Responsible Investment Management and Advisory Services

ESG & Impact Officer

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 base 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 ESG & Impact Officer you will be part of a two-person team responsible for developing and implementing ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) and impact assessment within Triple Jump’s investment process. Focus will be on evaluating ESG and impact (ex-ante and ex-post) of debt, equity and fund investments, as well as on portfolio level assessment and reporting. You will report to the Social Performance & Impact Manager and interact with different departments: Regional Officers, Debt, Fund of Funds and Investor Relations.

Responsibilities

  • Perform ESG, social performance and impact analysis of debt, equity and fund investment proposals and present opinion at investment committees;
  • Assess and report annual impact performance at the investee, fund and company level;
  • Report on funds’ impact to clients and generate impact information for external communication;
  • Optimise ESG and social performance assessment policies and process and ensure compliance therewith;
  • Develop and maintain social performance assessment tools and train investment officers on their use;
  • Represent Triple Jump in sector level initiatives and conferences related to ESG and impact;
  • Facilitate third party impact evaluations of investments.

Job requirements

  • University degree in Economics, Finance or related field;
  • A minimum of four years of experience in evaluating ESG and/or development impact;
  • Preference for prior experience with emerging market investments and/or financial sector development;
  • Passionate about sustainability and socio-economic development in emerging markets;
  • Fluent in English, knowledge of Spanish preferred.

Competences

  • Result-oriented
  • Team player
  • Strong technical skills in ESG
  • Strong analytical skills, including strong Excel skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Accurate
  • Proactive
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

Triple Jump offers you

  • Competitive salary including benefits such as a variable part up to a maximum of 20% of your salary, 8% holiday allowance and a pension plan;
  • 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 24th of July by email: jobs@triplejump.eu. More information about the position can be obtained through Christophe Bochatay at christophe@triplejump.eu.

Support Officer Advisory Services

Approx. 20-24 hours per week, initially for 12 months, Amsterdam based

Triple Jump is an impact-focused investment manager that provides meaningful and responsible investment opportunities in developing countries. Our headquarters are in Amsterdam, the Netherlands with regional offices in Georgia, Peru, Mexico, Thailand and Kenya. Our investment portfolio spans more than 60 countries.

The Triple Jump Advisory Services team contributes to building responsible and inclusive financial markets by supporting young innovative finance initiatives, providing capacity building services to portfolio companies and strengthening the broader entrepreneurial ecosystem. Our services areas focus on new product/market combinations (Missing Middle, green finance, early stage enterprise finance), smarter use of data/technology (Lean data, Fintech) and social impact (making impact measurement impactful).

Job description

As Support Officer you will join the TJAS team and assist the team with a variety of administrative, organizational and research-oriented tasks.

The successful candidate will be involved in/support:

  • Qualitative and quantitative desk research on specific sectors, countries, financing instruments, etc.;
  • Coordination of local and international events;
  • External communication – drafting, editing, formatting and reviewing written documentation (social media, press releases, newsletters, publications, presentations, etc.);
  • Contracting and reporting;
  • Database management (digital and paper) for record-keeping, statistics and audit purposes;
  • Ad-hoc administrative, organizational and business development tasks.

Job requirements

  • University student, preferably in the last 2 years of study;
  • (Budding) knowledge of finance and strong interest in the impact finance sector;
  • A creative pragmatist; quick learner; strong result orientation;
  • Capable of working independently and in a team;
  • Reliable and with attention to detail, with an appetite for order and structure;
  • Excellent communicator (verbal and written) in English; additional languages preferred (Dutch, French, Spanish, Arabic).

Triple Jump offers you:

  • A gross salary of EUR 12 per hour;
  • A dynamic, multi-cultural and collegial working environment;
  • A great learning opportunity

Application procedure

Are you interested? Send your application to Jeanette Bouman before 1st of August 2017 by email: jobs@triplejump.eu. More information about the position can be obtained through Judith Rosenbrand at Judith@triplejump.eu. Applicants must have a EU working permit.

Relationship Manager

32-40 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 base 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.

Role

You will join the Business Development/ Investor Relations team. In this position, you will be responsible for the day to day relationship management and communication with investors (clients). You will execute market research, advise on a business development strategy and assist in the execution hereof. You will also take part in the development of new investment products.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be involved in:

  • Daily relationship management with existing investors and prospects;
  • Responding to requests for information and requests for proposals from existing and potential investors;
  • Organizing and preparing meetings with existing investors and prospects;
  • Identifying and targeting key investors, including Development Financial Institutions, foundations, banks, pension funds, and other institutional investors globally;
  • Preparing and updating fundraising material, including investor presentations and due diligence questionnaires;
  • Coordinating client reports (monthly-, quarterly- and annual reports);
  • Participating in and preparing investor conferences, events, seminars, etc.

Job requirements

  • Academic background;
  • 3-5 years relevant work experience
  • Self-starter with an ability to work independently;
  • Can do mentality, service oriented, able to perform under pressure, teamplayer;
  • Strong client focus;
  • Good organising skills;
  • Expertise in creating and editing client presentations, including use of PowerPoint and Excel;
  • Excellent communication skills, fluency in English both orally and in writing.

Desirables

  • Experience with a relationship management role within a banking or asset management environment, preferably with organisations such as Development Financial Institutions or other institutional investors government agencies and (family)foundations;
  • Affinity with impact investing.

Triple Jump offers you

  • Competitive salary including benefits such as a variable part up to a maximum of 20% of your salary, 8% holiday allowance and a pension plan;
  • 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 5th of July, 2017 by email: jobs@triplejump.eu. More information about the position can be obtained through Steven Evers at +31 (0)20 2202 806. Applicants must have a EU working permit.

Business Analyst

Initially for 6 months, 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 base 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

In this position you will act as the bridge between complex business problems and technology solutions. Your main goals will be to analyse, transform and resolve business problems, implementing them in the eFront FrontInvest application, which is the chosen ERP solution. In this position you will work closely with IT, operations and business representatives. Candidates must possess a valid working permit for the European Union.

Job Requirements

  • Experienced in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge about applications and databases
  • Application manager/specialist
  • Knows how to query in databases
  • Excellent communication skills, English and or Dutch, both oral and written – must be able to communicate with end-users and key-users
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Hands-on, proactive problem solving mentality
  • Background in finance, accounting, investing, financial systems is a pre
  • Strong technical orientation

Desirables

  • Experience with eFront FrontInvest/ Financial systems/ ERP systems
  • Experience with reporting tools (e.g. OBI/BO/SSRS/Tableau/QlikView)
  • Experience with databases, e.g. Microsoft SQLServer

Triple Jump offers you

  • Competitive salary including benefits such as a variable part up to a maximum of 20% of your salary, 8% holiday allowance and a pension plan;
  • A dynamic, multi-cultural and collegial working environment;
  • This role is a project-based role initially for 6 months. The project can be extended to a year.

Application procedure

Are you interested? Send your application to Jeanette Bouman before the June 16th by email: jobs@triplejump.eu. More information about the position can be obtained through Asim Malik at +31 (0)20 512 09 70.

Hands-on ICT Support Officer

3-4 days per week, Amsterdam

Triple Jump is an impact-focused investment manager that provides meaningful and responsible investment opportunities in developing countries. Our headquarters are in Amsterdam, the Netherlands with regional offices in Georgia, Peru, Mexico, Thailand and Kenya. Our investment portfolio spans more than 60 countries.

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

Are you a ICT student or you have a profound knowledge of IT by nature and like to be exposed to a professional working environment, then this is your chance! To support the ICT Department, we are looking for a hands-on ICT Support Officer. This person is going to support the department in a wide range of tasks such as:

Responsibilities

  • Setting up/installing of laptops and desktops
  • Checking configuration of systems and hardware
  • User support
  • Printer maintenance
  • Tracking telephone system
  • Setting up work locations
  • Keeping track of users notifications
  • Updating IT documentation
  • Creating manuals to better support users
  • Updating and keeping track of documentation on SharePoint Online environment
  • 2nd and 3rd line IT support: answering questions, solving incidents, thinking along about structural solutions for common problems.

 Job requirements

  • 1st, 2nd or 3rd year student
  • Preference for an IT student or someone with a profound knowledge of IT
  • Excellent knowledge of the English language
  • Knowledge of Office (Office365)

Competencies

  • Flexible
  • Accurate
  • Goal oriented
  • Team worker
  • Service oriented

Triple Jump offers you:

Triple Jump is a young entrepreneurial organization. You have daily international contacts and are part of a collegiate team. The salary is, depending on knowledge and experience, between EUR 2,000 and EUR 2,250 gross per month based on a 40-hour work week.

Application procedure

Are you interested? Send your application to Jeanette Bouman before the June 16 by email: jobs@triplejump.eu. More information about the position can be obtained trough Asim Malik at +31 (0)20 512 09 70.

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 and funds that service the base 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.

Expectations

As Head of Legal you will be responsible for all the legal aspects of our investment process.  Accordingly, you will provide legal advice on and negotiate various private equity, fund and debt transactions, cooperating closely with our commercial teams and support functions.  You will provide in support setting up new investment and governance structures and supervise external counsels TJ employs. You will manage the current legal team (6 FTE) and coach other team members. We expect you have profound knowledge of the legal and regulatory environment TJ operates in. You will report directly to the Director Fund Services and act as a sparring partner for the Executive Board.

The position requires limited travel to countries where Triple Jump is active. The position is initially for 1 year and based in Amsterdam. If successful, the candidate will be offered a permanent position. Candidates must possess a valid working permit for the European Union.

Job Requirements

  • A master of laws degree, preferably in Dutch or UK law
  • > 7 years of relevant legal transaction related experience in private equity or fund of funds documentation;
  • Detailed knowledge of contract law and financial law, preferably through working at an international law firm or financial institution;
  • Capable of independent decision-making, ability to assess and balance legal risk with business interests;
  • Management experience;
  • Good negotiation skills;
  • Culturally sensitive;
  • Affinity with Triple Jump’s mission and vision;
  • Fluent in English, good knowledge of Spanish (or French) preferred.

Competences

  • Result-oriented
  • Team player
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Accurate
  • Proactive

Triple Jump offers you

  • Competitive salary including benefits such as a variable part up to a maximum of 20% of your salary, 8% holiday allowance and a pension plan;
  • 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 31st of August by email: jobs@triplejump.eu. More information about the position can be obtained through Claudia Vroom at +31 20 2202 806.