Risk Management Expert for Advisory Projects

About the Role

Our advisory services division has seen substantial growth. As experts in the MSME finance sector, we are experiencing increasing demand for support in the area of risk management and the establishment of fully fledged risk management frameworks and departments in MFIs.
Therefore, we are now seeking experts with experience in risk management in financial institutions to support our team and participate in short-term and long-term advisory service projects.

Minimum Requirements

  • Masters degree in economics, business administration or a finance-related subject
  • Evidence of experience in working as expatriate advisor in financial institutions
  • Evidence of managing, developing and training teams in a developing or transition country
  • Evidence of experience in risk management (credit, liquidity, operational risks) in financial institutions
  • Evidence of developing and setting up risk management frameworks and departments in microfinance institutions
  • Fluency in English and at least one of the following languages: French, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese
  • Willingness to travel and relocate internationally

Additional Assets

  • Management experience in an MFI or bank with MSME Operations
  • Experience in related fields such as credit operations, deposit taking, and payment services

How to apply

Candidates who meet our minimum requirements should submit:

  • A motivation letter of no more than one page, outlining:
  • Key career achievements relevant to the work of LFS
  • Career objectives for the next 2 - 5 years
  • Motivation to work with LFS
  • Personal strengths
  • Regional preferences
  • Availability and preference for short-term vs. long-term assignments, indicating minimum & maximum periods
  • CV of no more than 3 pages

Applications should be sent by email to quoting reference: RM/LFS21.