Business Development Specialist (Canadians Only)

  • Added Date: Friday, 15 February 2019
  • Deadline Date: Tuesday, 30 April 2019

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City Quezon City, Philippines

Start Date Apr - Jun 2019 (flexible)

Length of Placement 6 Months

Language Requirements English

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only

The Volunteer’s Role

This placement requires an experienced Business Development Specialist to help our partner move in the right direction for their organization and train staff with managing this change. This will require planning, coaching, directing, implementing and advising skills to facilitate this process. Our partner Trias Philippines, is a Belgian Non-Government Organization working in the Philippines to implement inclusive market interventions programs for family farms and small-scale entrepreneurs. You will be an agent for change in helping farmers, women in rural areas, and fisherfolk to improve their business.

As a volunteer, you will:

  • Attend meetings and familiarize yourself with the different programs and activities

  • Conduct field visit to see the businesses and different enterprises of members

  • Study the business model, plan development tools for Trias and implement these within respective organizations

  • Develop an operational and business development plan

  • Implement the business plan through intensive coaching and mentoring with the business plan team lead and the Trias advisor

  • Document process of business modeling and business development, and recommend improvements

  • Write the proposed operational manual for the respective businesses

Essential Academic Qualifications:

  • University Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Marketing

Essential Professional Background:

  • 3-5 years of experience in business management, marketing, strategic planning, financial business planning, development of business management strategies, marketing and promotional strategies

  • Systems development especially along marketing or trading business

Support Package

  • Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)

  • Accommodation while in placement

  • Return airfare and visa/work permit costs

  • Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance

  • Pre-departure training and in-country orientation

  • Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend

  • Modest support for accompanying partners and dependents going on placement with you for 12 months or longer (Return flight, emergency medical insurance, vaccinations)

  • Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

  • Cuso International assessment day (Candidates must cover the first $200 of the most cost-effective travel expenses and all accommodation costs).

  • Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation

  • Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months

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