21 September, 2017

Business Development Support Specialist

Business Development Support Specialist
● Exciting opportunity to help develop businesses in Vanuatu
● Contract full-time position
● Port Vila based for Vanuatu citizens
The Organisation
Business Link Pacific (BLP) is working to assist small and medium enterprises and business advisory support service providers and commercial firms to create a platform for small to medium enterprise (SME) growth in Vanuatu. BLP and the Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) work together to link enterprises who need advisory service providers - ex: accountancy firms, business and financial planning, marketing - to help them grow their businesses.
The Position
This position will serve the general membership of VCCI, analyse and prioritise their business support needs, create linkages to business advisory service providers (BASPs), and collect and disseminate data. This individual will be a staff member of the VCCI, work closely with the General Manager of VCCI and the Activity Directors of the BLP program. This position reports to the General Manager of VCCI.
Essential Selection Criteria
► Vanuatu citizenship
► Fluent in English, Bislama, some French language experience
► Understanding and awareness of the Ni-Vanuatu business context in Vanuatu
► Minimum of 5 years of business and enterprise experience, or 2+ years of training and education combined with 2 years of business experience
► Computer skills: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access; Customer Relationship Management systems; Database development and management
Desirable Selection Criteria
► Experience in or understanding of managing enterprises, as an entrepreneur or as a manager in a business in Vanuatu
► Experience with data collection, analysis and management
► Experience with chambers of commerce, industry associations and government departments, statutory bodies, and agencies supporting and representing industry (ex: construction, tourism, agriculture, cooperatives)
► Understanding of business support services, service providers and their function (ex: Accountancy, Financial Management, Business Planning, Strategy, Management)
How to Apply
Please click on the link below to download a job description with details on how to apply online.
Applications close 4pm 22 September 2017
Applications are closed.