Good Return Vacancy: Financial Capability Lead - Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Use your skills in experiential learning and behaviour change programs to improve the financial capability and livelihoods of people in the Asia Pacific.
  • Work for a cause, not just a salary
  •  Full-time 2-year initial contract
  • Role based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia with approximately 50% of time travelling within the Asia-Pacific region
Good Return is seeking a Financial Capability Lead to empower low-income users of financial services, to recognise and respond to subconscious habits and behaviours, to map and plan their use of money, to choose and negotiate appropriate financial services, to use products appropriately, and to secure and grow their assets for the future.

If you are passionate about using behavioural design to build capability and believe that everyone should have an opportunity to reach their potential, then apply to join the Good Return team and help us in the fight against poverty.

About Good Return
Building pathways out of poverty, Good Return provides access to responsible financial inclusion and capability development opportunities. Our programs enable people living in poverty to develop the confidence, knowledge and capability to manage money and to grow their assets. We support local partner institutions to improve their social performance and extend economic opportunity to their clients and communities. Together these powerful tools empower people, helping them break the poverty cycle for good.

Good Return is an initiative of World Education Australia, an international development agency accredited by Australian Aid and a member of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID).

About the Role
The Financial Capability Lead’s primary role is to develop and maintain the Good Return strategy for Financial Capability and Consumer Empowerment (FCCE); lead the development of curriculum and capability development tools/frameworks (with a particular emphasis on behavioural outcomes); build the FCCE internal team capacity required to successfully implement the strategy; and ensure the achievement of FCCE targets and deliverables. 

A significant part of the role involves program and technical leadership; overseeing our program and staff in Cambodia, and identifying and collaborating on new program development opportunities by providing technical input in order to maximise the quality and impact of field based programs.

The Successful Applicant:
Will have demonstrated experience in the development and application of innovative capability development strategies, experiential learning and or adult non-formal education techniques, as well as applied knowledge of behavioural economics. A tertiary qualification in a relevant field, and working experience in the international development sector is essential.

The full position description and selection criteria is attached.

Culture:
Choosing to work with Good Return is to be part of a small, passionate and professional team using and developing their skills to help achieve our greater mission. It’s much more than just a job.

How to Apply:
Applicants must provide a Cover Letter and Resume addressing how they meet the criteria for the position via the link: CLICK HERE

Applications close: COB Monday 16th May 2016 (Sydney AEDT). Expected commencement date is June-July 2016.

Professionals with skills and experience in behaviour change and capability development are encouraged to apply. Good Return is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their sex, race, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age.
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