AECOM Component Lead: Financial Systems in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

Myanmar - Yangon, Yangon

Job Summary

The Financial Systems Technical Lead will be responsible for working with government officials and key stakeholders in the planning and execution of reform efforts for the establishment of a sound financial sector. The Financial Systems Technical Lead will support the efforts of private stake holders (commercial banks, insurance and microfinance companies, etc.) to contribute and participate in government reform initiatives.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading efforts to work with private stakeholders to adopt best practices in financial systems

  • Introduce and pilot innovative financing models that expand lending for food systems development, and small business reform

  • Work with both firms and regulators to modernize money service businesses

  • Assembling business plans and forecasts in order to best mobilize resources for clean, off-grid energy solutions

  • Facilitate the development and oversight of USAID credit guarantees, coordinating directly with USAID to determine the extent such guarantees will be utilized under the USAID Development Credit Authority

  • Effectively communicates results and learning with project leadership, AECOM, and USAID.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Chief of Party

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject Finance, Business, Economics, advanced degree highly preferred

  • At least 10 years of experience working for or closely with financial institutions in Burma

  • Experience working on USAID funded projects highly preferred

  • Experience managing, organizing and implementing financial systems capacity development in Burma

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience and knowledge of IT platforms and systems implementation highly desirable

  • Fluency in English required, fluency in Burmese highly preferred

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category International Development

Business Line IDEV

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country Myanmar

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 195125BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.