UN Business Support Center Manager Jobs in South Sudan

The Business Support Center (BSC) is a South Sudanese NGO that develops higher education and entrepreneurship for young, ambitious people who will become empowered to lead their post-conflict society into prosperity.

We aim to support the reconstruction/construction process by building the capacity of local economic and educational institutions in a way that is lasting and demands the pro-active participation of local communities. *

The BSC is achieving its mission by organizing business plan competitions, business skills training, SME coaching & mentoring, business incubation, SME financing, intensive higher vocational summer courses, curriculum development and quality assurance at universities and higher vocational education institutions.

The BSC is looking for a dynamic individual who has business experience in working with SME Entrepreneurs.

The BSC manager will be responsible for the daily operation of the BSC and its long-term sustainability long-term.

This position is located in Juba with frequent trips to the field.

Main tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to work with BSC expert to Start-Up and manage the BSC for SMEs, including the Business Skills Training and the training/coaching of BSC staff and coaches.
  • Responsible for the management and operations of the BSC
  • Will provide support to BSC expert in any area needed
  • Responsible for implementing BSC best practices
  • Responsible implementing mentoring and coaching program
    for BSC
  • Will implement Business Plan Competitions with support from SPARK
  • Will work with Finance Institutions on financing programs
  • With the BSC expert, will co-develop and implement short-term and medium-term sustainability plan for the BSC
  • Will take the lead in practical work (e.g. coaching BSC staff, training entrepreneurs, travelling to the far corners of the Republic).
  • Responsible for acquisition of new programmes

    Requirements and skills:

  • Has an MBA or degree in business, finance, management, development or closely related fields.
  • Strong Background in Business Skills
  • Has experience in small business development, including in an environment that is comparable to South Sudan (similar social-economics challenges) as evidenced by project references.
  • Experienced in training and facilitation of group processes
  • Proven track record in acquisition
  • Strong writing and reporting skills, including command of the English language

    Good communication and social skills

  • Arabic is required
  • South Sudanese National

    The BSC Offers:

  • Dynamic working experience;
  • Training opportunities;
  • A gross monthly salary between € 1400 and € 1600 depending on professional experience and based on a fulltime appointment of 40 hours;

    How to apply

  • If interested, please apply with your motivation letter and your CV (both in English) on until 31st August 2018

  • For more information and job application details, see; UN Business Support Center Manager Jobs in South Sudan

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