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
- 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
- Logical and analytical skills
- Problem-solving ability
- Integrity and trustworthiness
- Interpersonal / People skills
- Professional commitment
- 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
APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS GUIDELINE
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mentioning ‘Business Advisors
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Initiated in 2002 by the Saint-Joseph University, Berytech provides a dynamic environment for the creation and development of startups fostering innovation, technology and entrepreneurship.