Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Business Development-Manager, SME

Business Development-Manager (SME Services)
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for Small
  • Enterprise Development services. The incumbent creates synergy through collaboration with relevant organizations
  • in the country, regionally and internationally.
  • Responsibilities:
  • Participate in the preparation of BDS activities budget and thereafter ensure that projected revenue and
  • expenditure are within approved budget.
  • Plan and ensure execution of the departments consultancy assignments.
  • Liaise with and create effective networks with other institutions involved in the promotion of SMEs.
  • Write proposals to solicit for jobs and/or projects/projects funding.
  • Identify, select and supervise competent consultants to implement BDS and consultancy assignments secured.
  • Coordinate the development of training manuals and materials with consultants.
  • Prepare clients’ reports upon completion of assignments.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the Centre’s services.
  • Ensure that payments by clients for assignments undertaken are made as per agreed terms.
Knowledge, Skills And Experience Required:
  • Masters degree in Economics, Entrepreneurship, Business, Project Management or related discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in developing and coordinating training and other business development services
  • for entrepreneurs.
  • At least 5 years’ working experience in the SME sector.
  • Proven ability in proposal and report writing.
  • Experience in preparation of curriculum and training manuals for adult learners.
  • Experience in implementation of donor-funded projects
If you feel you fit the above role,please send your CV to