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WebsiteCA Finance Africa Recruitment

Reference No. THJ

Reference: THJ

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Work with colleagues to lead the identification, appraisal and negotiation of a portfolio of debt and equity agribusiness investments. This involves:

    • origination and initial screening of opportunities (including KYC);
    • with the Country Director, leading the commercial negotiations on the structure and terms of the investment;
    • carrying out or overseeing the full appraisal and due diligence of investment opportunities (including commercial, legal, financial modelling) and preparation and writing of required internal investment proposal papers; and
    • overseeing commercial aspects of the execution, working closely with internal and/or external legal counsel.

  • To provide on-going management / monitoring and evaluation and reporting on portfolio investees, to include:

    • being the primary point of contact for the investment;
    • providing (or procuring from with company or externally) management support to help investees achieve their business targets; and
    • managing regular monitoring and reporting to the company’s senior management and Board.


 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

 

  • Experience in a relevant investment business (e.g. private equity, DFI, impact investor, commercial bank)
  • Experience of working in West Africa in an investment role, ideally with agribusiness exposure
  • Excellent analytical, finance, and negotiation skills (including familiarity with a range of debt and equity instruments)
  • Strong financial modelling skills (DCF, three-statement models etc.)
  • Ability to develop and manage strategic relationships with donors, peer organizations and potential investees
  • Ideally an understanding and experience of donor funding and development priorities in Africa and their reporting requirements
  • Fluent English language skills (essential); French language would be a plus

West Africa,
West Africa
ZA