Consultant (Digital Financial Services)

Strategic Impact Advisors

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Strategic Impact Advisors, LLC (SIA) is a woman-owned global consulting firm launched in 2014 with a mission to provide insightful technical assistance to help people overcome barriers and improve their lives through technology and analysis. SIA has four full-time partners that have cross-disciplinary expertise including payment systems specialists, financial inclusion practitioners, telecommunications industry veterans and an economist specializing in data analysis and modeling.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a part time consultancy to support USAID activities to promote digital financial service adoption, particularly in the areas of mobile money and financial inclusion, in Nigeria.


Scope of Work:

The consultant will be responsible for supporting the implementation of SIA’s project work

plan. Some of the primary activities the consultant will assist with are found below:


The Consultant will provide strategic and operational assistance to the SIA project team, to support data collection and analysis efforts regarding digital payment providers, services and channels in Nigeria

The Consultant will support SIA in engaging digital financial services providers and USAID stakeholders in Nigeria 

The Consultant will support SIA in the development of capacity building workshops and engagements with implementing partners and USAID staff  



In order to implement the broader activities mentioned above, the consultant will be required to:

Participate in bi-weekly planning meetings with SIA

Coordinate logistics for field visits with USAID implementing partners, financial services providers, regulators and other relevant stakeholders

Travel on a regular basis

Support training activities associated with leveraging DFS product capabilities and benefits, particularly mobile money and financial inclusion

Support project reporting requirements as assigned



  • Experience in mobile money in West Africa with direct experience with a service provider in Nigeria a plus
  • Familiarity with DFS bulk payment products
  • Understanding of agricultural value chains and NGO payment streams
  • Self-starter; able to work well without constant direction
  • Excellent communication skills and comfortable working virtually
  • Willingness to work remotely with intermittent in-person collaboration
  • Excellent technology skills, Microsoft Office skills
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills and very high attention to detail


Duration: Part time, 2 months


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Strategic Impact Advisors

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Banking / Finance / Insurance and NGO/Community Services & Dev

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years

Application Deadline

1 month from now