Financial Capacity Director at Banyan Global (Deadline: 23 September 2017 )

Financial Capacity Director at Banyan Global (Deadline: 23 September 2017 )

Financial Capacity Director at Banyan Global (Deadline: 23 September 2017 )


Banyan Global, an international development consulting firm with extensive experience managing successful economic development projects on the African continent and around the world, is recruiting a Financial Capacity Director for an anticipated USAID-funded economic strengthening project in Rwanda. The project aims to facilitate the emergence of a dynamic off-farm sector that can generate greater employment at a higher wage for Rwandans currently engaged in subsistence agriculture and other low income economic activities.


  • Provide overall management and leadership in providing technical assistance to financial institutions, including banks.
  • Assist financial institutions with product development, collateral policies, risk assessment, and other aspects of MSME lending.
  • Develop and implement effective approaches to bank staff training and capacity building.
  • Participate in project work planning, performance management, and strategic communications.
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation as it relates to financial capacity, ensuring that all financial capacity targets are met.


  • Advanced degree in finance, business administration, economics, or other relevant field
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in banking and finance, economic growth, enterprise development, or other related discipline
  • Knowledge and understanding of the business needs of small and medium-sized businesses in Rwanda
  • Familiarity with constraints and opportunities related to rural enterprises and livelihoods
  • Excellent project management, communication, writing and computer skills
  • Ability to negotiate, manage and build partnerships
  • Knowledge and experience with the policy and regulatory environment as relates to small and medium-sized businesses in Rwanda
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Previous experience working on USAID projects is a plus
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required

Banyan Global is an equal opportunity employer. Please apply to the position through our website,, and include a cover letter and résumé in your submission. Please no phone calls.


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