Senior Advisor - Green Finance, Agricultural Finance

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 18 February 2020
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Closing on 31 March 2020

Job Description

To further expand our project portfolio with public and private clients worldwide in both areas. The job profile is versatile and contains the following key tasks:

  • Build up and manage a high-quality project portfolio in green finance or agriculture finance. Co-operate with our business development unit and other business line managers (Digital Finance, Transaction Services, MSME Finance) and our regional managers for Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Eastern Europe and Caucasus, Middle East/North Africa, Asia and the Pacific, in your and their respective projects;
  • Carry out consultancy assignments as a project manager or subject matter expert;
  • Develop the company’s knowledge base and conduct research in your area of expertise;
  • Represent the company at conferences, roadshows or other business development events.

The successful candidate:

  • has deep and proven expertise and work experience as a manager or senior consultant in one of the following industries or areas in emerging markets:
  • Renewable energy finance or energy efficiency finance, or
  • Agricultural finance;
  • has a track record of delivering outstanding value to clients and producing out-of-the box ideas to help them to succeed;
  • combines the ability to get things done with excellent teamplay skills;
  • is apt in using and adapting various tools in particular from a MS O365 environment for business development purposes, teamworking, knowledge and process management;
  • is capable of working with a multicultural, multilingual team in currently 5 locations across different geographies;
  • is a strong networker and communicator;
  • has a high level of proficiency in English, fluency in German, French and/or other languages with high relevance to emerging markets is an asset;
  • Candidates from outside the EU area should be eligible for obtaining a residency and work permit in Germany.

About the Organization

LFS Advisory GmbH is a consulting firm based in Berlin. We specialize in impact finance project in developing countries and emerging markets. We deliver value to small or medium-sized enterprises and their owner families and employees, and smallholder farmers and other regular citizens through financial services, digital finance technologies, green finance and other business solutions. We help public and private impact investors in selecting/vetting target companies and taking them to success. With own and managed funds we have founded and managed 12 commercial businesses in the financial inclusion space over the last 15 years to success. Our clients include some of the leading international development finance institutions such as the International Finance Corporation (IFC) – a member of the World Bank Group -, the European Investment Bank (EIB) or the German Development Bank (KfW), as well as private foundations, banks and impact investors.

At LFS, we believe that finance and technology combined have the power to solve key global challenges: social participation and advancement, protection of the environment and sustainable economic growth.

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