OMNI Human Resource Management

  • Senior Financial Sector Specialist

    Client
    Water.org
    Job Location(s)
    US-MO-Kansas City
  • Overview

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    OMNI is honored to be retained by Water.org to assist with their search for a Senior Financial Sector Specialist, who will support the scale of the WaterCredit model across institutions and countries.

     

    Water.org is an international nonprofit organization based in Kansas City, Missouri that has positively transformed millions of lives around the world through access to safe water and sanitation. Founded by Gary White and Matt Damon, they have been pioneering market-driven financial solutions to the global water crisis for more than 25 years, giving women hope, children health and communities a future.

     

    The Financial Sector Specialist will contribute to the development of the organization's technical assistance to financial institutions by developing a range of materials for the audience and supporting staff with technical assistance implementation. This role will collaborate with leaders and individual contributors across the International Programs (“IP”) teams globally, cross functional teams within Water.org, and external stakeholders. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 6 years of experience working within or advising financial institutions in developing countries.

    Responsibilities

    • Support research for the generation of new communications focused collateral.
    • Monitor new publications relevant to finance and WSS sector practitioner stakeholders.
    • Collect and monitor global data, trends, and lessons relevant to finance and WSS sector practitioners.
    • Collaborate with the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (“MEL”) team to develop and refine indicators to measure impact.
    • Develop evidence that supports the implementation and scale of WaterCredit Adoption (“WCAD”).
    • Collaborate with the MEL team and other internal stakeholders to devise the plan for generating evidence relevant to practitioners, as well as manage and/or contribute to the research, analysis, and dissemination of relevant evidence.
    • Ensure that WaterCredit Adoption feedback and learning plans are implemented in all countries of operation; aggregate feedback on these plans at the global level.
    • Create content for communications collateral pieces for practitioner audiences.
    • Support the development of a suite of technical assistance materials intended to enable practitioners to adopt the WaterCredit model.
    • Manage practitioner resource library and maintain database of internal and external communication resources.
    • Support sharing the evidence base data with external stakeholders and with collaborating institutions through partnership formation, maintenance and participation in public events.
    • Support the provision of technical assistance to financial practitioners who are adopting water and sanitation lending.
    • Provide guidance and advice to internal country staff on the development and implementation of the WaterCredit Adoption model.
    • Support WCAD knowledge-sharing within Water.org.
    • Collaborate with the Senior Learning Specialist to support the creation of a practitioner-oriented learning community within Water.org.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in industry relevant field; Master’s Degree strongly preferred.
    • Minimum 6 years of experience working within or advising financial institutions in developing countries required.
    • Fluency in at least one language other than English. Additional languages desirable. Substantial experience working in global environments with the demonstrated ability to implement work in diverse environments.
    • Experience developing presentations, training material, and other materials for financial institutions.
    • Experience with online training platforms, video production and editing and/or social media a plus.
    • Literate in research methods. Ability to analyze and synthesize evidence in language that resonates with target audiences.
    • Precise attention to detail.
    • Consulting experience and product development experience are desirable.
    • Understanding of water and sanitation sector a plus.
    • Travel Requirement – Position may involve travel of 30%, possibly more.

     

    OMNI and our clients are Equal Opportunity Employers and seek diversity in candidates for employment. EEO Employer W/M/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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