Oikocredit Job Vacancy: Project Officer - Philippines

Oikocredit is one of the world’s largest sources of private funding to the microfinance sector. We also provide loans to fair trade organizations, cooperatives and other forms of small-to-medium social enterprises (SEs) in the developing world.

The financial resources exceed EURO 700 Million and come from investments by churches, institutions and individuals. Oikocredit has 8 regional offices, 34 country offices, the International Support Office in the Netherlands and approximately 219 staff members worldwide.

For the past 25 years, Oikocredit has been a trusted social investor providing financial services and capacity building support in the Philippines. Together with partners, it aims to create stronger, more resilient and socially responsive enterprises in the next 25.

Oikocredit is in search of a Project Officer

Project Officer
The Project Officer contributes to the development of strategies and policy of the region and in line with the adopted strategy identifies feasible projects for financing and develops a sustainable portfolio. S/he mitigates   risks for Oikocredit through the consistent conduct of thorough due diligence and the regular monitoring of key indicators for financial and social performance of institutional partners. Where relevant, the Project officer works out proposals for technical assistance to enable project partners reach their financial and social goal.

Education and experience:  
  • Advanced academic qualifications in economics, business administration, finance, agricultural economics, development economics or related disciplines
  • At least 3 years of experience in business, banking and /or economic development
  • At least 4 years of experience in the evaluation of investment proposals and management of credit schemes in  any or all of the following sectors: microfinance, agriculture, renewable energy.  Experience in  any of the following countries is a plus:  Vietnam, Indonesia, Myanmar, Laos
  • Adept at financial analysis
  • Computer literate with advanced skills in Excel and Word.  Knowledge of PowerPoint is a plus
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English is a must 
Mail or send your letter of application with curriculum vitae by 30 September 2016 to

Oikocredit EDCS, U.A. Phil. Representative Office
Unit 503 Transorient Maritime Building
No. 66 Timog Avenue, Sacred Heart
Quezon City, Philippines
T: (632) 9293229 / 9293235 / 4102399