Working area: Risk Management

Location: Bogotá, Colombia / San Salvador, El Salvador

Working hours: Full-time/ Part-time

 

Finance in Motion is a global impact asset manager focused exclusively on sustainable development in low and middle-income countries. The company develops and advises impact investment funds whose blended finance structures bring together public and private investors to address climate change, strengthen biodiversity conservation, foster the sustainable use of natural resources, improve livelihoods, and promote economic opportunities.

Over the course of its operations, Finance in Motion has unleashed a cumulative total of over EUR 5 billion toward these goals in Southeast Europe, the Caucasus, Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa, and sub-Saharan Africa. In addition to investment activities, the funds also provide technical assistance to support investees, foster responsible finance, and maximize impact in the countries they serve.

Since its foundation in 2009, the company has consistently recorded year-on-year growth and expanded into new regions and topics. Due to this ongoing success, Finance in Motion is seeking a

Regional Risk Manager – LATAM (m/f/d)

Finance in Motion is looking for an established professional to take over the lead of Latin America’s credit risk management function:

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead and coordinate the credit risk management team for Latin American and the Caribbean markets
  • Lead and ensure the quality of the risk analysis (i.e., credit, market, and liquidity) of current and potential investment opportunities across the region, including also climate-related, E&S, AML and other compliance risks
  • Coordinate on-and off-site due diligence for potential investments on the risk side
  • Ensure the risk review of loan agreements and other legal documentation in line with the company’s risk tolerance
  • Ensure regular monitoring of the outstanding debt investments in financial institutions (banks and non-bank financial institutions), corporates and other investees at both individual and portfolio level
  • Develop risk portfolio management strategies, including loan restructuring and work-outs
  • Coordinate internal credit rating process and conduct continued rating surveillance of the investment portfolio 
  • Source business intelligence by analyzing key market and economic developments in countries of operation and by conducting industries analysis 
  • Ensure close cooperation and coordination with other departments within the organization
  • Prepare and deliver risk-related communications with key stakeholders (internal and external)
  • Provide coaching and guidance to direct reports to develop their knowledge and skillset

What we expect:

  •  Sufficient relevant professional experience assessing risks of financial institutions and corporate clients
  • The successful candidate could have accumulated experience within either of: 
    • International development banks
    • Private banks
    • International and regional financing companies/funds
    • Rating agencies or consulting firms
  • Familiarity with Latin American business environment and banking regulatory framework
  • Pro-active, creative, self-motivating attitude
  • Fully bilingual (English and Spanish) and superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interact at different corporate levels and with external parties and stakeholders with confidence and clarity
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work, meet deadlines, and oversight projects
  • Staff management experience with an open and inclusive leadership style
  • Degree in Economics, Business Administration, Development Finance, or a related field
  • Willing to travel to the countries of operations (Central America, South America, and the Caribbean) as necessary
  • Willing to be based in El Salvador or Colombia
  • Demonstrable commitment to Finance in Motion´s vision/mission

What you can expect:

  • An agile, widely diverse international working environment with over 50 nationalities who are keenly interested in making a positive difference through their work and who share a collaborative, can-do spirit
  • A job that allows you to fully utilize and expand your skills within an innovative, hands-on company culture
  • A purpose-driven, performance-oriented company that rewards above-average results
  • An organization dedicated to providing effective training and upskilling to its employees

 

Our more than 230 employees working from our 17 offices worldwide are dedicated to promoting sustainable development through market-based finance solutions. If you enjoy tackling complex challenges in a hands-on manner and are seeking an adaptable and motivating work environment, we would very much like to hear from you. Please use our online application system to submit your application.