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, including in renewable energy, where the team has now financed more than 740 MW of new renewable energy in emerging markets. Due to this ongoing success, Finance in Motion is seeking a
 

Working area:

Project Finance Team

Location:

Frankfurt am Main, with regular travel required

Working hours:

Full-time / Part-time

Senior Project Finance Investment Officer (m/f/d)

The project finance investment team is comprised of six professionals and is focused on senior debt project financing in the renewable energy, energy efficiency, and resource efficiency investment space in emerging markets. The team seeks a mid- to senior level project finance professional at a Senior Officer or Manager level, to help expand and manage the existing portfolio in the Green for Growth Fund’s (GGF) target region, which currently includes the Western Balkans, Turkey, the Caucasus, Ukraine, Moldova, and six countries in the Middle East and North Africa (www.ggf.lu).  

Key responsibilities:

  • Screen, structure, negotiate and execute new investment transactions, primarily senior debt project finance structures
  • Business development and relationship management for an assigned portfolio
  • Monitor existing investments, both from a financial and covenants perspective as well as for environmental and social aspects
  • Other GGF/ Finance in Motion tasks (process development, reporting, other)

What we expect:

  • Track-record in independently structuring, negotiating, and executing senior debt project finance transactions
  • A personal network in the relevant business, preferably in the GGF target region
  • Experience in working in an international development context, with a strong preference for previous experience working with or for an international development financial institution
  • Ability to independently create and manage project finance financial models based on best practice methodology
  • Strong understanding of international best practice environmental and social requirements for infrastructure projects
  • Experience in deal-team leadership, and a strong team-player
  • Regular travel, including to the GGF target region (around 30% of time)
  • Good public-speaking skills
  • Fluency in spoken and written English, French is an advantage
  • Flexible, pragmatic, and solution-oriented
  • 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 benefit 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 220 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. 
Please be sure to include in your CV or cover letter a list of three references we may contact and a list of transactions you worked on that are relevant for this position including the name of the transaction, size, a short description, and a description of your role in the deal team.
Human Resources
Stefanie Zanetti
Tel.: 0049 (0) 69 271 035-483