Caritas Czech Republic
Posted Job
almost 2 years ago

Business Development Officer X2

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

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

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please submit your full application consisting of detailed CV (max 3 pages) and motivation letter (1 page) by the, 30th January 2019 17:00 to the following email address: Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please use the following subject in your email/post:

Business Development Officer. For the title of cover letter and curriculum vitae, follow this wording:

Application deadline
30 Jan 15:00
Email applications to
jobs.caritascz@outlook.com

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