Full-Time

Professional Services

Social Impact

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  • India
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom
  • Colombia
  • Kenya
  • Mexico
  • United States

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Description

About BFA Global 
BFA Global is a research, product innovation, and strategy consulting firm that aims to improve the lives of vulnerable and underserved communities worldwide. BFA Global works at the frontier of applied research and innovation, using finance, data, and technology to craft solutions for more sustainable and equitable societies. Founded in 2006, BFA Global is headquartered in Boston and Nairobi.  We have a presence in Medellín, New Delhi, Johannesburg, Lagos, Madrid, Mexico City, and Paris.

 

BFA Global is an exciting and rewarding workplace, offering a range of opportunities to have an impact. The team is curious, collaborative, agile, and risk-taking, constantly seeking to improve to better support policymakers, financial institutions, startups, and innovation ecosystems in emerging markets. We foster an entrepreneurial environment where we can learn, work with purpose and autonomy, and help each other grow.

 

About Catalyst Fund
Catalyst Fund is BFA Global’s flagship tech accelerator. Catalyst Fund supports early-stage inclusive tech startups focused on creating solutions for emerging market underserved consumers. The program has two mandates: accelerating pre-investable inclusive tech startups and accelerating the innovation ecosystems that enable them to scale. Catalyst Fund has supported 55 fintech companies by resolving their specific capital, talent, and skills challenges to deliver accessible, affordable, and appropriate solutions more efficiently, quickly, and with more significant impact.

 

About TECA
TECA works to seed fintech-enabled innovations focused on specific under-explored climate resilience themes. Our first Wave is focused on the Blue Economy in East Africa.

 

Which positions do we seek?

  • Analyst
  • Product Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Qualitative & Quantitative Researcher
  • Social Science Researcher
  • Venture Builder

Criteria

What we seek in candidates:

  • Familiarity with financial inclusion and digital financial services innovation for low-income populations, economic development, or the social business sector
  • Familiarity working with different cultures and languages
  • Experience with product management for low-income populations and/or in low-connectivity environments (i.e., USSD for SMS-based products)
  • Spoken and written language proficiency other than English

Work locations:

  • Our positions can be in locations where BFA Global has a presence: U.S.,  Kenya, Colombia, U.K., Spain, India and Mexico
  • Candidates must have local work permits

Benefits

  • Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

About BFA

BFA Global is a research, product innovation and strategy consulting firm that aims to improve the lives of vulnerable and underserved communities around the world. BFA Global works at the frontier of applied research and innovation using finance, data, and technology to craft solutions for more sustainable and equitable societies. Founded in 2006, BFA Global is headquartered in Boston and Nairobi, with additional offices in Medellín and New Delhi. We have a presence in Johannesburg, Lagos, Madrid, Mexico City and Paris.

 

Catalyst Fund is BFA Global’s flagship tech accelerator. Catalyst Fund supports early-stage inclusive tech startups focused on creating solutions for emerging market underserved consumers. The program has two mandates: accelerating pre-investable inclusive tech startups and accelerating the innovation ecosystems that enable them to scale. To date, Catalyst Fund has supported 31 fintech companies by resolving their specific capital, talent, and skills challenges so they can deliver accessible, affordable, and appropriate solutions more efficiently, more quickly, and with greater impact.