Friday, March 8, 2019

Job Vacancy at IESC March 2019: Project Management for Financial Institutions Volunteer Expert

Job Vacancy at IESC March 2019: Project Management for Financial Institutions Volunteer Expert

Project Management for Financial Institutions Volunteer Expert

The Tanzania Enabling Growth through Investment and Enterprise Program (ENGINE) is a four-year, USAID-funded Feed the Future activity awarded through the Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA), that aims to streamline and enhance many of the regulatory, informational and financial channels that encourage domestic and foreign investment in the southern mainland agricultural regions of Mbeya, Morogoro, and Iringa, and in Zanzibar. Nafasi za kazi 2019

ENGINE works at the district level, using a broad-based approach to engage with district Local Government Authorities (LGAs), private sector associations, business development service providers, financial institutions and small and medium enterprises. The program’s activities are divided into three main components:

Implement policies for growth. Build the capacity of the private sector to effectively dialogue with the government to set the policy agenda and improve the capacity of the public sector to implement policies.
Equip businesses for growth. Strengthen SME capacity and foster the growth and capacity of a sustainable market for business development services (BDS) in Tanzania.
Access to finance for growth. Broaden access to finance for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), especially women and youth entrepreneurs and those working within agricultural value chains, to facilitate increased investment and growth.

Volunteer Qualifications
Minimum 10 years’ experience in a project management position required.
Experience in financial services is strongly preferred. Nafasi za ajira 2019

Qualifications in Project and Program Management PMP, PMI, PMBOK or PRINCE2
Lean / Six Sigma certification, or equivalent would be a plus
University level of education in management, banking, finance, accounting, economics or related field preferred;

Strong organizational and analytical skills.
Excellent interpersonal, communication and training skills, including training in group settings;
Ability to address issues, challenges, questions and concerns in a professional, respectful, logical and timely manner;
Flexibility and adaptability to cross-cultural environments;
Good writing and computer skills; Ajira leo
Experience working in developing countries is preferred.