Entry Level Business Development Assistant Non-profit Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Development Assistant
Organisation: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior
Manager Strategic Information & Business Development
Vacancy Code: BDASPDT(X1)
About US:
The Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI) is an international non-profit organization which is a
partnership of infectious diseases and public health specialists. The overall
objective of the IDI is to strengthen health systems with strong emphasis on
Infectious Diseases, through Research and Capacity Development. IDI has five
operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention,
Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services (provided
through a partnership with the Makerere University – John Hopkins University
Core Lab) and Outreach.
Job Summary:  The Business Development Assistant will
support acquisition of new business, further development of existing business,
and monitoring programmatic compliance across all the IDI main programmes.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support identifying opportunities for funding, in line with IDI
    strategy, across a broad range of funding agencies; and share such
    information with senior staff.
  • Support the development of proposals for funding new projects
    (primarily non-research) and extensions to existing projects.
  • Provide support in tracking compliance to proposal requests and
    reporting practices.
  • Monitor programmatic compliance on selected projects through
    processing institutional key performance indicators (KPI) reports.
  • Schedule team meetings, attend, take minutes and oversee meeting
  • Establish and maintain a manual & electronic filing record
    keeping system for Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and Business
    Development data. For easy storage and retrieval of documents, reports and
    correspondence related to M&E and Business Development.
  • May be required to work closely with the team to support project
    staff to prepare various reports that will reflect the status of
    indicators outlined in the M&E plan.
  • Any other duties specified by the Senior Manager (Strategic
    Information and Business Development).

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) Business
    Development Assistant job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant
    field such as Health, Social / Behavioural Sciences, Statistics, Finance,
    Business or Commerce.
  • One year of experience in proposal development and resource
    generation in the health sector.
  • Good organization skills including ability to track / monitor
    multiple funding prospects simultaneously.
  • Good interpersonal skills including strong verbal and written
    communication skills.
  • High proficiency in the use of Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and
  • Ability to work in a pro-active manner with little supervision.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should E-mail their updated CVs, which
should include details of email address (if any), present position, current
remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus
telephone contact to the following address. Please make sure that your
application letter, updated CV and certificates are attached as one document
and indicate the Vacancy code as the subject for your email
The Senior Human
Resource Manager,
Infectious Diseases
Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre,
Makerere University
Main Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere University,
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala,
Email to: hr@idi.co.ug
Deadline: 4th January 2019
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