Small and Medium Scale Enterprise Development Specialist

  Chemonics International Inc.
  Afghanistan Unspecified 489
Date Posted:Feb 14, 2011
Reference:Chem-CE-08
Closing Date:Mar 20, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Private Sector Dev
Nationality:International
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:10 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Chemonics International Inc. :

 

Chemonics is an international development consulting firm that promotes meaningful change to help people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives. Around the world, we design and implement projects in financial services, private sector development, health, environmental management, gender, conflict and disaster management, democracy and governance, and agriculture.

Job Summary:

Chemonics International, a leading international development consulting firm, seeks a small and medium scale enterprise development specialist for an anticipated USAID-funded energy sector improvement program. The objective of the program is to improve access to reliable and affordable clean energy, improve regulations and governance in the energy sector, demonstrate the use of innovative technologies and busines models, and assist with the transition to a low-carbon development trajectory.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The SME Development Specialist may be asked to carry out activities such as: assist and support local and national governments establish policy regimes conducive to clean energy SME development; work with clean energy enterprises on business development activities such as business plan
development; and work with microfinance institutions to support clean energy enterprise and consumer lending.

Job Requirement:

Advanced degree in engineering, economics, business or energy/environmental policy.
Prior international donor experience on similar projects
At least 5 years of applicable technical and professional experience
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Fluency in English (written and spoken)

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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