Title: Program Manager — ED & LSD
Reports to: Program Director
Location: Gaborone
Travel: 80% Domestic

l. Position Description:
The Program Manager — ED & LSD will be responsible for managing the Tokafala Enterprise
Development programme based in Gaborone covering Other satellite hubs around the country.

II. Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Identify, develop, and support sustainable enterprises, primarily by establishing linkages to supply chain opportunities with corporate partners, the Government of Botswana and
    Other strategic partners in key sectors Of interest.
  • Establish linkages to existing government enterprise development (ED) programs. e.g.
    through SME referrals.
  • Manage a team of business advisors who will mentor the portfolio companies. This responsibility includes supervising the mentoring activities. supervising the development
    Of mentoring content, ensuring high mentoring quality, among others.
  • Create and manage relationships with entrepreneurs, the communities. other government ED programs, and Other stakeholders.
  • Facilitate technical assistance to mentorship clients.
    Facilitate and provide access to finance support and market access to SMMEs.
  • Help TechnoServe to amplify results by expanding the market access of SMMEs in selected focus Value Chains (VCs)
    Prepare and provide regular reports including progress reports on client revenues, jobs.
    secured market opportunities.
  • Prepare and provide quarterly reports to be presented to the donors

III. Minimum Requirements
• Bachelor’s Degree in a Business related field with 7 years’ work experience or Masters in Business Administration or a relevant discipline with 5 years’ work experience.
• At least 5 years’ work experience should be in financial or business management
• Good knowledge Of enterprise development
• Business plan writing and evaluation
• Strong project management skills
• Strong skills in Value Chain analyses and implementation
Results orientated

All applications containing a detailed CV and academic certificates must be forwarded to not later than 09 April 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.