Access to Finance Expert – Bilingual
United States
Date Posted 08/08/2022
Type of Position Consultant
Education Requirement Bachelor

CATALYZE F4R is seeking the services of a bilingual Access to Finance Expert (referred to as the consultant) to coordinate written materials and logistics for two Learning Events taking place in Niamey, Niger on August 31 and virtually on September 7. The consultant will be fluent in both French and English and will manage the following deliverables before and during the event.

  • Write 2 two-page lesson snapshots based on F4R’s work with Financial Institutions (FIs) and Financial Facilitators (FFs) in Burkina Faso, based on interviews with CATALYZE F4R technical staff and partners and light desk research on sector background.
  • Support for technical session design and focus on lessons learned for both the in-person and virtual events.
  •  Ensure that both French and English speakers online understand what is going on during the event.
  • Conduct light translating (not word for word but the general ideas) over the chat function of the video platform to ensure the English speakers have a sense of what is being discussed.
    (Deliverable due on September 9)
  • Compile key takeaways from the participants of the virtual event, and assist with translating takeaways from French to English. Suggested video or audio excerpts that highlight key messages.
  • Coordinate with the F4R Manager and deliver edited notes