As the social investment arm of the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), CAF Venturesome provides bridging finance and development capital to charities and social enterprises, and works to help build an effective and responsible social investment market.
London, United Kingdom
8 Apr 2014
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Investment Manager (Social Investment Fund) - Charity / Bank
This is an exciting opportunity for two Investment Managers to join this dynamic and high impact team. Apply Now!
London, United Kingdom
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Would you like a career in the social investment market? With a successful track record in a finance/property/business environment or the charitable sector itself, you will have a passion for combining financial skills with making a difference in the social sector.
CAF Venturesome is an award-winning and pioneering social investment fund.
As the social investment arm of the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), Venturesome provides bridging finance and development capital to charities and social enterprises, and works to help build an effective and responsible market. CAF Venturesome is now looking to grow its loan fund, and develop innovative ways of financing charities and social enterprises. This is an exciting opportunity for two Investment Managers to join this dynamic and high impact team.
Job Title: Investment Manager
Based in: London
Hours: Full Time
You will, identify, assess and deliver investment opportunities and monitor a proportion of the loan portfolio. One Investment Manager will have responsibility for managing one of our thematic funds, the Community Land Trust Investment Fund, the other will manage Investments across the range of our general Social Investment Funds.
You will be highly numerate, have an entrepreneurial approach and strong practical experience of lending or assessing financial data and risk, making decisive assessments from a mix of oral and written information. In addition, you must have a proven ability to manage significant projects, or ideally, funds.
As Investment Manager and lead point of contact for many of our investments, you will be required to work closely with organisations, grassroots community groups, and with high net worth investors, and at an executive level, including reporting to the Fund’s investors. For the CLT fund you will also be expected to have familiarity with the housing sector, specifically - community land trusts, affordable housing, housing developments, planning and policy.
Enthusiastic about social investment and passionate about the need for social investment in civil society, you will be required to respond quickly to complex, and at times competing, demands.
This is an exciting time to join a dynamic and growing team, and your skills and experience will directly contribute to the organisation’s success. This opportunity offers great personal and professional development, for a candidate looking to forge a career in the social investment market.
Closing date: 21 April 2014
How to apply:
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- Please send us your CV and a covering letter that explains why you are suited to the role.
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