Fresher Investment Assistant Job Careers – Agricultural Business Initiative (aBi) Trust

Organisation: Agricultural
Business Initiative (aBi) Trust
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Fund
About US:
The Agricultural
Business Initiative (aBi) Trust is supporting agribusiness development in the
private sector to achieve the objective of the Government of Uganda’s
Competitiveness and Investment Climate Strategy (CICS). The Trust is a
multi-donor entity jointly founded by the Governments of Denmark and Uganda.
The mandate of aBi Trust is to support the private sector actors to increase
their contribution to the agricultural sector by increasing land and labour
productivity, and market competitiveness thereby contributing to poverty
reduction through economic growth, wealth, and employment creation.
Job Summary:  The Investment Assistant will ensure that aBi
Finance team functions are well supported and information and records are well
stored to enable efficient operation; to effectively manage credit risk
administration and general record keeping.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Providing support to the aBi Finance team in routine credit scoring
    and rating, claims validation, soliciting quotes        
  • Feedback from stakeholders reflects effective support provided
  • Providing support in periodic monitoring, training and sensitization
    of partner institutions to ensure their adherence to set criteria and
  • Feedback from training and monitoring teams reflect effective
    support provided
  • Ensure there is a well maintained files, critical documents and
    databases that are accessible to aBi Finance team
  • Filing both physical and electronic versions of relevant documents
  • Critical documents accessible and well backed up
  • Support process of assembling relevant meetings and reports
  • Regular meeting records
  • Timeliness in availing input for reporting
  • Availing the necessary data for input into the aBi Finance reports         
  • Timely and high quality data availed for report writing
  • Perform any other duties as requested by the Fund Manager

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a degree in either Finance, Economics,
    Business Administration or a relevant professional qualification
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate the willingness to learn
  • Ability to work against tight deadlines
  • Familiarity of usage of databases and operating systems
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership
  • Integrity & Commitment                 
  • Learning & Capacity Building                                              
  • Proactivity & Innovation                                          
  • Getting Work Done                          
  • Relationship Building                                               
  • Thinking and Problem Analysis      
  • Communication and Information Handling
  • Resource and Business Management                                
How to Apply:
Please send your
applications to clearly indicating the position title in the
email subject line. Applications shouldn’t be more than 4MB.
NB: Only
shortlisted candidates who meet the criteria will be contacted. Canvassing will
lead to disqualification. Hardcopy applications will not be accepted.
Deadline: 31st May 2019 by 12:00pm
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