Enabel Enterprise Development and Decent Work Officer Jobs in Uganda

Enabel Enterprise Development and Decent Work Officer Jobs in Uganda


Enabel in Uganda is looking for passionate, dynamic individuals to fill 2 vacancies for Enterprise Development and Decent Work Officer.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • You lead the assessment of the BMOs in terms of governance, financial management and their effectiveness to service delivery to their members.
  • You work with the selected BMOs to identify, assess and select 45-50 partner companies in the agricultural sectors (focus on agro-processors) and sectors of the green economy.
  • You develop and coordinate tailored packages including regular on-site coaching sessions complemented by specific training, tools and networking opportunities.
  • You coordinate organizational strengthening support to the selected BMOs in order to enhance their capabilities to implement interventions activities

    Required qualifications and experience
  • A Masters’ degree in Business Administration, Economics or any other related field
  • A Bachelor’s degree in private sector development, business administration, Economics, Investment finance or any other related field
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in implementing activities geared towards enterprise growth in sectors of agriculture and green economy.
  • A minimum of 3 years proven experience in private sector development, provision of business development services, and employment promotion
  • Proven experience in project management and capacity building for businesses.
  • Proven experience in facilitating businesses for improved access to finance
  • Proven experience in designing and coordinating business development services

    Required knowledge and skills
  • You have broad and in-depth understanding of the various aspects of international cooperation (context, challenges, strengths, partners, functioning, etc.).
  • Expertise in business planning and development, and supporting private sector growth for increased productivity and decent jobs creation
  • Excellent understanding of the local economy and the local economic opportunities
  • Basic knowledge of Start-Your-Business and Manage-Your-Business approaches
  • Expertise in developing and implementing mechanisms and interventions for enhanced youth livelihoods.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills allowing to interact and work with vulnerable youth and women, as well as private sector actors and other (high-level) stakeholders.
  • Creative thinking and being pro-active i.e. taking initiatives and responsibility at the same time
  • Good working knowledge of ICT technologies (related software, phone, email) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office).
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as a member of a team
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender sensitive and non-discriminatory behavior and attitudes
  • You commit to the vision, mission and values of Enabel: https://www.enabel.be/content/enabel-vision-mission-values

    We offer you
  • A fascinating/ interesting/ varied job in an international environment.
  • A contract of 45 months
  • You are based in Jinja or Fort portal.
  • A salary package that comprises the monthly gross salary, in accordance with our salary scales (class 5)
  • The contractual conditions will be established according to the organization’s salary policies.
  • Following this recruitment procedure, a shortlist of successful applicants may be constituted which may be sourced in the next three years for similar job openings.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Enabel Enterprise Development and Decent Work Officer Jobs in Uganda

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