Heifer International Access to Finance Manager Jobs in Tanzania

Heifer International Access to Finance Manager Jobs in Tanzania


Heifer Project International (HPI) is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identify, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical guidance on access to finance-related issues and work with “partners” to ensure the design and delivery of financial literacy training program to EAYIP’s beneficiaries and Business Development services (BDS) providers.
  • Promote and facilitate the access to savings accounts by youth, and advise youth in the creation of savings and credit groups, when relevant
  • Work closely with financial institutions to develop youth-friendly financial products and services while building their capacity to borrow
  • Build capacity of youth savings groups to develop bankable business plans and facilitate access to credit.
  • Increase financial literacy for the youth
    Coordinate and support the youth to develop bankable business plans and facilitate access to credit.
  • Design appropriate financial curriculum and materials
  • Assist youth groups in designing teasers/investor documents/business plans/business presentations and any additional data requests by the Financial Institution.
  • Perform analysis of current supply and demand of financial solutions for youth, smallholder farmers, SMEs
  • Develop and update Access to Finance strategy.
  • Identify investment opportunities in the value chains and coordinate and support business strategies and plans for the clients
  • In collaboration with implementing “partner” organizations, design monitoring and evaluation framework and
    ensure that key indicators for access to finances are monitored
  • Supervise the design and delivery of training programs in accounting, loan application processes, product pricing and marketing, business management to the implementing “partners” and the youth
  • Train youth and Producer Business Groups (PBGs) on uses of agricultural credit, and bank staff on crop profitability, crop cycles and risks and basic financial management and commerce
  • Train youth and PBGs on requirements to access credit and foster links with a financial institution loan scheme
  • Design appropriate finance training curriculum, review of existing materials, development database, and compile financial access case studies

    Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus seven (7) years of relevant financial program experience in development work in Tanzania.
  • Specialized training in community mobilization, business development, and rural financial services is required
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Financial Management, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Enterprise development or related field from a reputable university
    For profit business experience at a leadership.
  • Seven years of field experience in implementing community development projects including financial access, integration of farmer groups into formal banking, savings and lending and income generation activities in Tanzania or East Africa
  • Excellent networking and liaison skills.
  • Excellent writing skills, including report writing.
  • Ability to plan and yet accommodate unexpected tasks.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 13th September


    For more information and job application details, see; VSO Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Manager Jobs in TanzaniaHeifer International Access to Finance Manager Jobs in Tanzania

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