Junior Business Officer at BiD Network Uganda

Are you a driven and hands-on student who is interested in impact investment?

BiD Network is an independent trusted partner for SME’s in East Africa by facilitating tailored financial solutions throughout their life cycle. We currently have a small team of 7 people with offices in Kampala and Amsterdam. In 2018 we will also start operations in Rwanda. Our customers are early stage and growing businesses with a financing need of at least USD 100,000.

Junior Business Officer Interested in Marketing and Business Development

You will be responsible for supporting our Business Development Team in building a solid and a strong pipeline of SMEs and making them ready for investment scans. Primarily, you will be working with our Business Development Officer expanding our current database as well as keeping close relationship to new and current entrepreneurs and companies.

Responsibilities
Including, but not limited to:

  • Customer Database – Update and expand our customer database with entry of contact details of companies.
  • Information Gathering – Communicating with interested entrepreneurs and companies and helping them submitting relevant documents
  • Filing of Data – Help opening customer accounts and filing documents to our drive.
  • Communication – Draft marketing material as well as getting us on social media which can attract new businesses to join BiD Network.

Profile
We are looking for a Junior Business Officer that matches the following profile:

  • A bachelor’s degree in marketing, finance, economics or a related discipline.
  • Strong IT and numbers fluency.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • A communicative person who does not mind making the hands dirty while growing an organisation.
  • Very accurate, analytical, structured and persistent.
  • Interested in working at least 40 hours per week.

Contact us

Please send your Letter of Interest (max 1 page) and CV (max 4 page) with deadline the 31st of May 2018 addressed to below contact. Do notice, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Clare K. Byaruhanga
Business Development Manager

BiD Network Uganda Limited
clare.byaruhanga@bidnetwork.org