Partnership Coordinator Career Opportunity at Uganda Wildlife Authority

We are retained by Uganda Wildlife Authority to assist identify qualified, experienced and competent individuals of integrity to fill seven senior positions in its headquarters in Kampala.
UWA is a semi-autonomous agency under the Ministry of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities. It was established in 1996 by the Wildlife Act Cap 200 of 2000. Its mission is to conserve and sustainably manage the wildlife and protected areas in Uganda in partnership with the neighboring communities and other stakeholders for the benefit of the people of Uganda and the global community.
Our Client, an equal opportunity employer, is looking for high caliber, self-motivated and results oriented Ugandan professionals to fill the posts. This position is for a period of four years, renewable.
Job Purpose: Reporting to the Director, Legal and Corporate Services, the Partnership Coordinator will initiate and maintain relationships with various stakeholders, individuals, groups and institutions through the development of strategic partnerships for the purpose of facilitating, supporting and boosting UWA operations in line with UWA Mission and Strategic Plan.
Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Initiate and maintain contact with identified partners and interest them on UWA mandate in line with UWA mission and strategic plan.
·         Participate and/or draw project proposals for funding by UWA partners in line with UWA strategic plan, partnership policy and annual operations budgets.
·         Develop partnership coordination policy, work systems and guidelines in line with UWA mission and strategic plan.
·         Coordinate and monitor the activities of the various partners ensuring compliance with approved project and funding documents and in line with UWA mission and strategic plan.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Bachelors degree in natural resource management , business administration or mass communication
·         A masters degree or higher in either mass communication, business management, international relations or a related subject an advantage
·         Postgraduate qualification in any of the aforementioned fields or professional qualification an advantage
·         Computer literate (MS-Office)
·         Minimum of 5 years demonstrated experience in the field of partnership management with both national and international exposure at a senior level
·         Interpretive skills of international and national laws that govern cross border and local strategic relations and protocol
·         Skills in formulating partnership management policies and developing appropriate procedures and systems
·         Coordination and follow-up skills
·         Analytical and decision making skills
·         Ability to coordinate partnership development/ enhancement activities
·         Excellent communication and report writing skills.
·         Excellent lobbying, proposal writing and negotiation skills.
How to Apply
Applications with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, transcripts, names of three referees and the applicant’s daytime telephone contact should be sent to:
Dama Consultants Limited
10th Floor Uganda House
P.O. Box 3967
Tel: +256-414-235 944
Deadline:  8th October, 2012.
Dama Consultants Limited accepts no liability for incomplete submission, late and/or misdirected transmission of applications.
Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
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