New Business & Marketing Consultant

  Green Olive Consulting Solutions
Master's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1492
Date Posted:Apr 26, 2017
Reference:101 (Re-advertised)
Closing Date:May 19, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Sales/Marketing
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Green Olive Consulting Solutions:


Job Summary:

Objective of the Assignment:
The objective of this assignment is to hire a New Business and Marketing Consultant to assist the project implementation.
Kabul (with possibility of at least 10 trips to Key Regional Provinces Centers during the term of the contract)

Duties & Responsibilities:

Scope of Work:

The incumbent will directly work with all project stakeholders. The New Business and Marketing Consultant support the project in conducting the following tasks:

1. Identify companies and organizations currently active in the solar lighting market (size of staff, years of operation, interests in clean energy, financial history, and infrastructure)
2. Assess the market penetration of solar lighting products, identify quality standards and price range of available products and distribution/retail channels
3. Meet and discuss with MoEW about regulatory/policy context of solar products
4. Assess capability of local solar product quality testing entities (MEW and Kabul University)
5. Identify media and marketing options for consumer awareness campaigns
6. Work with financial sector to draw their interest in solar lighting (MFIs and rural banks)

Deliverables of the Project Implementation Officer:

1. Organize and hold B2B events connections between the target stakeholders
2. Develop series of brief reports on potential market opportunities;
3. Reports on meeting with Government on regulatory changes;
4. Conduct research about the solar companies, market capacity, lighting option costs,…etc.

1. Stationed in Kabul and will perform at least 10 BTB events in about 5 major provincial centers
1. 6 months (with higher possibility of extension for 2 years)

Job Requirement:

1. Evidenced-based experience (at least 3 years) in similar work
2. Evidence-based experience of working with (successful private sector companies, international businesses, unions and Government institutions)
3. Evidence-based experience in business development and marketing

(Applicants will fill in the Document 1: Applicant’s Response to the “Job Special Conditions”)

1. Master Degree in Business Administration or close related filed. Focus in Marketing, Business Development, Private Sector Development and Sales

Additional Key Qualifications:
1. Verbal interpretation and written translations (Dari/Pashto to English and vice versa) needed
2. Ability to collect data, analyze and -develop various reports is required
3. Strong research and presentation skills is required

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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