Business Development Officer Career Jobs – Skills for Life Uganda

Job Title:       Business Development Officer
Organization: Skills for
Life Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
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
building.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
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The Business Development Officer will secure long
term clients (NGOs) for Skills for Life and maintain business relations
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Compile, maintain and review a database of
international and local donor organizations
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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
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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
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Carry out assessment of organizations to determine
level of donor attractiveness
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Work closely with the CTO, advise and support CSOs
in development and review management policies and guidelines.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
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The Business Development Officer should preferably
hold a University degree in Business Management, Project Planning or related
field
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A minimum of three years’ experience in proposal and
strategy development
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Prior exposure and experience in conducting research
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of major donors
perspectives, requirements and standards for Africa
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Excellent computer skills Ms word, Excel, internet
(knowledge is SSPS is an added advantage)
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Exceptional writing and editing skills
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Detailed orientated and highly organized worker
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Ability to work on own initiative in an innovative
manner
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
to okwmoses@yahoo.com.
All the
relevant documents should be zipped in one folder not exceeding 2MB.
Deadline: Wednesday, 2nd December
2015
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