USAID World Vision International NGO Jobs – Private Sector Development Advisor

Organisation: World Vision International
Funding Source: USAID
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief of Party
About WVU:
World Vision International is a Christian Relief, Development and
Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children,
families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work
in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of
children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for
working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful
completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record
checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness.
Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The Private Sector Development
Advisor will support the World Vision Project through the development,
adaptation and application of best practices in public-private partnerships,
marketing and behavior change, and advise on successful approaches to create
sustainable markets for low cost WASH products for target populations. The
Private Sector Development Advisor will also provide strategic advisory
guidance and recommendations to the Chief of Party and project Team Leaders on
leveraging commercial sector investment in WASH products and services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Offer support to project team, government,
    private sector partners and other stakeholders to develop a technical
    strategy on public-private partnership and market sustainability for WASH
    products and services within the target districts.
  • Map, identify and forge select strategic
    private sector partnerships;
  • Generate private sector support for
    project objectives through corporate social responsibility funds,
    investment and through shared values;
  • The incumbent will also develop expertise
    in, and advise project on the role and potential of social enterprise in
    advancing its mission;
  • Support/advise on marketing for private
    sector partners (manufacturers, distributers, private WASH service
  • The incumbent will represent project when
    required and make presentations at professional meetings and conferences;
  • The incumbent will also perform any other
    duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Private Sector Development Advisor should hold a Master’s degree in
    Business, Management, Economics, Finance or related field
  • At least ten years’ experience in the
    private sector or providing technical assistance to improve private sector
  • Prior experience with WASH and private
    sector development
  • Must be a committed Christian, able to
    stand above denominational diversities.
  • Attend and participate/lead in daily
    devotions and weekly Chapel services

NB: The position is open to Only Ugandan

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link
Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at
World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are
particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 17th July, 2015.

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