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Advisor for Startups and SMEs Finance
GIZ

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

GIZ assists the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation. GIZ offers demand-driven, tailor-made and effective services for sustainable development worldwide. Our actions are guided by the principles of sustainability. We advocate for human rights, equal opportunities and integrity, and we promote market-oriented, ecological and social economic development.

 


 Supervisor: Head of Private Sector Development
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Closing Date: 18 Sept 2021

 
 Background:

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

GIZ assists the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation. Weoffer demand-driven, tailor-made and effective services for sustainable development worldwide.Our actions are guided by the principles of sustainability. We advocate for human rights, equal opportunities and integrity, and we promote market-oriented, ecological and social economic development.

Employment Initiative Khartoum (EIK): Prospects for the future of Refugees and the Local Community

On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the Delegation of the European Union, GIZ implements the Employment Initiative in Khartoum. EIKaims to improve the employment prospects for refugees and the local population and thus contribute to the sustainable development of Sudan. To this end, measures for vocational qualification and employment promotion are being implemented and information is made accessible to the target group. The offers are directed both at the local population and at refugees and internally displaced persons in Khartoum.

GIZ Sudan/ EIK is looking for a qualified and motivated person to fill the following position:

 Advisor for Startups and SMEs Finance



 
 Duties and responsibilities:

The position is Khartoum-based. As aadvisor for the German Employment Initiative Khartoum, you will report to the head of private sector development and:

  • Delivery of tailor-made, high quality and market-oriented advisory services in the field of financial planning, budget control, financial management, evaluation of risks
  • Develop and implement strategies for reaching target beneficiaries, with a focus on financing and growth of start-ups and small and medium sized businesses
  • Day-to-day implementation, monitoring and documentation of activities in the field of private sector development for people with different backgrounds, skills and abilities
  • Support start-ups and SMEs in evaluating their businesses and business plans and in accessing investment opportunities
  • Organize and implement workshops and seminars for different beneficiary groups
  • Liaise with investors, banks, venture capital firms and other finance institutions
  • Supervise and advice contracted consulting firm on financial/ non-financial grant management
  • Focal point for start-up and SME finance
  • Prepare ToR, studies and reports, follow up on processes, research on relevant topics
  • Support additional EIK activities, if needed

 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • At least 8 years of work experience in the investment, banking and/ or microfinance sector in Sudan
  • At least 6 years of experience in SME and or start-up financing
  • At least 4 years of experience in project management
  • University degree in the field of finance, management, economics, business, or similar
  • Fluent in English and Arabic (both in speaking and writing),
  • Ability to communicate professionally and emphatically with people of different cultural and educational backgrounds
  • Ability to perform several tasks simultaneously and efficiently in an organized, professional manner
  • Flexibility, self-initiative and creative thinking in developing procedures and instruments
  • Ready to take over responsibility for tasks assigned and carry them out and report on results independently
  • Good team worker, player and communicator,who can coordinate suppliers and contractors
  • Ability to work professionally in an international context according to international standards
  • Working knowledge of ITC technologies and computer applications (e.g. MS Office, Excel);
  • Strong communication skills.

Please submit the following documents through Sudanjob.net in soft copy:

  • In English CV
  • Motivation letter

Women and people with physical disability are highly encouraged to apply

 

 








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