Head of Human Resources

Job description

To support our work, Financial Access East Africa is looking for a full-time Assistant Manager, Business Development & Support with a strong financial background who can support both our advisory and technology business.

Responsibilities include the following amongst others:

Create and manage documentation and reports for projects and client assignments.
Collect, verify and analyze data and information to suit the direction of a project.
Support Project Managers with the development of project budgets and workplans.
Track, forecast, and report on project progress including key performance and impact metrics.
Conduct research on agri value chains in Africa and South East Asia.
Support the data team with data analysis, financial modelling, and development of risk assessment and credit scoring models.
Support our financial institution analytics and impact assessment activities.
Support regional business development for FACS and fintech subsidiary LendXS in Africa.
Assist in the proposal writing process, pre-project implementation, and stakeholder management activities.
Support the wider team, across countries, with ad hoc research and analysis.


Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance, Project Management, or any other related field.
1-2 years of relevant work experience in project management, international business, financial consulting, investment, or financial analysis, preferably with an international institution.
Active interest in emerging markets, agri-finance and/or development finance.
Strong analytical skills and highly experienced with financial modelling in Excel. Experience in R/STATA/SPSS or other statistical software will be considered a plus.
Ability to multi-task while maintaining strict attention to detail in a time sensitive environment.
Self-driven and team player who can also work independently.
Knowledge of financial terminology preferred.
Fluency in English (speaking and writing).
Flexible, hands-on, and self-motivated.
The offer

Stimulating, dynamic, and international work environment.
Market-conform salary.
On-the-job learning experience.
Opportunities for professional and personal growth
Starting date: as soon as possible.


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About Zalego Academy, Nairobi, Kenya

Zalego academy is an Industrial, skill-based ICT training center . Our focus is on building capacity, creating job opportunities and mentoring upcoming entrepreneurs. Our goal is to significantly reduce the rate of UN-Employment in East & Central Africa.