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Investment Manager, WASH & WASTE

Triple Jump
Nairobi, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Triple Jump, an impact investment fund manager with a global portfolio, is looking for an:
Investment Manager, WASH & WASTE
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 requirements
This position requires a thorough understanding of the WASH/WASTE sector and a solid experience and track record of a minimum of 8 years in direct investments, preferably in Africa. Moreover, you have experience analyzing business plans and financial statements, developing deal structures and monitoring investments.
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 transferable experience and track record of direct investments in Emerging Markets;
  • Investment experience and/or strong affinity with companies in WASH & Waste sectors in Africa/India strongly preferred;
  • Transactional experience (PE, corporate debt, mezzanine or M&A) and demonstrated corporate finance rigor;
  • Ideally investment experience in early-growth stage companies; experience in mezzanine deal structuring desirable;
  • Experience in writing Investment Committee papers in English;
  • Ideally monitoring lead (board or board observer) experience;
  • Proficiency in verbal and written English is required, knowledge of French in particular, but also local languages is considered a plus;
  • Advanced Excel modelling skills;
  • Existing working permit considered a plus;
  • Local candidates are encouraged to apply;
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual thinker;
  • Good negotiator;
  • Result-oriented;
  • Team player;
Personal skill requirements
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual thinker;
  • Good negotiator;
  • Result-oriented;
  • Team player.


Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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