Triple Jump Job Vacancy 2018 for Investment Manager, Application Details

Triple Jump Job Vacancy 2018 for Investment Manager, Application Details

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for Triple Jump Job Vacancy 2018Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

Triple Jump Job Vacancy 2018

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. In developing countries, a responsible, inclusive financial sector can enable these people to unlock their potential and improve their quality of life.

40 hours per week, duty station Nairobi, Kenya

The position has been opened to further strengthen our team to manage investments in Africa for a new fund vehicle focused on access to energy.

As an Investment Manager, you are responsible for the full investment cycle of equity and debt-based investments into companies active in the access to energy eco-system in Africa. The position requires frequent travel to countries within the region to present the mandate, for due diligence and for monitoring the investees. You will be based in Nairobi, Kenya. The position opens in Q1 2019.

Job requirements

This position requires a solid experience and track record of direct investments or M&A transactions in Africa. A solid background in the finance industry and managerial experience within operating companies of a combined minimum of 8 years is required. Moreover, you have experience analyzing business plans and financial statements, developing deal structures and monitoring investments, ideally with exit experience. 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

  • Solid experience and track record of direct investments in Africa region, with some investments in early stage companies as a prerequisite (VC or growth).
  • Ideally investment experience with e-commerce, tech-enabled (e.g. digital) service and product companies or energy enterprises.
  • You ideally have an extensive regional network among financial advisors and other people/institutions relevant to the fulfillment of your position.
  • Management experience in operational businesses considered a plus.
  • You are fluent in English (both speaking and writing).
  • Knowledge of French, Portuguese or local languages is considered a plus.
  • Existing working permit considered a plus.
  • Local candidates are encouraged to apply.

Personal skill requirements

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  • strong analytical skills
  • good negotiator
  • result-oriented
  • team player

Triple Jump offers you:

The opportunity to work within a growing, entrepreneurial organization in the impact investing sector.
Competitive salary for the impact investing sector, including pension and health allowances and a variable incentive arrangement.
A dynamic, multi-cultural and collegial working environment.

How to Apply

Are you interested? Send your application to the attention of Jeanette Bouman, HR Manager Triple Jump, before December 31, 2018, via the link below. More information about the position can be obtained through Jan-Henrik Kuhlmann at +31 20 220 2807.

Interested and qualified? Go to Triple Jump BV career website on to apply


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