Community Stakeholder – REAF Program

Context & Background

 

Berytech is a leading organization in the Entrepreneurial Eco-system in Lebanon, that aims to provide a conducive environment for the creation and development of startups, through incubation, business support, counseling, funding, networking, and company hosting, hence taking part in the economic revival of the country, participating in wealth and job creation, and retaining graduates and high-level skills in Lebanon.

The Rural Entrepreneurs in Agri-Food (REAF) program aims at strengthening the business and product viability of innovative startups tackling sustainable rural economic development operating in South Mount Lebanon, Central and West Bekaa, and now with our extension to target Youth and Start-ups in Norther Bekaa (Riyaq to South of Baalbeck) and Hasbaya (including Chebaa and the foot hold of Mount Hermon). The program will provide the startups with the tools to transform their ideas into sustainable and profitable businesses. REAF’s youth training will enhance their entrepreneurship mentality and entry into the job market.

We are seeking 2 experienced community stakeholders to conduct online & offline outreach and promotion, support implementation, stakeholder’s engagement, logistics & administrative support.

 

Scope of work

 

The organization(s) will be responsible for conducting a comprehensive series of services over 14 months.

Outreach & Promotion

  • Develop and implement outreach strategies to identify potential entrepreneurs within the designated rural areas.
  • Conduct information sessions and workshops to promote the incubation program and encourage participation.
  • Collaborate with local media outlets for program promotion and awareness.

 

Program Implementation Support

  • Assist in the selection process of eligible entrepreneurs for the program.
  • Co-facilitate training sessions, workshops, and mentorship programs as per the program curriculum.
  • Provide on-the-ground support to participants throughout the duration of the program.
  • Monitor and evaluate program activities, providing feedback for continuous improvement.

 

Stakeholder’s Engagement

  • Engage with local government bodies, community leaders, and relevant stakeholders to gather support for the program.
  • Facilitate networking opportunities for program participants with potential investors, mentors, and industry experts.

 

Logistics & Administrative Support

  • Coordinate venue arrangements for training sessions, workshops, and events.
  • Assist in the procurement of necessary materials and resources for program activities.
  • Provide logistical support for field visits, industry exposure trips, and networking events.

 

expected deliverables

 

Outreach & Promotion:

  • Milestone reports on outreach activities conducted.
  • Documentation of participation numbers in information sessions and workshops.

Program Implementation Support:

  • Monthly/Activity progress reports on training sessions and workshops.
  • Feedback reports on youth training activities and private sector engagement.

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Summary reports on stakeholder meetings and collaborations.
  • MoVs of networking opportunities created for program participants.

Logistics & Administrative Support:

  • Proper documentation of administrative processes and logistics for program activities.
  • Procurement records for materials and resources utilized during the program.

 

Qualifications

 

  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience in outreach activities, preferably in rural development or entrepreneurship contexts.
  • Familiarity with the agri-food, waste management & valorization, renewable energy, and circular economy sectors.
  • Strong M&E reporting experience with institutional donors.
  • Previous experience in planning and implementing weekend hackathons.
  • Ability to engage effectively with diverse stakeholders, including youth groups, local businesses, and government representatives.
  • Familiarity with the cultural, social, and economic context of the targeted areas.
  • Capacity to provide logistical support for program activities, including venue coordination, material procurement, and on-the-ground assistance.

How to apply

To apply, please submit your technical and financial proposal (financial proposal should mainly include a monthly service fee to render above-mentioned scope. This fee should cover venue costs, overheads, and HR expenses related to the implementation) along with your organization portfolio by email to [email protected] before April 12th, 2024, BoD.

Kindly specify which area you will be conducting the support in.

 

Expired
Deadline
Friday, 12. Apr 2024
Type of Call
Call for Consultancies
Intervention Sector(s):
Communications & Media, Training & Capacity Building
Remuneration range:
> 6000 (USD)
Duration of Contract:
14 months
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