Business Development Services Officer

  FLAG International
  Afghanistan Unspecified 426
Date Posted:Apr 26, 2010
Reference:30
Closing Date:May 15, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:General
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

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Job Summary:

Business Development Services Officer

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Oversee services and administration of the Business and provide non-financial technical assistance to the clients.
• Facilitate contacts and assist in negotiations between clients and donor organizations
• Able to develop high quality business plans and can provide business planning trainings if required.
• Able Identify technical assistance required by local businesses.
• Identify and channel technical assistance to clients in the form of top-notch consultants (national and international);
• Facilitate client access to sources of financing and marketing, legal, transport, insurance, etc;
• Provide detailed information to clients on markets, products and legal issues in relation to on-going or potential transactions;
• Generate and disseminate information of interest – for example, regarding markets and business opportunities in relevant sector.
• Assist senior advisor for BDS in the identification of SME needs. The BDS will work as a team with consultants/firms and business associations to achieve the desired goal.
• Assist SMEs and business association in establishing market linkages. He/She has to work closely with the business associations and FI clients.
• Indentify key legal and regulatory constraints hindering SME growth and ensure that those issues are relayed into the activities.
• Organize training programs and seminars.
• Organize various public relations events, press-conferences, presentations to promote business development component activities.
• Strengthening institutional capacity and technical capability of FI to fulfill its mandate of promoting business development services.
• Any other task assigned by the competent authority.

Job Requirement:

• A College or Bachelor Degree.
• A minimum of two years of experience working in Kabul with the private sector;
• Fluency in verbal and written Pashto, Dari and English.
• Strong computer skills. (Microsoft Office Programs).
• Willingness to travel and work in the Provinces.
• Strong negotiating skills.
• Excellent communication skills: speaking, writing, and listening.
• Ability to set priorities and manage time effectively.
• Motivated, hardworking, creative, innovative and a strong team player; and,
• Able to meet tight deadlines and deliver high-quality outputs.
• Experience working in insecure and difficult environments is an advantage.

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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