Chief Investment Officer / Portfolio Manager

Location: Cairo, Northern Africa, Egypt
Date Posted: 04-07-2018
Reference Number: AND
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Our Client- Afreximbank (based in Cairo, Egypt) is a Trade Finance Bank established for the purpose of financing, promoting and expanding intra-African and extra-African trade. The Bank was established through an agreement signed by member states and multilateral organisations and a charter that governs its corporate structure. In addressing the gaps in intra-African trade, the Bank has set up an Investment Holding company (FUNFED) under its Equity Investment Program. Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC Nigeria) has therefore been contracted by Afreximbank to recruit experienced and competent individuals to provide strategic leadership and direction to FUNFED. 

Job Description:
Support the delivery of investment strategy and oversee/implement Investment Vehicles. Manage Fund, direct investments and generate investment pipeline.
  • Provide leadership support in the execution of each funds’ mandate.
  • Develop and deliver fund raising strategy with diverse range of sustainable funding to support objectives.
  • Develop a strong pipeline of good quality investment opportunities and retain a long-term investor base.
  • Engage donors and investors to discuss the current and potential impact of each investment.
  • Develop the funds communication and media profile and establish relationships within the global investment community.
  • Lead financial due diligence activities and interact with the different consultants about to making investment decisions. Interact with the management of portfolio companies and review performance on regular basis. Develop exit strategy for the fund and oversee exit activities for investment.
  • Assist the CFO in preparing the required investment reports to regularly inform the Board
  • Bachelor’s degree with MBA/MSc or PhD in relevant field. Relevant professional certification such as CFA.
  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience in private equity experience with profound understanding of origination, structuring, financial modelling, closing of investment banking deals and/or Fund management.
  • Experience in a startup within the financial services or private equity space.
  • Knowledge of impact investing and prior experience working with DFIs in Africa
Contractual Information:
  • Permanent position
  • Relocation required to either Cairo OR Mauritius 
  • Tax-free salaries paid in USD.
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CA Global: Global Recruitment
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