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Earn over 180m as Embedded Investment Adviser - UK's Department for International Development (DFID)

Organization: The Department for International Development (DFID)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Annual Gross Salary Range: UGX 180,946,984 per annum

About DFID:
The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty. We're ending the need for aid by creating jobs, unlocking the potential of girls and women and helping to save lives when humanitarian emergencies hit.

About Invest Africa Project for Uganda:
The DfID funded Invest Africa is aimed at supporting the UIA to efficaciously perform its role of attracting quality foreign direct investment into Uganda’s manufacturing sectors. This will be attained by attracting responsible investors (including in terms of labour, environmental etc.) who can engage in sustainable investment, providing long-term quality jobs (particularly for women and the youth) and facilitate economic transformation (including spill-over effects for the broader economy). Invest Africa hopes to attain this objective by supporting improvements in Industrial parks and in building the capacity of the Uganda Investment Authority to carry out its mandate..

Job Summary: The Embedded Investment Adviser will set the Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) on a springboard to attract quality Foreign direct investment, and work in consultation with relevant UIA staff to guide them and mentor them into investment professions that will sustainably roll on the responsibility. This role will be at the front line of delivering Invest Africa in Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
UIA Capacity Development (in coordination with International Investment Specialist):
  • Keenly review and recommend improvements of the existing information and strategies relating to: Uganda’s economy, priority sectors for investment, laws and incentives, regulatory issues and issues affecting foreign investors.
  • Review and recommend improvements to UIA’s strategies, processes, systems, capacity and structures for supporting foreign investors, including through gathering feedback from existing and potential investors.
  • Organisation and delivery of capacity building and training of UIA staff as agreed upon with UIA.
  • To work with a technical officer from UIA who is assigned to work with the Consultant
Investor Support:
  • Regularly review and implement a robust investor facilitation and aftercare programme that will entail working with existing investors to support investments to be retained and expanded (particularly in manufacturing sectors).
  • Working with new/ potential investors to support investments to be made (particularly in manufacturing sectors).
  • This will include providing support to navigate/ simplify government processes (including with other Government of Uganda (GoU) departments which investors/ businesses have to work/ interact with).
  • Tasked with the analysis of investment opportunities, sectors and investment impediments and the necessary reforms to attract investors and get deals to close.
  • Supporting UIA to more systematically track investor concerns/ challenges/ problems and make improvements to processes accordingly.
  • Developing strong working relationships with UIA staff who service investors.
Support to Invest Africa Implementation:
  • Support to all Invest Africa implementation activities in Uganda including (but not limited to): diagnostics, events, visits, inception activities of main contractor, etc.
  • Responsible for the coordination amongst the Invest Africa implementation activities in Uganda including: information/ document sharing, introductions, etc.
Coordination and Information sharing:
  • Coordination and information sharing with donors, implementers, agencies, multilaterals working on similar agendas as Invest Africa.
  • Active coordination and information sharing with UIA, DFID and across a broad set of HMG colleagues (UK government: including CDC, PIDG, DIT, FCO, Trade Envoy).
  • Liaison and engagement with other DFID programmes.
  • Support the M&E contractor in undertaking baseline and other studies and lessons learned in country.
  • All information to be shared shall be through the Executive Director of UIA

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The suitable candidate should hold a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, Management, Development Studies, Public Administration, and International Business and similar or related discipline.
  • At least eight to ten years’ experience in leading Investment management in Public and private sector institutions, preferably in developing countries.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of industrialisation, investor decision-making factors and processes, African manufacturing and labour markets and global value chains
  • A self-starter who can work without close guidance and be very pro-active in finding opportunities to promote investment and learnings
  • A highly proactive communicator and networker with excellent written and spoken English
  • Strong facilitation skills, enabling different parties to collaborate
  • Good understanding of the working of government and donor development projects, policies and strategies
  • Good analytical programme problem solving and critical thinking skills and the ability to run multi-tasks

Personal Competencies:
  • Seeing the Big Picture
  • Changing and improving
  • Making effective decisions
  • Collaborating and Partnering
  • Delivering at Pace

Technical Competencies:
  • Trade and Investment
  • Legal and Regulatory Reform

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a filled application form, download here and send it to: AfricaHRHubRecruit@DFID.GOV.UK with a copy of their most recent CV including a well written Covering letter of no more than 1000 words. Please quote the following reference number when applying “UGA/0418”. Failure to do so may result in your application not being viewed.

Deadline: 27th April 2018

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