MicroLoan Foundation UK is a different kind of charity, offering hope, not handouts. By providing small loans and ongoing business training and support, MicroLoan empowers women in rural Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe to set up sustainable businesses. The profits from these businesses enable the women to lift themselves and their families out of poverty. Having completed a strategic merger with the WildHearts Foundation in 2018, the charity has significant plans for growth in both existing and new countries.
About the Company
Microloan Foundation Malawi (MLF Malawi) is the largest operation within the MLF Group. Currently it operates 15 branches with 100 staff across the country, serving approximately 25,000 clients. The Company aims to significantly increase its reach to female clients through expansion and new partnerships, achieve a sound financial and social performance and become a key player in the provision of financial services to the rural poor in Malawi.
Chief Executive Officer, Microloan Foundation Malawi
Location : Lilongwe, Malawi
Reports to : The Board of Directors
The CEO will lead MLF Malawi into its next phase of development, which will focus on growth, achieving operational and financial sustainability and strengthening of systems. In the medium term, the CEO will also begin to prepare the company for obtaining a deposit license and expand its offering to its clients which could include microinsurance and mobile money. This is an exceptional opportunity for a professional heavyweight who will strengthen the operations, develop and execute the business strategy, drive the organisation forward and motivate all staff to achieve ambitious growth targets. This is a position that requires the services of a dynamic and forward-thinking leader who is commercially oriented and dedicated to ensuring provision of superior services to clients and making a positive and long-lasting impact on their lives.
The expected duration of this contract will be for an initial period of 3 years.