Open Position | Central America | Investment Manager

About Alterfin

Created in 1994, Alterfin is a Belgian social co-operative that offers everyone an investment opportunity to generate a positive social, environmental, and economic impact. We finance the development of social enterprises around the world to provide a sustainable income for the most vulnerable people. With the financial support of over 6,000 co-op members, we help more than 4 million families make a decent living, all while having a positive impact on our planet.

The Alterfin team consists of 37 people working in Latin America, Africa, and Asia. Every day, we strive to create a sustainable, fair, and inclusive future.

About the position

Alterfin is looking for an Investment Manager to supervise a portfolio of partners in Central America. The position will be based in one of our key countries of operations in the region (Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico), with frequent travels within the region and an annual trip to Brussels.

This position involves responsibility for the development and management of a lending portfolio in both the microfinance and sustainable agriculture sectors.

Your responsibilities

  • Contribute to the definition of the portfolio management strategy for the countries under responsibility;
  • Identify potential investments in line with the vision and investment policy of Alterfin and the other funds under its management;
  • Carry out the institutional and social and environmental due diligences of the identified organizations. This will entail frequent travels in the region;
  • Present the investment proposals to the Investment Committees and follow the loan disbursement process;
  • Develop technical assistance projects to support Alterfin’s MFIs and SA partners;
  • Monitor and manage the portfolio of investments.

Professional Profile

  • Degree in higher education in finance, economics, business management, agricultural economics or other relevant field(s).
  • Expertise in financial / organizational / strategic analysis of small to medium enterprises and in the fields of microfinance and sustainable agriculture.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Field experience in Latin America is a must.
  • Fluent in Spanish and English (spoken and written).
  • Understanding of and commitment to development issues and social responsibility

We offer

  • A full-time position in an international setting with committed colleagues.
  • A long-term consultancy contract.
  • The opportunity to work for a growing organisation with a strong focus on social and environmental impact

How to apply?

Send your application in English, including a motivation letter and your CV to with the following subject: “Application Central America Investment Manager 2024”. Deadline application is April 19, 2024.  

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.