Ethex and Energise Africa are looking for a new investment manager and operations manager, as the lending platform aims to raise $100m (£75m) for climate action and sustainable development goals (SDGs) by the end of 2023.
The impact investment platform has launched a search for an investment manager who can “help to identify new sectors within which there is a need for social investment and help to develop UK opportunities to bring to the Ethex platform”.
The investment manager will also be responsible for critically assessing and performing due diligence on new products prior to listing, including funds, and equity and debt products.
Meanwhile the client operations manager role will be primarily focused on Energise Africa’s work. This person “will be critical in helping accelerate the scaling-up of the Energise Africa platform to raise $100m for climate action and the SDGs by the end of 2023,” the job ad said.
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Energise Africa was launched in 2017 to give investors a chance to fight climate change by investing in businesses that install solar home systems in sub-Saharan Africa. Meanwhile, Ethex invests in businesses which support ethical causes such as fighting climate change, reducing poverty or building resilient communities.
Since 2013, Ethex and Energise Africa have raised £100m of investment for over 100 companies from approximately 20000 retail investors.
“We are a leading innovator in the field and this role offers the right candidate an excellent opportunity to be part of an organisation at the cutting edge of making positive investing mainstream,” the platform said.
The deadline to apply for either position is Tuesday 4 January 2022.
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