Junior Consultant Program

  • Are you a recent graduate in economics, finance, education, social sciences or a related field of study?
  • Do you have work experience in finance, retail-banking or with a Sparkasse or any other bank?
  • Are you interested in gaining work experience with an international NGO in the microfinance sector?

Then you could be a candidate for our Junior Consultant (JC) Programme!

Junior Consultants are recent graduates or experienced professionals who support our project activities as short-term experts for 3 or 6 months. JCs are working on specific tasks according to their competence profile for the duration of their stay and receive support from our project managers. A structured introduction, mid-term and final evaluation ensure a fruitful mission for both the JCs and our team.

Requirements are:

  • Minimum a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study; Master’s degree preferred
  • Demonstrated interest/work experience in microfinance, financial education, financial inclusion and/ or development finance
  • Fluency in English (Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda) or French (Burundi) is a must; working knowledge in the other language is preferred; knowledge of German or the national languages can be an advantage
  • High degrees of motivation and energy
  • Ability to work autonomously, with high degrees of responsibility and little supervision
  • Respect for diversity and the ability to work in international, multilingual teams
  • Work experience in the development sector, banking or with international NGOs is an advantage

If you are interested in working with us as a Junior Consultant, feel free to browse through our project section on the website and inform yourself on our project activities.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and should be directed to our HR Team (application.eastafrica@sparkassenstiftung.de), including a short CV (max. 2 pages), a letter of interest and your most recent certificates.

Deutsche Sparkassenstiftung für internationale Kooperation e.V.
Regional office Rwanda:
RICEM Premises, KN 193 St, Kabusunzu, Nyakabanda
P.O. Box 4335, Kigali-Rwanda

Phone: +250 723 380 119

» Contact Us!