CHANGING THE MINDSET OF UGANDAN ENTREPRENEURS: FROM MUPPETS TO GAZELLES PROJECT JOB ADVERTISEMENTJob Title: Business Advisor / Business Executive
Reports to: Manager Resource Centre
Uganda Investment Authority in partnership with Makerere University Business School, Uganda Women Entrepreneurs Association Limited and Eindhoven University of Technology is running a project entitled “Changing the Mindset of Ugandan Entrepreneurs: From Muppets to Gazelles”. The project set up an Entrepreneurship unit at Nakaseke Tele Centre to run the project’s entrepreneurship initiatives.
Job Summary: The Business Advisor, will be responsible for entrepreneurship activities of the project at the Centre
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate and manage entrepreneurship activities and events at the district
Coordinate and manage project work plans at the district to ensure that the deliverables are attained.
Carrying out field visit of entrepreneurs
Timely reporting on the progress of project activities
Organizing and facilitating networking events
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant should be a Ugandan and resident of Nakaseke district.
Hold a Bachelor degree in Entrepreneurship, Business Administration, Agribusiness, Social Sciences and related courses.
Any additional qualifications in the necessary field will be an added advantage.
1 year experience of working with rural entrepreneurs.
Has been actively involved in youth and women entrepreneurship programmes.
Demonstrates ability to organize Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) networks and events.
Good Interpersonal and Communication skills. Ability to mentor entrepreneurs.
How to Apply: Qualified candidates should submit their applications with copies of their academic qualifications, curriculum vitae and 3 referees. Candidates should submit applications by E-mail only to; email@example.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org or deliver to Nakaseke Tele Centre Offices not later than Friday April 1 st , 2016 Only short listed candidates will be contacted