Investment Team Intern

Private Debt · Tbilisi, Tbilisi
Department Private Debt
Employment Type Employment contract- full time (6 to 8 months)
Minimum Experience Entry-level

BlueOrchard is a leading global impact investment manager and member of the Schroders Group. As a pioneering impact investor, the firm is dedicated to generating lasting positive impact for communities and the environment, while aiming to provide attractive returns to investors. BlueOrchard was founded in 2001, by initiative of the UN, as the first commercial manager of microfinance debt investments worldwide. Today, the firm offers impact investment solutions across asset classes, connecting millions of entrepreneurs in emerging and frontier markets with investors with the aim to make impact investment solutions accessible to all and to advance the conscious use of capital. Being a professional investment manager and expert in innovative blended finance mandates, BlueOrchard has a sophisticated international investor base and is a trusted partner of leading global development finance institutions. To date, BlueOrchard has invested more than USD 8bn across more than 90 countries. Over 215 million poor and vulnerable people in emerging and frontier markets received access to financial and related services with the support of BlueOrchard as of December 2020. Become part of this unique success story and join our fast-growing company in Tbilisi, Georgia as


     Investment Team Intern (8 months contract)


As part of the Regional Investment Team, you will report to the Regional Director Eurasia, Tbilisi Office, and will provide support to the Investment Officers (IOs).  Your primary responsibilities will include assistance to Investment Officers in developing and maintaining relationships with Financial Institutions (FIs), developing new business opportunities and developing investment proposals. In addition, you will also support BlueOrchard’s (BOF) operations and various internal and external reporting as needed.

Within a reasonable period of time, you are expected to learn and gain general understanding of BOF’s business model and business processes and acquire knowledge on appropriate application of BlueOrchard’s methodology. You will perform research and assist colleagues with risk analysis and reporting. You will gain a good understanding of BOF’s investees and financial markets in the Region and will apply such knowledge and professional skills to effectively support Investment Officers in meeting business objectives in the Region. 


Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Assist IOs in communication with the financial institutions (FIs), BOF’s Offices worldwide and third parties
  • Support in monitoring and analysing Finance Institutions and independently perform investment-related tasks;
  • Conduct desk research regarding country risk, regulatory and competitive environment of local investees as well as potential new markets;
  • Support the investment team in portfolio analysis and investors reporting.

 

Required skills and Knowledge

  • Excellent academic performance, preferably in finance, business administration, related field or a similar professional experience;
  • Experience in financial modelling is preferred;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, with advanced skills in Excel. VBA skill is a plus;
  • Proficiency in English, fluency in Russian is desirable.


Your personal profile

  • Team player with ability to work in a multi-national and multi-cultural environment;
  • Reliable and committed, self-starter with strong work ethics and positive energy;
  • Excellent team player with high service orientation;
  • Proactive, result-driven, flexible with “hands-on” approach and willingness to also perform administrative tasks.


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.

 

Desirable start date: 1. October 2021  


Please apply in ENGLISH, including CV and cover letter via www.blueorchard.com/about-us/careers/
Deadline for application is 20 September 2021

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  • Location
    Tbilisi, Tbilisi
  • Department
    Private Debt
  • Employment Type
    Employment contract- full time (6 to 8 months)
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level