Careers @AFI

People at AFI

Why join AFI?

Working at AFI is an opportunity to become a part of the organization's unique peer-to-peer learning model that encourages and enables financial policymakers to interact and exchange knowledge. This information interchange results in the building of a comprehensive knowledge base on financial inclusion and the subsequent formulation and implementation of effective policy by members in their home countries.

Career opportunities

View our career opportunities below and click on the specific job link for details on how to apply. AFI will never charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. For inquiries regarding future opportunities at AFI, please send your resume to


Communications Manager of Inclusive Green Finance (IGF) & Gender Inclusive Finance (GIF)

AFI is looking for a Communications Manager who will focus both equally and exclusively on two workstreams: (1) green financial inclusion and (2) gender and women’s financial inclusion. The Communications Manager will provide diverse services and produce a variety of content while promoting AFI’s activities in these two areas. This role also involves the coordination of AFI knowledge products and AFI events as well as accompanying visibility products, a variety of online products and campaigns for AFI's website and social media channels. Learn more & apply now.

Events Manager

Working closely with the Senior Manager of Events, the Events Manager is required to take ownership of AFI events from planning to execution including cost management, quality control, timeline, stakeholder and vendor management and resource planning. The role requires great attention to the detail and the ability to work with minimum supervision. Learn more & apply now.

Finance Manager

Reporting directly to the Head of Finance, the role of Manager is to be a business partner and support other Business Units within AFI, including coordinating and monitoring role in ensuring that envisaged contractual obligations from donor funded grants are met on timely manner.

Policy Analyst, Financial Inclusion In-Country Implementation (ICI) (Local Hire)

The Policy Analyst will be responsible for day-to-day support on all ICI-related programs and advisory services. He/she will be relied upon as a trusted resource for the team to undertake research, analyze data, review documents and distill volumes of information into key insights. The Policy Analyst is expected to have a good grasp of financial inclusion policy issues, economics literature, legal precedent and, ideally, industry development pertaining to financial inclusion. Learn more & apply now.

Policy Analyst, Gender Inclusive Finance

Reporting to the Head of Gender Inclusive Finance (GIF), the Policy Analyst will play a leading role in policy analysis work in new and emerging financial inclusion policy areas.  This role requires a high level of responsibility, capacity to work independently, and ensuring the timely delivery of all team outputs. The Policy Analyst will also lead the research and policy analysis to support AFI's commitment for greater gender diversity and women's leadership within AFI member institutions. Learn more & apply now.

Policy Analyst, Policy Programs & Regional Initiatives (PPRI) (Local Hire)

The Policy Analyst will be responsible primarily for day-to-day support on all Policy Programs & Regional Initiative programs. He/she will be relied upon as a trusted resource for the team to undertake research, analyze data, review documents, distil volumes of information into key insights and effectively communicate key findings. Learn more & apply now.

Policy Manager, Consumer Empowerment & Market Conduct

The Policy Manager, Consumer Empowerment & Market Conduct (CEMC), will be primarily responsible for (1) knowledge generation and (2) in-country implementation on policies related to CEMC (e.g. responsible lending, consumer protection, financial literacy, capability and education etc). This position requires content development and dissemination of policy trends related to CEMC with member countries with guidance for in country implementation. The Policy Manager will also oversee and facilitate the Working Groups related to CEMC, guide and support the development of their respective work plans and provide technical guidance by coordinating closely with AFI members.

Policy Manager, Financial Inclusion In-Country Implementation (ICI)

The Policy Manager in Financial Inclusion In-Country Implementation (ICI), will be primarily responsible for assessing, overseeing and in some cases conducting the correct implementation of the ICI programs and advisory services. He/she will be relied upon to evaluate and oversee from a technical and financial/budget perspective the execution of different policymaking and regulatory projects that support the ICI initiatives required by the AFI member institutions, considering the support of the AFI member services. Learn more & apply now.

Policy Manager, Global Standards Proportionality

The Policy Manager, Global Standards Proportionality (GSP), will report to the Head, Policy Analysis, and will be primarily responsible for (1) knowledge generation (2) in-country implementation and (3) global advocacy on policies related to global standards and proportionality. This position requires content development and the dissemination of policy trends related to global standards including proportionality; technical assistance to individual member countries of AFI within the GSP area; and proactivity in engaging with SSB processes and financial inclusion workstreams. The Policy Manager will also oversee and facilitate the GSP Working Group in the development of knowledge products such as guideline notes, case studies and policy toolkits. Learn more & apply now.

Policy Manager, Public-Private Partnerships

Reporting to the Head of Global Partnerships, the Policy Manager, Public-Private Partnerships is tasked with administrating, advancing and expanding the AFI Public-Private Dialogue (PPD) platform. This role requires experience with partnership and client portfolio management comprised of global and regional institutions. Able to engage effectively with a diverse array of partners and stakeholders, the Policy Manager will secure PPD partner pipelines and strengthen AFI's Knowledge Partnerships. Learn more & apply now.

Policy Specialist, Inclusive Green Finance (IGF)

The Policy Specialist will be a part of advancing AFI’s Inclusive Green Finance (IGF) work stream. The IGF workstream will provide a global platform for financial regulators, such as central banks, ministries of finance and other financial inclusion stakeholders to understand the linkages between financial inclusion and climate change, and develop innovative regulatory approaches that can help mitigate, and adapt to, the adverse impact of climate change, and ultimately help to ensure climate-friendly financial inclusion. Learn more & apply now.

Regional Manager

AFI is looking for an experienced Regional Manager in the area of technical financial inclusion policy and regulation expert. He/she will be responsible for enhancing member relations and providing technical inputs and advise for effective engagement and in-country policy implementation support for AFI members in the Arab Region. He/she shall also be tasked to lead AFI’s collaboration and cooperation with partners in the Arab Region. Learn more & apply now.

About AFI

Our Vision

Making financial services more accessible to the world's unbanked.

Our Mission

Empowering policymakers to increase access and usage of quality financial services for the underserved, through formulation, implementation and global advocacy of sustainable and inclusive policies.

Our Values

AFI maintains a work environment that fosters personal and professional growth for all employees. AFI values revolve around six principles as seen in the graphic below.

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