Senior Investment Analyst, Project Finance


The Senior Investment Analyst's role is to support the investment team by providing core financial analysis/modelling, investment research, high quality investment memorandum materials, and other required support to enable sound investment decisions.

Principal Responsibilities 

  • Prepare rigorous financial analysis and build financial models to support investment decisions
  • Conduct industry, market, and company research
  • Prepare investment memorandum materials for internal and external audiences
  • Source compelling investment opportunities
  • Provide live deal support on deal execution
  • Participate in all aspects of the investment cycle including origination, screening, due diligence, execution, disbursement, and portfolio management
  • Ensure the maintenance of high environmental and social standards in Africa50’s investments
  • Participate in investment negotiations
  • Monitor portfolio companies and perform analysis of potential exit opportunities

Candidate Profile

Required background

  • 1 to 3 years prior experience in investment banking (M&A / Leveraged Finance, Power & Utilities), project finance, or private equity
  • Prior equity investment experience on live and completed transactions is a must
  • University degree from a Tier 1 institution

Essential Qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • High level of integrity
  • Strong work ethic – this role will regularly require late nights and weekend shifts as well as regular travels
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Clarity of thought and action
  • Flexibility/adaptability to a fast-growing organization

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated experience in emerging markets (Africa a plus)
  • Understanding of the power, utilities, transport, and ICT sectors is a plus
  • Understanding of project finance including deal structuring, project capital structures, and key documentation
  • Strong financial modeling and analytical skills across sub-sectors (power, midstream gas, transport, communications/digital infrastructure) is preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (in English, French is a plus)
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to interact effectively with sponsors, partners, and colleagues
  • Culturally sensitive, able to relate with people of diverse backgrounds (experience in living in a country in an emerging market is a plus)
  • Prior knowledge of African infrastructure and relationships in Africa are a plus


The role will be based in Casablanca, Morocco with flexible remote working arrangements.

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.