Saturday, July 25, 2009

Business Consultant at Katalyst

Since Katalyst’s inception in 2002, it has achieved significant jobs and income impact by increasing the competitiveness of micro, small and medium sized enterprises in selected urban and rural sectors. Katalyst follows a pro-poor, market development approach in promoting economic growth. It partners with a wide range of private and public sector organizations in order to leverage its resources and maximize impact.

Position: Business Consultant

Dateline: August 06, 2009.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Identifies and assesses enabling environment issues that hinders the growth of enterprises and develop interventions for solving those issues in a systemic and sustainable manner.
  • Identifies constraints and opportunities in enabling environment issues.
  • Comes up with innovative ideas to improve the enabling environment which will be conducive for the growth of business
  • Establishes linkages with the key players in these markets (especially with govt. officials, local govt. officials, Chambers/ BMOs/ Associations/ Samities and SMEs)
  • Formulates strategies to improve Enabling Environment issues
  • Prioritizes interventions that can have a high impact in terms of income, jobs created and productivity of the SMEs in these markets
  • Implements promotional measures for the development of an Enabling Environment for SMEs
  • Prepares periodic progress reports and conceptual papers for the project

Qualifications, work experience and other skills:

  • Male or female professional with a strong business orientation
  • A graduate in Economics/Development studies
  • Work experience in enabling environment/ investment climate/ policy advocacy.
  • Good managerial and communication skills
  • Familiarity with quantitative and qualitative research methods

Of added advantage would be:

  • Private sector experience
  • Excellent understanding of Policy formulation and appraisal
  • Experience of project management
  • Familiarity with the most recent trends in SME promotion
  • Excellent English comprehension and expression
  • Willingness to travel extensively in different parts of the country

Candidates meeting the above criteria should send in their full Curriculum Vitae with three names of professional references and a recent passport size photograph. Please also include a 1 page note on how your relevant experience matches the requirement of this position.

Katalyst offers attractive and competitive salary and benefit package.

We reserve the right to hire one level lower than advertised based on applicants eligibility and qualifications.

Please send hard copies of your applications to the Manager, Business Enabling Environment Group, Katalyst, House 20, Road - 6, Baridhara, Dhaka - 1212, Bangladesh or email at The last date for applications is August 06, 2009. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.

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