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Senior Investment Officer (Analytics) - Latin America

at BlueOrchard Finance Ltd in Lima, Peru

About the Job

As a member of the regional investment team, you will perform or lead the planning and undertaking the on-site due diligence and prepare full investment proposals to assess the feasibility and completion of debt investment opportunities, in Latin America.
Key tasks

  • Perform desk review and on-site analysis to assess risk of existing and potential clients for the Region;
  • Plan, prepare and conduct due diligence visits, perform country and credit risk analysis;
  • Mentor, support and work with the local team of investment officers, as well as contribute to the development of investment/ credit analysis processes and tools of the Company.

Qualifications

Required skills and experience

  • At least 10 years of relevant working experience in banking as well as in deposit and non-deposit taking financial entities catering to SMEs and micro entrepreneurs with loans and tailor made products like leasing and factoring ;
  • Ideally at least 5 years of relevant working experience in the Region;
  • Experience in performing financial due diligences and/or risk assessments on financial institutions;
  • Experience with assessing debt investments and conducting detailed credit analysis;
  • Excellent problem solving and presentation skills required to effectively manage internal and external communication;
  • Excellent verbal and writing communication in Spanish and English, additional language(s) are a plus;
  • Degree, preferably advanced, in finance, business administration, economics, or related field.

Your personal profile

  • Flexible, highly analytical, self-starter with ambition to excel, detail oriented and a developed commercial acumen;
  • High work ethic, capable of multitasking and producing high quality output within set deadlines;
  • Demonstrated team player with the ability to work in a multi-national and multi-cultural environment;
  • High degree of responsibility and accountability;
  • Willingness to live in Lima and ability to frequently undertake work related travels in the Region.

What to expect from BlueOrchard

  • Be a part of our vision to foster inclusive growth by empowering individuals and communities to break out of poverty and reach their full potential;
  • Stimulating international working environment;
  • Competitive compensation package.

To apply

Please apply in ENGLISH, including CV and cover letter via www.blueorchard.com/about-us/careers/
Deadline for application is January 15th, 2019.

BlueOrchard Finance Ltd

BlueOrchard was founded in 2001 by initiative of the UN as the first commercial manager of microfinance debt investments worldwide and since evolved into a leading impact investment manager. The firm is dedicated to fostering inclusive and sustainable growth while providing attractive returns for its investors. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, BlueOrchard has offices in Cambodia, Georgia, Peru, Kenya, Luxembourg, Singapore and Geneva. To date, the company has deployed over USD 5bn in impact investments across 80 emerging and frontier markets, enabling social impact.