Symbiotics is the leading market access platform for impact investing in emerging and frontier markets, offering market research, investment advisory and asset management services.
We are regulated by FINMA, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority and our daughter company Symbiotics (UK) Ltd has an investment firm license from the FCA in the UK.
Symbiotics currently employs 135 people and is headquartered in Geneva, with further offices in Zurich, London, Amsterdam, Mexico City, Singapore and Cape Town.
Since 2004, we have invested over USD 4bn in more than 350 microfinance institutions across around 80 emerging and frontier markets, working with more than 30 investment funds and many institutional investors.
We are a fast-growing, market-leading company, offering a dynamic work environment in the growing impact investment space.
We are looking for
A Microfinance Technical Assistance Analyst who will be in charge of providing assistance in operational aspects and in the development, maintenance and implementation of all technical assistance (TA) documentation, reporting and controlling elements, including supporting the TA management team.
Skills / qualifications / experience
The profile for this position is a person with good analytical skills, good reporting skills, with an understanding of MSME finance and financial inclusion industry in Africa specifically and the rest of the world, a strong interest on diagnosing and analyzing microfinance institutions’ technical assistance needs.
The ideal candidate will have project management skills with a focus on analyzing and monitoring various projects simultaneously.
We are looking for an individual who is focused, disciplined and able to work in a dynamic and challenging environment, with a good experience and hands-
on on technical assistance program management in the Inclusive Finance industry or in the social investment industry. This position will require some travel activity to projects when necessary.
The ideal candidate will preferably demonstrate the following qualifications :