Investment Officer

Job Description

About the role

The Investment Officer role is to support the Senior / Investment Officer in providing management and technical support to ensure the effective development and increased number of bankable projects for Africa50 PD.

The ideal candidate should have the following profile:

  • Hold an MBA or Master’s degree or its equivalent in Business, Finance or Economics.
  • Hold a degree in Engineering: Civil, Structures or related
  • Have a minimum of six 6 years of relevant experience (max 9) in project investment and transaction in the transport sector: – Roads , Rail, Bridges, terminals, airports, logistic platforms etc.
  • Sound understanding of basic engineering principles¬† ¬†
  • Project management experience (certification a plus)
  • Solid understanding of EPC and O&M contracts
  • experience in the fields of corporate project finance, structured finance, transaction advisory services
  • Demonstrated track record of at least 2 transactions in transport sector.
  • Awareness of the latest trends and developments in financing transport infrastructure
  • Experience with Credit enhancement instruments and good knowledge of tailored products for sector based investments
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English and French
  • Competence in the use of standard software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).