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16/02 Rakesh
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Head - Microentrepreneur Program - NGO (15-20 yrs)

Delhi Job Code: 1375805

The Role Context : As the Head of the Microentrepreneur Program, you will have complete ownership of a transformative initiative aimed at empowering microentrepreneurs. The primary objective is to skill and support 1 million microentrepreneurs with 2-10 employees, to generate five new jobs each over a five-year period, thereby creating a total of 5 million jobs. This role requires a visionary leader with a passion for economic empowerment, a deep understanding of micro-entrepreneurship, and the ability to drive impactful initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

Strategic Leadership:

1) Develop and execute a comprehensive strategy for the Microentrepreneur Program, aligning with the overall goals and objectives of the organization.

2) Provide visionary leadership to drive the program's success and impact on job creation.

Program Design and Implementation:

1) Design and implement a scalable program to skill and support microentrepreneurs in sectors that would lead to family wage job growth

2) Develop training modules, mentorship programs, and support mechanisms tailored to the needs of microbusinesses.

Stakeholder Engagement:

1) Collaborate with government agencies, industry associations, and other stakeholders to enhance the reach and effectiveness of the program.

2) Build strong partnerships with educational institutions, business networks, and relevant organizations.

Resource Management:

1) Manage program resources efficiently, including budget allocation, staffing, and technology infrastructure.

2) Identify and secure funding from government grants, private donors, and corporate partnerships.

Capacity Building:

1) Develop and deliver training programs to enhance the skills and capabilities of microentrepreneurs.

2) Facilitate access to resources such as finance, technology, and market linkages to support business growth.

Community Outreach:

1) Engage with local communities to identify potential microentrepreneurs and create awareness about the program.

2) Foster a sense of community among program participants to encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing.

Skills & Experience:

1) Proven leadership experience in designing and implementing impactful entrepreneurship or economic development programs with deep exposure with micro-enterprises. Strong understanding of the challenges faced by microenterprises and strategies for sustainable growth.

2) Strong GTM skills for the microeconomics markets.

3) Experience in working with communities to create platform for Micro Entrepreneurs

4) Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.

5) Demonstrated ability to build and manage partnerships with diverse stakeholders.

6) Bachelors/Masters degree in business or a related field with at least 15-20 years of work experience.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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