BlueOrchard is a leading global impact investment manager and a member of the Schroders Group. The firm is dedicated to fostering inclusive and climate-smart growth in emerging and frontier markets, while providing attractive returns for investors. BlueOrchard was founded in 2001, by initiative of the UN, as the world’s first commercial manager of microfinance debt investments. The firm has built a distinct track record in offering premium impact investment solutions, including credit, private equity, and sustainable infrastructure. Being an expert in innovative blended finance mandates, the firm is a trusted partner of leading global development finance institutions. BlueOrchard has invested to date more than USD 6bn for sophisticated global private and public clients, enabling tangible social and environmental impact. Become part of this unique success story and join our fast-growing company in Singapore as
Senior Investment Officer (Origination) South and South East Asia
Reporting to the Regional Manager as member of the investment team, you will hold leadership responsibilities, manage client relationships and develop business opportunities in South and South East Asia.
§ Maintain relationships with the current clients in the Region and arrange new debt transactions to meet clients financing needs;
§ Identify new financing opportunities with new clients and structure new transactions with the potential clients;
§ Perform preliminary analysis and assess risk of existing and potential clients, perform initial due diligence as necessary, and develop loan structures to mitigate risks;
§ Monitor performance of investees and perform monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual analytical reviews of credit risk and performance trends and follow-up with the investees as per BOF’s credit procedures and business practices;
§ Carry out research and monitor country risks in the countries with exposures to FIs, including, but not limited to macroeconomic, political, legal, regulatory, market and other risks.
§ Support Regional Manager in meeting business objectives, mentor local team of investment officers and develop processes and tools.
Required skills and experience
§ At least 10 years of relevant working experience in deal origination in a structured and/or leveraged finance. At least 5 years should be specifically in the Region;
§ Experience in developing and maintaining business relationships, creating new business opportunities and with the existing and new professional networks and organizations;
§ Experience in performing financial due diligences and/or risk assessments of banks and other financial institutions ;
§ Experience with assessing and negotiating debt investments;
Your personal profile
§ Flexible, self-starter with ambition to excel, positive energy, commercial acumen and good business network;
§ Demonstrated team player with the ability to work in an international and multi-cultural environment;
§ Ability to identify and formulate critical issues, pragmatic approach to analysis of data, information and facts and capability to draw appropriate conclusions from the information available;
§ High degree of responsibility and accountability;
§ Willingness and ability to frequently undertake work related travel in the Region.
What we offer
§ Work in a global and fast-growing company with a true commitment to its mission of fighting global poverty and climate change
§ An entrepreneurial culture, offering multiple opportunities for learning and development
§ A dynamic and multicultural team spread around the globe
§ Attractive compensation and exciting career opportunities
Please apply in ENGLISH, including CV and cover letter through our careers website https://www.blueorchard.com/about-us/careers/
Deadline for application is 28 February 2020.
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