Deadline: 12 June, 2020

Location: Uganda

Chemonics seeks technical and programme management professionals for the anticipated five-year, $10 million to $19 million USAID Strategic Investment for Inclusive Development project in Uganda. The project aims to facilitate domestic and international commercial investments that are aligned with USAID’s development priorities across sectors, including agriculture and food security, energy, environment and biodiversity, health, and education. Through assistance in unlocking commercially driven investment capital, the project aims to contribute to Uganda’s journey to self-reliance, enhanced economic growth, improved health outcomes, quality employment and livelihoods, and better educational opportunities.

The mission of Chemonics is to promote meaningful change around the world by helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent life.

Responsibilities

  • Financial Services Advisor
  • Investment Advisor
  • Business Services Advisor
  • Enabling Environment/Institutional Strengthening Advisor
  • Microfinance Specialist
  • Sector-Specific Finance Specialist (Agricultural Finance and Energy)
  • Monitoring, Evaluating, and Learning Advisor
  • Finance and Operations Director
  • Grants and Subcontracts Manager
  • Communications Manager

Requirements

  • Advanced degree in Finance, Banking, Economics, Business Administration, Development, or a related field
  • Five years, minimumof professional experience in a relevant area
  • Experience with multi-sectoral programmes that address economic growth, financial services, impact investing, small and medium enterprise lending, financial market systems, training, or financial inclusion
  • Experience working in East Africa, particularly in Uganda
  • Demonstrated experience in supervisory positions
  • Experience with USAID programming highly preferred
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with government officials, international donors, local partners, and private sector stakeholders
  • Demonstrated innovation, versatility, and integrity
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Fluency in writing and speaking English

To apply and for more information, click here.

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