Senior Manager Impact, Healthcare

LeapFrog Investments
City of London, UK

22 November 2021

About the Position

LeapFrog Investments is looking for an exceptional leader to spearhead our efforts to define, measure, communicate, improve, and scale the impact of our healthcare investments and continue to achieve best-in-class social impact. As the leader of this important aspect of LeapFrog’s Healthcare Investment work, you will draft and implement LeapFrog’s healthcare impact strategy to continue to stay at the forefront as one of the leading impact investors globally. 

To achieve the above imperatives, reporting to one of the Global Healthcare Partners, you will:

  • Lead the design of LeapFrog’s approach to impact measurement and data analysis in healthcare
  • Be a thought partner to the healthcare leadership group on trends in the impact investing industry and their relevance for the healthcare portfolio and LeapFrog
  • Prioritise high-impact projects across the healthcare portfolio and across the firm in collaboration with different functions
  • Provide direction on impact and ESG assessment of new investments as needed
  • Initiate high impact partnerships with investors, donors, and industry network
  • You will also work with the Head of Impact to ensure alignment with impact initiatives occurring at the firmwide level.

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  • Lead evolution of healthcare impact strategy to ensure industry distinctiveness, including evaluation of new sub-sectors LeapFrog should consider investing behind which could have high impact
  • Lead the creation of new impact measurement frameworks for new healthcare subsectors or refine existing impact measurement frameworks to ensure alignment with best-in-class impact frameworks and standards
  • Oversee/lead the Impact and ESG diligence for new and follow-on investments and at exit
  • Lead analysis of impact performance of healthcare portfolio and provide recommendations to healthcare leadership group, as well as support overall portfolio performance review and requirements from LeapFrog’s investment governing bodies
  • Management of internal and external stakeholders of LeapFrog Healthcare Impact supporting firm-wide portfolio review and impact sessions, impact projects, reporting, impact thought leadership, value creation and process improvements
  • Co-convenor for Impact Steering Committee, LeapFrog’s impact governing body which oversees firmwide impact initiatives
  • Coordinate reporting within the speedboat and interface with Investor Relations and Finance teams
  • Drive cross-firm impact initiatives in healthcare portfolio and coordinate with Labs/Experts as required
  • Develop relationships with LeapFrog’s existing and prospective investors and impact industry network
  • Represent LeapFrog at conferences, industry committees, and investor meetings as required

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Public Administration (MPA) or relevant master’s degree in international studies or international development
  • Minimum 7-10 years’ experience in a top-tier strategy consulting firm
  • Significant exposure to emerging markets and healthcare highly desirable
  • Demonstrated excellence and repeated successes in:
  • Deep understanding, contributing to, and developing impact measurement and management approaches and methodologies, as well as understanding of relevant stakeholders in impact investing industry
  • Deep understanding of the private equity investment process spanning origination, acquisition, value creation, monitoring, reporting and exit
  • Ability to represent institutional vision and strategy externally in key forums and with LeapFrog investors
  • Data analysis, preferably using large volumes of data to drive company strategy and further innovation
  • Understanding consumer behavior, ideally with a focus on low-income consumers

Attributes and Competencies

  • Outstanding communication skills (both verbal and written) and advanced PowerPoint skillsSuperb relationship-building skills with internal and external stakeholders at various levels and professionalism
  • Experience working in diverse and global teams, seeking input from and harmonizing diverse perspectives and practices
  • Demonstrated commitment to social impact and entrepreneurship, as well as strong interest in scalable solutions in healthcare and equitable healthcare access globally
  • Financially literate with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Intellectual drive and capacity to enable speedy integration into all of LeapFrog’s activities and investments, as well as the broader global investment and impact spaces
  • Attention to detail and excellent organisational skills that will enable exceptional project management of multiple activities of others and self, across multiple time zones and under tight deadlines
  • Proactive self-starter with drive, flexibility, and resilience to get things done and quickly reprioritise tasks as needed
  • Willingness to travel about twice a quarter (COVID-permitting)

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