ACDI/VOCA Needs Financial System Dev. & Business Management Specialist

Date Posted:30 Jan 2013 ACDI/VOCA has invited applications  from qualified and experienced candidates for the job/vacancy of  Volunteer - Financial System Development and Business Management Specialist. This assignment will be based in Liberia. The Aaron Marshall Pig Farm requests volunteer assistance to develop an appropriate financial systems management system for the farm as they plan to improve and expand their operations. The volunteer will also be asked to train staff members on … [Read more...]

Volunteer Needed : Business Plan Development Specialist – Ghana

Date Posted: 24 Jan 2013 ACDI/VOCA is seeking applications from the eligible candidates for the position of  Business Plan Development Specialist. The location of this assignment will be based in Ghana. Please note that this is a Volunteer Assignment . Kukobila Nasia Farms requests volunteer assistance to formulate a strategic business plan for the group so that they can gain access to grant funds through the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA). The volunteer will help formulate … [Read more...]

Global Social Venture Competition: $50,000 Social Business Plan Competition

The Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) is the world’s preeminent social business plan competition providing aspiring entrepreneurs with mentoring, exposure, and $50,000 in prize money to transform their business ideas into positive real-world impact. The GSVC occurs over three rounds. The first two are run through 9 partner schools globally. During each round of the competition, social entrepreneurs present the social, financial, and environmental values of their business, gaining … [Read more...]

infoDev Seeks Expressions of Interest from Organizations for Establishing a Climate Innovation Center in Kenya

infoDev, a program started by World Bank in association with DANIDA and UKAid, is currently seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from interested organizations for establishing and operating a Climate Innovation Center (CIC) in Kenya. The main objective behind establishing this CIC is to provide a country-driven approach to climate change and support the local government in the Greening Kenya Initiative. Description of the Opportunity The CIC will be designed and operated in accordance with … [Read more...]

GBC at the University of Washington invites unique business plans aimed at reducing poverty from students worldwide for the Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition

The Global Business Center at the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business is seeking applications for the Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition (GSEC) from students around the world and across disciplines who seek to harness the power of commercial strategies to reduce poverty and affect positive social change in developing economies. GSEC fosters the development of transformational and innovative student-generated business models that achieve poverty alleviation and … [Read more...]

British Council Philippines is seeking applications for I am a Changemaker business plan competition from social entrepreneurs

British Council Philippines is seeking applications for I am a Changemaker social enterprise business plan competition, awarding seed capital directly to the best social enterprise idea that best meets their criteria. About Social Entrepreneurs Social entrepreneurs are the ones who dream up innovative solutions to help solve problems in their communities.  They act as change agents for society, seizing opportunities others miss and improving systems, inventing new approaches, and creating … [Read more...]

DFID in Nigeria has job for A1 Team Leader, Economic Growth

Vacancy: Team Leader, Economic Growth, DFID Nigeria Country and Location: Nigeria, Abuja Last Date to Apply: 8 November 2009 A1 Team Leader, Economic Growth, DFID Nigeria The Growth Team Leader will lead DFIDN’s engagement on economic growth in Nigeria and share leadership with the Management Team for delivery of the DFIDN business plan. The team leader will be responsible for ensuring positive relations are maintained with key stakeholders in Government in Nigeria, the private sector, … [Read more...]