The Facility’s Fellowship Programme encourages professionals with substantial experience in financial services and/or insurance to use their expertise to effectively provide technical assistance to low-income markets.
Throughout the Fellowship engagement, fellows will provide technical and project management support to an innovation project of a leading practitioner in the selected country.
The Facility pre-selects the host and defines the innovation project together with the host organization. The project could range from the design of a new product, implementing a new digital technology solution, creating a public-private partnership or working with new distribution channels or service providers and will focus on one or more of the following themes:
Bundling a range of financial services that improve consumers’ ability to manage risk
Developing insurance solutions that extend or supplement existing social protection schemes
Developing insurance and risk management products that benefit small-scale farmers and improve financial institutions’ risk management abilities
Providing risk management solutions to MSMEs
Delivering digital solutions that improve efficiencies and provide greater value to customer
Fellows will spend up to two years at a host organization, while having opportunities to support other partners/hosts throughout their fellowship.
The opportunity The ILO’s Social Finance Programme invites applications from qualified professionals with expertise in insurance, microfinance and development for inclusion in its Fellowship Programme roster and for potential placements in Africa and Asia. The projects are expected to start at the end of 2021, although are contingent on the COVID-19 situation and may be delayed.
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