Program Officer

Posted on October 17, 2023
Overview

The Program Officer is a member of the Business Support team responsible for supporting the business incubation, acceleration, competitions, and special projects of the department. The program officer provides support to all departments of Berytech, general management, communication & outreach, and community management.

SCOPE OF WORK

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the business acceleration and incubation, work with incubated teams, and anticipate and respond to their needs.
  • Assist in developing the program, plan, and execute the program as per the guidelines.
  • Ensure implementation of the program to comply with Berytech core principles, standards, and procedures.
  • Organize all aspects of the competition set-up including but not limited to communication and branding, outreach, criteria, implementation, training workshops, pitching, and incubation support.
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate management information.
  • Work on specific platforms and business tools.
  • Follow up and maintain close coordination with internal and external parties working on the grant disbursement during the incubation phases.
  • Produce reporting on the progress and status of projects ensuring that issues are escalated and managed as required.
  • Work on researching new practices and improving existing tools of the program.
  • Coordinate activities and ensure deadlines and responsibilities remain aligned.
  • Build and maintain relationships with partners, ecosystem partners, and the community.
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures, and business ethics codes.
  • Present a positive, professional image of the company with all customers and suppliers, internal and external.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, or a related field.
  • Experience: At least one year of experience in the Business support field, ideally with an incubator or accelerator.
  • Language: Fluent in Arabic and English, French is a plus.

Additional Skills

  • Strong organizational and administrative skills: the ability to manage and prioritize tasks and projects effectively.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills: the ability to communicate effectively with staff, stakeholders, and third parties.
  • Attention to detail: the ability to maintain accurate records and documents.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, and other relevant Software.
  • Strong team-working skills: the ability to work effectively as part of a team and to support senior staff.
  • Time management skills: the ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong research and data analysis skills: the ability to collect and analyze data to support program development and evaluation.
  • Learning interest: willingness to learn and adapt to new skills knowledge and technologies as needed.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested applicants meeting all the above requirements are to submit their applications below.
APPLY HERE

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

About Berytech

Berytech is an ecosystem for entrepreneurs, providing a dynamic environment for the creation and development of startups and SMEs, fostering innovation, technology and entrepreneurship in Lebanon.