Wednesday, February 29, 2012

FSD Kenya Call for Proposals

FSD’s goal is to generate sustainable improvements in the livelihoods of lower-income households through reduced vulnerability to shocks, increased incomes and employment.

Achievement of FSD s ambitious agenda requires that we further deepen our understanding of Kenya’s financial markets, identify new opportunities for engagement and provide the best strategic and technical advice and support to our various partners across the private and public sectors. For this we are seeking to expand our team.

This team includes a substantial number of professionals working full-time within FSD and a wider virtual team of consultant advisers.

Proposals are sought from consultant advisers to join our virtual team across a range of areas.

Those selected will be pre-qualified to undertake specific assignments as they arise in the course of FSD’s work

Support is sought in the following areas of FSD’s work:
  • Analysis of financial markets and inclusion;
  • Financial inclusion policy;
  • Branchless bankingpolicy and regulation;
  • Application of new technologies to financial inclusion;
  • AML/CFT policy and financial inclusion;
  • Prudential regulation applied to non-traditional deposit-taking institutions;
  • Retail payments system policy and regulation;
  • Interoperability of payments systems;
  • Competition policy in the financial sector;
  • Social protection payments and other government payments;
  • Financial education policy; and,
  • Consumer protection.
Proposals are sought from qualified specialists.

Guidance on how to apply for this opportunity, a terms of reference and the mandatory requirements can be downloaded from our website (under Opportunities).

Applications should thereafter be submitted to Lydiah Kioko (LydiahKioko@tsdkenyaorg).

Please put “Policy advisers” in the subject line.

Closing date: 5pm Wednesday 21st March 2012.

FSD Kenya operates as an independent Trust registered in Kenya under the supervision of professional trustees, with policy guidance from its programme investment committee.

Finance is provided by a number of leading development agencies including the UK’S Department for International Development (DFID), the World Bank, the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA), Agence Fran çaise de Développement (AFD) and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation together with the Government of Kenya.

Further information can be obtained from our web
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