Private Sector Engagement Manager, Kampala, Uganda
The Private Sector Engagement Manager will support the ISS Activity through the following tasks and responsibilities:
Foster strong, collaborative relationships with the private sector in Uganda, particularly with their representatives at the national apex organization level including Uganda Seed Traders’ Association, Private Sector Foundation Uganda, and the Uganda Cooperative Alliance, amongst others.
Facilitate dialogue between apex organizations and other representatives of the private sector and between the private sector and the government, and coordinate efforts to respond to private sector priorities.
During the Inception Phase of the Activity, engage with key private sector stakeholders, participate in the Activity’s facilitation of public-private dialogue or meetings, and participate in the development of the following deliverables: Apex Organization Capacity Assessments, and the Agricultural Governance System and Constraints Analysis.
Master’s degree in field related to business, management, economics, political science, law, or development studies.
Five (5) years or more of professional experience in the fields of policy reform, agriculture, economic reform, and/or business management.
Familiarity with, and ability to apply and adapt methods to engage the private sector in policy reforms, advocacy, public-private dialogue, and monitoring implementation of reforms.
Previous experience supporting USAID funded projects or other development organizations on projects and programs.
Ability to work well in a team and with minimum supervision.