Chief Impact Investment Officer

Reference: 4925 DB
Consultant: Dorei Barnes

Job Description:

  • Grow an effective investment portfolio platform;
  • Lead in financial sustainability strategy and investment readiness of parks as informed by the broader strategy;
  • Align M&E framework with impact investment indicators;
  • Oversee monitoring process, recommending corrective actions as required management structures;
  • Forecast and plan as regards funding requirements as part of deal team, collaborating on development of proposals;
  • Structure appropriate Special Purpose Vehicles, and manage relationships with these, such as PPPs, CPPPs / other;
  • Work with Regional Managers to align government strategies with business case planning and TFCA activities, which informs growth forecasting and planning;
  • Provide strategic business development planning for sustainable revenue streams;
  • Co-ordinate finance for programmatic coherence and standardisation;
  • Identify impact investment opportunities;
  • Structure Public Private (Community) Partnership deals; and
  • Design scalable outcomes-based financing mechanisms that direct additional private and public sector funds to improve management effectiveness.


  • 10+ years in financial services with a proven track record;
  • Experience in business development, designing and developing impact investment opportunities, development of KPAs and KPIs and alignment with monitoring & evaluation and reporting;
  • Investing experience in Southern Africa;
  • Proven track record in working with a multi-disciplinary team with diverse backgrounds.
  • Full understanding of design and management of market interventions;
  • Sound understanding of investment frameworks;
  • Portfolio development and blending of International Cooperating Partners, Development Finance Institutes and private sector impact investment opportunities;
  • Development of impact investment opportunities realising not only financial but also social and environmental returns;
  • Strategic Business Plan development planning and development;
  • Understanding of appropriate governance structures and Special Purpose Vehicles to deliver on agreed impact investment KPIs.
  • Technologically astute – Microsoft Office.

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