Incofin IM is an emerging markets focused independent impact investment manager focused on financial inclusion, the agri-food value chain and safe water. Driven by a desire to promote inclusive progress, Incofin strives to provide the support entrepreneurs’ need in order to improve to lives of the less privileged people. Incofin IM is an AIFM licensed fund manager, advising and managing more than EUR 1 billion of assets. Incofin has a team of more than 70 professionals spread over the headquarters in Belgium and for regional offices in Colombia, India, Kenya and Cambodia.
We are currently looking for an experienced and strongly motivated
Francophone Investment Manager, Financial Institutions
to strengthen our Incofin Kenya team. Position can be in Nairobi or Antwerp.
You will be responsible for actively managing the part of Incofin’s debt portfolio in Africa, especially in the francophone countries. You will be responsible for covering the entire investment cycle from deal sourcing, due diligence and transaction execution to portfolio monitoring. You will be leading end-to-end debt investment transactions (rollovers and new loans), including sourcing, term sheet negotiation, due diligences, investment proposal writing, investment committee presentation, support in loan agreement drafting and portfolio monitoring.
An important part of the role will also be to assist investees in timely financial, compliance and impact reporting and proactively identify risks and business opportunities in the region. You will be collaborating effectively with the Incofin Kenya team and other Incofin regions and functions in regional offices and at the headquarters. You will also represent Incofin in different stakeholder meetings in order to support the positioning of the company’s brand.
We are looking for an experienced Investment Manager who has a solid and minimum 3 years proven experience in Financial Institutions lending. We expect bachelor or master’s degree in economics, finance or business administration (or other relevant education) and would highly appreciate previous working experience with Africa’s developing markets. International work experience would be an advantage.
The qualified candidate must possess strong financial and credit analysis skills, excellent Excel skills and have a strong knowledge of accounting. Fluent written and oral communication skills in French and English are mandatory. The role will require a strong affinity for impact and responsible finance, ability to work collaboratively with a global team, ability to manage work with tight deadlines and ability to adapt to evolving or rapidly changing environments. Position will require some traveling in the region, especially in the francophone countries (due diligences and field trips).
How to apply
For further information about the role, please contact Myrtho Vlastou (firstname.lastname@example.org).
If you want to apply, please send your CV and application letter to HR (email@example.com) latest by February 15, 2021. All internal candidates are encouraged to inform their direct manager beforehand about the internal application.