Job Opportunity: International Development Director with Social Finance, London

For more information, or to apply, please follow this link: http://www.socialfinance.org.uk/about/career-opportunities

UK based NGO Social Finance is seeking an outstanding individual to join their entrepreneurial Development Impact Bond team as a Director. The candidate will have day-to-day responsibility for leading the growing team to promote and structure outcomes-based finance for the effective and efficient delivery of development outcomes.

Deadline for applications: 21st December 2012

Social Finance, established in 2007, develops new ways to tackle complex social issues. Their mission is to effect change by improving the quality and quantity of financial flows available for achieving social impact. Social Finance brings together individuals with expertise in finance, strategy consultancy, government and the social sector. Their team uses this combination of skills to address social issues where the way that the money flows has become part of the problem.

Social Finance has formed a partnership with the Center for Global Development to assess the potential of Development Impact Bonds. We have brought together a senior Working Group to support this work and are currently screening a number of potential opportunities with a view to identifyin guiding principles around where such structures add value, and informing pilot transactions.


More about the Working Group and the potential impact of Development Impact Bonds can be found here: http://www.socialfinance.org.uk/work/developmentimpactbonds

Candidates should have:

  • Strong entrepreneurship and business drive 
  • Experience of working at a senior level with or within bilateral or multilateral donor 
  • agencies and development finance institutions
  • Strong communication, leadership and negotiating skills
  • Good level of quantitative skills
  • Ability to support others to build strong partnerships and relationships 
  • Ability to undertake significant travel, including trips of two weeks duration or more

For more information, or to apply, please follow this link: http://www.socialfinance.org.uk/about/career-opportunities

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