Tetra Tech US Career Jobs – Business Growth Specialist

Organisation: Tetra Tech
Funding
Source:
USAID
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About
US:
Tetra Tech is
a leading provider of consulting, engineering, program management, construction
management, and technical services based in the USA. The Company supports
government and commercial clients by providing innovative solutions focused on agriculture
and economic growth, water infrastructure, environment and natural resources,
land tenure and property rights, democracy and governance, climate change adaptation,
gender and youth inclusion, and energy. Tetra Tech implements several
development programs, including the USAID Uganda Feed the Future Agricultural
Inputs Activity.
Job
Summary:
The Business Growth Specialist will render support in a broad range of
agro-input firms to improve their business performance including customer
management, marketing and promotions, business/financial management and
building retail networks. The incumbent will also be responsible for mobilizing
and coordinating a wide range of stakeholders to fight the problem of
counterfeit agricultural inputs in the region and promote better access to high
quality inputs and agricultural services for farmers.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicant should hold a first degree in a business-related
field
·        
A minimum of four years of related experience
·        
Candidates with experience in one or more of the
following will be highly competitive:
o   Business
start-up, failing and trying again: entrepreneurs who aren’t afraid and can
learn quickly
o   Business
management, sales and marketing: people who understand how to change people’s
behavior and drive performance improvements (experience in ICT, media and telecommunications
is highly desired)
o   Stakeholder
coordination and coalition building working with a wide range of private
sector, local government, civil society, and agricultural actors.
·        
Be a serious self-starter.
·        
Ability to work independently and effectively.
·        
Ability to work well with a wide range of people,
inspire passion and involvement, and motivate others to collaborate.
·        
Ability and eagerness to reside outside Kampala
·        
Personal
Competencies:
Strategic thinking; Creative problem solving;
Effective listening, learning, and communicating; Teamwork; and ICT savvy.
NB:
Candidates with CVs and motivation letters that communicate clearly how well
they satisfy and surpass the above mentioned desired experiences and
capabilities will be read first and invited for interviews.
How
to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications to
aginputsrecruitment@gmail.com referencing BGS in the subject line. Be sure that
names of ALL FILES include your surname. Do not attach copies of certificates
or degrees.
Deadline:
Friday, 22d January, 2016.
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