One of the world’s leading advisors in impact investing, Finance in Motion focuses on sustainable economic, social and environmental development in low- and medium- income countries. With well over EUR 1.7 billion in Assets under Management, the company leverages public sector contributions through private investors. Our funds provide debt or equity primarily for local financial institutions and increasingly for project and corporate finance. We are active in 30 countries across Southeast and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa and Latin America, where we foster small business and rural development, green energy production, and natural resource protection and make active use of our network of 17 offices.  

Since its foundation in 2009, the company has consistently recorded year-on-year growth and expanded into new regions and topics. As it seeks to expand its footprint in equity and is about to raise a successor equity fund for the MENA region, Finance in Motion is seeking a

Working area:

Equity group of 6
within Investment Management Team


Frankfurt am Main
with frequent travel to
the MENA region

Working hours:

Full-time / Part-time

Emerging Market Private Equity Professional (m/f)

Key responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development of the equity portfolio by building and developing a strong pipeline of investment opportunities in local markets across the MENA region and beyond 
  • Lead all aspects of the investment cycle from origination, initial eligibility screening, on-site due diligence to investment proposal drafting, presentation to senior management and independent investment committee, deal structuring, and portfolio company monitoring
  • Negotiate with potential investees, from formulating initial terms and conditions, to negotiating complex legal agreements
  • Supervise financial analysis and modelling exercises, and support in developing talent in the team
  • Engage in strategic dialogue with sector stakeholders, and continue to develop and deepen the company’s network of external contacts
  • Coordinate with colleagues in Risk, Legal and other departments as well as external service providers to implement transactions
  • Support in future fund structuring, fund raising and representing the company at conferences, workshops and other relevant events

What we expect:

  • University degree in economics, finance or business administration
  • At least 5+ years of relevant work experience, preferably in Private Equity, Investment Banking, with Emerging Market or development finance background
  • Strong financial modeling experience, and solid understanding of valuation methodologies, and financial statements – prior experience in assessing financial institutions would be an advantage
  • Additional experience in assessing microfinance institutions, leasing and factoring companies, fintech ventures, or in the agricultural or low-income housing financing sectors would be an asset
  • Proven track record in complex project management and negotiating legal agreements
  • Excellent written and spoken English and French, proficiency in Arabic is an advantage
  • High client relationship management skills, strong team-orientation, coupled with an open and engaging communication style and inter-personal skills
  • Commitment to development finance, impact investing, and responsible finance

What you can expect:

  • An agile, widely diverse international working environment with 200 colleagues from over 40 nationalities who strive to uphold our start-up spirit and profit from the opportunities of a growing company
  • A job with a great degree of autonomy that achieves real impact through cooperation and joint responsibility
  • A purpose-driven, performance-oriented company culture that rewards strong and sustainable results

If you are interested, please use our online application system to submit your full application including a CV and meaningful cover letter.
Human Resources
Stefanie Zanetti
Tel.: 00 49 (0) 69 271035-483