Business Development Manager (x1) – Lusaka

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Reporting to the Director – Business Development & MSME, the ideal candidate will be responsible for managing the development, planning and implementation of business development services vital to the successful function of the empowerment fund. The job will also be responsible for coordinating g implementation of other empowerment measures described in the CEEC Act through the provincial staffs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide overall leadership and supervision of the Business Development Unit;
  • Manage business development activities;
  • Develop business development programmes procedures and process;
  • Participate in the evaluation and selection of concept paper, proposals and business plans;
  • Undertake monitoring and evaluation activities pertaining to the activities of the Business Development Unit;
  • Support and manage the development and implementation of economic empowerment policy;
  • Support and manage the development and implementation of reservation schemes for targeted citizens and targeted companies;
  • Support and manage the development and implementation of sector codes for targeted citizens and targeted companies;
  • Support and manage the development and implementation of Preferential Procurement for targeted citizens and targeted companies;
  • Coordinate the evaluation and prioritization of value chains;
  • Monitor and report on the Business Development Services Providers; and
  • In consultation with other Directorates and Units, design, prose and formulate programmes in business development.

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, MSc in Entrepreneurship and Innovation or equivalent qualification
  • At least 10 years working experience in similar position
  • Knowledge of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises sector is highly preferred
  • Ability to independently conduct qualitative and quantitative research

Method of Application

Interested candidates meeting the above profile should submit application letters enclosing an updated Curriculum Vitae and copies of the academic and professional certificates to the following address:

The applications must be submitted in a sealed envelope indicating the position being applied for. Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within two weeks after closure of the application period. Those who will not hear from us in the stated period should consider themselves unsuccessful.

The Director General

Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission

Plot 6457, Los Angeles Boulevard

Longacres

P.O Box 35068

Lusaka.