Business Sustainability & Upgrading Specialist (BSUS) - Processor, Kampala, Uganda
Capacity building of Processors.
Managerial capacity building of processor organizations
Provide clients (Processors) with technical assistance, training, tools and methodologies to ensure their optimal performance and sound management
Provides direct technical assistance to processors clients in areas of research and development of business plans, marketing plans, financial records, loan proposals and related business development requirements.
Build the capacity of processors and provide advice and assistance in the establishment and maintenance of business and financial records and recordkeeping systems, in compliance with all relevant business, accounting, and taxation laws, regulations, guidelines, and standards.
Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Business Studies or related.
At least 5 years of relevant professional and program management experience in agribusiness development, agricultural value chains, rural development and/or rural finance.
OR Master's Degree plus 3 years' experience
Track record of building strong client and stakeholder relationships
Strong project management and financial analysis skills
Experience working with food aggregation and processing, supply chain development, out-grower networks, and knowledge of Market Systems Development approach preferred
Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills a must