Intern - Investment Team (6 months)

Private Debt · Lima, San Isidro
Department Private Debt
Employment Type Intern
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 providing 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 215mn 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 Lima, Peru as

                    Intern – Investment Team (6 months)

Objective of the BlueOrchard’s internship program is to create a pool of professionals who are passionate about impact investment and might be interested in exploring further opportunities with BlueOrchard as they may arise. As part of the Investment Team, you will have exposure to a wide variety of investment related tasks and projects and you will gain experience in a multi-cultural business environment.

Key tasks

  • Support in monitoring and analyzing Micro Finance Institutions (MFI) and Finance Institutions (FI) from a financial and social impact perspective and independently perform investment-related tasks;
  • Conduct desk research regarding country risk, regulatory and competitive environment of Latin American investees as well as potential new markets;
  • Support the Latin American private debt investment team in portfolio analysis and investors reporting;
  • Assist Investment Officers in communication with the financial institutions (FIs), BlueOrchard Finance’s Offices worldwide  and third parties;
  • Organize and maintain client electronic and physical files and update all relevant documentation.

Required skills and experience

  • Strong academic record in financial analyses, business administration, related fields or a similar professional experience; Master’s degree desirable;
  • Structured and analytical thinking, with ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, with advanced skills in Excel and Power Point; VBA skill is a plus;
  • Proficiency in Spanish and English. English speaking skills will be assessed.


Your personal profile

  • Reliable and committed, self-starter with strong work ethics and positive energy;
  • Proactive, result-driven, flexible with “hands-on” approach;
  • Excellent team player with ability to work in a multi-national and multi-cultural environment;
  • Peruvian or Permanent Resident only.


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.


Preferred starting date: July 2021.


Please apply in ENGLISH, including CV and cover letter via our career website.
Deadline for application is 31.05.2021.


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  • Location
    Lima, San Isidro
  • Department
    Private Debt
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience