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Graduate Trainee Programme-Cedar Africa Group

Job Title:   Gatsby Africa,  Graduate Trainee Programme – Aquaculture 

Organisation: Cedar Africa Group

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Cedar Africa Group is an advisory and training firm, specialising in creating environments in which people and organisations thrive. We are the centre for Prosci® and change management in East Africa. We are also a trusted partner for organisations across the region, with strong expertise in talent management, coaching and outplacement. We are known for our tailored solutions that address the people side of strategic and operational change. Founded in 2012, Cedar Africa Group has worked with over a thousand clients in more than 10 countries.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

The program will involve

  • A twelve-month business placement with a leading fish farm. This will be a rotational placement, providing experience in a variety of different departments (nursery management, production data analytics, Human resource and administration, feed, marketing etc.).
  • Professional support and guidance from globally renowned experts and business leaders in the Aquaculture industry.
  • Regular mentorship sessions with a dedicated commercial aquaculture expert.
  • The opportunity to work alongside and learn from highly specialized teams such as aquaculture financing, fish health and environmental management systems.
  • Structured and targeted professional development opportunities, which can be accessed online, through tutorials, farm visits, and coaching programs.
  • A final assignment where trainees will be required to prepare a production model and analysis write-up.
  • Ultimately, you will gain world-class commercial expertise in business and aquaculture that will set you apart from your peers in a fast growing job market.


NB: Gatsby Africa will support trainees with a monthly stipend for the duration of the programme.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must be a fresh graduate with a recent BSC degree of second upper class or higher distinction in one of the following subjects; Fisheries and Aquaculture, Agriculture (preferably animal sciences) or any biological science
  • Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Office programmes particularly Excel.
  • A methodical and accurate approach to their work with strong attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • The ability to remain calm and focused under pressure.
  • A practical, hands-on approach with a willingness to roll their sleeves up and get involved.



  • Gain exceptional training and expertise in commercial aquaculture at the top farms in East Africa.
  • Benefit from personalized guidance from experienced industry professionals.
  • Increase your employability with potential employers.
  • Throughout the program, trainees will be provided with a monthly stipend.
  • The graduate trainee programme is for a fixed period of twelve months without extension.


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 16th August 2023



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