Fresher Business Development Officer NGO Jobs – African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

Job Title:       Business Development Officer
African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The African Field
Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is a not for profit, networking alliance and
service organization that brings together field epidemiology training programs
(FETPs) across Africa working side by side with Ministries of Health, regional
and international partners. AFENET works to strengthen epidemiology and disease
surveillance capabilities of African countries that are critical to meeting the
requirements of the Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR)
strategy and the International Health Regulations (IHR). AFENET is seeking to
recruit highly qualified & experienced persons to serve in the indicated
position below:
Job Purpose:  To support AFENET’s efforts at growing and
sustaining heartrending and partner base

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant must hold a Masters‘degree in Public Health,
    Global/international Health, and/or Business Administration or related
  • Training in project management is desired advantage.
  • Experience working with a variety of donor agencies.
  • Expert knowledge of English
  • Beginners knowledge of French
  • At least 2 years of professional international work experience in
    project development, with a specific focus on partner engagement and
    proposal writing.
  • Detail-oriented and conscientious with ability to take initiative
    and work independently under general guidance.
  • Critical thinking.
  • Ability to read, analyse and summarise large documents.
  • Excellent scientific writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to develop concept notes singly or in collaboration with
  • Ability to interact in a proactive manner.
  • Ability to work as a team member, and to maintain working
    relationship in a multicultural environment. Knowledge working with
    funders, (experience with Gavi or Global Fund an added benefit).
  • Knowledge of the global health landscape (development partners,
    research entities, and implementation partners).
  • Demonstrated ability to write donor progress reports, and prepare
    technical presentations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and ability to coordinate or manage diverse
    groups of stakeholders.
 How to Apply:
All Interested
candidates  are strongly encouraged to submit
their Application Letters detailing their experiences and skills, Curriculum
Vitae, copies of relevant academic documents and 3 references to: The Human
Resource Office, African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET). Email:     
Deadline: 12th December 2019 at 5:30 pm

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