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Director Strategy Business Development Job at Uganda Coffee Development Authority ( UCDA ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Director Strategy Business Development

Jobs at:
Uganda Coffee Development Authority ( UCDA )

Deadline of this Job:
14th August 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Our Client, Uganda Coffee Development Authority ( UCDA ) is established as a public Authority with a mandate to promote and oversee the coffee industry by supporting research, promoting production, controlling the quality and improving the marketing of coffee in order to optimize foreign exchange earnings for the country and payments to the farmers. UCDA envisions a sustainable coffee industry with high stakeholder value for social economic transformation. The Authority’s mission is “To facilitate increase in quality coffee production, productivity, and consumption". In order to achieve its mandate, UCDA is desirous of recruiting motivated, qualified and competent professionals to fill the following vacant position:
Title: Director Strategy Business Development
The Director Strategy and Business Development will report to the Managing Director and will head the Directorate of Strategy and Business Development. He/she will provide leadership and technical guidance in development of coffee policies, strategies and corporate plans of the Authority in line with her statutory mandate and national priorities.
Minimum requirements
  • Master’s degree in any one of the following fields: Economics, Economic Policy and Planning, Economic Policy Management, Business Administration, Coffee Economics, Quantitative Economics, Development Evaluation or Public Policy.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in any one of the following fields: Economics, Quantitative Economic Business Statistics, Business Administration, Commerce, Coffee Economics or Social Science
  •  Post graduate qualification in Monitoring and Evaluation or Project Planning will be an added advantage.
  • At least ten (10) years’ relevant experience in a reputable organization, seven (7) years of which should have been at a senior level in policy and strategy formulation and analysis, research, project conceptualization and management.
Job application procedure
if your qualifications and experience match the requirements any of these roles, please email your application quoting the relevant job title to Executive Selection Division, KPMG at the following email address: esd@kpmg.co.ug.
Your application should be a maximum of 2MB including a cover letter (maximum 1 page) summarizing why you consider yourself particularly well suited for the position, your CV and certified copies of professional/academic certificates.
All applications should be sent via email, clearly stating the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email. Please visit http://ugandacoffee.go.ug/careers  for more details regarding the vacancies. Closing date for receipt of applications will be 14th August 2017 (Not later than 17:00 hrs Local Time).
Applications will be selected on merit and only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. For any questions regarding the application process please contact Executive Selection Division, KPMG on +256 414 347833, +256 414346294 or +256 414 340 315.