Technical Sector Specialist – Market Development Job – BRAC Uganda Bank Ltd

Job Title: Technical Sector Specialist – Market Development (4 Job Opportunities)

Organisation: BRAC Uganda Bank Ltd

Duty Station:  Iganga, Mukono, Kayunga & Luwero, Uganda

 

About US:

BRAC Uganda Bank Ltd launched on 25 April 2019 and attained its current status as a Tier II Credit institution following a successful background as the leading Microfinances services provider in Uganda. The bank operates 32 regulated branches and 131 satellite offices covering 84 districts in Uganda targeting Micro, Small. and Medium Entrepreneurs. BRAC Uganda Bank Ltd promotes financial inclusion by extending financial services to unserved and underserved populations especially women and youth as well as people living in poverty in rural areas. The Bank is operationally and financially self-sustaining with over 231,000 active customers and a loan book in excess of Ushs.175 billion

 

Job Summary: The Technical Sector Specialist – Market Development will provide overall technical leadership and technical assistance to the all branches under a region to achieve all market development related activities with quality. Supervise and follow-up all PA (Livelihoods) market development related activities to improve market status with staff capacity building. Develop training module and outline as per project plan. Facilitate different staff and participant’s level training and workshops and play role as a key technical person.

Check the MIS and other reports with financial reports to keep the project’s market development related activities in right track. Help project management to set the AOP, budget and other project related documents. Maintain coordination with government and other stake holders at county and other level.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop all market development related training plan and module as per project design to ensure market development and value chain.
  • Help to establish improve market linkage with producer and seller included proper market actors as per AOP.
  • Keep close relationship with operations part and provide feedback to improve market quality.
  • Facilitate staffs capacity building trainings on market development with staff, producer and with market actors.
  • Help project participants in improving production quantity with improve family level income.
  • Follow up PA (Livestock) activities with project participants to improve project quality.
  • Coordinate with government and other service providers in market development related issues and to develop livestock status Record all success stories for project documentation and help project management to set proper AOP for the project.
  • Attend all possible level (Branch to country) of staff meetings and check MIS and financial reports and other reports for data validation and accuracy.

Safeguarding Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the program’s goals on safeguarding implementation
  • Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment
  • Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action
  • Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place and encourage others to do the same

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Agribusiness/Agriculture/Business administration or relevant subjects from any recognized university,
  • Good communication, facilitation and representation skills.
  • Report writing and skilled on staff capacity building.
  • Computer proficiency: MS office
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of BRAC
  • At least three +3 years working experience in providing technical support especially on market development related activities, training facilitation with module development.

 

How to Apply:

Persons with disabilities and women are encouraged to apply. If you feel you are the right match for the above-mentioned position, please follow the application instructions accordingly:

Candidates need to email their CV with a letter of interest mentioning educational level, years of experience, current and expected salary to bimcf.uganda@brac.net

Please mention the name of the position in the subject bar.

Only complete applications will be accepted and shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Deadline:  11th September 2022

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