Associate, Investor Relations

The job holder will be primarily focused on management of all aspects of investor relations, shareholder satisfaction, support, and helps forge a new strategic direction and drive the company’s organizational growth.

This is a CEO front office role with investor relations responsibilities. The job holder must be highly motivated, and ambitious to meet the annual targets required to support the company’s growth aspirations.

Principal Duties and Accountabilities

 

Investor Relations

  • Assists with providing advisory support in managing relationships with shareholders of firms
  • Assist with Planning, organizing, and executing programmes to keep stakeholders (international organizations, the public, specific groups, member & non-member countries etc.) educated on projects and accomplishments of the Organization.
  • Assist with preparation of high-quality conference scripts for investor conference calls and roadshows
  • Draft agenda and materials for investor conference calls and roadshow
  • Work with corporate communications in developing customized communication plan for investors
  • Assist with development, review and disclosure of relevant information, documentation, reports and all materials address to current and potential investors
  • Work with relevant stakeholders in developing and implementation of new tools and concepts
  • Assist with development of investor relations policy, procedure and plans
  • Maintain and develop relationships with targeted investors and core audiences
  • Work with cross functional teams with the development of annual general reports, investors presentations, statement of disclosure etc.

 

Operational Support

  • Assist with development and update of standard documentation templates such as memo; board reports etc.

Research

  • Maintain database on internal & external trends beneficial to the organization
  • Present knowledge trends/developments in usable manner for management decision making.

 

Requisite Competencies

  • Good business relationships building skills
  • Good understanding of crisis and issues management
  • Ability to innovate and think outside the box and social competence
  • Ability to multi task, function effectively under pressure and culturally open
  • Good team work attitude and influencing ability
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrable commitment to high ethical standards and high level of integrity
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Good project management skills
  • Strong knowledge of Accounting/ financial analysis
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams

 

Key Performance Indicators

  • Expected return on investments from high growth new business initiatives
  • Number of New projects won and successfully executed
  • Devise and ensure the successful implementation of the company’s new business strategy
  • Increase in sell side coverage

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Relevant advanced degree e.g. Master’s Degree in business administration, Finance, engineering or any related discipline
  • 4 to 7 years working experience in an international financial institution or within a multinational business new business development
  • Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good experience and understanding of infrastructure development issues, infrastructure finance, project development and private equity
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of the infrastructure development landscape across the African market
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess good negotiation skills to manage prospective investors
  • Knowledge of cultural and political contexts reflecting the company’s international presence