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(Junior) Investment Officer Latin America

at Triple Jump B.V. in Lima, Peru

About the Job

Triple Jump, a Dutch impact investment manager with a global portfolio, is looking for a:

(Junior) Investment Officer Latin America (fluency in Spanish and English required)
40 hours per week, duty station Peru, Lima
Local candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Triple Jump is an impact-focused investment manager that manages and advises several funds in the area of financial inclusion, SME finance, affordable housing and renewable energy. Triple Jump’s mission is to go where investing capital empowers people and improves lives. Triple Jump is headquartered in Amsterdam and has a strong footprint in the emerging markets with 5 regional offices located in Georgia, Peru, Mexico, Thailand and Kenya. The team consists of over 80 professionals, including 30 different nationalities, with broad field experience and in-depth financial expertise. Triple Jump investment portfolio spans across more than 60 countries.

Triple Jump offers professional asset management services to investors, ranging from asset selection to portfolio management to fund administration. Triple Jump holds an AIFMD license and is regulated by the Dutch Central Bank and the Authority Financial Markets. Our investor base includes institutional investors, development banks, governments, NGOs, and retail banks, all of whom seek to combine financial returns with and social/environmental impact.

Expectations
As a (Junior) Investment Officer you will assist with the identification, appraisal, processing and supervision of debt investments in MFIs in the Latin America region. You will contribute to the full investment cycle, from origination to monitoring of the investment. You will develop an extensive regional network of partners and other people/institutions relevant to the fulfillment of your position. The position requires frequent travel within the region (with an average of one week per month). You will be based in Lima, Peru. The position is initially for 1 year.

Qualifications

Job requirements
This position requires an economic or financial oriented education, working experiences in a MFI or a development or a commercial bank are considered an important additional asset. Preferably you have experience with analysing financial statements and dealing with legal and organisation issues as part of the due diligence process. You are familiar, or willing to familiarise yourself, with issues of development co-operation in a cross cultural context. You have demonstrable communication and reporting skills and are able to disseminate knowledge and mediate between different views.

Competencies

  • Result-oriented;
  • Good communicator and negotiator with strong analytical skills;
  • Team player with excellent writing and presenting skills;
  • Fluent in English and Spanish (both speaking and writing);
  • Knowledge of Portuguese is considered a plus;
  • Existing working permit considered a plus.

Triple Jump offers you:

The opportunity to work within a growing, entrepreneurial organization in the impact investing sector;
Competitive salary for the impact investing sector facilitated via our local payroll provider, including pension and health allowances and a variable incentive arrangement;
Flexible working hours, good work-life balance;
A dynamic, multi-cultural and collegial working environment.

To apply

Are you interested? Send your application in English to the attention of Willem Boymans, HR Officer in Triple Jump, before December 6, 2019 via https://triplejump.recruitee.com. More information about the position can be obtained through Willem Boymans (HR) at +3122020807 or through Gustavo Santivanez, Regional Manager Latin America at gustavo@triplejump.eu.

Triple Jump B.V.

Triple Jump is an independent, responsible investment manager focused on impact investing in emerging markets. We are headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands with regional offices in Georgia, Peru, Mexico, Thailand and Kenya. Our investment portfolio spans more than 60 countries.

Triple Jump targets financial sector development and invests in institutions that service the bottom of the pyramid. Triple Jump offers professional fund management services to investors, ranging from asset selection, to portfolio management to fund administration. Thanks to mandates from multiple investors Triple Jump can provide services to financial intermediaries in all stages of their development. Triple Jump’ investees include financial institutions (ranging from NGOs receiving their first funding to regulated banks) and investment funds in developing countries.