Head of Infrastructure

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Job Summary

Reporting to the Director of Programmes, the Head of Infrastructure is responsible and accountable for facilitating the government and industry to develop infrastructure solutions that meet the financial needs of low income Ugandans.

Key Responsibilities

  • To contribute to the development and implementation of FSDU’s strategic and operational plans; providing expertise and insight in the field of infrastructure as it relates to financial services and the technology sector
  • To lead the development & implementation of the influencing strategy for the Market Infrastructure pillar; seeking to encourage expansion of access to, and uptake of financial services by low income Ugandans and MSMEs due to improved interoperability
  • To work with partners and consultants to deliver successful projects that have a positive financial impact on MSME’s and poor individuals, within specified time & cost
  • To increase the capacity of partners to ensure that improved financial infrastructure has positive effects on the number of poor people and SMES financially inclusion
  • To collaborate with other team members to deliver strategic and operation targets

Educational Qualifications:

  • Degree in Engineering (Software, Telecommunications, Electrical)
  • Masters in Business Administration, Finance or Public Administration is preferred
  • Certification in Project Managemet (PMP/ PRINCE2) or Post Graduate Diploma Project Management

Job related experience and knowledge:

  • At least 6 years’ experience at senior level in a relevant organisation
  • Knowledge and understanding of infrastructure related to the financial and telecommunications sector
  • Experience in government is a plus
  • International experience is a plus
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience in identifying and managing partnerships

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How to Apply:

To apply, CLICK HERE  and follow the instructions. Deadline for all submissions is 11:59 P.M. on 23rdFebruary 2018. Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

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