Microloan foundation malawi

microloan foundation malawi

Job Description

The MicroLoan Foundation is a microfinance charity working in Malawi and Zambia. It provides microfinance and training to groups of rural women, helping them to start small businesses and work their way out of poverty.

Background: MicroLoan Foundation needs to upgrade its MIS system and begun the selection process with the assistance of an external IT company. Following on wide consultation, system demo’s and a due diligence exercise the organization selected an MIS system developed by the Oxus Group known as Octopus as its preferred software solution. The system is supported by a team of developers based in Krygyzstan who will lead the implementation process. This investment will ultimately lead to significant operational and technical changes for MicroLoan Foundation.

About the Job:

MicroLoan Foundation is seeking an MIS Consultant. S/he will be responsible for supporting preparation and installation of new MIS including cleaning HQ data and reconciling with branch data. S/he will also identify potential areas which will require change during/as a result of the installation and work with the Octopus team preparing for implementation to support those changes. The objective of the project is to:

•Improve organization's compliance with RBM regulation through increased technical capacity;

•Improve organization's efficiency and accuracy in data management;

•Improve organization's operational efficiency through better processing of loan disbursements and repayments;

•Build the internal staff capacity to manage the MIS system and provide ongoing training across the organization.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

•Provide pre-implementation support on the ground to ensure all the necessary infrastructure is in place and ready for the implementation team;

•Work with and support the implementation team;

•Provide ongoing post implementation support and training on the ground ensuring all users are adequately competent and the system is working as expected;

•Following implementation and the departure of the Octopus team, ensure the organization staff are

effective and efficient in using the new MIS. Take a 'floor walking' cap

About the organization:

The MicroLoan Foundation is a microfinance charity working in Malawi and Zambia. It provides microfinance and training to groups of rural women, helping them to start small businesses and work their way out of poverty.

Background: MicroLoan Foundation needs to upgrade its MIS system and begun the selection process with the assistance of an external IT company. Following on wide consultation, system demo’s and a due diligence exercise the organization selected an MIS system developed by the Oxus Group known as Octopus as its preferred software solution. The system is supported by a team of developers based in Krygyzstan who will lead the implementation process. This investment will ultimately lead to significant operational and technical changes for MicroLoan Foundation.

About the Job:

MicroLoan Foundation is seeking an MIS Consultant. S/he will be responsible for supporting preparation and installation of new MIS including cleaning HQ data and reconciling with branch data. S/he will also identify potential areas which will require change during/as a result of the installation and work with the Octopus team preparing for implementation to support those changes. The objective of the project is to:

•Improve organization's compliance with RBM regulation through increased technical capacity;

•Improve organization's efficiency and accuracy in data management;

•Improve organization's operational efficiency through better processing of loan disbursements and repayments;

•Build the internal staff capacity to manage the MIS system and provide ongoing training across the organization.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

•Provide pre-implementation support on the ground to ensure all the necessary infrastructure is in place and ready for the implementation team;

•Work with and support the implementation team;

•Provide ongoing post implementation support and training on the ground ensuring all users are adequately competent and the system is working as expected;

Source: www.charityjob.co.uk

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