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 Global Advisory Solutions:
Combining cutting edge innovation and a deep understanding of client need, Accion’s Global Advisory Solutions team offers our partners and the industry unique and strategic insights and operational expertise grounded in decades of hands on support to leading FSPs. We leverage innovations in financial services to lower cost and increase quality at scale, helping to build sustainable institutions focused on serving the financial needs of underserved individuals and small businesses.
We have been growing rapidly and are seeking to strengthen our capacity to deliver exciting new projects, such as the recently announced partnership between Mastercard and Accion to bring digitally enabled financial services to over 10 million micro businesses globally.
The Accion Global Advisory Solutions team is seeking a Senior Director, Digital Transformation in Latin America, who is passionate about re-imagining the delivery of financial products to underserved customers in today’s digital society. The successful candidate will play a leadership role in driving the digital transformation of leading FSPs in Latin America in close partnership with senior management teams within these institutions. This will entail taking a lead in the conceptualization, design and consequent implementation of innovative, scalable and fit-for-purpose financial products that respond to customer needs, such as credit and savings in emerging markets. The incumbent will work with key partners in the region, specifically Bolivia and/or Peru, whilst providing support across the region where required.
The role will require you to be able to take the lead on scoping the extent of digital transformation of the FSP and defining the specific steps to achieve the desired result of reaching the customer with digitally delivered financial services. In close collaboration with FSP senior management teams, the scope of influence on the FSP includes the creation of digital strategy, a digitally enabled product roadmap and for each prioritized product, work with a cross-functional team to develop the product lifecycle from identifying user needs, planning the business case to creating products and services that are valuable, usable and feasible. Specifically, the incumbent will be required to:
Partner Strategy & Engagement
In addition, support Accion Global Advisory Solutions’ business development efforts by: