ESG & Impact Officer

23 July, 2017

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

ESG & Impact Officer

40 hours per week, Amsterdam

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, all the way to regulated banks) and investment funds, in developing countries.

Role

As ESG & Impact Officer you will be part of a two-person team responsible for developing and implementing ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) and impact assessment within Triple Jump’s investment process. Focus will be on evaluating ESG and impact (ex-ante and ex-post) of debt, equity and fund investments, as well as on portfolio level assessment and reporting. You will report to the Social Performance & Impact Manager and interact with different departments: Regional Officers, Debt, Fund of Funds and Investor Relations.

Responsibilities

·         Perform ESG, social performance and impact analysis of debt, equity and fund investment proposals and present opinion at investment committees;

·         Assess and report annual impact performance at the investee, fund and company level;

·         Report on funds’ impact to clients and generate impact information for external communication;

·         Optimise ESG and social performance assessment policies and process and ensure compliance therewith;

·         Develop and maintain social performance assessment tools and train investment officers on their use;

·         Represent Triple Jump in sector level initiatives and conferences related to ESG and impact;

·         Facilitate third party impact evaluations of investments.

Job requirements

·         University degree in Economics, Finance or related field;

·         A minimum of four years of experience in evaluating ESG and/or development impact;

·         Preference for prior experience with emerging market investments and/or financial sector development;

·         Passionate about sustainability and socio-economic development in emerging markets;

·         Fluent in English, knowledge of Spanish preferred.

Competences

·         Result-oriented

·         Team player

·         Strong technical skills in ESG

·         Strong analytical skills, including strong Excel skills

·         Excellent communication and presentation skills

·         Accurate

·         Proactive

·         Strong organizational and time management skills. 

Triple Jump offers you

  • Competitive salary including benefits such as a variable part up to a maximum of 20% of your salary, 8% holiday allowance and a pension plan;
  • A dynamic, multi-cultural and collegial working environment;
  • The position is initially for 1 year. If successful, the candidate will be offered a permanent position.

Interested? For more information and the application procedure, click here.

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