Microfinance Specialist USAID Project Job Careers – Chemonics International

By | June 10, 2020
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Microfinance Specialist USAID Project Job Careers – Chemonics International

Job TitleMicrofinance Specialist

Organisation: Chemonics International

Duty Station: Uganda

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About US:

Chemonics International, Inc. is a private international development firm based in Washington, D.C.  It was established in 1975 by Thurston F. Teele as a subsidiary of Erly Industries

About the Project:

Chemonics International, a U.S. based international development consulting firm, is recruiting for various technical and program management positions for the anticipated USAID Uganda Strategic Investment for Inclusive Development (SIID) Project. This $10-19 million project, up to five years, will facilitate domestic and international commercial investment that are aligned with USAID’s development priorities across sectors including agriculture and food security, energy, environment and biodiversity, health, and education. By unlocking commercially driven investment capital, this activity aims to contribute to the country’s journey to self-reliance, enhanced economic growth, improved health outcomes, quality employment and livelihoods, and better educational opportunities. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold an advanced degree in finance, banking, economics, business administration, development or another closely related field
  • Minimum of five years of professional experience in area of expertise
  • Experience with multi-sectoral programs that address economic growth, financial services, impact investing, SME lending, financial market systems, training, financial inclusion or a combination of the above
  • Experience working in East Africa, particularly in Uganda
  • Experience with USAID programming highly preferred
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with government officials, international donors, local partners and private sector stakeholders
  • Demonstrated innovation, versatility, and integrity
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required

How to Apply:

Please complete the application and submit CV, cover letter, and contact information through this form

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No telephone inquiries, please. Candidates will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Finalists will be contacted. Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

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Deadline: 12th June 2020

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