Micro Enterprise Development Advisor

VSO Nepal
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-05-08 Deadline: 2016-05-31
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Related
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Kathmandu, Nepal

Bhimpokhara Youth Club

Type : Volunteer Job

About VSO
VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.


Role overview
- analyse the current performance of enterprises from a business perspective to identify the gaps; 
- analyse the markets within which the enterprises operate including dynamics of current suppliers, consumer demand and potential demand, relevant retailers and competitors; 
- advise on the improvement of key business management skills not limited to sales and marketing, basic accounting/book keeping, communications; 
- advise using various tools such as financial analysis, etc. to enhance and improve the business; 
- enhance the capacity of the Coops key staff members in business development and organisational development; 
- Support the project team with implementation of the project; 
- Active participation in monitoring and evaluation of the programme is required


Skills, qualifications and experience required
Professional skills: 
- Experience of training and sharing learning with others; 
- Proven interpersonal skills; 
- Ability to work sensitively with people; 
- Ability and patience to adapt technical and practical knowledge to a low-tech context with significant constraints; 

Professional qualifications and experience: 
- Rich practical experience and technical qualification in small business-related discipline; 
- Experience of setting up and managing successful small businesses; 
- Experience of advising small businesses on how to improve their market share and profitability; 
- Experience of negotiating profitable deals with retailers, suppliers and business partners; 
- Experience of managing process within in an SME, particularly that support improved quality and profitability; 
- Experience of marketing and communication. 

- Experience of small business in a rural setting; 
- Demonstrative knowledge of agricultural/agro-business practices is an asset


The placement is for 24 months. with Nepal Health Research Council
How to apply
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we’re looking for. To submit your application, click on ‘Apply now’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.


Application closing date
31 May 2016


Interview/Assessment date(s)
To be Confirmed
Start date
Soonest Possible
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Organization Summary

VSO Nepal is involved in health, livelihoods and education, with gender and climate change as cross cutting themes, in overcoming poverty

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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