Business Development Manager Careers – KCB Bank Uganda

Job Title:    Business Development Manager

Organisation: KCB Bank Uganda

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

KCB Bank Uganda which is part of KCB Group, East Africa’s largest commercial bank that was established in 1896. Over the years, the Bank has grown and spread its wings into Tanzania, South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi completing the East African circuit in the year 2012


About Project:

The KCBF-GIZ, Employment for Development (E4D) Project is a joint KCBF and GIZ Project that seeks to increase employability and income generation through skills and enterprise development in the construction sector in Uganda for a total of 2,000 youth. To support E4D Project entrepreneurs in developing strategies for market acquisition, product selling, branding and business plan development.


Job Summary:  The Business Development Manager shall be responsible for overall implementation of the KCBF-GIZ E4D Project for Uganda. He/she shall be responsible for the overall Project and Financial Management, including planning, coordinating and implementation of the project; supporting monitoring, evaluation and learning; communications; optimal use of resources and the oversight of project strategic partnerships.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Mobilize and recruit beneficiaries into the E4D Uganda Project.
  • Oversee training of the recruited beneficiaries in collaboration with the selected training partners, including quality assurance of the trainings.
  • Establish linkages with other stakeholders in Uganda, to create opportunities for industrial attachments and job opportunities for the project beneficiaries.
  • Deliver interventions around capacity building and strengthening of vocational businesses for financial inclusion
  • Coordinate the Business Development Officers (BDOs) in the development of business plans, on-boarding workshops, business incubation services to all the beneficiaries.
  • Lead the BDOs in providing business incubation services to the beneficiaries for enterprise development.
  • Work with Country MD, Head of Marketing and KCBF Programme managers to ensure effective management of the relationships with KCB Foundation and the Project implementing partners and implementing partner institutions.
  • Coordinate with concerned local government, public sector and private sector partners and leverage necessary support for the program whilst strengthening linkages with the stakeholders.
  • Work with other KCB Bank Uganda functions to ensure compliance to Bank’s policies and procedures in execution of the Project including compliance to credit policies; work with other Bank’s functions to support integration of other Bank products into the Project.
  • Provide timely and effective program documentation, data management and reporting of the Project activities and performance, including success stories and testimonials
  • Ensure implementation of youth KCBF Safeguarding Policy and Procedures within the E4D Project.
  • Provide leadership to the team of BDOs working with him/her including performance management and talent development.
  • Successfully transition matured business enterprises to the bank through Shared value proposition

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree of Commerce (Finance or Accounting Option)/ Bachelor of Arts Economics/ BSC Mathematics/Engineering or any other related business discipline from a recognized and reputable institution. A Master’s in Business Administration is an added advantage.
  • At least three years of relevant work experience.
  • Leadership experience with a strategic perspective and commercial awareness.
  • People management skills
  • Financial analysis and performance management
  • Credit administration
  • Risk management
  • Relationship management and customer service skills
  • Compliance
  • Project management
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer literate.


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 4th November 2021 


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