Vaga

Business Advisor

TechnoServe

TechnoServe is recruiting a Business Advisor, to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
Description
  • TechnoServe Mozambique is working with Sida to design and implement a five-year, Women IN Business (WIN) program (2018-2022). WIN has an ambitious goal of empowering women across Mozambique by making sustainable improvements to their participation in the market place
  • WIN uses a market systems approach (“M4P”) to support the growth and efficiency of women in business. WIN will work with partners across the public and private sector to invest in changes that benefit women. For example, increasing the involvement and power of women to buy and sell in the market, improving the quality of goods and services to women, and advocating to change the rules and norms that determine how women engage in business
  • WIN’s activities will focus on sectors with high-growth potential for women, such as textiles and garments, trade, childcare and agro-processing
Duties
  • The Business Adviser will support the Market Systems Manager/Senior Business Advisor to define and execute a strategy for one or more market systems under the WIN Program. Typically, the strategy will involve a series of interventions. Under each intervention, the Business Advisor will work with a small number of private and public sector actors within the market system, to prove the business case for changing their approach in favor of WOB. Then, the Business Advisor will support the Market Systems Manager/Senior Business Advisor to try to crowd in other actors to replicate the change
  • Hold discussions with women and stakeholders to identify business needs and map out solutions
  • Under the oversight of the Market Systems Manager/Senior Business Advisor, conduct a qualitative and quantitative analysis of the business case for engaging women
  • Synthesize findings from research and analysis
  • Represent the program at networking and relationship meetings with private and public actors
  • Manage work streams within program interventions – ensure that activities are carried out
  • Support with managing external contractors and sub-grantees
  • With support from the Knowledge and Results Manager, monitor and evaluate the progress of sector activities
Requisites
  • Relevant academic education in relation to Economics, Statistics, Agribusiness, Business Management, Marketing, Finance, and Accounting or related fields
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience working in the private sector in management consulting, market research, banking or related fields, or in an NGO/government role with an orientation towards private sector development
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing gender equality
  • Confident and sensitive in communications with clients and stakeholders
  • Able to conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Experience in contributing to well-written reports and presentations
  • Knowledge and experience in Making Markets Work for the Poor (M4P) is an advantage
  • Fluent in Portuguese and English
  • Extremely curious, hard-working and driven
  • Exceptional investigator and asker of questions
  • Sensitive to the drivers of social or economic exclusion e.g. due to gender or age and committed to the reduction of social and economic inequalities
  • Contributes innovative and creative ways of thinking and working
  • Maintains integrity and personal reputation
  • Is a self-starter, energetic and friendly
Notes
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • Women Mozambicans are strongly encouraged to apply

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  • Data 25.10.2018 2018-10-25
  • Validade 25.11.2018 2018-11-25
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