Private Equity Investment Principal

CA Global Headhunters
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Job Description

CA Global Headhunters is an international recruitment and staffing company with an in-depth focus on Recruitment in Africa. We recruit talent of the highest standard across African Sectors in Mining, Oil & Gas, Engineering, Banking, Finance, Legal, Insurance, Commodities and Agriculture. As the African markets further grow and develop, our skills and expertise simultaneously grow too, ensuring that we deliver the best service for both clients and candidates.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Private Equity Investment Principal (Due Diligence / Investment Transactions / Private Equity)

Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

  • An Asset and Fund Management company is seeking an Investment Principal to assist in sourcing, structuring, executing and managing investments.
  • The Principal will be an integral part of the management team and will work directly with senior management on transactions as needed, providing execution support.
  • The initial goal will be to have the Principal consult on a part-time basis, assisting to evaluate investment transactions (whilst senior management team members focus primarily on fundraising activities) and then join on a full-time basis once the fundraising first closing of US$ 60 – US$ 100 million has been achieved.

Key Accountabilities

  • Assist other senior team members in sourcing potential investments for the Fund.
  • Negotiating, structuring and executing transactions alongside a Partner.
  • Overseeing and managing the work of Associates assigned to his/her deal team for the evaluation and execution of transactions.
  • Assist Partners in overseeing due diligence exercises of third party vendors on potential investee companies. Such due diligence exercises will include financial and accounting, legal, background checks, environmental and social, etc. Technical and commercial due diligence will be overseen by the Operating Partner, who may or may not require assistance from the Investment Principal.
  • As needed, work with Operating Partner and other Partners on post-investment portfolio company management.
  • Assist with the preparation of quarterly portfolio company and Fund reports to the limited partners of the Fund.
  • Manage junior level staff on an on-going basis.

Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

Qualification and Skill:

  • MBA from a top-tier global business school.
  • Must have 5+ years of post-MBA experience in Africa private equity.
  • A minimum of 2 years of private equity experience at the Vice President/Principal.
  • Strong experience leading or jointly leading the execution of investment transactions, especially within Africa.
  • Experience executing transactions in East Africa.
  • Experience consummating investment transactions in the foods, beverages and agribusiness sectors is a plus.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Willingness to be based in Lagos, Nigeria with significant travel within and outside of Nigeria required.
  • A team player with strong coaching and leadership skills.

How to Apply
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Job Summary
December 21, 2016
Offer Type
Minimum of 6years
Salary Range
N0.00 - N0.00K
November 30, 1899
Finance / Accounting
Recruitment / HR Services
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