Business Advisor- West Bank

الوصف الوظيفي
Project: West Bank & Gaza SMART Project
Expected start and end date: o/a November/December 2021 – end of project
Level of effort: Full-time
Location(s): Ramallah, Palestine
 
Background
The Small and Medium Enterprise Assistance for Recovery and Transition (SMART) project is a four year, USAID funded program implemented by DAI.  SMART aims to rapidly recover Palestinian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and put them on a path to revitalization following unprecedented crises e.g., COVID-19. SMART will help SMEs regain productivity, grow, and expand. It will promote economic growth and self-reliance in the West Bank and Gaza.
 
Purpose
The Business Advisor is the focal point of the business in the designated region and s/he will help the project Senior Business Advisor in the design and implementation of technical work plan in the designated region. The Business Advisor will ensure that activity implementation meets the initiative’s indicators, providing feedback to the COP and M&E team.  S/he will work with the Senior Business Advisor to track technical activities that are needed to address specific market failures in the respective region. Concurrently, s/he will ensure that the project implements all planned activities to tackle the overarching challenges faced by Palestinian firms through cross-cutting interventions.  S/he will be responsible for ensuring that work plan interventions and activities are met in a timely and efficient manner while facilitating proper progress. 
 
Responsibilities: 
 
  • Design and lead the implementation of recovery and revitalization programs.
  • Contributes to technical reports and success stories.
  • Conduct assessment and survey for business in designated region to identify their capacity and market position.
  • Design programs and activities to address key challenged and market failure for business in the region.
  • Develop business programs and activities to support the development of Palestinian firms related skills especially those demanded by international markets, multinational companies and local Palestinian companies.
  • Act as a client relationship manager with a portfolio of beneficiaries.
  • Implement a series of activities to support the reestablishment of business leadership capacity in respective region.  These activities will include workshops, seminars and meetings locally and regionally.
  • Work with the team to ensure that all technical and administrative critical path actions necessary to meet schedules, deadlines and deliverables are identified, programmed and acted upon.
  • Prepare technical implementation documents such as Scopes of Work for consultants and subcontractors, and grant agreements.
  • Assist in organizing and facilitating various project activities, events and interventions including planning, budgeting and financial logistics.
  • Actively follow-up on implementation of the project’s activities with the stakeholders based on the directions of Senior Business Advisor.
  • Assist the Senior Business Advisor with reports and deliverables writing as necessary.

جميع الحقوق محفوظة لموقع جوبس.

متطلبات الوظيفة
EDUCATION
  • Bachelor’s Degree in economics, business, marketing, engineering or other related field preferred. Advanced degree preferred but not required.
WORK EXPERIENCE
  • 9 years of overall work experience facilitating businesses, projects, operations, or activities. 
  • At least 7 years in a relevant technical field or industry supporting private sector development.
  • Proven experience in writing high quality technical and administrative reports, scopes of work, or other fundamental project or grant activity implementation documents
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in both English and Arabic
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
  • High level of interpersonal and diplomatic skills required.
  • Previous work experience in Palestine or the Middle East desired.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
Reporting: 
The Business Advisor will report to the Senior Business Advisor.
تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Business Advisor- West Bank
آخر موعد للتقديم 05 - Oct - 2021
المكان رام الله والبيرة
نوع الوظيفة دوام كامل
المستوى المهني متوسط الخبرة
الراتب N/A
الدرجة العلمية البكالوريوس
الخبرة 9 Years
آلية التقديم

To Apply:  If you would like to be part of a dynamic project team and are interested in submitting your CV for consideration, please apply through the following link:

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Individual position postings including job description and qualifications sought can be viewed at the link provided. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for additional information.  All applications must be received no later than October 5, 2021.

About DAI: DAI is a global development company with corporate offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, EU, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Palestine and project operations worldwide. We tackle fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. DAI works on the frontlines of global development. We are committed to shaping a more livable world.

DAI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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