• Investment Officer Africa & Middle East at Triple Jump

  • Posted on: 22 December, 2016 Deadline: 15 January, 2017
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  • Triple Jump is a socially responsible investment management and advisory company with its head office in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and regional offices in Georgia, Peru, Mexico, Kenya, and Thailand. Triple Jump manages and administers investment funds that focus on improving access to finance for entrepreneurs in developing countries. The funds we manage reach out to in excess of 442,000 micro, small and medium enterprises in 60+ low and middle income countries.

    Investment Officer Africa & Middle East



    As an Investment Officer you are responsible for the identification, appraisal, processing and supervision of loans to financial institutions in Africa. You ideally have an extensive regional network of partners and other people/institutions relevant to the fulfilment of your position. The position requires frequent travel to countries within the region. You will be based in Nairobi, Kenya. The position is initially for 1 year. If successful, the candidate will be offered a contract beyond the initial 1 year.

    Job requirements

    This position requires a strong finance background, acquired through studies in a relevant field and at least three years of relevant work experience at a fund manager, MFI or other financial institution. You have experience with analysing financial statements and dealing with legal and organisational issues as part of the due diligence process. You have demonstrable communication skills and are able to disseminate knowledge and mediate between different views. Your negotiation skills are excellent and, above all, you are capable of representing the funds we manage. You feel comfortable working in a team while independently developing new and managing existing markets. You are fluent in English and French (both speaking and writing) and ideally have work experience in developing countries.


    • strong analytical skills
    • good negotiator
    • result-oriented
    • team player
    • excellent communication/writing skills in English and French. Knowledge of Portuguese, Arabic or other regional languages is considered a plus.

    Triple Jump offers you

    • A competitive salary plus benefits such as a variable part up to a maximum of 20% of your salary. The package includes 23 days of annual leave, plus 9 National Holidays.
    • A pension plan allowance
    • Health Insurance allowance
    • Opportunity to be part of a growing, ambitious organisation

    Method of Application

    Send your application to Jeanette Bouman before January 15, 2017 by email at jobs@triplejump.eu . More information about the position can be obtained from Todd Mason at todd@triplejump.eu. Kenyan and East African Community citizens are encouraged to apply.

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