Enabel Entrepreneurship and Resilience Officer Jobs in Uganda

Enabel Entrepreneurship and Resilience Officer Jobs in Uganda


Enabel in Uganda is looking for passionate, dynamic individuals to fill 4 vacancies for Entrepreneurship and Resilience Officer.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • You plan and coordinate a mapping study to identify local business development/self-employment opportunities in the targeted sectors.
  • You assess the business support needs of newly established micro- and small businesses and map and analyze the potential for upscaling existing successful business development services.
  • You ensure strategies to enhance beneficiaries’ access to affordable finance and capital; access to new funding opportunities provided by institutional actors such as those under the Parish Development Model, enhanced access to land especially for farming and other economic activities; access to technical support towards Village Savings and
  • Loan Associations (VSLA) formation and strengthening of existing community savings or credit initiatives, start-up toolkits, etc.);
  • Through co-creation workshops with key stakeholders, you develop guidelines and indicators for entrepreneurial learning in the Ugandan Technical and Vocational Education and Training system and Business Development Services delivery;

    Required qualifications and experience

  • A Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and Business-related studies;
  • A Bachelor of Entrepreneurship and small business management or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in entrepreneurship/self-employment support (e.g., incubation support, entrepreneurial soft skills trainings, technical assistance to entrepreneurs and micro or small businesses, etc.);
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in entrepreneurship promotion and small businesses management amongst vulnerable youth and women;
  • Experience with or good understanding of the actors and economic opportunities in the green economy and agribusiness;
  • Proven experience with economic empowerment of vulnerable youth and women
  • Required knowledge and skills
  • You have broad and in-depth understanding of the various aspects of international cooperation (context, challenges, strengths, partners, functioning, etc.);
  • Knowledge and expertise in entrepreneurship promotion and agribusiness activities; • Good knowledge of entrepreneurship promotion approaches and local business development;
  • 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 deal with people with tact and diplomacy;
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender sensitive and non-discriminatory behaviour and attitudes.
  • Fluent in English, with excellent reporting skills.
  • 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 Kampala or 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 accordingly 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 Entrepreneurship and Resilience Officer Jobs in Uganda

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