GOAL Financial Inclusion Team Leader Jobs in Ethiopia

GOAL Financial Inclusion Team Leader Jobs in Ethiopia

Description of the P2R Programme

  • Pathways 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.

    Key responsibilities

  • 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.

    Job Requirements

    Join Us

  • 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 goaljobs@et.goal.ie

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