Job description: Junior Officer Innovative Finance WASTE/FINISH Mondial
This post was originally published on 11 February 2021.
WASTE is an NGO based in the Hague, specialized in urban and peri-urban sanitation, solid waste and the sustainable financing of emerging markets in these sectors. WASTE has a solid base of 35 years of experience and has an extensive network in more than 11 low- and middle-income countries in Asia and Africa. WASTE manages a multi-million portfolio focusing on value chain improvements in waste and sanitation—setting up systems that supports local governments, small and medium sized businesses, financial institutions and community initiatives.
Financial Inclusion Improves Sanitation & Health (FINISH) Mondial (FM) is a strategic partnership between WASTE, Amref Flying Doctors and Aqua for All, which addresses vital sanitation and waste management needs. It is currently being implemented in India, Bangladesh, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia. FM has an established track record in mobilising local resources to construct safe sanitation systems, enabling individual households to get loans from banks or microfinance institutions for the construction of safe sanitation systems. FM also supports mainly small sanitation and waste entrepreneurs to facilitate access to local finance.
Under FM, several financial innovations are being implemented (or are being designed) which mobilise more (commercial) resources towards the sanitation and waste sectors in the 6 programme countries. On such innovation that the JO will work on is the first-of-its-kind, Sanitation Impact Bond. ACTIAM, in partnership with WASTE/FM, have together developed this Bond to increase liquidity to FM’s financial partners.
Junior Officer Innovative Finance
The Junior Officer will work directly with the FM CEO (supervisor) and WASTE CFO to support some of the financial innovations under the FM programme.
Tasks and responsibilities
Salary indication between €35,420-€43,014 gross per annum on full-time basis (36 hours per week), including holiday allowance and end of year bonus).
Applicants must reside in the Netherlands and be in possession of a valid Dutch work permit. Should be able to travel to office in the Hague when necessary.
To apply, please submit a motivational letter (no more than 1 A4 page) and your CV (no more than 3 pages) to Valentin Post, email@example.com, with reference to this vacancy. For further information on WASTE and the FINISH Mondial programme, please visit www.waste.nl.
The closing date for submission of applications is 21 February 2021. Interviews will be held shortly after.