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Business Development Fellow
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- Bachelor's degree
- Sales, marketing, promotion
- Basic level (worker)
- Full Time
Impact Carbon is seeking a Fellow to assist in Impact Carbon’s project operations, administration, and marketing efforts in Uganda. The Fellow’s tasks will include working directly with the Country Director to manage relationships with local manufacturing and distribution partners. This position will report to the Country Director. We are looking for someone who can make a two-year commitment to strengthening our program in Uganda.
The Business Development Fellow position will be based in Kampala and will work in support of both Impact Carbon and Impact Water, with distinct responsibilities, objectives and areas of accountability and ownership, as determined by the two organizations’ needs. We believe this will provide a very exciting and dynamic work experience and environment for the Fellow and the position will be expected to lead and manage within the respective assigned areas (note: this is not an internship and no distinction is made between Fellows and other full-time expat employees).
Qualifications and Experience:
Degree in business (accounting, finance or marketing), economics, or international relations; or another field but compliments by demonstrated entrepreneurial talent
Fluency in both written and spoken English
1‐3+ years of work experience strongly preferred
Strong business and financial experience with excellent quantitative and analytical skills
- Experience with managing new (and ideally growing) programs/projects and/or substantial client management experience preferred
Excellent time management skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines and multitask
Ambitious individual who can take initiative on new projects and demonstrate strong leadership
Excellent written and oral communication skills
High level of creativity and the desire to develop new, innovative programs
Superior relationship management skills and the ability to hold external parties accountable to tight deadlines and regulatory requirements
Passion for entrepreneurial approaches to global development challenges
Interest in working and living in a bustling African capital city and contributing to the success of a proven improved cook stove project (Impact Carbon) and the scaling of an innovative safe water start-up (Impact Water)
Must possess grit, emotional intelligence and a good sense of humor
Method of Application
Please email a one-page cover letter, resume, and writing sample that demonstrates your writing capabilities . Use the subject “Business Development Fellow” in all e‐mail correspondence. No phone calls or posted mail applications, please. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
- Work with existing and new manufacturing partners to increase their sales and market reach, as well as to develop and refine manufacturing, recordkeeping, and financial systems and processes in support of our carbon monitoring requirements and business strengthening objectives
Participate in national forums and stakeholder meetings to keep abreast of new developments in the clean energy, improved cookstove and improved fuel space; identify opportunities to expand Impact Carbon’s impact; represent Impact Carbon externally and in coordination with the Country Director.
Support and/or lead carbon monitoring surveys including data collection, cleaning and processing, as well as coordination with international auditors in support of verification and issuance
Lead and manage special projects for Impact Water; areas many include mobile data platform development/rollout/improvement, new credit offers, data analytics, new product development, new sales channel development, partnerships, staff development, and/or other areas of operations, administration and finance.
Work in close coordination with senior leadership team at Impact Water to define and execute on annual business strategy and work plan in attainment of social impact and financial objectives.
- Represent Impact Water externally and in coordination with the Country Director
General InformationSalary range
: Not specifiedAdditional information
: Not specifiedContract type
: PermanentJob type
: Full TimeLocation
: UgandaArea of work
: Sales, marketing, promotionSeniority
: Basic level (worker)
Job RequirementsRequired education
: Bachelor's degreeRequired relevant work experience
: 12 monthsRequired skills
: Product knowledge; Project management; Market research, intelligence; Channel and vendor management; Analytics; Business development; Product demonstration and promotionRequired languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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