Several Fresher Young Professional, Business Development Jobs – Sustainet Group Limited

Organisation: Sustainet
Group Limited
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
The SustaiNet Group
(SGL) Young Professionals Scheme (YP) offers an entry-point and
learning-oriented job opportunity for young and sharp minds who aspire to hone
their skills to pursue a career in the field of international development
consulting. SGL offers YP positions for a period of 12 months, with a
possibility of subsequent award of a fully-fledged employment contract
depending on performance. The YPs will work with the SGL Consultancy and
Project Team to realize the company’s consultancy ambitions in the field of
environmentally sustainable and socially responsible entrepreneur-driven
agricultural development. The YP will be coached, trained and challenged to
demonstrate high performance in the following five areas by the end of the
  • Knowledge acquisition and critical analysis
  • Sector and content knowledge
  • Innovation
  • Client and stakeholder networking
  • Tender development
  • Project management
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Assist general
management and information gathering
  • Acquire information of SGL sector/thematic priority areas and background
    information regarding clients’ and funding agencies’ strategies and
    programming initiatives
  • Maintain team files through electronic and hard copy filing and
    retrieve documents when required
  • Prepare and schedule meetings, appointments for managers and record,
    compile and distribute minutes of meetings
  • Support ad hoc/daily management/any other duty assigned by BD
Assist EoI/tender
  • Assist due diligence and fact-finding before and during proposal
  • Preparation of SGL references according to required
  • Search for suitable experts, assist selection of experts, checking
    interest/availability, organisation of interviews and contacting
  • Format expert cv for various tenders as per the clients’ requirements
  • Prepare draft administrative documents for EOIs or proposals
    according to the tender requirements
  • Act as Supporting Manager of specific EoIs/tenders as instructed
Assist project
  • Collect timesheets and supporting documents from experts
  • Perform specific backstopping duties as instructed by BD Manager
Assist marketing
and networking
  • Support networking by Managers and Directors as needed
  • Support maintenance of SGL website, LinkedIn account and similar
  • Handle requests for information, data and resolve administrative
    problems and inquiries and prepare written responses to routine enquiries;
Assist systems
  • Maintain database of CVs and other databases through constant
  • Contribute to systems development as instructed by BD Manager
  • Facilitate / plan all travel & accommodation logistics for the
    company and its partners i.e booking of flights, hotels, taxis
  • Receive, sort and distribute letters / communications received
    internally or from post office
  • Attending to visitors and advising them accordingly
  • Facilitate processing of immigration documents for the company
    employees / partners
  • Facilitate procurement processes in line with the company policy
  • Maintain records of expenses with proper supporting documents and
    forward to the HQ as advised

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or any
    related field required (Masters desirable)
  • At least two years’ experience in the field of international
    development in SGL thematic areas
  • Experience from national/international NGOs or consultancy companies
    desirable, specifically relating to preparation of EoIs and tenders
  • Excellent analytical capacity and report writing skills required
  • Preferably Ugandan Nationals only.
  • Age: Between 25 to
    30 years of age
How to Apply:
All candidates
should Email their applications to  with the latest CV (max 2 pages), motivated
statement indicating (max 1 page) with;
Why you’re applying
–your ambitions, what interests you about the job
What makes you
suitable – such as your experience, skills, or achievements
Your analysis of
what it takes to be a successful consultancy company in international
Deadline: 10th April 2019
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