SENIOR ACCESS TO FINANCE ADVISOR

Vacancy Number:KVID20180723-56134
Title: SENIOR ACCESS TO FINANCE ADVISOR
Category:Accounting & Finance
Duration:One year with possibility of extension
Exp.:2018-07-23-(5 Months Ago)
Jobs no:1
Salary:Grade B NTA salary scale
Gender:Male/Female

Location

Organization:DAI/WIE |About DAI/WIE
City:Kabul
Country:AF

Qualification

Education:Masters degree
Work Experience:Masters degree with 5 relevant or Bachelor Years
Qualification:

Qualifications:



Minimum five years of experience working with commercial banks SME financing microfinance institutions and/or international development program to improve access to finance with a master’s degree preferably in banking or finance business administration economics commerce; or 10 year experience with bachelor’s degree preferably in business administration economics or commerce.

Good understanding of conventional and Islamic financial products.

Entrepreneurial willing to take calculated risk.

Able to work independently and take responsibility for translating concepts into implementable activities.

Good networker ideally with well-established network in commercial banks microfinance institutions and private sector in general.

Able to focus on project objectives and work collaboratively toward the goals

Fluency in English is required.

Demonstrated familiarity with constraints faced by women-owned and/or majority women enterprises in Afghanistan on areas of access to finance.

Ability to travel to regional offices – Mazar Jalalabad Kandahar and Herat.



 



Reporting:



The position reports to the PSD Component Team Lead


Duties & Responsibilities

Purpose:



WIE’s Private Sector Development [PSD] component has been charged with growing revenues through innovative approaches to private sector development. Innovation will require thinking about private sector development in a new way and working with non-traditional partners in addition to leveraging other donor projects. New solutions may be found anywhere including private sector solutions to changes in developed markets. 



 



Senior Access to Finance Advisor will be in-charge of the PSD component Access to Finance portfolio on the whole. The individual will constantly interact with microfinance institutions commercial banks other stakeholders and with other PSD component managers and regional offices of WIE to work on identifying new initiatives manage the current access to finance portfolio and work with WIE client businesses to help increase access to finance for WIE client businesses.



 



Objective and Duties:



Manage the current WIE’s portfolio of access to finance currently 4 activities in the portfolio;

Track document and constantly update all the microfinance institutions’ and commercial banks’ various loan products on offer to private businesses;

Give timely instructions and technical advisory to PSD component team and regional teams in working with WIE client businesses on subject of access to finance;

Assess and review capacity of WIE client businesses that wish to apply for some loan;

Propose new initiatives to facilitate access to finance through WIE or in collaboration with other stakeholders;

Assist WIE on conducting researches surveys and other studies on the subject matter;

Serve as deputy for PSD component Team Lead;

Other activities assigned by PSD component Team Lead.


Submission Guideline

To apply: Please send your CV & Covering letter to below email address and include SENIOR ACCESS TO FINANCE ADVISOR in the subject line of the application

Email:[email protected]
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