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Investment Execution Specialist - Durban

Affirmative Portfolios
Durban Durban eThekwini, South Africa
Closing date
Dec 3, 2023

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Full Time
Finance ~ Banking Durban

Investment Execution Specialist - Durban

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Our Client is looking for someone who is highly experienced and suitably qualified to assist with deal execution on a temporary basis.

Responsible for sourcing and screening investment opportunities, executing and closing transactions.

Minimum Requirements:

An Honours Degree in Finance/Banking/Economics/Engineering and related fields
A post-graduate qualification such as CA, CFA or MBA would be a strong advantage
At least 8 years' experience in corporate finance, project finance or private equity with a proven track record in project origination, desk top assessment, deal negotiation and legal contracting in a financial institution
Proven experience in Financial Modelling, Financial Analysis, Due Diligence Investigations, financial structuring, valuation and risk identification and mitigation
Understanding of project and commercial agreements such as off take agreements, EPCM contracts, operations and maintenance agreements, shareholder agreements, inter-creditor and facility agreements
Genuine commitment to highest ethical standards and to sustainable development with particular sensitivity to social and environmental issues
Negotiation, analytical, interpersonal and management skills
Diplomatic and business orientated manner
Computer literacy (MS Office Suite)
Ability to communicate at all levels, both internally and externally
Excellent written and verbal communication in English.

Key Performance Areas:

Solicit appropriate investment opportunities and conduct initial screening of projects in terms of the Company investment policies
Undertake and present full appraisals of debt and equity transactions to the various decision-making Committees
Ensure deal closure by taking responsibility for optimal financial, institutional and legal structuring
Coordinate with the risk, legal and ESG team for the conclusion of transaction agreements
Provide innovative and flexible financial structures for complex transactions;
Identify opportunities to initiate viable projects, project origination through the facilitation of project preparation, and business plans with the intention of closing investment deals
Perform valuations of investee companies
Identifying the exit opportunity and timing, and assisting in the exit from equity portfolio investments
Support the Investment Principals, Chief Investment Officer and Chief Executive Officer in drafting and presentation of reports, evaluations, plans, etc. related to the business
Undertake research and provide recommendations on significant developments, emerging opportunities and challenges in the priority sectors

Should you be interested in applying for this position, and you meet the requirements, then Dyanne invites you to apply.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates. If you have not been contacted within 14 days of your application, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

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