To strengthen our team we are looking for a Senior Equity Investment Manager for Latin America and the Caribbean. The person will be based out of the Bogota, Colombia office, but will extensively travel across the region.

Assignments

  • Develop investment pipeline to ensure timely deployment of investable funds:
    • Lead the process of sourcing and screening of suitable growth equity investment opportunities in the region in the fields where Incofin is active (currently Inclusive Financial Institutions and agri/food Businesses)
    • Build a network to facilitate deal sourcing and relationship building (potential) clients and other stakeholders, such co-investors and network players
  • Lead Investment Appraisals / Completing Private Equity transactions:
    • Perform due diligence and risks assessments
    • Prepare investment presentations and present investment opportunities to the Investment Committee
    • Negotiate and structure terms and conditions of equity investments, and ensure appropriate transaction documentation
  • Conduct Investment monitoring and value creation activities including:
    • Performing equity valuations and report on Equity investments to the different Incofin funds
    • Monitoring investments at Shareholder and Board of Director levels, including taking up board seats
    • Developing Technical Assistance or other capital plus elements to support the value creation to generate return for the funds.
  • Effectively perform timely exit/sales processes of the existing equity portfolio
  • Support Incofin’s LAC Equity business development, including supporting investment strategy development, fund structuring and fundraising.

Qualifications

  • Advanced academic degree in finance / economics or equivalent by experience
  • At least 7 years of conducting private equity transactions (at all stages) with a focus on the financial sector and agri/food businesses in emerging economies
  • At least 5 years of work experience in different LAC Countries and very good understanding of business/investment context
  • Strong proven experience with the different stages of equity investments: origination, appraisal, negotiation, execution, monitoring, exit
  • Strong proven experience with different types of equity transactions: primary/secondary, minority/majority, M&A, early stage, expansion stage, etc.
  • Strong proven experience with best practices in corporate governance, including Board director experience
  • Strong analytical and financial modelling skills, applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the Incofin goals
  • Experience in structuring and developing equity investment funds
  • Experience interacting with investors / fundraising

Competences

  • Passionate and committed to inclusive progress and the Impact Investment Sector
  • Entrepreneurial and action oriented, taking on new opportunities and challenges with high energy and self-motivation
  • Drives results, strong organizational skills, commercial awareness, problem solver, making good and timely decisions to keep Incofin moving forward
  • Collaborative team player, building partnerships with others to meet shared objectives
  • Effective communication skills in a variety of communication settings and allowing to build strong customer relations and to conduct difficult negotiations
  • Ability to travel extensively
  • Required to be fully bilingual (English and Spanish). Other languages, such as French & Portuguese, would be an advantage

We offer

  • A challenging assignment in a fast growing multicultural company
  • A high degree of job satisfaction thanks to Incofin’s social commitment
  • A competitive remuneration
  • Ample opportunity to develop within a dynamic environment and based out of an emerging economy

Contact person and job application

Interested candidates can apply by sending their resume and a cover letter to David Dewez: david.dewez@incofin.com before April 30th 2019. Only applicants fulfilling with the required criteria will be considered and potentially contacted.