Intern - Blended Finance Impact Management
Investment team Geneva, Geneva Department Investment team Employment Type Intern (Full-time) Minimum Experience Entry-level
BlueOrchard was founded in 2001 by initiative of the UN as the first commercial manager of microfinance debt investments worldwide and since evolved into a leading impact investment manager.
The firm is dedicated to fostering inclusive and sustainable growth while providing attractive returns for its investors.
Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, BlueOrchard has offices in Cambodia, Georgia, Peru, Kenya, Luxembourg, Singapore and Geneva.
To date, the company has deployed over USD 5bn in impact investments across 80 emerging and frontier markets, enabling social impact.
Become part of this unique success story and join our fast-growing company in Geneva, Switzerland as
Intern Blended Finance Impact Management
Your main responsibilities
Work independently on quantitative and qualitative tasks and manage stakeholder relationships;
Perform ad-hoc analyses and research on requests from the BFIM team;
Support for preparation of the different funds’ Board Meetings, periodic reports and proactively improve existing templates;
Support the BFIM team with some administrative tasks (e.g. meeting preparation / logistics, collection of invoices, maintenance of BFIM team shared folders);
Assist in the drafting / revision / update of internal BFIM team procedures.
Required skills and education
Excellent academic performance in finance, business administration, economics or related field;
Good financial analysis skills, advanced user of excel, and demonstrated capacity to analyze data and prepare charts, reports and power point presentations as required;
Ability to research independently new topics and prepare promptly position papers;
Ability to multitask and cope with the time pressure in demanding situations;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, and in particular in Excel and PowerPoint;
Excellent communication and presentation skills in both verbal and written English, French or another language would be a plus.
Your personal profile
Sincere interest in sustainability and social impact in emerging and frontier markets;
Self-starter with strong work ethics, commitment and positive energy;
Excellent team player with high service orientation;
Proactive, result-driven, able to work in a fast paced environment, flexible with hands-on approach and willingness to perform both technical and administrative tasks;
Flexibility in approach and willingness to assist other team members.
Please apply in ENGLISH, including CV and cover letter via
Deadline for application is February 15th, 2019. Starting date : March 2019.
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Location Geneva, Geneva
Department Investment team
Employment Type Intern (Full-time)
Minimum Experience Entry-level
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