Oikocredit is a social impact investor and worldwide cooperative with over four decades of experience in leading positive change through investments in financial inclusion, agriculture and renewable energy. Guided by the principle of empowering low-income people to improve their quality of life, Oikocredit supports partner organisations in Africa, Asia and Latin America through loans, investments and capacity building. Oikocredit is financed by individuals and institutions who want to be part of a global movement for social change. Our investments prioritise social impact while safeguarding the environment and generating fair financial returns. We are a global organisation with local presence, able to respond to our partners’ needs and strengthen them by offering more than financing. Oikocredit has more than 200 members of staff in around 20 countries with over 30 nationalities. Read more at www.oikocredit.coop/jobs/working-for-oikocredit
Oikocredit International is looking for an Integrated Investments Analyst based at our headquarters in Amersfoort. The Integrated Investments Analyst is responsible for a) Portfolio build up and b) Portfolio management & quality both while keeping in mind the triple bottom line impact.
With regards to portfolio build up, the Analyst is responsible for reviewing financing proposals, assess strategic fit, deal structure, ESG profile, counter-party and product–related risks and check data for accuracy. To do so, the analyst liaises with the relevant (senior) investment officers. Based on the provided input the Analyst draws conclusions, finalizes credit risk project assessments and presents these to the Credit Committee. This includes reviewing the project’s social relevance using the ESG scorecards and reviewing the environmental assessment for category A projects. On a rotating basis with the other Analysts within the unit, the Analyst is responsible for the minute taking during the CC meetings.
With regards to portfolio management & quality, the Analyst is responsible to ensure that submitted projects, contract changes and other requests are responded to diligently, within a reasonable amount of time. Also, he/she contributes to improvement initiatives and the development, maintenance and upgrading of tools relevant to the Integrated Investments Analysis Unit.
In addition the Analyst is expected to support in the knowledge sharing within the Integrated Investments Analysis unit and with other staff within Oikocredit.
Master’s (or Bachelor’s) degree in the field of finance, economics, business administration or similar
2-3 years’ experience (or 4-6 years in case of BSc) structuring deals and/or assessing loan proposals/ credit facilities for financial intermediaries, MSME’s or corporates in emerging markets
Experience with and good knowledge of microfinance, agricultural and/or renewable energy sectors, highly desirable
Strong interest in developing countries and/or social investing
Stakeholder management skills
Thorough knowledge of English is a must. Proficiency in other languages (French and/or Spanish) considered an asset
Excellent command of MS Office
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