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International Finance Corporation Suva, Fiji
Dec 05, 2018
Full time
The IFC Project Lead (PL) for the Fiji Insurance Project manages and supports Insurance projects across East Asia and the Pacific (EAP).  The core function of the STC, under the guidance of the PL, is to play a key role in the hands-on implementation of the Fiji Insurance Project, in particular to support the project client (insurers) in product retail and administration - - as well as maintain/establish relationships with key market stakeholders (insurers, financial institutions, farmers groups) - - and with the GoF, in coordination with the World Bank project team. It is crucial for this person to be based in Suva/familiar with Fiji.      Required Qualifications  Master-level degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or related preferred - - Bachelor level will be accepted if work experience matches the qualifications sought;  At least 3 to 5 years of professional working experience, private sector experience strongly preferred;  Experience working with insurance companies (ideally exposed to operations and or marketing) or financial institutions/banks desired;  Experience working with both private and public-sector clients in Fiji desired;  Project Management experience;  Solid data management, analysis, research, and writing skills;  IT programming skills, knowledge of/experience in financial technologies would be an asset;  Ability to work as a team, and with people of diverse backgrounds;  Fluency in English required, plus Fijian or Hindi preferred;  Ability and willingness to travel across Fiji. An STC with the following skills/qualities will be sought:  Negotiation and good people management skills, with maturity to manage different types of stakeholders that may have different interests;  Strong quantitative and analytical skills;  Detail-oriented, team player;  Creative, proactive, and able to make sound judgement calls independently;  Excellent communication skills, with ability to adapt messaging according to the situation;  Respectful in dealing with people of diverse backgrounds. How to Apply Interested candidates please apply online by clicking "Apply Now" after reading the attached.