Mastercard Foundation Senior Investment Director Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

Mastercard Foundation Senior Investment Director Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

Mastercard Foundation Kenya looking for “Senior Investment Director”.

Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree may apply on or before 29th February, 2024.

Mastercard Foundation seeks a world where everyone has the opportunity to learn and prosper. Through its Young Africa Works strategy and Canadian EleV program, the Foundation works with partners to ensure that millions of young people, especially young women, access quality education, financial services and dignified work. Mastercard Foundation was established in 2006 through the generosity of Mastercard when it became a public company. The Foundation is independent with its own Board of Directors and CEO.

Mastercard Foundation Senior Investment Director Jobs 2024

The Mastercard Foundation has published a job vacancy announcement on 09th February, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Senior Investment Director to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter Mastercard Foundation
Position Senior Investment Director
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Bachelor’s Degree
Experience Required Minimum of Fifteen (15) Year’s
Application Deadline 29th February, 2024

Mastercard Foundation Job Vacancy 2024

Ways you can Contribute:

  • Maintaining oversight on prospective investments across identification, origination, structuring, negotiating, closing, and management to ensure that opportunities are positioned to deliver on ACIF and the Foundation’s objectives.
  • Stimulating and nurturing a healthy deal flow of prospective impact opportunities for ACIF as guided by the organization’s principles and theory of change, potentially across a number of financial instruments (i.e., private debt, private equity).
  • Shaping ACIF’s investing procedures and due diligence processes.
  • Overseeing the investing team’s diligence and financial modelling on opportunities presented to ACIF or under
  • Deploying ACIF capital to “crowd-in” capital from DFIs, MDBs, investors, financial institutions, and institutional capital.
  • Applying different financial products (first loss, guarantees etc.) for impact goals, providing technical assistance to improve impact and performance.
  • Keeping up to date with market developments in geographies, sectors, and thematic areas relevant for Mastercard Foundation priorities
  • Overseeing the team’s drafting of research reports for the Foundation and the broader investment community
  • Shaping processes and interactions between the investing teams and impact measurement teams to effectively monitor impact from ACIF-funded opportunities.
  • Engaging ACIF Investment Committee members, Mastercard Foundation leadership, target company management teams and other stakeholders throughout the investment lifecycle
  • Leading negotiations with prospective fund managers, financial institutions, partners, advisors, and companies.

Position in Organization:

  • Position Title: Senior Investment Director
  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Application Process: Online
  • Deadline: Feb 29, 2024

Minimum Requirement:


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics or an associated field from a recognized an advanced degree is a plus.
  • A seasoned investment manager with a range of development or commercial finance, institutional investment, financial management, and asset/portfolio management experience – investment management experience at a $100M plus investment platform (i.e., Fund, Foundation, Endowment) preferred.
  • Understanding of investment fundamentals, key drivers of major African markets, and how to maximize value for a given investment in practice.


  • Over 15 years of experience sourcing, executing and investing across several financial instruments (i.e., private debt, private equity) in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Experience in leading deal negotiation, transaction, execution is highly valued.
  • Quantitative and qualitative analytical skills with experience in project due diligence and financial modeling skills.

How to Apply Mastercard Foundation Senior Investment Director Jobs 2024

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The Closing Date: 29th February, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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