Jobs in Uganda - 2 Business Development & Investor Support Officers Jobs at Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA)

2 Business Development and Investor Support Officers Job Posts

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 02

Deadline: 05 April 2021

Hiring Organization: Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA)

JOB DETAILS:
Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA) is a Statutory Body established by the Free Zones Act, 2014, for the purpose of creating opportunities for export-oriented investment and job creation. The Authority is positioning itself to establish industrial infrastructure, attract developers and Operators and provide innovative Investor Support Services in Free Zones, Export processing Zones and Free Ports. The Authority is seeking to recruit persons with high integrity, dedication and commitment to fill the following position:
Job Title: Business Development & Investor Support Officer
Reports to: Business Development & Investor Support Executive
Terms: Three-Year Contract (Renewable upon satisfactory performance)
Scale: UF5 Age Range: 24 - 30 Years
Job Summary
To promote, facilitate & monitor Free Zones, Export Processing Zones and Free Ports .

Key Roles and Responsibilities
• Assist the Business Development Executive to Market feasibility studies carried out for Free Zones development;
• Assist the Business Development Executive to promote and market the Free Zones Programme, its products and services to domestic and foreign investors;
• Develop and manage relationships with relevant institutions both locally and internationally for lead generation and investor attraction;
• Liaise with Ministries, Agencies and Local Governments to secure approvals, licenses and permits for free Zones, Export Processing Zones and Free Ports
• Inspect prospective and existing free zones with relevant MALGs to monitor performance, & ensure provision of physical amenities and relevant infrastructure
• Provide facilitation and after care services to existing Free Zones
• Liaise with competent authorities to ensure Free Zones comply with required conditions for supervision, management and control
• Any other duties assigned from time to time.


Basic Qualifications
An honours Bachelor's degree in Economics, Commerce, Marketing, Business Administration, Development Studies, Public Administration, Social Sciences, Social Work & Social Administration or any other related field.
Experience
A minimum 2 years' working experience in the relevant field in a reputable institution.


Character and Competences
• Innovative with a proven high level of integrity;
• Ability to work independently and in a team;
• Proposal writing skills;
• Self-motivation and capability to work under tight deadline in a competitive environment.


Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Application procedure

UFZA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity and gender equality. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
Interested applicants who meet the requirement may send applications accompanied by a comprehensive CV with 3 referees, copies of transcripts and certificates as well as other relevant academic and professional credentials including daytime contact addressed to;
The Director General
Attn: Head Projects and Consultancy Department
Uganda Management Institute
Plot No. 44/52 Jinja Road, Kampala
P.O. Box 20131 Kampala, Uganda
Submit hard-copies to the address above or soft copies to consultancies@umi.ac.ug or umijobs2019@gmail.com to be received not later than 3:00pm of Monday, 5th April 2021
Please visit these websites for more information: www.umi.ac.ug or www.freezones.go.ug

Date Posted: 2021-03-24

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