Associate Fellow (LatAm)
- I-DEV INTERNATIONAL
- Deadline for Applications
- Where to Apply
POSITION DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Associates in I-DEV’s Latin America regional headquarters work directly with I-DEV’s local and global management team as integral members of I-DEV’s Latin America staff. During their first year most Associates are generalists and have the opportunity to work on projects and deals in both the Insight & Strategy Group and the Investment Advisory Group. As such, there will be considerable exposure to both “in-field” consulting and strategy projects working directly with local SMEs and social enterprises on growth strategy and operational performance improvement engagements, as well as investment transaction structuring and capital raises with I-DEV’s Investment Advisory team. Associates will have considerable opportunities to travel for projects throughout the region and globally.
QUALIFICATIONS & SELECTION CRITERIA
I-DEV is seeking Associates to join its Latin America Regional Headquarters in Lima. Successful candidates will demonstrate:
• Prior experience working in finance, investment banking, VC/PE, and/or strategy consulting
o Preference for previous experience in the US, Europe, or South America
• Strong business analysis and financial modeling/valuation skills
• Ability to thrive in fast-paced, entrepreneurial and unstructured work environment and organizational culture
Additionally, I-DEV has a preference for candidates who have prior professional/ work experience in Latin America and specifically are authorized to work in Peru on a permanent basis (this will be reviewed on a case by case basis).
The interview process will test strong candidates on critical thinking, financial modeling, business skills, and general fit with I-DEV’s organizational culture. All candidates should be self-starters who are comfortable in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and be independent, out-of-the-box thinkers who are also comfortable representing I-DEV International and its mission in a professional setting (as there will be significant client exposure).
TRAINING/TRIAL PERIOD & COMPENSATION:
Associate Training Program/Trial Period: All Associate positions within I-DEV begin with a 4-month training program and trial period. This period is instrumental to ensure that Associates have the necessary skills and are a good fit for I-DEV’s organizational culture. During the initial period, Associates will be placed on live projects and engagements in both the Insight & Strategy and Investment Advisory Groups and will have considerable opportunities to travel throughout the region. They can expect to have significant exposure and access to I-DEV Partners and Senior Management.
During the 4 month period, Associates will receive a housing allowance and modest stipend, as well as be reimbursed for any work related travel and expenses.
Compensation: Following successful completion of the initial training/ trial period, Associates that receive an offer of employment should expect a market competitive salary and full benefits packages based on the experience and qualifications of the candidate. A significant portion of the compensation package for all I-DEV team members is performance-based. As such, successful candidates should expect up to 50% of their overall compensation/salary to be linked to an annual, performance based bonus. Additionally, all members of I-DEV’s team receive commissions for any deals they source and close.
HOW TO APPLY:
Send a cover letter and resume with Subject Title “Latin America Associate Fellowship 2016” to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The rolling application process begins immediately