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Strategic Business Planning (USAID)

Job Summary

Approximate Level of Effort (LOE) 7 months with possibility of extension (Number of days to be agreed upon.)

  • Minimum Qualification: Masters
  • Experience Level: Executive level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements


The Consultants will be responsible for organizational performance improvement of about 15

to 20 partner organizations in line with AFDA designed organizational performance index and

train about 3 - 5 interns to become Business Development Services providers under Business

Development Professional Services Program. Organizational Capacity Assessment Reports

and Organizational Performance Improvement Plans of selected partners conducted by AFDA

staff will be available to the consultants for reference.


1. Prepare inception report including a plan (activities, timeline, deliverables and participants)

for Strategic Planning and Business Plan Development

2. Provide technical support (training and coaching) during the business/strategic planning

sessions and in the drafting and finalization of the business/strategic plan

3. Closely work with AFDA and the leadership of AFDA partners to develop

Business/Strategic Plan of the Partner companies/enterprises until the production of the

finalized Business/Strategic Plan document.

4. Develop curriculum for business development services program on Business/Strategic

Planning including practical training for interns, providing them actual hands-on

facilitation role in strategic planning sessions and providing after-session feedback.

5. Select, train, mentor and coach Interns to become Professional BDS providers on

Business/Strategic Plan development

6. Develop evaluation/Scoring matrix to assess performance baseline and improvement of


7. Conduct regular evaluation and assessment on the learning and improvement of interns.


The technical assistance provision is expected to support about 15 to 20 partner organizations

and train 3 to 5 Interns and proposed deliverables are as follow.


a. This consultancy is open for international and local.

b. University degree in Business, Management, Economics, Financial Management and

Accountancy, Marketing Management or Enterprise Development related field.

c. At least eight years of experience in providing organizational/business/enterprise

development services specifically to business enterprises.

d. Demonstrated successful outcomes of business development support to enterprises

(including producer groups operating as businesses)

e. Experience facilitating training and providing coaching on strategic/business planning

and business development support and drafting strategic/business plan.


a. Master’s degree in business, management, marketing, entrepreneurship, finance or

related area.

b. Familiarity with agriculture and agri-enterprise development in Myanmar

c. Experience in enterprise development and/or strategic and business planning support to

agribusinesses in countries in Asia including remote technical support.

d. Demonstrated good understanding of and experience working with

businesses/enterprises on gender and cultural sensitivity and inclusiveness.

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| Full Time |
MMK 400,000 - 600,000
| Contract |
$ Confidential