Business Development Manager Job Placement – Youth Encouragement Services (YES)

Organisation: Youth
Encouragement Services (YES)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
About US:
Youth Encouragement
Services (YES) and Welthungerhilfe have been implementing a project named
“Amaani Rwenzori!” in Fort Portal since September 2015. YES, is a
Ugandan NGO which has been in existence and operational since 2004.
Welthungerhilfe is an International German NGO which has been cooperating with
YES since 2011. Amaani Rwenzori! is a Youth Development Centre & Social
Business which empowers the region’s vulnerable youth through work-based
non-formal vocational training combined with life skills and entrepreneurship;
after which training process, the participants are assessed and issued the
nationally recognised certificate known as the Worker’s PAS by the Directorate
of Industrial Training (DIT). Amaani Rwenzori! is part of the Skill-Up! program
of Welthungerhilfe.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate the development of the social business model and brand of
    Amaani Rwenzori! (inclusive of beauty services, pottery and fashion
  • Lead the development of social business plans and streamline
    production processes
  • Supervise and mentor the business unit managers in pottery, fashion,
    beauty services and coffee craft shop
  • Support in marketing, PR and product design (including use of
    internet and social media)
  •  Support project procurement
  • Collect and maintain accurate data and business statistics,
    synthesize the collected data to guide business processes and decisions
  • Act as an internal auditor for the social business units

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a University Degree in a business-related
  • Three years of work experience in business development or CSR
  • The ideal candidate must be dynamic, articulate, innovative,
    reliable, a team player and passionate about youth and development issues.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical, customer care
    and adequate management skills
  • Be adept in computer (inclusive of MS Office packages), social media
    and internet use
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested East Africans should send their CVs to the email The application
together with a curriculum vitae inclusive of 3 professional referees in no
more than 5 pages in a single word or pdf format file.
NB: No copies of
certificates are required at this stage.
Deadline: Tuesday, 5th March 2019
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