Call for Applications
IIX is the pioneer in impact investing and the global leader in sustainability. We have transformed the financial system
so that women, the environment and underserved communities are finally given a value and a voice in the global
market. Over the past decade, we have built the world’s largest crowdfunding platform for impact investing (Impact
Partners), created innovative financial products such as the Women’s Livelihood Bond and the Women’s Catalyst Fund,
operated award-winning enterprise technical assistance programs such as IIX ACTS, and established an Impact
Institute and Research & Advisory to build the sustainable investing market. To date, our work has spanned
countries, unlocked US$ million of private-sector capital, and positively impacted over million direct and
household lives, and avoided over . million tons of carbon. The foundation of IIX’s work is IIX Values, the world’s
first impact verification solution for every organization, which effectively measures the social and environmental
impact of an investment and gives value to the voices of the underserved. IIX has received numerous awards for its
work including the Oslo Business for Peace Award, the ‘Nobel Prize for Business.’
About IIX’s Women’s Livelihood Bonds™
IIX’s Women’s Livelihood Bonds™ are uniquely structured fixed-income financial instruments which pool together a
group of high-impact enterprises and issues a collective bond. These bonds differ from traditional Social Impact Bonds
as they mobilize private sector capital to generate positive social impact worldwide, offer financial returns
independent of social outcomes, and are able to be listed on both social and traditional stock exchanges.
The Women’s Livelihood Bond (WLB) Series, conceptualized and structured by IIX, is supported by a diverse range of
stakeholders from the public, private, and philanthropic sector including DBS Bank Ltd, ANZ Banking Group, the
Rockefeller Foundation, the Clinton Global Initiative, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the
Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), Shearman & Sterling, Hogan Lovells, and the Japan
Research Institute, among others. The WLB Series aim to support a select group of high-impact enterprises in South
and Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. The WLB, the first in the series was issued in July and is projected
to empower over , women across Southeast Asia through increased credit access, market linkages, and
affordable goods and services. The WLB and WLB was issued in .
For more information, please visit .
About a career with IIX:
You will join a highly effective team that provides you with an un-paralleled hands-on exposure to the Impact Investing
and Social Finance space. You thrive in applying finance skills to tackle development issues and excel in creating
solutions using structured strategies and innovative programs that address and solve the world’s most pressing
problems, from food security to inclusive finance to clean energy. You aim to become a global development leader
who has a passion for international development and to get involved in work that makes a difference.
When you join IIX, you embark on a rewarding career where we are heavily invested in your professional development,
as we will build on your strengths and help you gain new skills with training, coaching, encouragement and guiding
you in the right direction. It is a value addition to advance your career, providing you invaluable exposure to the rapidly
growing impact investing space.
You WANT to instigate change.
As a successful team member, you should be:
social change is essential for a happy and successful tenure at IIX.
strengthen the ecosystem and transform existing realities by helping impact enterprises magnify their impact and
pride ourselves on creating new opportunities. Being resourceful and skilled at mobilizing human, financial and
political resources to achieve IIX’s mission is a key part of the role.
Some of our clients include foundations such as the Rockefeller Foundation and Bank of America-Merrill Lynch
Foundation, corporations such as Standard Chartered Bank and KKR, international non-profits such as Oxfam and
World Vision, multilateral institutions such as the Asian Development Bank, UN Agencies such as UNDP, and
government agencies such as USAID and Sida.
IIX is currently developing various funding vehicles, following the successful WLB in July , WLB in January
and WLB on December , to provide financing to high-impact enterprises in Asia and the Pacific Islands.
Duties and Responsibilities:
IIX seeks a Credit Portfolio Management professional who will lead the credit process for IIX’s lending products,
including its existing and future Women’s Livelihood Bond loan portfolios. The successful candidate will be involved
in both monitoring the performance of existing loan portfolios for outstanding bond instruments and for identifying
and analyzing prospective new borrowers as IIX expands its lending activities.
Monitoring activities will include leading a team to liaise with borrowers to monitor financial performance and
compliance with covenants as well as the preparation of quarterly and annual financial reports for submission to
investors and program partners. The credit portfolio team will track and assess the borrowers’ performance and share
accurate results and frequent progress updates with investors and partners. This team serves as part of the first line
of defense in identifying and mitigating obligor’s risk in existing and proposed debt products.
Credit analysis related to new lending activities will include helping to identify potential borrowers – including both
microfinance institutions and other high-impact enterprises in the region – and to analyzing these potential borrowers
based on IIX’s lending criteria. The individual will drive credit analysis, underwriting of credit exposure and active risk
management of the credit portfolio. This individual will also provide subject matter expertise and manage the overall
delivery of lending products to assigned clients.
Lead active origination and screening of potential borrowers for the WLB portfolios
Analyse financial and impact information and reports relating to borrowers and potential borrowers;
Analyse current and past financial data; review current financial performance and identify trends
Craft investment rationale and draft investment proposals for the investment committee
Monitor and interpret economic, market, and sector fundamentals, risks and opportunities
Provide transaction support on transactions including support on desk due diligence, financial analysis, deal
structuring, documentation and transaction closure
Monitoring of WLB portfolio investments as well as markets in which they are operating
In addition, together with the Innovative Finance Structuring Team, the Director of Credit Portfolio Management will
structure and develop new bond instruments and other funding vehicles, while also contribute to IIX’s other strategic
initiatives and organization-wide operational efforts, such as partnership and/or product development.
Qualifications for the Director position:
Bachelor’s degree; MBA or Masters degree a plus
At least years years of direct credit experience in a lending institution; SME lending a plus; emerging South
and Southeast Asian markets a plus
Strong quantitative skills, expert problem-solving ability, adeptness in the use of logic
Excellent financial analysis skills
Demonstrable capability to report findings in a clear, concise and persuasive manner.
Strong interpersonal skills; Relationship management and client facing experience a plus
Excellent written and verbal communication; Demonstrated ability to prepare written memos and reports
fluently in English
High comfort level working in a relatively flat, non-hierarchical environment
Experience living and working in a variety of cultures, particularly in Asia. Time spent in developing countries
is an advantage.
International development and/or impact enterprise or MFI experience
Academic or professional experience with IIX sector specializations (including renewable energy, sustainable
agriculture, inclusive finance, technology access, rural healthcare services, education)
Fluency or proficiency in one or more regional languages
Willing to travel around South & Southeast Asia (once travel restrictions are lifted)
Submission: Please submit a resume and cover letter to . Qualified candidates will be considered
and contacted by a member of the IIX team for interviews. IIX is an equal opportunity employer.