Investment Specialist / Construction Job Vacancies – Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)

Job Title:         Investment
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/Construction
(IS/Construction) will head the division within the Project Management Unit
responsible for promoting the development and operation of the Lead Firm
Structure in the Construction sector. The IS/Construction will provide required
technical expertise to support, coordinate and implement activities relating to
the development and operations of the LFS in the Construction sector. He/she
will be an integral member of the project management team. The IS/Construction
will report to and be guided and supported by the Project Director.
IS/Construction has the responsibility to take the lead in designing strategies
and implementing actions that the construction sector actors, MSMEs and Lead Firm(s)
have to undertake to overcome challenges in order to take advantage of
opportunities in the sector.

Qualifications, Skills and
The candidate must hold a bachelor’s level degree or higher in
engineering, architecture, building economics, business management/
administration, engineering, development economics, project management, or
related field;
At least 5 years’ working experience in business development or similar
roles in a large reputable organisation in the construction value chain or in
implementing infrastructure or construction projects or infrastructure
transaction advisory services. Demonstrated experience in BDS facilitation to
beneficiaries is an added advantage.
The applicants should be passionate young professional Ugandans with
strong understanding of the private sector issues (national, regional and
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:
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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