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BUSINESS GROWTH ADVISOR

GrowthAfrica
Nairobi, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

As a member of our team of Business Growth Advisors, or Growth Catalysts as we prefer to call them, you are in charge of driving the entrepreneurs and businesses we work with through their business development journey.Using GrowthAfrica’s proprietary methodology and tools, you will be assigned businesses who you will assist in thinking through key aspects of their business model and strategies – be it product design, marketing, supply chain, production or sales and distribution. In partnership with our financial modellers you will also assist in developing their financial models and preparing them for investments, including promoting them to potential investors.

Responsibilities

  • Attracting and engaging high-potential and growth-oriented businesses for our programmes and services
  • Screening and selection of prospective business and carry out due diligence on selected businesses
  • Facilitate business development workshops ensuring the successful adoption and use of the GrowthAfrica tools and methodology
  • Research on company, market and industry specific trends and insights
  •  Assist businesses in their efforts to comprehensively audit their business model,and identify and analyse their challenges and opportunities
  • Support businesses in crafting action plans addressing the identified challenges and opportunities, and aid them in the implementation these
  • Mobilise mentors and other external resources necessary for an effective implementation of action plans
  •  Liaise with the financial modellers regarding the development of financial models and assist in the pre-diligence work
  • Assist businesses with investor presentations and support them in the investment raising process
  • Liaise with the Head of Catalytic Support on the progress of the businesses, including writing periodic progress reports and keeping CRM system up-to-date
  •  Reporting and documentation for funders, mentors, investors and other stakeholders

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required languages: Swahili (Spoken: basic | Written: basic)English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent),
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