Reports to Director of Business Engagement

Locations India; Hong Kong; and/or Washington, DC / Northern VA; plus travel to focus countries across South Asia and South East Asia

Start Date Immediate

Primary Responsibilities

In collaboration with senior management and the Director of Business Engagement, develop strategy and hypotheses on PPPs that will create economic incentives and market-based solutions for businesses to contribute to a world free from modern slavery

Lead the development of investment and business cases to efficiently test the team’s hypotheses, including detailed financial valuation and social impact modelling of public private partnerships

Gather data utilizing creative and collaborative means, working seamlessly across public and private stakeholders, demonstrating political and cultural sensitivity

Provide analytical ‘horsepower’ to test and refine strategies for business engagement across the fund’s core country and industry investments

Coordinate, facilitate and collaborate to create multi-stakeholder alignment and collective action around core PPP ideas.

Develop detailed and compelling presentations to inspire, attract, engage corporations and governments on our strategy

Project manage pilot execution of promising PPP ideas and support in fundraising and advocating

Perform other duties as requested

Candidate Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from top tier university; MBA or Masters of Finance or CFA preferred

At least 3-5 years experience in the development of public private partnerships, project finance deals and patient capital investments

Prior experience in working cross-culturally and working with both public and private sectors in emerging economies

Prior background in strategy consulting or development banks a plus

Demonstrated passion and interest in addressing modern slavery and/or other social impact/justice issues

Exceptional modelling and valuation expertise

Action and results oriented; hungry for real world impact

Proven analytical and problem solving skill-set in uncertain environments

Passionately curious and thirst for continuous learning

Entrepreneurial and independently able to identify tasks, priorities, and find creative ways to get things done

Strong client management and partnership development skills

Proven willingness to fail

Excellent written (PPT and Word) and verbal communication in English

Application Instructions
Email cover letter and resume in a single PDF to jobs@gfems.org. Please title document [firstname lastname] - Investment Associate and use subject line Dir. of Investment Associate.  In a max one-page cover letter, please outline your views on the most promising industries / sectors for catalyzing significant reductions in the prevalence of modern slavery. Note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so interested candidates are encouraged to apply ASAP.