Business Advisor

Posted on February 2, 2018
Overview

Berytech is currently recruiting for a potential project: Business Advisors for Small & Medium Enterprises in Beirut and Mount Lebanon

Reports To: The Business Advisor will report to Berytech Program Manager.

Job Overview: The Business Advisor/s (BA) shall possess the minimum qualifications and skill sets listed below. They must possess acute Business acumen and must have hands-on experience in the private sector. They will be responsible for making linkages, identifying sales leads and supporting SME’s in increasing their sales and growing their operations.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Use their personal and professional networks to make linkages, identify networking opportunities and initiate collaborations that will bring sales leads
  • Identify SME’s that could benefit from the program and onboard them after a criteria-fit assessment and initial needs assessment
  • Understand the requirements of SME’s and source of business problems and develop solutions accordingly
  • Is familiar with the Buyer- led approach: strive to understand the customers’ needs and how the SME’s can fulfill the needs and wants of these customers
  • Performs an appropriate assessment of the SME’s and provide advice related to organizational improvements

 

Qualifications:

  • Education: MBA or other advanced degree in relevant field
  • Experience: At least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Languages: Excellent written and spoken English and Arabic. French is a plus
  • Personal characteristics:
    • Structured, organized and efficient work,
    • Able to work in a quick pace and changing environment
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to create trusting and professional relationships with business owners and community members
    • Hands-on business experience with Lebanese firms
    • Robust professional network
  • Competencies:
    • Logical and analytical skills
    • Problem-solving ability
    • Integrity and trustworthiness
    • Interpersonal / People skills
    • Professional commitment
  • Abilities:
    • Willingness/ability to travel throughout Mount Lebanon and Beirut, as needed, to deliver on the assignment
    • Previous experience or knowledge in the buyer-led approach
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