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Head of Investment Unit

at ADA in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

About the Job

You will join ADA in managing the microfinance investment unit, particularly in connection with the Luxembourg Microfinance and Development Fund (LMDF –, and contribute to the growth of tier 2 and 3 microfinance institutions to better meet the needs of people excluded from financial services.
Your responsibilities:

  • Provide advice to the LMDF client: coordinate action plans, organize activities, contribute to the strategic direction, particularly in the development of new markets
  • Mentor the team of several analysts in the prospecting, selection, and analysis work professionally and dynamically. Optimize the organization, tools and team resources
  • Administer a portfolio under management of IMFs
  • Provide technical support to analysts
  • Analyze and manage all the risks inherent in the proposed and implemented investments
  • Ensure the management of the unit in terms of vision, scheduling, budget, administration, implementation and continuous improvement in line with the mission, vision and values of the NGO


  • University degree with a financial / business management focus
  • At least 10 years of professional experience in a similar job function in the areas of financial and social analysis, credit risk, or investment portfolio management.
  • Knowledge of the microfinance sector and impact investing is essential
  • Proven track record in financial analysis, social analysis, business valuation, and credit risk management
  • Good knowledge of leading computer software
  • Very good knowledge of French, English, and Spanish
  • Good ability to mentor and motivate employees
  • Ability to prioritize and manage your time and that of your team effectively
  • Excellent capacity to analyze information, evaluate the options and plan strategically
  • Ability to work and negotiate in multicultural contexts with a variety of stakeholders
  • Good writing and presentation skills

To apply

Apply directly at ["ADA":]


ADA is a Luxembourgish NGO which plays a leading role in the inclusive finance sector. ADA is a partner of choice for the support of the autonomous development of populations excluded from traditional financial services.