Senior Grant Specialist/Assistant Grants Manager World Bank SDF Project Jobs – Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)

Organization: Private
Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)
Project Name: Skills
Development Facility (SDF)
Funding source:
World Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Head
Skills Development Facility
About US:
Private Sector
Foundation Uganda (PSFU) is Uganda’s apex body for the private sector. It is
made up of over 200 business associations, corporate bodies and the major
public sector agencies that support private sector growth. Since its founding
in 1995, PSFU has served as a focal point for private sector advocacy as well
as capacity building and continues to sustain a positive policy dialogue with
Government on behalf of the private sector.
About World Bank SDF Project:
The Government of
Uganda received credit from the World Bank towards implementation of the Uganda
Competitive Fund for employer-led short-term training (Uganda Skills
Development Fund -USDF). The Uganda competitive fund for employer-led
short-term training is part of the Skilling Uganda Project addressing
prevailing skills imbalances and shortages in Uganda. An important element of
the initiative is to facilitate collaboration between training providers and
industry to promote demand driven skills development with special attention to
innovative modes of training. The USD 18 Million matching grant facility – SDF
is managed by the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU). The Project
component has a total budget of 21.8 Million USD including operational costs.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Senior Grant Specialist/Assistant Grants
    Manager job must hold a Master’s Degree in Business Administration,
    Economics, Finance or related field from a recognized institution.
  • Eight years of senior management experience in a reputable
    organization.
  • Previous experience in mentoring and offering Business Development
    Support for SMEs on development programs for at least three years.
  • At least five years of financial management experience
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send an application letter with an
updated CV and support academic documents in hardcopy to:
Head SDF Private
Sector Foundation Uganda, Plot 43 Nakasero Road, P.O. Box 7683 Kampala
Deadline: 19th November 2018
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