Investment Officer - Financial Institutions

Location

Brussels

Your role

As an Investment Officer, you will

  • As an Investment Officer, you will develop and manage a portfolio of investments (equity and loans) in developing countries (Africa, Asia, Latin America) in financial institutions in line with the Company strategy.

Your responsibilities & tasks

  • Establish and manage a base of clients, through a deep understanding of the target countries, relationship building and active prospection;
  • Identify and evaluate investment opportunities that are in line with the Company’s strategy, using economic, financial, social and environmental parameters;
  • Conduct on-site evaluation missions;
  • Prepare detailed evaluation reports and present investment recommendations to management and BIO Investment Committee;
  • Define and negotiate the terms of investment,;
  • Organize the preparation of legal documents, in coordination with internal and external resources;
  • Supervise a portfolio of investments in the region – identify any possible problems and come up with solutions;
  • Promote and reinforce the role of BIO in the region, constantly improving relationships with local enterprises and potential partners.

 

Profile

  • High level education in Business Administration, Economics or Finance
  • Between 3 and 10 years relevant work experience in corporate finance or corporate banking, in a bank, an investment company or an audit company
  • Analytical mind, organized, precise and meticulous
  • Ability to take initiatives, learn quickly and strive for results
  • Excellent networking, negotiating and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong team player
  • Fluency in English and French is a must, Spanish and/or Portuguese is an asset
  • Strong interest for impact investing and developing markets – a first experience in the region would be an asset
  • Willingness to travel: ± 15% of time

Interested, please send you CV and cover letter through the application.

If you have already applied through the application, you can easily transfer or update your application.

 

Recruiter

Catherine Le Riche