As part of the GIIN’s mission to accelerate the scale and effectiveness of impact investing, we publish job openings from members of the GIIN Investors’ Council and other impact investing leaders.

Impact Management Specialist (m/f/d)

at Finance in Motion GmbH in Frankfurt am Main

About the Job

Key responsibilities:

  • Contribute to regular updates and refinements of existing impact frameworks and tools of Finance in Motion and its funds
  • Support the implementation of impact frameworks in day-to-day business, including in the funds’ investment cycles in cooperation with investment teams
  • Perform quantitative and qualitative analysis of portfolio impacts; guide impact studies and evaluations; build and maintain a good understanding of existing research and evidence for impact in Finance in Motion’s priority sectors
  • Monitor evolving approaches on impact measurement and reporting within the impact investing industry, assess the implications for the company and inform uptake as applicable
  • Track industry initiatives related to impact and sustainability topics; ensure dissemination of knowledge on relevant impact management and sustainability topics within the company
  • Contribute to impact communication, (investor) reporting and disclosure; inform exchanges on impact and sustainability matters with internal and external stakeholders
  • Contribute to internal knowledge management


What we expect:

  • University degree in development finance, social sciences, monitoring & evaluation, or a related field
  • Relevant work experience, preferably including exposure to emerging markets
  • Excellent overview of recent trends regarding impact management concepts
  • Experience in developing and managing impact frameworks for impact-driven projects or organizations, ideally for impact asset managers or investors
  • Understanding of sustainable finance trends and initiatives
  • Understanding of responsible finance frameworks and approaches would be considered an asset
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Open and engaging communication style and great interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; knowledge of German and/or other languages of Finance in Motion’s countries of operation is considered a plus
  • Demonstrable commitment to Finance in Motion´s vision/mission

To apply

Please access the following link in order to submit your full application including a CV and meaningful cover letter:

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 230 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.