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Applying for: LatAm Head Agriculture Debt Financing (Lima)

Our Client is one of the world's leading asset managers specializing in development-related sectors of emerging economies.  These sectors comprise the areas of finance, agriculture and energy.  Our Client provides debt and equity financing to non-listed companies with business models that target the lower- income section of the population and can thus drive economic growth and social progress.

Your Main Tasks

  • Continually develop the Latin American agriculture portfolio to make our Client one of the leading agriculture debt providers in the region in terms of portfolio, development impact and reach
  • Identify trends and needs in the region, and ensure the strategy and positioning is relevant for the market
  • Provide leadership in the global agriculture debt team to help steer the regional strategy, to drive initiatives and to help develop products and procedures
  • Negotiate terms and conditions in line with our Clients' managed funds risk/return expectations
  • Responsible for the quality of the portfolio, through deal selection, solid assessment, structuring, enforcement and monitoring of counterparties and sound collection procedures
  • Develop and grow the Latin American agriculture team in line with the business and requirements, while managing directly a portfolio of counterparties as appropriate

Your Experience and Skills

  • Passion for Agriculture and finding ways to finance its growth in Latin America with relevant working experience
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in the Agriculture and financial sector in an international environment, including experience in trade finance and/or project finance
  • Proven network of relevant contacts among investors and investee companies in the local agriculture market segment
  • Degree in finance, business economics, or a related field and high degree of flexibility regarding travel
  • Experience in developing a portfolio and leading a team with an international focus
  • Strong analytical, writing and presentation skills and interest for development investments
  • Excellent oral and written level of English and Spanish; Portuguese would be a plus
  • A team player with a proactive, hands-on and flexible approach

An exciting job, located in the city of Lima, with plenty of room for personal initiative and within a multicultural growth environment, awaits you. 


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