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

Business Development & Investor Support Executive Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

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 Executive
Reports to: Manager (Business Development & Investor
Terms: Three-Year Contract Support) (Renewable upon satisfactory performance)
Scale: UF4
Age Range: 28-35 Years
Job Summary
To promote and coordinate investment, mobilisation of resources for developing the Free Zones, Export Processing Zones and Free Ports and implement marketing strategies. .

Key Roles and Responsibilities
• Identify and develop new business opportunities for Free Zones, export processing zones and Free Ports;
• Market feasibility studies carried out in public Free Zones, Export Processing zones and Free Port establishments to private developers and operators;
• Develop and promote cluster strategies for priority target sectors;
• Promote and market the Free Zones Programme, its products and services among investors and other stakeholders;
• Develop linkages with the relevant institutions both locally and internationally,
• Prepare proposals for resource mobilization for Free Zones projects
• Review business and project implementation plans;
• Assist with Public-Private Partnerships, and Joint Ventures for the development of Free Zones;
• Liaise with Ministries, Government Agencies and Local Governments with regard to development and facilitation of free Zones, Export Processing Zones and Free Ports
• Any other duties assigned from time to time.


Basic Qualifications
• A Master's degree in in Economics, Business Administration, Marketing, or any related field from a recognized University.
• An honors Bachelor's degree in Economics, Commerce, Marketing, Business Administration, Social Sciences or any other
• related field.
• A professional qualification in Marketing will be an added advantage.
Experience
• A minimum of 5 years' working experience in the relevant field in a reputable institution.


Character and Competences
• Innovative and with a proven high level of integrity;
• Ability to work independently and in a team;
• Excellent interpersonal and Communication skills;
• Excellent analytical skills; 5. Proposal writing skills;
• Excellent knowledge of the Economy
• Proficiency in the relevant computer packages;
• Self-motivation and capability to work under tight deadline in a competitive environment.


Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Postgraduate 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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