Financial Services Officer
Zambia, Full Time
Development Aid from People to People (DAPP), a nationally registered NGO working with development projects within the fields of education, health, agriculture and other poverty alleviation programmes. Projects are administered altogether the provinces of Zambia reaching over 1 million people.
Key funding partners include the govt of Zambia, national and international development organisations (USAID, EU, Global Fund, WFP and more) also as private sector organisations. DAPP in Zambia is seeking qualified and experienced individuals to fill the position of Financial Services Officer for the Integrated Nutrition and Smallholder Farmers’ Support Program which operates in Nyimba, Petauke, Katete and Lundazi districts of Eastern Province, and Monze and Namwala districts of Southern Province.
1. Duties and Essential Job Functions Acts as primary interlocutor for the project’s field financial services (savings ,insurance and credit activities) related matters at the DAPP Field office and because the project’s financial services focus at community level Supports the District Coordinators and District Nutrition Officers within the implementation and monitoring of the programme, and provides input to the planning working groups, annual implementation plans and project budgets, etc. Mobilises Farmers Clubs for the project’s financial services (savings ,insurance and credit activities) Supports Mayfair Insurance in build up and managing loan and insurance portfolio Supports and spearheads identification of prospective Agro loan clients Cconducts assessments, credit and risk analyses within the field Ensures that progress is formed within the achievement of project objectives Conducts field visits to look at project outputs and beneficiaries and to participate in other supervision and monitoring activities Supports the project team and partners field visits (logistics arrangements, community mobilization, et al. as requested) Works in close collaboration with the Agriculture Specialist and therefore the Reporting and Monitoring Officer in undertaking activities
2. Qualifications Diploma with experience in one or more of the following:- insurance, rural banking, and general agribusiness or related fields. A degree is another advantage. At least three (3) years of professional experience with an NGO. Demonstrated and proven extension services skills Excellent communication and human relations skills. 3. Application Method Applications with detailed CV (CVs) and minimum 3 referees must be received by 22nd September, 2020. The cover letter and CV must be one document, and therefore the applicant’s name must be the document title. Indicate the work title because the subject of your email. Please indicate your current, or last salary and benefits within the covering letter. Do not attach certificates and other documentation at this stage. Please submit applications to those emails: firstname.lastname@example.org with copy to email@example.com. Only shortlisted candidates are going to be contacted.