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Intern, Investments (Summer 2019)
Washington DC
The intern will develop options for integrating climate change risk mitigation into Gavi Alliance’s investment process and philosophy.
Chief Investment Officer
Key Results Expected:                  
  • Understand the Gavi Alliance public-private partnership model, the investment policies and investment model
  • Conduct research on how institutional investors integrate climate change risk mitigation into their portfolios, which may include but not be limited to desk research, as well as investor, non-profit, asset manager and consultant outreach.
  • Develop a paper and presentation documenting options and isolate a preferred option balancing the investment office’s operational capacity, the organization’s risk appetite and potential cost.

·       Conduct independent research under guidance of Chief Investment Officer

·       Participate in calls and meetings with relevant institutional investors, advocacy non-profits, asset managers and consultants, and prepare notes.

·       Develop paradigms or models that can be used to explain complex subject matter to senior executives.

·       Conduct cost-benefit analysis of potential climate change risk mitigation options. 

·       Write up and present findings and conclusions. 

·       Minimum of 2 years previous office experience required.

·       High proficiency in MS Office Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

·       Excellent writing and oral skills.

·       Enjoys problem solving, independent thinking.

·       Ability to navigate and use Salesforce is helpful.

·       Familiarity with climate change advocacy trends is helpful

·       Excellent English language proficiency required, knowledge of French is a benefit.

·       Undergraduate or graduate studies student. 

·       Business background and familiarity with financial markets will be given preference but is not required.

Internal contacts:
  • The Gavi Secretariat.
 External contacts:
  • Gavi partners and stakeholders.
Gavi is committed to diversity within its workforce and encourage applications from all qualified candidates.
If you wish to apply, please visit our Careers webpage and apply by clicking on "Intern, Investments". Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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