Business Development Specialist - Volunteer in the Philippines

Business Development Specialist - Volunteer in the Philippines
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Cuso International
  • Professional Services
On-going (More than 1 year)
  • Families (adults with children)
  • Seniors
  • Ontario - Hamilton Area - Toronto
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area
  • Alberta - Calgary Area
  • Ontario - Ottawa Area
  • British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland
  • Quebec - Montreal
  • Alberta
  • Nova Scotia
  • Ontario
2019-06-042019-09-02

City  Guiuan, Philippines

Start Date  Jun - Aug 2019 (flexible)

Length of Placement 6 Months

Language Requirements English

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only

 

The Volunteer’s Role

You will support the small-scale enterprises  and agribusiness start-ups run mostly by women to build their capacity on different areas of business management. You will also assist in developing their business plans (marketing, costing and pricing, production and operations) and improve financial management skills (bookkeeping, preparation of sales and income reports). You will be part of the People in Need Program team in Guiuan, Eastern Samar and will be stationed in Guiuan office. Regular travel to the program areas across Eastern Samar province will be required.

As a volunteer, you will:

-Conduct field visits and meetings with agribusiness start-ups (ASUs) and local business providers to familiarize self on their businesses and activities

-Support Agribusiness start-ups to develop and use the business plans,  build their skills basic financial management in recording, keeping business transactions and financial records

-Coach and mentor relevant staff of Agribusiness start-ups on operational management – putting systems in place

Essential Academic Qualifications:

University Degree in Business Administration, Management, Finance or related field

Essential Professional Background:

- Min. 3-5 years of experience in business management

- Strategic planning, financial business planning, development of business management strategies

 

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

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

- Travel and accommodation for the pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation (more details below)

 

Apply on our website: https://cusointl.org/2WdiM8b

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