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  • Investment Manager at Triple Jump

  • Posted on: 25 July, 2019 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Triple Jump is an impact-focused investment manager that provides meaningful and responsible investment opportunities in developing countries. We believe that opportunities are not spread equally around the world, but talented people are. In developing countries, a responsible, inclusive financial sector can enable these people to unlock their potential and improve their quality of life.

    Investment Manager PE, Access to Energy Africa


    Job description

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

    Investment Manager PE, Access to Energy Africa

    40 hours per week, duty station Nairobi, Kenya

    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 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 both financial returns with and social/environmental impact.

    Job description

    As an Investment Manager you are responsible for the full investment cycle of equity and debt-based investments into companies active in the access to energy eco-system in Sub-Saharan Africa. The position requires frequent travel to countries within the region to present the mandate, for due diligence and for monitoring the investees. You will be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

    Job requirements

    This position requires a solid experience and track record of direct investments in Africa. A solid background in the direct investment space and managerial experience within operational companies of a combined minimum 8 years is required. Moreover, you have experience analyzing business plans and financial statements, developing deal structures and monitoring investments, ideally with exit experience.

    You have demonstrable communication skills and are able to disseminate knowledge and mediate between different views. Your negotiation skills are excellent and you are capable of representing the fund we manage. You feel comfortable working in a team spread across the globe, while independently developing new and managing existing markets.

    Specific desired competencies

    • Must-have: Solid experience and track record of direct investments in Sub-Saharan Africa with some investments in early-stage companies as a prerequisite (VC or growth).
    • Ideally investment experience with e-commerce, tech-enabled (e.g. digital) service and product companies or energy enterprises.
    • Ideally demonstrated corporate finance rigor and deal structuring experience.
    • Ideally monitoring lead (board or board observer) experience.
    • Management experience in operational businesses considered a plus.
    • Ability to understand and handle complex topics rapidly.
    • Next to verbal communication, proficiency in written business English is required.
    • Knowledge of French in particular, but also Portuguese or local languages is considered a plus.
    • Advanced Excel modelling skills.
    • Existing working permit considered a plus.
    • Local candidates are encouraged to apply.

    Personal skill requirements

    • Excellent analytical and conceptual thinking.
    • Good negotiator.
    • Result-oriented.
    • Team player.

    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 including a fixed year-end payment, a variable incentive arrangement and pension arrangement.
    • A dynamic, multi-cultural and collegial working environment.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Triple Jump BV career website on jobs.triplejump.eu to apply

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