Coordinate and lead IFI activity within the program area and support senior foundation leadership in its evaluation of opportunities involving innovative financial mechanisms.
Research and provide input into cross-cutting investment strategies and specific investment opportunities as part of regular program processes including strategic planning and pipeline reviews in consultation with other foundation teams.
Educate program officers about the IFI program, investment uses-cases and best practices as part of onboarding and strategy review activities.
Manage external relationships with key contacts in development finance institutions and social investment partners that are active in the program area.
Support deal teams in close collaboration with program, legal and other colleagues, including initial screening, investment structuring, due diligence and financial modeling of specific transactions.
Undertake financial and risk analysis on investments and present investments to the foundation’s Investment Committee.
Support program leadership in managing its IFI portfolio and act as interface between the program team and foundation investment committee with regards to risk exposure and investment performance.
This role is responsible for high quality interactions and clear and consistent communications with grantees and partners in the field.
Advanced degree in economics, business administration or related field
A minimum of 5 years’ experience with a multilateral development bank, development finance institution, other financial institution, or management consulting firm
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From poverty to health, to education, the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation focuses on improving the lives of billions of people worldwide. There are four problem areas the organization focuses on; the Global Development Division, Global Health Division, United States Division, and Global Policy & Advocacy Division. In developing countries the foundation focuses on improving the health and welln...ess of people as well as helping children and families escape from extreme hunger and poverty. In the United States, the foundation focuses on low-income families and makes sure that everyone has opportunities to receive an education that will help them succeed. The foundation works with numerous organizations around the world to tackle critical problems and addresses challenging inequalities. The headquarters of this organization is based in Seattle, Washington, one of the most proactive global health and non-profit cities in the world.