A not-for-profit membership-based association, the Microinsurance Network (asbl) is driven by its vision of a world where people of all income levels are more resilient and less vulnerable to daily and catastrophic risks through improved access to effective risk management tools. Low-income consumers lie at the heart of our mission. With members in more than 50 countries, we work with a broad range of stakeholders to prioritise the needs, interests and well-being of our ultimate beneficiaries.

 

Our mission is to promote effective insurance for low-income people by encouraging shared learning and facilitating knowledge generation,
through publications and events organised around the world.

 

Knowledge Manager

 

We are currently recruiting a Knowledge Manager whose core role will be to provide subject matter expertise on microinsurance to support the development of written content and event agendas. In addition to these core responsibilities, the successful candidate will represent the Network at external events as a speaker and maintain relationships with allocated members of the Network.

 

Key responsibilities et Tasks

• Publications: research, write, edit, proof-read and check Briefing Papers, Programmes and Publications; oversee graphic design, layout and printing
• Events: coordinate assigned working groups, project manage and design the content of regional workshops in Emerging Asia and the global North and of our annual members’ meeting, prepare the content for event blurbs, agendas, advertisements, social media posts, etc.
• Member coordination: take responsibility for building and maintaining relationships with Network members, maintain contact reports and records
• Represent the Network at regional and global events and deliver speaking opportunities during these events

 

Profile

• Qualified microinsurance expert and/or demonstrable experience in the field
• University graduate, preferably Master’s degree in a relevant subject
• Proven writing skills
• Experience in event management desirable (content and speaker management)
• Experience of public speaking and facilitating events such as workshops
• Proficient in English (level C, Common European Framework or mother tongue)
• Proficient in French (level C, Common European Framework or mother tongue)
• Spanish or Portuguese desirable
• Experience in project management desirable
• Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills
• Excellent communicator both orally and written
• Excellent communicator both orally and written
• Confident and eager to engage with members, speakers, funders, and all stakeholders
• Hands-on, versatile and familiar working within a small, dynamic team
• Confident and eager to engage with members, speakers, funders, and all stakeholders
• Demonstrates initiative, flexibility, innovation, excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
• EU work permit

 

Full time, based in Luxembourg

Starting date: 1st April 2020

Application deadline: 3rd February

  If you are interested in this position and want to join this small, dynamic team,
please send a letter of motivation and your resume by email to Sophie Lafleur at slafleur@mandeleo.lu