Investment Specialist / Engagement and Partnership Affairs Job Placement – Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)

Organisation: Private Sector
Foundation Uganda (PSFU)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The
Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) Uganda’s apex body for the private
sector is collaborating with the MasterCard Foundation (MCF) to co-implement
Young Africa Works in Uganda – Enhancing Lead Firm Structure for Youth
Employment Program. The Intervention’s ultimate goal is to create dignified and
fulfilling work for young women and men and contribute to the effort to lifting
Ugandans out of poverty. The intervention focuses on creating, maintaining and
sustaining growth in job markets through strengthening the capacity of actors
to efficiently produce and sell their goods and services in expanded markets,
developing new diversified financing mechanisms as well as growing the capacity
of business leaders and their support service providers to manage and expand
their enterprises. This transformative intervention will also transition Micro
Enterprises to Small Enterprises.
Job Summary:    The YAW(U) programme is a multi-partner
intervention with all partners operating as part of collective and collaborative
approach to driving impact. PSFU was identified to facilitate Young Africa
Works Uganda partners to ensure alignment of activities to the YAW Uganda
Strategy. The PSFU was found suitable to lead and coordinate efforts because of
its convening power and ability to leverage an extensive network among
stakeholders. Under the project the PSFU will establish collaboration and
co-implementation structures and systems with the rest of the implementing
partners to ensure robust implementation of the YAW. The Investment
Specialist/Engagement and Partnership Affairs (IS/Partnerships) will be the key
person for this. The IS/ Partnerships will report to and be guided and
supported by the Project Director.
Under
the overall responsibility and technical supervision the Project Director, the
IS/ Partnerships will head the division within the Project Management Unit
responsible for liaison and coordination with the other intervention partners
and will be in charge of the capacity building of growth enablers component.
The specific duties of the IS/Partnerships



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant must hold a Master’s level degree or higher in economics,
social studies, public relations, business management/ administration, project
management, international trade, related field;
·       
At least five years of working experience promoting partnerships or
playing similar liaison roles in a recognised institution;
·       
Demonstrated written, analytical, presentation, reporting and computing
skills and familiarity with modern communication systems (internet, worldwide
web, email etc.)
·       
The applicants should be passionate young professional Ugandans with
strong understanding of the private sector issues (national, regional and
global)
·       
A passion for youth employment- men and women;
·       
Desire for learning and use of information for adaptation and action.
·       
Flexible, team player and passionate about private sector
·       
A commitment to the protection of youth and children
How to Apply:
All
candidates should send their completed application letters supported by CVs and
academic certificates showing the position applied for in the right hand corner
should be addressed and hand delivered to the address below;
The
Executive Director
Private
Sector Foundation Uganda
Plot
43 Nakasero l Road
P.
O. Box 7683 Kampala – Uganda
Deadline: 9th December
2019 by 5.00pm

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