Business Development & Interventions Manager Employment Opportunity – Vision Fund Uganda Limited (VFU)

Organization:
Vision Fund Uganda Limited (VFU)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Chief
Executive Officer
Supervises: Business
Development and Integrations Supervisor and Marketing & Communications
Specialist
About US:
Vision Fund Uganda
Limited (VFU) is a Microfinance institution and an affiliate of World Vision
Uganda (WVU), a child-focused Christian Organization that believes in brighter
futures for children, empowering families to create incomes and jobs by
Unlocking economic potential for communities to thrive. VisionFund Uganda is
also part of the bigger network of VisionFund International (VFI), with MFI’s
in 28 Countries worldwide.
Job Summary:  The Business Development & Interventions
Manager designs strategies that will increase the public’s awareness on VFU
products and services, develops marketing products, plans, tools, and
techniques that will boost VFU market share and ensures that VFU achieves and
maintains appropriate brand and image.
Key Duties And Responsibilities: 
·        
Develops
cost-efficient and effective marketing products and strategies that are
appropriate for the desired market;
·        
 Packages a marketing prospectus for the
institution meant for investors, donors, credit providers, technical groups
(such as CGAP, Micro save, etc.);
·        
Supervises
creation and implementation of plans and methods to create awareness of all
products and services
·        
 Supervise the conducts of customer
satisfaction surveys, competition and market surveys to guide Management in
designing appropriate products and services.
·        
 Prepares an annual marketing plan and the
annual budget for the MFI;
·        
 Prepares a sales strategy in liaison with
Regions/ Branches to achieve Portfolio and Clientele targets.
·        
Ensure
that the MFI is integrating fully with WV Area Programs to drive Impact.



Qualifications, Skills And Experience:
·        
The
ideal candidate must hold a University Degree in Marketing, Business
Administration and any other related courses.
·        
A
professional course in Marketing will be an added advantage.
·        
At least
3 years of related experience at managerial level
·        
Experience
and proficiency in market research and product development.
·        
 Strong sales and business acumen-ship
·        
 Determined personality with initiative,
perseverance and the ability to motivate and manage a team.
 How to Apply:
All interested applicants
should submit an application letter and a CV along with the contacts of three
professional referees to:  The Director,
Future Options Consulting Ltd, 4th Floor, DTB Centre, Kampala Road, P.O. Box
34934, Kampala, Uganda by email: hr@futureoptionsug.com; Tel: +256 414
231204/6.
 (Please include the title of the position for
which you are applying in the subject line of the email). Only the shortlisted
candidates will be contacted
Deadline:  21st October 2019 by 5.00pm.
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