Early-Stage Finance Pillar Job in Kenya

Job Description

Early-Stage Finance Pillar

Builds and scale early-stage finance for enterprises by pushing the investment frontier forward. This is achieved through: Supporting demonstration of innovative financing solutions to reach underserved segments and crowding in further capital and building the enabling ecosystem to further extend the possibility frontier and mobilise funding from broader sources. The pillar’s purpose is to drive market-facing innovation in early-stage finance, utilizing a venture-building approach to test and validate new solutions. Additionally, the Early-Stage Finance Pillar coordinates FSD Africa’s Carbon Market Development, a collaborative cross-pillar program.

Academic requirement:

 Ongoing or recently completed undergraduate degree in Economics, Finance, Development Studies, Environmental Sciences, or related field.

Eligibility Criteria


To be eligible, you must:

Be currently enrolled in a four-year college or university Undergraduate Degree course OR a master’s degree course at the time of application and during the internship.

Have completed at least three years of full-time studies if you are currently pursuing a four-year college or university Undergraduate Degree course.

Have graduated within the last 12 months at the beginning of the internship.

Skills and Competencies

Strong interest in the Development or the Financial sector.

Relevant training aligned with FSD Africa programs.

Proficiency in written and spoken English.

Computer literacy.

Ability to interact effectively with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds and uphold FSD Africa’s core values.

How To Apply

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