ISSUE DATE: April 14, 2022




WWB Asset Management (“WAM”) is currently evaluating an equity investment opportunity in Mexico. The FSP operates as  a  short-term  inventory  loan  provider and makes use of a  mobile-based  digital platform  for  credit  evaluation  and  client  engagement. The  role of  the  consultant  is  to support  the investment  team  in conducting due  diligence  on  the digital  strategy,  channels,  products and related systems/technology (Front End, Middleware, and Back End) in order to assess how the FSP makes use of a digital strategy to support and enhance its business operations, including expansion plans, and help achieve said strategy.



  • WWB Asset Management (“WAM”) is evaluating an equity investment opportunity in a Financial Service Provider (FSP) with presence in Mexico and Peru, for which it seeks a short-term external consultant to support the investment team in carrying out a due diligence focused on the digital strategy and systems/technology as part of an overall commercial due diligence process.
  • The consultant will review and assess the FSP’s digital infrastructure, processes and systems, as well as its products, services and delivery channels. He/she will help to determine how well the FSP has implemented a digital strategy or its capacity to execute on a future strategy.
  • The consultant will review documents and participate in prep meetings with the WAM investment team prior to due diligence meetings/visits. He/she will accompany the team in conducting virtual meetings with the FSP’s management over the course of 1– 2 full working days, and have follow-up conversations with management as needed.
  • The consultant will summarize findings in a short report and be available to present these findings to the Investment Committee.



  • The objective of the consultancy is to evaluate the robustness of the digital strategy and the processes, products, services and delivery channels to determine how well the FSP has already implemented the strategy or how ready it is to do so. Of particular importance is an analysis of how the digital strategy provides value to the FSP’s overall commercial and expansion objectives.
  • Assess whether and how the digital strategy provides the FSP a competitive advantage in its marketplace, particularly in the Latin American context.
  • Accompany team to conduct meetings with the FSP’s management and participate in discussions regarding the use of digital tools and processes within the FSP.
  • Provide investment team with feedback on pre-due diligence materials, including document request lists, to ensure access to relevant materials and management.
  • Make use of provided checklist of questions focused on assessing the FSP’s capacity and fitness to carry out a digital strategy.

The consultant will be required to perform the following services:

  • Meeting notes
  • Detailed assessment of the digital strategy in accordance with the provided template, including:
    • A description of the digital strategy and integration within the FSP’s business plan;
    • High-level systems map (i.e. front end, back-end, middleware with relevant integrations and providers), including an assessment of the IT Infrastructure (Hardware i.e Front End, Middleware and Back End);
    • Assessment of the Tools (Software, databases, MIS)
    • Organizational Readiness Assessment
    • An analysis of the robustness of the Digital Strategy of the company compared to competition, market, or other relevant research work;
    • An analysis of latest regulations on relevant digital solutions for financial institutions, in the context of regional players in Sub-Saharan Africa;
    • An assessment the adequacy of security and compliance related to digital solutions, including KYC and identity management, data privacy, and other regulations;
    • An analysis of the level of investment made to date and the projections for future
    • A final recommendation highlighting the strengths, competitive advantages, weaknesses, and potential pain points for the success of the FSP’s digital strategy



Activity Timeline
Material Review  2 days
Onsite Visit/ follow-up calls 2 days
Preparation of Due Diligence Report  3 days



In-person due diligence meetings alongside investment team in Mexico City for 1-2 days. Remote for duration of engagement.



Applications must be received no later than May 6, 2022 at midnight EST.

Please include the below in your application:

  • Cover letter, including the below elements:
    • A brief statement of your capacity to complete this work, listing similar projects and completed/relevant organizational experience;
    • Availability;
    • Daily/hourly rate; and
    • References (at least two)
  • Resume or CV of the main people who will be involved in the project

*** Applications should be submitted in English ***

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If you have any questions:

Applicants may submit their question(s) in writing until May 3, 2022 to  Please include in the e-mail subject line “Questions: RFQ Digital Due Diligence Consultant, Mexico.”

This RFQ does not guarantee or commit Women’s World Banking to proceeding with the above described work. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Women’s World Banking will be unable to contract with any individual who is US citizen or resident without an LLC or LP or similar structure.