Good Neighbors Nepal

Business Development Officer

Good Neighbors Nepal

Business Development Officer

Good Neighbors Nepal (GNN) is a national NGO working in Nepal since 2002 with the objective of improving the lives of people, especially community through education, livelihood activities, health services, WASH, advocacy, network building, Open Defecation Free Campaign and disaster risk reduction. GNN invites application for following positions for Urban Agriculture and Economic Development (A & ED) Project in Kathmandu with the funding of World Vision International Nepal (WVIN).

Business Development Officer

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : Marketing / Advertising / Customer Service
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Kathmandu
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Dec. 17, 2019 23:55 (7 months, 3 weeks ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Bachelor
Experience Required : More than or equals to 3 years
Other Specification
  • Bachelor Degree completion (Masters preferable) at least 3 years experiences on Market Led/Value chain projects in similar capacity
  • Preference will be given to those who have knowledge on empowerment, business development and market opportunities
  • Implementation skills on planned activities
  • Good reporting skills
  • Good understanding on financial management system like supporting documents for voucher, advance settlement process etc.
  • Good communication skills to deal with project team and stakeholders
  • Good knowledge on community mobilization and carrying need assessment
  • Basic knowledge of computer (word, excel and power point)
  • Should not have engaged in any anti child activities

Job Description

Job Purpose: 

Work with producer groups, and build their capacity so that they can have access to lucrative and sustainable markets; facilitate SWOR analysis of producer group; and facilitate producer group meeting and ensure effective implementation. Also work with saving groups to encourage saving of the community people and waste collectors/pickers to encourage waste management and income generation. 

Major Responsibilities

  • Support in identifying trades and business opportunities for vulnerable families, identifying service provides for building necessary technical skills, linking them to jobs and services
  • Identify ongoing small-scale businesses in the working areas by the vulnerable groups and identify potential for scaling them through value chain approach. Support in business development plan for vulnerable individuals or groups
  • Provide technical support in implementation of the Ultra Poor Graduation Project Model in working district 
  • Support (providing local information as required) to conduct vocational skills training to the youth entrepreneur/ business operating individuals as per CTEVT standard and assure appropriate vocational skill training providing institute to conduct  the skill training in the area
  • Assess the need of target people and support entrepreneurs to organize and facilitate business skill/SIYB 
  • Meet entrepreneurs groups/skill trainees regularly and keep the progress for each group/individuals
  • Collect information to produce monthly report on enterprise and entrepreneur progress
  • Compile savings group information to feed into savings groups’ database and report to project coordinator in regular basis
  • Focus MVF/RC families’ participation and evidence based result to support sponsorship program
  • Coordination and liaison with local government and bear all the responsibilities of project area

Applying Procedure

Application form is available in the official website,/ should be sent through email to [email protected] by 17th December, 2019. 

Only short–listed candidates will be invited to participate in an assessment process. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

GNN reserves right to reject any/all application without assigning any reason whatsoever. Canvassing at any stage of the process shall lead to automatic disqualification.

Phone calls will not be entertained.

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