Operations Microfinance Intern

The trainee will work with the Operation Department. ODN is located in Paris. The trainee will be located in Paris, and could do short-term missions in Central Asia or Africa. He/she will be under the responsibility of the Operation Department, which is composed of the COO, 1 senior operation expert, 2 operation experts, 2 IT officers and 2 interns. Depending on profile and business needs during the intership, the intern will support OXUS group Operation Department, regarding selected issues amongst the following:
  • Support preparing and following-up alternative delivery channels and mobile financial services pilot projects in the OXUS group;
  • Assistance in the development and launch of new products and services, and in particular deposit services;
  • Support in consolidating, harmonizing and improving credit-risk monitoring approaches;
  • Support to the implementation of the new core banking system, in two affiliates, by:
    • Reviewing the quality of the documents produced at the level of the affiliate;
    • Preparing User Acceptance Test and training materials;
  • Assistance in the harmonization and optimization of the credit process;
  • Participation to the observation of good practices and innovations;
  • Update and development of the competitive intelligence for each affiliate’s country;
  • Support of OXUS’s affiliates on any other urgent matter, related to operations.
Skills required are :
  • Master’s degree or equivalent from management, finance or engineering school;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Capacity to organize and moderate a meeting;
  • Interest in microfinance, Central Asia and/or the DRC;
  • Fluency in English and French is a prerequisite;
  • Good knowledge of MS Excel;
  • Russian speaker would be a plus.
Conditions are :
  • Internship
  • 6 months
  • Gross remuneration per month: 15%PMSS
  • 50% of transports ans tickets restaurants are refunded
To apply : Please submit an application letter together with a detailed CV, in English or French, highlighting (1) relevant experience, proven skills, and (2) references to the following mail: jobs@oxus-fr.org