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 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(n)
 

Working area:

Risk Management

Location:

Bogotá or El Salvador

Working hours:

Full-Time / Part-Time

Senior Officer - Credit Risk Management LATAM (m/f/d)

The Credit Risk Management Department is responsible for credit risk management and particularly for underwriting and subsequent monitoring of lending transactions to financial institutions. It is looking for an established professional to take over the senior role in Latin America’s Credit Risk Management function: 

Key responsibilities:
  • Perform the risk analysis (i.e., credit, market, and liquidity) of current and potential investment opportunities across the Latin American and the Caribbean markets
  • Coordinate credit risk underwriting activities, including on-and off-site due diligence for potential investments on the Risk side
  • Ensure the risk review of loan agreements and other legal documentation in line with the company’s risk tolerance
  • Ensure regular monitoring of the outstanding debt investments in financial institutions (banks and non-bank financial institutions), corporates and other investees
  • Maintain the quality of the internal credit rating process and conduct continued rating surveillance of the investment portfolio 
  • Ensure analysis of key market, industry, and economic developments in countries of operation
  • Ensure close cooperation and coordination with Investment Management and other departments within the organization 
  • Prepare and deliver risk-related communications with key stakeholders (internal and external)
  • Provide coaching and guidance to junior staff to develop their knowledge and skillset

What we expect:

  • Sufficient professional experience and track record in assessing risks of financial institutions. Experience in analyzing corporate clients is considered as an additional advantage.
  • Familiarity with the financial sector and banking regulatory framework of Latin American countries
  • The successful candidate could have accumulated experience within either of: 
    • Private sector banks
    • International development banks
    • International and regional financing companies/funds
    • Rating agencies and consulting firms
  • Pro-active, creative, self-motivating attitude
  • Fully bilingual (English and Spanish) and superior written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of Portuguese is considered as an additional advantage
  • Ability to interact at different corporate levels and with external parties and stakeholders with confidence and clarity
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work, meet deadlines, and oversight projects
  • Degree in Economics, Business Administration, Development Finance, or a related field
  • Willing to travel to the countries of firm’s operations (Central America, South America, and the Caribbean) as necessary
  • 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 230 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
Mieszko Domanski
Tel.: +49 69 271 035 711