The Kyrgyzstan Enterprise Competitiveness Project (ECP) is anticipated to improve the entrepreneurship and investment ecosystem and accelerate broad-based and diversified economic growth in Kyrgyzstan through increased sales and employment at Kyrgyz companies country-wide. The ECP will work with companies across economic sectors in Kyrgyzstan such as agribusiness and agriculture, apparel, tourism, technology, and manufacturing, among others. The ECP is a forward-thinking project which is designed for flexibility in response to learning and dynamism in the environment. This 5-year project is funded by USAID and is envisioned to start in 2018.
ACDI/VOCA seeks a dynamic, progressive, and private-sector oriented technical expert who brings proven experience in Kyrgyzstan working on enterprise development, entrepreneurship, or business development services initiatives to grow small and medium enterprises.
The Director of Enterprise Development will report to the Chief of Party and will oversee the technical leadership for activities related to business development and advisory services for project-affiliated SMEs including identification of potential SMEs, financial analysis, business plan generation and revision, market analysis, building market and distribution channels, and accessing finance. S/he will lead strategy development and will balance management responsibilities with direct technical assistance and oversight of a team of technical staff.