Current Assignments

[faq question=”Corporate finance/ Legal officer in Ghana.”]

Project length: 3 months

Organisation summary:

Our Partner has been operating in Ghana for some time and they are looking at the future of their team there. It has been noted that the organizations staff could benefit from increased knowledge of and guidelines for structuring investment’s taking into account the local legal system, which is based on English law. In Accra the team of 4 or 5 have an office. The investments in Ghana are split between LPG investments and some solar. There are also investments into companies involved in cookstoves, biomass and biogas.

Job Descripition:

 Create guidelines for the E+Co investment team and provide training about how to structure their investments correctly by

  • Delivering a training programme for Staff
  • Production of guidelines on Investment procedure
  • Working with the staff on current investments

Requirements:

Understanding of Corporate Banking/finance

Understanding of Commonwealth law with regards to investment

Experience of investment contracts

Training experience

Experience of the developing world preferred

Apply now.

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[faq question=”Marketing strategy developer in Bangladesh “]

Project length: 3 months

Organisation Summary:

The organisation was formed to create sustainable socio-economic opportunities for the workers and artisans, so that they are able to address underlying causes of poverty. (social exclusion, lack of sustainable economic opportunity and lack of participation in development processes).  As a social enterprise, the initiative is attempting to ensure sustainable income opportunities for the poor and extremely poor workers and artisans. The organization has a long term vision to contribute to the over all the socio-economic well being of local communities. The percentage of profits generated by the enterprise will get churned back for other economic and social requirements that might be the need of the local communities.

Job Descripition:

Exclusive products needs exclusive marketing plan;

The organisation presently has exclusive products (quilts, scarves, stoles, shawls, natural indigo dye). A number of products are so artistic that it would require exclusive marketing plan than the conventional one

Exploring possibilities of partnership with established private organizations

Negotiating exclusive sales arrangements in Dhaka

Branding

Photography of master samples

Printing of catalogues, brochures and other promotional materials

Filming indigo production process

Development of an interactive web page

Requirements:

This role requires a wide scope of experience in the areas of Marketing Sales and communication at a senior level.  We are looking for someone with at least 20 years experience in this field.  Preferably in a wide range of industries.  Experience of the fashion/ clothing market would be preferred.

Apply now.

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[faq question=”Fundraising and marketing strategist in India“]

Project length: 3 – 6 months

Organisation Summary:

A international media organisation which serves to give disadvantaged communities a voice. Through a localised media programme the residents are encouraged to develop analytical and technical skills which allow them to bring to light matters of interest.

Assignment Purpose:

The Fundraising and Marketing Strategist will work closely with senior staff in our Goa office to design and implement a fundraising strategy. He or she will be responsible for seeking out and applying for relevant awards and grants. Experience in sales and or/branding will be of use for the marketing tasks. A firm understanding of finance and marketing is crucial, experience in the non-profit sector is desirable.

Job Descripition:

• Design and implement a fundraising strategy alongside current senior staff
• General fundraising
• Responsible for seeking out and applying for relevant awards and grants.
• Business development and internal/external communications tasks

• A firm understanding of finance and marketing
• Past experience in the non-profit sector is desirable
• Excellent business development skills.
• Experience in Communications an advantage
• Capacity to work within tight deadlines
• Ability to work independently, set aggressive schedules, and take initiative

Apply now.

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[faq question=”Analyst in Sierra Leone“]

Project length: 6 months

Organisation Summary:

The organisation is a mobile banking and telecoms company based in Sierra Leone that has the goal of establishing systems that allow acess to financial services such as savings, credit and money transfer to populations that do not currently have them.

The Company has recently received an investment from one of our partners and in order to secure their investment they wish to support an input of human capital.

Job Descripition:

Supporting the company’s attempts to raise further and continued funding by:

– updating the due diligence data room periodically

– managing the fundraising database

– replying to queries of interested investors

– raising grant funding (writing proposals and following up with donors)

Requirements

The ideal candidate would be someone with good financial, communication and writing skills with a background in either telecoms or banking.

An experienced Commercial Lawyer would also have the right skill set to accomplish this role.

Apply now.

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[faq question=”Project Co-ordinator in Uganda“]

Organisation Summary:

Under written by agreement with local government, on land granted by village elders and with support from two Ugandan Ministers of State in 2008 a Pilot Project began to find ways of restoring an economy in the post conflict zone of Agoro in Northern Uganda. The war had lasted 20 years and 470,000 Internally Displaced People (IDP) were about to be released from ‘protected villages’ with no skills, nowhere to live and a total dependency culture

The overall aim of the project is to increase Sorgoum production which can be exported to make beer. This will provide sustainable income to ensure that the project can continue for the next 15 years.

Job Descripition:

Investigating the hurdles and opportunities involved in working with various development organisations the Ugandan government, local farmers tenants etc.

Constructing a business plan .

This Role will be an implementation role, following on from the work of an exceptionally senior consultant.

Requirements

A broad range of experience in areas such as

Financial planning

Project management

Organisational development

Co operative management

Rural development.

Apply now.

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[faq question=”Business development consultant in Haiti“]

Project length: 3 months

Organisation Summary:

A Haitian Ngo that for the last 16 years turned local producers milk into sterilised milk yoghurt and cheese. This is done through a network of 13 Local Dairies. These products are then sold across Hati. At the moment the biggest customer is the WFP.

Job Descripition:

Challenges Worldwide is looking for an experienced Bussness professional to assist this organisation to :

Diversify its customer basis to ensure sustainability after the conclusion of the work of the WFP

Improve the structures in Place for financial reporting

Develop new products

Help to build the capabilities of the existing team.

Requirements

Experienced project manager or experienced business development professional. The candidate also need a broad background in business and an understanding of the dairy industry and dairy products would be advantageous. An ability to speak a reasonably high standard of French is essential.

Apply now.

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