Business Development Manager Job Opportunity – National Forestry Authority (NFA)

Organisation: National
Forestry Authority (NFA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director
Corporate Affairs
About NFA:
The National
Forestry Authority (NFA) is a Government agency established under the National
Forestry and Tree Planting Act, 2003 as a corporate body responsible for
sustainable development and management of Central Forest Reserves (CFRs) and
provision of technical support to stakeholders in the forest sub-sector.
Job Summary:  The Business Development Manager will identify,
develop, nurture, manage, generate revenue and coordinate income sources,
markets and business opportunities for the National Forestry Authority (NFA) in
forestry and non-forestry products and services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
The incumbent will develop and revise guidelines for
business promotion and marketing;
Work closely with other units to develop effective
and quality business proposals with competitive service prices and budgets for
Research and analyze new business opportunities and
develop the consultancy potential of NFA through marketing and networking with
potential clients.
Identify, generate revenue and coordinate income
generating activities through consultancy and marketing new business
opportunities based on agreed annual targets that will be set jointly and
Manage multiple professional product teams and run
Client Relationship Management programme.
Develop and provide business information and reports
for uploading on the NFA website.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should hold an Honour’s degree in
Business Administration or Commerce. A Masters’ degree in business
administration or any related relevant field e.g. natural resources management,
economics; statistics will be an added advantage. Knowledge of Project Planning
and proposal writing will also be an advantage.
A minimum of five years of post-qualification
consulting experience and hands on experience with formulating, designing and
implementing a sales and marketing strategy in business development, forestry
financing, forestry, value chain development, proposal development in a public
or private dynamic organisation.
Demonstrable and deep analytical presentation, communication
and selling skills
Excellent business negotiation and strong client
management skills;
Be a self-starter who can demonstrate initiative,
creativeness, vertical thinking and able to pay close attention to detail.
Ability to cope with competing demands, prioritizing
tasks and meeting deadlines.
Honesty, integrity, initiative and creative approach
to problem solving.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their application
letters, copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts and
curriculum vitae giving full details of applicants education, qualifications,
experience, present salary and naming three referees, plus their postal, email
and telephone contacts to the address below;
Spring Road Nakawa
P.O. Box 70863,
Kampala, Uganda
Tel: 0312 –
264035/6 or 0414 – 230365/9
Deadline: Friday, 15th November 2015

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