Community Project Manager

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.
2-3 Years
Full Time
As soon as possible
Responsibilities:
• Marketing & Developing relationships for training and/or economic development initiatives in new communities
• Organise training, identify, select, and equip community representatives to become small business trainers and/or community transformation group facilitators.
• Start and maintain community transformation groups.
• Manage the network of existing trainers and facilitators in your region and maintain a sense of community among your trainers and facilitators.
• Monitor & evaluate existing communities.
• Ministry involvement – with local team or church.
• All staff secure their own funding by private donations.

Requirements:
• Proven business acumen (business qualification and/or 5 years of working experience and/or have run their own business) and/or qualification or experience in Community Development.
• Passionate about empowering and uplifting others through business/entrepreneurship.
• Experience in managing people from diverse backgrounds and the ability to communicate effectively with trainers in various geographic locations using virtual channels of communication.
• Previous exposure to missions (at least one short term outreach or equivalent) and an in-depth understanding of Business as Mission.
• Willing to serve long term in (or close to) an UPG.
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point
• Able to use appropriate software used in OM for communication and people support

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.

Interested?

Do you want to challenge individuals and churches in Austria to become part of God 's global action?
Your tasks:
• Networking with Christians and churches in Austria
• Development and implementation of strategies for partnerships with churches
• Proactive planning and implementation of events and ministries in churches, youth groups and house groups
• Presentation of OM's work at conferences in Austria
• Preparation and implementation of events for international OM presentation teams
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?
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