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Senior Investment Officer – Lima Office (Specialized in Energy Financing via Financial Institutions)

at responsAbility Investments AG in Lima

About the Job

  • Identify Financial Institutions (FIs) that are capable and willing to advance a green lending program to support renewable energy and energy efficiency projects
  • Negotiate, structure and close new investment opportunities with FIs in Latin America
  • Proactively address the concerns of potential and existing FI partners via local partnerships with technical specialists, designing innovative technical assistance projects and tailored financing solutions
  • Cooperate and coordinate with other teams, units and functions in Zurich and in the local office
  • Become a trusted resource for FIs and responsAbility staff in all aspects of green lending
  • Act as an ambassador for clean energy investments of our company in the region
  • Assist FIs in the implementation of a clear and timely impact repor­ting system, social and environmental risk management system and suppor­ting technical assistance

Qualifications

  • Degree in economics, finance or business administration; relevant supporting training in renewable energy and/or energy efficiency is considered as a plus
  • 8+ years’ work experience related to FIs’ financing and energy lending, e.g. in RE/EE lending departments of FIs or financial sector teams of development finance institu­tions
  • Ability to write in clear, concise and persuasive English
  • Strong business development and relationship management skills
  • At ease with different cultures and excellent project management and communication skills
  • Willingness to spend a considerable amount of time travelling (~30%)
  • Passionate about sustainable and climate finance

To apply

Please apply through our online tool on our website:
https://recruitingapp-2830.umantis.com/Vacancies/1810/Description/2?DesignID=00

responsAbility Investments AG

responsAbility is one of the world’s leading asset managers specializing in development-related sectors of emerging economies. These sectors comprise the areas of finance, agriculture and energy. responsAbility provides debt and equity financing to non-listed companies with business models that target the lower-income section of the population and can thus drive economic growth and social progress. responsAbility offers professionally managed investment solutions to both institutional and private investors.