Microfinance Advisor (Canadians Only, Spanish Required)

  • Added Date: Tuesday, 04 June 2019
  • Deadline Date: Tuesday, 20 August 2019

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Location Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Start Date Aug - Oct 2019 (flexible)

Length of Placement 7 Months

Language Requirements English, Spanish

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only

The Volunteer’s Role

The overall purpose of the Microfinance Advisor is to advice and support to the Executive Presidency of Fundación Covelo, in the design and implementation of the Strategic Plan and the Operational Plan, with greater emphasis on financial aspects, business and the design of new products and services.

As a volunteer, you will:

  • Institutional and financial and economic management evaluation. (Diagnosis)

  • Evaluation of the current Strategic Plan and finance products for small and rural businesses

  • Support in the preparation of the Strategy to design new projects

  • Preparation of institutional documents support

  • Evaluation of new business areas related to the microfinance activity

Essential Academic Qualifications:

  • Degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Accounting, Marketing, Business Administration or other relevant combination of studies and experience

Essential Professional Background:

  • Preferably financial experience, either in private banks, development banks or development cooperation agencies, with emphasis on business areas or financial product designs and strategic planning.

Support Package

  • Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)

  • Accommodation while in placement

  • Return airfare and visa/work permit costs

  • Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance

  • Pre-departure training and in-country orientation

  • Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend

  • Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

  • Travel and accommodation for the pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation (more details below)

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