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. The firm 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. For their office in Lima, Peru, our client is vetting candidates for a Senior Investment Officer focusing on the Agricultural sector. Activities of the role include: the origination and sourcing potential investments, building and developing a strong eligible pipeline of investment opportunities in the agricultural markets in the region, working on the full investment cycle including origination, due diligence and credit risk assessments, monitoring investments in portfolios and making supported recommendations and executing the recommendations once approved, working with the Regional Topic Head on negotiation, structuring and legal documentation of investments, representing the company at conferences, seminars and other relevant events in the region, and maintaining relationships with partners and other relevant regulatory bodies. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the Agricultural and financial sector in a international environment, including experience in trade finance and/or structured commodity sectors, a proven network of contacts among investors and investee companies in the local agriculture market segment, a degree in Finance, Business Economics, or a related field high degree of flexibility regarding travelling, and fluency in English and Spanish. Competitive compensation and benefits.
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