Associate Director/Director - Microfinance

Job Description

Title: Associate Director/Director - Microfinance


Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or a related field. Master's degree preferred.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 15 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Organisation: SAJIDA Foundation
∎ Reports To: COO (Microfinance)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Develop and implement a comprehensive programme strategy, aligned with the organisation's overall goals and objectives.
∎ Lead the ideation, conceptualisation, and launch of innovative microfinance products, ensuring competitive positioning in the market.
∎ Conduct thorough market research to identify opportunities and trends, informing product design, pricing strategies, and distribution channels.
∎ Oversee the development and implementation of robust risk assessment and management procedures, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and minimising potential financial risks.
∎ Build, mentor, and manage a high-performing team, providing guidance, training, and support to drive excellence in client service and achieve program goals.
∎ Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including regulators, financial institutions, industry associations, and other relevant partners.
∎ Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to measure the effectiveness and success of microfinance products, regularly reporting progress to senior management.
∎ Streamline processes and workflows within the microfinance department to ensure operational efficiency and effective utilisation of resources.
∎ Collaborate cross-functionally with other departments such as Communications, HR and Risk Management to ensure seamless product integration, marketing campaigns, and compliance.
∎ Foster a customer-centric culture within the team, promoting a deep understanding of client needs and preferences to continuously enhance the customer experience.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Proven track record of at least 15 years in financial sector preferably in microfinance, and 10 years in a leadership or managerial role.
∎ Strong understanding of financial principles, risk management, industry regulations, and best practices preferably within the microfinance sector.
∎ Demonstrated experience in product development, market analysis, and strategic planning.
∎ Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a diverse team.
∎ Exceptional communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills to foster strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
∎ Analytical mindset with the ability to translate data and insights into actionable strategies.
∎ Results-oriented with a proven ability to drive growth and achieve business targets.
∎ Proficiency in using financial software and tools for analysis and reporting.

∎ Salary with Contributory Provident Fund, Gratuity, Mobile & Internet allowance, Life & Medical insurance, Festival Bonus, Yearly Inflation adjustment and Performance Bonus.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 10 Dec 2023

Company Information:
∎ 30 Nov 2023
∎ Business : NGO.

Category: NGO/Development



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