Research Manager Lead: AML,CFT, Digital finance, Financial inclusion French Speaker only

Helen Wilson Recruitment



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Research Manager Lead: AML,CFT, Digital finance, Financial inclusion French Speaker only

Location Cape Town, South Africa
Employment Type Full Time
Seniority Level Mid
Experience 5 to 7 years
Remuneration R700 000 to R990 000
Remuneration Type Cost to company
Remuneration Frequency Yearly
Benefits -
25/09/2020 Reference Number: HEL508914283


  • Analysis
  • French
  • Project Planning
  • Proposals
  • Relationship Management
  • Research
  • Stata
  • Statistical Analysis

Job Description

Research Manager Lead: AML,CFT, Digital finance, Financial inclusion

Salary circa 700k to 990k

Company is based in Cape Town South Africa but the successful candidate can work from anywhere in Africa remotely or with flexible hours

The company is a not for profit think tank which conducts ground breaking research in the financial sector and financial services with the aim of educating and enlightening society . There is a particular emphasis on financial sector development in emerging markets in Africa with reference also to Asia and Latin America.

Ideal Industry Experience

  • Compliance department of banks
  • Law firms
  • Audit firms
  • Management consulting companies
  • Academia

4 Essential for the role:
1.Masters Degree plus five years’ work experience in RESEARCH into two or more of the following :
Remittances, AML/CFT, Behavioural Science, Digital Finance, Financial inclusion diagnostics, and Innovation support to financial service providers

  1. Excellent strategic thinking and superlative verbal and written communication skills
  2. Experience in research and project design to solve problems while developing and empowering junior team members, including proposal development, budgeting, resource management and talent management
  3. Experience in statistical packages such as Stata, SPSS and R would be highly advantageous
  4. A proven track record of experience with Multiple stakeholders clients and donors and the abilty to meet the demands of multiple research projects simultaneously, balancing speed with quality and accuracy

If you meet the FOUR essential requirements mentioned above please send through the following:

  • updated copy of your CV in Word format
  • a motivational/cover letter which speaks to the job spec and aligns your experience and career aspirations
  • copy of your academic transcripts (which should include results for individual subjects) for ALL degree and post-graduate qualifications, as well as copies of those qualification certificates
  • indicate if you would like to work in Cape town or remotely and if you have access to a stable internet connection

Role Involves:

Tracking and examining growth and capital markets, integrity, cross-border flows, consumer behaviour and new consumer data sources, retail financial services, and the emerging role of new technologies in changing the financial landscape (e.g. Fintech, Insurtech, Regtech)

The successful candidates will be required to lead research across many different types of projects including remittances, AML/CFT, behavioural science, digital finance, financial inclusion diagnostics, and innovation support to financial service providers

He/she will take ownership of client engagement and project design and will inspire and manage teams across a variety of theme areas

The Engagement manager will undertake independent research objectives, operations and strategy – in pursuit of impact

He/She will be required to travel domestically and globally


If you have not received a response within 5 working days then you did not meet the essential criteria mentioned above. Your CV however will be saved for all future consideration. 

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