Investment Manager - Seed Capital

Job description

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

 

Investment Manager – Seed Capital

40 hrs per week, initially for 1 year, based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with occasional travel

 

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

We are looking for an Investment Manager to join Triple Jump’s Seed Capital and Business Development (SCBD) Team, currently managing an innovative investment mandate targeting ‘missing middle’ SMEs in frontier markets (Dutch Good Growth Fund). As Investment Manager – Seed Capital you will take the lead in developing an innovative seed capital investment portfolio. More specifically you will be responsible for:

  • Identifying, screening of new investment opportunities;
  • Preparing decision making for new investment proposals;
  • Support deal structuring;
  • Monitoring the investment portfolio.

You will also support business development for follow on activities.

More information can be found on the DGGF website: Early-stage SME finance initiatives

Requirements

Job Requirements

  • >5 years of relevant working experience in the field of Seed Capital/Angel/VC investing, preferably in developing countries;
  • Good knowledge of SME finance challenges, affinity with financial institutions (both traditional and digital) and GP/LP structures;
  • Creativity is an asset – no single deal is the same;
  • Smart (analytical) and result driven;
  • Pro-active attitude and strong organization skills;
  • Good multi-tasker and able to work independently within a small team;
  • Excellent communication, writing, presentation skills;
  • Fluent in English; French and/or Spanish a plus.

Triple Jump offers you

  • 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;
  • The position is initially for 1 year – with the intention of prolongation;
  • Good work-life balance in the Amsterdam Area.

Application procedure

Are you interested? Please send your application before October 31, 2019. More information about the position can be obtained through Willem Boymans (HR Officer) at +31 20 220 28 07. Applicants must have an EU working permit.