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Junior Consultants

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 or 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. 

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 be required 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 within Kenya and in the African region.

Experience:
 

Interested persons should have at least 3 years professional experience in retail banking or microfinance and experience in at least one of finance and accounting, agricultural finance and SME finance.

Qualities & Skills

This position requires a wide range of qualities and skills, specifically:
·                     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.
·                     A high degree of self-drive, enthusiasm, flexibility and ability to work with minimal supervision
Education: 

A first degree is required. A second degree is a definite advantage.

Age

Applicants must be between 27 and 35 years of age.

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. State current and salary expectations in your application letter.

Availability:
 State availability in your application letter.

Deadline:
 Deadline for applications is 4pm Fri. 28th September 2012.

Correspondence:
 

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

Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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