YAPU Solutions is a young, Berlin-based fintech with strong ethical and business values. We make it our mission to address climate change-related challenges in developing countries. We achieve this by offering SaaS solutions to microfinance institutions and banks that enable them to digitalize their processes, better understand risk and offer better, more affordable products to their smallholder farmer clients. We assist the financial sector on this journey by providing targeted consulting services on the topics of green and climate-smart finance. We lay the foundations for triple bottom line reporting and improve access to finance in developing countries. With a second office in Ecuador, our current operations cover Costa Rica, Colombia, El Salvador, Dominican Republic, Guatemala as well as Benin, Senegal and Burkina Faso.
Student Assistant to the CEO
Responsibilities: Ad-hoc research: carry out market, business, regulatory, financial and climate research, among others – upon identified short-term needs Presentations: review, proofread and quality control client-facing presentations and marketing materials Ongoing market profiling of legal/regulatory frameworks: research and analyze the legal and regulatory framework of countries and markets that YAPU is seeking to enter Ongoing research on trends and tendencies in climate, esp. (nature-based) adaptation, strategies and finance.
Current Bachelor’s or Master’s student in Business Administration, Economics, climate science, agronomy or similar with proven interest in finance
Proficiency in English and Spanish, French a strong Plus
Proven passion for impact-driven business and finance High attention to detail, with ability to self-direct and prioritize different but simultaneous sets of tasks or projects
Strong technical skills with MS Office suite
Mental flexibility to grasp differing concepts and ideas
What we offer:
Close support to the CEO on trends and topics in the international climate change adaptation (finance) community and concrete concepts at the intersection of economics, finance and impact
You join a dynamic team of proven business professionals innovating in the rapidly developing field of climate-smart finance
You gain international exposure, with current focus on Latin America and the Caribbean as well as Sub-Sahara Africa
A flexible workload of between 10 and 20 hours per week; working from home is an option
How to apply:
Interested? Send your application to email@example.com. If you have any questions, please feel free to get back.
YAPU Solutions is an equal opportunity employer, promoting diversity and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. All applications are screened based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without any regard to origin, age, name, sexual identity, orientation or preference, religion, marital status, health, disability, political opinions or citizenship.