Associates in Development (AiD) Pvt. Ltd
Enterprises Development Specialist
Associates in Development (AiD) Pvt. Ltd
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Posted date 10th June, 2022 Last date to apply 24th June, 2022
Category Community & Social Services
Status Closed

Enterprises Development Specialist

Background

Associates in Development Pvt. Ltd. (AiD) is a Pakistan-based development and management consulting company which provides high-quality consulting services in the core areas of 1) Social Sectors; 2) Engineering & Infrastructure; and 3) Environment and Climate Change.

AiD has received USAID’s award for the Economic Recovery and Development Activity (ERDA), which is a five-year project designed to expand economic opportunities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including in Newly Merged Districts (NMDs). ERDA will promote sustainable economic growth by improving agriculture sector capacity and supporting allied MSMEs in the non-agriculture sectors.

Job Details

Position

Enterprises Development Specialist

Number of Positions

One (01)

Seniority Level

Senior level

Base Station

Peshawar

Contract Type

Full-time

Duration of contract

48 months

Qualification Requirements

  • A university degree in business administration, finance, international development or relations, economics or related field
  • A minimum of five (05) years of experience of MSME development and MSME grants management
  • A minimum of eight (08) years of experience of working on MSME development in rural/ underdeveloped areas
  • A minimum of five (05) years of experience in market and/or rural development, access to finance (both micro and SME), SME accelerators or business development services, and/or other forms of consulting or operational experience with SMEs will be preferred
  • Good understanding of the economic and operational context of KP and NMDs and past experience of working in the area will be preferred
  • Strong computer skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English. Spoken Urdu and Pashto is desirable

Job description

  • Lead the implementation of activities under Component 2 i.e. Micro- and small businesses promoted by strengthening MSMEs in both farm and non-farm sectors
  • Work closely with the MSME and Private Sector Specialist to deliver interventions pertaining to engagement and development of MSMEs and private sector in the NMDs;
  • Planning and overseeing relevant district staff to ensure successful implementation of all activities planned under Component 2;
  • Work closely with MSME and Private Sector Specialist to develop and ensure the implementation of work plans for all activities under Component 2;
  • Liaise with relevant GoKP departments, private sector actors (market associations, Chambers of Commerce and Industry), banks, service providers, SMEDA and other private sector stakeholders to keep them engaged in project design and updated on project achievements;
  • Manage consultations and engagement with banking and credit service providers and facilitate their entry in untapped NMD markets;
  • Work with the PPP Specialist to facilitate outreach to MSMEs regarding relevant project interventions;
  • Work closely with the Finance and Grants Manager to guide development of a responsive Grants Manual, and smooth implementation of grants support activities;

Apply By:

AiD is an equal opportunity employer.

Submit your CVs at [email protected] latest by June 24, 2022.

Position title must be mentioned in the subject line of email.

Please visit the following link for further details on the qualification requirements and job description: https://tinyurl.com/yunt8z4b

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