Portfolio Performance and Procurement Coordinator

Description

Africa50 is an infrastructure investment platform that contributes to Africa's growth by developing and investing in bankable projects, catalysing public sector capital, and mobilizing private sector funding.

Africa50 has raised over US$885 million so far from 30 African governments, the African Development Bank, and institutional investors, and intends to reach a target capitalization of US$3 billion.  Africa50 has an independent investment process and seeks to generate commercial risk-adjusted returns for its investments across four core infrastructure sectors: energy (including power generation and related parts of the value chain), midstream gas, transportation, ICT, health and education.

Purpose of role

As Portfolio Performance and Procurement Coordinator, you will contribute to management of investment data, maintenance of its quality and assist the Portfolio Performance Director in valuation reviews, periodic performance reviews of investments and performance reporting. You will also collaborate effectively with other colleagues within the Finance department and the Company at large.

The position sits within the Finance department.

Principal responsibilities

  • Ensure collection and maintain up-to-date investment data for the purpose of portfolio monitoring, valuation and reporting.
  • Support in monitoring and analyzing industry trends, in monitoring and reviewing the financial and operational performance of portfolio of projects.
  • Support in the valuations’ review and coordination of the valuation process.
  • Assist in the preparation of periodic reporting on investment performance and activity to Management, the Investment Committee and the Board.
  • Assist in matters related to investment data, monitoring, and valuation when required.
  • Provide assistance for internal and external audit processes.
  • Take initiative for proper, timely action in all matters.
  • Assist from time to time on other Finance related matters.
  • Ensure constant care in all matters.

Candidate profile

Required background

  • Three to five years of relevant experience in private equity, investment banking or equity research.
  • Demonstrated academic excellence. 
  • University degree from a tier 1 institution.

Essential Qualities

  • Positive attitude.
  • High level of integrity.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent financial modelling skills.
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure.
  • Flexibility / adaptability to a fast-growing organization

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Interest in Africa50’s mission, strategy and values.
  • Demonstrated experience in emerging markets, Africa a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and French.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. 
  • Knowledge of business intelligence solutions such as Capital IQ and/or Bloomberg will be an asset.
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical capabilities.
  • Culturally sensitive, able to relate to people of diverse backgrounds; living experience in emerging countries is a plus.

Location 

The position will be based in Casablanca, Morocco.

How to apply

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We kindly request that only people meeting all the profile's criteria highlighted above apply to this position. We will contact the shortlisted candidates within four weeks maximum.

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