GOAL Financial Inclusion Team Leader Jobs in Ethiopia
GOAL Financial Inclusion Team Leader Jobs in EthiopiaDescription of the P2R ProgrammePathways to Resilience is a five-year initiative (2020 – 2024), implemented by PCI, iDE and GOAL, targeting pastoral and agro pastoral communities in Bale, Borena, Guji, S. Omo and Dawa.
The purpose of P2R is to improve resilience through improved food security and inclusive economic growth, it is supported by USAID in Ethiopia with a budget of $30 million.
The programme has five components, each led by a consortium member, PCI as the consortium lead have overall programme and grant management and are responsible for monitoring, evaluation and learning using USAID’s Collaboration, Adaptation & Learning (CLA) approach.
The programme components are
Disaster risk management including access to informal financial services, PCI will lead.
Diversified sustainable economic opportunities for people transitioning out of pastoralism, iDE will lead.
Intensified and sustained pastoral and agro-pastoral production and marketing, water and natural resource management and access to formal financial services, GOAL will lead.
Improved nutritional status of women and children, GOAL will lead.
A crisis modifier to respond to sudden onset shocks while preserving development gains, PCI will manage with all partners participating.
About the Position
The Financial Inclusion Facilitator will co-design, co-invest and manage multiple partnerships with Financial Service Providers (FSP) to increase access to formal financial products and services for pastoral and agro-pastoral communities.
Additionally, the post holder will manage and provide Business Development Services and support private sector partners in the livestock and crop market system to secure appropriate investment.
The post holder is required to manage a small team, be able to work independently, be solution orientated and have a business and finance background and the life and professional experience to work appropriately with corporate entities, SMEs and consortium partners.
Financial services (demand & supply): have a detailed understanding of how the financial sector works, its players and their products and services and the barriers pastoral and agro-pastoral communities have to accessing financial services.
Partnership management : Identify and manage partnerships with financial service providers to extend financial services to pastoral and agro-pastoral communities.
Business Development Services (BDS): build business capacity with private sector partners who have capacity to grow and extend access to goods and services in the livestock and crop market systems.
Team management: Manage a small team of financial inclusion officers in order to achieve P2Rs financial inclusion objectives to increase access to formal financial services for pastoral and agro pastoral communities.
Collaboration, learning and adaptation (CLA): Manage joint initiatives adaptively to identify what work (and what does not), take successful initiatives to scale and contribute to learning in financial inclusion for pastoral and agro-pastoral communities within the consortium and more broadly within the sector.
Do you want to join an exciting organization that brings high level impact to the community and add value to your professional advancement?
Then join us if you have
At least 7 years previous experience in private business agencies and commercial finance preferably from the bank and micro-finance industries
An appropriate diploma or degree in economics, agricultural economics, agri-business, accounting, business administrations and related disciplines
Able to work independently and act on own initiative
Good communication, facilitation, and negotiation skills
Good computer skills with ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.
Good English language skills
Those with only NGO experience are discouraged from applying.
Desirable qualities, skills and competences
Qualified and experienced candidates who have remarkable experience on Financial Inclusion.
This description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties and responsibilities associated with the position
How to Apply
Interested and qualified applicants need to submit ONLY once their non - returnable application with CV for one vacancy.
The vacancy reference number along with the title & Duty station need to be written in the application letter and/or subject of the email.
Applicants can apply using the following option.
Applicants can directly apply on line using www.ethiojobs.net or firstname.lastname@example.org
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