Investment Manager

Job description

We are actively seeking an Investment Manager to lead the team in our mission to develop sustainable farming projects in LATAM and Africa.

  • Focus on deal negotiation, execution and transaction management
  • Perform quantitative and qualitative due diligence, as well as the negotiation of documentation, on prospective investments
  • Take a role in the development of the investment strategy alongside with the management team and board.
  • Create and review valuation models, prepare investment memoranda for the Investment Committee
  • Creation of profitability analyses, profitability calculations, sensitivity analyses and stress tests
  • Structuring investment solutions for institutional investors
  • Conduct various task related to investment monitoring, product reporting, market research, internal requests and marketing efforts
  • Assist with management of ongoing project development activities with local partners and service providers
  • Effectively work with external counterparties to evaluate, structure, and finance both existing and new investments

Job requirements

  • Professional experience in corporate finance, transaction execution and / or direct investing, preferably in the agriculture sector
  • Master in business, finance or investment related area, preferably in a forestry-related discipline
  • Solid knowledge of best practices in financial modeling and continuing education in this area,
  • Attention to detail with the ability to efficiently manage complex technical projects and equally complex commercial negotiations
  • Commercial mindset, strong prioritisation, communication, and organizational skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work autonomously
  • An intellectual curiosity with the aptitude to independently research, understand, and implement knowledge in new areas
  • Successful and proven track record in direct alternative investments
  • High level of fluency in English, additional European language (Spanish, German or French) is a plus