National Content Advisor (Enterprise Development Center)

Vacancy ID

BBBH1093849

Location

Mozambique, , Mozambique

Job Type

Contract

Job description

POSITION: National Content Advisor (Enterprise Development Center)
REPORTS TO: National Content Supervisor
LOCATION: Maputo (with regular travel to Pemba, Palma and other districts of Mozambique)
SUPERVISES: Nil

Please note: This position is only open to Mozambican nationals.

All CVs must be in English.

MAIN FUNCTIONS

The National Content Advisor focuses on the Mamba Midstream Project. The role is characterized by:
- Support establishing the Enterprise Development Center (EDC) offices in coordination with the center partners and management team
- Monitor the performance of the different initiatives sponsored by the Center and recommend/implement improvement measures
- Coordinate business development opportunities between the Center and the project different contractors including the EPC contractor and sub-contractors

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities of the National Content Advisor shall include the following:
- Support the development of the Enterprise Development Center (EDC) concept (scope, schedule, execution plans, and identification of local partners..etc)
- Ensure the timely inauguration of the Center different offices by working closely with the Center management and the partners
- Assist the Center management, as required, in developing the different center pillars including managing the registration portal, training courses/materials, website, business and financial advisory and information services and tools..etc
- Assist the center management in identifying Quality and Safety international training programs and accreditation to be offered to the business community through the Center
- Monitor the performance of the Center different initiatives and services provided to ensure that it meets the pre-determined needs and the Center objectives
- Ensure that all the center services, activities and courses are provided to the highest professional standards
- Develop a marketing strategy that achieves optimum utilization of the EDC services, consistent with the project objectives in coordination with the Center management.
- Promote the image of the project EDC as the partner of choice for national Small and Medium Enterprises
- Facilitate the interface between the Center, including its partners and the project contractors including the EPC and the sub-contractors
- Support the sustainability of the Center through the timely transfer of knowledge and the transition of the Center management responsibilities from the leading partner to the local partner
- Develop the Center reporting requirements and performance metrics that meet and exceed the project, the regulator and the external stakeholders needs
- Analyze and report to Center performance metrics
- Perform other related activities as directed by the project management

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

- Tertiary qualification in Law, Business, Social Science & Humanities, Lands, Anthropology or related field
- Minimum 10 years business, government, financial institution, training or auditing experience
- Team leadership skill in alignment, empowerment and continuously improving team performance
- Experience in providing sound business and financial advisory services
- Commercial knowledge complemented with community and external affairs understanding is essential
- Knowledge in Qualify and Safety accreditation and certification
- Knowledge of legislations applicable to the Mozambique petroleum industry
- Good appreciation of government systems and contacts
- Strong report writing and presentation skills
- High level of interpersonal skills in a multi-cultural work environment
- Excellent oral and written communication skills Proven management and leadership skills
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; persuasive with strong business perspective
- Adaptable to changing priorities
- Ability to assess and act on project resource needs
- Experience with interacting with a variety of external entities (e.g., government agencies, NGOs, business community, Government agencies, Financial institutions, EPCs)
- Portuguese and English language proficiency coupled with knowledge of one or several of the local languages used in Cabo Delgado (Swahili, Kimwani, Makonde and Makwe)