Job Vacancy

Impact Investment Senior Manager

Pohon Jelutung

Impact Investment Senior Manager will work closely with the Terrestrial Program Director and other relevant teams to scope, identify, structure and close investment opportunities domestically and globally that support YKAN’s primary conservation priorities. 

This may include the following functions:

  • Develop the impact investment case around sustainable forestry (including NTFPs, carbon, sustainable timber, etc.) in Indonesia by working closely with the YKAN internal teams and relevant partners. This shall include collecting primary market information related to forestry operations, NTFP business models, current value chains, potential revenues, associated costs with sustainable timber management, logistics planning, etc.
  • Grow a pipeline of conservation impact investment opportunities in sustainable forestry, aligned with YKAN’spriorities and values that can be funded through various sustainable financing strategies based on the projects’ underlying economic business case.
  • Lead the development of all business proposals, financial models, strategy decks, and pitch decks, and support the development of investment memorandums and any other necessary investor materials.
  • Develop the detailed financial model for the shortlisted impact investment opportunities, with support from other relevant teams.
  • Develop creative business models, financial mechanisms and solutions that meet the unique needs and financial attributes of conservation finance projects and work with other team members for structuring and launch of such solutions. For e.g. meeting requirements of financing communities for NTFP business models, developing financial mechanism for logging concessions to implement reduced impact logging, carbon finance, etc.
  • Conduct business and financial analysis and due diligence, as required, on external partners and projects to identify new business and investment opportunities.
  • Supervise staff and consultants that might be engaged for different feasibility studies, including business and investment analysis, DED, stakeholder consultations, etc.
  • Collaborate with relevant teams to conduct detailed negotiations and manage risk with potential investors, operating partners, and key stakeholders.
  • Collaborate closely with local, global and regional partners to identify and cultivate potential international and domestic investors whose financial and impact interests align with YKAN conservation finance projects.
  • As the principle contact to government agencies, investors, conservation organizations and foundations, and local community on finance, business incubation and market related issues.

The Impact Investment Senior Manager will supervise the Community-based Business Development Manager and will report to the Terrestrial Program Director. This position is based in Jakarta, with frequent travel to respective YKAN work areas in other provinces.


  • Bachelor's degree and 7 years’ experience in a private sector environment, such as management consulting and investment banking, or with a leading conservation organization or government entity, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience developing and implementing complex projects and strategic initiatives in an unstructured environment.
  • Experience leading and managing large scale projects, including working with both internal and external stakeholders, primarily investors, conservation organizations and foundations, and government agencies.
  • Experience negotiating complex agreements.

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