sábado, dezembro 20, 2008

Especialista de incubadora de Negócios para Angola

Business Incubator Expert
Date Posted: 09 Dec 2008
Organization: FLAG International, LLC
Country/Region: Angola
Apply By: 08 Jan 2009
Contact Information :
Please reference the "Recruiting Center at" when you apply by email.

JobDescription: Mid-Level
FLAG International, LLC (FI) is looking for International Business Development and Business Incubator Experts for potential Business Incubator Services Assignment in Cabinda and Luanda (Republic of Angola). This is a long-term position contingent upon award of the assignment to FLAG International, LLC. The project will run from 2009 through 2012; however it may be extended beyond the originally planned three years.
The primary objective of the assignment is the transformation of the Cabinda and Luanda Business incubators into a sustainable and effective business development service centers based on a compelling need-based strategic plan, the establishment of perennial management systems and the capacity to build long-term national capability through recruitment and training of national personnel to successfully run the center. It is also expected that the project will contribute to overall improvement of business environment in Cabinda and Luanda in accordance with the priorities of the local SMEs strategies.
Business Development / Business Incubator Specialists will have the following primary responsibilities:
• Launch FLAG International, LLC activities in Angola, oversee project operations and recruit, supervise and provide leadership to local staff;
• Liaise with the Core Team of Donor Agency, members of the local private sector and other selected members based on the program agenda and needs;
• Prepare a comprehensive 3-year business plan for Cabinda and Luanda Business Incubators which shall include: linkages between the Cabinda / Luanda Centers and existing value chain and cluster initiatives; facilities management plan and finance access components;
• Conduct business service needs assessment and perform rapid assessment of Cabinda / Luanda private sector;
• Based on assessment, deliver customized sustainable business development (BDS) services to local SMEs, including training, business plan development, market linkages etc.;
• Design and deliver capacity building training to national staff through workshops, training materials, seminars etc. This training will have in mind that national staff will take over running business center after three years of the program;
• Prepare and submit quarterly reports to the donor in accordance with donor’s reporting guidelines and requirements in a timely fashion;
• Master’s Degree in International Business Administration, International Studies with an emphasis in Business, Management, Economics, and/or Finance related fields preferred;
• At least 10 years of experience in international development programs/projects, with expertise in business incubators development, SME development, business development training and mentorship;
• Experience working and living in Angola and / or region is required;
• Good working knowledge of Portuguese is advantageous;
• Excellent written and oral communication skills;
• Ability to work independently.
Interested consultants should forward a CV to with their employment history, salary requirements and a cover letter describing their qualifications.
FI is a private, management consulting firm headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland, USA.
For additional details about FI, see our website at