Business Development Officer x2

Caritas Czech Republic - Location: Lusaka, Lusaka Province, Zambia, Lusaka

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Contract type
Permanent
Application deadline
28/03/2019

Description

Position
Business Development Officer x2
Vacancies
1
Description

An international NGO active in humanitarian aid and development cooperation, implementing livelihood programs in refugee settlements for refugees and host community, is looking for a

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER X2

Responsibilities:

  • Support and assist the Livelihood Officer & Entrepreneurship Trainer
  • Supervise, coordinate and provide capacity building to Livelihoods Mentors on follow-up and mentoring of supported small businesses
  • Work closely with Entrepreneurship Trainer on development of business plans and other potential applications of trained beneficiaries
  • Identify potential business opportunities, market and financial linkages and actively participate on establishment, facilitation and development of linkages of project beneficiaries to such institutions and programs
  • Support formation, development and capacity building of local cooperatives, market committees, associations, business groups and other community groups
  • Identifying opportunities and innovative approaches to support livelihood business activities in the refugee settlement and host communities
  • Supervise and support saving group activities including financial literacy
  • Maintain necessary project administration and documentation
  • Participate on regular reports, draw up action plans, assessment of progress, formulation of new project opportunities, etc.

Requirements:

  • Tertiary education – university/college degree in business, economics, agronomics, business administration, marketing, social sciences (preferably in enterprise development and vocational training) or any other related subject)
  • At least 2 years of practical experience with livelihoods and income generating activities, of which at least one year should be closely related to development of rural enterprises and business development
  • Experience with project implementation
  • Experience working with international organizations or NGOs is an advantage
  • Good computer skills – MS office (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and internet
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Integrity and willingness to work and produce results in a dynamic environment
  • Good time management, commitment, team worker, innovative, reliable and hardworking, able to work under pressure
  • Motorcycle driving license is an advantage

Duty station: Mayukwayukwa Settlement (Western Province) or Meheba Settlement (North-Western Province, Zambia (indicate in your motivation letter preferred duty station)

Starting date: March 2019

Requirements

Min education
Primary school
Required experience
4 Years
Nationality
Not defined
Languages
Not defined
Skills
Not defined
Prerequisites

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