Gender & Business Expert / Portfolio Lead (LAC)

Value for Women
Latin America and the Caribbean, Spain (Remote work)
Job Type
Deadline for Applications
How to Apply
Step 1: Submit your online application by April 10th, 2022. You will be required to upload your CV and Cover Letter. If you encounter any problem when filling out your online application, please contact us at Step 2: Shortlist. Our recruiting team reaches out if your profile is a match, Step 3: Interview #1. We invite you to participate in a written interview. You are asked to upload your responses or send them back to us within 2-3 days. You can always ask for more time if you have other existing commitments already scheduled. Step 4: Interview #2. Candidates then move to the short -shortlist, and are asked for a 45 minute video call interview. This is a chance for you to ask us questions too. Step 5: Final Interview! This is the really short- shortlist, and you are a finalist.
Where to Apply

The Gender & Business Expert / Portfolio Lead (LAC) will focus on implementing multiple consulting projects, assignments and learning initiatives, with special emphasis on initiatives in Latin America. The ideal person will be an expert problem solver who is quick to adapt and be flexible to changing realities. They will be a solid communicator, an innovative thinker and have people and client relationship management skills. They will be able to communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders; including groups of investors and asset holders, CEOs of small and growing businesses, and their respective consumers / beneficiaries. Our team works best with people who interact positively, who are results-based, entrepreneurial and client-centered. Preference will be given to consultants that are native or fluent in written and spoken Spanish.

Additional Information

Working with Value for Women

Our organisation sits at the cutting edge of gender inclusion – and its practical application– in the context of inclusive business and investment practice. Joining our team will put you at the forefront of generating new ideas and practices related to gender and inclusion that drive new ways of doing business and investment. As a Gender & Business Expert / Portfolio Lead at VFW, you will work with the best group of talent in the industry, and learn from the pro’s! The role offers an opportunity to learn-while-doing, while you apply your strong skills to working on multiple projects with a diverse set of stakeholders and team members from across the globe. You will be able to work from home flexibly. All team members at VFW manage their own time across time zones and are all results driven. This is often optimal for parents and for working toward work-life balance.

Since forming in 2012, we have grown from a team of 3 to a team of over 30 consultants that work from over 15 countries across the globe. We are particularly proud of the multitude of projects we engage in with our long term partners and clients- in impact investing, sustainable energy, sustainable agriculture, financial inclusion, gender lens investing, inclusive entrepreneurship and other areas; by way of offering training, advisory, research, evaluation and technical assistance. We devise public-facing tools and products that help investors improve their focus on gender; that help businesses go from intention to action on gender and social inclusion, while taking geographical context into account. Our team works across multiple time zones, and geographies to collaborate on teams and on projects that deliver not only to the highest quality standards, but also that contribute to moving the broader market forward on gender and social inclusion. Joining this team will offer the chance for your collaborative, innovative and team-building skills to shine.