| April 3, 2024

Manager in Fund Management

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Website Finance in Motion

Finance in Motion is a global impact asset manager focused exclusively on sustainable development in low and middle-income countries. The company develops and advises impact investment funds whose blended finance structures bring together public and private investors to address climate change, strengthen biodiversity conservation, foster the sustainable use of natural resources, improve livelihoods, and promote economic opportunities.

 

Over the course of its operations, Finance in Motion has unleashed a cumulative total of over EUR 5.4 billion toward these goals in Southeast Europe, the Caucasus, Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa, and sub-Saharan Africa. In addition to investment activities, the funds also provide technical assistance to support investees, foster responsible finance, and maximize impact in the countries they serve.

 

Since its foundation in 2009, the company has consistently recorded year-on-year growth and expanded into new regions and topics. Due to this ongoing success, Finance in Motion is seeking a(n)

 

Manager in Fund Management (m/f/d)

 

We are looking for a Manager to strengthen our Fund Management team in Frankfurt or Luxembourg. Our team cooperates closely with senior management on the fund management for our debt fund mandates, including project management, financial analysis, and asset-liability management, portfolio management, fund business planning, fund structuring, and public investor relations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Fund Management department’s strategic, financial, and operational tasks for one of our green fund mandates, reporting directly to the team director and in close cooperation with the fund director and other senior management
  • Prepare strategic decisions for internal senior management and the governance bodies of our funds (board of directors, investment committee, other committees) and provide overall support to senior management in strategic matters and fund management
  • Lead the preparation of financial analyses for our funds, e.g. in asset-liability management, financial planning, investment portfolio management, key performance drivers, and business planning
  • Act as counterpart to external stakeholders such as board of directors, investment committee, fund service providers, and key investors like international development banks and public institutions. Negotiate and execute new funding transactions with such investors
  • Provide strategic guidance to and cooperate with other teams (e.g. investment management, risk controlling, distribution, valuation)
  • Support the development and introduction of new financial products and adjustments of the fund structure
  • Take HR responsibility for the Fund Management sub-team working on the fund (3 team members) and contribute to overall team management (~20 team members)

What we expect:

  • University degree in economics, finance, business administration, or a related field
  • Prior work experience in a relevant field, such as asset management, impact investing, banking, finance, accounting, or consulting
  • Experience/Expertise in financial analysis, asset-liability management, portfolio management, investment funds
  • Experience in leading individual team members or small teams
  • Interest in impact investing, development finance, green finance, asset management
  • Initiative, proactive and result-oriented approach to work. Highly committed.
  • Self-starter with analytical and strategic mindset; strong analytical skills, affinity to numbers
  • Independent and well-organized when working across diverse tasks
  • Team player with an international mindset and intercultural skills
  • Strong communication skills in internal and external settings
  • Excellent English language skills (working language)
  • Demonstrable commitment to Finance in Motion´s vision/mission

What you can expect:

  • An agile, widely diverse international working environment with over 60 nationalities that is keenly interested in making a positive difference through their work and who share a collaborative, can-do spirit
  • A job that allows you to fully utilize and expand your skills within an innovative, hands-on company culture
  • A purpose-driven, performance-oriented company that rewards above-average results
  • An organization dedicated to providing effective training and upskilling to its employees

To apply for this job please visit careers-financeinmotion.icims.com.