Business Development Advisor (M)

Advising existing projects on developing various sizes of business relating to women's empowerment and literature production. Training project staff in areas of business development, marketing and sales management. Facilitating development of a project into a sustainable business
2-3 Years
Full Time
As soon as possible
-Good communicator
-Experience in various areas of business
-Interest in literature
-Ability to train and build capacity of national staff, and project beneficiaries.
-Able to work in a physically demanding environment.
-Management experience preferred
-Ability to apply business principles to a range of business models, including micro-finance
-Willingness to learn the Local language and culture

Live opportunities are unsalaried. Most people joining OM have to raise financial support to cover their living expenses, usually through gifts from home churches and other supporters.

What is art? Most of us know what drawing or painting is, but art is more than just that: it’s thinking outside the box. A lot of people have a talent to be creative and don’t even know it. Our art and woodwork lessons are designed to give young people creative and practical skills, critical thinking, attention to detail, a healthy work ethic and new avenues for income.
What is good health? Usually we think of physical symptoms, but being healthy also includes the social, emotional, mental and spiritual aspects of life. We want to see people living in wholeness in each of these areas.

Are you the kind of health worker who wants to see people getting better on both aspects: physical and spiritual, by teaching basic health lessons? Willing to work among communities that are filled with animistic and folk Islamic health beliefs?  Then please keep on reading.
If you are talented in business and have a heart for the unreached, we’re looking for you! After being introduced to the culture and learning a local language you can set up a business in your area of expertise.

The type of business could be in agriculture, consulting, import & export, small manufacture, cafe and many other opportunities…. what business are YOU in?
Our organization is in an exciting transition period of building capacity and releasing greater responsibility into the hands of national staff. The person in this position will be responsible for assessing the needs of our staff and facilitating the planning and provision of the necessary development.
As a member of this church planting team you will have the opportunity to join our teammates in ushering people into the family of God.  It will be your job to attend meetings, meet with seekers and new Believers one-on-one, encourage the local pastors, and to take part in expanding this already growing ministry.
Do you have a heart for teaching Korean? Do you want to use this skill to reach people and have eternal impact on Central Asia? We are looking for Korean teachers who are able and motivated to teach Korean to our mostly young students at various levels. Get involved, be part of our international team and make a difference in the lives of the people in our area!
Do you have a heart for teaching Russian? Do you want to use this skill to reach people and have eternal impact on Central Asians? We are looking for Russian teachers who are able and motivated to teach Russian to our mostly young students at
various levels. Get involved, be part of our international team and make a difference in the lives of the people in our area!
Is using a computer second nature? Do you understand what goes on inside? Want to pass on this knowledge? We're looking for flexible and enthusiastic computer skills trainers. Working in a community-based educational center, you’ll be developing programs to train people from all walks of life in everything from introduction to Windows to Networking and Web design. Make a real difference in the lives of people as part of our international team.
Study Russian or one of the Turkic languages at a university in Central Asia. Living and learning alongside local students, you’ll make new friends, practice your language, and experience a new culture. At the same time, you'll be investing in the lives of those around you, sensitively sharing your faith. Come and impact the next generation in this strategic corner of the world.
We have an opportunity for someone to join the area team who is driven by a passion to fulfil our vision by empowering and equipping same, near and far culture mission workers through people development in the Muslim world context. We are looking for an area training officer to innovate, support and deliver training in support of our teams across Western and Central Asia.
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What is art? Most of us know what drawing or painting is, but art is more than just that: it’s thinking outside the box. A lot of people have a talent to be creative and don’t even know it. Our art and woodwork lessons are designed to give young people creative and practical skills, critical thinking, attention to detail, a healthy work ethic and new avenues for income.
Are you experienced in business training and coaching? Do you have community development experience? Can you encourage people as they start a business and form follow-up groups? These groups support and encourage each other and work together toward solutions to uplift the community economically. OM’s Micro enterprise business ministry is passionate about helping people transform, uplift and empower their communities through business. Help us renew hope and see lasting change in peoples’ lives.
We are seeking agricultural development workers who will assist in the operations and development of a working model farm and agricultural training programs. Various positions are available from entry-level to professional capacities. Areas of need include delivery and development of training programs, enhancement and development of land based organic and aquaponic vegetable production, development and training of vegetable preservation and marketing.
Since our beginnings, we have been driven by a deep conviction that everyone should have the opportunity to hear the gospel at least once. God is opening different opportunities to serve, Do you want to be involved in a innovative field business start-up? Learn a Middle Eastern language and build relationships with people that want to discover more about God from the Bible? Join us!
Children at risk… of what or from whom you may ask? Many of them are at risk of being abandoned to a cold institution away from their home, friends and family! Our main goal is to see children living in healthy families where they can reach their potential in all areas: social, physical mental and spiritual. This is done through therapy, training, and providing the needed resources.

We need Your help! Are you a physical or occupational therapist? Willing to work in rural settings?  Read on!
-Provide leadership for both expatriate and local personnel personnel in order to promote good practice in staff recruitment and retention.
-Oversee the on-boarding process of both expatriate and local personnel.
-Maintain adequate staffing levels to ensure the organization can carry out its work effectively.
-Provide a welcoming environment for newcomers.
-Improve skills and efficiency of  Personnel Department and  relationships with home agencies.
Do you have a heart for energy, engineering, business, or IT? Do you want to use these skills to reach people and have eternal impact on Central Asians? We are looking for technical professionals who want to use their heads and hands to serve the people, mostly men. Get involved, be part of our international team and make a difference in the lives of the people in our area!
Do you believe in transforming lives practically and through the Gospel, but your skills are more in management and caring for people? We need someone to help our leadership ensure the health and well-being of their teams, who work in some of the hardest countries in the world, through community development and relief, serving hurting Muslim people. They need someone who has their back! If this is what you are passionate about, join us and put your gifts to use for the Kingdom of God.
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