Debt Investment Manager Financial Institution (Francophone Africa) at Incofin Investment Management

31 March, 2019

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

DEBT INVESTMENT MANAGER

 
 
 
 
 
 

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: 

Incofin is a leading international impact investment company focused on investing in dynamically managed enterprises in emerging countries. Driven by a strong interest for business solutions that promote inclusive progress, Incofin wants to improve the lives of the more vulnerable or less privileged people. By doing so, Incofin is committed to deliver attractive returns to its investors. The company has over 15 years of experience in dealing with risk capital in the form of debt and equity investments and currently has approximately $1 billion committed assets under management. Incofin has a loyal investor base comprising leading development finance institutions, banks, insurance companies, pension funds, alternative investment funds, high net worth and retail investors.

Incofin focuses on the financial services (investing in institutions active in microfinance, MSME finance, housing finance, educational finance, etc.) and the agricultural sector and provides real expertise in the field of financial inclusion, mostly for rural and agricultural end-clients. Incofin is an involved investor and is "committed beyond investment": its investor team supports portfolio companies before, during and after the investment through coaching, customer care and technical assistance.

ABOUT THE JOB: 

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Actively manage the existing Francophone Africa debt portfolio and debt pipeline.
  • Support end-to-end debt investment transactions (rollovers and new loans), including sourcing, term sheet negotiation, due diligences, credit proposal writing, investment committee presentation, support in loan agreement drafting, portfolio monitoring.
  • Assist investees in timely financial, compliance and impact reporting.
  • Proactively identify risks and business opportunities in the Francophone Africa region in rural financial inclusion.
  • Work collaboratively with other Incofin functions in regional offices and at the headquarter.
  • Act as Incofin “Debt Ambassador” for impact investment and responsible finance in Francophone Africa.

Qualifications:

  • Four years of work experience related to financial institutions lending.
  • Master’s degree in economics, finance, or business administration. Accounting knowledge a plus.
  • Working experience with Africa developing markets is a requirement.
  • Very strong written and oral articulation skills.
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills.
  • Strong affinity for impact and responsible finance.
  • Collaborative team player.
  • Entrepreneurial and action oriented.
  • Willingness for up to 50 percent of travel time.
  • Excellent working proficiency of French and English are required.

HOW TO APPLY: 

Interested candidates should send their resume (one page) and cover letter (one page) to Regional Director Africa, Kevin Kamemba at kevin.kamemba@incofin.com

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