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Manager Environmental & Social Management (m/f/d)

at Finance in Motion GmbH in Frankfurt am Main

About the Job

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight and direction to the E&S team
  • Lead the continuous refinement and implementation of our funds’ Environmental and Social Management Systems (ESMS), including E&S policies, procedures, and implementation tools
  • In cooperation with investment teams, coordinate E&S due diligences and monitoring of investees
  • Oversee E&S data collection and analysis for performance reporting
  • Prepare memoranda on E&S related matters for investment committees
  • Lead exchange on E&S matters with internal and external stakeholders
  • Manage external service providers
  • Keep track of the evolving approach of International Financial Institutions to E&S and assess the implications for the company


What we expect:

  • University studies (Bachelor/Master) in environmental studies, natural resource management, geography or other relevant disciplines
  • Sufficient, relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of international good practice for private sector management of E&S risks
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking
  • Well-developed leadership skills
  • Ability to manage and follow up on multiple work-streams and work under time pressure
  • Flexibility and a team player
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Fluency in other languages of Finance in Motion’s countries of operation is an asset
  • Demonstrable commitment to Finance in Motion´s vision/mission

To apply

Finance in Motion GmbH

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 nearly EUR 2 billion in assets under advisory, 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.

What you can expect:

  • An agile, widely diverse international working environment with over 50 nationalities who strive to uphold our start-up spirit and profit from the opportunities of a growing company
  • A job with great learning opportunities 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 more than 200 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.