FRANCOPHONE ASSOCIATE (FRENCH SPEAKING IS A MUST)
- 5A, Pinnock Beach Estate, Jakande, Lekki, Lagos, ng
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 Title: Francophone Associate
Reports to: MD, Investment Banking
The job holder will work across key areas of corporate finance transactions (project finance, mergers, acquisitions and disposals, equity and debt capital markets.) and strategic review work.
The job holder will be in charge of the business development of these key areas in African Francophone countries. Also he/she will assist the management of our Client to set up an office in Senegal to cover African Francophone activities.
The scope of sectors will include public company and private equity transaction (e.g. management and institutional buy-outs, debt and equity fundraising).
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Originating and executing Investment Banking mandates across Africa with an emphasis on French speaking countries.
Conduct detailed financial modeling, due diligence and valuation to develop business case for potential investment projects.
Origination & execution of transactions
Industry research and analysis
Desktop analysis of businesses (financials, markets, products, competitors) and financial modeling
Meeting new businesses and existing contacts
Preparing a pitch document (including industry research)
Undertaking risk management and compliance procedures
Writing investor presentations, teasers and /or information memorandum (sales documents)
Contacting prospective buyers, handling the bid process and assessing bids
Assisting management with their presentation to bidders, project managing the due diligence process
Providing commercial input to legal documentation
Negotiating key terms and conditions of the transaction, and project manage the process and liaising with all key parties
Assist the team lead in the evaluation of complex structured transactions and advise on financial risks.
Ensure the timely preparation of transaction documents.
Support members of the Investment Banking team
Draft advisory reports and presentations to clients
General research to support pitches and advisory reports
Preparing proposals, pitches and engagement letters to clients
Bachelor’s degree business management, economics finance, accounting, banking or other finance related discipline from a reputable university with a minimum qualification of a second class degree required. Additional professional qualification or a Masters will be an added advantage
Up to 6 years in a similar capacity within a Financial Services environment
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Equity Capital Markets (Private Placements)
Possession of well-rounded advisor skills to clients
Strong analytical skills
Good multi tasking skills
High level of ambition and motivation
Ability to work effectively within a team with leadership
Good commercial judgment and independence of mind
Valuation and modelling skills
Strong communication and business writing skills
Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects and in teams
Entrepreneurial drive and spirit
Significant level of maturity and the ability to work as a team interfacing with top company executives and senior management
Highly organized, with the initiative and ability to work with limited supervision
Analytical and attentive to detail
Effective process management abilities
Enthusiastic, positive and hardworking attitude
Exceptional computer modeling/Excel spreadsheet/Powerpoint/Word skills
Fluent in oral and written French
Appreciable knowledge of Francophone Africa