Deputy Team Leader : Financial Services Inclusion Programme at Maxwell Stamp

Job Title: Deputy Team Leader : Financial Services Inclusion Programme, Uganda
Organisation: Maxwell Stamp
Introduction
DFID Uganda is developing a new Financial Services Inclusion Programme in Uganda (FSIPU) as part of its Growth and Private Sector Development portfolio. It has a target to increase the number of men, women and SMEs with access to financial services by 4 million by the end of the 2014/15. The intended impact of the programme is sustainable improvements in the livelihoods of poor people in Uganda. The desired outcome is a deeper and broader financial sector.
The programme will be divided into a six month Inception/ Design phase (followed by a review) followed by a 2½ year implementation period.
Maxwell Stamp PLC is currently managing a number of major projects for DFID in Uganda and has therefore recently submitted a PQQ for the FSIPU programme. News on shortlisting is expected soon.
Qualifications:
We are looking for a dynamic Deputy Team Leader with excellent technical skills who can help to drive forward what promises to be a complex and innovative programme. S/he will be a financial sector professional with expertise in as many as possible of the following fields: MSME credit, Savings, Transaction services, Insurance/ micro-insurance, Money transfer/ Mobile banking, Agricultural value chain finance
S/he should also be able to show:
·         10 years+ experience in Uganda and the ability to operate there at the highest level
·         Hands-on experience of advising partner governments and other stakeholders in the design and planning of financial strategies and programmes
·         In depth knowledge of financial institution capacity building
·         A demonstrable track record (10 years+) as a Senior Consultant or Team Leader in large scale, international project management
·         Experience of managing substantial project funds
·         Fluency in English plus Swahili and/ or Luganda (oral and written)
·         Excellent interpersonal skills.
How to apply: 
Please send an up to date curriculum vitae to Josh Dick at jdick@maxwellstamp.com quoting the reference MSP-Uganda in the subject line by 19th October 2012.

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