Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs
Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs
Jobs In ANDE's Network
The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) is a global network of organizations that propel entrepreneurship in emerging markets. ANDE members provide critical financial, educational, and business support services to small and growing businesses (SGBs) based on the conviction that SGBs will create jobs, stimulate long-term economic growth, and produce environmental and social benefits. Ultimately, we believe that SGBS can help lift countries out of poverty. ANDE is part of the Aspen Institute, an educational and policy studies organization.
Members of ANDE include both for and nonprofit investment funds, capacity development providers, research and academic institutions, development finance institutions and corporations from around the world. Launched with 34 members in 2009, ANDE now comprises over 190 members who collectively operate in more than 150 countries.
Please check out the following Jobs in ANDE's Network page to see ANDE members who are currently recruiting.
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"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"
-Steven Koltai Koltai & Company, LLC
Please also visit our Fellowships and Internship Opportunities page as well.
Last Updated: 03/07/14
Multiple Positions – New Ventures Mexico (Mexico City, Mexico)
New Ventures Mexico is seeking to fill three positions.
If interested please send CV and motivation letter to firstname.lastname@example.org email subject: Job Position Mexico. Interview will be in Spanish. Deadline for applications is July 7th 2014
Deal Sourcing Associate - Village Capital (Shanghai, China and Mexico City, Mexico)
Village Capital is seeking a Recruitment Associate to scout early-stage startups, conduct basic due diligence on them, and encourage top quality candidates to apply to our upcoming program in China. The goal is to help generate high-quality entrepreneur pipeline for Village Capital's upcoming program within a 3 month timeframe. Focus will be on energy and clean technology startups.For more information, please click here. Deadline for applications is March 20th, 2014.
Communications Manager - LivingGoods (San Francisco, CA)
Do you want your work to matter? Do you believe in the power of a well-told story to catalyze impact? Are you looking to shape and share a story of a social enterprise that is on its way to changing millions of lives? If the answer is yes, read on.In the past year, Living Goods networks of empowered entrepreneurs in East Africa more than doubled, we supported six replicating partners operating across the globe from Peru to Indonesia. We are striving for massive impact and seek nothing less than a disruptive reinvention of distribution in the developing world. To support our ambitious vision, Living Goods is seeking a Communications Manager to help shape, share, and spread our story. Qualified candidates will be gifted writers, and cogent communicators. This is an unrivaled opportunity to help a leading social enterprise grow its impact and change millions of lives for the better, including your own. For more information, please click here.
Chief Operations Officer - Access Afya (Nairobi, Kenya)
The Chief Operations Officer will work closely with the CEO in refining the Access Afya growth and development plan in line with the company’s vision, values and goals. It is an opportunity to be part of a rising social enterprise’s evolution into an established, growing healthcare business. The COO will implement the strategy and execute the agreed operational activities. This will include responsibility for clinic and head office staff, financial management and day-to-day clinical operations, in liaison with the Clinical Director, and management of the supply chain for pharmaceuticals and other products. The COO will monitor and evaluate clinic performance and produce timely, detailed reports as needed. For more information, please click here.
Villgro Fellow - Villgro ( India)
Do you want to be a catalyst for change? Do you want to use your skills to help others? Do you want to build businesses for the poor? The Villgro Fellowship gives you a unique opportunity to get started. We are looking for skilled professionals to work closely with social entrepreneurs who are building businesses for the poor. The Fellowship allows you to immerse yourself in a social enterprise and go through a leadership training program that exposes you to thought leaders, entrepreneurs and academics in the field to support your professional and personal growth. For more information, please click here. Application deadline is April 13, 2014
Multiple Positions - Living Goods ( East Africa and San Francisco)Living Goods is hiring for several senior level positions based in East Africa & San Francisco. Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’ micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their health and wealth while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cookstoves, and solar lights. Living Goods is hiring for the follow positions:
- Director of Sales and Marketing
- Director of Strategic Partnerships
- Partnerships Manager
- Director of Development
Expansion Director - UnLtd.India ( Mumbai, India)
UnLtd India (www.unltdindia.org) is a launch pad for social entrepreneurs in India. Through providing seed funding and intensive support, we help exceptional individuals with ideas, passion and entrepreneurial skills bring about solutions to India’s social problems. We are now looking for an Expansion Director to lead the scaling of our work across India through our national community of social entrepreneurship launchpads. These independent entities called “UnLtd India Affiliates’ share UnLtd India’s mission, values, brand, and best practices while innovating to meet the needs of their region. A peer community, the UnLtd India Network shares learnings, resources, best practices, and support. For more information please click here.
Research Associate - National Entrepreneurship Network India (Bangalore India)
The position will support an innovative entrepreneur support model for women -- by way of determining baseline, tracking and monitoring progress and formulating success metrics. The position will report to the Programme Manager. The project can be used to support and existing Ph.D. or proposed M.A. level academic component. Deadline for applications is Monday, March 31, 2014. For more details, please click here
Sales and Marketing Director, WindAID (Trujillo, Peru)
Wind Aid Energy Solutions manufactures, sells and distributes wind turbines to rural communities that do not have access to electricity in Peru. Wind Aid ES is backed by the Low Carbon Enterprise Fund, an impact investment fund run by Environmental Resources Management, which is a leading global sustainability consultancy with 172 offices around the world.WindAid ES’s products are recognized for their excellent technical performance, and WindAid currently hold the Guinness world record for the world’s highest installed wind turbine. Wind Aid is located in Trujillo, Peru. Wind Aid is looking for a Sales and Marketing Director to help execute its growth strategy in Peru, and create new opportunities for growth throughout Latin America. This is an exciting role at the helm of fast-growing enterprise for an ambitious professional with a proven track record. For more information, please click here
Voluntario ANDE El Capitulo de Mexico y Centro America
El Capitulo de México y Centro América, establecido en Agosto 2010 trabaja con los miembros de ANDE que están activos en la región, fomentando en conjunto el ecosistema emprendedor a través de eventos, creando y compartiendo conocimiento, ofreciendo oportunidades de capacitación y facilitar colaboraciones entre los actores para crear una visión de ecosistema y apoyar a los emprendedores. Hay un total de 50 miembros de ANDE actives en la región.El Capitulo está ofreciendo una pasantía de 6 meses a algún joven, con auto motivación, que le apasione trabajar con las pequeñas empresas y emprendedores que apoyan a reducir la pobreza. Las responsabilidades incluyen: Comunicación y Diseño – apoyo en comunicación a todos los involucrados (stakeholders), diseño para eventos, etc. Manejo de Conocimiento – Investigar sobre información/oportunidades en del sector y mantener la base de datos y recursos del capitulo Gestor de Eventos – trabajar con la Coordinadora regional para desarrollar eventos. Apoyo a la Coordinadora regional en manejar el capitulo.
Grassroots Business Fund - Africa Regional Portfolio Manager (Nairobi, Kenya)
The Grassroots Business Fund is currently seeking a Regional Portfolio Manager to be based permanently in Nairobi, Kenya. The Regional Portfolio Manager will be responsible for the overall performance of the Africa portfolio and will participate in the selection of new investments. In addition, the Regional Portfolio Manager will contribute to the regional strategy, strengthen local investment process, and over time, develop local credit and compliance functions. The Regional Portfolio Manager will report to the Africa Regional Manager (RM). Deadline for applications is April 30. For more information, please click here
Office Assistant (3 Month Contract) -Grassroots Business Fund (Nairobi, Kenya)
The Grassroots Business Fund is seeking an Office Assistant to be based in the Nairobi Office for a period of three months (July 2014- September 2014). The Office Assistant will support the Office Manager in all day-to-day responsibilities including receiving and processing invoices; providing administrative support to investment and business advisory services staff; managing travel logistics and meeting scheduling for the Africa team; and performing any other ad hoc tasks to support the GBF Africa team. Application deadline is April 30. For more information, please click here
Partnership Manager - LivingGoods (Nairobi, Kenya)
Living Goods launched its Advisory Services Unit in 2012 to dramatically scale its impact through partnerships and influence. Living Goods has since supported six organizations including several leading Global NGOs to adapt “Living Goods-like” business models in other developing countries. The Partnerships Manager will be a core member of the Advisory Services team, leading client engagements, and driving business development. We’re looking for someone with a blend of strong consulting and emerging markets experience who is eager to roll up their sleeves and build this new unit within Living Goods. This is a role that requires initiative and drive. You’ll be responsible co-designing business plans for sustainable, impactful, and scalable distribution platforms with partner organizations, seeking out and building relationships with partners and their investors, working side by side with partners to manage execution on their plans, and from time to time leading special operations and strategy-focused projects for LG Direct in Uganda and Kenya. For more information, Please click here
Summer Associate Program (Latin America) - I-DEV International (Multiple Locations)
I-DEV’s Summer Associate Program is designed to give young professionals, MBAs and other graduate students with traditional business experience exposure to the impact investing, international development and BoP innovation sectors. Summer Associates will receive approximately three months of immersion training into I-DEV’s unique business-based development approach, which focuses on addressing the financing gap at the “missing middle”, building market-based BoP businesses, sustainable economic development and development financing.I-DEV is looking for 2-3 Summer Associates for each of its offices in San Francisco, East Africa (Kenya) and Latin America (Peru) for 2014. Deadline for applications is Tuesday, April 15, 201
The Social Enterprise Business Advisor will support Mercy Corps social innovations projects by working with field teams to develop and execute business plans to improve the lives of the poor through self-sustainable and highly scalable social enterprises. The SESBA will partner with key stakeholders, including field leadership, the social innovations team, technical teams, and external partners in helping to identify, formulate, design, validate, and implement innovative solutions to improve the lives of the poor. She/he will also position ventures for eventual equity investment, assist in raising equity funding from impact investors, and be a thought leader in structuring financing of social enterprises. Enterprises may be in the areas of financial services, education, health, agriculture, employment, clean energy, water/sanitation, or other needs in developing countries. The goal will be not only to launch successful enterprises, but also to demonstrate a compelling alternative to traditional development aid. For more information, please click here.
Multiple Postions - Global Entrepreneurship Week ( Washington, DC)
Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. GEW is hiring for four new positions. For more information, please click here.
Assistant Vice President, Corporate Sustainability - Citigroup (New York, NY)
The Assistant Vice President is part of a three-person Corporate Sustainability team, which covers environmental and human rights issues in partnership with Citi's businesses. The AVP independently leads and manages departmental projects and also provides programmatic support to two Directors. Reports to the two Directors of Corporate Sustainability, who in turn report to Citi's Director of Global Corporate Citizenship. For more information, please click here.
Head of Strategic Transactions Group - USAID / Development Credit Authority (Washington, DC)
USAID is seeking an experienced and creative financial services professional to serve as the head of the Development Credit Authority's (DCA) Strategic Transactions Group (STG).In support of USAID programs throughout the world, DCA structures and implements partial credit guarantees to unlock local private capital for development projects. DCA primarily does this on a bilateral basis within the context of existing USAID programs.The STG is a unique team within the office focused on addressing development problems on a global basis by applying the guarantee in novel capital markets transactions and partnerships. STG’s mandate stems from the rationale that having a dedicated capacity to pursue high-profile, transformational deals across multiple countries will amplify USAID’s impact potential.For more information, please click here
Program Assistant - Citi Foundation (New York, NY)
The position is primarily responsible for supporting the International Program Team at the Citi Foundation with additional responsibility for managing day to day operations of the office. The position requires a combination of relentless focus on details and execution, superior customer service skills, ability to adapt to changing priorities, appreciation for the work of the Citi Foundation. For more information, please click here.
Grant Manager (Innovation) - C&A Foundation (Zug Switzerland)
C&A Foundation is part of COFRA Group Philanthropy (CGP), a group of three independent foundations which use their philanthropic funds to improve the lives of people across the world. This role is responsible for deepening the impact of the foundation’s activities by shaping and implementing grant giving programs in such a way that a high quality, lasting and dynamic contribution is made; Ultimately, to improve lives across the cotton and apparel sector, from farm to factory. For more information, please click here.
Intern - ANDE East Africa Chapter
The East Africa Chapter convenes ANDE members active in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. The Chapter is working toward strengthening the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the region through programming that will facilitate collaboration between sector actors. There are 61 ANDE members that are active in the region.T he Chapter is offering a 6 month internship to a young, energetic self-starter who is passionate about the small business sector and its potential to impact poverty. For more infromation, please click here.
Grant Accountant / Analyst - Land O' Lakes; International Development (Minnesota, US)
Since 1981, Land O’Lakes International Development division has applied an integrated approach to international economic development that capitalizes on our company’s 90 years as a leading farm-to-market agribusiness. We use our practical experience and in-depth knowledge to facilitate market-driven business solutions that generate economic growth, improve health and nutrition, and alleviate poverty.The Grant Accountant/Analyst will provide accounting and financial analysis support to projects and will provide oversight on the submission of financial reports to multiple donors and prime contractors. This position will work collaboratively with both project and headquarter staff on budget realignments and other contract/agreement amendments. The Grant Accountant/Analyst is also responsible for invoicing the US Government approximately $38 million annually and for ensuring collection of these funds so that LOL can continue to operate its 30+ projects overseas. This position will be based in Shoreview, Minnesota and may include 5-10% travel.For more information, please click here
Analytics Associate - B Lab (New York, NY, United States)
B Lab has recently launched B Analytics, the world’s largest database of private company social and environmental impact metrics. This customizable platform allows investors to collect, analyze, benchmark, and report portfolio impact metrics. Join a committed team of social entrepreneurs as a senior staff member working to unlock billions of dollars of capital to drive social and environmental impact. Specifically, grow the global community of investors and fund managers using B Analytics to measure, benchmark and report on social and environmental impact to 1,000 subscribers with $25 billion in impact assets under management by 2016. The Analytics Associate will support B Lab’s GIIRS and B Analytics initiatives, focused on the analysis and reporting of company, fund and investor data as collected through the B Analytics platform. Primary function – Relationship Management/ Serve B Analytics Subscribers; Secondary function - Business Development; General Duties: Support the B Lab team. For more information, please click here. Deadline for applications is Monday, March 31, 2014