Private Sector Development Lead Expert

Brussels, Belgium
Apply by 19 August 2018
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 13 July 2018

Job Description

Private Sector Development Lead Expert

Brussels (HQ)

Enabel is the Belgian development agency. Under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, we carry out public service assignments in Belgium and abroad. In addition, Enabel enhances the impact of Belgium in international development by carrying out assignments for Belgian and international third-party donors.

Job description

With the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals the development paradigm has shifted to international development. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development earmarks significant funds for the realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals but also assigns a key role to the private sector by involvement through partnerships and investments in collaboration with public services, multilateral institutions and NGOs.

Under this framework Enabel has created the function of a Private Sector Development Lead Expert whose duties consist of:

  • The elaboration and realisation of a private sector approach across departments and areas of expertise to ensure achievement of the governmental cooperation development objectives with respect to inclusive growth and the creation of sustainable employment and incomes;
  • The establishment, active development and maintenance of a private sector expertise network, which can be relied upon at any time to respond to bilateral cooperation and third-party donor needs;
  • The development and strengthening of private sector knowledge management within Enabel.

Your profile

  • Master’s degree in economic sciences or other relevant sector;
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in supporting the private sector or in private sector development, preferably in developing countries;
  • Experience with networking and lobbying in an international environment;
  • Ability to transpose a vision into an operational strategy and to subsequently apply it in (an) economic development programme(s);
  • Knowledge of development issues (particularly Belgium’s strategies in the matter), of current instruments and trends of private sector support;
  • Knowledge of applicable development cooperation methods and instruments (project management cycle, logical framework, Theory of Change); 
  • Institution-level negotiations skills;
  • Mastery of French, Dutch and English;
  • Proven competencies in human relations management and leadership capacities: influencing, motivating, coaching, and calling others to action without direct hierarchical relations;
  • Didactic skills in view of dispensing training.

We offer

An open-ended contract based primarily at our head office.

Our offices are located in Brussels, in the pleasant and lively Marolles neighbourhood, easily accessed with public transportation.

Gross monthly salary: (class 7 HQ): 5.143,71 euros for 10 years of relevant experience. The salary will be calculated in function of the number of years of relevant experience.

Meal vouchers, hospitalisation/healthcare insurance, group retirement savings plan, 24 h/24 ETHIAS-Assistance, 13th month, double holiday allowance.

Are you interested?

Is your profile matching the one we are looking for?

Do not hesitate and send us your application letter and updated CV, at the latest by 19/08/2018 via our website:

https://www.enabel.be/content/jobs

About the Organization

Enabel is the Belgian development agency. Under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, we carry out public service assignments in Belgium and abroad. In addition, Enabel enhances the impact of Belgium in international development by carrying out assignments for Belgian and international third-party donors.

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