Job Details

City:
Mandalay
Job Location:
Myanmar
Contract Type:
Job category:
Management

Company Details

Company industry:
Financial Services
No. of Employees:
21-50

Preferred Candidate

Career level:
Experienced (non-manager)
Degree:
Master's degree
Minimum years of experience:
2-5 years

Professional Skills

Language Skills

English

Job Description

Advans Myanmar offers secured career opportunities, a competitive remuneration and benefits and a culture of high productivity and heavy investment in people development.

Advans is looking for individuals who display potential to become a leader driving high performance in the institution.

Advans Myanmar, currently in its pre-operation stage, is seeking for a Microfinance Operations Officer who will participate into the launch of the company’s activities in Myanmar.

The Microfinance Operations Officer will report to the Credit Manager.

The Purpose of the position is to help management to set up the commercial strategy and actions of the company, to participate into the implementation of the Operations Department of the Company.

Main task include, but are not limited to:

  •  Market Study: o Participate into the initial market survey in Mandalay region, under supervision of the Credit Manager, in order to identify the key assumptions and drivers to ensure an efficient and timely start of the operations

Lead the field interviews conducted with prospective customers, partners, related parties…

Participate to the computation of the results;

Participate into the analysis of the results and report drafting;

  • Products and Procedures Preparation / Training o Participate into the product design (products features) o Prepare update of operational procedures / forms / policies and tools o Participate to the communication & training of the branch staff on any operational procedures / forms / policies and tools, including:
  • Back Office Support to Branches o As needed, provide support to the commercial task force of the company on operational issues, including support related to the Core Banking System of the Company

Position Requirements

Required Skills & Competencies

  •  Knowledge of Mandalay and of Myanmar economic context;
  •  Knowledge of the Microfinance/banking/Financial sectors and operations;
  •  Excellent analytical and organizational skills; - Knowledge of Kredits CBS Software is preferable;
  •  Proficiency in computer MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint;
  •  Effective speaking & written communication skills with practical ability to prepare official reports, proposals, policies and procedures;
  •  Very good command of English (written and oral);
  •  Ability to work or a start-up company, under pressure and multitask; Education & Professional experience
  •  Master degree in Business Administration, Economy, Finance;
  •  3 to 4 years’ experience in an Operation Department of a Financial Institution;
  •  Knowledge of Microfinance/banking/financial.

About the Company

Advans SA is a Microfinance Group currently operating in ten countries, of which seven in Africa (Cameroun, Ghana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Ivory Coast, Nigeria and Tunisia) and three in Asia (Cambodia, Pakistan and Myanmar). The Group has over 705,000 clients, representing an Outstanding Loan Portfolio over $ 640m, served by more than 6,000 staffs (www.advansgroup.com).Advans Myanmar obtain its Microfinance License in October 2016. Its initial shareholders are Advans SA, Norfund (the Norway Investment Fund for Development – www.norfund.no) and Amret, one of the leading Microfinance Institution in Cambodia (www.amret.com.kh).Advans Myanmar will offer loans mostly in rural areas via village banking methodology, but also in urban and peri-urban areas via small groups and individual loans. The ambition of Advans Myanmar is to become the preferred financial partner of micro and small farmers and entrepreneurs in Mandalay and Sagaing regions.The first branch will be launched in Mandalay in Quarter 1, 2017.In 2019, Advans Myanmar will offer its services to more than 34,000 clients through a network of more than 20 branches and points of sales.

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