2 Biogas Marketing Hub Officer Job Vacancies – Biogas Solutions Uganda Ltd (BSUL)

Organisation: Biogas Solutions Uganda
Ltd (BSUL)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:
Business Development & Marketing Manager
About US:
Biogas Solutions Uganda Ltd (BSUL) is a private company
limited by guarantee established in Uganda with the objective to formulate,
develop and set in motion strategies, policies, plans, measures, systems and
approaches that support private sector led biogas programme aimed at
sustainable improvement of the livelihoods of rural and peri-urban households
in Uganda. BSUL is the national implementing agency for the ABPPII programme,
which is jointly managed by HIVOS and SNV.
Job Summary:  The Biogas Marketing Hub Officer (BMHO) will
have responsibility for positioning biogas products and service to the
agriculture sector – specifically focused in the Districts of Mukono, Kayunga,
Buikwe, Luwero, Nakaseke, Nakasongola, Kiboga & Buvuma for central and
Western districts of Rukungiri, Kasese, Fort Portal, Kyenjojo and Kyegegwa.
S/he develops and implements client and result-driven business models; carry
out capacity building for the different stakeholders in the sector both in
business management and in bio-slurry usage and increased sales/distribution of
biogas products and services in Uganda. S/he will work as liaison between the
biogas client, biogas construction enterprises, BSUL, and other partners as appropriate.
S/he will work closely with other team members to develop BSUL Company, its
mission, brand and biogas sector support programmes.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
                    
Develop the operational plan for the region/
sector given
                    
Market Development: establish and maintain
relationships with key partners linking them to biogas construction
enterprises.
                    
Implement the agreed upon models in building
effective distribution channels and effectively share and manage accounts with
other actors in the sector.
                    
Carry-out Train of Trainers and other extension
models in Bio-slurry management among farmers.
                    
Contribute to the promotion of extension reforms
and capacity development for extension/advisory services with special attention
to demand-led and participatory approaches to promote biogas among smallholders
and rural people, especially women and marginal groups.
                    
Promote the use of Biogas in all households and
provide the necessary information on its use and installation processes.
                    
Identify and develop value chain actors for the
Hub (Farmers, Community Based Organizations, farmer groups, Micro Finance
institutions, Biogas Construction Enterprises and Biogas Promoters)
                    
Perform other related duties as required



Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
                    
The applicant must hold a BA in any of the
fields; Community Development, Agriculture or Agribusiness Management
                    
Three years of relevant working experience in
business development, sales and marketing, in rural communities, is an added
advantage but not a pre-requisite
                    
Experience in Agriculture Extension and Training
                    
Relationships with large agriculture
cooperatives and/or financial institutions is a plus.
                    
Willingness to intensively travel in the area of
operation.
                    
Valid permit of a motorcycle.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications, updated CVs,
letter of motivation and names and contacts of two professional referees to
info@biogassolutions.co.ug  with
reference: BSUL – BMHO in the subject line (indicate the region of preference).
We do not appreciate third party mediation based on this advertisement
Deadline: 24th April
2019  
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