Entrepreneurship Development Officer

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September 05

I. General Background

The Entrepreneurship Development Fund (EDF) is a government trust fund established under Prakas of the Ministry of Economy and Finance. EDF aims to manage and mobilize resources to support the development of a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem in Cambodia and to provide financial and nonfinancial support to entrepreneurs, small and medium enterprises (SMEs), startups and partnered ecosystem builders who drive any innovative activity that create value- added in the economy.

Khmer Enterprise (KE) is an implementation unit of the Entrepreneurship Development Fund, with an administrative autonomous, in charge of implementing EDF’s support programs and working directly with partners and beneficiaries in the ecosystem. The support programs include (1) Capacity upgrading, (2) networking, (3) entrepreneurial culture promotion and (4) seed funding. Governance and program implementation are stipulated in Operational Manual.

II. Why work with us

  • Being a part of vibrant entrepreneurship ecosystem enablers and connect with startups, SMEs and business associations networks locally and internationally
  • Working with the latest technology trend
  • Our incentive scheme is a performance-based culture with competitive remuneration. Renumeration: A Competitive renumeration package shall be based on work experience and qualifications.

III. Job Description

Entrepreneurship Development Officer

Term: Rolling 12 months' contract with a probation period of three (3) months. The contract will be extendable based on satisfactory performance in the preceding of contract assessment.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support  the design, formulation, and implementation of the entrepreneurship  development programs
  • Support  the annual budget planning of the division
  • Evaluate  and negotiate the program proposal in relation to business capacity  upgrading and develop funding recommendation
  • Counsel  support seekers on funding requests and other supporting portfolio  on SMEs digital adoption, mentorship, and business advisory
  • Do  due diligent on support seeker entity and review project partnership  proposals
  • Preparing  memorandum of understanding (MOU) and agreement for partnership  programs
  • Collaborate  and facilitate with partner institutions in implementing the  programs
  • Monitor  progress of funding program, and ensure that all fund requirements  are met including review of progress in achieving key performance  indicators and expenditure reports as needed
  • Prepare  program implementation report and identify success stories of the  programs
  • Other  tasks assigned by manager

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At  least Bachelor’s degree in business administration,  entrepreneurship, economics, and related field
  • At  least 2 years’ experience in project planning, project management,  budget planning, and stakeholder management
  • Have  fundamental knowledge of SMEs and Startup ecosystem in Cambodia
  • Be  able to use enterprise management system and monitoring system
  • Background  in private sector development, enterprise formulation, SMEs/Startup  development and/or market system development would be an asset
  • Strong  organizational and excellent communication skills
  • Ability  to work well under pressure and deliver effective results
  • Good  analytical and creative problem-solving
  • Good  command in Khmer and English
Skill & Language
Khmer & English
1 - 3 years
1 candidate
October 07
Full Time
Senior Level
Khan Chamkar Mon, Phnom Penh
Khmer EnterpriceInspire, Connect and Transform4 jobs · Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh
Privately Held
11-50 employees
About Company
CompanyKhmer Enterprise, also known as Entrepreneurship Promotion Center, is an implementation unit of Entrepreneurship Development Fund (EDF) which is established as a government trust fund mandated under Prakas No. 136 SHV/BrK dated on 06-February-2019 by the Ministry of Economy and Finance. Its activities aim to build a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem and to provide financial and non-financial support to various ecosystem builders.
Paid time off/Sick Leave, Special Leave- Public Holiday - Plus Benefits After Probation
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