Posted on :
28 Oct, 2020
28 Oct, 2020
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Job Title: Better Lending Conditions Lead
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Project Overview and Role:
The position will be on an upcoming USAID/Ghana project that addresses a key constraint restricting the development of commercial agriculture and obtaining full food security in Ghana – access to finance necessary to enable investment in agricultural value chains.
The Better Lending Conditions Lead will provide leadership, technical, and management direction for supply-side work, specifically work to stimulate Ghanaian financial institutions (FIs) to respond to identified investment opportunities in the agriculture value chains. This position will lead and manage all efforts and activities of Better Lending Conditions side of the project in order to meet all of the Project’s targets related to this component. These responsibilities include: leading and conducting required assessments of the financial sector; designing, conducting and overseeing technical assistance and training for financial institutions; supporting the design and implementation of financial sector incentives; leading technical planning for annual work plans; completing budgeting projections; overseeing financial management of the component; supervising staff; monitoring implementation of the work plan including development of quarterly and annual reports; and ensuring that appropriate monitoring, evaluation and communication activities are being conducted on all aspects of the Better Lending Conditions component’s work plan.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
The Better Lending Conditions Lead will be responsible for the following: