Responsible Investment Management and Advisory Services

Head of Portfolio Management

36-40 hours per week, Amsterdam

Triple Jump is an independent, responsible investment manager focused on impact investing in emerging markets. We are headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands with regional offices in Georgia, Peru, Mexico, Thailand and Kenya.  Our investment portfolio spans more than 60 countries.

Triple Jump targets financial sector development and invests in institutions that service the bottom of the pyramid. Triple Jump offers professional fund management services to investors, ranging from asset selection, to portfolio management to fund administration. Thanks to mandates from multiple investors Triple Jump can provide services to financial intermediaries in all stages of their development. Triple Jump investees include financial institutions (ranging from NGOs receiving their first funding, all the way to regulated banks) and investment funds, in developing countries.

Role
As Head of Portfolio Management you will be responsible for top-down portfolio construction, and liquidity and currency management for the funds under Triple Jump’s management and advisory. Your department will be responsible for the relationship with investors/fund sponsors regarding strategic allocation policies, analysis of portfolio exposures and fund performance. You will work closely with our Credit Risk Department and our Investment Team regarding monitoring of the portfolio’s, the country and sector allocations. You will report to the managing director and will have one direct report yourself. The position requires limited travel to countries where Triple Jump is active. The position is based in Amsterdam. Candidates must possess a valid working permit for the European Union.

Job requirements

  • > 7 years of relevant work experience in a portfolio management role with an asset and/or fund manager, preferably in fixed income or alternative investments.
  • Proven country/macroeconomic analysis skills.
  • Strong analytical, organizational and communication skills and a detail orientation
  • Experience with institutional client relationship management.
  • 2-3 years of managerial experience or the desire to grow into a managerial role
  • Capable of independent decision-making
  • Relevant experience working with financial intermediaries, preferably in emerging markets.
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Self-starter and entrepreneurial mind set
  • Superior written and verbal communication
  • Fluency in English
  • Additional preferred characteristics:
    –  Previous working experience in frontier financial market
    –  CFA certification is highly preferred

Competences

  • Teamplayer
  • Leading and Supervising
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts
  • Commercial skills
  • Persuading and Influencing
  • Deciding and Initiating

Triple Jump offers you

  • A competitive salary plus benefits such as a variable part up to a maximum of 20% of your salary. The package includes 25 days of annual leave.
  • Development opportunities
  • A dynamic, multi-cultural and collegial working environment

Application procedure
Are you interested? Send your application to Jeanette Bouman before the November 30, 2017 by email: jobs@triplejump.eu. More information about the position can be obtained through Steven Evers at +31 20 2202 806.

Head of Legal

32-40 hours per week, initially for 1 year, based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Triple Jump is an independent, responsible investment manager focused on impact investing in emerging markets. We are headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands with regional offices in Georgia, Peru, Mexico, Thailand and Kenya.  Our investment portfolio spans more than 60 countries.

Triple Jump targets financial sector development and invests in institutions that service the bottom of the pyramid. Triple Jump offers professional fund management services to investors, ranging from asset selection, to portfolio management to fund administration. Thanks to mandates from multiple investors Triple Jump can provide services to financial intermediaries in all stages of their development. Triple Jump’ investees include financial institutions (ranging from NGOs receiving their first funding to regulated banks) and investment funds in developing countries.

Expectations

As Head of Legal you will be responsible for Triple Jump’s legal team, consisting of six members. The legal team is mainly involved in private equity, fund of funds and debt transactions, and works closely with our investment teams and support functions. Your role will be to coach the team, act as their sounding board, monitor activities, assist with complex transactions and engage/co-ordinate external advisors. In addition, you will also be responsible for corporate and regulatory legal matters regarding Triple Jump and its investment vehicles.  You will report directly to the Director Fund Services and act as a sparring partner for the Executive Board.

Job Requirements

  • A master of law/law degree (as applicable), preferably in Dutch or UK law;
  • Management experience;
  • At least 7 years of relevant legal experience in debt, private equity and/or fund of funds, preferably with transactions in international environment;
  • Strong knowledge of corporate, contract and financial law, preferably through working at an international law firm or financial institution;
  • Knowledge of regulatory law is a prerequisite;
  • Capable of independent decision-making, ability to assess and balance legal risk with business interests;
  • Affinity with Triple Jump’s mission and vision;
  • A valid work permit for the European Union;
  • Fluent in English, good knowledge of Dutch, Spanish or French preferred

Competences

  • Result-oriented
  • Team player
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Accurate
  • Proactive
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Culturally sensitive

Triple Jump offers you

  • Good work – life balance;
  • Opportunity to travel;
  • A dynamic, multi-cultural and collegial working environment;
  • The position is initially for 1 year. If successful, the candidate will be offered a permanent position

Application procedure

Are you interested? Send your application to Jeanette Bouman before January 15, 2018, by email: jobs@triplejump.eu. More information about the position can be obtained through Claudia Vroom at +31 20 2202 806. www.triplejump.eu

Junior Financial Fund Administrator

32-40 hours per week, initially for 1 year, based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Triple Jump is an independent, responsible investment manager focused on impact investing in emerging markets. We are headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands with regional offices in Georgia, Peru, Mexico, Thailand and Kenya.  Our investment portfolio spans more than 60 countries.

Triple Jump targets financial sector development and invests in institutions that service the bottom of the pyramid. Triple Jump offers professional fund management services to investors, ranging from asset selection, to portfolio management to fund administration. Thanks to mandates from multiple investors Triple Jump can provide services to financial intermediaries in all stages of their development. Triple Jump’ investees include financial institutions (ranging from NGOs receiving their first funding to regulated banks) and investment funds in developing countries.

Expectations

To support the financial fund administration, we are looking for a junior financial administrative employee. This person will deal with all work in the financial fund administration and be responsible for:

  • administrating the funds debt and equity administration in different currencies;
  • invoicing clients, monitoring their payment behavior and providing follow-up in arrears;
  • periodic reports for the funds under management;
  • bank bookings and reconciliations;
  • setting up foreign exchange hedges;
  • contributing to the optimization of processes and data capture;
  • liaising with (inter)national colleagues and clients.

Job Requirements

  • education at least college (HBO) level;
  • experience in managing complex financial records;
  • proven experience with accounts receivables;
  • excellent knowledge of MS Word and Excel;
  • excellent knowledge of English, basic knowledge of Spanish and Dutch is required;
  • international treasury experience is a plus;
  • result oriented, team player, excellent planning and organization skills, customer oriented, flexible, accurate.

Competences

  • result-oriented
  • team player
  • accurate
  • proactive

Triple Jump offers you

  • Competitive salary including pension arrangement and a variable incentive arrangement;
  • A dynamic, multi-cultural and collegial working environment;
  • The position is initially for 1 year. If successful, the candidate will be offered a permanent position

Application procedure

Are you interested? Send your application to Jeanette Bouman before the 19th of December 2017 by email: jobs@triplejump.eu. More information about the position can be obtained through Rene van Schalkwyk at +31 20 2202 810.