FinDevgateWay Project Manager Financial Inclusion Jobs in Tanzania

FinDevgateWay Project Manager Financial Inclusion Jobs in Tanzania

About the Job:

Pact Ventures is seeking a Project Manager of Financial Inclusion to be located in the Pact Tanzania Country Office in Dar es Salaam for a 12-month contract with the opportunity to convert into a full-time position upon the successful achievement of key milestones.

Beginning in Tanzania, the Project Manager will execute partnerships with financial institutions, fintechs, and other key private sector companies needed to grow Pact's existing group-based savings and loans solution.

The Project Manager will understand current trends in financial services for low-income customer segments, including relevant products like savings groups, financial literacy, microfinance, microinsurance, and digital financial services.

S/he will have demonstrated experience in translating market and consumer insights into actionable interventions and implementing programs through Pact's network of local community organizations.

S/he will need to communicate effectively with both social and private sector organizations to design and implement effective financial inclusion solutions and innovative partnerships.

The Project Manager will be responsible for operationalizing financial inclusion initiatives with various social, private, and public sector partners (beginning in Tanzania) and delivering improved financial inclusion outcomes.

The role will require familiarity with and ability to navigate USAID projects and experience with implementation by working with/through local partners.

The Project Manager will coordinate across Pact teams on broader organizational priorities, including research analysis, training and capacity development, and data collection/reporting.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Manage external consultant in development of financial literacy content.
  • Coordinate and facilitate “train the trainer” sessions on new financial literacy curriculum.
  • Administer surveys and other evaluation tools to benchmark baseline and measure impact from financial literacy training.
  • Drive execution of key deliverables in coordination with Pact Tanzania and Pact Ventures team members and external partner working groups.
  • Identify and resolve problems during implementation to optimize financial inclusion objectives through best practices.
  • Lead regular check-ins with Pact Tanzania and D.C.-based teams on progress updates, milestone/deliverable progress, and emerging challenges.
  • Identify,
    staff, and manage additional team members as needed in collaboration with Pact Tanzania Human Resources.
  • Act as day-to-day point of contact for private sector and implementing partners.
  • Produce materials for stakeholder management and communication, including regular updates and meetings.
  • Schedule and lead regular meetings between private sector partners and Pact teams.
  • Evaluate New Financial Inclusion Opportunities with Pact Ventures and Pact Tanzania Corporate
  • Source and analyze collaboration and partnership opportunities to test new financial inclusion interventions and solutions.
  • Research financial inclusion landscape in Tanzania and East Africa, including but not limited to FSPs, MFIs, fintech, and other players relevant to advance financial inclusion.
  • Drive partnerships from concept to selling relevant stakeholders to closing agreement.

    Qualifications
  • Master's degree with focus on or significant exposure to financial inclusion, economic development, and international development.
  • Minimum of six years of work experience, ideally in roles with significant project management and client facing components, either in consulting or delivering on critical outcomes.
  • Minimum of three years of work experience in the design and implementation of financial services for the poor, and/or other economic development programming.
  • Demonstrated experience with or exposure to telecom, microfinance, and/or other industries relevant to improving financial inclusion.
  • Demonstrated experience with or exposure to capacity development and training in financial inclusion.
  • Experience building strong working relationships with government, private, and/or social sector organizations.
  • Ability to lead and influence without direct or formal authority, including comfort in highly matrixed operating environments.
  • Experience implementing programs or interventions through local, CSO partners.
  • Ability to think strategically and conceptually to solve problems.
  • High degree of flexibility and adaptability with a can-do attitude.
  • Ability to work independently and drive project outcomes.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Comfort in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated passion for financial inclusion and social impact.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 27th October 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; FinDevgateWay Project Manager Financial Inclusion Jobs in Tanzania

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