Friday, July 11, 2014

Assistant Program Manager- Investments, ICCo India (Apply by: 22 July'14)

Assistant Program Manager- Investments, ICCo India, New Delhi

1. POSITION VACANT: Assistant Program Manager- Investments (APM-INVT), ICCo India, New Delhi

BACKGROUNDICCo India, affiliated to ICCO Cooperation, the Netherlands, was registered as a not-for-profit trust in India in 2008. The ICCO Cooperation is a Global development organization working in 44 countries across the globe.
ICCO Cooperation has established the following two core principles which guide the work for all ICCOregions:

(1) Securing sustainable livelihoods
(2) Justice and dignity for all.

A not-for-profit development organization, ICCo India stands for "Innovative Change Collaborative" in its vision and operational principles. ICCo India believes that "Innovative" strategic thinking and "Collaborative" effort are key for bringing about desired change in society and systems. ICCo India offers services in the field of program and financial management, monitoring and evaluation and, bridges the gaps between donors and NGO partners ensuring accountability, integrity and desired outcomes.

ICCo India manages the portfolio of ICCO Cooperation and ICCO Investments (Netherlands) in India and South Asia, respectively. The Investment Management Team in India endeavors to develop and monitor interventions promoting agriculture and non-farm value chains and clean energy initiatives, apart from structuring debt and equity for profitable, impact oriented enterprises in South Asia. ICCo India is looking for a competent professional to support the investment team in India.  

ICCo India is an equal opportunity employer. It fosters a multicultural work environment that values gender equality, teamwork, and respect for diversity. Qualified women are encouraged to apply.
Please visit to learn more about ICCo India and to learn about ICCO Investments


The Assistant Program Manager- Investments (APM- INVT) is a mid-level positionreporting to theRegional Investment Manager (RIM).

Key Job Responsibilities

A) Impact Investment (Approx. 50% of time):

(1) Providing support to the RIM in developing a strong pipeline of social SMEs for investment;
(2) Supporting the RIM in preparing documentation, financial modeling, technical assessment and conducting due diligence, for approval by the Investment Committee;
(3) Supporting the enterprises where ICCO Investments has made investments, ensuring profit and impact and regular progress reporting.

B) Value Chain Development (Approx. 40% of time):

(1) Managing an independent portfolio of agriculture/ non-farm value chain development projects across India;
(2) Developing and implementing strategies for improving the quality and scale of existing projects;
(3) Ensuring quality program reports for supported projects, in compliance with stipulated deadlines.

C) Other Responsibilities (Approx. 10% of time):

(1) Supporting Finance Officer in ensuring quality financial back-donor reporting;
(2) Actively supporting fund raising initiatives;
(3) Preparing concept notes/ proposal writing for mobilizing matching grants;
(4) Processing documentation and reporting for different projects;
(5) Performing any other relevant/ program related duties, as assigned by the supervisor.



Post Graduate degree/ diploma in Business Management/ Rural Development and/ or any other related field.

Essential Experience:

(1) Minimum three years of work experience in impact investments/ management of social development programs/ banking, or social enterprises;
(2) Demonstrated proficiency in the development of financial models, financial statements and business plans;
(3) Demonstrated experience of partner identification and management with specific focus on program and project formulation, accountability requirements (PME) and capacity building;
(4) Knowledge of financial aspects relating to the funding of programs;
(5) Familiarity with national issues with regards to livelihoods, rural development and financial inclusion.

Desirable Experience:

(1) Experience in agricultural value chain development, particularly in producer organizations and clean energy use;
(2) Prior experience of working in the private sector, fair-trade, etc;
(3) Prior experience of working in rural areas on issues relating to economic gains for poor producers, etc.

Essential Skills and Competencies:

(1) Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of an additional regional language shall be an advantage
(2) Proficiency in standard MS Office applications;
(3) Strong documentation and reporting skills;
(4) People friendly with ability and willingness to work in a team;
(5) Flexible with a positive work attitude and desire to learn and add value;
(6) Attentive to detail, routinely thorough and comprehensive in approach;
(7) Ability to travel up to 50% of time to remote rural areas.


The gross remuneration budgeted for this position is attractive. Offers shall be commensurate with the qualifications, experience and salary history, of the selected candidate.


The successful candidate shall be initially offered a contract till December 2015, extendable, based on performance.

7. LOCATION: New Delhi



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1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar
New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025 
Phones: 011-2684-2162; 011-4165-3612; 011-4101-1564 and 011-4101-1565


Eligible candidates interested in this position are requested apply to with a cover letter, discussing their interest in and suitability for the position, along with an updated resume, giving details of three references, current cost to organization and expected compensation, by or before July 22, 2014. For further details please visit

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