SMB – Cohort Sourcing Associate

Position:               SMB – Cohort Sourcing Associate

Location:              Delhi / NCR

About the Organization: Grameen Foundation for Social Impact (GFSI) in collaboration with a leading investment banking firm is working on a multi-year project to support the growth of women-owned businesses by promoting their investment readiness and digital transformation. During this period 300 early-stage women-owned small businesses in the Delhi NCR region will be supported to formalize their businesses, build their business management capacities and facilitate access to debt financing mechanisms to promote expansion and growth of their businesses.

Essential Job Functions:

The main job duties would involve developing relations with Clients, Stake holders and monitoring the overall project and external linkages.

  • Build a steady pipeline for the cohort of women-owned small businesses: Identification and selection of relevant candidates based on socio-economic and business parameters;
  • Cohort liasoning, create and manage a network of women-owned small businesses, both in-person and virtual;
  • Coordination with internal and external stakeholders in building partnerships to enable the entrepreneurship ecosystem for Delhi NCR;
  • Monitor and track the progress of the cohort, and periodic analysis and reporting of program progress to the internal team and HO;
  • Keep ahead of industry’s developments and apply best practices to areas of improvement;
  • Contribute to building systems that improve the efficiency and internal management of the Program;
  • Coordinate with the project teams to deliver the assigned work as per the agreed timelines.

Required Education, Experience & Skills:

  • Any graduate or post graduate. MBA would be preferred;
  • Profound knowledge and understanding of Small & Midsize Business/ Small & Midsize Enterprises;
  • Should be well versed with the entrepreneurship, SMB landscape of Delhi NCR;
  • Sharp Analytical, Marketing and sales skills;
  • Excellent programme management and documentation skills;
  • Ability to act as a representative of the project in public forums;
  • A prior relevant experience of 2-4 years in Entrepreneurship development/Startup Ecosystem/Rural Management/Programme Operations and Implementation role a must.

Reporting and relationships: The position will report to the Senior Programme Manager

Compensation: GFSI offers a competitive compensation package.

How to apply: Interested candidates may apply by sending their updated resumes and letter of motivation to mentioning “SMB Cohort Sourcing Associate” in the subject line.

To know more about GFSI please visit:

Grameen Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and encourages female candidates to apply.

1 Comment

    7000571116 WHATSAPP NO. 9893739135
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    Dated: 27/05/2022

    Respected Sir/Mam

    Please find the CV attached for the valuable position SMB Cohort Sourcing Associate” (INDIA) in Your Organisation . GFSI . I’m particularly interested in this position, which is relates strongly to my nearly significant 28 years of experience in managing Man Power, Social Activities, Administrative, Training & Development, Staff coordination, Capacity Building, Recruitment, Module Development Projects/Policies Planning, worked well coordination with Bureaucratese and Technocrats, Ministries, Parliamentarian Affairs and Political Responsibility Execution with Department officers, coordination with Govt, knowledge of Field interventions’ (PRA & SARAR), WATSAN etc,
     Progressive Experience and expertise, highly applicable to the development field including ability to deliver superior, Social, Rural Development Schemes, Political field, Administration and welfare services.
     Facilitated inter departmental coordination and ability problem solving.
     Experience of managing government and private partnerships and with the others stakeholders.
     Conducted the TOT for State level to ground level officers and concern beneficiaries experience, national and international experience in Education, Sanitation, Water, Health, Agriculture and Environment programmes. Facilitating the small scale enterprises and unorganised enterprises that is Educations society, facilitating centres, FPOs, NGOs, SHGs and for Politicians etc.
     Experience in writing education and livelihood resources including implementation, training, M&E, teaching learning resources and Ability to multi task and to manage conflicting problems.
     Strong experience and track record of engaging government, private sector or non- traditional resource partners in the field of health & Hygiene, Education, Environment etc.
     Prior experience and success in advocacy, including ability to network effectively with Political class, policy makers and media for Health, Water & Sanitation , Women and child protection, Employment, solid and liquid waste management and Environmental issues.
     Demonstrated knowledge of the Indian health system, rural landscape and ability to build and sustain strong relationships with key Indian and global partners (Unicef, Care etc) including representatives from Indian ministries at the national and lower levels, civil society organizations, private voluntary organizations, and other private sector counterparts.
    Conducted the tasks as a State Consultant HRD Department of Public Health Engineering Govt of Chhattisgarh. And Officer On Special Duty (OSD) to Honble Ministers Govt. Of Chhattisgarh in this profile got a platform to understand the multi sectored knowledge and experiences and maintains the relationships amongst departmental officers I believe I meet all the essential criteria for this position. Now i am looking to take up roles in such types of Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation and coordination with departments.
    Therefore I am keen interested to join your organisation due to its leading position in the industry, great organizational culture, spirit of innovation, professionalism that characterizes your firm and its employees.
    I appreciate your efforts in taking the time to review my credentials and experience. Looking forward to a positive response. I am sure you will find an asset in me…..
    yours confy reply is highly appreciated.
    Thanking you, Yours Sincerely

    Sankarshan Singh
    7000571116, whatsapp no – 9893739135

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