Investment Advisor - El Salvador

CrossBoundary

CrossBoundary

Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Latin America - Investment Advisory

About the Firm

Founded in 2011, CrossBoundary is a mission-driven investment firm committed to unlocking the power of capital for sustainable growth and strong returns in underserved markets. CrossBoundary provides transaction and investment advisory services, having developed a specialized expertise in unleashing investment across all sectors in these markets. Our advisory clients include governments, development finance institutions, private equity firms, Fortune 100 companies, and research institutions. Learn more at www.crossboundary.com

Job Description

CrossBoundary is recruiting a few full-time Investment Advisor to join CrossBoundary in Latin America. As a member of the transaction team, you will actively contribute to a powerful intervention that has the potential for significant impact on investment into Latin America and the Caribbean, in addition to building CrossBoundary’s long term presence in the region.

CrossBoundary is an investment firm. As an Investment Advisor, you will identify and evaluate investment opportunities, conduct macroeconomic market assessments, and provide investment transaction support. Investment Advisor candidates should have 7+ years of experience working in high-caliber finance or consulting organizations and experience working in developing countries – ideally in Latin America. Interest and expertise in international trade and investment programs will be regarded favorably.

Who We Are

The CrossBoundary team is a unique group made up of people who are genuinely excited by the opportunity to make a difference in some of the most challenging yet exciting markets in the world. Team members come from diverse backgrounds but share several qualities: curiosity, humility, integrity, a drive for excellence, and a bias for action.

Who You Are

  • Self-starter who is passionate about creating lasting change in frontier markets
  • Willingness to take on new types of work, even without prior experience or direct supervision
  • Willingness to work and live in a sometimes-challenging environment
  • Comfort with ambiguity; ability to operate effectively in a changing context

Primary Responsibilities

  • Overseeing technical and operational aspects of the implementation of CrossBoundary’s mandates in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Managing project performance and overseeing reporting of all project activities and results to key program stakeholders
  • Managing investment facilitation including:
    • Transaction identification and evaluation
    • Identification and rigorous assessment of investment opportunities
    • Market assessment and ongoing market analysis
  • Conducting macroeconomic, regulatory, and operational assessments
  • Providing sector analysis of priority areas for investment
  • Investor sourcing
  • Managing numerous investor relationships
  • Transaction support
  • Leading complex transactions

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • 5+ years in top tier banking, consulting, private equity, or similar
  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA or another advanced degree strongly desired
  • Experience working in developing countries
  • Spanish and English business fluency (Portuguese if located in Brazil)
  • Demonstrated leadership skills; preferably in fast-moving and complex environments
  • Excellent analytical ability and discipline; ability to think clearly, structure problems logically, and then design and implement solutions that focus on the core issue
  • Excellent quantitative skills; ability to apply analytical rigor to complex and uncertain tasks
  • Knowledge of corporate finance and familiarity with company evaluation and valuation techniques
  • Ability to build strong relationships with clients and colleagues in stressful environments
  • Excellent presentation skills; ability to communicate clearly and effectively with diverse audiences
  • Comfort with ambiguity; ability to operate effectively in a changing context
  • Willingness to work and live in a sometimes challenging environment
  • Knowledge of the Latin American investment landscape (or previous work experience in it)
  • Experience working with a range of stakeholders (including private equity firms, Development Finance Institutions, and development agencies) to support investments in high impact sectors

Think you have what it takes, but not sure you check every box? Research shows that while men apply to roles when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women often only apply when they check every box. If you’re passionate about what we’re building, send us your resume and a note to human.resources@crossboundary.com. We’re always looking to meet great people!

Location

The Investment Advisors will be based in El Salvador. Frequent travel can also be expected.

Equal Opportunity Employer

CrossBoundary is an equal opportunity employer. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to our human.resources@crossboundary.com

Contact

Interested candidates should apply at https://www.crossboundary.com/careers/.