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Senior Analyst



The ideal candidate should bring in core banking expertise. She/he should have an excellent academic background and project management and consulting experience will be preferred.


Detailed Responsibilities:-

The candidate should have excellent team management, report writing, documentation, analytical and interpersonal skills. Specific responsibilities include:
  • Lead delivery of technical assistance to clients while ensuring high quality of delivery, and strict adherence to timelines
  • Mentor junior team members and help them in their professional development
  • Contribute to organizational development by being a team player, and upholding organizational culture, values, and reputation
  • Develop and publish knowledge resources (policy brief, research papers etc.) through identifying key issues, lessons learned and best practices in programs and projects undertaken with different clients and in different geographies.
  • The candidate should be willing to travel and spend 70% of the time on on-site assignments. The candidate needs to have exceptional presentation and report writing capabilities.  
Business Development:-
  • Build relationships with existing and potential clients
  • Take initiatives to develop Client Relationship
  • Develop and submit proposals to generate business – particularly for the Practice Group s/he is part of
  • Represent MicroSave at conferences etc.
Business Execution:-
  • Lead or assist with the planning and implementation of medium/large technical assistance assignments
  • Builds rapport with various contact points at the client organization for successful execution of the assignments
  • Oversee and support the process of report writing and data analysis
  • Review training courses delivered, research papers prepared, a curriculum developed and technical assistance provided to clients
Qualifications and Competencies:-

Academic/ professional qualifications:

  • Master in Business Administration (MBA) or equivalent. 
  • Other relevant professional qualifications in line with areas of specialisation
  • 5-8 years of hands-on experience with banks
  • Experience in emerging markets and understanding of financial inclusion
  • Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills including flexibility, attention to detail, and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to manage teams, ideally multiple teams in developing environments
  • Ability to work in a multicultural and diverse environment
Skills and competencies:-
  • Thorough understanding of bank functions including understanding SME finance and the challenges banks face in SME
  • Experience of credit/risk/core branch operations is required
  • Strong analytical abilities, both quantitative and qualitative
  • Ability to present information in an insightful and structured manner, both written and oral

Candidates may submit their CV's to keeping Job title 'Ref.:- 'Senior Analyst- Banking' in the Subject line. The last date for submitting your CV is December 8th 2018.


For almost 20 years, MicroSave has:

  • Improved credit, savings, insurance and payments products by understanding the poor's financial needs, aspirations, perceptions and behaviours
  • Converted clients to a market-led approach
  • Published papers offering key insights into financial inclusion in Africa and Asia
  • Trained thousands of leading financial inclusions specialists
  • Developed newsletters, notes, research papers with a more global perspective

MicroSave In Numbers

  • Worked with over 200 banks, MFIs and MNOs
  • Helped to develop and test over 200 different financial inclusion products and channels
  • Supported seven MFI transformations and a bank listing in Africa
  • Designed and implemented nearly 75 digital finance projects across Africa, Asia and Latin America
  • Implemented Social Performance Management systems for 23 clients
  • Researched and published in-depth financial market intelligence for 56 African and Asian countries
  • Published over 550 papers, focus and briefing notes, and other print, and online publications
  • Developed 35 toolkits translated into over 15 languages