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

Organisation: National
Forestry Authority (NFA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director
Corporate Affairs
About US:
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 primarily 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:
  • Develop
    and revise guidelines for business promotion and marketing;
  • Coordinate
    with other units to develop effective and quality business proposals with
    competitive service prices and budgets for funding.
  • Research
    and analyse 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 periodically;
  • Lead
    multiple professional product teams and run Client Relationship Management
  • Develop
    and provide business information and reports for uploading on the NFA

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the National Forestry Authority (NFA) Business Development
    Manager job vacancy should hold an Honours 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.
  • 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
  • Demonstrable
    and deep analytical presentation, communication and selling skills,
  • Excellent
    business negotiation and strong client management skills;
  • 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 (with
evidence), present salary and naming three referees, plus their postal, email
and telephone contacts to the address below;
Executive Director,
Plot 10/20 Spring Road Nakawa
P.O. Box 70863, Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 12th February 2018

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