As a federal enterprise, GIZ supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development.With the dispatch of qualified specialists as development workers, GIZ contributes to the sustainable improvement of living conditions of people in developing and transition countries.

Job description

The Ghana Microfinance Institutions Network (GHAMFIN) is a network of Non-bank Financial Institution’s Associations, Microfinance Associations and Members of financial institutions engaged in the provision of financial and non-financial services. It was formerly registered in 1998 as a company limited by guarantee. GHAMFIN seeks to promote the development of the microfinance industry in Ghana. GHAMFIN’s vision is to become a unique Microfinance Network of Excellence. Its Mission is to promote an inclusive and responsible financial sector in Ghana by building the capacity of the Microfinance Association members, advocating on issues that advance microfinance policies and operations and coordinating the activities of the diverse membership.

Your tasks

  • Support implementing GHAMFIN and GIZ partnership projects and activities
  • Valuable input in the development of the Industry Database
  • Technical Support in design, managing and implementing an e-learning and Knowledge hub
  • Support the development of the content of tailor-made short online courses for the Microfinance Sector
  • Assist the development and review of strategic documents for Industry and GHAMFIN
  • Provide vital input in short- and long-term strategic and operational planning within GHAMFIN
  • Identify and address organizational development issues to make GHAMFIN more effective

Your profile

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in any of the fields: Statistics, Social Science, Organizational Development, Computer Science, Business Administration, Banking and Finance
  • Expertise in designing Monitoring and Evaluation Frameworks
  • Experience in the use of e-learning tools and Curriculum Development
  • Understanding of the Ghanaian Microfinance Sector and the Financial Sector in general
  • Ability to train and coach teams
  • Excellent Computer Skills, including data base development
  • Well versed in microfinance industry trends, IT innovations etc.
  • Fluent in English and German


GIZ operates worldwide. As part of the GIZ team, you are prepared to take on international assignments and pass on your expertise.

This job is suited to a full or a part-time position.

The willingness to regularly business travels within Africa is required.

Please understand that we can accept and process in principle only applications via our E-recruiting system. Following the confirmation of your successful application, kindly check your spam / junk mail folder on a regular basis, since some provider classify emails from our recruiting system as spam.

GIZ would like to increase the proportion of employees with disability, both in Germany and abroad. Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.

A prerequisite for the conclusion of the agreement is the lifting of the restrictions currently in force in the company on the possibilities for travel and business trips in order to contain the worldwide spread of the Covid-19 virus.