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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Business Development and Marketing Officer Job at Self Help Africa ( SHA ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Business Development and Marketing Officer 

Jobs at:
Self Help Africa ( SHA ) 

Deadline of this Job:
19th November 2018

Duty Station:
Hoima, Uganda 

Summary
Date Posted: 12th November 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

JOB DETAILS:
Self Help Africa ( SHA ) is an International Non-Governmental Organization implementing rural development, sustainable food and livelihoods security programmes in nine countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. SHA’s vision is an economically thriving and resilient rural Africa with a mission to support sustainable livelihoods for Uganda’s smallholder farmers. SHA has been working in Uganda for close to 20 years. Self Help Africa Uganda urgently seeks to recruit suitable candidates to fill the following position.

Business Development and Marketing Officer (Based in Hoima)

The position is based within the project for the “Design & (Partial) Implementation of the Pilot Agriculture Development Programme (ADP) in the Albertine Region of Uganda”. The project advances the vision of the Ugandan Government to establish the Albertine region as an exemplar of value-added commercial agriculture production that will contribute to a prosperous Albertine Region and Uganda at large.
The Business Development and Marketing Officer will work with a team of specialist consultants who will be responsible for the design and partial implementation of the project. The officer will need to be a person with a business development background and familiar with the Albertine Region. He/she will be responsible for identifying and supporting SMEs that are in-line with value chains that will be supported during the first phase of the project. Reporting directly to the Team Leader, the the Business Development and Marketing Officer responsibility shall include:
  • Reviewing and up-dating value chains analyses information for chosen commodities or value chains.
  • Supporting smallholder farmers and other SMEs to develop and implement enterprises that are supported by the project
  • Facilitate access to financial services for smallholder farmers
  • Facilitate linkages between the project actors and other private and public services providers in the area
Job application procedure
The Job Descriptions for the positions and Application Forms can be downloaded at https://selfhelpafrica.org/uk/category/careers/  Qualified candidates should send a completed application form by E-mail as follows: - uganda@selfhelpafrica.net . Please type “Enterprise Development Advisor” - [your name]” or “Nutrition and Gender Advisor” - [your name] or “Business Development and Marketing Officer” - [your name]” in the subject line of the e-mail. The closing date for receiving applications is not later than Close of Business on Monday 19th November 2018.
Please do not send certificates at this stage. Due to the anticipated high volume of applications, kindly note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Self Help Africa is an equal opportunities employer