|Date Posted:||May 2, 2017|
|Closing Date:||May 15, 2017|
|Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||2|
|Salary Range:||Salary is negotiableNone|
|Years of Experience:||2 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Contract Type:||Short Term|
About Afghanistan Holding Group:
Afghanistan Holding Group (AHG) has been providing an outstanding and satisfactory turn-key business services to over 220 international companies in Afghanistan since 2009. AHG employs over 200 full-time and highly qualified Afghans to produce tailor-made professional services to its clients across the country.
The Business Development and Implementation Specialist will be responsible for working in close coordination with the Business Development and Implementation Advisor to support the franchisees on how to be successful and profitable businesses. This position will be important in the development of capacity and knowledge of franchisees in business administration and management.
Term of Assignment: 6 months
Duties & Responsibilities:
Support the development and teaching of planning and strategies with SearchPath franchisees.
Support the Business Development and Implementation Advisor in their functions and responsibilities.
Provide training on basic administrative tasks such as – but not limited to – responding to emails in a timely manner, providing customer service, setting up fee collection mechanisms, and proper financial management.
Develops a customizable modular business plan for SearchPath franchisees with input from SearchPath USA. Develops a standardized SearchPath Franchise Operations Manual in consultation with SearchPath USA, to include a section on implementation of WIE job placement targets for Afghan Women.
Customizes modular business plan for SearchPath franchisees and ensures franchises are set up, operational, and roll out business plans on time.
Orients franchisees to the SearchPath Franchise Operations Manual, and conducts training on implementation of WIE job placement targets for Afghan women.
Ensures franchises effectively collect fees for service, and understand how to use computerized systems for accurate billing of MHP fees for WIE beneficiaries.
Organize and support other training programs and seminars as needed.
Assist in undertaking assessment to determine constraints and opportunities facing franchisees in the roll out of their business models.
Strengthen relationships between franchisees and relevant local and regional government offices and agencies, and local and regional employers.
Identify areas of growth for future franchisees.
Other related tasks as assigned.
Ability and willingness to travel to provinces in Afghanistan.
High school diploma required. College diploma or equivalent in related field preferred.
2 years work experience in the related field.
Fluency in English required. Fluency in Dari, fluency in Pashto highly recommended
Excellent organizational skills, interpersonal skills, problem solving skills, and ability to communicate effectively with franchisees and WIE/SearchPath team members.
Computer literate with e-mail, word processing and excel.
Budgeting experience required.
Experience in starting new businesses or training entrepreneurs on how to build and maintain successful businesses.
Experience working in a similar position for an NGO or an international organization is preferred. USAID-funded project experience is a plus.
Must have willingness to travel to provincial field offices.