Crossboundary Investment Associate Jobs in Kenya

Crossboundary Investment Associate Jobs in Kenya

  • CrossBoundary is a mission driven investment firm committed to unlocking the power of capital to make a strong return while creating a lasting difference in frontier markets.

    Job Summary

  • CrossBoundary is recruiting a full time Associate to work on energy access finance.

  • CrossBoundary is not a development firm and is not seeking typical development skills.

  • We are seeking a highly motivated individual with previous exposure to project and medium-scale infrastructure finance in private sector organizations such as renewable energy project developers, infrastructure funds, and investment banks.

  • You will work on finding and deploying all types of capital required to finance the mini-grid sector at scale.

  • You will help identify and implement, innovative financing structures to mobilize equity, debt and grant funding from a range of capital providers.

  • Candidates should have notable investment or private sector experience and possess strong quantitative and analytical skills. Experience working in developing countries is preferred.

  • Experience working in project finance, renewable energy, retail energy markets, and/or off-grid energy is also preferred. An engineering degree or technical background will be regarded favorably. .


    • Investment opportunity identification and evaluation

    • Identify and rigorously assess investment opportunities

    • Detailed financial modelling

    • Development of innovative financing structures

    • Identify and design innovative financing structures

    • Develop supporting legal contracts

    • Market assessment and ongoing market analysis

    • Conduct macroeconomic, regulatory, and operational assessments

    • Provide sector analysis of priority areas for investment

    • Investor qualification and relations

    • Assist in identifying qualified investors

    • Manage numerous investor relationships

    • Transaction support

    • Assist, and often lead, team in supporting complex transactions

    • Oversee due diligence process

    Required skills and

    • 2 - 5 years in top tier banking, infrastructure investing, project development, or similar

    • Bachelor's degree required; MBA or other advanced degrees preferred

    • Experience working in developing countries will be regarded favorably

    • Experience working in renewable energy, retail energy markets, or off-grid energy

    • An engineering degree or technical background will be regarded favorably


    Ideal candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

    • Strong quantitative skills; familiar with valuation and project finance

    • Excellent analytical ability and discipline; ability to think clearly, structure problems logically, and then design and implement solutions that focus on the core issues

    • Ability to develop financial models for a wide range of structures and scenarios

    • Understanding of key commercial terms in legal contracts

    • Ability to build strong relationships with partners and colleagues in challenging environments

    • Excellent presentation skills; ability to communicate clearly and effectively with diverse audiences

    • Self-starter who is passionate about creating lasting change in frontier markets

    • Comfort with ambiguity; ability to operate effectively in a changing context

    • Willingness to work and live in a sometimes-challenging environment

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Crossboundary Investment Associate Jobs in Kenya

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