eConsultant2: Consultant to support microfinance program in Morocco

Deadline: 26-Jan-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

MENA FIG Advisory Services (AS) is seeking to recruit a Short-Term Consultant (STC) to world money smallprovide support to specific microfinance projects in Morocco. This program is composed by AS projects with leading MFIs, but also actions at the sectorial level. The STC will primarily work on, but not be limited to, assisting the IFC team to perform product review assessments in leading IMFs and to organize events for the microfinance sector.

Technical Qualifications and Experience
– Bachelor degree or equivalent in Finance, Business, Law or Economics or equivalent professional qualification;
– 5 years minimum of relevant experience with international banks and/or bilateral/multilateral development institutions;
– Strong knowledge of microfinance industry and business environment of MSME
– Prior work in financial sector advisory industry and project management;
– High level of English and French, both spoken and written, Arabic speaking desirable;
Experience in translation would be an advantage;
– Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, particularly power point and excel;

Desired Background and skills:
– Strong communicator, ability to convey ideas clearly, confidently and properly with clients;
– Analytical mind able to analyze, collect and aggregate information from a variety of sources in order to distill and present data effectively to internal and external clients;
– Good interpersonal skills and team player;
– Multitasking under pressure a must;
– Commitment to development work and IFC mission

The consultant will have up to 30 (thirty) days of work, starting on February 15th and ending on April 30, 2016. The consultant is expected to work from Rabat, Morocco. The consultant should regularly organize face-to-face follow up meetings with the TTL, which is based in IFC Rabat office.

See full tender here: #1211151 Support to the FIG AS Moroccan Microfinance program

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Tender notification: # 1211151

Assignment Countries:

  • MA – Morocco