Organisation:
CrossBoundary Energy Access

Location:
Côte d'Ivoire, Mali, Senegal

Experience:
2 years

Deadline:
ASAP

8 July, 2024

Analyst – West Africa



Job description

CrossBoundary is recruiting an Analyst. We are seeking candidates with extensive experience living and working in West Africa, with strong contacts across the region’s financial services sector, and a thorough understanding of the investment landscape.

As an Analyst, you will be tasked with evaluating investment opportunities, conducting macroeconomic markets assessments, and providing transaction support to both investors and capital seekers. Experience working with a range of stakeholders (including private equity firms, Development Finance Institutions, and development agencies) to support investments in high impact sectors as well as experience in West Africa will be regarded favourably.

About the role

  • Prepare investor documents including teasers, investment memoranda, business plans etc.
  • Conduct research and market assessments – macroeconomic, regulatory, and operational assessments of relevant companies, industries, markets and topics
  • Provide sector analysis of priority areas for investment
  • Investor sourcing
  • Lead identification of qualified investors
  • Manage investor relationships
  • Develop valuation and operational financial models
  • Coordinate due diligence and transaction execution
  • Support with Monitoring and Evaluation activities
  • Support organisation of conferences and other networking events

About you

  • At least 2 years of experience in investment banking, management consulting, private equity or similar
  • Experience living and working in West Africa
  • Strong quantitative skills; familiar with diligence and valuation methodologies
  • Familiarity and comfort with financial modeling and accounting
  • Experience with high-quality slide-design and storyboarding
  • Deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities businesses face in frontier markets, as well as the macro-economic trends that impact them
  • Possesses tangible grit, seeks differentiation by intentionally taking self outside of comfort zone physically, culturally and intellectually
  • Experience working with a range of stakeholders (including private equity firms, Development Finance
  • Institutions, and development agencies) to support investments in high impact sectors
  • Demonstrated fluency in French and English

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