Senior Investment Officer

Job Information

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    Category Accounting & Audit Jobs
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    Posted On Apr 23 ,2023
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    Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
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    Employer Name Rotimi George-Taylor
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    Contact Email

Job Description

Senior Investment Officer to join their team with the following personality attributes:

Adaptable, creative and resourceful
Dynamic, self-motivated with a lot of work energy
Long term focus in this field, seek deeper values and ability to develop a strong sense of ownership and responsibility, requiring minimal supervision
Knowledgeable, professional and give attention to details
Assertive with a very positive attitude

Responsible for business development and generating investment pipeline
Lead the investment process including deal sourcing, initial deal screening, conduct preliminary analysis and evaluation, structuring and due diligence, portfolio management including creating value add opportunities, reporting and exit planning.
Deal Screening:
Ensure that the potential transactions are in line with the Fund’s strategy, development impact objectives and highlight relevant regulatory and reputational risks, conflict of interest and environmental and social issues.
Due Diligence:
Manage and interact with the different consultants as regards making investment decisions.
Portfolio Monitoring:
Interact with the management of portfolio companies and review performance on regular basis.
Discuss with portfolio companies the strategies or action steps to enhance performance.
Deliberately seek to create value add opportunities in addition to those contemplated in the investment thesis
Oversee the compilation of periodic reports (monthly, quarterly and annual reports).
Distribute investor quarterly and annual reports.
Investment Exit Management:
Oversee exit activities to ensure expected value is realized from portfolio companies.
Lead exit process and negotiation with eventual advisors
Leadership and People Management:
Provide oversight, direction and coaching to junior team members.

Requirements: Qualifications and Skill

Bachelor’s Degree in finance or Relevant
A Master’s Degree will be an advantage
Minimum of 3 years of experience in Originating, Prospecting, Managing Portfolio Companies
Experience working with Investments
A strong, and wide network of existing relationships within the AWA region
Significant experience of leading all aspects of the deal process
An excellent investment track record
Excellent leadership, negotiation and relationship management skills
Should enjoy working in a growing team with an entrepreneurial, high-performance culture
Excellent written and verbal English communication skills; Any additional language is a plus

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