Women Empowerment Organization (WEO)

Business and Employability Assistant

  • Women Empowerment Organization (WEO)
  • Posted date: 1 week before
  • End date: 2024-07-15

Job Title: Business and Employability Assistant

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Company: Women Empowerment Organization (WEO)

Start Date: 2024-07-03

End Date: 2024-07-15

Job Description

Job Summary
The Business and Employability Assistant, under the overall supervision of the Project Coordinator and the direct supervision of the Project Officer, will assist with the day-to-day activities of the project. S/he will support the business and employability initiatives and assist young entrepreneurs participating in the program. The successful candidate will provide administrative and logistical support to ensure the smooth operation of project activities.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall supervision of the Director of Programs and the direct supervision of the Project Officer, the Business and Employability Assistant shall perform the following duties:
1. Assist in project implementation in all its phases in the covered areas of scope of works;
2. Act as a focal point between job seekers and job providers;
3. To ensure transparent, accurate and timely collection of quantitative and qualitative data and information;
4. To ensure a regular, effective and comprehensive transmission of information to supervisors
5. Ensure collected data is accurately recorded and cross-check information with the database entry;
6. Interview and assist job provider interview candidates;
7. Document all the findings in the provided data collection tools;
8. Identify and report any challenges faced.
9. Report to the supervisor before and after day’s work for further direction;
10. Assist in organizing one-on-one and group sessions to teach participants how to draft comprehensive and effective business plans.
11. Provide basic guidance on market research, product/service positioning, and business model development.
12. Instruct participants on the principles of budgeting and financial management.
13. Assist in the creation of realistic budget plans aligned with grant requirements and long-term business sustainability.
14. Support the establishment and maintenance of mentorship relationships with grant recipients.
15. Assist in Organizing and facilitating workshops on business plan drafting, budget planning, and other relevant entrepreneurial skills.
16. Help develop and distribute educational resources to enhance participants' knowledge and skills.
17. Support the implementation of a robust monitoring and evaluation system to track the progress of participants in implementing their business plans and budget strategies.
18. Adjust mentoring and support strategies based on the identified needs of individual participants.
19. Any other tasks assigned by the supervisor.

• Bachelor's degree in business, entrepreneurship, or a related field.
• At least two years of related experience in the humanitarian field;
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills mainly in English and Arabic, Kurdish language is a plus;
• Proven experience in business development, grant management, or mentoring.
• Strong understanding of small business challenges, particularly among youth entrepreneurs.
• Excellent interpersonal communication and teamwork skills;
• Good communication skills and experience in participatory methodology;
• Ability to prioritize work with minimal supervision;
• Strong organizational skills;
• High professional ethics and confidentiality standards in a diverse workplace;
• Flexibility with regard to longworking hours or working in weekends if required.

Please send your CV to (HR@weoiraq.org)
- Please state the job title in the subject line: (Business and Employability Assistant - Basrah)
- CVs in the form of IMG, pictures, screen-shots and links will not be accepted.
- Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
- Applications past the expiration date of the advertisement will not be considered.

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