Impact Team Officer - Emata

Product Management · Bugolobi, Kampala
Department Product Management
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Are you passionate about working with farmers, enjoy connecting with people, and have a talent for putting a smile on everyone’s face? We are looking for someone to join tech solution Emata’s impact team. Be a key part in helping us change lives by bringing affordable loans to farmers.

  

ABOUT US

Emata is on a mission to provide affordable and digital financial products to farmers across East Africa. The company was started in 2020 and is the first digital lender for farmers in Uganda. Emata loans are up to 5x more affordable than current alternatives and empower farmers to invest in their farms and prosper. We achieve this by leveraging cutting edge developments in technology and data science.


We have a diverse and brilliant team of developers, product managers, impact officers and data scientists. We give you both the freedom and responsibility to innovate and create work that makes you stand out. We continuously invest in personal development through training and certifications, in addition to offering health insurance, salary loans, flexible "Work from home"- policy, and daily lunches in our office garden. 


Emata is a spin-off of, and shares offices with, the software development company Laboremus Uganda. It is out of Laboremus' expertise from working with financial technology in Uganda and abroad that the idea of Emata was born.


Read more about Emata.

Read more about Laboremus.


WHAT YOU WOULD DO

As part of our Impact Team, you perform our field activities and play a key part in scaling up, training and supporting dairy cooperatives, crop aggregators and farmers that use Emata. You also act as a link between our technical and product teams and the users to collect feedback and promote Emata and its vision. More concretely, your responsibilities include: 

  • Select, sign-up, onboard, train and support dairy cooperatives 
  • Rollout our digital loan product to crop farmers
  • Build and maintain relationships with partner NGOs, dairy cooperatives, crop aggregators, and farmers. 
  • Observe and collect user feedback to support continuous product development. 
  • Give presentations and demos

You will work closely with the Emata product team.  The position will be located in the central region with frequent travel to the field. 

 
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR 

We are looking for an outgoing and communicative person with great talent and skill for training people and building trustful relationships.


In a perfect world you bring the following:

  • Ability to build and manage relationships with people from all walks of life 
  • Commercial drive and ability to convert prospective clients 
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Customer service attitude
  • Self-starting and can-do mentality 
  • Structured and organized working style 
  • Professional command of English, Luganda and Runyankole  
  • Computer proficiency
  • Driving license  
  • Prior experience in technology or agriculture is an added advantage. 


WHAT WE OFFER 

Apart from a fun, fast and meaningful working environment, we offer: 

  • Competitive payment.  
  • Continuous investment in your personal development through training, courses and certifications. 
  • Comprehensive benefits package, incl. health insurance, lunch, airtime allowance, access to salary loans and more. 

Are you the one we're looking for? 

 
Does this sound like you? Apply now!

 

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  • Location
    Bugolobi, Kampala
  • Department
    Product Management
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level