Investment Officer

Job Description

Triple Jump

As an Investment Officer you are responsible for the identification, appraisal, processing and supervision of loans to financial institutions in Africa. You ideally have an extensive regional network of partners and other people/institutions relevant to the fulfillment of your position. The position requires frequent travel to countries within the region. You will be based in Nairobi, Kenya. The position is initially for 1 year. If successful, the candidate will be offered a contract beyond the initial 1 year.

Job requirements

This position requires a strong finance background, acquired through studies in a relevant field and at least three years of relevant work experience at a fund manager, MFI or other financial institution. You have experience with analysing financial statements and dealing with legal and organisational issues as part of the due diligence process. You have demonstrable communication skills and are able to disseminate knowledge and mediate between different views. Your negotiation skills are excellent and, above all, you are capable of representing the funds we manage. You feel comfortable working in a team while independently developing new and managing existing markets. You are fluent in English and French (both speaking and writing) and ideally have work experience in developing countries.


  • strong analytical skills 
  • good negotiator
  • result-oriented
  • team player
  • excellent communication/writing skills in English and French. Knowledge of Portuguese, Arabic or other regional languages is considered a plus.

Triple Jump offers you

  • A competitive salary plus benefits such as a variable part up to a maximum of 20% of your salary. The package includes 25 days of annual leave.
  • A pension plan allowance
  • Health Insurance allowance
  • Opportunity to be part of a growing, ambitious organisation

Application procedure

Send your application to Jeanette Bouman before February 14, 2016 by email at More information about the position can be obtained from Todd Mason at  Kenyan and East African Community citizens are encouraged to apply.