Jobs at Maxwell Stamp in Uganda- Deputy Team Leader

Job Title:
Deputy Team Leader, Uganda
Closing Date: Friday, 19 October 2012

Deputy Team Leader: Financial Services Inclusion Programme, Uganda

Introduction

DFID Uganda is developing a new Financial Services Inclusion Programme in Uganda (FSIPU) as part of its Growth and Private Sector Development portfolio. It has a target to increase the number of men, women and SMEs with access to financial services by 4 million by the end of the 2014/15. The intended impact of the programme is sustainable improvements in the livelihoods of poor people in Uganda. The desired outcome is a deeper and broader financial sector.

The programme will be divided into a six month Inception/ Design phase (followed by a review) followed by a 2½ year implementation period.

Maxwell Stamp PLC is currently managing a number of major projects for DFID in Uganda and has therefore recently submitted a PQQ for the FSIPU programme. News on shortlisting is expected soon.

The Role

We are looking for a dynamic Deputy Team Leader with excellent technical skills who can help to drive forward what promises to be a complex and innovative programme. S/he will be a financial sector professional with expertise in as many as possible of the following fields:

    MSME credit
    Savings
    Transaction services
    Insurance/ microinsurance
    Money transfer/ Mobile banking
    Agricultural value chain finance

    S/he should also be able to show:
    10 years+ experience in Uganda and the ability to operate there at the highest level
    Hands-on experience of advising partner governments and other stakeholders in the design and planning of financial strategies and programmes
    In depth knowledge of financial institution capacity building
    A demonstrable track record (10 years+) as a Senior Consultant or Team Leader in large scale, international project management
    Experience of managing substantial project funds
    Fluency in English plus Swahili and/ or Lugandan (oral and written)
    Excellent interpersonal skills.

How to apply:
Please send an up to date curriculum vitae to Josh Dick at jdick@maxwellstamp.com quoting the reference MSP-Uganda in the subject line by 19th October 2012.

Deadline: 19th Oct 2012


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