Investments Director.
Johannesburg., ZA
4d ago

Sector : Executive

Summary : This is an opportunity for a seasoned Private Equity professional to join a rapidly growing Wealth Fund. As a senior member of the executive team this role will have a responsibility to contribute to the development of the Fund’s investment strategy, policies, guidelines and systems.

Qualification required :

  • Successful candidate will be an MBA Graduate from a top tier university;
  • Professional qualifications from recognised institutions;
  • Executive certification will be advantageous.
  • Experience required :

  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in project development and management, corporate finance, financial management & economic analysis;
  • 10 years’ Private Equity experience with exposure to large scale investing in Logistics, Manufacturing, Resources, Tourism and Culture sectors globally;
  • A track record in setting and developing new projects;
  • Substantial experience and proven success track record in large scale investing.
  • Skills required;
  • Highly developed business acumen with the ability to identify profitable investment opportunities;
  • Excellent negotiating skills with the ability to interact with counterparties and business partners at Board level.
  • Main responsibilities will include :

  • Identification and effective perusal of eligible project investments;
  • Effective management of the investee projects and companies;
  • Regular reporting and presenting to the CIO, CEO, the Investment Committee, the Executive Committee and the Board;
  • Manage, promote and enhance relationships with counterparts, advisors and business partners;
  • Managing the process of appointing and working with outside advisors including drawing their terms of reference and evaluation of proposals and negotiation with the preferred advisor;
  • Preparing a full and comprehensive report on identified investment opportunities and for obtaining the Fund’s approval for the related investment decisions;
  • Implementing systems and procedures for managing, and monitoring the performance of the investee projects and companies;
  • Formulating proposals on the Fund’s participation in the management of the investee projects and companies for approval by the CIO, CEO, Investment Committee, Executive Committee or the Board as applicable;
  • Formulating recommendations for taking corrective actions in respect of the investee projects and companies;
  • Formulating and implementing the exit strategy including the identification of potential buyers, negotiations, drafting divestment agreement.
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