Senior Investment Manager (Social Impact Investing)

Senior Investment Manager (Social Impact Investing)

Kampani

Brussels, Belgium

Kampani is an impact-first investment fund exclusively targeting the hard part of “missing middle” in agro-food chains across the developing world. We provide patient growth capital for capex-heavy investments. Please see below more information about our unique fund.

We are seeking a dynamic, experienced, and entrepreneurial senior investment manager to bring his/her passion for supporting farmers in the global south to lead the growth and expansion of our venture.

You will be entering a fast-paced environment, working directly alongside the Executive Director in building a successful blueprint to grow our fund from 4 million EUR to 20 million EUR over the next few years. Kampani currently has a small team. Versatility and flexibility are required. You will be given a lot of responsibility.

Function and responsibilities

  • Take leadership role in all stages of portfolio management from pre-selection, all deal making phases, through the deal monitoring and managing the exits;
  • Develop and execute, alongside the Board and Executive Director, an organizational and fundraising strategy to grow the fund to its 20M EUR target size over the next few years;
  • Help build and manage a light and flexible structure that is ready to expand;
  • Oversee the transition to complete stand-alone management of the fund (insourcing certain activities currently outsourced to strategic partners);
  • Have end responsibility for operations management, ensuring the smooth functioning of the team and organization;
  • Lead financial management department and back office;
  • Support and build synergies and relationships across the sector and with specific partners (investment advisors, NGOs providing technical assistance, …);
  • Instil trust and demonstrate commitment to the core ambition of Kampani which is to achieve positive societal impact.

Requirements

  • Strong financial background is a must;
  • At least 10 years of experience in investment banking, fund management, corporate finance, or comparable field;
  • Specific (social) impact investment experience is a major plus;
  • Strong corporate finance skills: skilled in analyzing business plans, producing sophisticated financial modeling, and conducting risk analyses;
  • First class university education, master’s degree or higher, preferably in finance, business administration, development economics, or related field;
  • Language: verbal and written fluency in English, Spanish and French is a must; fluency in Dutch is a strong plus.

Candidate Profile

  • Experience in co-designing and executing impact investment strategies, together with the management and in dialogue with the Board;
  • Proven track record of fundraising and business development;
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to articulate and convey important messages in a compelling manner;
  • Inter-cultural and inter-personal aptitude; able to work successfully with people from different backgrounds and incorporate their lived experience into collaborative projects.
  • High level strategic thinker that is also willing and skilled at providing hands-on support for portfolio companies;
  • Passionate about and committed to social impact and ESG principles;
  • Entrepreneurial spirit: effective and flexible as a self-starter and co-creator;
  • Prior experience managing people and building a well-functioning organisation;
  • Experience in agriculture, especially in developing nations is a plus;
  • Experience working and living in developing nations is a plus;
  • EU work permit required.

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