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 a

Working area:

Investment Management

Location:

Bogotá, Colombia OR
Mexico City, Mexico

Working hours:

Full-Time/Part-Time

Senior Investment Officer – Financial Institutions and Debt (m/f/d)

Key responsibilities:

  • Active contribution to the development of the investment portfolio by building and developing a strong pipeline of investment opportunities (financial institutions, potentially corporates), in markets across the Latin America region; in long-term debt facilities as well as bond placements
  • Leading all aspects of the investment cycle from identification of potential investees, conducting on-site due diligences, structuring investment proposals, presenting for approval to an investment committee, and monitoring the outstanding portfolio
  • Leading commercial and legal discussions with potential investees, from formulating and drafting initial terms and conditions to supporting the negotiation of complex legal agreements
  • Supporting the business development to ensure a suitable mix of key metrics (impact, risk, return) in light of market developments in Latin America
  • Preparing internal and external reporting requirements to evaluate and monitor individual transactions and the investment portfolio
  • Identifying technical assistance needs for potential investees or market participants, in coordination with the technical assistance team
  • Supporting preparation of annual business plans, aligned with the investment strategy
  • Participating in targeted policy dialogue with relevant stakeholders in the region
  • Representing and positioning FiM, including participation in conferences, workshops, etc.

What we expect:

  • Undergraduate studies in economics, business administration, finance, or a related fields with a relevant master’s degree or equivalent (i.e. CFA)
  • Several years of relevant work experience in lending to financial institutions; experience in lending to corporates, including agribusinesses, is a plus
  • Ample regional business network and strong client relationship management skills
  • Strong analytical skills in finance and credit analysis with solid understanding of accounting standards
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English (all responsibilities are conducted fully in English) and fluent in Spanish, Portuguese is a plus
  • Strong presentation skills enhanced by intercultural sensitivities
  • Goal oriented, team player, and fully committed to delivering high quality results under tight deadlines
  • 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 290 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
Steffen Winterholler
Tel: +49 (0)69 271 035 798