Each quarter we post an updated list of BAM Job Opportunities on The BAM Review. Welcome to the September 2019 edition.
NEW: Early Childhood Pre-school Teacher – Alabaster Project in West Africa
Alabaster Project is a Christian mission organization currently established in three countries. It is located and works among the unreached people groups of West and North Africa. One of it’s strategies is to use education as a springboard to sharing the gospel and discipleship opportunities. We have a teaching opportunity available for an early childhood education (Pre-school) practitioner. This opportunity is available on a short term (3 months) or long term (multiple years) basis. Those interested please contact us by email for further details. Contact Email
Marketing and Sales Team Leader – Purnaa in Nepal
Purnaa is an ethical cut-and-sew manufacturer based in Kathmandu, Nepal. Our mission is to provide world-class, ethical manufacturing that empowers marginalized people and survivors of exploitation to fresh starts and fulfilled lives. The job purpose will be to increase Purnaa sales by effectively leading the marketing and sales team to finding new contract sewing clients. As the marketing and sales team leader, you lead Purnaa’s marketing and sales efforts. You are an enthusiastic, motivated, and confident individual, passionate about results and growth. You can identify the right opportunities and enjoy connecting with potential clients. You can think strategically and manage a team, that includes a US business development manage, a local sales coordinator, and communications manager and help them be successful. Download Job Description
Various Positions – Handmade Production Company in South Asia
We are a business located in South Asia that is passionate to create employment for women at risk and survivors of trafficking. Through our non profit affiliate we provide a path to employment to ensure that women and children never face the threat of human trafficking again. Our company provides safe and secure employment, on site daycare facilities, and wrap around support allowing each woman to build a bright future for herself and her children. Every day we observe the transforming power of hope and love through employment. We are inviting someone with strong marketing and fundraising skills to grow and improve our production in order to provide more opportunities of freedom and hope to women and children. We currently are seeking people for the following roles:
Fundraising and Marketing Manager: Develop fundraising tools and strategies for our non profit, while also supporting staff to promote and sell our products and services in order to create holistic services and employment for survivors. More information
Product Designer: Design new products and services, including developing technical sheets, training procedures, and product promotions in order to create employment for survivors. More information
Various Positions – Small Business Projects in East Asia
A great opportunity to do pioneering work in a remote part of East Asia in a cluster of business projects based both in a small city and the nearby rural areas. Job openings include:
English Teachers: Great opportunity to live in a city to work with children in a rural area as part of an Education Company. Must have an undergraduate degree, be adaptable and ready to work hard.
Bookkeeper & Administrator: Looking for an administrative person with a vision for training, a love for integrity in the area of accounting and a passion to model both practical know-how and values to nationals
Project Manager: In need of a competent project manager to work on a variety of small business projects in rural East Asia.
Various Positions – Woodwork Manufacturing in East Asia
A small luxury woodwork manufacturer with 30 years experience (10+ in E Asia) Company is developing their small factory into a tight Lean system that will be duplicated exactly with small factories in other markets in Muslim areas of East and Central Asia. The company produces in Asia and sells in Asia using American hardwoods. Open positions include: Operations Manager, Manufacturing Engineer, a 3D CAD / CAM / CNC Operator, and tailor made Internships for 2 months to 2 years. Contact Email
Various Positions – IT Company in North India
Envision yourself as part of a team built on the foundation of servant leadership, where we intentionally support each other in growth as individuals and a company. Since 2001, we have been working in India providing businesses in the West affordable and quality IT resources to keep their companies growing, while creating local jobs that build team direction and personal growth. We’d love for you to bring your skills and leadership to our team, accelerating our growth so that we can impact more lives globally.
Business Development: Acts as the lungs of our business, working strategically to qualify and turn prospects into long term clients. This person works from their home office (or co-working space) closing deals that will be delivered by our software teams in India. Download job description| Apply Online
Account Manager: Grows trustful relationship with our clients in order to create multi-project, mutually fruitful relationships. Focuses on staging the projects and coaching the delivery team toward success in our offices in India. Download job description | Apply Online
Technologist in India: Works closely with our development and testing teams in India to encourage continuous learning and quality products via strategic processes. Download job description | Apply Online
College Student Intern in India: Soaks up an immersive multicultural experience along with the most practical real-life education on the market—all while creating value and becoming an integral part of our team. Download job description | Apply Online
Gap Year Internship in India: Acts as a Jack-of-all-Trades by flexibly taking on different responsibilities and projects throughout the entire company, providing real value while also gaining multicultural experience in the many different components of business. Download job description | Apply Online
Account Director – Software Development Company in Vietnam
We are an IT outsourcing company located in SE Asia and are currently looking to hire for various positions to join our growing team. We are looking for people who can also take an active role in discipling our staff and interns. Previous work experience is important but we are open to training and working with individuals if we feel that they have the right heart and personality fit for our company. The Account Director maintains and expands client relationship by ensuring projects are executed and delivered in a way that meets the customer’s needs and expectations. This position is also responsible for building strategic account plans and making sure these account objectives are met. Link to job description
Positions in Multiple Companies – Transformational SME
Transformational SME is a global community that assists Christian-owned and managed small-to-medium size enterprises (SMEs) to grow in size, profitability and wholistic impact across North Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Transformational SME helps companies to identify, recruit, deploy and support entrepreneurs, managers and other professionals for strategic roles. Whether your strength is business management, people development or you have a passion for maximizing business and manufacturing processes, business as mission has something for you! Most companies have need for competent people with business skills to manage growth and impact. Using your transferable skills and passionate spirit for the Kingdom of God, you can contribute to the wholistic impact of an existing BAM company across North Africa, the Middle East and Asia. For an exploratory conversation contact: TransformationalSME@gmail.com
Microcredit Company – Central Asia
The company began by experimenting with small loans for business development 20 years ago and has turned into a profitable and growing company of 80 staff in 7 branches. It has 4500 active clients and close to $3M in loans outstanding. These loans help farmers and business people expand business and create jobs in a creative access country in Central Asia. They are currently recruiting for the following roles:
Finance/Accounting Manager – 2+ years
Manager of Operations, Sales and Marketing – 2+ years
IT Specialist/Programmer – A short-term (1-2 month) commitment would be considered for this role
Goat Dairy – Southeast Asia
This Goat Dairy Company has leveraged a technologically innovative and scalable model for producing shelf stable goat milk and related products at commercially significant volumes to meet the demand of an existing and dynamically expanding market. The farm’s milking operations, processing and packaging is done on site. The Company aims to address poverty and human trafficking in the communities in which it operates by creating sustainable income-generating opportunities for the rural poor.
Farm Manager – The company is in a period of rapid growth and recruiting for a Farm Manager with experience in any commercial dairy farm management. Language learning is recommended. The candidate should hold a degree in farm management or 3-5 years’ experience. An in-country salary will be paid based on experience. Some fund raising may be necessary.
Head of Herd Reproductive and Health Services – The qualified candidate should be a Vet, Vet Tech, Animal Scientist or have required practical experience in developing and implementing herd health protocols and artificial insemination in dairy animals; small ruminants preferred, but not required. Language learning is recommended. An in-country salary will be paid based on experience. Some fund raising may be necessary.
Seafood Farm – Southeast Asia
This BAM company is primarily interested in developing a profitable company based on best practices for their industry and the transformation of the cultures in which they do business. Expat workers need to be humble, continuous learners, resilient and patient; the harvest will come after a long growing season. They are working toward producing enough profit so all employees can receive compensation, however, at this stage of their business growth, all expats will need to raise their own support.
Post-Harvest Processing Manager – The Post-Harvest Processing Manager is responsible for seafood processing through the pre-sales activity (storage, shipping, distribution to customer). The Manager is to lead the processing department toward production goals while refining methodology to reach optimal efficiencies. S/he will report to the site management team and have responsibility for: process development (cooking, drying or freezing), equipment selection, continuous improvement, developing best practices, developing/training 12 employees for future expansion.
Food Scientist – The Food Scientist is responsible for value added product development. The Food Scientist will develop new products and improve existing products in close partnership with marketing and sales teams. S/he will work under the supervision of our on-site management team. This position will involve a combination of activities: R&D, food safety, develop quality systems, work collaboratively with production, marketing, sales and finance.
Physiologist – A Physiologist, with background in genetics and pathology, will oversee selective breeding, brood stock maintenance, and feeding regimes. S/he will work under the supervision of our on-site management team. This position will involve a combination of activities: Brood stock selection, select breeding protocol, develop best practices (breeding, growing, feeding, harvesting), continuous improvement, etc.
Supply Chain Manager – The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for supply chain, working with department managers to meet company goals and create efficiencies. S/he will work under the supervision of our on-site management team. This position will involve a combination of activities: develop KPI’s for each stage of the farming process, cost analysis to maximize profitability, develop and improve best practices to ensure inter-departmental efficiencies, etc.
Hatchery Manager – The Hatchery Manager is responsible for all hatchery/spawning production. This person should be highly organized and able to create and oversee standard operating procedures. S/he will work under the supervision of our on-site management team. This position will involve a combination of activities: brood stock selection, conduct spawning sessions, manage 12 staff, feeding stock, maintenance of equipment and texting labs, etc.
IT Technician – The IT Technician is responsible for the implementation and management of all company information technology. S/he will work under the supervision of our on-site management team. This position will involve a combination of activities: recommend/implement top programs, software, and technology for company success, Train staff to use technology for business operations and analysis, etc.
Marine/Environmental Biologist – The Marine Biologist is responsible for animal health and the symbiotic, positive relationship between our farm, animals and environment. S/he will work under the supervision of our on-site management team. This position will involve a combination of activities: develop animal husbandry techniques, create a symbiotic relationship between animals and environment, monitor key environmental growth factors, develop best practices, continuous improvement, etc.
Manufacturer – Southeast Asia
This manufacturing business based in Southeast Asia exists to make a difference in the lives of its local community and currently employs 165 local workers, providing skill-enhancing jobs in an economically marginalized corner of the country. It has established itself as a leading manufacturer and supplier of environmentally friendly products. The potential for job creation in an economically depressed region and serving an unreached people group is already well established.
Finance Director, Manufacturing – An opportunity exists for a dynamic Finance Director to be positioned at the heart of this pioneering mission-led business. In this life-transforming role, the Finance Director will have 3-5 years’ experience in accounting, be responsible to lead and develop a small team of national employees and the finance function; cost accounting, financial/strategic planning, risks/profit analysis and direction for making sound business decisions. The qualified person will have strong leadership and problem-solving skills, understanding of ERP software and a track record with experience in finance/manufacturing environments. While English is the language of business, local language learning is recommended.
Manufacturing Consultant (1-3 Years) – This opportunity as Manufacturing Operations Consultant will position you at the heart of a leading missional manufacturing business for a life-transformation role. The Company exists to bless its local community and currently employs 165 people in secure, up-skilling jobs. This is a fixed term role (1-3 years) with a focus on strengthening national leadership. You will have succeeded if over time, the local leadership team is equipped and empowered to run strong operations themselves, with manufacturing processes in place to an international standard. The qualified candidate will have experience in continuous improvement, manufacturing oriented, 3-5 years successfully managing/developing teams and have strong analytical and interpersonal skills. S/he will hold a relevant degree or possess equivalent experience.
Business Development Manager – The Business Development Manager will be responsible for overseeing and implementing an effective business development strategy which drives new sales for the business and helps the business achieve its long-term vision for its transformational purpose. You will have succeeded if solid long-term relationships have been developed with clients resulting in sustainable, increasing sales. The qualified candidate will have 3-5 years’ experience developing long-term relationships bases on good business ethics. S/he will hold a relevant degree or possess equivalent experience.
Manufacturer – Nepal
This for-profit, social enterprise is dedicated to creating, training and employment opportunities for survivors of exploitation and discrimination in Nepal. They are a World Fair Trade Guaranteed company, an ethical manufacturer of different products that export to North America, Australia, New Zealand and Europe. All positions pay some in-country salary that will be commensurate with experience. Cost of living is low, however some support will need to be raised.
Business Development Manager – The successful Business Development Manager will be enthusiastic, motivated, and confident, as well as passionate about results, growth and helping people transform their lives. S/he will be able to identify the right opportunities, enjoys connecting with potential clients, be independent, creative, self-directed and good with numbers. In this role s/he will be responsible for a variety of activities including developing a long-term growth strategy for manufacturing, coordinating sales activity with other departments, and developing customer relationships based on ethics, reliability and best practices. Location is negotiable. This position reports to the Director located in Nepal.
Marketing Manager, and Sustainability Coordinator – Some of the characteristics of a successful marketing manager and sustainability coordinator are creativity, effective communication skills, ability to market through social media and utilize analytics. While the candidate doesn’t need to be a sustainability expert, s/he should be interested in having a positive impact on the environment and should be able to do research on this topic and learn quickly. This position is located in Nepal and reports to the Sales and Marketing Team Leader.
Project Manager – The qualified Project Manager should have experience leading and managing complex projects in an operations environment, and be able to develop strong, healthy relationships with customers and internal departments. S/he should be detail oriented, a learner, passionate about continuous improvement and articulate. This position is located in Nepal and reports to the Lead Project Manager.
Labor Training Manager – The successful Labor Training Manager will be able to learn new operations quickly, able to teach and mentor others, have a continuous improvement mindset, and work well across cultural/language barriers. The qualified candidate will be keen to learn Nepali and have possess 3-5 years’ manufacturing experience. This position is located in Nepal and reports to the Operations Manager.
Engineering Company – South Asia
This construction/Civil Engineering company was established in the 1960s. It directly employs approximately 35 staff. The Company offers high quality design and construction services with the honesty and integrity that would serve as a witness to Christ across the country. It generates employment, manifests an ongoing commitment to training and has contributed in significant ways to the work of charitable organizations in the country. The company remains strong in terms of engineering excellence and technical competency.
Technical Director – The Technical Director should have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in the construction industry, as well as experience in financing projects, tendering projects and financial management – preferably in the developing world. S/he would hold a university level engineering qualification (Civil engineering or Architecture being the most suitable) together with professional registration in some form. This position is responsible for all technical drawing and construction specifications for materials, project costing and all other technical details of each project. This position is one of the top leadership roles in the company. The person who fills this role will have significant influence over business strategy, direction and community events/interactions with the local culture. While English is the language of business, local language learning is recommended. Some in country salary will be paid, however, some support will also need be raises. Benefits, including stock ownership, will be negotiated and will be commensurate with experience and ability.
Internships – Various BAM Companies
OPEN is looking for interns for between 6-12 weeks to work in BAM Companies in Africa, Middle East and all parts of Asia. 2020 Internships will be posted in October! More information
Agriculture Company for Ownership Transfer in East Asia
We are an American company registered as manufacturer of small agriculture machines. We can also import and sell small ag related products; develop, produce and sell, environmental protection tech/equipment, greenhouse technology; consulting, horticulture, seeds fertilizers etc. Including VAT license, and I-E approval. Download PDF for more info
University Lecturers in China
Academics In Asia offers a variety of academic courses to be taught at a university in Central China. Courses are in primarily through two departments: the School of Foreign Languages and School of Business. Academic teachers prepare lectures and discussions for classes of 60 students on average, and multimedia classrooms are assigned for these courses. The full-time teaching load for academics is 12 class hours a week, providing ample time for preparation and meeting with students. Textbooks and other resources, including supervision, are provided. Applicants with corresponding degrees, teaching experience or work experience in an academic course discipline will be considered for openings. There are vacancies in the following subject areas: Business teachers, English composition, Marketing coordinator, Film producer, Golf instructor. Apply by February 1st, 2020.
Practical Education Network, STEM Education in Ghana
Practical Education Network (PEN) is a social, mission-driven enterprise that promotes STEM education in Ghana. PEN trains STEM teachers to deploy hands-on activities using locally-available materials, so that students can learn experientially and develop problem-solving skills. With over 100 local trainers, 3,000+ teachers trained, and half a million students reached, PEN is making an impact in the Ghanaian education ecosystem, and has a vision of reaching all of West Africa within the next 5 years. Join us in the journey!
Various Positions – Web Essentials, Software Development in Cambodia
Passionate about developing software and developing people? We are looking for experienced professionals to join our Cambodia and Switzerland based team. Web Essentials is an innovative, web development agency providing high quality services to international customers. Founded on Open Source and Christian values, we partner with clients to build quality digital experiences while building further capacity and opportunities for young Cambodians. We are pioneering fair trade software development – delivering excellent quality and social impact. We are looking for like-minded people to come onboard our mission.
Chief Technology Officer: Works at the intersection of technology and human development. The role ensures the organization has skilled and competent human resources to deliver quality products to clients and provides leadership in all areas of technology: systems architecture, local development tools, QA processes, coding standards, and product development. Link to job description
Sales Executive: Collaborates with an international team to generate new business and maintain existing customers in strategic markets that align with the Web Essentials Sales strategy. With a special focus on using technology to solve tough problems in developing countries, the Sales Executive builds strong relationships with our customers to find creative solutions that helps them achieve their organizational goals. Link to job description
Various Positions – Khalibre, Software Development in Cambodia
Working with Khalibre means changing lives:
- Locally- in Cambodia by providing discipleship opportunities, professional skills development and real jobs.
- Globally- our enterprise software helps 1,000’s of missionaries spread the gospel around the world.
We are looking for women and men with good technical skills and a desire for cross cultural missions.
Technology Coach and Mentor – Are you an experienced software engineer who is able to design and implement complex social network and enterprise solutions for a global audience? Link to job description
Software Project Manager / Product Owner – Are you an experienced software project manager or product owner who is able to design enterprise web solutions for a global audience? Link to job description
Liferay Technical Architect – Looking for an experienced technical architect who is able to design and implement Liferay solutions and be an agent of transformation in peoples’ lives in Cambodia. Link to job description
Business Analyst– Are you an experienced Business Analyst who is able to design enterprise web solutions for a global audience, creating impact through excellent work, sharing expertise and building friendships. Link to job description
Front End Web Developer – Are you an experienced front end web developer with good UX skills for enterprise web solutions? If you want to do excellent work, share expertise and build friendships then this cross-cultural mission challenge is for you! Contact here
Visual & Interaction Designer – Are you an experienced Visual and Interaction Designer who can take basic mock-ups and bring them to life in beautiful and creative ways? Then you can be an agent of transformation in peoples’ lives in Cambodia with Khalibre. Contact here
UX Designer – Are you an experienced UX Designer who is able to design enterprise web solutions for a global audience? Then you can transform lives in Cambodia and for 1,000’s of missionaries globally at Khalibre. Link to job description
Software Testing Lead – Do you have vast experience in software testing and have a desire to pass on your life and professional experience to young Khmer who are starting out in the technology industry? Contact here
Consulting Manager – Karisimbi Business Partners in Rwanda
Karisimbi Business Partners (KBP) is a socially motivated management consulting and investment services firm focused on mid-market enterprise development. Delivering solutions for the challenges facing companies in Rwanda and the surrounding region, KBP works directly with promising ventures to ensure business strategy, management and resources are aligned for company growth and success. We are seeking a Consulting Manager to join our growing team of local and expatriate consultants who can provide leadership across project delivery, business development, staff management, and company operations. Download PDF | Visit Company Website
Consulting & Tentmaking Positions in Asia and Middle East – via Scatter Global
Manager: For a small missional business in China. Looking for a manager for a small culture consulting company who will ideally take over ownership of the business. Our current main businesses are: cultural exchange programs, and vision tours in China. Link to job description
Executive Coach: Involves assessing and tracking leadership development. Requires ICF certification and excellent facilitation skills with the ability to facilitate workshops effectively for diverse audiences. Link to job description
Change Management Consultant: Should have 10-15 years of experience with large organizations, Deep experience in change management, Proven record of managing and leading change in organizations Link to job description
English Teachers – Vietnam: Schools in Hanoi, Vietnam, are seeking full-time qualified teachers for English Teaching jobs this fall. Link to job description
Manual Machinist (USA based): Perform complex lathe/milling operations by utilizing medium to large machines including manual lathes/mills. Inspect complex parts for defects and wear. The company is an international manufacturing and engineering company, and these roles will be located in Florida, USA. Other opportunities available as well! Link to job description
Registered Nurses – Pediatrics and/ ALL Specialties: Nurses of all specialties needed – multiple hospitals with need and availability. Link to job description.
Teachers – Kazakhstan : Looking for an opportunity to impact the lives of children and parents in a leading school situated in a beautiful part of Kazakhstan? Look no further! Link to job description
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