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 Global Advisory Solutions team
Accion’s Global Advisory Solutions (GLAS) team provides experienced operational and management support to help build sustainable and scalable companies focused on serving the financial needs of underserved individuals and small businesses. We strengthen our partners and maximize their impact by leveraging innovations in technology and financial services to lower costs and increase quality at scale.
GLAS is a global team of advisors with hands on experience and deep technical and managerial expertise in building and supporting a range of financial service providers (FSPs). We work with organizations in emerging markets across Latin America, Africa and Asia to help them plan, implement, scale and enhance technologies and business models that can reduce bottlenecks to and catalyze the growth of financial services. In addition to our advisory work with FSPs, we contribute to industry development through case study work and research, knowledge sharing, as well as training and capacity building activities.
Accion is looking for a Manager Digital Strategy to be part of Accion’s Global Advisory Solutions (GLAS) Latin America team, and take an active role in the region projects requiring a relevant Digital Transformation and/or Digital Strategy component. Based in Bogota, Colombia, S/he will play an essential role to represent Accion as an advisor to our clients, build client relationships and provide technical expertise in the design and implementation of digitally distributed, data driven, customer-centered financial products and services. Working as part of a global, cross-functional team, s/he will lead end to end digital strategy definition and deployment through implementation to support the customer growth strategies of our clients. The Digital Strategy Manager will need to have a deep understanding of customer financial service needs and how technologies and other factors influence their perspectives, experience and decision making. Accion is seeking for someone creative, dynamic and analytical, a person who believes in the power of technology to transform the way people interact with financial services.
Key Areas of Responsibility:
Reporting to the Vice-President, Latin America Program Management, and collaborating closely with the global team, the Digital Strategy Manager will play an important role at Accion in helping further financial inclusion by working with the team leading the strategy and growth of our key partners’ digital transformation work. The responsibilities of this position include:
Qualifications and Requirements: