Careers Senior Analyst

Senior Analyst



We are looking for a for a local resource with 3-5 Years of experience with a strong grasp of both Vietnamese and English language. The candidate should have knowledge of local markets and experience in Banking/digital financial services/ financial inclusion sector in Vietnam.



  • Support the country programme manager in the current and future projects in the Vietnamese markets. 
  • Take up technical responsibilities as part of the ongoing and future projects that would be associated with banking, microfinance, digital financial services etc. 
  • Take charge of facilitating communication between international experts and the local clients through interpretation of documents, presentations and facilitation of meetings and workshop. 
  • Gathering market information and intelligence through secondary market research 
  • Travel for market research, Workshops and meetings etc. as required (upto 20% of time)
  • Involvement with other (non-Vietnam) projects and supporting the domain team members based out of other offices across Asia. 
  • Relationship management with existing clients in Vietnam 
  • Business Development through identification and engagement of potential clients and opportunities


Business Development:-

  • Build relationships with existing and potential clients 
  • Take initiatives to develop Client Relationship 
  • Develop and submit proposals to generate business – particularly for the Practice Group s/he is part of
  • Represent MicroSave at conferences etc.
  • Author /Co-author of thematic publications to be developed from field experiences (Focus notes/Briefing notes)
  • Actively engage in Marketing Activities and participate in Digital Media dialogues (blogs, discussion forums etc.)


Human Capital Development:-

  • Conduct “Quality of Delivery”/Feedback assessments with team members after assignment execution in line with the quality control guidelines 
  • Assist and support the development of other staff by providing guidance and advice where appropriate
  • Share knowledge with staff and create opportunities for mentoring
  • Take ownership of self-development by acquiring skills and knowledge which add value to the organization

Business Execution:-

  • Lead or assist with the planning and implementation of medium/large technical assistance assignments 
  • Conduct assignment set-up and de-briefing meetings of assignments where s/he is responsible
  • Builds rapport with various contact points at the client organisation for successful execution of the assignments
  • Plan and execute assignments with utmost due diligence 
  • Oversee and support the process of report writing and data analysis
  • Review training courses delivered, research papers prepared, curriculum developed and technical assistance provided to clients
  • Contribute to the development of MicroSave’s toolkits and other publication


Qualifications and Competencies:

Academic/ professional qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, economics or accounting. 
  • Masters Preferred. Any certificate/degree course in banking/finance/microfinance preferred. 
  • Very well-developed English skills (both oral and written) is mandatory. 
  • Strong basics in MS Office


  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in Banking/digital financial services/financial inclusion sector in Vietnam. 
  • Experience with the delivery of technical assistance programmes 
  • Cost accounting skills and experience will be an added advantage
  • Skills and competencies:
  • Ability to lead assignments and teams and work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to develop client relationships and win business
  • A strong field orientation and proven interpersonal skills
  • Leadership skills, decision-making skills, problem-solving skills, and people-management  skills 
  • Excellent spoken and written English 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint 
  • Willingness to travel 
  • Good soft skills

Candidates may submit their CV to keeping Job title 'Ref.:- Senior Analyst' in Subject line. The last date for submitting your CV is September 22nd, 2018.
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For almost 20 years, MicroSave has:

  • Improved credit, savings, insurance and payments products by understanding the poor's financial needs, aspirations, perceptions and behaviours
  • Converted clients to a market-led approach
  • Published papers offering key insights into financial inclusion in Africa and Asia
  • Trained thousands of leading financial inclusions specialists
  • Developed newsletters, notes, research papers with a more global perspective

MicroSave In Numbers

  • Worked with over 200 banks, MFIs and MNOs
  • Helped to develop and test over 200 different financial inclusion products and channels
  • Supported seven MFI transformations and a bank listing in Africa
  • Designed and implemented nearly 75 digital finance projects across Africa, Asia and Latin America
  • Implemented Social Performance Management systems for 23 clients
  • Researched and published in-depth financial market intelligence for 56 African and Asian countries
  • Published over 550 papers, focus and briefing notes, and other print, and online publications
  • Developed 35 toolkits translated into over 15 languages