Banyan Global Finance Specialist, Senegal in Washington, DC, District Of Columbia
Banyan Global is an international development consulting firm based in Washington, DC. Banyan Global operates seamlessly within five practice areas: inclusive finance, health, gender, enterprise development, and monitoring and evaluation (M&E). Banyan Global is recruiting a full-time Senegalese Finance Specialist to implement its activities under an upcoming USAID-funded project in Senegal.
Identify Senegalese bank partners interested in lending to the agriculture sector; structure partnership agreements, develop monitoring tools, and provide technical assistance and training to bank staff.
Design and implement technical interventions to catalyze financing for Senegalese small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) and agri-businesses.
Build the capacity of Senegalese business service advisory (BDS) firms in financial analysis, business planning, and general financial assistance to SMEs and agribusinesses.
Identify Senegalese agri-businesses and SMEs seeking debt/equity financing and support their financial needs to access investment.
Support the development of SME business plans, cash/flow statements and other financial documents to secure short- and long-term financing.
Provide thought leadership on innovative mechanisms to increase access to finance for SMEs, women-owned businesses and exporters.
Five years of experience designing and implementing access to finance programs in Senegal.
Experience working with USAID or other international donor-funded projects.
Knowledge of and experience with SME financing, trade finance, and agricultural lending programs in Senegal.
Experience in designing and delivering training and technical assistance for Senegalese banks and financial institutions on SME financing.
Experience providing hands-on technical assistance to agri-businesses and SMEs to support financing (e.g., developing a business plan, cash/flow statements).
Advanced degree in relevant field (Accounting, Finance, MBA, or other).
Demonstrated leadership, strategic thinking, and communication skills.
Fluency in English and French is required.
Salary commensurate with background and experience. Please apply to the position through our website, http://www.banyanglobal.com/careers.php, and include a cover letter and résumé in your submission. Banyan Global is an equal opportunity employer. Deadline for submissions is April 30, 2018. Please no phone calls.
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