Investment Associate

  • Full Time
  • Lagos
  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Website HR Leverage Africa

Investment Associate at HR Leverage Africa

HRLeverage – Our Client, an international private equity and investment advisory company, is looking for suitable candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Investment Associate

Industry: Finance

Job Description
We are looking for a proactive individual who will be responsible for supporting the productivity and effectiveness of the investment team while gaining an insight into the workings of a venture capital and fast-growing businesses in East and West Africa.

Job Responsibilities

Supporting the investment team through the life cycle of our investments, including: sourcing, conducting due diligence, preparing and writing documents, executing the transaction and helping the companies grow to exiting them.
Attending networking events that may be a source of pipeline;
Conducting discrete research projects to support the development of new initiatives;
Compiling and preparing reports on the overall performance of our investment portfolio;
Taking initiative in spotting and responding to needs in the investment team.

Requirements

You are diligent, double check your work, and have a strong attention to detail
You have excellent oral and written communications skills
You have experience with structuring, undertaking and interpreting market research
You can build and interpret financial models
You have outstanding analytical skills, are able to break down complex problems quickly, analyze the core issues and draw insightful conclusions
You have experience assimilating and analyzing large amounts of information drawing conclusions from the analysis
You have exemplary self-management, planning and time management skills
You are organized, structured and systematic in your work
You are a self-starter who will take the initiative to identify opportunities to support the team and improve our systems
You are flexible and willing to adapt to the inevitable changes of a start-up environment
As an active communicator, you present issues promptly in a clear and structured manner, and propose solutions
You are open to receiving feedback, but also give feedback and is able to manage upwards or push back
You are an excellent team player, able to work well with a small, close knit and multicultural team
You are hardworking, willing to commit extra hours when necessary to build a company that could transform the lives of millions of low-income households
You anticipate needs and take action without needing detailed instructions
You are agile, can multi-task and prioritize workload.
You are calm and even-tempered under pressure.
You are curious and eager to learn.
You learn quickly, picking up the skills and knowledge required to build Novastar.
You are well networked in the sector.
You are fluent in Microsoft Office applications – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
You are familiar with East & West African and US/UK cultures.
You want to work in Lagos.
You are legally eligible to work in Nigeria without immigration sponsorship.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: consulting.hrla@gmail.com using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

Note: Only qualified candidates should apply.

To apply for this job email your details to consulting.hrla@gmail.com


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