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Senior Officer, Technical Assistance Management – Impact Investing

Key responsibilities

  • Lead the activities of the eco.business Fund Technical Assistance Facility, fostering close collaboration with the eco.business Fund Director, senior management, and relevant departments.
  • Oversee the management of the Technical Assistance Facility in alignment with the Fund’s objectives, business targets, TA Facility policy, and agreed-upon TA performance targets.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive TA policies and procedures, as well as a robust TA Strategy & Annual Plan.
  • Maintain proactive communication and coordination with the Development Facility Committee (DFC), presiding over quarterly meetings to ensure independent and professional decision-making.
  • Ensure the timely, transparent, and comprehensive reporting of TA Facility activities to donors and relevant governance bodies.
  • Strategically lead a portfolio of impactful, tailored, and high-quality TA projects that benefit partner institutions and sector/business support organizations.
  • Effectively manage the TA Facility budget, transparently and efficiently executing the fundraising strategy, identifying potential donors, and actively engaging in donor communications.
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts and diligently monitor the results and impact of TA projects, utilizing the insights to enhance TA offerings.
  • Leverage TA support to facilitate the origination and execution of eco.business Fund investments, playing a key role in maintaining strong relationships with partners and expanding the Fund’s presence in target markets.
  • Lead and mentor a team of technical assistance professionals, ensuring their continuous development and fostering a culture of high performance.
  • Effectively communicate project updates, achievements, and challenges to internal and external stakeholders. This includes preparing and delivering clear and concise reports, presentations, and communication materials to keep stakeholders informed about project progress and outcomes.

What we expect

  • University degree, preferably in business administration, economics, agribusiness, environmental areas, or related disciplines. Master’s degree in environmental science, sustainable development, or related fields.
  • Proficiency in English is essential, French is considered an advantage.
  • Demonstrated experience in effectively leading and managing teams, projects and initiatives within a similar context.
  • Possess a strong professional experience of at least 10 years and knowledge in sustainable finance, environmental and social governance practices, climate risk management, and/or related fields.
  • Have exceptional communication skills and relationship management, capable of maintaining proactive and transparent communication with various stakeholders,
  • Enthusiasm for impact investment, development finance, and international cooperation.
  • Ability to foster productive relationships with clients and project teams.
  • Possess an entrepreneurial spirit and interest for continuous learning.
  • Appreciation for working in an international environment, collaborating with international stakeholders, and willingness to travel regularly.
  • Highly experienced in using Microsoft Office, including Excel and Power Point.

Associate Technical Assistance Management

  • As a Technical Assistance Project Manager in Nairobi, Kenya, you will lead and implement impactful projects for the eco.business Fund in Sub-Saharan Africa. Utilize your expertise in sustainable finance and stakeholder engagement to drive positive change and align technical assistance with our business strategy. Join our purpose-driven team and make a real difference in promoting sustainable development through market-based finance solutions.

Key responsibilities

  • University degree, preferably in business administration, economics, agribusiness, environmental areas, or related disciplines. Master’s degree in environmental science, sustainable development, or related fields.
  • Proficiency in English is essential. French is considered an asset.
  • Previous relevant professional experience of at least 5 years, which may include (sustainable) finance, environmental consulting, sustainability standards, and/or project management.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills, with acute attention to detail.
  • Enthusiasm for impact investment, development finance, and international cooperation.
  • Ability to foster productive relationships with clients and project teams.
  • Possess an entrepreneurial spirit and interest for continuous learning.
  • Appreciation for working in an international environment, collaborating with international stakeholders, and willingness to travel regularly.

What we expect

  • Project Management: Lead planning, execution, and implementation of technical assistance projects for both funds. Manage donor’s resources efficiently, ensuring project deliverables are met.
  • Technical Expertise: Provide subject matter expertise in sustainable finance, impact investing, climate finance, and related areas.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, donors, partners, and internal teams to position the funds effectively.
  • Strategic Business Development: Engage in discussions to identify new business opportunities and align technical assistance with the overall business strategy for maximum impact on investment outcomes.
  • Communication: Keep stakeholders informed with clear reports, presentations, and updates on project progress and outcomes.
  • Continuous Learning: Stay updated with industry trends and contribute to knowledge sharing within the organization.
  • Capacity Building: Identify and coordinate training sessions for project beneficiaries.
  • Collaboration: Work with cross-functional teams to ensure project integration.
  • Innovation: Contribute to innovative approaches in technical assistance initiatives

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