Head – Design and Innovation – Gender, Youth and Financial Education
Application deadline date has been passed for this Job.
Post Date: February 19, 2020
About the organisation
Zambian Financial Sector Deepening Limited (FSD Zambia) is a Zambian organization working closely with key players throughout the economy to ensure that all Zambians are financially healthy, particularly the most excluded and underserved. We help rural families, women, youth, low-income people, and other households in Zambia to understand and access a wide range of sustainable, comparable and affordable financial services. To expand financial inclusion, we collaborate with both public and private sector institutions to make financial markets work better. FSD Zambia enhances trust between clients and suppliers of financial services by helping to increase their understanding, expand innovation, and lower costs. FSD Zambia enjoys the active support of financing partners UK Aid, Swedish Sida, Comic Relief/Jersey Overseas Aid and Rural Finance Expansion Programme (RUFEP).
More information is available on our website, www.fsdzambia.org
About the Job
The Head of Design and Innovation for WIN is responsible for providing leadership in ideation, design, testing and and recommending actions for innovation application and integration within FSD Zambia, partnership programmes as well as the market system in general.
Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, International Development and Development Economics or, Social Sciences or elated qualifications.
Minimum 5 years of professional experience in facilitating the development of financial service markets;
Demonstrated project management and donor engagement experience.
Strong management capabilities with excellent track record of providing organisational and leadership support to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of programmes and projects;
Excellent communication, interpersonal, networking and negotiation skills with staff, stakeholders and partners with motivation for high quality service delivery.
Proven experience in facilitation and motivation of responsive markets for women, youth and persons with disability.
Demonstrated ability to conceptualise and drive design, successful implementation and monitoring of programmes that focus on women, youth and persons with disability.
Demonstrated ability to facilitate creativity for inclusive service and products delivery for women, youth and persons with disability.
Demonstrated ability to package insights for purpose of programme adaptation and improvement.
FSD Zambia is an equal opportunity employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination due to disability, ethnicity, race, religion or gender. We strongly encourage people with disabilities who have the relevant skills and experience to apply.
For the detailed job description, visit our website at www.fsdzambia.org or send an email request to firstname.lastname@example.org . Candidates are invited to submit a one-page cover letter indicating current and expected remuneration, together with maximum three-page CV to email@example.com. by close of business Friday, 28 February 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.