The Big Issue Invest are looking for a Chief Investment Officer. The CIO is responsible for leading investment teams and delivering the investment side of the business plan.
With substantial capital under management, the role covers investing up to £3m per transaction from a fund management operation and a lending side which makes loans to charities and social enterprises.
The Big Issue Invest is a highly entrepreneurial organisation driving positive change. This is an exciting opportunity to join in a leadership position and be instrumental in the future of the group.
Investment experience across equity and direct lending
Genuine passion for social impact
Impact investing experience desirable but not essential
Leadership skills, both external and internal
Have an entrepreneurial spirit
Supporting the CEO in all investment matters
Acting as an ambassador for The Big Issue Invest
Being an internal role model for social investment
Be instrumental in the strategic direction of The Big Issue Invest
Maintain and improve awareness of The Big Issue's work