Consultant, Financial Services
Jobs at:BFA (Bankable Frontier Associates)
Deadline of this Job:
Tuesday, June 20 2023
Date Posted: Wednesday, June 07 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed
About the role
• As a Consultant specializing in Financial Services at BFA Global, you will be a generalist in the inclusive finance space. The ideal candidate will therefore have experience delivering financial services to unserved and underserved communities.
• You will play a key role in providing advisory and technical assistance services to clients in the financial services industry. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to analyze complex business challenges, develop innovative solutions, and drive impactful change within the financial services landscape. Your deep understanding of the industry and your analytical and problem-solving skills will enable you to deliver actionable recommendations that address client needs and help them achieve their goals.
What you’ll do
As a Consultant at BFA Global, we are seeking someone with the following capabilities:
• Be proficient in at least one out of the following areas of work: financial inclusion, digital financial services, inclusive fintech, livelihoods
• Work productively as part of a multi-disciplinary project team to ensure successful project delivery
• Deliver quality project content with minimal supervision
• Communicate and coordinate with clients and other stakeholders as needed
• Capably support Senior and Principal Consultants in meeting project objectives, business development and strategic initiatives.
Your day-to-day project work can include, but will not be limited to:
• Needs Assessment: Conduct comprehensive assessments to identify client needs, challenges, and opportunities related to financial services.
• Data Analysis: Collect and analyze data from various sources to gain insights into customer behavior, portfolio health, market trends, and industry best practices.
• Process Improvement: Identify areas for process improvement within client organizations, streamline operations, and enhance efficiency.
• Market Research: Conduct in-depth market research to identify emerging trends, competitive landscapes, and growth opportunities within the financial services industry.
• Impact Measurement: Develop frameworks and metrics to measure the impact of financial services interventions and initiatives.
• Project Management: Lead and coordinate project activities, ensuring timely delivery of high-quality work products and effective communication with clients.
Qualifications & requirements
• Bachelors or Masters in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or a related field.
• At least 5+ years of relevant experience in the financial services industry, preferably in consulting or advisory roles.
• Deep knowledge of financial products, services, and fintech.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to apply quantitative and qualitative methods to complex business challenges.
• Excellent project management skills, including prioritising tasks, managing timelines, and coordinating cross-functional teams.
• Exceptional communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex ideas clearly and effectively.
• Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong client relationships.
• Familiarity with emerging trends and technologies in financial services, such as fintech, digital banking, and impact investing, is a plus.
Work Hours: 8
Experience in Months: 60
Level of Education: Bachelor Degree
Job application procedure
• Interested and qualified? Go to BFA (Bankable Frontier Associates) on bfaglobal.com to apply
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