Business Development Officer job at Uganda Biodiversity Trust Fund

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Vacancy title:
Business development Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Finance , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Uganda Biodiversity Trust Fund

Deadline of this Job:
08 August 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, July 25, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

The Uganda Biodiversity Trust Fund (UBF) is an independent Trust Fund established as a mechanism to provide sustainable financing for conservation of biodiversity in Uganda. UBF's mission is, "To mobilize financial resources for Biodiversity Conservation in Uganda". UBF seeks to recruit a Business Development Officer to carry out organizational business development.
Job Purpose: The Business Development Officer has the primary responsibility for planning, developing, implementing innovative fundraising strategies and developing partnerships with the aim of raising funds for the biodiversity conservation. This Role will also involve engagement of the private sector to actively participate in and fund biodiversity conservation initiatives through building up the UBF Endowment Fund."
Overview of the Position
Job Title: Business Development Officer
Reports to: Executive Director
Responsible for: None

Job Role:
Implement UBTF's Fundraising and Investment Strategy and deliver UBTF's specific Fundraising Programs relating to donors and grants.

Person Specifications Qualifications:
• A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Economics, Development Studies, Business Administration, Mass Communication, or any other related discipline from a recognized institution
• A postgraduate qualification in an area related to Project planning and Fundraising.
• Three years' experience in raising funds for NGOs is acceptable instead of the qualification.
• Experience:
• At least three years of relevant work experience in a reputable organization
• Demonstrated experience in writing and winning funding proposals.
• Demonstrated experience in writing and winning funding proposals.
• Developing and running successful fundraising Campaigns
Skills Abilities and Competencies:
• Project Proposal Development Skills
• Communication skills
• Networking skills Report Writing Skills Analytical skills
• Teamwork Negotiation skills
• Ability to do fundraising Public relations skills
• Ability to establish critical working relationships
• Ability to promote and safeguard UBTF policies

Key Result Area
• Develop and implement fundraising strategies.
• Assist in developing fundraising communications
• Prepare fundraising reports

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
All candidates should send their applications with updated CVs including three work related referees addressed to The Executive Director through e-mail address [email protected] . Please indicate the title of the Job you are applying for in the Subject line of the Email.
Deadline of submission 8th of August 2022. A detailed Job Description can be obtained from the UBF website through this link:
NB: Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. Any applications submitted after the deadline shall not be considered.