15 May 2017

Consultancy Deputy Technical Advisor – Financial Inclusion

Fundación Capital – Posted by FundaKDar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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Job Description

What are we offering?
Fundación Capital is currently seeking a Deputy Technical Advisor on Financial Inclusion to provide support in our work with the Government of Tanzania, financial institutions and other NGOs. S/he will be based in Dar es Salaam and will be expected to travel to other regions of Tanzania when required, under an 18 month service provision contract that is open to a longer-term employment perspective. We offer an entrepreneurial and challenging job with lots of opportunity to turn ideas into reality, working alongside an inspiring, diverse and international team.

Who are we?
Fundación Capital (FundaK) is an international organization whose team works in 14 countries across Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa, with the mission of reducing poverty and advancing economic citizenship. We work in the design, development and implementation of innovative projects, with the goal of helping individuals living in poverty to build, grow, manage and protect their financial, human, physical and social assets. (www.fundacioncapital.org)

What are the tasks and responsibilities?
○ Manage the day-to-day activities linked with providing technical advice to the Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF) on the Livelihoods Enhancement and e-Payments projects currently underway, supporting the Head of Operations in implementing the work plan.
○ Organize and/or form part of the field team that seeks to gather field-based research insights about the requirements of the people expected to benefit from the program.
○ Monitor the progress of funded projects and activities and ensure on-time performance of planned activities.
○ Oversee the production of reports that document insights from the field and generate summaries for internal and external stakeholders.
○ Identify potential interventions which will promote greater financial inclusion and seek out public and private sector partners and donors who support similar goals.
○ Advise partners on the design and implementation of effective financial inclusion strategies.
○ Attend meetings and events on financial inclusion to present the work of Fundación Capital.

Who are we looking for?
Personal Requirements
The person we are looking for should be independent, dynamic and persistent and an entrepreneurial innovator. S/he is highly committed to social and development issues and is able to relate well with the people living in poverty.
Technical Requirements
○ Languages: Oral and written fluency in Swahili and English
○ Skills & Knowledge:
➢ Broad knowledge of financial inclusion issues (e.g. mobile money, financial education, product development)
➢ Good writing skills, demonstrated through the production of reports, research papers and / or publications
➢ Management and project implementation skills
○ Work Experience:
➢ At least 4 years of work experience in the financial inclusion field or the development sector
➢ Field work with vulnerable communities preferably in Tanzania
➢ Demonstrated experience in preparing proposals for funding
➢ Previous experience in the private sector would be an advantage.
○ Education: Bachelor degree in economics, finance, development studies, community economic development or any other relevant discipline from a recognized institution; Master degree preferred.

How to Apply

How can you apply?
Please send us your CV and a concise cover letter in which you explain (1) your motivation to work with us, (2) why you would be a good addition to our team, (3) your salary expectations and your earliest possible starting date and (4) where you have found our job offer. Please note that only complete applications will be considered. Send your applications by Wednesday, 31 May 2017 to recruiting@fundacioncapital.org, with the subject line “Deputy Technical Advisor – Financial Inclusion”.

Job Categories: Director. Job Types: Consultancy.

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