Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Impact Investment Associate to Support Social Entrepreneurs in Tanzania

Support Decent Work and Economic Growth

Skills Needed

  • Business Strategy
  • Impact Investing
  • Investments

Estimated workload

Full-time

Role

Consultant (Typically 1 - 12 weeks)

Language Proficiencies

You must be able to speak English.

When Can You Start?

You can start ASAP and stay for 1¾ month to 2¾ months

Benefits

Meals

Accommodation

Project Details


Description and Impact

We are launching the first investment readiness programme in Tanzania for businesses working in the sectors of clean energy, agriculture, health, WASH and financial inclusion. 

The accelerator programme aims to accomplish the following:
● Source innovative local ventures addressing the most critical social challenges in Tanzania
● Build capacity for selected ventures to improve investment readiness, and access to customers and investors
● Develop an ecosystem of entrepreneurs and innovation-oriented stakeholders
● Improve the likelihood of success of social entrepreneurs in Tanzania through building capacity of enterprises to increase revenues, raise funds, and create jobs and impact

You will be able to support with:

●       Investment-Readiness Advisory & Facilitation: advise and assist our clients with the preparation of fundraising documents (pitch decks, exec summaries and financial projections), investor term sheets, valuation models, cap tables, etc.

●       Business Development: develop client acquisition strategies, prepare for investor meetings, help manage relationships with potential or existing investors 

●       Finance & Operations: streamline due diligence workflows, develop monitoring and evaluation frameworks, create quarterly investor reporting templates, formalize operations manuals and procedures, implement back-office information systems, etc.

Deliverables

Through your support with:

●       Investment-Readiness Advisory & Facilitation: advise and assist our clients with the preparation of fundraising documents (pitch decks, exec summaries and financial projections), investor term sheets, valuation models, cap tables, etc.

●       Business Development: develop client acquisition strategies, prepare for investor meetings, help manage relationships with potential or existing investors 

●       Finance & Operations: streamline due diligence workflows, develop monitoring and evaluation frameworks, create quarterly investor reporting templates, formalize operations manuals and procedures, implement back-office information systems, etc.

We hope to ultimately achieve the following results:

We will find 20 to 30 high-growth potential ventures across Tanzania focused on tackling the above challenges
We will train the top 10-15 rigorously selected ventures with an award-winning curriculum and methodology
We will invest $25-50,000 USD each to the top two ventures of the participating ventures.

Other requirements

●        3+ years of professional financial experience

●        Experience in financial due diligence, audit, transaction advisory and/or M&A

●        CPA or MBA considered an asset, but not required

●        International experience desired

●        Prior experience in dealing with clients desired

We Provide These Local Benefits


Benefits Overview

  • Accommodations
  • Learning Opportunity
  • Meal Stipend

Accommodation

To be determined with the selected candidate

Learning Opportunity

  • Experience and insight into working in the NGO sector
  • Immersive learning experience in the social entrepreneurship sector in Tanzania
  • Hands on experience, on-going support and training opportunities
  • A chance to make a real difference and gain experience in a developing country
  • An opportunity to develop both personally & professionally
  • Excellent references

Food Stipend

We provide lunch Monday - Friday at the office or in the field

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