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MSME Reforms and Policy Dialogue Expert (Team leader)

Country:
Malawi
Position:
MSME Reforms and Policy Dialogue Expert (Team leader)
Department:
Governance and Economic Development
Status:
Tender
Published:
Deadline:
Name of project:
Technical assistance to the Government of Malawi to support the implementation of enabling environment reforms for micro, small and medium enterprises and related labour laws
Task description:
  • The Team Leader will be in charge of the overall project coordination and quality control of project deliverables across all 4 Key Result Areas, including the areas common to all these areas and any other support provided for other entrepreneurship and labour laws and OSH, by ensuring that issues are identified and solutions implemented rapidly.
  • The Team Leader will also assure coordination and cooperation with any connected interventions.
Qualifications:

Qualifications and skills

  • The expert should have a University Degree in Economics, or Business Administration or other relevant field, from recognised institution6, or 15 years equivalent relevant professional experience.

General professional experience

  • The expert will have at least 12 years' experience in leading policy dialogue processes, including lobbying for policy changes in favour of entrepreneurship growth, decent work conditions, and supporting implementation of MSME decent work activities.
  • Delivering capacity building initiatives in entrepreneurship and/or labour laws would be an asset.

Specific professional experience

  • At least 4 years’ experience in the management and facilitation of policy dialogue platforms.
  • At least 4 years' experience in providing business advisory services for MSMEs.
  • At least 4 years' experience in developing and managing MSMEs programmes and interventions would be an asset.
  • In-depth knowledge of policy and regulatory issues affecting entrepreneurship development and the informal sector would be an asset.
  • Practical experience in project management of donor-funded programmes, ideally in Sub-Saharan Africa would be an asset.
Project start date:
01.07.2021
Project end date:
30.06.2024
Duration:
Long-term
Contact person:
First name:
Divya
Last name:
Gupta
Phone:
+91 9910347374
Email:
Department:
Governance and Economic Development
Address:

Hindenburgring 18
61348 Bad Homburg
Germany

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