Job by Hope Enterprises 18 March 2024

Hope enterprises, is a local Civil society organization which was established in 1971. As a pioneering national NGO, it has been serving the needy through transformational investment operating Seven branches and area projects in different regions and a university college in Addis Ababa City administration. HOPE involved in holistic human development with concrete interventions by ways of basic care, education, vocational training, job and business mediation and values development. The organization is currently seeking a qualified candidate for the following position.

Job Summary     

The Business Development manager will be responsible for facilitating and coordinating of the overall business creation and   implementation which include business plan development, proposal writing, and technical capacity building of staff to contribute to the successful implementation of the project

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • In consultation with the Executive Director and management team, review resource mobilization policies and procedures, systems and ensure that the policies and systems are in conformity with the country’s relevant law and follow-up their implementation;
  • Ensures that capacity support to branches in the area of income generation, proposal development, business plan development and financial management are rendered on a regular basis;
  • In consultation with concerned stakeholders, prepare and develop annual work plans and project plans.
  • Support trainees, trainers and the JBS officer in the development of business proposals, especially at the Addis Ababa branch.
  • Develop business strategies and working business models (market linkage, value chain) for technical and vocational training and other Income generation sector in Hope Enterprises.
  • Provide insight into product development and competitive positioning
  • Develop innovative strategies for retaining existing clients (employers, trainees, trainers, other organizations) and integrate them into Hope Enterprises’ growth plan.
  • Develop comprehensive knowledge about the business and its development practices, its marketing activities, prospective customer, and the trends for the exiting industry
  • Consulting the management and trainees in Choosing, training, and guiding business development for women and youth.
  • Engage in market research in order to identify new opportunities for businesses
  • Explain to potential customers about the various benefits offered by company products or services;

Employment Type: Full time contract with project period

Job Requirements

Person Specifications

  • Masters or Bachelor Degrees in   Business Administration, economics or in other relevant social sciences field of study
  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in business management and NGO program management   or 8 years of Experience after Bachelor Degree. Of which 3 years of experience should be on the actual post of managing business or proposal writing in business organization, National or International NGO.
  • Special training proposal writing, consultancy, computer Microsoft packages, Administration, strategic planning, leadership,

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Amharic. Other Ethiopian language skill has an add advantage

How to Apply

Interested applicants are, therefore, invited to send a non-returnable copy of their CV, application letter, and credentials in 7 working days of the announcement of this vacancy through the following address.


P.O.BOX 30153

Addis Ababa

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