The Lead Research Specialist is responsible for managing a portfolio of applied research activities within the CFI and ensuring that these activities lead to impact in the financial inclusion industry. The portfolio includes a growing set of research and initiatives related to (but not limited to) financial health and financial capability.
In this position you will design, manage, communicate, and report on various research and stakeholder engagement projects relevant to financial health and financial inclusion for CFI. As a member of the CFI staff, you will also contribute to CFI’s work as a whole, including Financial Inclusion Week, the CFI Fellows Program, and other initiatives.
Accion is a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a pioneering legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing. We catalyze financial service providers to deliver high-quality, affordable solutions at scale for the three billion people who are left out of – or poorly served by – the financial sector. For more than 50 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through its work with more than 90 partners in 40 countries. More at http://www.accion.org.
About The Center for Financial Inclusion
The Center for Financial Inclusion (CFI) at Accion is an action-oriented think tank that engages and challenges the financial inclusion industry to better serve, protect and empower clients. We develop insights, advocate on behalf of clients and collaborate with stakeholders to achieve a comprehensive vision for financial inclusion. We are dedicated to enabling 3 billion people underserved by the current financial sector to improve their lives.