Company Description

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. By providing financing and support to companies in developing countries, we aim to empower individuals to improve their quality of life. The Energy Entrepreneurs Growth Fund support access to energy companies operating in sub-Saharan Africa by providing innovative financing solution and technical assistance.

Job description

Role brief

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 around 100 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.

 

About the role

As Project Manager you will work closely with the overall project manager in developing and implementing the mandate.

More specifically you will be responsible for:

  • Developing and managing the governing and operating procedures for the vehicle – including the detailed working arrangements with selected partners;
  • Monitoring the implementation of the investment- and grant strategies and reporting to internal steering and external governing bodies;
  • Set-up and coordinate investment processes with partners;
  • Actively contributing to promoting off-grid renewable energy solutions through hosting/participating in knowledge sharing and networking events;
  • Supporting the expansion of the program though acquisition of new sponsors and/or follow on business development.

 

About you

  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience in project and/or fund management in the field of inclusive finance, entrepreneurship/private sector development and/or renewable energy project development in emerging markets;
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in managing multi-disciplinary project teams;
  • Active knowledge and interest of off-grid renewable energy sector;
  • Good international network of relevant stakeholders (consultants, fund managers);
  • MBA or Master degree in Business, Finance, Economics and/or Engineering;
  • Fluent in English and preferably a working knowledge of German, French or a local African language;
  • Excellent program & project management & organisational skills;
  • Self-starter, fast learner;
  • Outgoing, good influencing, communication and writing skills.

The position is based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (optional Nairobi).

Source

Deadline:

As soon as possible