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Senior MSME Lending Consultant (Africa)

Business & Finance Consulting (BFC) (www.bfconsulting.com), a Swiss-based leading development finance consulting boutique with a global footprint in over 60 countries, invites applications for a Senior MSME Lending Consultant with experience in banking and MSME lending in developing countries of Africa.

Duration: Long-term/ Full-time / Part-time
Duty station: various locations in Africa

Job responsibilities:
  • Carry out needs’ assessment and identify financial intermediaries to participate in the upgrade of MSME lending processes
  • Conduct diagnostic actions to identify main restrictions for financial intermediaries to provide finance for MSMEs in the region
  • Review and improve financial intermediaries’ business model and strategy
  • Design and deliver training programs for senior and middle management of banks and MFIs
  • Develop promotion strategies and encourage the organisation of outreach events and awareness raising of MSME lending
  • Elaborate and present reports in a timely manner

Requirements:
  • University degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Banking, or other relevant field
  • At least 10 years of experience in micro and small business lending and/ or banking
  • Significant experience in coordinating international programmes
  • Experience in delivering and organising training, coaching, and mentoring activities
  • Proven track record in developing countries of Africa
  • Excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills in English and French

We are looking for highly motivated, proactive and result-oriented professionals to join our team of experts for the on-going and upcoming projects.
Interested candidates are invited to submit a CV and a cover letter by clicking the "Apply Now" button below.

The applications will be assessed on a rolling basis and the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. 

Thank you for your application!
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