Vacancies

Country Coordinator – Sierra Leone

Deadline: October 27, 2020

Requirements

Working jointly with the Sierra Leone office of the UK Government Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO Sierra Leone), FSD Africa wishes to appoint a consultant to support the roll-out of preparatory work for a financial sector development programme in Sierra Leone.

The services will involve preparation of management solutions that will lay the foundation for a locally registered specialist vehicle through which FCDO Sierra Leone will be able to focus its future financial sector programming; managing an initial portfolio of projects in Sierra Leone that will enable the creation of momentum and conditions necessary for the establishment of FSD Sierra Leone.

Under this assignment, the Consultant will act as Sierra Leone Country Coordinator, being the focal point and key representative for FSD Africa in Sierra Leone. The Country Coordinator will lead the development of an impactful strategy and programme of work for the country. In addition, the Country Coordinator will support the establishment, registration and incubation of a new FSD entity in the country, until its operations are handed over to the FSD CEO.

For more information and details on how to apply, please refer to the full terms of reference document(Click the download link below). The contract will run for an initial 6-month period from 1 December 2020 to 31 May 2021 on a drawdown basis; approximately 5-10 days per month. Contracts may be renewed beyond this period, subject to satisfactory performance.

Proposals, which should not exceed 6 pages (excluding annexures), should be sent to bids@fsdafrica.org by 1200 EAT on 27 October 2020.

The consultant must have the legal right to work in and should currently be resident in Sierra Leone.

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