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(Senior) Investment Associate, Fund Investments

at Triple Jump B.V. in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

About the Job

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

(Senior) Investment Associate, Fund Investments

36-40 hours per week, based in Amsterdam, Bergen or Nairobi

Triple Jump is an impact-focused investment manager that manages and advises several funds in the area of financial inclusion, SME finance, affordable housing, renewable energy and agri. 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 100 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 both financial returns with and social/environmental impact.

Triple Jump’s fund investment team is managing the Dutch Good Growth Fund (DGGF), an open-ended EUR 350m Fund of Funds for SME investments in frontier markets, started in 2014. Triple Jump’s ambition is also to create new funds and products within the asset class. The Fund Investment Team is currently based in the Netherlands, Kenya and Norway.

Job description

We are looking to strengthen our Funds Investment Team with an (Sr.) Investment Associate (IA). The focus will be on origination and monitoring of investments to intermediary funds and financial institutions active in direct SME investments. As part of deal teams, the (Sr.) IA will participate on the various aspects of fund investing, including: market research and deal sourcing; screening, due diligence, drafting investment proposals, deal structuring and negotiation, portfolio monitoring and governance (including LPAC seats). You will also be involved in team coordination, process and database management, as well as communication and client reporting. As (Sr.) IA, you will contribute to the evolution of a still young investment fund and the expansion of our activities and networks. You participate in overall company projects which impact your colleagues globally. You report to the Director of Fund Investments.

Qualifications

  • 2 years investment experience with Private Equity-type funds or Fund-of-Funds;
  • Experience with fund governance (LPACs) is a plus;
  • Additional work experience in (impact) investing/consulting in frontier/emerging markets is a plus;
  • Existing network relevant to the position a plus;
  • Fast learner, good multi-tasker, strong team player (work as part of a small, dedicated team);
  • Comfortable in taking on new challenges while at the same time being hands-on regarding day-to-day tasks;
  • Excellent writing, presentation, analytical and organizational skills;
  • Fluent in English – Dutch, Spanish, French and/or Arabic a plus;
  • Willingness to travel frequently for market development, due diligence or monitoring visits;
  • Degree in Finance, Economics or related fields.

Triple Jump offers you

  • The opportunity to work within a growing, entrepreneurial organization in the impact investing sector;
  • A salary competitive for the impact investing sector, 13th month, plus benefits such as a variable part up to a maximum of 10% of your salary. The package includes 28 days of annual leave, based on a full-time contract;
  • A dynamic, multi-cultural and collegial working environment with opportunity to travel internationally;
  • Development opportunities;
  • The position is initially for 1 year. If successful, the candidate will be offered a permanent position;
  • Flexible working hours, good work-life balance.

To apply

Application procedure

Are you interested? Send in your application to Willem Boymans before January 14, 2022 via https://triplejump.recruitee.com. More information about the position can be obtained through Marie Heydenreich (marie@triplejump.eu) or Willem Boymans (hrdepartment@triplejump.eu) +31 (0)20 2202 807.

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.