Ghana_Ghana Financial Sector Development Project

Client: 
World Bank
Position: 
Team Leader
Region: 
Africa
Country: 
Ghana
Languages: 
English
Nationality: 
open
Status: 
Forecast
Deadline: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020
Description: 

Short Term Technical Assistance to design agency banking business model including

(i)               identification and specification of a suitable back end IT system for delivering financial services via agents;

(ii)              map potential agents’ locations throughout the country; and

(iii)            provide technical assistance for Branding, Advertising and Industry Sensitisation on Agency Banking and education of Consumers.

The Government of Ghana has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Ghana Financial Sector Development Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. This includes the of design agency banking business model including identification and specification of a suitable back end IT system for delivering financial services via agents; (ii) map potential agents’ locations throughout the country; and (iii) provide technical assistance for Branding, Advertising and Industry Sensitisation on Agency Banking and education of Consumers.

We are seeking experienced experts to provide specialized expertise on agency banking for the under-served and low-income segment of the population for the Rural and Community Banks (RCBs) on a contract basis.

The project is to design and implement an effective distribution channels for financial services that will reach under-served/under-banked segment of the population especially in the rural communities on a shared network of agency banking platform. The project will also seek to expand the existing network to provide banking to a larger customer base at low servicing costs and maximum profitably. It is intended to promote a cashlite culture, and provide multiple products and payment facilities through a single agent across the RCBs network.
 

 

Qualifications: 
  • Degree in banking, economics, management IT or relevant field;
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in banking and digital financial technology services;
  • Prior experience in leading field research to support the introduction of financial or non-financial products;
  • Knowledge in mobile technologies and Agent Management;
  • Experience in the use of POS/Mobile terminals as Agency Banking tool;
  • Expertise in modeling, developing projections and roll-out strategies in the digital financial sector;
  • Country experience in Africa preferable
Start / Duration: 

The duration of this assignment will be 6 months from the date of commencement.

Contact: 

Please send your most recent CV to job@afci.de