Job Title: Microfinance Program Technical Advisor (MFPTA) / January 2020
The Hunger Project (THP) is a global non-profit organization whose mission is to end hunger and poverty by pioneering sustainable, grassroots, women- centered strategies and advocating for their widespread adoption in regions where hunger persists. We operate in 22 countries with 350 staff and have mobilized 395,000 volunteer leaders worldwide. Our programs throughout Africa, South Asia and Latin America are based on an innovative, holistic approach, which empowers women and men living in rural villages to become the agents of their own development and make sustainable progress in overcoming hunger and poverty.
The Microfinance Program Technical Advisor (MFPTA) supports the efficient and successful implementation of the the Microfinance Program (MFP) in the nine Program Countries in Africa where The Hunger Project (THP) operates: Benin, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique Senegal, Uganda and Zambia.
This is a full-time position located at THP-Malawi Offices, in Blantyre, in Malawi, reporting to the Global Vice President & Southern Africa Regional Director, (based in Blantyre, Malawi) The MFPTA will support the transition of the MFP to self-reliance with an original two-year term, with an option to extend.
This position is only available to nationals or Africa regional staff with authorization to work in Malawi.