Vice President - Financial Institutions

Vice President - Financial Institutions
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We are looking for a highly motivated and competent
Vice President for our investment department Financial Institutions.

The role is new within the department and is part of the Extended Management Team in Norfund. The role will lead a team of seven employees whereas five are based in Oslo, and two are based in Nairobi, Kenya. The position reports to Norfund’s Executive Vice President – Financial Institutions. We believe that the right candidate has experience from similar leadership positions within sectors such as private equity, finance and/or the banking sector.

Responsibilities and tasks:  

  • Building and maintaining the FI investment portfolio in Sub-Saharan Africa including both equity and debt as well as fund investments, but excluding platform investment (Arise)
  • Overseeing the entire investment process from deal identification, execution of transactions, portfolio management and exit
  • Having a compliance role across the FI department (Africa, Asia, Latin America), by being responsible for cross-departmental operational risk including ensuring adherence to policies and investment guidelines as well as a common approach to FI portfolio monitoring

Specific qualifications for this position:

  • Master’s degree in Business, Economics, Finance or equivalent with a strong academic record
  • 10+ years relevant job experience primarily from the financial/investment sector
  • Management experience from a commercial bank or similar
  • International experience, ideally including developing countries
  • Demonstrated leadership skills ideally having managed an intercultural team
  • Excellent communication skills in English, good understanding of Norwegian
  • Result oriented and a structured and efficient work style
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills 

We can offer: 

  • A highly competent and international working environment
  • International travel and experience 
  • Contribution to economic growth and reduction of poverty in developing countries through commercial investments and the creation of sustainable enterprises
  • A key role in small and focused project teams in a flat management structure 
  • The position is based in Oslo, but travelling is required 

We know that diversity contributes to better results and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. 

Om arbeidsgiveren

Norfund - The Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries - aims to create jobs and better living conditions by investing in companies that contribute to sustainable development. The fund is owned by The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and will help to establish and grow viable and profitable businesses in developing countries, which would otherwise not be initiated due to high risk. About half of the investment portfolio is in clean energy. Green infrastructure, financial institutions and scalable enterprises in the agricultural and manufacturing industries are other prioritized investment areas. Norfund has offices in Oslo, Nairobi, Cape Town, Accra, San José and Bangkok. Norfund's committed investments portfolio amounts to USD 2,7 billion in 160 companies. The number of employees is 90.

Fridtjof Nansens plass 4, 0160 Oslo
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Henrik S Henriksen
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Robert Nash
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Sist endret 19. sep. 2020 10:55

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