Investment Officer

Location of Job: 
Montrouge, France
06 Nov 2019
30 Nov 2019
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About the organization: 

Created in 2008, under the joint leadership of Crédit Agricole S.A. and Professor Yunus, 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner, the Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation is a multi-trade operator that aims to promote a shared economy. As an investor, lender, technical assistant provider and fund advisor, the Foundation works directly with Microfinance Institutions operating in developing countries by granting loans (in Euros, USD, local currencies), or guarantees; it also takes equity participations in social enterprises in emerging countries. The Foundation is the financial partner of 70 microfinance institutions and the shareholder of 13 social business enterprises in 38 countries.

About the Job: 

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Detection and pre-selection of microfinance institutions (MFIs).
  • Analysis of potential investments with MFIs.
  • Implementation of the investments.
  • Monitoring of investments.
  • Reporting.
  • Support partner MFIs in the issues they face and defined in the Foundation’s strategic plan, including:
    • Their adaptation to climate change.
    • Digitization and responses to new technologies.
    • Financing agriculture and especially agricultural value chains.
    • Strengthening their financial and social performance.
  • Animation of the MFIs network financed by the Foundation.
  • Business intelligence.


  • Interest in financial and social economic development issues.
  • Strong sensitivity to social issues.
  • Excellent knowledge of financial analysis, including financial analysis from MFIs. Experience in auditing and/or rating is appreciated.
  • Familiarity with the context of investment in developing countries.
  • In-depth knowledge of the microfinance sector.
  • Good knowledge of industry stakeholders (DFIs, NGOs, MFIs, etc.)
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Additional specific skills required in the financing of agricultural value chains, IMF digitization processes, new digital finance players.
  • IT Tools: Excellent knowledge of office tools (MS office).
  • Fluent in French and English is a must.
How to Apply: 

Interested candidates are invited to send their CV and motivation letter to Philippe Guichandut at [email protected]