Intern

Organization
MIX
Location
Dakar, Senegal
Job Type
Internship
Where to Apply
shirani@themix.org
Tags
Internship

About the Job

MIX is seeking an intern for the Africa region. S/he will be working closely with the Regional Coordinator to support the growth and expansion of MIX’s core activities in Africa, in line with the organization’s goals of achieving reliable, comparable, and publicly available information on the performance and outreach of Financial Service Providers (FSP).

Task and Responsibilities

Collect financial and operational data on a quarterly and annual basis, ensure timeliness of the submissions;
Verify financial, social and operational data for completeness, consistency, and accuracy;
Ensure availability of reports and statistics to internal and external stakeholders;
Work with the Regional Coordinator on specific projects, analysis and partnership development;
Supporting the development of MIX’s programs through regional partnerships and projects.
Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in economics, commerce or finance;
Analytical mind-set;
High level of numeracy, diligence, and accuracy;
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint and comfort with online databases are essential;
Experience in similar capacity and knowledge about microfinance and/or banking sector is a plus;
Excellent communication skills in English and French (verbal and written);
Problem solving skills and ability to work under time pressure is an asset;
Excellent communication/interpersonal skills, ability to motivate others to meet their deadlines, and exposure to multicultural working environment are preferred.

Additional Information

Qualified candidates should e-mail a cover letter and resume to shirani@themix.org and mention “Intern – Africa” in the subject line. The position is located in Dakar, Senegal. Selected candidates will be interviewed on an ongoing basis. MIX is looking for the Intern to start before / by 1st June 2019.