Digital Implementation Manager – BRAC Rwanda Microfinance Company

  • Contractor
  • Kigali Rwanda
  • TBD USD / Year
  • BRAC profile




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BRAC

Career with BRAC International

BRAC International (BI) is a leading non-profit organization with a mission to empower people and communities in situations of poverty, illiteracy, disease, and social injustice. Founded in 1972, by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, BRAC is the largest non-governmental development organisation in the world, and is present in 15 countries across Asia and Africa today. BRAC designs proven, scalable solutions that equip people with the support and confidence they need to achieve their potential. BRAC’s institutional expertise on various programmes, including health, agriculture, microfinance, education, and youth empowerment, is touching the lives of over 100 million people in the Global South.

BRAC International Holdings B.V. (BIHBV) was set up in 2010 as a private limited liability company under the laws of the Netherlands and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Stichting BRAC International (SBI). BIHBV is a socially responsible for-profit organisation, engaging people in sustainable economic and income-generating activities. The core focus of BIHBV is to provide microfinance services to people, particularly women, living in poverty in rural and hard-to-reach areas to build their financial resilience and improve the quality of life for them and their families.

BRAC has been one of the pioneers of microfinance since it first started in 1974. BRAC first expanded its microfinance operations internationally in 2002 and now operates in seven countries outside of Bangladesh – Myanmar, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ghana. Together, these seven entities serve more than 800,000 clients, 96% of whom are women.

BRAC International Microfinance’s mission is to provide a range of financial services responsibly to people at the bottom of the pyramid. It particularly focuses on women living in poverty in rural and hard-to-reach areas, to create self-employment opportunities, build financial resilience, and harness women’s entrepreneurial spirit by empowering them economically.

BRAC Rwanda Microfinance Company PLC (BRMCP) was registered with the Rwanda Development Board in September 2018 and was granted a license from the National Bank of Rwanda to operate Microfinance and other financial services to people living in poverty, with a strong focus on women living in rural and hard-to-reach areas in Rwanda. BRMCP is seeking application from competent, dynamic and self-motivated individuals to fill the following position:

Digital Implementation Manager – BRAC Rwanda Microfinance Company

Produce periodic reports on the progress of digital implementation, level of client’s digital channels embracing.

Document lessons learned from implementation of DFS projects. Disseminate and share knowledge and lessons learned among the different BI MF countries to support the implementation of organizational best practices for designing and implementing different digital projects in BI MF

Safeguarding Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation to achieve the programme’s goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
  • Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.
  • Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, and encourage others to do so.

Key performance indicators

  • Level of digital strategy/projects developed and implemented
  • Efficient Digital operational support

Knowledge, Skills & Competencies:

  • In-depth understanding of the key drivers in a digital product/emerging technology business
  • Experience in digital project management, including technological aspects
  • Drive, flexibility, resilience and the ability to work under pressure
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluency in English required (spoken, reading and written)

Specific educational qualification

SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION:

  • Degree
  • Concentration / Major
  • Master’s/ Bachelor
  • Business Administration, Finance, Economics, microfinance, Development Studies, Information Technology, Engineering or any related fields

Experience (Including sector/industry):

5 years including 3 working in financial inclusion, product development, digital finance, microfinance/micro-lending, technology for development, payment platforms.

How to apply

This is a national position. Rwandans nationals are encouraged to apply.

If you feel you are the right match for the above-mentioned positions, please follow the application instructions accordingly

Candidates need to send a signed Cover letter in PDF format indicating the title of the position applied for, updated CV mentioning educational and professional qualifications, years of experience, and notarized scan copies of academic qualifications. All those documents should be sent through email: [email protected] , Application deadline is 26 February 2024

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be called for written test and interview.

BRAC is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share the same commitment. We believe every stakeholder and every member of the communities we work with

has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation – regardless of

age, race, religion, and gender, status as an individual with a disability or ethnic origin. Therefore, our recruitment policy and procedure include extensive background checks and disclosure of criminal records in order to ensure safeguarding to the fullest extent.

BRAC is an equal opportunities employer


Deadline: 26-Feb-24


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