Senior Market Development Officer Relief Jobs – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Job Title:        Senior Market Development Officer
Organization: DanChurchAid
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager
About US:
DanChurchAid (DCA) is a faith-based, non-missionary relief and
development organization based in Copenhagen, Denmark and founded in 1922. DCA
has supported development and humanitarian programs in Uganda for over 35
years, working in partnership with local partners. DCA is a member of the ACT
Alliance. Our key competencies in Uganda are livelihoods and food security,
humanitarian response, and civil society development.
About Project:
DanChurchAid (DCA), through a partnership with Mercy Corps, has
received DfID funding to implement a market systems development approach in
Bidibidi refugee settlement to build sustainable livelihoods for refugee and
host communities.
Key Duties and
  • The Senior Market Development Officer will
    actively participate in the
    project baseline study
  • Identify
    and develop opportunities and resources available for the success of the
  • The
    incumbent will introduce the program to relevant stakeholders and foster
    on-going positive cooperation with them
  • Work
    in liaison with relevant stakeholders, plan, implement and monitor market
    system development activities in Bidibidi refugee settlement.
  • Develop
    capacity building materials for business, technical and financial
    capacities as well as participate in capacity building sessions.
  • Implement
    an e-voucher program to host and refugee communities through established
    agents and trader
  • Identify
    value-addition avenues that strengthen economic opportunities.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant for the Senior Market
    Development Officer job opportunity should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in a business related course
  • At least four years of hands-on experience
    in business
  • Previous exposure and experience with
    market facilitation, supporting systemic change and promoting supporting
    services indirectly
  • Knowledge of the agricultural sector
    highly desirable
  • Practical experience in working with
    micro, small and medium sized companies
  • Strong writing, communication,
    organization, prioritization and negotiating skills.
NB: Applicants from
within West Nile are encouraged to apply
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should email their
application letter, updated CVs and with contact details of three work-related
references, to with the subject line referring to the exact
job title.
Deadline: 20th August 2017
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