Business Coach Job Vacancy – CORDAID

Job Vacancy:
Business Coach
Duty Station:
Arua, Imvepi
Reports to: Program
Manager Multi-Disciplinary Programs
About US:
CORDAID is a Dutch, international
non-governmental organization which combines 100 years of 
and expertise in emergency aid and structural poverty eradication. CORDAID
believes in a world without poverty and exclusion. We strive for a just and sustainable
society where every person counts. We stand for knowledge and talent sharing
between North and South, between farmers and businesses, between activists and
policymakers. Where poverty, conflict and exclusion tear up societies, we
connect people and communities. We also stand for professionalism, expertise
and solidarity across borders, to make a difference where it is most needed.
Together with more than 600 partner organizations in Africa, Asia, the Middle
East and Latin America we structurally improve the living conditions of the
poorest and most excluded populations – the bottom billion.
Purpose of the position: 
Responsible for providing
business coaching to existing and upcoming entrepreneurs in Imvepi from the
refugee and host communities. The coaching you will provide should support the
clients set up sustainable businesses. You will work with the Country Office in
close collaboration with the project leader to develop the program, monitor and
document progress made by the entrepreneurs, document lessons learnt and the
process. You may also take on timely responsibilities as will be assigned to

Key Roles and
Key Result Area 1:
Develop ideas and business plan
Support entrepreneurs identify their ambitions,
goals and dreams
Support intending entrepreneurs develop and
implement their business plans
Assess business plans for their market viability
Manage the business plan competitions and support
wining business plans grow into fruitful enterprises.
Key Result Area 2:
Setting-up/starting and growing their own business
Support entrepreneurs overcome challenges that
impede growths of successful businesses
Support entrepreneurs to foresee pitfalls and
forestall disaster, while setting the stage for success.
Advise entrepreneurs on putting in place long
term and short-term strategies for their businesses
Mentoring entrepreneurs on key competences, I.e.
dealing with challenges, to blossom after hard times, being responsible and
Advise entrepreneurs on putting in place long
term and short-term strategies for their businesses
Key Result Area 3:
Monitoring and Evaluation
Monitor, document and report progress made by
the entrepreneurs
Support monitoring, evaluation and learning
Key Result Area 4:
Knowing the work of Cordaid
·        Represent Cordaid in relevant sector working groups
in Arua and Imvepi

Qualifications, Skills and

·   At least a Bachelor’s degree in commerce, industrial and organizational
psychology, business administration or a field related to business
2 to 5 years working experience as a coach or
business mentor;
experience working in settlements
knowledge of development and delivery of trainings;
experience with support to small and medium sized
businesses, preferably in remote communities in Uganda
excellent command of Microsoft Excel and office
·       Integrity
·       Team player
·       Strong organizational development skills
·       Good negotiating skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
·       Problem analysis skills
·       Strong people management skills
·       Conflict management skills
·       Ability to coach subordinates

What do we offer
Cordaid Uganda exist of a small but highly motivated team of different
nationalities. There are different learning opportunities and opportunities to
grow within the organization.
Cordaid in Uganda aims at growing her project
portfolio. We are jointly building our team and ambitious to deliver good
quality. Team members are flexible and willing to take up other tasks if
necessary. In addition to the technical qualifications, we are looking forward
to welcoming an equally enthusiastic new team member who wants to contribute to
this objective.
An integrity check will be part recruitment procedure
Deadline for submission will be 31/12/2019
All potential candidates should send their applications and CVs strictly
via Email to
Only shortlisted candidates will
be contacted

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