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VA20P001V01 - Project Officer, Entrepreneurship

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Job Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Duration: 48 months
Closing Date: 22 Jan 2020


Organisational Overview:
The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) is an international organisation tasked with promoting innovative, comprehensive and sustainable migration policies. With 17 Member States and over 60 projects active throughout Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America, ICMPD is a growing and ever-more relevant presence in its field. The organisation’s greatest assets are its 200+ staff members, who personify its values of commitment, integrity, partnership, respect, and innovation in actions and decisions.

Project Overview:
The ENHANCER (Enhancement of Entrepreneurship Capacities for Sustainable Socio-Economic Integration) Project has been developed to provide a comprehensive, innovative and inclusive support with a strategic approach in order to contribute to the socio-economic inclusion of the Syrians Under Temporary Protection (SuTPs) to the local host communities (HC)s.  The overall objective of the ENHANCER Project is to contribute to the socio-economic inclusion of the Syrian SuTPs to the local host communities (LHCs) through improving employment and livelihood opportunities.

ICMPD is inviting all interested candidates to apply for the Project Officer-Entrepreneurship for the ENHANCER Project.

Please note that this position is subject to approval and availability of project funds.

Job Description:
The Project Officer- Entrepreneurship is responsible for the planning and implementation of activities within Enhancer Project components and for the provision of specialised substantive expertise within the project

The Project Officer- Entrepreneurship assists on activities in the assigned area of work focusing on exploration of migration sensitive entrepreneurship policies, local entrepreneurship opportunities, designing and implementation of entrepreneurship trainings, entrepreneurship matching events under the supervision of the Entrepreneurship Lead

The Project Officer-Entrepreneurship administers project inputs according to the approved project documentation, work plans and budgets, and in line with ICMPD´s rules and business processes as well as partner and donor agreements. S/he is responsible for a timely achievement of high-quality outputs within the assigned area of work.

Within her/his technical role and assigned area of work, the entrepreneurship officer develops and maintains relationships with partners, beneficiaries and other stakeholders and plans, organises and supervises the work of consultants and contractors ensuring high quality and timeliness of outputs. S/he conceptualises, plans and prepares  substantive project outputs and produces project content and prepares donor and other substantive project reports. The entrepreneurship officer continuously assesses achieved results for quality and impact.

The Project Officer - Entrepreneurship contributes to planning of the overall direction of the project. Collaborating with stakeholders, the Entrepreneurship Leader contributes to the development of new initiatives and formulates and drafts concepts and project documents.

The Project Officer- Entrepreneurship works under the supervision of the Senior Project Manager and the Entrepreneurship Lead and in close collaboration with other members of the project team as well as with other project teams across ICMPD. In her/his area of work, s/he cultivates regular contacts with stakeholder organisations at the working level.


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