WRI Investment Specialist Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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WRI Investment Specialist Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

WRI Kenya looking for “Investment Specialist”.

Applicants with a Master’s degree may apply on or before 22 January 2024.

The World Resources Institute is a global research non-profit organization established in 1982 with funding from the MacArthur Foundation under the leadership of James Gustave Speth. WRI’s activities are focused on seven areas: food, forests, water, energy, cities, climate and ocean.

The WRI has published a job vacancy announcement on 17 January 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Investment Specialist to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

WRI Job Vacancy 2024

Job Highlight: Reporting to the Regional Manager, Africa, you will identify, assess, and advise on investments in partnerships projects working across five key areas: food and agriculture, water, energy, cities and circular economy.

What will you do:

  • Assess partnership applicants during the selection process to identify the strength of the business model and plan, financial projections and if the business has commercial viability
  • Support the business become investment ready as part of P4G’s technical assistance to its funded partnerships
  • Coordinate and implement investors sessions for partnerships that are ready with investment memoranda and manage investor relationships.
  • Conduct due-diligence of investment memoranda and pitch-deck prepared by the partnership financial advisor(s)
  • Prepare summaries of partnerships ready or nearly ready for securing investment for presentation to financial institutions and other investors
  • Conduct research on the investment framework for target investors/financial institutions and innovative financial structures, including blended finance structure


  • You have a completed a Master’s degree in the Investment/Finance/Business Related fields


  • You have a minimum 6 years of work experience in investments.
  • Experienced with financial modelling for venture capital or structured financing
  • Familiarity with the complexities of operating business and delivering solutions in emerging economies and least developed countries
  • Strong financial, credit and risk assessment skills; demonstrated understanding about a variety of financial instruments (debt and equity, blended investments)

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply WRI Investment Specialist Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to this link Click Here

The Closing Date: 22 January 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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