Amatheon Agri Uganda Ltd (AAU) was founded in 2013 to establish large-scale commercial farming operations in Nwoya District, north-western Uganda. Since then, it has developed more than 3,000 hectares for rain-fed cropping activities and successfully engages more than 1,800 smallscale farmers through its Outgrower Programme.
AAU is part of the Amatheon Agri Group – a European agribusiness and food company headquartered in Germany and operating in Sub- Saharan Africa. Focusing on farming, trading and food processing, Amatheon integrates its activities along the agricultural value chain and invested more than US$100 million in sub-Sahara Africa. As a triple-bottom-line company, Amatheon acts as an anchor investor in rural areas to uplift neighboring communities economically, socially and environmentally. A combination of international expertise with localized Africa know-how, and a long-term vision with a sustainable approach, makes it set to become a leading player in the African food sector.
The intern will support the Sustainable Development Manager in daily activities and duties. The Sustainable Development department is responsible for the company’s social due diligence, environmental compliance, community engagement, communications and overall sustainability strategy.
If you qualify for the above position, please send your application letter and CV/Resume either by email to: Career.AAU(at)amatheon-agri.com. Deadline for submission of applications is 3 February 2017. Please include three referees to verify your academic background. We appreciate all your interest, but will only be able to respond to shortlisted applicants with further instructions.
10 – max. 20 hours per week
Berlin, presence in the office required (flexible)
Negotiable, based on qualifications and experience
Amatheon Agri is looking for an intern / work student who wants to get experiences in the work of an international agrifood company. We are looking for an all-rounder who brings knowledge and passion in the topics of agricultural production, food quality and logistics. We offer exciting insights into the work of Amatheon’s different departments, all linked with our operations across Africa!
The candidate should currently be studying e.g. food technology, food security, biologist, agricultural sciences, or similar, and should be highly organised and capable of working with minimal supervision.
If you qualify for the above position, please send your application letter, your certificate of enrolment at university and CV by email to: career(at)amatheon-agri.com.
Please indicate in the email subject line the position you apply for. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted with further instructions.
Induction training will start after successful application procedure.