Employment Promotion and Business Development Officer

الوصف الوظيفي
Employment Promotion and Business Development Officer (NAT) (m/f/x) - Gaza

Enabel is the Belgian development agency. It implements and coordinates Belgium’s international development policy and primarily works for the Belgian State. The agency also implements actions for other national and international donors. With its partners in Belgium and abroad Enabel offers solutions addressing pressing global challenges: Climate Change, Urbanisation, Human Mobility, Peace and Security, Economic and Social Inequality, and Global Citizenship. With 1,800 staff, Enabel manages about 150 projects in twenty countries, in Belgium, Africa and the Middle East. 


The Youth Economic Empowerment in Palestine (YEP) project aims to address the lacking economic prospects for Palestinian youths, including vulnerable youth and young women, by empowering them to access decent employment opportunities.

YEP is funded by the EU Neighbourhood Instrument and to be jointly implemented by UNFPA, Sharek Youth Forum in partnership with the Centre for Youth Economic Empowerment, and Enabel in Palestine.

The project will focus on enhancing youth’s capacities to access wage- and self-employment opportunities to:

  1. Develop and operate of a First Employment Facility, a private sector-led work readiness programme allowing to enhance the employability of graduates of vocational and higher education entering the labour market;
  2. Ensure continuous learning opportunities to enhance the employability of unemployed graduates of vocational training and higher education institutions, as well as youth workers. Short-term specialized TVET courses adapted to the needs of the labour market, will create new technical upskilling and vocational reskilling pathways, allowing youth graduates and workers to acquire specific, new or complementary technical competencies and/or transversal skills, and ultimately increase their career opportunities;
  3. Enhance access to self-employment for the most vulnerable young women and men through business development support for sustainable micro- or small businesses that are viable to their local economies and generate sufficient income to meet their livelihood needs and improve their individual resilience.

Job description

Under the supervision of the Sector and Thematic Expert:
• You realise the implementation of the project by providing input for planning, execution, coordination, and monitoring and evaluation of activities in order to ensure that the results of the project are achieved within the set deadline.
• You provide the necessary technical input in the domain of Employment Promotion and Business Development in order to achieve the project’s technical performance in accordance with national and international norms and standards.
• You ensure quality of services and contribute to organising knowledge building and knowledge management in the domain of Employment Promotion and Business Development in order to create an inclusive, informed climate of trust within the project.
• You develop partner entities in order to contribute to the improvement of their organisation, processes and systems and of their staff’s competences.

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متطلبات الوظيفة

Your profile

Required qualifications and experience
• Master’s degree.
• At least 2 years of relevant experience in employment promotion and/or business development.
• Other relevant professional experience outside your country of origin is an asset.
• Experience in relevant projects is an asset.

Required skills and knowledge
• You have good knowledge of the national and international framework on social inclusion, more specifically inclusion of women in employment and business development opportunities;
• You are familiar with working with the European Union; 
• Your specific skills in leading meetings, workshops and groups are an asset;
• You show you are an initiative builder allowing your colleagues to count on your commitment to the team;
• You build strong proposals and bring innovative solutions to issues you encounter;
• You are able to work and evolve in a changing environment; 
• You are familiar with results-based management;
• You are familiar with theories of change;
• You master knowledge management and knowledge building;
• You have a strong affinity with and easily use various digital tools and new technologies;
• You have excellent analytical and writing skills;
• You are fluent in spoken and written Arabic. Considering the working language of Palestina and the international environment in which you work, excellent knowledge of English is required. 
• You are also required to commit to the vision, mission and values of Enabel (https://www.enabel.be/content/enabel-vision-mission-values).

We offer you

• An exciting job in an international environment.
• A contract for a term of 36 months based in Gaza.  
• A salary package that comprises the monthly gross salary, in accordance with our salary scales (Class 5), and benefits such as 13-month bonus. The exact salary will be defined according to the relevant recognised experience for the function.  

Every person who fulfils the conditions listed in our job advertisements may apply. Enabel is committed to equal opportunities and diversity in its workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability status or any other factor other than competence.

تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Employment Promotion and Business Development Officer
آخر موعد للتقديم 10 - Jan - 2022
المكان قطاع غزة
نوع الوظيفة دوام كامل
المستوى المهني متوسط الخبرة
الراتب N/A
الدرجة العلمية الماجستير
الخبرة 2 Years
آلية التقديم

Are you interested?

Apply here (link) at the latest by 10/01/2022 and include your application letter and updated CV.

Only applications submitted via the above link will be considered. 

نصيحة من جوبس لحمايتك : عند التقدم لاية وظيفة عن طريق الانترنت، لا تقم بإعطاء معلومات بطاقة الأعتماد او أية معلومات بنكية / مالية لصاحب عمل.