Entrepreneurial Development Practitioner

at Small Enterprise Development Agency
Published June 5, 2022
Location Uitenhage, South Africa
Category General  
Job Type Full-Time  

Description

 

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE

JOB

To provide strategic business development mentoring and

coaching on a one-on-one basis to Emerging Entrepreneurs in Rural

and Peri-Urban areas, that will enhance the development and

sustainability of the small business.

KEY PERFORMANCE

AREAS

❖ Effective implementation of the BESD EE Course.

❖ Implement, co-ordinate and monitor training provision to

Emerging Entrepreneurs (EEs)

❖ Manage EDP performance:

❖ Site management and administration

❖ Monitoring and evaluation of training and coaching provision

and outcomes, and the application of appropriate measures to

ensure quality

❖ Monitor and evaluate the improvement of client business

positions.

❖ Facilitate networks and linkages

REQUIRED MINIMUM

QUALIFICATION

❖ Matric (NQF Level 4) and National Diploma (NQF Level 6) in

Business Management/Commerce/Economics

❖ Services Seta, New Venture Creation Certification – Level 4,

will be and added advantage

❖ Bachelor Degree (NQF Level 7) in Business

Management/Commerce/Economics will be an added

advantage

❖ South African Citizen or Permanent Residency Holder

❖ BESD experience and knowledge an added advantage

REQUIRED WORK

EXPERIENCE

❖ Previous work experience in business

advisory/consulting/project management

❖ Previous work experience in coaching and mentoring.

Able to demonstrate:

❖ Good understanding and knowledge of small enterprise

development sector.

❖ Computer literacy

❖ Understanding of the BESD coaching methodology.

❖ An understanding of the Emerging Entrepreneur (EE) course

structure and content.

❖ Knowledge of micro-enterprise sector (conditions, issues,

challenges).

INHERENT JOB

REQUIREMENT

❖ A valid South African Identity Book or Permanent Residency

Certificate

CRITICAL COMPETENCIES ❖ Written and verbal communication skills

❖ Interpersonal skills

❖ Finance and Business Acumen

❖ Facilitation / Coaching Skills

❖ Computer literacy

❖ Analytical Skills

❖ Planning and Organizational Skills

❖ Advisory Service

❖ Communication

❖ Problem-Solving & Decision-Making

❖ Monitoring & Evaluation

❖ Performance Driven

❖ Administrative Diligence

❖ Team Work

❖ Adaptability & Flexibility

❖ Policy Adherence

❖ Strategic Thinking and Solution Management

❖ Report writing skills

TASKS AND ACTIVITIES

CARRIED OUT BY EDP

❖ Recruitment of Emerging Entrepreneurs (EEs)

❖ Coach 13 EEs on a one-on-one basis on a weekly basis for 15

months.

❖ Conduct 58 coaching sessions per EE over the 15 months of

training:

  • Minimum sessions to be coached per month is 36 (for 13

EEs)

  • Maximum sessions to be coached per months is 56 (for 13

EEs)

❖ Contact time with EEs two (2) hours per session

❖ Inform line manager if an EE learner needs to be replaced.

❖ Collecting and recording accurate information from EEs

❖ Populate the Impact Monitoring System (IMS) with EE

information on a monthly basis.

❖ Monitoring the progress of the EEs

❖ Completion of relevant documents such as, but not limited to:

  • Coaching agreement for each EE learner
  • Skills needs analysis for each EE learner
  • IMS Questionnaires for each EE learner
  • Close out report for each EE learner
  • Success Stories

❖ Attend coaching sessions by Line Manager

❖ Assist with organizing and implementation of Business Clubs

❖ Relevant ad hoc tasks.

 

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