Resource Mobilisation Officer Job Opportunity at Private Sector Foundation Uganda

Reports to: Director Member Services PSFU
Organisation: Private Sector Foundation Uganda
Location:  Gulu, Uganda
Organisational Background:
Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) established in 1995, is Uganda’s apex body for the private sector. It is made up of 168 business associations, corporate bodies and the major sector agencies that support private sector growth to date and offers a range of services to its members including among others:
·         Becoming part of a larger body professionally working together to influence policy making processes that stimulates and spurs growth of private business in Uganda
·         Involvement and participation in various business fora, sector working groups on issues affecting the private sector
·         Increased exposure to business opportunities in East Africa and beyond
·         Getting regular and first-hand information on East African Community and other trading in the world.
PSFU’s Vision: To be the Lead Partner in Private Sector Development
PSFU’s Mission: To strengthen private sector capacity for effective policy advocacy and market competitiveness
PSFU’s Mandate:
·         Carry out policy research and advocacy on behalf of the private sector
·         Provide a forum for the discussion of policy issues, and the impact of those policies on the private sector in Uganda
·         Maintain a positive dialogue with Government on behalf of the private sector
·         Undertake capacity building for the private through training and the provision of business development services
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The major task under this contract is to initiate and develop avenues for income generation aimed at enhancing the sustainability of PSFU.
·         Develop and Implement a Resource mobilization strategy for PSFU
·         Review existing fee earning activities (in all departments) for PSFU and recommend strategies on how they can be enhanced.
·         Develop fee earning products for PSFU and also offer technical advice in their implementation.
·         Develop other income generating activities for PSFU and offer technical advice in the mobilization of resources for such activities
·         Develop, maintain and update a detailed database of consultants, partners and donors for potential partnership and collaboration in various PSFU initiatives.
·         Develop fee based products that support corporate companies and development partners in rolling out and creating awareness of their various products to the Private sector in the respective sectors.
·         Initiate PSFU participation in the bidding processes/ proposal preparation for undertaking projects that are in line with the mandate of PSFU
·         Perform any other duties assigned in line with the activities as requested by your supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
a.      Minimum of a Masters Degree in any of the following fields: Business Administration, Economics, Project Management or related field.
b.      Working experience of at least three years in a similar field.
c.       Proven experience in resource mobilization in a similar working environment.
d.      Proven experience of in proposal writing and preparation of bid documentation
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should hand deliver their applications with a cover letter and photocopies of the academic certificates with contacts of at least three referees at the address below;
The Executive Director
Private Sector Foundation Uganda
Plot 43 Nakasero Road
P.O. Box 7683, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 16th November, 2012

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