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  • Agriculture and Agricultural Infrastructure
  • Veterinary Services and Animal Health
  • Food Safety and Food Security
  • Agribusiness Development
  • Rural Development
  • Farm Management
  • Plant Health
  • Fishery
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  • Veterinary Services and Animal Health
  • Food Safety and Food Security
  • Agribusiness Development
  • Rural Development
  • Farm Management
  • Plant Health
  • Fishery
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  •  Pollution and Waste Management
  • Watershed Management
  • Climate Change
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  • Water Resources
  • Management
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Project Title JUNIOR BANKING AND AGRICULTURE FINANCE SPECIALIST

Posted on: 15/10/2020

Location / Country: Ukraine

Language: Ukraine and English

Deadline: 22/10/2020

Sectors:

Project Duration: 240 working days

Seeking for:

Work experience: 5 years of relevant professional experience in banking and/or microfinance

Job Description:

 

AESA is implementing the Technical assistance project to support the implementation of the "Ukraine Agri-food APEX Loan" operation (UAFATA) and it is currently seeking for Experts.

Please find here below a summary of the Project:

  • Location: Ukraine
  • Language: Ukrainian, English
  • The intended start date: 1st December 2020.

The Scope of Services and Responsibilities:

  • Analyse requirements from participating financial institutions (PFIs) for investment and working capital loans and produce clear and comprehensible presentation materials for UAFATA team training (including the core team and extension service providers) and for training of potential final beneficiaries.
  • Learn EIB standards and requirements, and conditions of the EIB Agri-Food APEX Loan, and support The TA team in ensuring compliance of PFIs and FBs.
  • Conducting training and post-training support for UAFATA team and for potential final beneficiaries on the requirements and approaches of PFIs.
  • Support extension service providers (ESPs) in data collection from potential final beneficiaries.
  • Analyse incoming loan applications from potential final beneficiaries before they are presented to PFIs and provide actionable feedback to ESPs and potential final beneficiaries on quality and missing pieces.
  • Participate in advisory work of UAFATA team with potential final beneficiaries in preparing their loan applications, including providing support for business planning.
  • Participate in advisory work of UAFATA team with PFIs on new credit products aimed at grains, oilseeds, and fisheries value chains.
  • Participate in advisory work of UAFATA team with existing or potential final beneficiaries on identification of projects that such final beneficiaries might develop and for which they could seek an allocation of loan operation funds.
  • Travel as necessary throughout Ukraine.
  • Deadline to apply: 22/10/2020

The foreseen profile we are seeking, should have the following qualifications and skills:Junior Banking and Agriculture Finance Specialist (240 working days)

Qualifications and skills

  • At least Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field of study (Economics, Finance, Banking, etc.).
  • Fluency in written and spoken Ukrainian; working proficiency in English.
  • Excellent writing, presentation, and communications skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Familiarity with standard Microsoft Office software.
  • General professional experience
  • In depth knowledge of bank lending for working capital and investment projects in agri-food value chains, as evidenced by 5 years of relevant professional experience in banking and/or microfinance.
  • Proven experience from working and understanding of the financial sector, lending products and knowledge of best practices; understanding of agricultural finance and/or the agricultural sector in general.
  • Familiarity with agricultural value chain financing methods and models is desired.
  • Experience in the design and delivery of training programs for financial institutions and agribusinesses is desired.

To apply, please send your updated CV, preferably in the EuropeAid format, to Ms Barbara S Falcon email address B [dot] FALCON [at] aesagroup [dot] eu

How to apply: Please send an updated CV/resume and a cover letter addressed to

Deadline for Applications: 22/10/2020