Business Development Officer Career Jobs – Skills for Life Uganda

Job Title:       Business Development Officer
Organization: Skills for
Life Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Skills for Life
Uganda is a regional management consultancy firm currently operating in Uganda
and South Sudan. The organization is specialized in resource mobilization
(fundraising) for NGOs, organizational development, Research (Base line
surveys, KAP surveys), monitoring and evaluation, peace building and capacity
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
The Business Development Officer will secure long
term clients (NGOs) for Skills for Life and maintain business relations
Compile, maintain and review a database of
international and local donor organizations
Take a leading role in writing funding proposals and
ensure their timely submission
Support the Chief Technical Officer (CTO) in
identifying consultancy assignments both national and international, write
technical and financial proposals and ensure timely submission
Initiative and implement various income generating
strategies for Skills for Life
Undertake independent research in finding
alternative resources for long-term sustainability of S4L clients
Build contacts with potential individual donors and
raise funds for the activities of the organizations
Coordinate and represent the S4L in networking,
information sharing and other events
Carry out assessment of organizations to determine
level of donor attractiveness
Work closely with the CTO, advise and support CSOs
in development and review management policies and guidelines.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
The Business Development Officer should preferably
hold a University degree in Business Management, Project Planning or related
A minimum of three years’ experience in proposal and
strategy development
Prior exposure and experience in conducting research
Broad knowledge and understanding of major donors
perspectives, requirements and standards for Africa
Excellent computer skills Ms word, Excel, internet
(knowledge is SSPS is an added advantage)
Exceptional writing and editing skills
Detailed orientated and highly organized worker
Ability to work on own initiative in an innovative
NB: Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
How to Apply:  
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications including an
application letter, current CV and copies of their academic credentials all
zipped in one folder not exceeding 2MB to the Chief Technical Officer via email
All the
relevant documents should be zipped in one folder not exceeding 2MB.
Deadline: Wednesday, 2nd December
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