Business Development Officer

Location Harare, Zimbabwe
Date Posted July 22, 2021
Category Business Development
Job Type Full-time
Currency ZWD


The ZADF is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages all interested and qualifying candidates to apply.
Key duties and responsibilities
Financial Inclusion focal person promoting ISALs; Business administration activities; Managing Accounting Bureau Systems for Dairy farmers and Milk Collection Centers promoting dairy business viability – establishing and promoting functional dairy hubs; Establishing and management of dairy business models for viability checks; Promoting reduction of milk production costs and viability of dairy business; Mapping financial service providers present in the district and collation of details about their products and services; Link financial service providers to Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) for services; Provision of business development services to commercially orientated dairy producers (e.g. business case for dairy production, small business plans and financial management); Monitoring of engagement between financial service providers and producers and acquisition of business skill by producers; Identify opportunities to work with the private sector’s MSMEs; Provide a mentoring and tailored approach to business development with MSMEs, working in the dairy value chain; Market linkage synchronization in the dairy value chain; Training of business development in the dairy value chain; Promote climate smart dairy farming.
The ideal candidate should have the following minimum qualifications and attributes:
Bachelor’s Degree in Agri-business or Agriculture Economics or Business Studies or an equivalent; Masters in Strategic Management or Business Administration qualification an advantage; Have at least 3-5 years’ experience in a relevant field; Previous experience in mentoring MSMEs; Excellent interpersonal and networking skills; Excellent reporting skills to both internal and external teams; Computer skills with sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Email and PowerPoint); Clean Class 4 driver’s license is mandatory.

Applying Instructions

Interested persons should submit applications with detailed CVs to: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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