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Associate / Senior Associate, Portfolio Management (Transportation & Logistics) (Infrastructure / Investments)

Lagos, Nigeria
Job Description:
The individual will be responsible for the management of organization’s investment portfolio in the transportation and logistics sector. This includes thorough and ongoing analysis of the risk profile of the portfolio as well as proactive monitoring and reporting on the performance of the respective investments.

Reference Number: SFBLR08

Responsibilities:
  • Oversee portfolio management for all the organization’s investments in the transportation and logistics sector.
  • Conduct financial analysis on existing investments for active portfolio management, including reporting and recommending interventions.
  • Liaise closely with company executives, industry specialists, and sector teams to gain insight required for enhancing investment decisions.
  • Apply knowledge and understanding of portfolio exposures and performance drivers to provide recommendations for the organization’s appraisal and selection criteria.
  • Provide valuable input for decisions regarding investment mix and policy, matching investments to the organization’s strategic objectives and balancing risk against performance.
  • Provide recommendations for improving the organization’s portfolio management process as required.
  • Keep abreast of market developments, economic conditions and trends to recommend appropriate strategies regarding the organization’s investment portfolio.
  • Liaise regularly with Audit, Legal, Risk, Finance, and other relevant units of the Corporation on all reporting and monitoring issues.
  • Prepare and present all waiver requests for portfolio assets.
  • Process disbursements and monitor conditions Subsequent for all loan and equity investments. Recommend appropriate corporation policies for portfolio monitoring.
  • Follow up with periodic reporting requirements from clients, and prepare quarterly Portfolio Performance Reports, and other periodic reports as needed. 
Requirements:
  • A strong first degree in finance / accounting / mathematics / engineering / economics / from a recognised university.
  • Relevant advanced degree e.g., Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, or a related field of study, will be advantageous.
  • Relevant certifications related to finance, engineering and / or portfolio management.
  • CFA is an added advantage.
  • 5-8 years’ experience with at least 4 years’ experience in direct portfolio management role.
  • Proficient in transaction modelling and understanding of transaction structures.
  • Project management and infrastructure financing experience.
  • Practical knowledge of risk management principles and techniques.
  • Excellent financial and data analysis skills.
  • Excellent financial modelling and valuation skills.
  • Strong quantitative analysis and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and business writing skills, power of persuasion as well as the ability to interface directly and effectively with senior officers within and outside the organisation.
  • Experience in the preparation of financial presentation to a diverse audience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of financial tools for tracking projects.
  • Familiarity with legal documentation pertaining to loan and equity investments.
  • Advanced skill in the use of the Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
  • Fluency in writing and speaking English is mandatory.
  • French and / or Portuguese, will be advantageous.
  • Willingness to travel “out-of-station” with minimal prior notice.
If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Scott Fraser at sfraser@caglobalint.com

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Scott Fraser
Recruitment Consultant
CA Finance: Global Recruitment

CA Global will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not yet had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions. 

 
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