Program Officer, Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Initiative

Program Officer, Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Initiative




The Program Officer, Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Initiative will be based in Castries, Saint Lucia, and will work under the guidance of the Caribbean Representative to support the design and implementation of a green entrepreneurship incubation program and associated activities of the Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Initiative.  The Program Officer will initially support the Caribbean Representative at the inception phase of the program and then lead implementation of the assigned components of the program.

The duration of the position is 3-years with the possibility of extension. Contracting of the successful candidate is conditional upon confirmation of funding.




Project Overview

 

GGGI’s Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Initiative supports the development,  financing, and growth of businesses that contribute to addressing environmental and sustainability issues in 6  OECS countries (Antigua & Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines) in order to assist countries in meeting their climate change and green growth goals while creating green jobs and developing local green industries.  The initiative will offer incubation and accelerator programs, including virtual courses, a mentorship program, links to investors, in-person events and networking opportunities, in addition to provision of seed grants and repayable loans to selected businesses.




The initiative will offer incubation and accelerator programs, including virtual courses, a mentorship program, links to investors, in-person events and networking opportunities, in addition to offering seed grants and repayable loans to selected businesses. The Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Initiative is funded with support from the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD).

GGGI is also delivering a corresponding project in the Pacific, called the Pacific Green Entrepreneurs Network (PGEN).

Please use link below to complete application:

https://careers.gggi.org/vacancy/program-officer-eastern-caribbean-green-entrepreneurship-initiative-431260.html