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Agricultural Lending Consultant (Georgia)

We at Business & Finance Consulting (BFC, have a long-lasting successful track record in implementing innovative and sustainable financing schemes to support farmers and agribusinesses in emerging markets. We are working with the major players of the international development finance industry and seek to strengthen our consulting team.
We are inviting applicants for the Agricultural Lending Consultant position, to become a part of our fast-paced and proactive international team.
Duty station: Tbilisi and regions of Georgia. Candidates outside Georgia need to be open to relocation.
Duration: full-time/ part-time input (project-based)
Job responsibilities:
  • Advise and assist partner financial institutions (PFIs) in best practice lending approaches to rural MSME, agribusiness, and farmers
  • Lead the diagnostics, design and implementation of Value Chain Finance products of PFIs
  • Develop the strategy for the enhancement of the agricultural lending operations
  • Set-up agricultural lending scheme and participate in the development of adequate lending procedures and policies
  • Design new financial products for rural MSMEs
  • Assess capacity building needs, design and implement necessary training measures for PFIs
  • At least 5 years of lending experience in banks or microfinance institutions
  • Practical experience in agricultural lending
  • Good knowledge of international good case practices in agricultural lending
  • Experience in data analysis and/or research reports is an advantage
  • Problems solving skill and development of innovative approaches
  • Practical experience in CIS region is an asset
  • Strong analytical, reporting, and presentation skills
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Ability to perform under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Fluent Georgian, English, and Russian (both written and spoken)
We are looking for a highly motivated, proactive and result oriented professional. We offer to join a dynamic team and a positive work atmosphere. Interested candidates are invited to submit a CV and a cover letter by clicking the “Apply Now” button below.

The applications are assessed on an on-going basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your application!
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