The role’s key purpose is to create sustainable impact through serving entrepreneurs in the SME sector with risk capital and business support, helping them to realise their full business potential and achieve long- term success. The ( Junior/ Senior) investment manager delivers tangible value to the SME clients and by doing so, achieves financial and impact returns on his/her transactions. A secondary purpose is to develop and share within the company network knowledge and expertise in SME investment and support, including lessons learnt.
The position reports to the Investment Executive. Within the organisation, the position has primary working relationships with the in-country investment team. Externally, the (J/S) IM works mostly with referral networks and clients.
The (Junior/Senior) Investment Manager possesses strong communication and networking skills. The company works with local entrepreneurs who are looking to professionalise and grow their businesses. We support them with practical, specific and relevant business advice. This requires us to be accessible, down-to-earth, pragmatic, hands-on, professional, respectful and honest.The Investment function believes in the power of capital and market development to bring about positive change in local communities. This function shows passion about our sector and what we do, strong ethics and commitment to the success and sustainability of our clients and of the company.