Location : Lagos
Sector : Conglomerate
Bachelor's degree in a Business Administration, Accounting, Economics or any Social Science Discipline.
A Master's Degree or MBA with an investment focus is an added advantage
Minimum of 15 years’ relevant experience in agribusiness or in a similar position with at least 7 years in a management role.
Prior Board exposure is an added advantage
Professional qualifications e.g. CFA, ACCA, ICAN etc.
Good understanding of the agriculture sector with specific knowledge of key players and value drivers across local and global markets
Prior Investment / investment banking experience
Experience starting, growing, and managing partnerships and large projects
Skills and Capabilities :
Responsible for development and implementation of fundraising, fund management and investment strategies for the Company.
Design an efficient portfolio management system to ensure compliance with approved portfolio split
Ensure the periodic monitoring and evaluation of the Company’s agro-investment portfolio through and prepare periodic reports for Management and the Board to aid decision making.
Lead all opportunity identification and validation activities in close coordination with the Managing director, ED Technical and the Board
Identify and convert new investment / business opportunities for revenue growth including collaborating with strategic and development partners in co-funding agriculture projects
Provide specialized financial advisory and capital-raising services to investee companies across the entire agriculture value chain within and beyond South-West Nigeria
Expand strategic alliances and partnerships and and identify a strong pipeline of target partners to support future growth strategies
Develop, strengthen and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders to facilitate effective business operations across the agribusiness value chain including connecting agribusinesses for strategic partnerships.