Microfinance and Business Development Advisor – South Eastern Private Sector Promotion Enterprise Ltd (SEPSPEL)

Organisation: South Eastern Private Sector Promotion
Enterprise Ltd (SEPSPEL)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
About Us:
South Eastern Private Sector Promotion
Enterprise Ltd (SEPSPEL) evolved from Busia Private Sector Promotion Centre,
which was established in 1998 by the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic
Development (MoFPED) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as a
GoU/UNDP programme. In 2003, the Promotion Centre was re-profiled and
registered as a company limited by guarantee. SEPSPEL’s mission is” To
empower the vulnerable communities to attain improved standards of living on a
sustainable basis”. The organization has operations in 22 Districts. We
focus on Livelihoods, Education, Advocacy, Human Rights, Water and Sanitation
and Private Sector Capacity building.
Job Summary:  The Microfinance and Business Development
Advisor provides leadership and oversight of 4 Microfinance and Livelihoods
projects implemented by SEPSPEL. The incumbent  ensures high-quality programming and works
directly with development partners and will have the responsibility to ensure:
program development, technical program quality, achievement of planned targets,
adherence to implementation timetables, supervision of project staff,
compliance with all donors regulations, good quality reporting and effective
representation to donors, local authorities, partners, and other stakeholders.
As one of the senior staff member of SEPSPEL, he/she will supervise 3 Project
Managers and represent SEPSPEL at the local level in the absence of the CEO.
Qualifications, Skills and
ideal candidate should preferably hold a Master’s degree in Rural Development,
Microfinance, Business Administration, Agriculture, Development Studies or
related field;
minimum of five years’ experience with detailed working knowledge of
Microfinance and Livelihood projects, in particular Tier 4 MFIs, agro-enterprise
development and farmers groups;
knowledge of the National Policies and Laws related to the Micro-Finance and
SMEs; Demonstrated experience managing staff, and project activities;
experience in designing and implementing monitoring & evaluation systems
interpersonal and teamwork skills;
organizational and planning skills;
oral and written communication skills;
Age: Between 28-37 years
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified candidates should
send their applications, photocopies of academic documents and updated CV
including three referees and a table with salary history from your 2 most
recent employers. The complete application should be addressed to; The Chairman
Board of Directors, SEPSPEL, P.O BOX 62, Busia. Uganda. You can hand deliver it
to our Busia Office (opposite Madibira P/S) or send via email to:
Only short listed candidates will be contacted and any form of lobbying shall
lead to automatic disqualification.
Deadline: Monday 11th May, 2015 by 5.00
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