Director Export Markets Development & Promotions Job Opportunity - Uganda Export Promotion Board (UEPB)

Organisation: Uganda Export Promotion Board (UEPB)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

About US:
Uganda Export Promotion Board (UEPB) which is an equal opportunities employer is a semiautonomous public agency set up by the Uganda Export Promotion Board Act 1996 under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives with the main objective of facilitating the development, promotion and coordination of all export- related activities that lead to export growth on a sustainable basis.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The jobholder will provide technical and administrative leadership of the Division
  • Prepare annual work plans, programmes and budgets for the Directorate
  • Keenly monitor and evaluate performance management system in the Directorate
  • Provide technical advice to the ED and other stakeholders on export marketing
  • Coordinate research activities relating to export market development including export promotion (buyers and sellers, organise trade fairs, expos, etc.).

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Export Promotions Board (UEPB) Director Export Markets Development & Promotions must be a Ugandan who holds an Honors Bachelors’ Degree in any of the following: Economics, Agriculture, Marketing, International Business, or International Trade from a recognized degree awarding University or Institution, and Masters’ Degree in Marketing, International Business, or International Trade.
  • Membership to a relevant Professional Body and professional qualifications in Marketing, Management or Logistics management will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of eight years at senior or management level gained in a similar function from a reputable organization, (4) four years of which should be in private sector.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of global trading environment, market research, and marketing communications
  • Proven ability of an effective team leader
  • Ability to coach and mentor
  • Have knowledge of intellectual property and branding.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified Ugandan applicants should send their applications including; cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, three referees, copies of certified academic transcripts and certificates either by hand addressed to :

The Executive Director,
Uganda Export Promotion Board,
2nd floor, UEDCL Towers
Plot 37 Nakasero Road,
P.O. Box 5045, Kampala. Uganda

NB: The post applied for should be indicated on the right hand top corner of the envelope.
While we thank all applicants for showing interest, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Deadline: 29th January 2018 by 5:00pm

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