Business Development Executive Career Job – Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA)

Organisation: Uganda Free
Zones Authority (UFZA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Manager
(Operations and Business Development)
Job Reference No: FZ/HRM/4/15
About US:
The Uganda Free
Zones Authority is mandated to establish, develop, manage, market, maintain,
supervise, control and to provide for other related matters of Free Zones in
Uganda, as outlined in section 13 sub-section 1 to 2 of the Free Zones Act,
Job Summary: The Business
Development Executive will be in charge of promoting and coordinating investment,
mobilisation of resources for developing the Free Zones and formulate market
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The incumbent will take lead in the identification
and development of new business opportunities for development of industrial
Free Zones;
Conduct feasibility studies on Free Zone
Develop and promote cluster strategies for priority
sectors such as ICT/BPO, Agro-processing and Logistics;
Actively promote and market the Free Zones
Programme, its products and services;
Build and strengthen working relationships with the
relevant institutions, both locally and internationally;
In charge of sourcing of finances (private sector,
development partners) for Free Zones projects and prepare appropriate
Formulate proposals for resource mobilization;
Keenly review business and project implementation
Initiate PPP Joint Ventures for the management and
maintenance function;
Perform any other duties assigned from time to time
by the Manager (Operations and Business Development).
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s degree in
Economics, Business Administration, Finance, Project Management, or any related
field. Possession of a Master’s Degree or postgraduate qualification in a
related field is an added advantage.
A minimum of four years’ experience in a similar
position in a reputable organisation.
Possess skills in writing proposals and grant
applications to solicit funds from various development partners to support the
Activities of the Authority
Excellent analytical and project management skills;
Good networking skills;
Excellent organizational skills;
Excellent communication and presentation skills;
Ability to work in a team;
Excellent computer skills;
Self-motivation and capability to work under tight
deadline in a competitive environment
Excellent interpersonal skills;
High degree of integrity.      
Age: Between 25 – 35
years old
How to Apply: 
Al suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their application
letters quoting the reference number (Check top of advert) for the post applied
for accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae (CV), names and addresses of
three (3) referees (at least one of whom must be a current/former employer),
photocopies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts. The
complete application packages should be sent to:
The Manager
(Human Resource and Administration),
Uganda Free
Zones Authority,
6th Floor,
Communications House,
Plot 1 Colville
P.O. Box 37578,
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: Thursday, 26th
November, 2015
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