Mentorship

CONSULTANT MENTORSHIP SERVICES FOR THE LIVELIHOODS RESTORATION PROGRAM
BACKGROUND

The Livelihood Restoration Program (LRP) aims to restore and improve incomes of Project Affected Persons (mentees) who have lost their land due to drainage rehabilitation activities of the Lusaka Water Supply, Sanitation and Drainage Project that is funded by Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) Zambia. The LRP is implemented by Cardno Emerging Markets (USA) Ltd with an aim to help PAPs to identify and take-up sustainable income earning options by supporting them with training, mentorship and coaching to start new or improve existing livelihood options.

The LP Program is seeking the services of mentor consultants in the following areas:

  • Building
  • Fish farming
  • Poultry
  • Electronics

DURATION: Up to 5 months starting February 2018.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The goal of the LRP mentorship is to support mentees as they start-up their micro-enterprise operations. The mentorship activities include, but are not limited to:

  1. Assist mentees to draw up realistic, achievable milestone objectives in line with their BDPs as they plan towards the business startup;
  2. Assist mentees to refine and review their BDPs in line with lessons learned and market demands/changes;
  3. Provide technical advice on how to sustain and improve their business;
  4. Providing managerial and administrative support related to day-to-day running of the business;
  5. Financial management support to ensure that mentees make sound and independent business and personal financial decisions;
  6. Support mentees with personal growth and development;
  7. Proactively and promptly address unsatisfactory performance by recommending appropriate and practicable interventions for the LRP to enact; and
  8. Report on the mentees’ weekly and monthly progress to the LRP.




The candidate should hold an advanced degree or over 5 years of business and/or practitioner experience in the relevant area of expertise. Experience on working with small-scale start-up businesses and lowly skilled entrepreneurs will be an advantage. The incumbent should communicate comfortably in Nyanja and Bemba.

Interested candidates should send a copy of their CV of no more than 5 pages demonstrating relevant previous experience and a cover letter to Emmanuel Mupeta (emmanuel.mupeta@lrpzambia.com).
((emmanuel.mupeta@lrpzambia.com) by 17h00 on Sunday 21 January 2018.

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