Development Officer – Entrepreneurial and Business Development Services Jobs in Nchelenge District at CARE Zambia

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CARE Zambia

CARE is an International Non-Governmental relief and development organization
with various projects in Central, Copperbelt, Eastern, Muchinga, Luapula,
Western, Lusaka, Northern, North-western, and Southern provinces of Zambia.
CARE International in Zambia in collaborating with Commission of refugees,
Ministry of Agriculture, department of forestry and departments of Community
Development and Social services and UNHCR to implement the Enhancing the Self-
Reliance and Resilience of Refugees and Host Communities in the Mantapala
Refugee Settlement Zambia Project, Nchelenge District of Luapula Province, is
seeking to recruit a qualified and experienced professional for the position
of:

Development Officer – Entrepreneurial and Business Development Services

Location: Nchelenge District, Luapula Province

Job Summary

The Development Officer – Business Development will be responsible for
facilitating the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of
livelihood field activities working with the department of agriculture,
department of forestry and departments of community development and social
services. S/He will have strong entrepreneurial building skills as well as be
strong in agro-business and marketing. The position holder will work with
partner staff and other project staff providing technical support for
promotion of entrepreneurship, business development, marketing and VSLA,
promote gender equality, inclusive governance and building resilience actions
in both the refugee and host communities of Mantapala Refugee Settlement. S/He
will be responsible for planning and directing the operations of business
interest groups. Contribute to creation of group policies, set goals and meet
with potential investors and clients. S/He will also oversee all activities
involved with the interest groups’ products and services, including marketing,
distribution and sales. Train participants in financial management to
determine ways to increase profits and reduce costs and help the groups to
determine the future direction of their businesses.

SPECIFIC DELIVERABLES

> Monitors project resources against established project parameters; as appropriate, performs on-site observation of day-to-day progression of project activities; prepares activity, status and problem reports for use by immediate supervisor(s).
> Provides field support; conducts workshops and training sessions as project facilitator; generally assists with community mobilization; resolves community problems in collaboration with stakeholders and/or escalates matters requiring follow-up by project leadership.
> Helps with the “ground level” planning (targeting and scheduling) for implementing programme activities; monitors the usage of resources and assets available for assigned components and provides guidance on their proper utilization.
> Verifies eligibilities and maintains records associated with specific project deliverables; carries out a number of periodic updating, reporting and data base management activities; collects, compiles, reports and maintains field data.
> As required by immediate superior and other project principals, undertakes special projects, studies and assignments.

_Qualifications and Experience-:_

> Diploma in agriculture/forestry/any social science from a recognized university/college
> Knowledge and experience in implementing entrepreneurship, livelihood and VSLA activities.
> Minimum of 3 years work experience in emergency programming
> Demonstrates good writing skills; gives constructive feedback; documents observations
> Ability to maintain confidentiality, security and accuracy of relevant data

Required Skills/Competencies:

> Communicating with Impact
> Collaboration skills
> Customer oriented
> Integrity
> Meaningful
> Collective Excellence
> Together learning
> Participation
> Negotiation skills
> Operational decision making skills
> Proactive problem solving
> Planning &organizing skills
> Facilitation skills
> Interpersonal skills
> Computer skills

Suitably qualified and interested members of the public are invited to apply.
Application letters accompanied by detailed CVs and daytime contact numbers
should be sent to:

[ carejobs@carezam.org*> ](mailto:carejobs@carezam.org) .

Closing Date: 17 th July, 2020.

_CARE International in Zambia is committed to_ _Promoting and maintaining an
organizational culture that advances gender equality, reduces power abuse and
inequalities, and fosters trust and safety._

Apply Online Now

Email:: carejobs@carezam.org

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