Senior Investment Officer Jobs, Finance Jobs in Kenya, Blue Orchard Finance Jobs

As a member of the regional investment team, you will perform and lead the planning and undertaking of the on-site due diligence and prepare full investment proposals to assess the feasibility and completion of debt investment opportunities, in Africa.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Perform desk review and on-site analysis to assess risk of existing and potential clients for the Region;
  • Plan, prepare and conduct due diligence visits, perform country and credit risk analysis;
  • Mentor, support and work with the local team of investment officers, as well as contribute to the development of investment/ credit analysis processes and tools of the Company.

 

Required skills and experience

  • 5-10 years of relevant working experience in banking as well as in deposit and non-deposit taking financial entities catering to SMEs and micro entrepreneurs with loans and tailor made products like leasing and factoring;
  • Ideally at least 3 years of relevant working experience in the Region;
  • Experience in performing financial due diligences and/or risk assessments on financial institutions;
  • Experience with assessing debt investments and conducting detailed credit analysis;
  • Excellent problem solving and presentation skills required to effectively manage internal and external communication;
  • Excellent verbal and writing communication in English, additional language(s) practiced in the region are a plus;
  • Bachelor or Master Degree in finance, business administration, economics, or related field.

 

Your personal profile

  • Flexible, highly analytical, self-starter with ambition to excel, detail oriented and a developed commercial acumen;
  • High work ethic, capable of multitasking and producing high quality output within set deadlines;
  • Demonstrated team player with the ability to work in an international and multi-cultural environment;
  • High degree of responsibility and accountability.

 

What we offer

  • Work in a global and fast-growing company with a true commitment to its mission of fighting global poverty and climate change
  • An entrepreneurial culture, offering multiple opportunities for learning and development
  • A dynamic and multicultural team spread around the globe
  • Attractive compensation and exciting career opportunities

 

How To Apply

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Please apply in ENGLISH, including CV and cover letter.

Deadline for application is 28 February 2020.