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Business Development Manager Job at Pedon Uganda Limited - Career Opportunity in Uganda
Overview
Job Category: Management
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 21 August 2020
Duty Station: kamuli
Posted: 11-08-2020
Requirements
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 11-08-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 12-08-2065
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Business Development Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Pedon Uganda Limited

Deadline of this Job:
21 August 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kamuli , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Tuesday, August 11, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Job Title: Business Development Manager
Organization: Pedon Uganda Limited
Location: Kamuli, Uganda
Salary: Commensurate with experience
About Us
Pedon Uganda Limited is a Ugandan social impact enterprise, offering technical services in sustainable agriculture, resilience and livelihoods, environmental conservation and sustainable soil and land use management. More information about our programs can be obtained by visiting our website on www.pedonuganda.org  . About the Role
The Business Development Manager will support the development and implementation of Pedon’s expansion strategy in Uganda. S/he will take responsibility for the organization’s efforts to grow its income streams, and hence ensure financial self-sustainability as well as sufficient funds for its operations. The Business Development Manager will be principally responsible for raising revenue and expanding business opportunities that allow the organization to achieve and sustain its mission.
This role is focused purely on new business and is suited for people who are consummate marketing professionals. You will market our services to individual clients, farmer groups, government agencies, NGOs and Development Partners. This could be through a range of strategies such as sales pitch, product demos, adverts, tenders and grant proposals. .

Duties and Responsibilities
Supporting proposal development (70%)
• Coordinating/leading the development of technical and commercial proposals for responding to tenders from both international development agencies and private industry. This includes but will not be limited to:
➢ Leading the review of the tender documents to identify core priorities for the client
➢ Developing proposals and coordinating inputs from across the team – including from time to time, from external experts
➢ Researching and writing technical and management sections of the technical proposals
➢ Reviewing client policies to ensure alignment within the technical proposals
➢ Developing and managing a proposal development work plan, coordinating inputs and ensuring the timely completion of components
➢ Supporting the costing of activities and developing resourcing plans
• Editing and compiling supporting compliance, track record, and financial documentation required for tender responses – including consultants’ CVs and partner organizations’ track record material
• Supporting the identification of, and conducting due diligence on, partner organisations for inclusion in proposed bidding consortia as required. This will include reviewing partners’ track record, completing a partner review analysis, and working with partners to agree a clear division of roles on the tenders
• Supporting the provision of inputs for any tenders in which Pedon Uganda Limited plans to subcontract to another prime bidder. This will include a combination of all the tasks above, with a key focus on close and effective liaison within the consortium to ensure the timely and quality submission of Pedon Uganda Limited inputs Supporting staff recruitment (20%)
• Reviewing the staffing needs of scopes of work contained within tender documents
• Designing a team skill set and developing terms of reference for each position
• Working with our Recruitment Officer to support the identification and contacting of personnel for inclusion in tender responses and project proposals
• Supporting the interviewing of, and background due diligence on candidates Positioning for new business (10%)
• Work with the broader Business Development team, in tracking and identifying business opportunities, and maintaining a record of current and upcoming leads and tender opportunities
• Conducting background reading and research on technical topics trending in the international development arena, agriculture, livelihoods, and environment sectors; and new policies being issued by prospective clients
• Networking within the international development and corporate industries in Uganda and more widely, identifying and engaging with prospective and existing clients, partners, and consultants
• As required, attending and representing Pedon Uganda Limited at relevant events, including business networking events, development agency market engagement events, and other opportunities to meet with existing and prospective clients, partners, and consultants

Job Skills: Not Specified


Essential skills, Qualifications and Attributes
• Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing or any other relevant fields
• At least 3 years cognate experience in international development sector, preferably in business development, program management, or technical delivery. Knowledge of agriculture, or environmental sectors will be a bonus
• Business development experience – including experience in proposal writing for responding to international development and/or corporate sustainability sector tender procurements
• Excellent written and spoken English, with the ability to produce accurate, inspiring and relevant content. Other languages, especially Luganda or Lusoga, are a bonus
• Excellent problem-solving skills, with the experience of seeking creative ways to overcome complex problems
• Microsoft Office proficiency (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet, Skype or zoom). Experience with additional editorial and graphic design software packages is an asset
• Exceptional drive, and a willingness to work hard to deliver high quality outcomes on time
• Strong time management and organizational skills, and exceptional attention to detail

Job Education: Not Specified


Job Experience: Not Specified


Work Hours: 8

 

Job application procedure
If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in this opportunity, please complete the Application Form attached. Please note that we will NOT accept any other form of application. Please upload your completed Application Form online via the link www.pedonuganda.org/careers  by 21st August, 2020. It is envisaged that the successful candidate will start in the position by the end of September 2020 A rolling review of applications will be in place for this role. Candidates are therefore encouraged not to leave submissions until the deadline
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks after application deadline, please accept with regret that your application has not been successful


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