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2 November 2020

Manager, New FSD Strategies

Closing date

20.11.2020 12:00 pm

We are seeking to hire a Manager for New FSD Strategies. This position will be housed within the Strategy and Advocacy pillar and will report directly to the Senior Manager, New FSD Strategies and indirectly to the Director, Strategy and Advocacy. S/he will manage internal relationships with new FSD CEOs and staff and other pillar teams and will work closely with technical consultants. Externally, the Manager, New FSD Strategies will work with a range of market actors from Central Bankers and Banking leaders, to international development partners and fintech entrepreneurs.

The Manager, New FSD Strategies is responsible for driving the establishment of five new FSD offices in Ethiopia, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe and in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU). This work is highly strategic, expanding the FSD Network footprint into new and important markets. The role will support and lead the development of strategic frameworks and the population of these frameworks with a portfolio of impactful programmes and projects. To enable this effort, the role will also support and lead aspects of delivery platform development – the establishment of the FSD entities themselves.

This role requires an individual with significant knowledge and experience in inclusive finance and economic development, and a willingness to play a leading role in realising these objectives for FSD Africa. The successful candidate will be a multi-functional high performer, with the ability to manage processes, determine strategic frameworks and build an effective delivery approach.

S/he will hold a good quality bachelor’s degree from a recognised university in a relevant field (relevant post-graduate qualifications are an advantage) and will have at least five years of experience, some at a senior level, working in a relevant environment across multiple countries and institutions, including in Africa.

For more information on the role and how to apply please click here.

Applications are welcome until 20 November 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.