Symbiotics - Careers

Working at Symbiotics


Since 2005, we have invested over USD 6.5 billion in more than 520 microfinance institutions across around 90 emerging and frontier markets, and we have been working with more than 25 investment funds and many institutional investors.

We are a fast-growing, market-leading company, offering a dynamic work environment in the growing impact investment space and we believe that our people are our biggest competitive advantage.



“Symbiotics is an outstanding organization full of talented and passionate people with a strong sense of purpose. We strive to create a HR framework which is conducive of transparency and inclusion. Our vision is to be close to all our employees, independently of their locations, and facilitate open dialogue. Our aim is to offer a high quality HR service, provide our staff with a positive employee experience and empower them to grow in their careers.”

Ilaria Orlandi, HR Manager











Why joining us? 


Make a difference everyday: we bring positive change in the lives of the people at the base of the pyramid, while supporting projects which generate a sustainable, social and environmental impact.

Find better ways: we strive for innovation and continuous improvement to better serve our clients and end beneficiaries.

Challenge and collaborate: we value feedback and embrace complex situations with an open mind. We have an open management culture and are aligned to the attainment of strategic objectives.

Grow together: thanks to 15 years of impact investment leadership and innovation, we are an established and recognized firm and always seek to enrich our, as well as our employees’, expertise and experience.




What do we offer?


A sense of purpose: the chance to contribute to elevate the lives of people in emerging and frontier countries.

A dynamic international work environment with a strong corporate culture: 165 colleagues from 38 nationalities, 8 office locations, all contributing by bringing their unique background and professional experience.

A responsible and inclusive employer committing to the high standards of B-Corp and Gender-equal Pay certifications. We offer a competitive employee benefits package: a modern and flexible pension plan, the option to become shareholders and a generous paternity leave program.

Self-improvement support: training and continuous education programs are available, as well as the opportunity for internal growth and career development.



Have an Impact – Join our team


We are looking for highly motivated and purpose driven professionals to join us in our mission. If you believe in the social function of finance and want to help push capital where it usually doesn’t flow, consult our vacancies.

We are proud of our diverse workplace and to be an equal opportunity employer. To ensure these principles, we believe all applications must be reviewed equally: we do not require personal data such as photos, date of birth and gender to be included on your application.


We look forward to receiving your applications, please see our open vacancies here.

See our vacancies