Business Development Officer – Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre (UWEC)

Job
Title:             
 Business
Development Officer
Organisation: Uganda
Wildlife Conservation Education Centre (UWEC)
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Uganda Wildlife
Conservation Education Centre (UWEC) evolved from an animal orphanage set up by
the Game Department in 1952 as a sanctuary to care for; the sick, injured,
orphaned wild animals, sometimes confiscated from illegal wildlife trade. In 1994,
under the Trustees Incorporation Act Cap 147, UWEC replaced the Entebbe Zoo,
and has been transformed into a fully-fledged statutory body under the Ministry
of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities by the UWEC Act, 2015. The UWEC ACT 2015
mandates UWEC to; undertake Conservation Education, wildlife rescue,
rehabilitation and breeding of endangered animal species among others.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Develop
a business growth strategy for UWEC
·        
Design
and develop income generating programs for UWEC.
·        
Ensure
growth and development of existing businesses at UWEC
·        
Organize
and manage special events at UWEC
·        
Provide
information for website, social media and other media plat forms.
·        
Build
and manage relationships with donors, corporations, foundations and Government.
·        
Coordinate
with other functional heads on matters of business development.
·        
Manage
the tracking and recognition of contributions made to UWEC.
·        
Participate
in proposal writing for fundraising activities.
·        
Prepare monthly
reports on business development activities.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business
Administration, Economic Policy and planning
·        
Certificate
in Project Planning and Management will be an added advantage.
·        
At least
three years’ experience in a similar facility and service Centre or Private
sector
How to Apply:
If you fit in the
above rewarding and exciting position please submit your application together
with a CV, copies or relevant academic documents, personal contacts and names
of contact for three referees. Address Applications to:
The Executive
Director,
Uganda Wildlife Conservation
Education Centre P.O. Box 369, Entebbe or you can submit in softcopies to
hr@uwec.ug or info@uwec.ug
Deadline: 2nd September 2019
NB:
Those who applied the first time don’t need to re-apply.
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