Business Development Officer Careers – War Child Canada

Job Title:      Business
Development Officer
Organization: War
Child Canada
Reports to: Project
Manager, Secondary ALP Project
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
War Child Canada is
an internationally recognized charity that works with war-affected communities
to help children reclaim their childhood through access to education,
opportunity and justice. 
Job Summary:  The Business Development Officer will provide
capacity building and training in business development and management,
entrepreneurship, saving and continuous business technical and management
advice to Community Education Committees (CEC). He/she will work closely with:
District Education Office (DEO) and other relevant government departments,
non-governmental organizations, members of the lower secondary ALP program and
target secondary schools and ALP Centres, community leaders and other support
function staff in order to optimize overall effectiveness and impact.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Systems and
capacity Building:
  • Develop detailed income generating and business development
    strategy, systems, tools and guide;
  • Carry out capacity and gaps assessment and analysis among Community
    Education Committee (CEC) members of the project;
  • Develop, implement and monitor progress of the tailored capacity
    building training modules and plans for Community Education Committee
  • Contribute towards the development of WCC livelihood program in
Implementation and
  • Provide technical and management support to community Education
    Committees (CEC) to develop income generation business proposals and
  • Provide necessary technical and management support and guidance to
    Community Education Committees (CEC) in processing business licenses and
    registration with relevant local government authorities;
  • Provide technical and management support to Community Education
    Committees (CEC) in marketing, including establishing market linkages for,
    and promotion of, their products and services;
  • Working closely with Community Education Committees (CEC) and
    Secondary Schools and ALP Centers, facilitate the establishment and
    implementation of clear and agreed mechanisms, systems and plans for the
    use of income generated by CECs to support the schools and vulnerable
Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL):
  • Working closely with the Project Manager, and Monitoring, MEAL
    Manager, develop and implement a robust Monitoring and Evaluation
    (M&E) plan for Business and Income Generation development and
    management activities;
  • Carry out regular project assessment, document and disseminate
    successes, best practices and learning within WCC Uganda country program
    and stakeholders as necessary.
  • Network and liaise with other relevant local government and
    non-governmental actors, CEC members, community leaders and target
    secondary schools and ALP centers to draw their active participation,
    coordination and collaborative engagement in the planning, implementation,
    and review of project activities;
  • In consultation with the Project Manager, represent WCC Uganda at
    relevant sector cluster forums and coordination meetings in the district

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the War Child Canada Business Development Officer
    placement must hold an undergraduate degree in Entrepreneurship, Business
    management, Economics or similar with strong experience on small scale
    business initiatives;
  • Three years of work experience in developing, managing and
    supporting community based business and income generation projects and
  • Experienced facilitator and trainer, with training material
    development skills.
  • Advanced qualification in the relevant field will be a plus;
  • Knowledge and Understanding of the Geographical area
  • Affinity with War Child Canada’s mandate.
How to Apply:
All interested
applicants are invited t0 submit a curriculum vitae with an accompanying cover
letter and copies of relevant supporting documents.
Address to:
War Child Canada,
Plot 1006, Kironde
Road, Muyenga. Kampala
NB: Please
indicate the position on the left bottom corner of the envelope.
Deadline: 7th March 2019 by 5:00pm
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