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 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 a

 

Working area:

eco.business Fund
Location:
Regional office in Bogotá/Colombia, covering Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)

Working hours:

Full-time / Part-time

Senior Investment Officer (m/f/d)

Key responsibilities:

  • Origination, structuring and negotiation of debt investments in financial institutions for the benefit of the eco.business Fund
  • Perform credit and risk assessments, financial projections, covenant compliance reviews, and monitor changes to flag risks to determine performance of assigned portfolio with limited supervision
  • Lead project teams, mentor and develop junior staff,  provide strategic input for the team’s business plan Coordinate with internal stakeholders (Legal, E&S, technical assitance, sector specialist) to identify ways to strengthen development impact and financial sustainability of projects
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders (Legal, E&S, technical assitance, sector specialist) to identify ways to strengthen development impact and financial sustainability of projects

What we expect:

  • Several years of investment experience with a proven track-record of sourcing and closing deals
  • MBA or equivalent qualification
  • Proficient understanding of banking, both from a business and risk perspective is essential
  • Client relationship management experience
  • Existing network in LAC (e.g. banks, DFIs, consultants, food & agribusiness companies)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Ability to describe complex issues, approaches, and lessons in a manner that is relevant and understandable to clients/stakeholders
  • Experience with a Development Finance Institution (DFI and/or E&S standards is an advantage)
  • Willingness to travel for due diligence and monitoring visits throughout Latin America and the Caribbean as well as travel to the Frankfurt Head Office
  • 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 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 in English.
Human Resources
Stefanie Zanetti
Tel.: 00 49 (0)69 271035-483