One of the world’s leading impact asset managers, Finance in Motion focuses on sustainable economic, social and environmental development in low- and medium- income countries. With well over EUR 2 billion in Assets under Advisory/Management, the company attracts capital from private investors to leverage public sector contributions. Our funds provide debt or equity primarily for local financial institutions and increasingly for project and corporate finance. We are active in more than 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.  
 

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 & Project Management

Location:

Bogotá, Colombia

Working hours:
Full-time / Part-time

Associate – Technical Assistance, Bogotá (m/f/d)

The regional office in Bogotá/ Colombia Finance in Motion is currently looking for an Associate in Technical Assistance for the Development Facility of the eco.business Fund in Bogotá. The Development Facility aims to enhance the impact of the eco.business Fund by complementing its investment activities with technical assistance in the Latin America region.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead, and implement projects under management
  • Prepare technical project proposals for the Development Facility Committee and terms of references for contractors
  • Participate in business development with existing clients and identified leads
  • Maintain client relationships
  • Work within quality/budget/schedule expectations
  • Participate in the presentation of proposals submitted to the Development Facility Committee
  • Selection and hiring of external service providers /consultants
  • Review deliverables and final reports submitted by third party experts
  • Identify, coordinate and attend events, workshops and trainings
  • Support or prepare internal and external communications of projects under management
  • Contribute to annual planning and execution of technical assistance plans
  • Engage in strategic discussions to support creating business opportunities for the fund through TA activities
  • Attend Due Dilignces and support the development of investment proposals
  • Promote the Development Facility in events and trainings

What we expect:

  • University degree, preferably in business administration, agribusiness, natural resources, environmental areas or related disciplines
  • Master’s degree in environmental science, sustainable development, development/sustainable finance or related disciplines
  • Sufficient, relevant professional experience in a similar field
  • Previous environmental consulting experience and project management is preferred (but not essential)
  • Prior training or experience in finance is a plus
  • Building effective working relationships with clients and projects teams
  • Experience in the development of green financial products, including carbon market, green bonds and climate finance
  • Experience in the development of projects related with the promotion of sustainable business and production practices in the agriculture, forestry, aquaculture and/or tourism sectors 
  • Strong project management and organizational skills, including attention to detail
  • Ability to excel and maintain a positive attitude in a high-performance, fast-paced professional environment, while managing multiple projects under tight deadlines
  • Strong initiative, entrepreneurial spirit and desire to learn
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills both in English and Spanish, other languages will be considered as an asset (German)
  • Highly experienced in using Microsoft Office, including Excel and Power Point
  • Willingness to travel, at least twice a month
  • Demonstrable commitment to Finance in Motion´s vision/mission

What you can expect:

  • An agile, widely diverse international working environment with over 35 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 above-average results
  • An organization dedicated to providing effective training and upskilling to its employees
Our around 205 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 prefer a communication style that suits the flat hierarchies and cooperative mindset we value, we would very much like to hear from you. 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