Business Development Advisor at Inkomoko Entrepreneur Development, Kigali, Rwanda - CLOSE: 17/12/201 - Management Jobs in Kigali

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KN 87 St, Kigali

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Business Development Advisor - Micro-Business Solutions


Kigali, Rwanda


POSITION:               Business Development Advisor Micro Business Solutions


LOCATION:              Kigali, Rwanda


REPORTS TO:            Business Development Manager






Inkomoko Entrepreneur Development is business consulting firm that works with micro, small, and medium enterprises in Rwanda to develop powerful strategies to increase their profits, help them grow, and create jobs. Our services help our clients develop and improve their capacity. Founded in 2012, Inkomoko identifies Rwandan and refugee entrepreneurs and provides them with trusted advisors, practical services, technology tools, and affordable capital, so that they can grow their businesses and create jobs for others. In 2018 Inkomoko is working with 1800 entrepreneurs in Rwanda, including hundreds of Congolese and Burundian refugees who are creating businesses in Rwanda.




Inkomoko seeks a highly talented and experienced Business Development Advisor to work directly with our entrepreneur clients. The Business Development Advisor will join a growing start-up team with core responsibilities as follows:




Assist clients to implement business recommendations and support to navigate challenges, make sound business decisions, and achieve business/growth goals.


Regularly communicate with assigned clients & conduct site visits as needed to keep clients engaged and deliver contracted services.


Act as an internal champion for clients to ensure Inkomoko consistently delivers high-quality services and meets client expectations.


Connect clients to other Inkomoko services, as appropriate.


Develop and implement strong financial and booking systems for clients.


Manage assigned camp clients and ensure service delivery




Conduct site visits and client interviews to fully understand business needs, challenges, and opportunities; provide business recommendations based on their strength and weaknesses.


Supervise the camp coordinator or Business Analyst in developing cash flows and profitability analysis based on client input


Keep up to date on the latest business and industry trends in Rwanda and across East Africa.


Using Inkomoko curriculum provide training to camp and urban-based clients


Participate in capacity building workshops on a range of topics related to business growth, including HR, accounting, finance, marketing, human-centered design, and innovation




Regularly track and report on the progress of client work and deliverables.


Coordinate & communicate effectively with colleagues across projects and departments


Maintain and organize client files on Google Drive


Work with the Business Development Manager and Executive team to develop annual goals for Inkomoko


Assist Inkomoko and AEC management in the Micro-Business Solutions Department, including training, and expansion initiatives.


Work with the Business Development Manager and Executive team to develop annual goals for Inkomoko


Contribute to staff meetings, annual retreats, monthly meetings.


Participation in on-going client tracking and implementing Inkomokos impact evaluation programs every 6 months




We are seeking individuals who can bring a lasting impact on our work. We are looking for candidates who will navigate fast-paced and resource-constrained environments with enthusiasm, patience, a sense of humor, and imagination. The ideal candidate will fulfill the following requirements:


3+ years of work experience in relevant or applicable field


Experience in consulting, business planning, and providing business advice


Strong financial and accounting skills; familiarity with Rwandas tax & financial policies


Excellent computer skills, especially with MS Excel and Word


Proven experience in entrepreneurship


Good written and oral communications skills


Good presentation and training skills


Shows perseverance, personal integrity, and critical thinking skills


Must speak fluent English and Kinyarwanda; French and Swahili are an added advantage


Bachelor Degree in Business Administration/ Accounting or related field


Willingness to travel around the country from time to time, in line with the job needs


Organizational Cultural qualifications.


Inkomokos core beliefs and values enable us to achieve our vision and mission. Our employees embody the key tenants of the companys culture. In addition to the skills above, all candidates must demonstrate our core values:


Purpose: be solutions-oriented and produce high-quality work and be a global leader.


Achievement : push yourself to reach beyond what you think is possible.


Improvement: Be humble and committed to continuous learning and growing. Improve through giving and receiving open and accurate feedback


Bravery: willing to take risks and create a safe space for others to take risks. Be compassionate and inclusive.


Turikumwe (We are together): Take time to appreciate colleagues, celebrate success, and hold each other up in hard times. We eat goat.




Fun, collaborative work environment


Opportunity to work with a talented, passionate, and committed team of professionals


Challenging work and the opportunity to grow and develop your skills


Ability to make an impact and contribute to economic growth in Rwanda


Supportive Employee benefits including health benefits and leave package

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