1.0 The Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Development is implementing Financial Access for Rural Markets, Smallholders and Enterprises (FARMSE) Programme with funding from International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the Government of Malawi (GOM) and the Private Sector. The overall goal of FARMSE is to reduce poverty, improve livelihoods and enhance the resilience of rural households on a sustainable basis. The Programme’s development objective is to increase access to, and use of, a range of sustainable financial services by rural households and micro, small, and medium enterprises.
FARMSE now intends use part of the proceeds of the funding to engage individual consultants as Community Based Financial Organisation Coordinator
Job Title: Community Based Financial Organizations (CBFO) Coordinator
Contract: Three-year contract, renewable based on performance
Reporting to: Technical Advisor
The Community Based Financial Organizations (CBFO) Coordinator will manage Sub-component 2.1 that is involved in the development of community based financial institutions that include but are not limited to cooperatives and village savings and loans associations. He/she shall be responsible for successful implementation of the sub-component. He/she will be expected to lead the coordination of all projects funded under the sub-component on technical aspects and ensure that the expected outcomes under the sub-component are achieved.
Specifically, the CBFO Coordinator will undertake the following duties: