KPMG Nigeria

Group Chief Investment & Business Development Officer

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KPMG Nigeria is recruiting for Full time Group Chief Investment & Business Development Officer

Job Description

KPMG is one of the largest professional services companies in the world and one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and PwC. Its global headquarters is located in Amstelveen, the Netherlands.

Our Client is a leading, diversified and dynamic Investment Holding Conglomerate with businesses across the Telecommunication, Agriculture, Real Estate, Hospitality sectors. The organization has enjoyed significant growth over the years and continues to seek partnership for growth across the subsidiaries.  

In line with the Company's decision to ensure key roles are filled by qualified candidates with high quality hands-on experience and leadership skills, the Company is looking for an exceptional Group Chief Investment & Business Development Officer.

Job Title: Group Chief Investment & Business Development Officer

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The Opportunity

  • Reporting to the Group Managing Director, the Group Chief Investment & Business Development Officer will be responsible for investment decisions across the Group including due diligence, capital raising, mergers and acquisitions etc. He/she will drive the optimal performance of the Group’s investment portfolio in line with the Group’s strategic goals and objectives.
  • The candidate will also be responsible for identifying and converting new business opportunities for the Group to maximize revenue generation.

The Role

  • Develop and implement a growth focused strategy which will increase and diversify the Group’s investment portfolio
  • Oversee the development of financial models for forecasting/ testing the robustness of the Group’s investment strategy and ensure periodic updates to the investment strategy where required
  • Ensure Risk Management is integrated into the whole investment and business development planning process (from strategy to operation) across the Group
  • Identify potential clients and investors/ partners for revenue generation opportunities for the Group and drive collaboration across the organisation for identified business opportunities
  • Provide oversight and direction; lead investment teams; complete all fund transactions and effectively maintain the Group’s investment portfolio ensuring a balanced approach across all asset classes
  • Develop short-term and long-term investment plans; and identify/recommend new business and investment opportunities to support the Group’s growth
  • Lead and support significant pursuits to ensure bids and business opportunities are converted, working with business partners across the Group
  • Identify new business opportunities - including new markets, growth areas, trends, products and services to drive the growth of Group’s portfolio
  • Ensure continuous research to stay abreast of the economy, global financial markets, and general current events
  • Identify transactions, investment structures and hedging opportunities to maximise Group-wide’s financial and strategic investment benefits
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Desired Course
Accounting /Finance
Other Requirements

About You

  • As the ideal candidate, you will need to be a strategic thinker with a high level of commercial acumen and a track record of managing mixed asset investment portfolios & securing financing for new business ventures.
  • In addition, a good understanding of Enterprise Risk Management and the ability to address and analyse problems; and anticipate, interpret & develop strategic responses to issues.
  • To be successful in this role, you must have strong knowledge of all asset classes and various investment products and an understanding/ proficiency in fixed income and equity investments

Key Qualifications / Requirements

  • Minimum of a first degree in Accounting, Finance, or any related discipline;
  • Relevant professional certifications e.g. Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACA) or its equivalent is required;
  • Minimum of 20 years cognate experience, with at least 10 years in a Senior Management position within Private Equity (Investment) or Banking (M&A, corporate finance) interfacing with the Executive team and Financial partners.
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About KPMG Nigeria
KPMG Professional Services and KPMG Advisory Services are the KPMG member firm in Nigeria. The partners and people have been operating in Nigeria since 1978, providing multidisciplinary professional services to both local and international organisations within the Nigerian business community.  Our vision is to build and sustain our reputation as the best firm to work with by ensuring our people, clients and communities achieve their full potential. At KPMG, we are committed to working with ...
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Job Summary
May 6, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 20years
Finance / Accounting
FMCG / Conglomerate
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