Posted on :
27 Nov, 2019
For over 30 years, Conservation International (CI) has been protecting nature for the benefit of everyone on Earth. But we are not a run-of-the-mill environmental organization; we are more like a human organization. We know that human beings are totally dependent on nature, and that when we work to save nature we are really working to save ourselves.
CI has a staff of over 1,000 employees working in more than 30 countries to build a healthier, more prosperous and more productive planet. Our goal is to protect the most fundamental things that nature provides to all of us: our food, fresh water, our livelihoods, and a stable climate. CI works at every level, from remote villages to the offices of presidents and CEOs, to find these solutions.
Job Title: Investments Director, Africa
Location: South Africa
ABOUT THE POSITION
Reporting to the Africa Field Division’s Regional Senior Director for Conservation Finance, the Investment Director will have the primary responsibility for the day to day investing activities that support the development of sustainable finance models for programmes and projects through the Division. Existing pursuits include the Sustainable Finance Solutions Hub, climate-smart financial inclusion (micro-finance and micro-insurance) and carbon financing.
These will include the origination, negotiation and execution of new investment opportunities, programme management, and fundraising.
The position requires a high level of interaction across multiple Divisions, with external clients and will require representation externally at global conferences and events, developing and maintaining partnerships with investment and development partners engaged in Conservation Finance, grantees and implementing partners
Manage the day-to-day investing activities of CI Ventures (CIV) in Africa through:
REQUIRED (critical to successful job performance. Applicants not meeting required skills may not be hired)
For a more detailed job description, please visit our website, www.conservation.org, and go to the Careers tab to apply directly through our online job application form.
Application Deadline: 5 December 2019