Origination & Client Coverage Associate

  • 5A, Pinnock Beach Estate, Jakande, Lekki, Lagos, ng
  • Full-time

Company Description

About Oasis Africa Consulting:

We are a leading Human Capital management organization, delivering value to our Clients in Nigeria and across Africa. We offer services in areas such as; Recruitment & Assessment (Talent Sourcing), Staff Outsourcing (Talent Outsourcing), Learning & Development (Training) and Advisory.

Our consultants possess in-depth experience and knowledge in services that we offer, thereby translating to our thorough approach in service delivery.

About the client:

Our client is a prominent investment Banking outfit in Africa. Its headquarters is in Lagos, Nigeria. 

Job Description

Job Title: Origination & Client Coverage Associate  

Department: Investment Banking

Reports to: MD, Investment Banking

Job Grade: Associate

Location: Lagos


Driving profitability and meeting performance targets by developing the relationships,  tactics and business plans necessary to realizing revenue, earnings growth and increase in shareholders’ value.


Responsibility for originating, structuring and executing client projects and mandates

Networking and marketing.

Expand opportunities with existing clients

Identify and act on referrals typically in relation to Investment Banking mandates

Develop structured trade finance products, including off-balance sheet solutions for Receivables and Inventory

Identify target market and develop strategy papers on market entry and relevance

Oversee the development and evaluation of financial models with the capability to sensitize key inputs and stress test financial covenants.

Screening new projects, defining project description & scope and conducting feasibility studies to determine the financial viability of new ventures projecting cash flow & growth opportunities

Liaison with regulatory authorities for sanctions & approvals

Manage all activities related to funding tie-up & financial closure, up to disbursement.

Contribute to revenue and business development of other business.

Oversee quality transaction execution and client satisfaction

Implementation of strategic action plans

Enforcement of governance and control standards across the business

Any other duties assigned from time to time.



−        BA/BSc. required; MBA, CFA or other advanced degrees/credentials desirable

−        7+ years of relevant investment banking industry experience required

−        Capital raising experience in public equity markets required.

Additional Information

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Good business and relationship management skills

Demonstrated ability to cultivate productive business networks.

Well established relationships with companies in the Private and Public sectors

Mergers & Acquisitions

Due Diligence

Financial Valuation

Corporate Restructuring

Negotiation skills

Risk Management

Client Service

Business Management (including Project Management skills)

Excellent communication, report writing and presentation skills