Summit Recruitment & Search Senior Investment Manager – Jobs in Nairobi,Kenya

Summit Recruitment & Search Senior Investment Manager – Jobs in Nairobi,Kenya


Our client, an Investment Company supporting start-up Businesses in Africa is seeking to start a new business unit in Nairobi, Kenya.

They are currently looking to recruit a Senior Investment Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the entire investment process from sourcing & pipeline management, due diligence, deal execution, portfolio management to a successful exit.

The ideal candidate must have a solid investment track record in venture capital or private equity with a demonstrated commitment to using business, finance, and technology to create a lasting impact and commercial value in Africa. She/he must also have an entrepreneurial mind.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing the entire investment process from sourcing & pipeline management, due diligence, deal execution, portfolio management to a successful exit.
  • Assisting in building and structuring the processes i.e. the investment process itself, the requirements at each stage and materials used.
  • Playing a key role in sourcing and selecting junior team members when building up their investment team.
  • Supporting the Company’s fundraising effort in all areas required with travel to their investors in Europe and the US.

    Qualifications:

  • Must have at least 4 years of high-quality investment experience in venture capital or private equity in Africa or with a clear focus on Africa.
  • Additional working experience in corporate finance or strategy consulting with a reputable firm or management experience in an African corporate or as
    an entrepreneur will be an added advantage.
  • Must have an entrepreneurial mind.
  • A natural leader with strong communication skills and the ability to lead and grow junior team members, whilst easily interacting with founders and investors at eye level.
  • Self-starter looking to assume a lot of responsibility in a young firm with the flat team structure.
  • Team player with plenty of energy who is eager to share her/his knowledge as they are to receive feedback.
  • Structured thinker confident sharing informed views and making difficult decisions.
  • Must have outstanding quantitative and analytical skills which include financial modeling, private company valuation and experience in building and correcting 3-statement models.
  • Acute interest in and a good understanding of technology.
  • Keen to learn, develop, and sharpen your skillset with the ambition of growing to partner in the fund.
  • Must be willing to travel and be based in Nairobi.

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    Summit Recruitment & Search Senior Investment Manager – Jobs in Nairobi,Kenya

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