Deputy CEO

Location of Job: 
Mumbai, India
09 Apr 2019
05 May 2019
About the organization: 

Agora Microfinance India Limited (AMIL) is a specialized urban MFI licensed as a non-deposit taking NBFC-MFI with the Reserve Bank of India.  It currently works with 25,000 clients in and around Mumbai, through 13 branches, with staff of 75 and total assets under management of around Rs 50 crores. The company is a subsidiary of the Agora Group which invests and runs microfinance operations in other parts of Asia and Africa.

About the Job: 

AMIL is seeking a well-qualified and dynamic individual to join its leadership team based in Mumbai. The Deputy CEO will support the CEO and the current management in further growth and evolution of the company. In particular, the position will provide strategic leadership and help in the achievement of the goals of AMIL as it plans to expand and consolidate its operations further, including expansion beyond Mumbai. The selected individual is expected to meet the following requirements

  • A relevant master’s degree.
  • At least 15 years of experience in financial inclusion/microfinance, of which at least five years should be at senior management level.
  • Demonstrated track record on building efficient, successful operations.
  • Experience of urban microfinance will be a distinct advantage.
  • Strong understanding of information systems, especially in a vastly digitized environment will be a strong plus.
  • A deep understanding of social performance and its relevance to microfinance.
  • Understanding of risks and opportunities in urban microfinance.
  • Ability to work without supervision, as well as team management skills.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills.

During the next five years, AMIL aims to develop into a multi-city MFI and seeks to establish itself as a market leader in urban microfinance. Therefore, this position requires an individual who shares the same ambition, of making a positive difference in the lives of large numbers of urban low-income families through affordable and efficient financial services. 

How to Apply: 

Interested candidates should send a detailed CV and cover letter, explaining their interest and suitability for the above position to [email protected] with "AMIL Dy CEO Application" in the mail subject.

***Only Indian nationals and Indian residents with valid work authorisations are eligible for this position***

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