Business Advisors – Bekaa

Posted on May 18, 2018
Overview
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
APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS GUIDELINE
Send your resume to: jobs@berytech.org mentioning ‘Business Advisors‘ – and the Targeted Area: ‘Bekaa’.
Include your resume as well as a short paragraph specifying why your background and experience are a good match for the position.
About Berytech

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.