Finance in Motion is a global impact asset manager focused exclusively on sustainable development in low and middle-income countries. The company develops and advises impact investment funds whose blended finance structures bring together public and private investors to address climate change, strengthen biodiversity conservation, foster the sustainable use of natural resources, improve livelihoods, and promote economic opportunities.

Over the course of its operations, Finance in Motion has unleashed a cumulative total of over EUR 5.4 billion toward these goals in Southeast Europe, the Caucasus, Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa, and sub-Saharan Africa. In addition to investment activities, the funds also provide technical assistance to support investees, foster responsible finance, and maximize impact in the countries they serve.

Since its foundation in 2009, the company has consistently recorded year-on-year growth and expanded into new regions and topics. Due to this ongoing success, Finance in Motion is seeking an
 

Working area:

Technical Assistance Management

Location:

Cairo, Egypt

Working hours:

Full-time / Part-time

Analyst Technical Assistance Management (m/f/d)

Technical Assistance Management, part of the Investment Management department, supports the Funds managed by Finance in Motion by designing, developing, and managing capacity building projects in favour of the partner institutions of the Funds and sector-level actors such as central banks, financial-sector networks and business support organizations. Technical Assistance projects under management cover a diverse number of topical areas, extending for example credit analysis, risk management, energy efficiency, agricultural finance, and financial technologies/digitization. The primary area of activity will be in favour of Funds active in the MENA region: the SANAD Fund for MSME and the Green for Growth Fund.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the delivery of high-quality technical assistance (TA) projects to the benefit of financial institutions (banks, leasing companies and microfinance institutions), sector and business support organisations, and other partners of the SANAD Fund covering the full project life-cycle:
    • Initiating and structuring TA projects in close collaboration with Investment Management including preparation of terms of reference (ToR);
    • Selection and hiring of external service providers/consultants and coordination with local partners;
    • Operational management & administration of TA projects in compliance with the Standard Operating Procedures and the respective TA Facility Policy;
    • Ensuring quality control and results/impact monitoring of TA projects, external providers and consultants;
    • Delivering timely and accurate data management, as well as provision of project reports, including ad-hoc technical reports and progress updates vis-à-vis planned activities and expected outputs;
    • Steering the monitoring of and learning from TA projects and feed learnings into improved TA offerings.
  • Ensure proper management of allocated project budgets and accounting documentation.
  • Ensure coordination within relevant working groups and with external parties.
  • Day-to-day administration, accounting, and reporting.

What we expect:

  • University degree, preferably in economics, business administration, development finance, or the social sciences.
  • Previous professional experience (incl. internships) in the same or a similar field.
  • Knowledge of, and strong interest in, development finance, in particular in finance and digitalization, entrepreneurship, fintech, agricultural finance and/or gender lens finance.
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills.
  • Ideally, experience in structuring and implementing TA projects.
  • Experience in data/knowledge management, financial reporting, and budgeting would be an asset.
  • Excellent knowledge of English, both written and oral; Proficiency in either French or Arabic is essential.
  • Strong writing and presentation skills enhanced by intercultural skills and sensitivities.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Demonstrable commitment to Finance in Motion´s vision/mission.

What you can expect:

  • An agile, widely diverse international working environment with over 50 nationalities who are keenly interested in making a positive difference through their work and who share a collaborative, can-do spirit
  • A job that allows you to fully utilize and expand your skills within an innovative, hands-on company culture
  • A purpose-driven, performance-oriented company that rewards above-average results
  • An organization dedicated to providing effective training and upskilling to its employees
Our more than 240 employees working from our 17 offices worldwide are dedicated to promoting sustainable development through market-based finance solutions. If you enjoy tackling complex challenges in a hands-on manner and are seeking an adaptable and motivating work environment, we would very much like to hear from you. Please use our online application system to submit your application.
Human Resources
Stefanie Zanetti
Tel.: 00 49 (0)69 271035-483