Finn Church Aid announces vacancy for the positions of Enterprise Development Advisor. Interested candidates fulfilling the criteria as stated below can apply for the positions.

Primary purpose of the position:

The Enterprise Development Advisor (EDA) is responsible to provide technical and advisory support in all aspects related to enterprise development in FCA’s Nepal Country Programme including but not limited to:

  • developing guidelines and pathways for successful enterprise development for marginalized women in Madesh and Sudurpaschim provinces
  • analyse existing project of FCA Nepal and provide input for strategic improvement
  • provide technical input to concepts and proposals in FCA’s business development
  • capacity development of FCA staff and its partners staff 
  • visit project sites and provide on-site support
  • document successful cases under FCA livelihood projects and
  • private sector engagement. The EDA will act as the focal person from FCA side for a study on nontraditional1 and digital livelihoods.

Competence, experience, skills, knowledge needed

  • Minimum master’s degree in business management or similar discipline.
  • At least five years of experience in enterprise development projects. Programming experience focused on women’s economic empowerment will be an added value.
  • Experience in collaboration with private sector will be an added value.
  • Experience in capacity development of partners and/or micro entrepreneurs.
  • Understanding of Human Rights Based Approach and Do No Harm.
  • Understanding of crosscutting issues such as Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI), Climate Action, and conflict sensitivity.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently under pressure in an organized and responsive manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal, facilitation, communication, negotiation and networking skills and team-working attitude.
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Nepali.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, graphics presentations and other relevant applications.

Responsibilities and independence

  • Problem solution requires finding solutions independently. Work is done mainly independently according to goals, plans and general instructions, and it may include financial and supervisory responsibility.
  • The tasks require independency and sometimes responsibility in preparing problem solutions, and also making decisions. The position holder works as a specialist of a sub-sector of function. The work may include demanding responsibility for operations, finances or personnel.

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Application Deadline: Monday January 22nd , 2024

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