Entrepreneurship Assistant (Balkh)

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Entrepreneurship Assistant (Balkh)

  • Post Date:November 4, 2022
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  • Career Level Officer
    Experience 2 Years
    Gender Male
  • Industry Energy
    Qualification Bachelor Degree
    Salary 14000 - 16000 AFN monthly
  • Number of Opportunities 1
    Vacancy Number IRW-BLK-006-2022
    Location Kabul
Job Description

About Islamic Relief Worldwide:

Founded: 1992

Islamic Relief Worldwide – Afghanistan Country Office (IRW) is an international non-profitable non-governmental humanitarian relief organization with its headquarter in UK-Birmingham. It enjoys consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. It is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Moments and NGOs in Disaster Relief. IRA started its humanitarian activities for Afghan Refugees in Pakistan and Afghan people inside since then; IRA continued assisting in emergency relief, food security, women empowerment, girl education, orphan sponsorship, health, emergency education, shelter, Ramadan, and Qurbani programs.

Job Summary:

Entrepreneurship Development Assistant would responsible for :

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Assist project team in the selection of  women entrepreneurs through a technical assessment based on the pre-set criteria of the project.

• Assist Entrepreneurship officers in Carrying out capacity assessment of women entrepreneurs and provide facilitation support to them for forming and strengthening women entrepreneur groups

• Facilitate the process of providing  business development services through hands-on and mentoring support to Women entrepreneurs.

• Support women entrepreneurs to establish joint women-lead enterprises.

• Assist targeted women-entrepreneurs to develop their business plans, to improve their products’ quality and diversity, employ new techniques, increase number of employees, and expand the market coverage of their products. To implement the business-plan, need based materials, equipment, seed capital will be provided to each women-enterprises, and technical instructions, mentoring and monitoring support will be performed in a regular and ad hock basis.

• Select women entrepreneurs through a Promote business linkage support for the women entrepreneurs through Afghanistan Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AWCCI) and Private Sector)

• Assessment in the province.

• Conduct household survey to Carry out capacity and need assessment of selected women entrepreneurs, Promote business linkage support for the women entrepreneurs through Afghanistan Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AWCCI) and Private Sector) women-led enterprises

• Facilitate the process of Forming  and strengthening women entrepreneurs’ groups by working closely with the targeted households.

• Facilitate the process of need-based skill training for business development for the women entrepreneurs’ groups.

• Facilitate the process of Arranging training on production improvement and business management for the women entrepreneurs.

• Provide need-based materials, equipment, and capital to the selected women entrepreneurs for business promotion.
















Job Requirement:



·      Bachelor’s degree in Economics/BBA


·      2-3 years over all experience in program/ project implementation, out of which at least two-year Proven experience in Enterprise and entrepreneurship development, community-based entrepreneurship establishment and development.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Strong Command on Pashto/Dari
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-ethnic team and take on diverse tasks.
  • Working experience in the targeted province and familiar with concerned community, geography and culture.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Balkh

Submission Guideline:

Interested and qualified national candidates should submit a cover letter explaining their motivation and updated CV by clicking (Apply Now) option at the top, right corner of this page.

The closing date for accepting applications is 12 Nov 2022.

Please clearly state the Vacancy Announcement number and title of the position you are applying for.

Please note that applications received after the closing date will not be considered and only short-listed candidates will be called for written test/interview.