DEADLINE: 27/05/2024

PARTNERSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Full-time

Serving over 36,000 clients in 17 districts of the Mid-Western and Central region(s) of Uganda, ENCOT

Microfinance Limited (ENCOT) is a social impact, fast growing and innovative MFI operating a network

of 10 branches of Hoima, Masindi, Kigumba, Kagadi, Nakasongola, Kawempe, Luweero, Bweyale,

Katikara and Karuguuza. ENCOT’s mission is to provide inclusive financial services to micro and small

enterprise communities in Uganda.

ENCOT is seeking to recruit dynamic, self-motivated and result oriented professionals to urgently fill

the following positions

1. PARTNERSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (01)

Purpose of this position

The role of the Partnerships & Resource Mobilization Officer is to mobilize and support ENCOT

leadership to identify, capture, and develop funding opportunities; ensure effective strategic

partnerships and donor relationships; support in developing a highly effective and responsive resource

mobilization team, and foster effective and responsive cross-functional participation in resource

mobilization from other internal and external sources.

This role will have a direct reporting line to the Business Development Manager and will work closely

with the Finance and Administration Manager.

Main Duties and Responsibilities;

1. To identify, pursue, and negotiate strategic partnership opportunities that align with the

ENCOT’s objectives and listing them and sharing the information with the Business

Development Manager and Finance & Administration Manager.

2. To assist with funding proposal writing processes. This involves writing project and budget

plan proposals and coordinating with the different stakeholders with the aim of sometimes

jointly submitting a project proposal.

3. To assist in developing a fund generation and resource mobilization Workplan and constantly

follow-up the implementation of the plan. This involves designing and writing materials for

communications with different prospective donors and agencies.

4. To develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of the company’s products/services

to effectively communicate value propositions to partners.

5. To cultivate and maintain relationships with existing and potential partners, ensuring effective

communication and collaboration.

6. To collaborate cross-functionally with internal teams to develop strategic plans and initiatives

to drive partnership success.

7. To monitor market trends and competitor activities to identify potential partnership

opportunities and threats.

8. To track and report on key metrics, evaluate partnership effectiveness, and recommend

improvements or changes as necessary.

9. To stay updated with industry developments and emerging technologies to identify new

partnership opportunities

10. To assist in mobilizing non-financial resources from private sectors entities, individuals and

corporate agencies.

11. To coordinate processing of agreements in connection with funding opportunities and ensure

effective and timely follow-up in terms of submission of reports to the donors and grant

renewal proposals.

12. To undertake all other relevant activities as and when assigned by the Business Development

Manager and Finance & Administration Manager respectively.

Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills And Abilities:

a) A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a relevant field is required.

b) At least a year of relevant hands on experience in similar field.

c) Excellent Time Management

d) Attention to detail

e) Ability to creatively solve problems

f) Good analytical skills in developing and implementing resource mobilization strategies

g) Ability to work effectively in teams

h) Ability to prioritize workload and demonstrate deliverables/outcomes. Initiative taker, self-

motivation and a commitment to continuously work results oriented

i) Negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills.

j) Computer literacy and ability to effectively use a variety of software particularly

k) Demonstrated passion for improving the lives of the poor.

 

Qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications in PDF format (Cover Letter, CV,

and Copies of relevant academic documents) by emailing [email protected] by 5:00pm, Monday 27th

May, 2024. All applications should be addressed as below:

The Human Resource Officer

ENCOT Microfinance Ltd

Plot 88 Port Road, Masindi

P.O. BOX 389, Masindi

Any documents submitted to ENCOT for application shall not be recalled.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Industry: MICROFINANCE
Location: MASINDI

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