More than 100,000 people have found their dream job through Fuzu.

CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS

Manager - Digital Financial Services

Closing: Sep 10, 2022

This position has expired

Published: Sep 5, 2022 (26 days ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Work experience:

Language skills:

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Sign up to view job details.

Description

The Manager - Digital Financial Services, Anglophone Africa will have specific responsibilities that include:

  • Lead business development efforts to create new project opportunities through engagement with existing and potential partners,
  •  Support in undertaking technical assistance to clients while ensuring high quality of delivery and strict adherence to timelines,
  •  Support the processes of report writing and data analysis,
  •  Execute assignments with the utmost diligence, attention to detail, and focus on quality,
  •  Contribute to organizational development by being a team player, mentoring colleagues, and upholding organizational culture, values, and reputation,
  •  Develop and publish knowledge resources (blogs, case studies, etc. ) by identifying key issues, lessons learned, and best practices in programs and projects undertaken with different clients and in different geographies,
  •  Willing to travel and spend 40-50% of the time on on-site assignments.

Requirements

Desired qualifications:

  •  A bachelor's degree in business administration or other relevant professional qualifications in line with the areas of specialization.

Desired Experience:

  •  Thorough understanding of bank, or other Financial Services for the Poor (FSP) functions including understanding of Digital Financial Services,
  •  Technical knowledge in product development is required,
  •  Excellent communication skills, writing skills, presentation skills.

Skills and competencies:

  •  A strong field orientation and proven interpersonal skills,
  •  Leadership skills, decision-making skills, problem-solving skills, and people-management skills,
  •  Excellent spoken and written English,
  •  Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


Responsibilities

Description

The Manager - Digital Financial Services, Anglophone Africa will have specific responsibilities that include:

  • Lead business development efforts to create new project opportunities through engagement with existing and potential partners,
  •  Support in undertaking technical assistance to clients while ensuring high quality of delivery and strict adherence to timelines,
  •  Support the processes of report writing and data analysis,
  •  Execute assignments with the utmost diligence, attention to detail, and focus on quality,
  •  Contribute to organizational development by being a team player, mentoring colleagues, and upholding organizational culture, values, and reputation,
  •  Develop and publish knowledge resources (blogs, case studies, etc. ) by identifying key issues, lessons learned, and best practices in programs and projects undertaken with different clients and in different geographies,
  •  Willing to travel and spend 40-50% of the time on on-site assignments.

Requirements

Desired qualifications:

  •  A bachelor's degree in business administration or other relevant professional qualifications in line with the areas of specialization.

Desired Experience:

  •  Thorough understanding of bank, or other Financial Services for the Poor (FSP) functions including understanding of Digital Financial Services,
  •  Technical knowledge in product development is required,
  •  Excellent communication skills, writing skills, presentation skills.

Skills and competencies:

  •  A strong field orientation and proven interpersonal skills,
  •  Leadership skills, decision-making skills, problem-solving skills, and people-management skills,
  •  Excellent spoken and written English,
  •  Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


Detailed Responsibilities: Business Development

  • Build relationships with existing and potential clients,
  •  Take initiatives to develop Client Relationship,
  •  Develop and submit proposals to generate business - particularly for the Practice Group s/he be part of,
  •  Represent MSC at conferences etc. ,
  •  Author/ Co-author thematic publications to be developed from field experiences (Focus notes/ Briefing notes),
  •  Actively engage in Marketing Activities and participate in Digital Media dialogues (blogs, discussion forums, etc. )

Human Capital Development

  •  Conduct 'Quality of Delivery'/ Feedback assessments with team members after assignment execution in line with the quality control guidelines,
  •  Assist and support the development of other staff by providing guidance and advice where appropriate,
  •  Share knowledge with staff and create opportunities for mentoring,
  •  Take ownership of self-development by acquiring skills and knowledge which add value to the organization.

Business Execution

  •  Lead or assist with the planning and implementation of medium/ large technical assistance assignments,
  •  Conduct assignment set-up and de-brief meetings of assignments where s/he will be responsible,
  •  Build rapport with various contact points at the client organization for the successful execution of the assignments,
  •  Plan and execute assignments with utmost due diligence,
  •  Oversee and support the process of report writing and data analysis,
  •  Review training courses delivered, research papers prepared, a curriculum developed, and technical assistance provided to clients,
  •  Contribute to the development of MSC's toolkits and other publications.


Applications submitted via Fuzu have 32% higher chance of getting shortlisted.

Don’t miss your chance to work at MicroSave Consulting. Enter your email to start your application now