Business Growth and Development Manager Career at UGAFODE Microfinance



Organisation: UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

Job Summary:  The Business Growth and Development Manager will be responsible for assessment of marketing opportunities and target markets, intelligence gathering on customers and competitors, generating leads for possible sales, follow-up sales activity, formal proposal writing and business model design.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Offer leadership and direction marketing, business development and external affairs function including development of marketing strategies that incorporate product development, promotion, communication, and selling.
  • To initiate thoughts and processes leading to overall business growth and development paying particular attention to marketing and client research and transformation impact assessment.
  • Investigate the economic conditions surrounding small business activity such as industry trends and competition.
  • Conduct extensive market research prior to starting up your business and continue gathering information throughout the life of the business.
  • Prepare a detailed business plan to maintain sight of Business goals and objectives
  • Secure sufficient financial resources for future development or expansion.
  • Attend workshops, trade shows, and seminars to keep up-to-date on changes in the industry.
  • Develop a situation analysis of the Business including its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to assist in the development of a strategic plan for the future of the business.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should possess a Bachelors' degree/ Masters in Business from reputable Institutions with good grades in Business Administration Marketing or its equivalent from reputable institutions
  • Candidates should have at least 5 years' working experience in a financial institution and
  • Knowledge in Product Development
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • A pro- active starter who can operate both individually and as part of the team
  • Outstanding needs analysis, positioning, business justification and closing skills
  • Superior presentation and excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High commercial acumen and a record of confidence dealing with middle managers through to decision markers
Age: 30 and 40 years

How to Apply:
If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience, desire to make a difference, then apply immediately and send a detailed CV, stating your current salary, salary expectation, certified copies of complete academic transcripts and professional certificates, postal address, names of 3 referees and a daytime telephone contact to the Human Resource Manager using the address below ;

UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)
P.O. Box 30815, Kampala
Tel + 256 414 257 181
SILVA Arcade, Plot 62 Bombo Road
Email address: admin@ugafode.co.ug
Website: http://www.ugafode.co.ug

Deadline: 20th September, 2013

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