Executive Director at Leap29

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  • Company: Leap29
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Kenya
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Job Description

Leap29 are a global recruitment business, providing recruitment solutions in Construction & Engineering, Oil & Gas, Legal, Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical, Finance and IT worldwide. Our comprehensive range of solutions focuses on enabling our clients to achieve their objectives. Established for over 15 years, with 6 global offices, Leap29 offers its solutions in 89 countries. Our focus and commitment to delivery means that 97% of our customers use our service time and time again and over 62% of those have continued to work with us for us for over 5 years.

Our Client is a leading FCA-regulated Investment Bank operating across frontier and emerging markets with office globally, they are a fast-growing firm with a particular focus on Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East and North Africa as well as continued interest in Central Asia and Latin America.

They are looking to expand their team in Nairobi and hire an Executive Director to help manage existing fund activities and accelerate growth. The role will require a common understanding with the senior management and funds business objectives and presumes a readiness to collaborate with peers and to delegate responsibility to subordinates, if in the better interests of the Firm and the Fund.

The fund has been particularly designed to support small-scale Independent Power Producers (IPPs), mini-grids and captive power projects by providing various debt products, including corporate and project loans, construction/bridge loans and mezzanine finance, in both hard and local currencies.

Core responsibilities include;

Fund Management

  • Be accountable to the Manager for the business functions within the scope of the role.
  • Support the investment management of FEI as a senior member of the team

Deal Execution

  • Oversee and manage investments, including deal negotiation, due diligence, project structuring, financial structuring, Investment Committee approval processes, deal documentation, conditions to disbursement, and life-of-deal portfolio management (including project monitoring and debt restructuring if needed).

Portfolio Risk Management

  • Support the Manager of FEI by ensuring that effective governance and appropriate risk management is in place for the Fund.

Business Development

  • Undertake deal origination and business development for the fund within region or by product type, as agreed mutually with the Manager.

If you think you would be a good fit for this Executive Director role, please get in touch.

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Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 31 October. 2021
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