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November 20, 2017

Entrepreneurship Development Institute, Gujarat looking for Program Manager

Organization: Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI)

Position: Program Manager /Micro Enterprise Development Specialists – SVEP
Reporting to: Head/Project Director SVEP
Level/Grade: Middle Management

No. of Vacancies: 07

Location: Ahmedabad (HO at NRO – Secretariat)

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

Educational Qualification: Post Graduate Degree in Rural Management/ Development Economics/ MBAs exhibiting strong inclination to work in rural areas/ Statistics/ Development Studies/ Rural Development Management/ Social Work/CA/CA-Inter
Experience: Minimum 3 years

Age Limit: 35 years

Skills required:

  • Analytical skills viz.; micro enterprise viability assessment;
  • Understanding and operational management of micro enterprise finance / support;
  • Networking skills;
  • Working Knowledge of Hindi & English
  • Good Documentation Skills;
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis tools; MS Office; etc.
  • Experience in Govt. Sector (PSU), Social Sector will be preferred;
  • Knowledge of local language is essential;

Desired Domain Knowledge and Experience

  • Accounting;
  • Business finance;
  • Entrepreneurship Training;
  • Business Models across Sub-sector;
  • Stage wise – Seed, Start – Up, Growth and Expansion stage wise requirement and hand holding;
  • Credit practices in livelihoods based projects;

Desired Competency and Attributes

  • Ability to recognize complexity, analyze and act: Proactive in identifying issues and bottlenecks with ability to think Out of Box for innovative solutions;
  • Intensity, Integrity and Intelligence: Willingness to travel ‘extra mile’ in order to work for communities with the ability to translate knowledge into purposeful action;
  • Inclusive Approach: Sensitive to needs to vulnerable and marginalized communities and engaging with them in the development process;
  • Team Player: Thrives working in a large team with the ability to demonstrate leadership skills wherever required;
  • Integrative Skills: Understands relevant cross-sectorial areas how they are interrelated; Articulate and demonstrate clear results – Possesses effective communication skills to deal with different stakeholders with ability to achieving objectives in challenging situations;

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Directly Responsible for select states for SVEP Implementation; Execution of Plan to facilitate New Enterprise Establishment and Performance improvement / growth of existing enterprises;
  • Develop Bench-marking ratios for the Individual Enterprises;
  • Develop Growth Plan and also Business Plan for the Individual Enterprises;
  • Conduct need based training, module development, Training pedagogy development, base line assessment; market potential study;
  • Training of Mentors from the states for Hand-holding CRP – EPs;
  • Oversee Implementation and undertake regular Monitoring;
  • Analyze performance tracking data from IT Platform;
  • Convergence and liaison with key stakeholders to enhance program effectiveness;
  • Engage with Planning and Developing Tools and Processes of SVEP implementation

Broad Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership & guidance in SVEP Implementation across States;
  • Field based monitoring, guidance and Professional support to Mentors and State Mission;
  • Integrate Actions around missing links – knowledge, Incubation and Finance for micro Enterprise Promotion;
  • Carry out Demand – Supply Estimation and Market Potential Assessment.
  • Engage in Data Analysis; Domain Skill training for Mentors and also ensure performance of Community Cadre for Enterprise Promotion;
  • Develop Viable Business Plan, Evolve Community Based Due Diligence methods of Cash Flow Management
  • Evolve the Business Plan into next stage of Competition,  Capabilities (skill, equipment, time etc.;), Cost & profit,  Capital and  Environment (license, statutory compliance etc.; )

Remuneration: In commensurate with experience

Application Process: Interested candidates should send an up-to-date CV to jobs@ediindia.org

Last date to apply: 08 July 2017