Food for the Hungry Business Development Specialist - Jobs in Uganda

Food for the Hungry Business Development Specialist - Jobs in Uganda

Motivated by Christ’s love, this position plays a key role in promoting the holistic ministry of Food for the Hungry (FH) through the framework of the organization’s vision, “All forms of human poverty ended worldwide.”

In order to accomplish this vision, FH’s Purpose is “Together we follow God’s call responding to human suffering and graduating communities from extreme poverty.”

Position in the Organization:

  • The Business Development Specialist reports to the Program Director.

    Purpose of the Job:

    The Business Development Specialist is responsible for overall leadership in developing and executing strategies for Grant acquisition goals in line with Food for the Hungry Uganda’s vision and purpose.

    Protection and Security Clause:

    As appropriate, shall be responsible for creating, promoting and maintaining an environment that prevents sexual exploitation and abuse and take appropriate measures for this purpose.

    Implement an orientation for all staff including an understanding of the code of conduct and consequences. .

    Essential Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Resource Mobilization Strategy Development.
  • External Engagement and Partnerships Management.
  • Proposal Development Leadership
  • Build FH’s visibility and strengthen the organization’s brand and culture

  • Master’s degree in Business, International Development or similar field.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience working with a large and complex organization.
  • Proven experience and successful track record in Resource Mobilization (different models and approaches including Campaigns, grassroots efforts, etc).
  • Must have excellent communications skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent decision-making skills
  • Must work independently under difficult
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Strong negotiation, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Passionate about fulfilling FH mission of demonstrating the love of Christ to people affected by disaster, conflict and poverty.
  • Maintains an attitude and behavior in accordance with FH values and principles

    Job Education Requirements:
  • Master’s degree in Business

    Job Experience Requirements:
  • 5 years of relevant experience

    How to Apply
  • Complete Job Descriptions are available by contacting
    FHU is an equal opportunity employer.
  • All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting only electronic copies of not more than 2MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to:
  • The Human Resources Manager,
  • Food for the Hungry Uganda
  • Email: not later than Friday, 28th June, 2019 at 4:30pm. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from FH by 15th July 2019.
  • FHU has policies including a child protection policy that every staff is required to sign.

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