Careers Junior Consultants

Junior Consultants

1-2Yrs

Nairobi,Kenya with frequent local and international travel

The successful applicants will have a minimum of 1 year professional experience at the work place preferably in a reputable consulting firm, or prior experience working in. the Telecommunication or Banking sector. They should have adequate exposure to working in a multi-stakeholder and multi-cultural environment.

2017-04-01

Key Functions will include:
·Giving input on technical assignments and advisory services to international clients under the supervision, guidance and mentorship of senior staff
·Conduct strategic assessments required from time to time so as to grow industry and subject matter knowledge
·Participate in executing Helix trainings and curriculum development in French
·Originate and develop thought leadership products to share knowledge in contribution to the evolving industry via print and media
 
Qualities & Skills: This position requires an energetic, self-motivated individuals with a key eye for detail and skills in web development and excellent communication skills both in English and French.

Other relevant skills include:
·Bilingual French (native)/English written and spoken
·Creativity on idea generation and a keenness on execution
·Excellent analytical skills
·Confident, ambitious, client focused, zealous
·Strong entrepreneurial and interpersonal skills
 
Education:  Bachelor of Arts/Science degree in degree in business, social sciences or technology graduates.
 
Compensation: A competitive compensation will be negotiated with the right candidate, commensurate with experience and skills. Please state current and salary expectations in your application.

Availability:  State availability in your application letter. 

Correspondence:Applications and detailed CV to be addressed to MicroSave HR Manager-Africa and sent by email to careers@microsave.net, marking the subject as: JUNIOR CONSULTANT
 
Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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Impact

For almost 20 years, MicroSave has:

  • Improved credit, savings, insurance and payments products by understanding the poor's financial needs, aspirations, perceptions and behaviours
  • Converted clients to a market-led approach
  • Published papers offering key insights into financial inclusion in Africa and Asia
  • Trained thousands of leading financial inclusions specialists
  • Developed newsletters, notes, research papers with a more global perspective

MicroSave In Numbers

  • Worked with over 200 banks, MFIs and MNOs
  • Helped to develop and test over 200 different financial inclusion products and channels
  • Supported seven MFI transformations and a bank listing in Africa
  • Designed and implemented nearly 75 digital finance projects across Africa, Asia and Latin America
  • Implemented Social Performance Management systems for 23 clients
  • Researched and published in-depth financial market intelligence for 56 African and Asian countries
  • Published over 550 papers, focus and briefing notes, and other print, and online publications
  • Developed 35 toolkits translated into over 15 languages