MicroSave Junior Consultants Jobs career in Kenya 2013

MicroSave is a market leader in providing consulting services to retail financial institutions globally.
Our clients include leading commercial banks, deposit taking microfinance institutions, SACCOs, microfinance institutions and multilateral and bi-lateral donors.
With increasing demand for our services, MicroSave intends to recruit one or more Junior Consultants to join its team in Kenya.
Job description: 
The job involves providing advisory / technical assistance to clients using your own experience and MicroSave large database of resources.
A critical component of MicroSave’s work is field research in line with its orientation of providing market-led solutions for financial services.
The candidate will be required to conduct field based research in carrying out assignments from time to time.
Location: The Junior Consultant will be based in Nairobi but with extensive travel within Kenya and in the African region.
Experience: Interested persons should have at least 3 years professional experience in retail banking or microfinance.
Experience with financial modelling and cost accounting, marketing or market research will be a definite advantage.
 
Qualities & Skills: 
This position requires a wide range of qualities and skills, specifically:
  • Strong field orientation and proven inter personal skills,
  • Highly developed computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and
  • High quality English speaking and writing ability and a professional demeanour.
  • A high degree of self-drive, enthusiasm, flexibility and ability to work with minimal supervision
Education: A minimum of a Masters level degree (or higher) in Banking/Business Administration/
Accounting/ Economics/Sociology or related field. Other relevant professional qualifications will
be an added advantage.
Age: Applicants must be between 27 and 35 years of age.
 
Language: Excellent spoken and written English and Kiswahili. Additional working language is an
advantage but not mandatory.
 
Salary: Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience.
Please state current and salary expectations in your application letter.
 
Availability: State availability (notice period) in your application letter.
 
Deadline: Deadline for applications is 4pm Fri. 14th June 2013.
Correspondence: Applications and detailed CV to be addressed to MicroSave HR Manager and sent by email to HR@microsave.net, marking the subject as: Vacancy for Junior Consultant.
Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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