Client

Investment company focusing on Private Equity investments in emerging markets, specifically Africa.

Position

  • Working with portfolio companies in emerging markets, particularly Africa
  • Assisting in (financial) due diligences, reviewing business plans and projections in coordination with deal team
  • Supporting portfolio companies in day-to-day business as well as special assignments
  • Planning strategy meetings and following up as needed
  • Completing quarterly valuation work and portfolio company reports, preparing presentation materials, info memos, performance reports etc.
  • Sitting on boards where required
  • Conducting general research on industry trends, risk analysis, and evaluating new business proposals.
  • Location: London, frequent travel to Africa required

Requirements

  • Substantial working experience in operations and / or private equity portfolio management
  • Finance background with knowledge in accounting, financial due diligence, reporting etc.
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking
  • Proven track record in emerging markets, exposure to African markets desired
  • Ability to establish and maintain close relationships with project partners / portfolios
  • Entrepreneurial mind-set, leadership ability, excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Fluency in French and English, ability to conduct business and to produce written work in both languages

Please contact

Larissa Robinson

+49 (69) 719134-40
info@grip-eu.com