Investment Associate At Bestseller Foundation
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Vacancy title:
Investment Associate

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry Accounting & Finance , Category: Nonprofit, and NGO]

Jobs at:
Bestseller Foundation

Deadline of this Job:
08 August 2022

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 22, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Investment Associate
Job Description
About the Company
BESTSELLER Foundation is a private foundation, philanthropically funded by fashion group BESTSELLER. Since 2015, we have supported projects and invested in businesses with positive social and environment impact. The main priority of the BESTSELLER Foundation is to help tackle one of the biggest challenges of our time - how to reduce waste, how to reuse and recycle valuable resources. And how to find economically viable opportunity in doing so - that also create better jobs and opportunities. These efforts are currently focused on providing early-stage capital for (aspiring) circular economy ventures in Sub-Saharan Africa.

About the Job
Are you our new Investment Associate? Do you have experience in impact investing in Sub-Saharan Africa? Are you passionate about investment and data analysis? Then this is your call for action! We are currently looking for an investment associate to join our team at The BESTSELLER Foundation.

The Opportunity
• You’ll work closely with the team to source, screen, evaluate, and structure new investments, as well as support the on-going monitoring and reporting of the portfolio; and
• Support value creation initiatives for the portfolio.

New Investments
• Sourcing and screening new investment opportunities
• Supporting, and occasionally leading due diligence processes
• Supporting, and occasionally leading the structuring of investments

Portfolio Management
• Managing selected portfolio engagements
• Supporting the on-going implementation of the foundation’s measuring and reporting framework
• Exploring peer-to-peer learning and portfolio cross-fertilization potential between individual portfolio engagements

Value Creation
• Support in the implementation of portfolio value creation initiatives, such as technical assistance, market intelligence, venture building support, etc.
• Support the development and advancing of partnerships with industry associations, co-investors, grant providers, and other key stakeholders

What You Bring
• 2-5 years of experience in impact investing in Sub-Saharan Africa; perhaps you’ve worked for an intermediary advising multiple clients and structuring deals, perhaps you’ve been an investment analyst at a fund, or perhaps you’ve worked for a start-up
• Demonstrable expertise in investment and data analysis
• Sound problem solving and decision-making skills
• Attention to detail and a proactive attitude
• Curiosity and comfortability working in different cultural contexts
• Team-oriented, with an ability to manage multiple projects and deliver results

What We Offer
A competitive compensation package, a flat organizational structure, and a fun team, where everybody contributes to the development of the foundation.
Preferably Kigali, Rwanda (with an existing work permit)

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education: Associate Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job:  08 August 2022
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 22-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 22-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 22-06-2056
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