Sector Coordinator – Agriculture, Agribusiness & Forestry Jobs – Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)

 Job Title:    Sector Coordinator –
Agriculture, Agribusiness & Forestry

Organisation: Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to:
Director Policy and Business Development.

 

About US:

Private Sector
Foundation Uganda (PSFU) is a membership-based organization with members structured
in to the 11 sectors that mirror the economy. PSFU moved to use a sectoral
approach as the vehicle to drive member benefits in such a way that ensures
that the members are satisfied.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Under the supervision of the Director Policy
and Business Development, the Sector Coordinator will;

·       Conduct extensive research activities,
in-depth study and analysis of information, reports, interviews and
consultations to inform policy direction for the sector.

·       Be the main contact point for the sector and
link to PSFU Secretariat.

·       Coordinate activities which ensure policy
issues/concerns affecting the sector are collated, processed and dialogued with
respective public body.

·       Coordinate activities that increase
productivity, efficiency, profitability and growth of members through business
development services, business linkages and synergies.

·       Develop project proposals to mobilize
resources that serve the interests of the members in the sectors.

·       Coordinate activities relating to member
satisfaction through member needs assessment.

·       Support the membership department in
conducting membership-related activities such as recruitment of members, debt
collection and organizing the Annual General Meeting.

·       Ensure the mainstreaming of the cross-cutting
issues (gender, youth, environment, and other SDGs) in the production and
placement of products and services to the market.

·       Supervise sector officer(s) in the conduction
of their work to support the sector.

·       10.Conduct any other activities as will be
assigned to by the Director Policy and Business Development.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in
the field of Economics, Statistics, Engineering, Business Management,
International Trade, Public Relations, Law or any other relevant field.

·       At least three (3) years in conducting
research to inform policy and business development.

·       Three (3) years’ experience working with
business member organizations in field of policy advocacy, business development
or membership.

·       Demonstrated knowledge of policy analysis,
planning and advocacy.

·       Demonstrated motivation to carry out the
above scope of work.

·       Experience in leading teams, project
management and coordination of activities.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.

 

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Deadline: 27th March, 2021

 

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