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Investment Manager

at Trine in Gothenburg (Sweden), Nairobi (Kenya) or Nigeria

About the Job

About Trine:

If you want to make high impact part of your daily work, you've come to the right place. At Trine we’re on a mission to make the world better, as fast as we can. We do that by making it easy for people to invest in innovative businesses with impact at their core. Acting with speed and flexibility we create tangible impact for people, planet and profit, every day.

Over 10 000 investors have already injected over €30 million into 28 solar energy companies worldwide. The investments have resulted in approximately 2 600 000 people getting access to electricity while avoiding 600 000 tons of CO2 emissions. Investors have been repaid over €7 million to date.

About the team and your role:

We are looking for an Investment Manager to join us at Trine. As Investment Manager, you are part of a small team with extensive experience from deal origination, in particular in emerging markets. The responsibility of the Investments Team at Trine is to source the most bankable and scalable solar energy companies globally for debt funding. The team members are highly motivated individuals working independently and collaboratively, spread across different cities and time zones, currently Nairobi and Stockholm.

You will have varied tasks and a steep learning curve. You will report directly to the Head of Investments and you will be responsible for growing the investment pipeline of bankable solar companies. The primary tasks include sourcing new financing opportunities, preparing investment committee documentation, due diligence and relationship building. You will be instrumental for Trine’s growth across its entire portfolio. This is an opportunity to be part of a high performing team at a pivotal time in Trine’s growth.

Location: Gothenburg (HQ), Nairobi or Nigeria

You would be responsible for:

  • Sourcing potential investment opportunities
  • Initiating, building and maintaining relationships with borrowers.
  • Representing TRINE to borrowers and external stakeholders globally.
  • Travelling extensively for due diligence trips.
  • Using alternative finance as a creative problem solving tool.

Qualifications

We are looking for:

A person that has a passion for and at least 3 years of experience in finance for emerging markets, preferably debt finance. You are a team player with a can-do attitude and enjoy contributing with your experiences to help develop the company. You enjoy the fast-paced, ever-changing landscape of alternative investments, you love to travel and you are a problem solver.

To apply

Trine

Trine (trine.com) offers scalable, tailor-made finance for the off-grid solar sector. We do that by making it easy for people to invest in solar energy in growing markets. Our mission is to give people a triple return on investment – earn a profit while making a social and environmental impact. Over 10 000 investors have already injected over €30 million into 27 companies worldwide. The investments have resulted in around 2 60 000 people getting access to electricity while avoiding 600 000 tons of CO emissions. Investors have been repaid over €7 million to date.