The Programmes lead will provide strategic leadership and direction which ensures that the company’s programmes are innovative and emerging ideas on financial inclusion are identified and integrated to achieve their intended objectives
He or She will deepen and scale-up the uptake of inclusive innovative financial products/services (microfinance, micro pensions, micro mortgages, micro insurance, non-interest finance etc.) in Nigeria
Minimum of 10 years’ experience in financial services/management consulting with at least 5 years direct experience in at least one, but preferably two of the company’s focus areas (non-interest finance, financial literacy, micro savings/loans/pensions/credit/insurance)
Bachelor degree from a reputable university
Master's degree in International Development, Business Administration, Economics or other related discipline, strongly preferred
Knowledge, Skills & Attribute
Strong understanding of the legal, regulatory & policy frameworks that govern the Nigerian financial services sector
Experience of preparing, reviewing and evaluating investment proposals
Business development experience
Experience in front facing roles that require customer interaction
Experience in developing and implementing business strategies
Good network with relevant stakeholders in the financial services space in Nigeria
Experience in Product design/development experience
Experience working with donor or philanthropic funded programmes, will be an advantage
KPMG Professional Services and KPMG Advisory Services are the KPMG member firm in Nigeria. The partners and people have been operating in Nigeria since 1978, providing multidisciplinary professional services to both local and international organizations within the Nigerian business community. Our vision is to build and sustain our reputation as the best firm to work with by ensuring our people, clients and communities achieve their full potential. At KPMG, we are committed to working with our clients to cut through complexities of the business world– finding solutions and adding value.
Our combination of international and local market knowledge and perspective give us an edge in the professional services industry in Nigeria. This combination enables the Nigerian practice to add real value by developing strategies that give the firm’s clients a distinct edge over their competitors.
As one of the leading providers of professional services, KPMG knows that the success and growth of the firm also depends on the success and growth of the Nigerian economy. Hence, it champions progressive change and makes the future happen for its clients, people and the community, thereby enabling Nigeria’s success. The firm is involved in the formulation of economic policies for Nigeria through the Nigerian Economic Summit Group.
The firm has a full complement of 35 partners and over 1000 trained and dedicated professional staff; with deep industry skills and competencies in audit, tax and advisory services. KPMG has worked for clients in the public and private sector in Nigeria and in several other countries, helping to transform business performance and operations.