Business Development and Private Investment Regulation Senior Manager

  Capital Region Independent Development Authority (CRIDA)
Master's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 966
Date Posted:Jul 23, 2017
Closing Date:Aug 3, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Private Sector Dev
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Service Contract
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Capital Region Independent Development Authority (CRIDA):


The capital region of Afghanistan comprises the Kabul, Wardak, Logar, Kapisa and Parwan Provinces. The total area of the capital region is more than 7735 km2. In order to make safe urban environment and tackle the problems caused by ever increasing population growth in the capital of Afghanistan considering the concentrated economic activities and services provision, Dehsabz City Development Authority (DCDA) has been promoted to Capital Region Independent Development Authority (CRIDA) (As per the Presidential Decree No. 44 dated 23rd June 2016 based on Cabinet Resolution no 3 dated 30 April 2016 of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan). CRIDA is an Independent Budgetary Unit and Governmental profitable entity within the organizational structure of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Capital Region Independent Development Authority (CRIDA), not only develop Kabul New City project but also pave the ways for the development of Capital Region with broader visions which are briefly narrated as follows: 1. Transforming the Capital Region by turning it into a mega city that is clean, environmentally friendly, cultured with booming industries and commerce, sports and tourism and ultimately a metropolitan city that is self-reliant and sustainable, a city that has infrastructure and facilities of high standards with healthy physical environment. 2. Building a diverse community that is free of ethnic, linguistic, racial and religious prejudices. 3. Promoting urban culture and enhancing the standard of life through development of the Capital Region. 4. Development of cities (through decentralization for balanced development) within the Capital Region by protecting the originality, historical value and organic linkages with the existing Kabul city to transform the entire capital zone into a symbol of national unity.

Job Summary:

CRIDA is currently looking for Business Development and Private Investment Regulation Senior Manager to play an active role in managing the business development, projects’ promotion and investment attraction meanwhile developing and leading an active team to attract donor agencies and grant funds towards Capital Region.
Under the direct supervision of Investment Regulation (IR) Director, the Business Development and Private Investment Regulation Senior Manager is responsible for ensuring the highest efficiency in leading the business development and donor attraction department under the structure of Investment Regulation division. He/she shall be responsible for effective delivery of financial analysis and financial interpretation of the projects. He/she shall analyze and interpret the financial rules and regulations and provide solutions to a wide spectrum of complex financial issues. The Business Development and Private Investment Regulation Senior Manager promotes a collaborative business development approach consistent with GoA rules and regulations.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Reporting Line:
The Business Development and Donor Attraction Senior Manager would directly report to Investment Regulation director.

The Business Development and Donors Attraction Manager will play an important role in image building, investment generation and promoting Capital Region project as a feasible investment opportunity to potential donors (national or international), relevant Government Authorities, domestic private sector investors and potential foreign private sector investors

Strengthen partnerships with other relevant Ministries, Departments and Agencies and foster a coordinated approach to investment promotion at all levels which will enhance the understanding and development of Capital Region projects

Develop conceptual projects as per CRIDA’s strategic plan and draft their proposals

Prepare detailed financial analysis, business plan and financial models for the conceptual projects based on PPP models

Develop Standard PPP Contract Provisions requiring consultation and negotiation of risk issues with public and private sector bodies.

Develop standard methodologies for PPP project preparation, competitive bidding, negotiation and contract management of PPP contracts and to ensure these are applied.

Ensure that PPP projects are prepared for competitive market bidding in such a way that all financial and risk components are adequately identified, quantified and allocated in a manner consistent with prescribed methodologies.

Maintain contact with all regulatory agencies to ensure the PPP Unit is kept fully advised on developments in this area

Develop and maintain an updated list of key stakeholders in public and private sectors

Develop and implement Standard Operating Procedures for the PPP Unit

Contribute to the development of PPP Methodologies

Continuous monitoring of the relevant tasks from relevant divisions based on the horizontal management style (matrix structure) and deliver them on time

Serve as Assistant to IR director providing strategic and analytic support to promote and generate investment ideas in Capital Region.

Develop project documents to attract support from donors and other grant funds

Develop strategies for coordination and interaction with all relevant stakeholders and donors

Provide strategic direction and supervision to business development and investment promotion activities

Works to foster lasting relationships between CRIDA and donors through appropriate stewardship and engagement.

Identify, qualify, solicit and steward a portfolio of donor prospects.

Ensure timely preparation of Business plans, financial plans, economic/business strategy, business development policies and financial projections for each and every project within the strategic plan

Oversee the development and dissemination of investment opportunities in identified sectors of the economy

Assess and analyze terms and conditions of contractual agreements

Develop strategies, programs and project proposals

Prepare comprehensive work plan for the department

Responsible to deal with all the Technical, Financial and Legal matters related to investment regulation division, including technical land use plans, boundaries, implementation of schedules, concept designs review and technical, commercial and legal data evaluation;

Manage the preparation, consolidation and review of the technical, financial and legal issues of the projects including the EOIs, LOIs, RFPs and Contract Documents between IR and Pvt. Sector.

Prepares the necessary schedules for RFPs and Contracts preparation;

Prepares and evaluates guidelines, manuals and procedures for undertaking the Evaluation, Pre-Negotiation, Contract Negotiation and NTP Award occasions;

In cooperation with IR Director, manage the technical, financial and legal bid evaluation, pre-negotiation and Contract negotiation sessions between CRIDA and Pvt. Sector;

Ensures that all technical, financial and legal decisions of the Contract Negotiation meetings are incorporated in the final contract document;

Assists the Evaluation Committees in evaluation of the technical, financial and legal proposals received from the Pvt. Sector such as feasibility and pre-feasibility studies, business plans, land assessments and etc.;

Participates in the technical, commercial and legal contract pre-negotiation and negotiation meetings in cooperation with IR Director and make sure that all decisions of negotiation process are as per the rules and regulations of GoIRA;

Lead and supervise the Business Development and Donors Attraction Department team

Perform any other duties as related to this job function as may be assigned.

Job Requirement:

Master's Degree or equivalent in Finance, Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics or related field.

5 years or more, of relevant experience in similar positions at private and public sector in providing strategic management advisory services and/or managing staff and financial systems.

Technical or Engineering knowledge would be a plus point.

Ability to strategize, implement, and motivate staff while having the skill to multi-task and be able to set priorities, meet deadlines, and manage the required workload with integrity, diligence, accuracy, and attention to detail.

Experience in managing complex organizational relationships at the highest levels, most efficiently in Government Sector

Experience leading teams in a complex and sensitive environment

Experience in donor coordination and ability to interact with various donor agencies and attract the donor community towards capital region.

Thorough knowledge of contractual agreements and the involved processes

Good experience in investment promotion and/or business development is desirable.

Possess a working knowledge of computer applications. Must have the ability to accurately and efficiently perform required computerized tasks, with the ability to learn new technology quickly.

Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Ability to interpret extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Sound decision making, problem solving, prioritization skills, and prompt follow up are key elements.

Excellent skills with Microsoft Office suite including relevant statistical and data computation software such as SPSS, QuickBooks, Peachtree, etc.

Well established communication skills, excellent writing ability in national language and English.

Must display the ability to be a team player, yet have the self-drive to work independently, take initiative, and perform with minimal supervision

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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