Job Title: Microfinance Officer

Organization: Childs i Foundation

Location: Mpigi

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop work plans to ensure effective implementation of MF activities, while working closely with other microfinance staff, including taking on some supervisory roles as assigned by the program coordinator
  • Technically lead to mobilise and establish MF groups in the selected communities
  • Participate in beneficiary selection with relevant stakeholders
  • Facilitate the identification and formation of MF groups among grandmothers and the community in general.
  • Facilitate the establishment of village saving and loan groups (VSLAs) among the community, as a sustainability measure for the microfinance project and initiative.
  • Plan and assess the microfinance needs of grandmothers, including undertaking an appraisal process for eligibility and qualification for loans by the applicants.
  • Work with the procurement officer to ensure timely procurement of and delivery of the right quality and quantity of Microfinance kits and logistics.
  • Witness and capture all data necessary on the disbursement of revolving funds to grandmother and other community groups.
  • Identify technical capacity and challenges for vulnerable groups, skills, and knowledge they have in microfinance management, business development, and income-generating activities.
  • Train Grandmothers and communities on VSLA methodology, including group governance and leadership

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in community development, business administration, accounts, microfinance, economics or a related field
  • Minimum1-year experience in VSLA methodology, livelihoods and IGA methodology

How to apply

All applications should be sent to the email below; 

 applications@childsifoundation.org.

Application deadline: 05th April 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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