Job vacancy Investment Manager (Sub-Saharan Infrastructure Projects)

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15 October, 2021
Job Title

Investment Manager (Sub-Saharan Infrastructure Projects)

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Our client, a Global Non-Profit Organisation with a goal of alleviating poverty by mobilizing investment into sub-Saharan infrastructure projects is looking to recruit an Investment Manager to be based in Nairobi, Kenya. The successful candidate will be part of the investment team & report directly to the Chief Investment Officer. He/she MUST have relevant experience in assessing investment opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa, development impact, compliance and HSES standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Focus on the project and corporate transactions in a broad range of infrastructure sectors.
  • Develop a strong network of partners, co-developers, financiers and others to support the origination & delivery of infrastructure projects across Africa.
  • Support the Investment Analyst with their assessment of market appetite on entry and exit.
  • Lead and undertake financial analysis and full due diligence of new infrastructure transactions.
  • Review and make recommendations with respect to the studies & documentation produced during due diligence.
  • Identify and suggest mitigations for any risks to the Organisation.
  • Liaise with the development impact, legal, finance, HSES and Asset Management teams throughout the due diligence processes.
  • Analyse the commercial structure & associated terms of Organisation Africa‚Äôs involvement in the transaction, querying or developing financial models as needed.
  • Draft & present screening & investment papers both for Organisation’s internal development committee and investment committee.
  • Support & mentor the investment analyst as they learn to undertake due diligence activities and prepare investment papers.
  • Contribute to development activities on projects/future investments.
  • Lead the Organisation eventual exist from investee companies.


  • Must have a post-graduate degree i.e. MBA, CFA, CA or its equivalent.
  • Must have a bachelor’s degree with strong academic results.
  • A least 4 years of relevant experience accessing investment opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Must have successfully led the entry and subsequent management of projects or corporate-financed investments.
  • Experiencing exiting an investment (selling interest to a third party) will be a distinct advantage.
  • A demonstrable interest in renewable power, water, affordable housing, transport or other infrastructure in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Demonstrated integrity & professionalism in previous roles.
Monthly gross salary: Competitive remuneration depending on individual skills, experience and qualification.
Valid Till
31 Oct, 2021

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