The Project "Improvement of the Framework Conditions for a competitive Private and Financial Sector", which is financed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the European Union (EU) aims to improve income and employment in rural areas of Mozambique.
The work of the project focusses in three areas : 1. Improvement of the business climate, 2. Private sector development through upgrading of value chains and 3.
Improvement of financial services and access to the formal financial sector. Current work is concentrated at national level and in the provinces of Inhambane, Manica, Sofala, Nampula and Zambezia.
Organizational and capacity development of partner organizations at provincial level to link micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) in rural areas to financial institutions
Support to partner organizations in promoting financial literacy amongst MSMEs in rural areas
Identification and analysis of possibilities to link rural target groups to the formal financial sector
Provision of inputs for development of innovative financial products, taking into consideration the demands of different partners (including partners in value chains / inclusive business models)
Academic degree in Economics, Banking, Rural Finance or International Development- Professional experience in financial systems development and digital financial services and / or rural finance, preferably in low income countries
Experience in building networks among different partners / organizations
Ability to communicate and work in an intercultural environment with different stakeholders
Fluent in English and knowledge of Portuguese or Spanish is necessary