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MicroSave is a market leader in providing consulting services to retail financial institutions globally.

Our clients include leading commercial banks, microfinance banks, SACCOs, and microfinance institutions and multilateral and bi-lateral donors.

With increasing demand for our services, MicroSave intends to recruit one of more Junior Consultants to join its team in Kenya.

Job description: 


The successful candidate will be trained on MicroSave approaches and tools and will subsequently graduate to become a full consultant offering technical assistance and training to financial service providers in the following areas:

  • Business planning and financial modelling,
  • Financial management and analysis,
  • Costing/pricing of financial services,
  • Credit risk management
  • Operational risk management
  • Planning/implementing product pilot-tests and rollouts,
  • Re-engineering of process, policies and procedures.
A critical component of MicroSave’s work is field research in line with its orientation of providing market-led solutions to financial services.

The candidate will therefore be expected to conduct field based research in carrying out assignments from time to time.

Location: 

The Junior Consultant will be based in Nairobi but with extensive travel in the African region.

Experience: 

Interested persons should have at least 3 years professional experience in retail banking preferably in credit and operational risk management or compliance

Age: Applicants must be between 25 and 35 years of age.

Skills: This position requires a wide range of skills, specifically:
  • Strong cost accounting, business planning, and financial modelling skills,
  • Strong field orientation and proven inter personal skills,
  • Highly developed computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and
  • High quality English speaking and writing ability and a professional demeanour.
Education: Part or full CPA or equivalent is a requirement. Masters level degree (or higher) in Finance / Business Administration is a definite advantage.

Language: Excellent spoken and written English and Kiswahili. Additional working language is an advantage but not mandatory.

Salary: Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience.

Availability: State availability in your covering email/letter.

Deadline:
 Deadline for applications is 4pm Fri. 27th April 2012.

Correspondence: Applications should be addressed to MD Africa and sent by email only to associate@microsave.net including a detailed CV

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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