• Director of Business development and Employment unit

    Employer: Gicumbi District
    Posted: 23 January 2018
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    Job Description
    - Coordinate, the planning, budgeting, resource
    mobilization, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and
    reporting related to Business development and
    employment;

    - Develop and oversee the implementation of actionable strategies or plans meant to localize national policies and the District Council’s decisions pertaining to the promotion of business development and job creation;

    - Raise local population awareness on the importance of savings and connect them with business people, entrepreneurs and financial institutions in order to exploit the existing business opportunities;

    - Facilitate the creation of business linkages (supply contracts) between local SMEs/cooperatives and large firms by putting in place a win
    - win mechanism of complementarities;

    - Coordinate the identification, updating and exploitation of business and local economic development opportunities/ potentialities available within the District;

    - Coordinate employment mainstreaming in District Development Plan and action plans

    - Ensure a well
    - functioning of access to finance forum and identify bottlenecks that hinder access to credit and reimbursement

    - Collaborate with companies to identify those in need of support in skills upgrading and link them with skills development institutions

    - Coordinate the mobilization of companies and SMEs to host internees for knowledge transfer,

    - Serve as a member to the District Technical Coordination Committee and advise the institution on matters pertaining to business development & employment.

    - Facilitate the collection of information on job creation within the district that needs to be fed in Labour Market Information System (LMIS)

    - Coordinate the employment promotion initiatives at District Level

    Job Profile
    A0 in Economics, Agribusiness, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Management, Rural Development with 3 years of working experience; Or Master’s Degree Economics, Agribusiness, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Management, Rural Development, Labour Economics with 1 year of working experience.
    Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:

    - Leadership skills

    - Analytical, problem
    - solving and critical thinking skills.

    - Technical understanding of doing business variables being analysed and how it affects the various business units.

    - Good at handling and meeting deadlines.

    - Multi
    - tasking skills and the ability to balance multiple priorities and keep up with project scope changes.

    - Able to work well with both internal and external clients.

    - Good presentation skills, and ability to communicate with various audiences, including end users, managers, and members of the IT team.

    - Self
    - starter with leadership skills in order to take charge of or facilitate
    Requirement gathering sessions.

    - Strong attention to detail organizational skills.

    - Quick learner who is easily able to learn new products, systems, applications and technologies

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