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  • Posted: Mar 30, 2023
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    Financial Inclusion Junior Consultant- 2SCALE Project


    • Take a participative and active role in the overall implementation of 2SCALE’s financial inclusion interventions.
    • Mobilization, recruitment, and registration of VSLA/farmer organizations linked to ENP.
    • Participate in the development and review of group-lending-specific financial products based on market needs.
    • Work with VSLAs/ farmer organizations to deliver a range of financial literacy training targeted to their individual needs. These includs but not limited to record-keeping assistance, cash-flow management, credit management, and referrals to financial institutions.
    • Coaching, mentoring, and hand-holding of Anglican Development Services Western Kenya Soybean AgriBusiness Cluster Coaches in the delivery of financial literacy training.
    • Recording, verifying and assessment of data on VSLA/ farmer organization savings.
    • Identify, initiate, and manage community strategic partnerships that increase the quality of 2SCALE’s Financial Inclusion interventions.
    • Train and onboard select VSLAs on Chomoka digital tool and monitor their performance and progress in utilization.
    • Submit timely monthly and quarterly reports as required by 2SCALE.
    • Support 2SCALE communications team with success stories from the field.

    Environmental screening and mitigation measures

    • This assignment will not have any significant adverse effect on the environment.

    Expected results

    Successful undertaking of the aforementioned tasks will result in:

    • Increased financial literacy among soybean smallholder farmers, and other partnership actors.
    • Increased savings in the VSLAs, with savings data captured under the partnership’s UII-8
    • Creation of linkages between ENP the VSLAs and financial institutions operating within Western Kenya.

    Required Skills

    • Proficiency in computers is mandatory.
    • Ability to analyze and interpret financial statements.
    • A clear understanding of the microfinance/banking industry is an added advantage.
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills with excellent customer service.
    • A team player with the drive to improve performance.
    • Persuasive with strong recognition and facilitation skills.
    • Self-driven with the ability to work independently under minimum supervision.
    • Knowledge of Luhya and Kiswahili dialects.

    Required Experience

    • An undergraduate bachelor’s degree in Business related courses from a recognized institution.
    • Knowledge in sales and marketing, group lending, credit, and risk management as well as relevant experience in the micro-finance and banking sectors
    • Experience working with rural communities, table banking “chamas” or farmer organizations or farmer groups
    • Experience in delivering training of financial education, mentoring and coaching.
    • Prior experience interacting with chomoka digital tool will be an added advantage.

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