DCA nbsp;is looking for an experienced and motivated Nepali candidate for the position of Business and Market Promotion Officer to be a part of our dynamic Programme Team based at Kailali.You will report to the Programme Manager-Resilient Livelihood and Sustainable Food Security at Nepal Country Office, Kathmandu. You will assist the value chain processes,that will be supported by DCA in Far Western Region of Nepal (Bardiya, Kailali and Kanchanpur) for the anticipated project to be implemented from mid-February 2021. This project will enhance the livelihood opportunities for poor and marginalised households in the selected municipalities of the districts through access to market, food, water and sanitation. The project will support to strengthen the market system of goat, vegetables, poultry and fish for smallholder and marginalised households.
You are responsible to provide technical and strategic support for business planning, market promotion, entrepreneurship development, and value chain development with sub-sector analysis to our partners, cooperatives, producer groups and the entrepreneurs to strengthen the market system in the municipalities.
You will work closely with Programme, MEAL and funding team in the preparation and timely delivery of relevant reports on project implementation status and against outcomes. Youwill also support the communications team to produce communication materials, testimonies, case studies including success stories about the project. You will support partners to engage with provincial and local government for resource leverage and successful implementation of the project and participate in Palika and provincial level meetings of government, I/NGOs and private sector to build synergy in the project implementation.
Key responsibilities include,
Provide technical and strategic frameworks on enterprise development, business planning, market promotion and value chain development to partner organizations, producer organizations and enterprises.
Support partners, producer organizations and entrepreneurs in preparing TORs and memorandum of understandings with the local government and private sector stakeholders.
Support partners, cooperatives, and enterprises in developing annual plans and budgets, business plans and business performance indicators in the identified value chains and facilitating loan management with financial institutions.
Capacity building of partners and that of cooperatives and enterprises on market-based livelihood intervention design and business promotion interventions ensuring they achieve the sales, profitability and loan repayments in their business.
Prepare and submit regular report on project implementation status and outcome of the project.
Prepare and submit the case stories and success stories of the project.
Ensure the quality of the data collected by partners and support them in developing log frame and MEAL plan of the project.
Support partners to engage with provincial and local government for resource leverage and successful implementation of the project.
Participate in Palika and Provincial level meetings of government, I/NGOS and private sectors to build synergy in the project implementation.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
What you bring
Have strong abilities in agricultural markets and value chain development, business planning and promotion techniques; and understanding about market system change.
Have strong abilities to monitor and facilitates the cooperatives business planning, governance and financial management.
Proficiency in professional writing and communication in English
Fluency in spoken and written Nepali language
Proficiency in data analysis skills and report writing
Strong interpersonal skills
Good analytical and research skills
Good command over report writing in English
Good computer knowledge and applications skills
Strong planning and organizational skills with knowledge on Project Cycle Management
Self-motivation, creativity and an ability to perform with less supervision
Education + Experience:
At least have Bachelor’s Degree in economics. business management, agriculture economics, Project Management or relevant course, preferably with a specialization in agriculture and livestock sector market promotion and value-chain development
Have minimum of three years of work experience in Livestock and agriculture markets, value chain development preferably with INGOs.
What we offer
A one-year renewable contract
A competitive salary and benefits package
4 weeks of paid vacation leave
Insurance as per DCA Nepal office agreements
Learning and development opportunities
An opportunity to make a difference and improve the lives of communities DCA is working with in Nepal
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
Only applications consisting as a minimum of the below will be considered:
(i) Cover Letter (max 1 page),
(ii) CV (max 3 pages) and
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Closing date for application will be midnight Danish time,24 January 2021.
A business well established and active in the field of banking, investments, FMCG, information technology, hospitality business and etc. in Nepal is looking for a chartered accountant or MBA Finance to look for its operations and investment in Nepal
The candidate is required to:
Establishing policies that promote company culture and vision.
Preparing feasibility and study new projects designing and implementing business strategies, plans and procedures ensure the creation and implementation of a strategy designed to grow the business.
Preparation of operation/finance manual for the operating companies.
Follow up on existing projects/companies troubleshoot issues arising in the operating company. Oversee daily operations of the business unit or organization. Evaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics
Conduct analysis of various companies to keep the senior management well informed about happenings in the company as well as the macro economy impacting the operation of the same
Manage and assist all the operational office activities such as keeping records of queries, maintaining budgets, developing marketing plans and others.
Manage relationships with various stakeholders
Evaluate and decide upon key investments in equipment, infrastructure, and talent.
Represent group's interest in operating companies
Should be a team manager, must be able to communicate strategy and results to the unit's employees.
Coordinate the development of key performance goals for functions and direct reports. Set comprehensive goals for performance and grow employees to encourage maximum performance and dedication
Ready to travel across different regions of Nepal and outside of the country as required
Experience in handling factory management will be an advantage
Should be able to handle union issues and bureaucrats / or should we write/add ability and coordinate for tax audits and its corresponding follow-up with legal
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strong knowledge of financial regulations
Outstanding analytical, communication, and time management skills
Good understanding and knowledge about company-related regulatory requirements
Strong attention to detail
Education + Experience:
Qualified/Semi Qualified Chartered accountant, MBA - Finance
Minimum of seven years of managerial experience
Interested candidates are requested to send their updated resume to email@example.com