Business Development and Marketing Officer NGO Jobs – War on Want Northern Ireland (WoWNI)

Organization: War on Want
Northern Ireland (WoWNI)
Funding Source: Irish Aid
Civil Society Fund
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Programme
Manager
About US:
War on Want Northern Ireland (WoWNi) is an International NGO that works
in partnership with vulnerable communities in Teso Sub-region. WoWNi implements
projects with funding from Irish Aid Civil Society Fund.
Job Summary: The Business
Development and Marketing Officer will offer support to WoWNI partners and
farmers develop business and market plans for their enterprises and market
linkages.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Offer technical support the implementation of
the project in line with the agreed project framework marketing plans for
beneficiaries’ farm products
·        
Support beneficiaries understand the value for
money concept
·        
Document lessons learnt, best practices and
experiences in relation to marketing and business development for improved
implementation of the project
·        
Actively participate in development of
monitoring and evaluation templates, tools, and compile data on project
progress to ensure excellence in MEL
·        
Compile narrative field, monthly, quarterly and
annual reports on the progress of partner projects, including; outputs,
outcomes, lessons learnt/applied, best practices, case studies, challenges and
recommendations.
·        
Carry out routine M&E visits and reflection
meetings with partners/farmers
·        
Facilitate shared learning among partners
on  relating to business development and
marketing of their farm products
·        
Support
the implementing partners build their capacities to apply participatory
methods for monitoring their projects.
·        
Deliver effective trainings as per partner
capacity building plan specifically on farming as a business, post harvest
handling, value addition, and VSLA, marketing and business knowledge and skills
acquired by the partners to ensure implementation of projects and enhance
·        
Prepare and submit monthly feedback to the
Programme Manager and partners on project activities and also seek feedback
from partners, funders and
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for the Business Development
and Marketing Officer job opportunity must hold a Bachelor of Science in
Agribusiness Management
·        
At least three years’ experience in the relevant
field
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of the
business development and marketing trends in Teso Sub-region
·        
Familiarity with participatory approaches to
development
·        
Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in Ms Word
and Excel
·        
Valid riding permit
·        
English and Ateso fluency
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications which include a hand written application, updated CV, copies
of academic certificates, address and contacts of three referees one of them
being your most recent employer addressed to;
The Programme Manager,
War on Want NI,
P.O. Box 451 Soroti. Uganda
Deadline: 11th
November 2016
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