We are currently looking for an experienced and strongly motivated

Investment Manager, Debt FI Africa

to strengthen our Incofin Kenya team. Preferred location for the position is Nairobi

Your tasks

You will be responsible for actively managing Incofin’s debt portfolio in Africa, especially in East-African region. You will be responsible for covering the entire investment cycle from deal sourcing, due diligence and transaction execution to portfolio monitoring. You will be leading end-to-end debt investment transactions (rollovers and new loans), including sourcing, term sheet negotiation, due diligences, credit proposal writing, investment committee presentation, support in loan agreement drafting and portfolio monitoring.

An important part of the role will also be to assist investees in timely financial, compliance and impact reporting and proactively identify risks and business opportunities in the region. You will be collaborating effectively with the Incofin Kenya team but also other Incofin regions and departments at the headquarters (Belgium). You will also represent Incofin in different stakeholder meetings in order to support the positioning of the company’s brand.

Your profile

We are looking for an experienced Investment Manager who has a solid and minimum 3+ years proven experience in Financial Institutions lending. We expect bachelor or master’s degree in economics, finance or business administration (or other relevant education) and would highly appreciate previous working experience with Africa’s developing markets. International work experience would be an advantage.

The qualified candidate must possess strong financial and credit analysis skills, excellent Excel skills and have a strong knowledge of accounting. Fluent written and oral communication skills in English are mandatory, French and other languages are an asset. A commercial mindset and taste for negotiation are key. The role will require a strong affinity for impact and responsible finance, ability to work collaboratively with a global team, ability to manage work with tight deadlines and ability to adapt to evolving or rapidly changing environments. Position will require some traveling in the region.

Interested to apply?

Incofin is an equal opportunity employer. We are looking to hire the best people with the best experience and team fit. We also want to offer all candidates the best possible recruitment experience, including a neutral assessment of the skills and competencies. Therefore, we kindly ask you not to include any personal details to your CV and motivation letter, such as picture, age, gender, or marital status. For more information about Incofin, please click: www.incofin.com. If you want to apply, please send your English CV and motivation letter with your salary expectation to applications@incofin.com  latest by January 31, 2022. 

 

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