Business Development & Investor Support Executive Jobs – Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA)

 Job Title:    Business Development &
Investor Support Executive

Organisation: Uganda
Free Zones Authority (UFZA)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Manager
(Business Development & Investor Support)

 

About US:

Uganda Free Zones
Authority (UFZA) is a Statutory Body established by the Free Zones Act, 2014,
for the purpose of creating opportunities for export-oriented investment and
job creation. The Authority is positioning itself to establish industrial
infrastructure, attract developers and Operators and provide innovative
Investor Support Services in Free Zones, Export processing Zones and Free
Ports.

 

Job Summary:  The Business Development & Investor
Support Executive will promote and coordinate investment, mobilisation of
resources for developing the Free Zones, Export Processing Zones and Free Ports
and implement marketing strategies.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Identify and develop new business opportunities for Free Zones,
    export processing zones and Free Ports;
  • Market feasibility studies carried out in public Free Zones, Export
    Processing zones and Free Port establishments to private developers and
    operators;
  • Develop and promote cluster strategies for priority target sectors;
  • Promote and market the Free Zones Programme, its products and
    services among investors and other stakeholders;
  • Develop linkages with the relevant institutions both locally and
    internationally;
  • Prepare proposals for resource mobilisation for Free Zones projects
  • Review business and project implementation plans;
  • Assist with Public-Private Partnerships, and Joint Ventures for the
    development of Free Zones;
  • Liaise with Ministries, Government Agencies and Local Governments
    with regard to development and facilitation of free Zones, Export
    Processing Zones and Free Ports
  • Any other duties assigned from time to time.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in Economics, Business
    Administration, Marketing, or any related field from a recognised
    University.
  • An honours Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Commerce, Marketing,
    Business Administration, Social Sciences or any other related field.
  • A professional qualification in Marketing will be an added
    advantage.
  • A minimum of five years’ working experience in the relevant field in
    a reputable institution.
  • Innovative and with a proven high level of integrity;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team;
  • Excellent interpersonal and Communication skills;
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Proposal writing skills;
  • Excellent knowledge of the Economy;
  • Proficiency in the relevant computer packages;
  • Self-motivation and capability to work under tight deadline in a
    competitive environment.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send applications accompanied by a
comprehensive CV with 3 referees, copies of transcripts and certificates as
well as other relevant academic and professional credentials including daytime
contact addressed to;

 

The Director General

Attn: Head Projects
and Consultancy Department

Uganda Management
Institute

Plot No. 44/52 Jinja
Road, Kampala

P.O. Box 20131
Kampala, Uganda

 

Submit hard-copies
to the address above or soft copies to consultancies@umi.ac.ug or

umijobs2019@gmail.com

 

Deadline: Monday, 5th April 2021 by 3:00pm

 

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