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We are looking for a motivated person, who is dedicated to social impact, to join our Rwanda strategy team. You will work on:
short-term projects across multiple functions to solve complex operational, strategic and financial problems.
This is a full-time career-track role within the Strategy team. With so many varied projects, no day is ever the
same, and the role includes exposure to high-level strategy, working in different departments, and getting into the field.
You will take on full ownership of projects, from planning, through to execution and follow-up, often working directly with varied project partners, including occasionally the Country Director. You will manage anywhere from 2-5 projects at any given time, and are expected to tackle any type of project – from quantitative modelling to primary research – with a focus of analyzing and solving the problem at hand. You may be asked to take on direct management responsibilities within our growing team of analysts.
Roles and Responsibilities
Your project portfolio will vary depending on program priorities. Examples of current/past team projects include:
? Undertake market research to understand and identify how we can reduce our high inputs delivery costs, through research, modelling of truck costs and industry margins.
? Build a ‘social return on investment’ model for field trials to ensure the trial maximises impact at the lowest cost, and could be scaled country-wide.
? Identify opportunities to enhance our solar strategy, through rigorous product selection, improved marketing, customer service and new channels.
? Work with our field operations team to create tools to measure performance, and ensure incentives for field staff are optimal to increase results.
? Longer-term, there will be opportunities to lead increasingly large projects or join/lead a department you are supporting.
We are looking for a Repayment Operations Team Lead on the Field Operations team to oversee our micro-finance loan portfolio.
You will create the annual repayment strategy and oversee its implementation throughout the year with the goal of increasing sustainability, scale and access to credit for Rwandan farmers. You will also manage our Mobile Money systems to implement cashless loan payments for our farmers. We have rapid scale goals, and ensuring a sustainable program through loan repayment is an important part of achieving the scale that we are aiming for. You will report to the Field Operations Execution Lead.
As Repayment Operations Team Lead, you will:
? Build our yearly repayment strategy to achieve 100% repayment of our micro-finance loan portfolio
? Conduct field research, develop new interventions and manage new trials to improve our repayment strategy
? Create postmortem reports at the end of each loan season to understand past performance
? Create contingency plans to maintain repayment performance in case of unforeseen circumstances and events
? Be a partner for organizational leadership, keeping them updated on repayment progress and working with them on development of strategy and contingency planning Communication & Training
? Lead the Repayment Team in creating all repayment related training and materials for our field-based staff
? Ensure that the field team understands and is implementing the repayment strategy by working closely with the Execution Team
? Engage frequently with the Regional Leads and Field Directors to communicate strategy, gather feedback and understand the situation in the field
? Manage ~3 staff members on the Repayment Team with weekly check ins, career reviews and professional development
? Work through your Repayment Team to implement the repayment strategy. This includes delivery of repayment incentives, sending SMS communications, responding to call center inquiries and other similar tasks
? Manage the weekly Repayment Dashboard to communicate performance and goals
? Manage our Mobile Money systems: projects include improving farmer adoption, network coverage, float, site expansion and building strong relationships with your counterparts at Rwandan telecommunications