Oikocredit is a social impact investor and worldwide cooperative with almost five decades of experience in leading positive change through investments in financial inclusion, agriculture and renewable energy. To achieve a greater social impact, Oikocredit’s new strategy has a clear community-focused approach. Whether it’s working with our partners to meet the needs of low-income people or bringing together our members and investors, a community-focused approach will benefit all areas of our work. Read more about our strategy.
Oikocredit is guided by the principle of empowering low-income people to improve their quality of life, Oikocredit supports partner organisations in Africa, Asia and Latin America with loans, equity investments and capacity building.
Oikocredit is financed by individuals and institutions who want to be part of a global movement for social change. Our investments prioritise social impact while safeguarding the environment and generating fair financial returns.
We’re a global organisation with local presence, able to respond to our partners› needs and strengthen them by offering more than financing. Oikocredit has more than 300 members of staff in around 20 countries with over 30 nationalities.
Job purpose and setup
Oikocredit is revisiting its capital raising model, and In Switzerland, Oikocredit International (OI) will soon start to raise equity capital from retail investors and organizations via its Swiss branch (7 employees). Our Investor Relations department is currently undergoing a large change project regarding the integration of the two formerly independent Swiss offices.
An analysis of the main processes has been completed and a standardized Target Operating Model will be implemented. This role will help us further map out deviations from special cases and implement all necessary changes in our front and backend systems. The Process Management Officer will also proactively drive the alignment of the investor journey both online and offline on a national level, ensuring processes to be in line with the latest regulation regarding financial products and data privacy. Furthermore, some KYC remediation projects will have to be prepared (scoping, evaluation of options).
The Process Management Officer will work mainly with the Investor Support Team in Winterthur and Lausanne and resolve a series of challenges and tasks defined by the core team of the change project. He/she will also work with our marketing officers as close stakeholders.
This is a temporary part-time position (6 months, 50%).
Qualifications, skills, and experience
You are creative, resourceful, and entrepreneurial. You value quality. You are full of ideas, enjoy taking up new things and feel at home in a growing organisation.
This position could be covered by a graduate or other junior professional with the following characteristics:
Knowledge of Business, process structuring and implementation
Demonstrated experience of working in an interdisciplinary and multi-lingual project, management teams and excellent preparedness to rapidly pick up good Project Management practices
Good communication and documentation skills
Preferably experience in IT and/or financial sector
At ease with different types of systems and with handling large data sets
Basic understanding of how to comply with AML/KYC and data privacy practices
Intercultural sensitivity with sufficient German, French and English language skills (candidates will undergo an online language test before being admitted to interviews)
Alignment with Oikocredit’s values
You will be working in an inclusive, international, and diverse environment You will benefit from a flexible work environment
with a good work-life balance
You will have access to training and learning opportunities
The position is based in Switzerland, either in Winterthur or Lausanne Hybrid work (home-office days possible)
Frequent travelling to Winterthur/Lausanne
How to apply
Bitte submit your application in English, including your CV and a letter of motivation.
Read more at www.oikocredit.coop/jobs/working-for-oikocredit
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