Type de contrat
Facilitation des affaires et intégration économique régionale
Date limite de candidature
Departement Economie Durable et Inclusive - EDIN > Pôle Entreprenariat et Innovation
Mis en ligne le : 08/08/2023
Department: Sustainable and Inclusive Economy
Unit: Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Type of position: Field position
Position status: EF employee
Type of contract: CDD(U)
Contract duration: 12 months (renewable for up to 40 months)
Themes: Sustainable and Inclusive Economy; Entrepreneurship; Project Management
Geographical areas of the project: Benin; Kenya; Senegal; South Africa; Togo
Country of the mission: Belgium
City of the mission: Brussels
Application closing date: 31/08/2023
Expected start date: ASAP
Under supervision of the IYBA-SEED Project Coordinator, Project Officer contributes daily to all aspects of the implementation of the project “IYBA-SEED: Investing in Young Businesses in Africa – Supporting Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Development”.
The Project Officer is part of the Project Management Unit (PMU) – and is based in Brussels.
He/she will work on a daily basis with the PMU Team (Project Coordinator; MEAL Officer; Administrative and Financial Officer; Project Assistant; 3x Technical Component Leads), will support the Country Teams (via the Country Leads), and will be in regular contact with the EF HQ.
The position implies a high degree of autonomy and thoroughness, as well as interpersonal skills appropriate to working in a European, international and multicultural environment.
Under supervision, in close collaboration with and as a support to the Project Coordinator, the Project Officer will contribute daily to (non-exhaustive):
Expertise France is the French public international cooperation agency. It designs and implements projects which aim to contribute to the balanced development of partner countries, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda and the priorities of France’s external action.
IYBA-SEED is co-funded by the European Union (DG INTPA), the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Team France and SlovakAid, for a period of 4 years (2023-2026). It is implemented by a consortium of leading European development agencies, including Enabel (Belgium), Expertise France (France), GIZ (Germany), SAIDC (Slovakia) and SNV (Netherlands). The consortium is led by Expertise France.
IYBA-SEED is part of the third Building Block of the Team Europe Initiative “Investing in Young Businesses in Africa”, which is made up of three Building Blocks: 1) Increase the financial and technical support for pre-seed stage entrepreneurs and micro and small enterprises, 2) Increase the finance for SMEs and entrepreneurs at seed and early stages, and 3) Supporting the ecosystem, with a special emphasis on women and young people.
IYBA-SEED takes an “Ecosystem Strengthening” approach: it targets the entrepreneurship ecosystem and its actors, in order to reach young businesses (i.e. SEED beneficiaries) which are defined as:
The project aims to “contribute to creating decent jobs and resilient economies by strengthening entrepreneurship ecosystems in a number of sub-Saharan countries so that they can increase access to Business Development Services (both financial and non-financial) for SEED beneficiaries” in 5 countries in sub-Saharan Africa (Benin, Kenya, Senegal, South Africa and Togo).
IYBA-SEED works on four key components / specific objectives
Specific knowledge, experience, skills or competences
WHAT WE OFFER
Date limite de candidature : 31/08/2023 21:20
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