17 Jan 2016

Full-Time SOCIAL ENTERPRISE ADVISOR (SEA)

VILLAGE FORCUS INTERNATIONAL – LAOS – Posted by LAO JOBS VACANCYPakse, Champasak, Laos

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Job Description

VFI is seeking a full time Social Enterprise Advisor (SEA) to support a partnership with Lao Coca-Cola Bottling Co Ltd, focusing on VFI’s Green Earth Centre in Salavan Province and VFI’s Dream Weaver enterprise in Pakse.

Business Development and Marketing Planning:

The SEA will lead a process of 1) village-based product identification, 2) market research & analysis, 2) processing and packaging options, 3) distribution networks in Laos and the region, and 4) planning for improved consolidation and market positioning.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Advanced communication (writing and speaking) skills in Lao and English
  • Education in related field
  • Experience conducting business planning and market research with proven results
  • Experience working with business or social enterprise in Laos
  • Availability to live and travel in field sites& ability/interest to engage directly with farmers
  • Knowledge/experience of bringing raw farm products to market, processed & packaged
  • Ability to work well with / guide (both in person and from a distance) a local team

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Lao citizen with outstanding Lao language skills and experience; English capacity desired
  • Demonstrated interest experience in social enterprise development
  • Experience with NGO or hybrid social enterprises attractive but not required

How to Apply

Please send a letter of interest, CV and relevant documents to Soyfa Dalaloy, Email: soyfad@yahoo.com or Tel: 312519;Fax: 315841 before January 30th, 2016

Job Categories: ADVISOR. Job Types: Full-Time.

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