Microfinance and MSME Expert (m/f), Frankfurt

Lieu du poste Deutschland, Hessen, Frankfurt, Wiesbaden, Darmstadt, Offenbach
Secteurs Finance, Controlling, Comptabilité, Audit
Date de publication 27 octobre 2016
Référence CE9537NB

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management is the leading bank training and consultancy institute in Germany with a track record of 50 years’ experience in all areas of banking and finance. Moreover, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management’s International Advisory Service has provided technical assistance and training to banks and microfinance institutions worldwide for more than 15 years. Among our main clients are IFC, EBRD, KfW, GTZ, World Bank, and ADB as well as commercial banks and non-bank financial institutions.

For ongoing & upcoming projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and other African countries we are looking for an:

Microfinance and MSME Expert
(Based in Frankfurt, Germany with regular project monitoring visits in the DRC and potentially other African countries; temporary employment for 2 years)

The main tasks of the position include

• Quality review of consultants' deliverables in the areas of bank governance, risk management/internal audit, MSME finance and MIS
• Technical concept writing for client financial institutions
• Participation in consultants recruitment process
• Day-to-day project management, reporting and coordination of external experts
• Project monitoring visits on-site

Candidates should fulfill the following qualifications criteria

• At least 8 years of experience in the commercial banking and/or Microfinance sector
• Experience with bank non-lending product mix for retail and SME clients
• Knowledge of, and experience in bank risk management and internal control/audit
• Knowledge of, and experience in cash-flow based lending to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises
• Experience in training and coaching of banking staff of various levels
• Master's degree in finance, banking, economics or business administration
• Proficiency in English and French both in speaking and writing
• Outstanding writing skills
• Excellent quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
• Strong communication skills, commitment, sociability, flexibility and intercultural sensitivity
• Very good knowledge of MS Office, incl. financial modeling experience in Excel, and advanced Word and PowerPoint skills
• Willingness to travel and readiness to adapt to new environments
• Previous work experience in the Democratic Republic of Congo and/or Africa would be a plus.


If you are looking for new professional challenges that combine innovation with creativity and want to be part of a multicultural team of highly committed staff who wants to make a difference in development finance, please respond with your CV and cover letter to:

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
International Advisory Services
Consultant Management
E-mail: opportunities@frankfurt-school.de

Only candidates who meet the above requirements should submit applications.

For further information please have a look at http://www.frankfurt-school.de/ias