Advisor Jobs – Capitol Food Ventures (CFV)

Job Title:    Advisor
Organization: Capitol Food
Ventures (CFV)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Chief Executive
Officer (CEO)
Salary: UGX 36,000,000 per annum.
About US:
Capitol Food
Ventures (CFV) is a boutique advisory firm based in Washington DC with networks
across the US, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Southeast Asia. They work with
(registered) food and agriculture enterprises. Their work focuses on
identifying, coaching, developing, and funding promising entrepreneurs
interested in rebuilding their communities, particularly through agricultural
and food enterprises. Their goal is to assist enterprises to research, design,
and build operations – to go above and beyond ‘business as usual’ in order to
reshape our current food business climate.
Job Summary:  The Advisor will support the Chief Executive Officer
(CEO) through the provision of support to CFV management in conducting client
facing activities such as client related administrative, operational, finance
and marketing activities within the region. The incumbent will work closely with
clients and investors, develop proposals, write briefs, make presentations,
conduct industry research, and develop enterprise analyses among other
activities within the scope of this job.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Oversee all operations and service delivery in key
business activities, in particular client firms we service.
·        
The Advisor will design appropriate systems and
controls to identify and mitigate significant risks facing Capitol Food
Ventures.
·        
Assist in the planning, development and execution of
marketing plans and strategies for clients.
·        
Support in transforming the food and agriculture
supply and value chain to focus on quality, transparency, traceability,
standardization, safety in compliance with state requirements.
·        
Build and strengthen working partnerships with
national societies, associations, and leaders within the food and agriculture
industry.
·        
Draft and manage monthly budgets.
·        
The incumbent will also represent Capitol Food
Ventures (CFV)  in appropriate fora
·        
Responsible for steering the development and
executing CFV’s vision and strategic objectives.
·        
Safeguard CFV’s reputation and interests.
·        
Ensure effective stewardship of the company’s
financial and non-financial resources.
·        
Ensure accuracy and integrity of financial information,
internal controls and management information systems.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The Advisor should preferably be an experienced manager
or analyst within consulting, financial services, food or agriculture, finance
development or related industry.
·        
Comprehensive knowledge of investment finance and
regulatory requirements.
·        
Affinity for writing and presenting, in particular
thoroughly detailing requirements.
·        
Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in MS Office
Suite, especially Excel and PowerPoint.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should e-mail a professional writing sample, an updated 2-page
CV and cover letter explaining suitability for the post including three
professional referees with the position you are applying for in the subject
line to: application@ppg.co.ug.
NB: Please
clearly mark in subject field or on envelope: “CFV – Advisor.”
The
attachments should not exceed 2 MB will not be considered.
Deadline: 30th August, 2015 by 5PM
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