Our client is a leading investment management firm in Nigeria, four core business areas; Investment Banking, Asset Management, Securities Trading and Investment Research.
The company deploys a full range of capital raising and financial advisory services to meet the needs of corporate and institutional clients.
They are currently engaged in several high profile transactions in Agriculture, Power, Oil & Gas, Technology and Financial Services.
An opportunity has now arisen for an experienced Vice President, Investment Banking.
They looking to hire a vastly experienced Vice President in Investment Banking who will be principally responsible for day-to-day operations of the company and execution of clients’ transactions across these industries.
The primary role of the Vice President is to be the project manager whether for marketing activities or on a transaction.
The ideal candidate will be responsible for overseeing and executing all facets of day-to-day deal management and analytical process for transactions for a wide range of client engagements across a variety of industries.
As the lead of the Investment Banking division, tasked with managing all operational aspects of the company and assist the Managing Director in the aggressive growth of the company.
In conjunction with the Managing Director, set the short to medium term direction of the company in terms of business objectives, strategy, financial targets and other vital KPIs
Support the Managing Director in developing and implementing marketing and commercial strategies for achieving the company’s business objectives and obligations to its shareholders
Lead the origination, structuring and execution of deals / transactions and financing.
Act as high-level business development person for gaining new clients and deals through quality relationship with stakeholders investors, regulators, clients, investment banking partners etc.
Develop new network of industry contacts to assist the company in sourcing new business opportunities and maintain C-level client interaction geared at stimulating existing relationships
Provide advice and solutions to strategic problems and assist clients in achieving short-term and long-term strategic objectives
Manage and negotiate transactions directly with counterparties, including their management and principals as well as their advisors - investment banks, law firms, etc.
Continuously analyze the Company's competitive environment by gathering intelligence on investors and competition and take appropriate measures to secure and increase the market share
Provide day-to-day leadership and management for the Company towards building an efficient and effective system
Collaborate with management to develop and implement plans for efficient operation of the company - systems, processes, and talents required to actualize the growth objectives of the organization
Manage performance of all team members Interns, Analysts and Associates by delegating and reviewing their work while promoting a culture of collaboration in the team
Mentor and guide Analysts and Associates in building simple and complex models, valuation and in-depth quantitative analyses in connection with clients’ mandates
Oversee preparation and review of pitch books and other marketing materials, including information memoranda, management and Board presentations
Maintain thorough knowledge of current trends in various sectors of the economy
Adhere to and promote the firm’s core values of integrity, teamwork and entrepreneurship, and culture of innovation within the Investment Banking team
A Bachelor’s degree and an MBA or Masters in a related field
10 years’ investment banking experience in reputable investment banks with 3-5 years as a team lead
Relevant professional qualifications or certifications
Proven in-depth experience in the firm’s focus industries (Agriculture, Power, Oil &Gas,Technology, FMCG and Financial Services) and new product development areas(Project Finance or Structured Finance) will be a clear advantage
SEC sponsorship would be considered good advantage
Skills & Competences
The ideal Candidate should be able to demonstrate :
Outstanding organizational and leadership skills
Ability to think strategically
Detail-oriented with exceptional critical thinking, problem-solving and decision-making abilities
Top-notch skills in Microsoft Office suite particularly Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Excellent at financial modelling, valuation and financial statement analysis
Great communicator with exceptional writing, verbal and interpersonal skills
Ability to lead a variety of projects simultaneously, multitask, take initiative, work independently and with others in a fast-paced, research driven environment
Very good understanding of the Nigerian capital markets, the Nigerian Securities and
Exchange Commission rules and the Nigerian and global business environment