Investment Specialist- Gender Job Careers – Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)

Job Title:         Investment
Specialist- Gender
Organisation: Private Sector
Foundation Uganda (PSFU)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
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 Investment Specialist/Gender (IS/ Gender)
will be responsible for planning and delivering all the gender-related
activities under the project. He/she will serve as the technical lead, tasked
with identifying gender-based constraints facing young women and men in the
project intervention areas and steering project activities to directly address
these issues. The IS/Gender will take responsibility for advocating for greater
attention to gender perspectives, and for providing the necessary technical
support to ensure gender integration throughout the project. The IS/Gender will
report to and be guided and supported by the Project Director.

Qualifications, Skills and
·       The applicant must hold a Master’s Degree or
equivalent in in a relevant field, such as gender studies, development studies,
agriculture, women’s studies, social studies, sociology or similar related
·       At least 5 years’ experience working in a gender-focused
·       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
·       A commitment to the protection of youth and children
How to Apply:
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;
Executive Director
Sector Foundation Uganda
43 Nakasero l Road
O. Box 7683 Kampala – Uganda
Deadline: 9th December
2019 by 5.00pm
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