Lead Business Coach Job Career – CORDAID



Job Vacancy:
Lead Business Coach
Organization:
CORDAID
Duty Station:
Arua, Imvepi
Reports to: Program
Manager Multi-Disciplinary Programs

About US:
CORDAID is a Dutch, international
non-governmental organization which combines 100 years of 
experience
and expertise in emergency aid and structural poverty eradication. CORDAID
believes in a world without poverty and exclusion. We strive for a just and sustainable
society where every person counts. We stand for knowledge and talent sharing
between North and South, between farmers and businesses, between activists and
policymakers. Where poverty, conflict and exclusion tear up societies, we
connect people and communities. We also stand for professionalism, expertise
and solidarity across borders, to make a difference where it is most needed.
Together with more than 600 partner organizations in Africa, Asia, the Middle
East and Latin America we structurally improve the living conditions of the
poorest and most excluded populations – the bottom billion.

Purpose of the position
As the lead business coach, you are responsible for
providing business coaching to existing and upcoming entrepreneurs in Imvepi
from the refugee and host communities. You will lead a team of business coaches
to provide support to the clients set up sustainable businesses. You will work
with the Country Office in close collaboration with the project leader to
develop the program, monitor and document progress made by the entrepreneurs,
document lessons learnt and the process. You may also take on timely
responsibilities as will be assigned to you.


Key Roles and
Responsibilities:
Key Result Area 1:
Develop ideas and business plan
·       
Support entrepreneurs identify their ambitions,
goals and dreams
·       
Support intending entrepreneurs develop and
implement their business plans
·       
Assess business plans for their market viability
·       
Manage the business plan competitions and
support wining business plans grow into fruitful enterprises.
Key Result Area 2:
Setting-up/starting and growing their own business
·       
Provide Support upcoming entrepreneurs with
accountability
·       
Provide one on one individualized and dedicated
solution oriented measurable support to small businesses in Imvepi
·       
Support micro entrepreneurs to set their own
goals and work to achieve them
Key Result Area 3: Setting-up/starting
and growing their own business Managing their business and growing to the next
level
·       
Support entrepreneurs overcome challenges that
impede growth of successful businesses
·       
Support entrepreneurs to foresee pitfalls and
forestall disaster, while setting the stage for success.
·       
Advise entrepreneurs on putting in place long
term and short-term strategies for their businesses
·       
Mentoring entrepreneurs on key competences, I.e.
dealing with challenges, to blossom after hard times, being responsible and
accountable
·       
Advise entrepreneurs on putting in place long
term and short term strategies for their businesses
Key Result Area 4: Monitoring
and Evaluation
·       
Monitor, document and report progress made by
the entrepreneurs
·       
Support monitoring, evaluation and learning
function
Key Result Area 5: Contribute
to program development
·       
Provide regular updates on regional events,
trends and development
·       
Participate in relevant Private Sector meetings
·       
Link Cordaid PSD with ongoing regional private
sector initiatives
·       
Support documentation and development of
information resources on PSD
Key Result Area 6: Representation
·       
Represent Cordaid in business working groups in
West Nile

·       
Represent Cordaid in relevant sector working
groups in Arua and Imvepi



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·   At least a Bachelor’s degree in commerce, industrial
and organizational psychology, business administration or a field related to
business
·      
2 to 5 years working experience as a coach or
business mentor;
·      
experience working in settlements
·      
knowledge of development and delivery of trainings;
·      
experience with support to small and medium sized
businesses, preferably in remote communities in Uganda
·      
excellent command of Microsoft Excel and office
packages

Core Competencies:
·      
Integrity
·      
Team player
·      
Strong organizational development skills
·      
Good negotiating skills
·      
Strong verbal and written communication skills
·      
Problem analysis skills
·      
Strong people management skills
·      
Conflict management skills
·      
Ability to coach subordinates

What do we offer
Cordaid
Uganda exist of a small but highly motivated team of different nationalities.
There are different learning opportunities and opportunities to grow within the
organization. Cordaid
in Uganda aims at growing her project portfolio. We are jointly building our
team and ambitious to deliver good quality. Team members are flexible and
willing to take up other tasks if necessary. In addition to the technical
qualifications, we are looking forward to welcoming an equally enthusiastic new
team member who wants to contribute to this objective.

An
integrity check will be part recruitment procedure
Deadline for submission will be 31/12/2019
All potential candidates should send their applications and CVs strictly
via Email to Job.Uganda@cordaid.org

Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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