Business development services officer

Job Summary

A client seeks to hire a qualified candidate for the position of a Business Development Services Officer

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

Role overview

The incumbent will support the Tanzania Local Enterprise Development (TLED) Project to reach its objective of facilitating delivery of Business Development Services (BDS) to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in regions. S/he will also take part in building capacity of the T-LED SMEs which includes selecting and making regular contacts with the SMEs, facilitating training and coaching on areas related to business development, marketing and financial management and organizing exhibition events for the SMEs amongst others. The project focuses on selected Value Chains related to Foreign Direct Investment (FDIs) in the areas of Oil and Gas, and gives priority to SMEs that show great potential to grow. Additional roles may include supporting day to day activities in the T-LED regional office activities as needed.


Skills, qualifications and experience

A bachelor degree in business, marketing, international relations, communications or related subject.


2 years of work experience in a professional environment; preferably in a reputable company/organization. Report writing, monitoring and evaluation. Experience in conducting one-on-one business mentoring, facilitation and training. Commitment to team and building its capacity. Must possess strong written and spoken English and Swahili language skills. Ability to be proactive and use creativity to drive solutions and results. Excellent coordination and planning skills with experience of working under pressure. Time management skills.




As a volunteer, you will be sharing your skills with local communities on a full time basis. the organization will cover your travel, vaccinations, accommodation, and medical insurance costs, along with a local living allowance which will be paid in local currency. This allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home. You will also receive some financial support to contribute to your on-going expenses at home.




The organization works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.

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