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Investment Manager

CA Global Africa Recruitment

Posted on December 3, 2019

5 - 6 years Iraq - Iraq

MBA/PG Diploma in Business Mgmt(Marketing), Any Graduation. Any Nationality

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Date Created: 2019-11-28T09:11:51+00:00
Reference Number: RSB
Reference Number: RSB
Job Description:
A well known Development Finance institution specializing in Financing & Supporting Small and Growing business throughout Africa & the Middle East, are currently looking for an Investment Manager to be based at their Iraq office.
This individual will be responsible for creating a sustainable impact through serving entrepreneurs in the SME sector with risk capital and business support, helping them to realise their full business potential and achieve long- term success. The investment manager delivers tangible value to the SME clients and by doing so, achieves financial and impact returns on his/her transactions. A secondary purpose is to develop and share within the company network knowledge and expertise in SME investment and support, including lessons learnt.
• Deal Origination
• Identify, develop and maintain deal referral networks.
• Measure and report on the effectiveness of such networks.
• Record all applications on Efront.
• Transaction development
• Identify prospect needs and effectively sell company value offering to fulfil these needs.
• Screen applications efficiently, applying the company Viability Model and the investment strategy and policy framework.
• Analyse and thoroughly verify and cross reference key assumptions underpinning the business plan.
• Build the financial model and conduct a proper risk assessment.
• Maintain verification records in line with company document management system.
• Structure viable transactions in line with the company investment and pricing policy and product parameters.
• Draft high quality focused and concise screening and finance reports that allow for efficient decision making within agreed time frames.
• Portfolio management
• Conduct a quarterly, formal portfolio visit and record the results on efront.
• Follow up on all repayments due and make suitable arrangements to address potential arrears.
• Restructure transactions that are viable and hand over those that are no longer viable.
• Manage collateral and insurance policies on a quarterly basis and record results on Efront.
• Collect and record impact data and ensure data integrity, in line with company impact data strategy and policy.
• Small and Growing businesses sustainability & Growth
• Support the client in developing and implementing a robust business plan, financial plan and risk assessment and mitigation plan.
• Introduce ESG best practices and formalize business where appropriate and Support implementation of a financial management system that produces monthly management accounts.
• Meet each client monthly and track performance of portfolio companies against the business financial plan.
• Identify any negative trends and deviations from the client s operational and financial plan.
• Facilitate business linkages.
• Provide access to markets and business opportunities.
• Maintain a network of SME service providers.
• Keep abreast of all government legislations and regulatory requirements which may affect the operations of the portfolio companies.
• Leverage company s expertise effectively for clients benefit.
• Investment Expertise & knowledge
• Share success, knowledge and experience among the team and the wider network.
• Actively contribute to the team and collaborate within and across teams.
Requirements : Qualification and Skill
• 5+ years relevant experience as an Investment manager & a demonstrated track record in investing or financing SMEs.
• Advanced relevant degree required (An MBA is preferred, as well as CFA or ACCA).
• Excellent financial and analytical skills.
• Excellent credit management skills.
• Excellent deal origination skills and a well-developed network with the local SME business and finance community.
• Written and spoken language fluency in English is essential.
• Iraq locals preferred.

Finance / Treasury


Investment Manager (Development Finance / SMEs / Investment / Deal Origination) Iraq


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