Freelance Business Development Advisor job at Digital Opportunity Trust

Vacancy title:
Freelance Business Development Advisor

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Consulting ]

Jobs at:

Digital Opportunity Trust

Deadline of this Job:
08 June 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Ethiopia , Addis Ababa , Horn of Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 01, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Freelance Business Development Advisor

General Duties and Responsibilities
In general, FLDAs’ are expected to deliver BDS advisory and coaching services. They are supposed to undertake business intake assessments, plan based on the assessment gap for improvement, and provide training, coaching, and advisory services as appropriate.

Job Requirements

FLBDA’s are part-time advisers and are expected to be avail for two weeks in a month

Required qualification, skill, knowledge and competencies
a) General
• BA degree in business-related and further training in related field is a plus
• Previous Solid experience working as a business development services (BDS) advisor, coach, mentor, and training in a related area
• Knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices of small business operations.
• Knowledge of basic business accounting.
• Passionate to support the community
• Have problem-solving skills
• Have outstanding communication skills, Strong interpersonal skills the ability to work effectively
• Excellent interpersonal skills toward efficiently communicating clients’ business processes and procedures.
• Being DOT’s former intern as Plus
• Knowledge of local area language for each respective region is a plus.
• Data management skill
• Basic ICT skill
• Report writing skill

b) Specific
• As the advisors are expected to closely work and support micro and small startup businesses; having the knowledge and skill in basic principles of business management is mandatory.

• In addition, willingness to take the online Improve Your Business (IYB) of the ILO material to guide their support in terms of helping the Micro & Small Business Startup entrepreneurs to prepare the right plan in boosting their business performance will be a pre-request for final selection. Furthermore; the FLBDAs’ are expected to be willing and avail for Business Model Canvas & other BDS related trainings after the selection process is finalized.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
High School

Job application procedure
Interested and qualified applicants should directly send motivation letter together with updated CV on line through  until June 8, 2022 by clearly writing “ FLBDA for (the specific location you are interested on)” on the subject line; e.g. “FLBDA for Addis Ababa” of the email you are sending.
Failure in meeting this application guideline will lead to disqualification from shortlisting.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Ethiopia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 08 June 2022
Duty Station: Addis Ababa
Posted: 01-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 01-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 01-06-2065
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