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Savings Groups & Financial Inclusion Specialist

WVI

This is a Full-time position in Lusaka posted 20/09/2021.

WVI Jobs in Lusaka Savings Groups & Financial Inclusion Specialist Carreer opportunities in Lusaka vacancies in WVI at Lusaka

# Job Description

JOB OPPORTUNITY

World Vision Zambia WVZ Limited is a faith-based Organization dealing with
Relief aid, Development, and Advocacy dedicated to working with children,
families, and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. WVZ is part of
World Vision International and serves all people regardless of religion, race,
tribe, or gender. We are currently working on 38 large-scale programs in over
30 districts in Zambia.

Position: Saving Groups & Financial Inclusion Specialist

Reporting to: Enhanced Livelihoods &Resilience Technical Program Manager

Location: Lusaka

Purpose of the Position:

The Savings Groups & Financial Inclusion Specialist will be responsible for
providing technical support for improved access to financial services through
Savings for Transformation S4T approaches / initiatives and oversee linkages
of S4T groups to formal financial institutions. Working closely with formal
financial institutions to develop and promote digital financial platforms that
enhance the efficiency and operations of S4T groups. Support the design of
studies /survey to develop new products that are suitable for saving group
members using digital platforms that will enable clients parents and
caregivers save and borrow efficiently in order to enable them provide well
for their children.

Major Responsibilities:

Designing Financial Inclusion Projects

–>Support designing of Saving for Transformation S4T and Digital financial inclusion projects.

Promote uptake of Digital Financial Services that are Inclusive

–>Conduct assessments to Identify and map out relevant Digital Finance Services platforms/products for adoption by Savings Groups.
–>Support development, review and adaptation of IEC materials for promotion of DFS by Mobile Money Network operators/Agents

Ensure Financial Inclusion Project are implemented effectively.

–>Provide Technical support to ensure quality implementation of S4T groups and digital finance linkages.
–>Conduct annual monitoring Indicators surveys for the Program and lead Baseline/evaluations for the all financial inclusion Program

Documentation and reporting

–>Reporting and communication to demonstrate progress against key program/project indicators for the Program including documentation of best practices.

Staff Capacity Building

–>Support capacity building training for WVZ staff, partners, Community Agents mobile money agents, and Champion in financial , and S4T approach/ methodology to increase number of savers and opportunities for affordable credit.
–>Develop or contextualize training materials for staff, partners and community beneficiaries.

MIS Data & Analysis

–>Working in close collaboration with the DME to establish and maintain S4T and financial inclusion data base.
–>Provide leadership in the management of program information management system and support DFs in the process of data collection.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience:

–>Bachelor Degree in Development Studies, Social Science, Sociology, Economics or its equivalent.
–>Experience in designing & implementation of Savings Groups & financial Inclusion projects with special emphasis in Digital Financial Services.
–>Good level of proficiency in working with various Saving Groups Management Information systems.
–>Demonstrated ability to build strong networks with various institutions Banks, Mobile Network Operations, Mobile Money Agents etc.
–>Committed to World Vision Values
–>Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters.
–>Communications, interpersonal, analytical, conflict management, negotiation, and networking skills are highly desired
–>Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment, and must be a mature Christian.

NOTE:

“World Vision Zambia is committed to the protection of children and adult
beneficiaries from all forms of abuse and sexual exploitation. All employment
is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background
checks, including criminal record checks”.

Applications will close by 27 September 2021. Only those who meet the
requirements will be contacted.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply; ONLY shortlisted candidates will be
contacted!

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URL:: Link to Apply

[ **Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here**
]https://careers.wvi.org/jobs/zambia/field-operations/savings-groups-and-
financial-inclusion-specialist/17741

Closing Date : 30th September , 2021.

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