Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs
Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs
"I used the ANDE Careers web job board for a recent hire. The quality of applicants was amazing and in fact, I ended up hiring the very first one who replied to our posting. For those who work/need staff in the broad space of SMEs, entrepreneurship, and investment in emerging countries, the ANDE job board is the indispensable place to post a listing"
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Please check out the following Jobs in the Network that are currently recruiting. If you would like to post a job opening, please email Stella Hanly with both a link to the job posting and an application close date.
Please check our Fellowships and Internship Opportunities page as well!
ANDE IS HIRING!
Program Coordinator, Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) (Washington, DC)
ANDE is a global network of organizations that propel entrepreneurship in emerging markets. The Program Coordinator joins a small team dedicated to delivering products and services to members of the network and to pursuing the organizational mission. He or she will have a number of roles that span a variety of important functions. For more information, click here. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
Chief Investment Officer, Acumen (New York, NY or co-located in Mumbai, Karachi or Nairobi)
The mission of Acumen is to create a world beyond poverty by investing in social enterprises, emerging leaders, and breakthrough ideas. The CIO will be responsible for a global investment process with very high performing teams distributed across the world. Successful candidates have a strong entrepreneurial spirit, a blend of private sector and non-profit experience, a willingness to travel (approx 30%-40% of the time) and strengths in relationship management. For more information, click here. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Partnerships Manager, Living Goods (Kampala, Uganda, or Nairobi, Kenya)
Partnerships Associate, Living Goods (Kampala, Uganda, or Nairobi, Kenya)
Living Goods seeks nothing less than a disruptive reinvention of distribution in the developing world, through networks of franchised micro-entrepreneurs who leverage Living Goods’ brand, buying power and mobile marketing tools to deliver vital products at accessible prices to the people who need them most. Living Goods is currently looking for a Partnerships Manager and a Partnerships Associate. For more information and to apply, click on the applicable link. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Last application date (if not filled) August 1st 2013.
Monitoring and Evaluation Director for East Africa, One Acre Fund (Rural Kenya to start. Then: Nairobi (preferred), Kigali, or Bujumbura)
Most of the world's poor are farmers, representing the largest and most uniform group of poor people in the world. Instead of giving handouts, One Acre invests in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income. One Acre Fund is seeking a values-driven individual with deep field experience in M&E to become One Acre Fund's first M&E Director. As the senior-most M&E staff person at the organization, the M&E Director will oversee a large and growing team of international and local staff (currently 80 full-time in total) to create a truly world-class M&E function that enables One Acre Fund to achieve a step-change level of growth and impact in the coming years, both in our direct program and through replication by others. The M&E Director will play a pivotal role in building One Acre Fund's evidence-base, helping ignite a rural farm microfinance movement. For more information and to apply, click here. Position will remain open until filled.
Head of Institutional Relations, Acumen (London, England)
The mission of Acumen is to create a world beyond poverty by investing in social enterprises, emerging leaders, and breakthrough ideas. The Head of Institutional Relations should be a seasoned professional who will lead fundraising for Acumen’s next invested capital fund and to build Acumen’s capacity to mobilize invested capital, technical assistance funding and philanthropy from the major institutions across Europe and globally. For more information, click here. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Director, Investment Fund, Investor & Partner for Development (Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso)
I&P’s mission is to contribute to the rise of a sustainable private sector in Africa. In 10 years, I&P Développement has invested over 10 million euros in 30 businesses in over 12 African countries. This has generated the creation or maintenance of circa 1.400 jobs, as well as annual growth rates of 30% on average for the last 3 years in the investee companies. I&P are launching a local SME fund in Burkina Faso for which they are looking for a Director. For more information, click here. Closing date for applications is May 28th 2013.
Policy & Advocacy Advisors, Oxfam America (Washington, DC)
Oxfam America works on the scene, helping people gain the hope, skills, and direction to create a new future. We are also active in the global arena, addressing social injustice through our advocacy, public education, and emergency assistance programs.
• Policy & Advocacy Advisor, Aid Transparency & Accountability
• Policy & Advocacy Advisor, Country Systems Strengthening
Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.
Multiple Positions, Vital Voices (Washington, DC)
Vital Voices Global Partnership is a leading non-governmental organization that identifies, invests in and brings visibility to extraordinary women around the world by unleashing their leadership potential to transform lives and accelerate peace and prosperity in their communities. Vital Voices is looking to fill the following positions:
• Program Assistant, Latin America and the Caribbean
• Regional Program Manager, Latin America and the Caribbean
• Program Manager, Africa
• Program Coordinator, Africa
• Data Analysis Coordinator
Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.
Associate - Fellows Program, Echoing Green (New York, NY)
Echoing Green unleashes next generation talent to solve the world's biggest problems. Founded in 1987 by global growth equity firm General Atlantic, Echoing Green has invested over $31 million in seed funding in more than 500 social entrepreneurs (Echoing Green Fellows) and their innovative organizations across the globe. Every year, Echoing Green identifies approximately 30 incredible, ambitious, exciting potential leaders and then offers them two years of funding and support. The Associate of Fellow Programs provides day-to-day management of our search, selection, and support processes for these individuals. For more information click here. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Expected start date is June 2013.
Investment Analyst, Grassroots Business Fund (Nairobi, Kenya)
GBF is an impact investment organization that provides investment capital and business advisory services to high impact businesses in developing countries across the globe. GBF's goal is to drive economic development and improve local standards of living. GBF is currently seeking an Investment Analyst to be based permanently in Nairobi, Kenya. The Investment Analyst will support the investment team in all aspects of GBF Operations. In addition, the Investment Analyst will be part of GBF's global investment team and will participate in and contribute to global investment and technical assistance initiatives and knowledge sharing. For more information and to apply, click here. Closing date for applications is May 31st 2013.
Multiple positions, Living Goods (San Francisco and East Africa)
Living Goods is entering a period of exciting expansion. Over the next two years we plan to more than triple our impacts by expanding our network in Uganda, launching a new network in Kenya, and supporting replication partners around the globe. Living Goods are currently looking to fill the following new roles:
• Product Innovation Lead to drive product strategy and develop new products that make money for our agents and make a difference in the lives of our customers.
• Head of Sales and Marketing in Kenya to establish, lead and rapidly grow our network of branches and direct sales agents across Kenya.
• Leader of IT and Innovation to oversee all Living Goods’ mission critical mobile tools, data management systems, software and hardware needs.
• Mobile Technology Manager to leverage and expand our mobile management and marketing system.
For more information on these opportunities, click here.
International Human Resources Manager, Root Capital (Cambridge MA)
West Africa FAS Coordinator, Root Capital (Dakar, Senegal)
Root Capital’s mission is to grow rural prosperity by investing in small and growing agricultural businesses that build sustainable livelihoods in Africa and Latin America. Root Capital is a nonprofit social investment fund that grows rural prosperity in poor, environmentally vulnerable places in Africa and Latin America by lending capital, delivering financial training and strengthening market connections for small and growing agricultural businesses.
The International HR Manager will be responsible for effective oversight of international HR functions and maintaining continuity of organizational HR practices in Root Capital field offices currently in Mexico, Peru, Costa Rica and Kenya. Working closely with the Regional Vice Presidents, s(he) will support and develop field-based HR staff, enabling their growth, autonomy and increased capacity, and providing training and on-going support for international HR functions. For more information, and to apply, click here. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
The West Africa FAS Coordinator will be in charge of establishing Root Capital’s Financial Advisory Services program in the region. The objective of the FAS program is to strengthen the financial management capacity of rural small and medium enterprises (SME’s) that are current or potential Root Capital borrowers. The coordinator will arrange financial management training workshops and individual one-on-one onsite training to improve proficiency in budgeting, internal controls, financial analysis and use of financial information for business decision making. The Coordinator will build a network of local third party service providers to service Root Capital current and potential clients training needs throughout the region. For more information, click here. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
Manager, Impact Investing, Echoing Green (New York, NY)
Echoing Green is hiring a Manager to expand the organization’s knowledge, thought leadership, and influence in the Impact Investing field. This new position requires a self-starter who can shape the scope and responsibilities of the role and be flexible as it evolves. Initially, the Manager will oversee the development and dissemination of a portfolio of research projects focused on Impact Investing as it relates to Echoing Green’s work to support social entrepreneurs. The top candidate will bring previous experience researching, writing, and disseminating knowledge in various online and offline formats. S/he must be a skilled relationship-builder with the ability to proactively identify and engage diverse stakeholders, internally and externally. For more information, and to apply click here. Position will remain open until filled.
Associate Director, Focus on Impact Investing, the Rockefeller Foundation (New York, NY)
This Associate Director position is responsible for helping to develop and lead a range of work in the domain of innovative finance, including, the Foundation’s Harnessing the Power of Impact Investing Initiative and an emerging focus on creating an enabling environment for impact enterprises to scale, developing innovative partnerships for new enterprise models, and other market-systems solutions to promoting the foundation’s goals of promoting more equitable growth and building resilience. The position is based in New York and reports to a Managing Director. For more information, and to apply, click here.
Investment Manager - East Africa, LGT Venture Philanthropy (Nairobi, Kenya)
LGT Venture Philanthropy is an impact investor supporting organizations with outstanding social and environmental impact. Our team in five continents strives to increase the sustainable quality of life of less
advantaged people by inspiring clients for active philanthropy, providing individualized philanthropic advice and investment implementation. LGT Venture Philanthropy (LGT VP) seeks an experienced Investment Manager to strengthen its East Africa team. The ideal candidate would be an extraordinary venture capitalist, private equity investor or a seasoned business consultant who could continue to achieve success in the private sector but instead has chosen to apply her/his skills in making a real difference than just more money by investing in and building companies that deliver critical goods and services in sectors such as water, affordable quality health-care, housing, education, energy etc. towards achieving our mission of improving the sustainable quality of life of the less advantaged. For more information and to apply click here. Interviews will begin immediately, so candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
Director, Program Development, TechnoServe (Washington, D.C.)
TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. We are a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets. Our work is rooted in the idea that given the opportunity, hardworking men and women in even the poorest places can generate income, jobs and wealth for their families and communities. The goal of the Program Director position is to lead and support the development of new business and design of new programs that will result in increased impact and revenue. For more information, and to apply, click here.
Director of Development, One Acre Fund (Any major US city, New York or east coast preferred)
Most of the world's poor are farmers, representing the largest and most uniform group of poor people in the world. One Acre Fund is a start–up non-profit in Kenya, Rwanda, and Burundi that is innovating a new way of helping farm families to achieve their full potential. Instead of giving handouts, One Acre invests in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income. The development operations of One Acre Fund are growing quickly. We expect to grow from four staff to at least ten staff in the coming three years, growing quickly thereafter and we are seeking a Director of Development. For more information, click here.
Senior Vice President of Finance, Root Capital (Cambridge, MA)
Root Capital’s mission is to grow rural prosperity by investing in small and growing agricultural businesses that build sustainable livelihoods in Africa and Latin America. Root Capital is a nonprofit social investment fund that grows rural prosperity in poor, environmentally vulnerable places in Africa and Latin America by lending capital, delivering financial training and strengthening market connections for small and growing agricultural businesses. As a key member of the Executive Team, the Senior Vice President of Finance will report to the CEO and play a strategic role in the overall management of Root Capital. S/he will have primary day-to-day responsibility for accounting, financial planning and analysis and treasury activities. For more information, and to apply, click here. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
Vice President of Development, Meridian International Center (Washington, DC)
Meridian International Center, a 50 year old global leadership institution dedicated to connecting and educating international leaders through exchange, culture and convening activities, is seeking a dynamic, experienced Vice President of Development to continue growing a diverse, global base of funders. Working closely with the organization’s leadership, the VP/D will oversee strategy, vision, and management of the development office. For more information, and to apply, click here. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Sales Manager(s), Alquity Investment Management Ltd (London, Europe, Latin America, Middle East)
Alquity Investment Management is a vibrant and fast growing investment management company with a difference. Our approach combines altruism with sustainable equity management to generate attractive returns for investors while positively transforming the lives of people in the areas in which we invest. Alquity is seeking experienced sales executives with a track record of selling into major B2B channels and then driving product penetration by developing and executing account plans with key customers. Whilst industry experience is not essential, you will be expected to show evidence of building profitable customer relationships including strategic account planning, coordinating senior level engagement, customer training and implementation of trade marketing activities. For more information, and details on how to apply, click here.
Research Associate - Program Related Investments (PRI), Rockefeller Foundation (New York, NY)
The Rockefeller Foundation is seeking a Research Associate (RA) to support the organization’s development and execution of key initiatives through research and design, strategic insight and support of overall team activities. RAs are typically deployed concurrently to two initiative teams and deployments can change based on the approval of future work of the Foundation. This position will first be responsible for supporting the Program Related Investments (PRI) portfolio. PRIs are used by Foundations, similar to grants, as a tool to forward their programmatic objectives. For more information and to apply, click here.
Executive Director, Small Enterprise Finance Centre IFMR Research (Chennai, India)
SEFC’s mission is to advance the research and practice of SME financing and growth in India, and ultimately to help to develop best practices for a vibrant SME sector. Research conducted by the center focuses on factors that foster SME growth and at the role that SMEs play in poverty alleviation. The Executive Director will be responsible for managing research projects, research staff and relationships with partner organizations and donors; fundraising; overseeing the dissemination of research results and outreach to policy makers; and managing internal relations with IFMR. For more information, and how to apply, click here.
Executive Director, Accelerated Market-Driven Partnerships (AMP), A Project of Tides Center (Washington D.C., or New York City)
Tides is a values-based, social change platform that leverages individual and institutional leadership and investment to positively impact local and global communities. Tides pursues multiple, related strategies to promote this mission. From green nonprofit centers to programmatic consulting, donor advised funds to fiscal sponsorship, grants management to risk management and more, Tides gives members of the nonprofit and philanthropic community freedom to focus on the change it wants to see. Accelerated Market-Driven Partnerships (AMP) is a new initiative working closely with institutions such as the U.S. Department of State, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the World Bank along with various private-sector organizations. This new model for collaboration is a cross-sectoral platform designed to source solutions and investment opportunities while delivering positive social and environmental impact to critical global challenges. AMP is piloting in Brazil with initial focus areas on housing and recycling. The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for providing leadership for and managing the overall work of the AMP network, with support and guidance from the Advisory Board. The ED is responsible for setting AMP’s strategic direction, developing partnerships, fundraising, grant and budget management. The ED is responsible for overseeing all research, writing, report dissemination, and communications initiatives. For more information, including how to apply, click here.
Multiple positions, One Acre Fund (East Africa)
One Acre Fund is a start-up initiative that works with persistently hungry farm families in Kenya, Rwanda, and Burundi. Instead of giving handouts, One Acre invests in farm families to generate a permanent gain in farm income. Their "investment bundle" includes education, financing, inputs, and export market access.We are looking for entrepreneurial, ambitious, and independent people who can be given large amounts of responsibility - immediately - to develop One Acre Fund's program model. Expatriate staff have made significant contributions to One Acre's success, from building our monitoring & evaluation systems to scoping potential districts for expansion; from trialing new crops to managing and mentoring other staff. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, have a strong work ethic, and are passionate about creating change in the lives of others, please consider joining the One Acre team! For details on the open positions, click here.
Director, Global Health, FSG (Boston, San Francisco, Seattle, or Washington D.C.)
At FSG, we are passionate about finding better ways to solve social problems. Established as the Foundation Strategy Group by co-founders Mark Kramer and Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter in 2000, FSG is a non-profit consulting firm which works across all sectors by partnering with foundations, corporations, school systems, nonprofits, and governments in every region of the globe. Our goal is to help organizations—individually and collectively—create greater social impact. Directors at FSG are expected to be generalists, moving effectively among many of the different content areas that matter to FSG clients. For the Director of Global Health position, however, FSG is seeking an individual who would bring experience, expertise, and relevant professional networks in Global Health to our Global Health impact area. For more more information, and to apply, click here.
Multiple positions, TechnoServe (Washington DC, Guatemala, Uganda, Tanzania, Nigeria, East Africa, West and Southern Africa)
TechnoServe helps entrepreneurial men and women in poor areas of the developing world to build businesses that create income, opportunity and economic growth for their families, their communities and their countries. For all open positions, click here.