Entrepreneur Development Officer

  • Full Time
  • Pokhara
  • Applications have closed

Dhikurpokhari Community Development Organization

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Entrepreneur Development Officer

Dhikurpokhari Community Development Organization (DCDO) is a non-profit and non-governmental organization registered in DAO office, Kaski in 2001. The organization has aimed to improve livelihood of rural farmers by the promotion of innovative agricultural inputs. DCDO is currently implementing “Financial Services for Smallholder Farmers (FSSF)”Project in kaski district funded by iDENepal. DCDO is an equal opportunity employer and seeking to recruit Entrepreneur Development Officer (EDO) to regularize program activities. The EDO is expected to be responsible for the following tasks:

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for facilitating the communities, mainly women, to establish and strengthen various agri based enterprises. EDO will work closely with the banks and financial institutions, technical institutions, business organizations and service providers to support and nurture start-ups and growth-oriented agri-entrepreneurs to reach their full potential.

Required competencies and attributes:

  • Proven ability to formulate bankable business plans, with strong financial analysis skills; good coaching, mentoring and training skills
  • Strong communicator with ability to influence diverse stakeholder groups;
  • Very good computer skills, including the use of MS Office, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint and Google Apps.
  • Able to work at a local level and willing to undertake field travel.
  • Women and candidates from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply. Work stations: Pokhara with frequent travel in project command areas.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (BBA), Business Management (BBM), Business Studies (BBS)

Experience:

Preferably around 3 years of experience working to support establishment and growth of SMEs, particularly in the agri-sector; experience in preparing bankable business plans a must.


Interested candidates should submit applications by email to dcdokaski@gmail.com within 7 days of this notice. Applications should consist of:

  • Email cover letter with expected monthly remuneration.
  • CV of not more than four pages with two professional references.

(Only short listed candidates will call for interview)

Source: Adarsha Samaj National Daily, 4 October, 2021