Chief Investment Officer (Microfinance / SME) – Kampala, Uganda

Job Description

Chief Investment Officer (Microfinance / SME) – Kampala, Uganda

Introduction:
The firm is a leading specialized investment group for small and medium enterprises, and needs to attract a person of high calibre for the Chief Investment Officer position.

Responsibilities:
The following are the key responsibilities for this position:

  • Consistently lead transactions in the firm from identification, negotiations, closing, monitoring investments and finally exit thereof. (The incumbent takes final responsibility for the transaction even though assisted by other staff members)
  • Represent the company and its clients as presented to Investment Committee on boards of portfolio companies
  • Implement corporate governance disciplines in investee companies
  • Initiate investments in chosen areas of investment preference
  • Substantial contact and networking base
  • Management of resources both internally and externally
  • Fulfil a sales and marketing function
  • Development of junior associates
  • Participate fully in the governance of the firm
  • To assist, guide and participate in the due diligence process as well as deal structuring
  • To manage and add value to the investment portfolio

Requirements:

  • Appropriate experience, typically 5-8 years, in an established corporate finance and investment management, merchant banking, private equity environment
  • Tertiary qualification BCom qualification
  • Familiarity with unique disciplines of identifying, negotiating, closing and monitoring transactions
  • Good general knowledge of key investment sectors
  • Good working knowledge of key commercial statutes and regulations (Tax, Companies Act)

To apply, click HERE

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