Apollo Agriculture Head of Investor Relations and Sustainability Jobs in Kenya

Apollo Agriculture Head of Investor Relations and Sustainability Jobs in Kenya


About Apollo Agriculture:

  • Apollo Agriculture is the commercial farming platform that helps small-scale farmers maximize their profits. Apollo’s ML-powered credit models and automated operations technology unlock the massive, untapped small-scale farming market, starting in Kenya. With optimized financing, high-quality farm products, and digital advice, Apollo farmers are already more than doubling their farm profitability.

  • Apollo’s team brings together technology, credit and operations experience from The Climate Corporation (acquired for USD $1 Billion), Google, Capital One and One Acre Fund. We value evangelical pursuit of mission with a pragmatic approach, humility in the face of challenge, active discussion of disagreements, and considerate listening.

    About the role:

  • Apollo Agriculture is seeking a Head of Investor Relations and Sustainability to bring Apollo’s vision and mission to life for investors and stakeholders, develop deep investor understanding of our business, and continue to build our ESG framework. Our ideal candidate is an exceptional writer and amazing relationship builder, with a strong understanding of finance, and will capture the imagination and excitement of Apollo's investors and donors by developing and articulating the most compelling version of Apollo's commercial and sustainability story. We are looking for a professional with a minimum of 5-7 years of experience, ideally with a financial services company.

    Your day-to-day:

  • Work across Apollo's leadership team to unearth and substantiate what makes Apollo an exciting and investable business, and develop compelling narratives that convey this story to a variety of audiences

  • Build strong relationships with investors and prospective investors, in close coordination with the CFO and CEO

  • Manage the quarterly investor reporting process, ensuring excellence in delivery

  • Further develop Apollo’s ESG policies and roadmap in close coordination with the CFO and CEO

  • Coordinate investor due diligence meetings, respond to investor due diligence requests, and further develop due diligence materials

  • Manage grant funding and technical assistance in alignment with Apollo's business goals. Apollo is fortunate to have a fantastic network of existing donors whose capital catalyzes unique opportunities for Apollo -- from R&D on new products, to exploring new impact opportunities, to managing risk, and more.

  • You'll work closely with Apollo's donors to find alignment between Apollo's business and impact goals and those of donors and investors, and develop proposals that build excitement for what Apollo and our partners
    can accomplish together.

  • Build a team of exceptional people to support you over time.

    You:

  • Are an amazing storyteller and writer. You can take a complex, technical topic and transform it into exciting, easily understandable English.

  • You have worked in finance, or studied finance, and feel comfortable speaking and writing about finance-related topics.

  • Love to build and nurture relationships.

  • Have at least five years of professional experience, ideally in a financial services company.

  • Have a solid understanding of ESG strategies, policies, and reporting, or are excited to learn about them.

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, or another relevant field.

  • Work independently and are excited to collaborate with a team; you are a strong communicator and have a high level of emotional intelligence.

  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment, and are willing to put the extra effort in to meet tight deadlines when necessary.

  • Have mastered Word and Powerpoint and are proficient in Excel.

  • Speak English fluently and idiomatically.

    We:

  • Are a collaborative team of smart and ambitious people who are dedicated to serving our customers.

  • Make magic happen to solve hard problems and always come with solutions when challenges arise.

  • Are comfortable taking risks that can result in radical scale, and understand that failures are opportunities to learn and improve.

  • Are considerate listeners and take the time to deeply understand and seek out ideas from the people around us, even when we disagree.

  • Offer a dynamic environment that fosters talent, collaboration and growth.

  • Take pride in our work and share the responsibility to see it through from conception to deployment.

  • Back up our talk with a competitive compensation and benefits package and challenging projects.

  • Value autonomy, honesty, transparency, and respect.

  • Are excited to hear from you!

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Apollo Agriculture Head of Investor Relations and Sustainability Jobs in Kenya


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