German Sparkassenstiftung Turkiye

Project Team Leader (Ref: EUZA-TURTL2404)

  • Istanbul
  • German Sparkassenstiftung Turkiye
  • Posted date: 2 weeks before
  • End date: 2024-05-29

Job Title: Project Team Leader (Ref: EUZA-TURTL2404)

Job In Istanbul

Company: German Sparkassenstiftung Turkiye

Start Date: 2024-04-29

End Date: 2024-05-29

Job Description

The German Sparkassenstiftung for international Cooperation (DSIK) is the development cooperation institution of the Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe.

Our vision: Financial inclusion worldwide.

Our mission: We take the successful Sparkassen model beyond regional borders into the world in order to give people in developing and emerging countries access to financial services and thus create prospects for the future.

The project: MSME-Banking, Youth Finance: The project objective is to improve youth MSMEs’ access to finance. The project will aim to:

  • Support youth MSMEs in accessing finance for their sustainable growth,
  • Advise PFIs to develop and implement sustainable financial products for youth MSMEs.
  • Support youth MSMEs in accessing know-how, non-financial business development services and networking opportunities.


Your tasks: As Project Team Leader you are

  • Successfully managing the implementation of MSME lending schemes and complex TA programs at commercial banks
  • Negotiating with third parties including banks, associations, ministries, regulatory authorities, and other stakeholders on behalf of International Financial Institutions
  • Managing a team of international and national senior experts,
  • Conducting due diligences of banks credit operations, portfolio and identifying TA needs
  • Plan and oversee TA interventions with banks on institutional strengthening for PFIs’ Women in Business (WiB) / Youth in Business (YiB) business model.

Your Profile:

  • At least 10 years proven Project Manager experience in managing complex TA programs under donor mandates (EBRD, IFC)
  • Proven experience and track-record in the following fields:

       a) MSME-Finance (product and process design, CRM, and credit risk assessment)
       b) Due Diligence of financial institutions incl. analysis of bank’s portfolio, reporting and lending processes
       c) Design and implementation of NFS-programs for WiB / YiB
       d) Budget and Resource Management

  • Proven expertise in human and/or institutional capacity building (i.e. advisory roles)
  • Ability to manage and develop international teams (onsite and remote)
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Business fluency in English and good command of Turkish is essential


Please send us your application (Letter of Motivation, CV, Certificates) with the reference EUZA-TURTL2404 until 29 May 2024 to

Referans code : EUZA-TURTL2404
E-posta :
Please send your application to the email address with reference code.

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