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Expert 3: Trade and Investment Adviser (half time)
Expected start
2 March 2021
working days
11 January 2021
Greg Barker (

Detailed description Back

The overall objective of the SB4U Platform, of which this contract will be a part, is to contribute to sustainable economic development of Uganda by promoting an increased level of private sector investments and trade between domestic and EU businesses. The Platform provides a joint forum and mechanism for domestic and EU private and public stakeholders to discuss priority issues, and support the implementation of concrete actions, for an improved investment climate and for private sector partnerships in Uganda that promote green economy and create decent employment.


Qualifications and experience:

  • Intimate knowledge of the EU FDI and trade environment;
  • Experience in investment promotion in Europe and Uganda or similar Sub-Sahara African country;
  • Experience working with European Business Association would be a strong asset;
  • At least 10 years of professional experience in trade and investment promotion among these at least five years in developing countries or emerging markets;
  • Ability to understand the political environment and build strong relationships with the government, national authorities, and institutions to achieve results;
  • Fluency in English, both spoken and written;
  • Knowledge of another European language is desirable;
  • Experience with EU-funded projects is desirable;
  • A Degree in business, economics, or another relevant field, preferably with a focus on trade.

Duration: 24 months