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Monday, May 7, 2018

Deputy Director Business Development Job at Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Deputy Director Business Development

Jobs at:
Uganda Investment Authority (UIA)

Deadline of this Job:
Not later than 4:30pm on Monday, 21st May 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Uganda investment Authority (UIA), set up under the investment code 1991 is a statutory agency mandated to initiate and support measures that enhance investment in Uganda and advise Government on appropriate policies conducive for investment promotion and growth in Uganda Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions
Title: Deputy Director Business Development
Reports to: Director/ Investment Promotion & Business Development
Job Summary: supports the Director to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate business registration and aftercare services in order to promote Uganda as a competitive country tor doing business.
Key Result Areas:
  • Advising the Director about trends, opportunities, issues and problems impacting investors in Uganda in order to facilitate strategic decision making
  • Inventory of impelling and impeding ‘factors to doing business in Uganda’ prepared and regularly updated.
  • Participating in regional economic integration affairs
  • Conducting annual investor field survey and other data collection activities.
  • Conducting continuous liaison with partner agencies.
  • Co-ordinating the Presidential Investors Round Table
  • Developing integrated information systems for efficient service delivery to prospective investors.
  • Provision of excellent customer/aftercare services
  • Champion periodic review of relevant laws to investment and advocacy for appropriate changes in the relevant legislation affecting investment.
  • Participating in appraisal of departmental staff
  • Preparing periodic performance reports
  • Executing any other undertakings as may be assigned by the Director
Profile Specifications
  • Bachelors in Commerce, Economics, Development Studies, Social Sciences, or related discipline
  • A Masters’ degree in a relevant discipline e. g Business, Economics, Marketing, etc.
  • Deep knowledge of the global and Ugandan business and investment environment Bachelors in Commerce, Economics, Development Studies, Social Sciences, or related discipline
  • At least 7 years’ work experience and 5 years global/regional experience in business development and marketing at senior management level
Job application procedure
Applications with comprehensive typed CV, copies of certificates and/or testimonials together with the applicant's telephone contact, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees should be sent to;
The Executive Director
Uganda investment Authority
P. O. Box 7418, Kampala.
Not later than 4:30pm on Monday, 21st May 2018.
- Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews
- Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.