Job Advertisement: Partnership and Development Officer

Job Title: Partnership and Development Officer
Employment Type: Full-time
Location: Masindi, Uganda
Application Deadline: 27/05/2024

Company Overview:
ENCOT Microfinance Limited (ENCOT) is a social impact, fast-growing, and innovative MFI serving over 36,000 clients in 17 districts of the Mid-Western and Central regions of Uganda. ENCOT operates a network of 10 branches in 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.

The Partnerships & Resource Mobilization Officer will mobilize and support ENCOT leadership in identifying, capturing, and developing funding opportunities. The role involves ensuring effective strategic partnerships and donor relationships, developing a responsive resource mobilization team, and fostering cross-functional participation in resource mobilization.

Reporting Line:
This role reports directly to the Business Development Manager and works closely with the Finance and Administration Manager.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Identify, pursue, and negotiate strategic partnership opportunities that align with ENCOT’s objectives and share information with the Business Development Manager and Finance & Administration Manager.
  2. Assist with funding proposal writing processes, including writing project and budget plan proposals and coordinating with stakeholders for joint submissions.
  3. Develop a fund generation and resource mobilization work plan and follow-up on its implementation, designing and writing materials for communications with prospective donors and agencies.
  4. Maintain a comprehensive understanding of ENCOT’s products/services to effectively communicate value propositions to partners.
  5. Cultivate and maintain relationships with existing and potential partners, ensuring effective communication and collaboration.
  6. Collaborate with internal teams to develop strategic plans and initiatives to drive partnership success.
  7. Monitor market trends and competitor activities to identify potential partnership opportunities and threats.
  8. Track and report on key metrics, evaluate partnership effectiveness, and recommend improvements or changes as necessary.
  9. Stay updated with industry developments and emerging technologies to identify new partnership opportunities.
  10. Mobilize non-financial resources from private sector entities, individuals, and corporate agencies.
  11. Coordinate the processing of agreements related to funding opportunities and ensure timely follow-up in terms of report submissions to donors and grant renewal proposals.
  12. Undertake other relevant activities as assigned by the Business Development Manager and Finance & Administration Manager.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • At least one year of relevant hands-on experience in a similar field.
  • Excellent time management and attention to detail.
  • Creative problem-solving skills.
  • Good analytical skills in developing and implementing resource mobilization strategies.
  • Ability to work effectively in teams.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and demonstrate deliverables/outcomes.
  • Self-motivation and commitment to results-oriented work.
  • Strong negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in using various software.
  • Demonstrated passion for improving the lives of the poor.

Application Procedure:
Qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications in PDF format (Cover Letter, CV, and Copies of relevant academic documents) by emailing by 5:00 pm, Monday, 27th May 2024. All applications should be addressed to:

The Human Resource Officer
ENCOT Microfinance Ltd
Plot 88 Port Road, Masindi
P.O. BOX 389, Masindi

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any documents submitted for application shall not be recalled.

About ENCOT Microfinance:
Industry: Microfinance
Location: Masindi, Uganda

ENCOT is an equal opportunity organization; both male and female candidates are encouraged to apply.



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