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May 30, 2024

Last date to apply: 10th June 2024

Work location: New Delhi

Vital Strategies India Services Private Limited is a social enterprise focused on strengthening and revitalizing public health systems to address the leading causes of death, disease, and injury. We deploy our unique world-class technical expertise and global experience to design and support scalable solutions that can bridge the gap between public health needs and their solutions, focusing on rapid, large-scale impact. We leverage our core strengths in the areas of public health Intelligence to strengthen the collection and use of data for informed government action, strategic communication to build awareness and behavior change, Institutional strengthening, and Innovative financing. In addition to our topical areas of focus – noncommunicable diseases, environmental health and climate change, injury prevention, and social determinants of health we also prioritize work that aims to strengthen the fundamental, foundational dimensions of public health practice that enable governments to tackle and respond to any public health challenge. As we scale, we combine our local teams and expertise with Vital Strategies’ global infrastructure, knowledge management, and best practices. It allows us to innovate and to more efficiently structure high-value partnerships to expand our public health impact and to ensure our actions are locally relevant, effective, and enduring.

Job Purpose

The Blended Finance Consultant will be pivotal in structuring and managing financial solutions that combine public, private, and philanthropic funding sources to support sustainable development initiatives. This role requires a deep understanding of financial instruments, investment strategies, and development finance. The ideal candidate will have experience working with diverse stakeholders, including governments, NGOs, financial institutions, and investors.

All members of the Vital Strategies India team embody the organization’s values and are integral to promoting our brand, supporting our growth, and ensuring operational excellence.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Financial Structuring: Design and structure financial instruments and mechanisms that blend different types of capital (public, private, philanthropic) to optimize impact and returns.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Engage with various stakeholders, including partners, investors, governments, and development agencies, to build partnerships and secure funding.
  • Project Management: Lead and manage blended finance projects from conception to execution, ensuring they are delivered on time, within scope, and on budget.
  • Market Analysis: Conduct market research and analysis to identify opportunities for blended finance initiatives and provide insights into market trends and emerging opportunities.
  • Risk Assessment: Evaluate project financial, operational, and impact risks and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Reporting and Documentation: Prepare detailed project reports, investment proposals, and presentations for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Compliance: Ensure all projects comply with relevant laws, regulations, and ethical standards.

Qualification and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, International Development, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in finance, investment banking, development finance, or related sectors with a focus on blended finance

Skills & Knowledge

  • Strong financial modeling and analytical skills.
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to engage and build relationships with diverse stakeholders.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word).
  • Knowledge of development finance institutions and impact investing.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work flexibly with colleagues across time zones.

Additional Information:

  • This position is contingent upon contract approval.
  • The position is on a short-term basis for a contract of 1 year only.
  • The monthly fee would be up to INR 2,00,000
  • This position requires the candidate to be based in New Delhi and be available to work from Vital Strategies India’s New Delhi office

Application Procedure:

Please submit your application via the link below:

https://forms.monday.com/forms/b0c2b2a9e6140e8ed0a87b2973a7db4c?r=use1

Experience
5 years
Work Level
Mid-Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Salary
Upto INR 200,000/- pm
Vital Strategies India Services Private Limited
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Industry
Health systems strengthening
Location
Delhi