Senior Consultant – Financial Inclusion and Entrepreneurship - Johannesburg

Long term
Johannesburg, Afrique du Sud
Posted on 01-14-2020

Positive Planet International

Job description Specific tasks and responsibilities of the candidate are not limited to but will include: - Leading the conceptualization, development and implementation of new projects - Managing project teams - Networking and stakeholder engagement - Mentoring and supporting junior project team members - Knowledge management

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Positive Planet International


Positive Planet International (PPI) develops and implements projects supporting vulnerable populations to create income-generating opportunities. Over the past two decades, PPI has worked to prevent the emergence and persistence of precarious situations in countries in Africa and the Middle-East, developing the economic resilience of fragile populations by activating three essential levers: financial inclusion, entrepreneurship and greater access to markets.


Positive Planet International in Southern and East Africa (PPSA)


PPI’s Southern and East Africa regional office is based in Johannesburg, South Africa, and manages our portfolio of projects in the region. PPI started South African operations in 2008 and throughout the past decade has worked on a range of projects, primarily with a focus on development finance, in countries including South Africa, Zambia, Uganda, Ghana, Tanzania and Lesotho.


PPI is seeking a Senior Consultant in Financial Inclusion and Entrepreneurship to play a key role in supporting and growing the regional office.



§ At least an Honour’s or Master’s Degree in Economics/International Development or other related fields

§ At least eight years’ experience in consulting and project management in the financial inclusion and economic development context


Proven track record in implementing and managing projects focusing on:

§ Inclusive finance and MSME finance

§ Entrepreneurship development experience highly desired

§ Experience with international donors, including the EU, a plus


Working knowledge and exposure to the following is desirable:

§ Financial Inclusion – Financial capability/ Financial education

§ Financial Inclusion – Digital financial services



Other attributes:

§ Networks in the South African public and corporate sectors

§ Successful track record writing proposals and concept notes




>    Location: Johannesburg, South Africa (based out of PPSA’s Hyde Park office)

>    30% travel: local and regional travel in support of projects



Please send your Cover Letter and Resume in English to Cliquez sur candidater pour accéder aux informations.