Who we are?
Entrepreneurial Solutions Partners (ESP) aims to enable innovative, scalable, and profitable enterprises to build prosperity. Our mission is “to foster entrepreneurial solutions for prosperity.” We believe that sustainable transformation requires an entrepreneurial approach to deploy scalable and innovative solutions to foster prosperity. ESP enables people, firms, institutions, and nations to articulate, implement and disseminate solutions to their economic challenges.
Created in January 2011 in Washington DC, ESP through its principals boasts more than 19 years of experience. The firm operates today across the continent through two regional offices: one in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, covering West Africa, and a second in Kigali, Rwanda, for East, Central and Southern Africa operations; ESP has conducted programs and consultancy assignments in over 15 countries in Africa and is expanding its presence.
ESP’s approach is to provide Intelligent CapitalTM—the right combination of insights and capital—to address critical societal issues. We provide advisory services to diverse clients, including entrepreneurs, SMEs, businesses, governments and development partners in Africa. We support innovative models and provide leadership training and entrepreneurial boot camps.
ESP is organized into two practice areas to deliver on varied aspects of our mission.
Scale – Entrepreneurial workshops, seminars, competitions and platforms to foster the emergence and development of current and future leaders with real potential for transforming societies in developing countries. Inspiration, incubation, and acceleration programs offered across enterprise’ lifecycle with financing via various vehicles.
Insights – Consulting services aimed at creating and implementing innovative solutions for sustainable development through the competitiveness of value chains, business strategies, leadership and change mentality. We combine the best of a global expertise, a local perspective, and structuring initiatives for the financing of SMEs such as la « Finance S’Engage™! » and data such as “Data for Growth”.
ESP is currently undergoing a period of organizational growth, with new complex programs being added to our portfolio on a regular basis and implemented in several countries. As a Value Creation Lead, you will support the design and implementation of SME and entrepreneurship development strategies and interventions for our projects and clients.
We are looking for an expert with proven experience and expertise in enterprise level assistance, competitiveness, SME development within specific value chains, access to finance, growth entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial ecosystem development and business development service delivery.
If, in addition, you have excellent interpersonal and business skills, are a self-starter and have an outstanding work ethic, we would love to hear from you!
Duties and Responsibilities
We are looking for an ambitious and motivated Value Creation (VC) to play a key role in building our VC approach, from strategy to implementation.
– Define and oversee The Value Creation Strategy for our programs to maximize impact and achieve the targets
– Identify the necessary resources and support their mobilization
– Identify and build partnerships to increase the impact of our programs
– Manage the VC Team and lead effective implementation
– Ensure mastery and continuous improvement of key tools, content and methodologies for VC support
– Review and validate deliverables and support plans
– Monitor and adjust performance
– Proactively improve VC practice, processes and standards
– Identify and implement enhancements in methodology, tools, and partnerships
– Identify and set up a development and training plan for the team
– Build a network of experts and providers
Apply now by sending your CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the reference Value Creation Lead
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