Investment Manager Career Job – Yunus Social Business Foundation

Job Title:    Investment Manager
Organisation: Yunus Social
Business Foundation Uganda Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Managing
About US:
Yunus Social
Business Foundation Uganda Ltd is part of a global network of social business
Incubator Funds
founded by Nobel Peace Laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus, which are currently
operational in Albania, Bangladesh, Brazil, Columbia Germany, Haiti, India,
Japan, Tunisia and Uganda. YSB provides coaching and consulting to social
business entrepreneurs, help to create and develop employment-generating social
businesses, and finance these businesses in order to help them scale their
Job Summary:  The Investment Manager will support the social
businesses in our portfolio and to conduct due diligence on new social businesses
in our pipeline. The Investment Manager will report to the Managing Director on
strategic result areas related to deal sourcing, financing and due diligence, portfolio
management, communication and international YSB initiatives and working groups.
Operationally, the Investment Manager will work under the direct supervision
and support of the Head of Investment, and take responsibility for many
exciting aspects of YSB Uganda’s investment and portfolio management process.
The incumbent will mainly be responsible for sourcing new social businesses, handling
the financing and due diligence process and portfolio management
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Providing social entrepreneur services during the
YSB accelerator programs, including sourcing and selecting candidates, training
and coaching of participants
Takes overall responsibility for the support YSB
Uganda offers to social businesses in our portfolio – working closely with
entrepreneurs to advise them on their business development and management,
including financial management, financial planning etc.
In charge of developing the Social Business pipeline
including identification and sourcing of new Social Business opportunities and
Continuous improvement of Social Business Fund
reporting and tracking tools to monitor and evaluate the social as well as
financial impact of the initiative
Undertaking due diligence processes for social
businesses in our pipeline – evaluating business plans and financial models, presenting
proposals to the YSB Investment Committee and working on the legal contracts
and Terms & Conditions of successful investments.
Take active participation in global work streams on
a variety of topics contributing to the development of YSB globally i.e.
working with team members in the Head Office (Germany) and other country teams
to support on a diverse range of topics including: development of new tools,
processes and products, fundraising, communications, impact assessment,
research etc.
Perform any other duties and responsibilities, as
required, to help ensure that the YSB Initiative Uganda is a success –
including local networking and communications, sourcing deals, investor
relations etc.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Master’s
Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Economics,
Entrepreneurship or related fields
A minimum of five years’ experience in at least one
of the following sectors:
o   Strategy
consulting – experience with SME is valued
o   Investment
Banking, Private Equity, Venture Capital
o   Project
Management in the private sector
Exhibit commitment to serving society’s needs and a
high level of personal integrity;
Strong financial modelling skills
Superb analytical skills, critical thinking,
evidence-based analysis, efficiency and thoroughness, demonstrated by excellent
academic qualifications;
Demonstrated leadership, management and
organizational skills; experience of managing teams in challenging
A high level of passion, entrepreneurial energy,
personal initiative and responsibility;
Broad knowledge and  understanding of “social business” and how
this is related to other concepts, e.g. social innovation, social entrepreneurship,
inclusive business, and impact investing
Strong cultural understanding and skills to manage
Diplomacy, negotiating skills and team-working
Willingness to travel outside of Kampala, including
to rural areas
Fluency on both spoken and written English
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send an updated CVs and cover letters,
in English, via email, to the following email address:, with subject line “Investment Manager – YSB Uganda.” Please
indicate in your application where you heard about this job opportunity i.e.
Deadline: 8th January 2016

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