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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

February 29, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Since 2015, FSD Uganda has worked closely with financial market actors to facilitate the development of a more competitive, robust and inclusive financial sector that meets the needs for everyone, especially the unserved and underserved

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Job Title

Investment Officer, Deal Flow Facility job at FSD Uganda

Job Description

About this role
The Deal Flow Facility (DFF) aims to facilitate successful debt and equity transactions by matching potential investors and investees. The Investment Officer, plays a pivotal role in creating an efficient due diligence process and identifying investment-worthy enterprises for admission into the DFF's capacity-building program. The Job holder serves as an in-house expert, conducting initial diagnostic assessments and evaluations to identify suitable enterprises.

Duties and Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategy Development and Execution: Develop and implement strategies, program agendas, engagement activities, and effective cohort programs to achieve the objectives of the DFF.

  • With the support of the Portfolio Relationship Manager, build comprehensive methods and processes around enterprise information access and enterprise value creation as part of the DFF.

  • Responsible for due diligence and analysis on prospective companies that will be recruited into the DFF or directly matched to debt/equity investors.

  • With the other members of the DFF and FSD Uganda team, contribute towards development of capacity-building modules and programs for DFF enterprises. This will include supporting the building of a standardised business curriculum (with modules), tools and materials.

  • Program Management and Delivery: Play a pivotal role in creating an efficient due diligence process and identifying investment-worthy enterprises for admission into the DFF's capacity-building program.

  • Undertake due diligence and capacity needs assessment of DFF applicants.

  • Share analyses of due diligence with enterprises for finalisation and onward sharing with investors to gauge interest.

  • Educate enterprises, especially the leadership of companies that have not raised equity, on the investment process Support the development of a standardised business curriculum (with modules) including tools and materials.

  • Thought Leadership: Support with the development and implementation of effective influencing, advocacy and communication strategies that will support the private sector and policy goals of this facility.

  • Build analyses around enterprises, including the challenges faced in capital raising to inform policymakers, ecosystem supporters with the aim of building a more enabling environment for businesses. .

  • Lead analyses around challenges that investors face in investing in Uganda.

  • Specifications for the Role

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Qualifications and Competencies

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or a related field.

  • Advanced degree such as a Master of Business Administration (MBA)

  • Professional certifications such as Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Certified Chartered Accountant (ACCA), or similar qualifications will be an added advantage

  • Relevant Experience:

  • Minimum of five years in private equity, venture capital, investment banking, or capital markets is required

  • Background in financial analysis and modelling

  • Previous experience in providing business advisory services is strongly preferred

  • Critical Technical Skills & Knowledge:

  • Ability to deliver and communicate complex issues clearly and succinctly, and in a compelling manner

  • Deeply curious and excited to engage with a variety of stakeholders including policymakers, investors, DFIs, and more

  • Ability to establish a strong rapport and build relationships across the local entrepreneurial ecosystem

  • Self-motivated, confident, energetic, team player, and creative

  • Excellent spoken and written English language communication skills


Behavioural Competencies or Character:

  • Initiative & Decisiveness - Level 2

  • Innovation & Value Addition - Level 2

  • Drive for Results - Level 2

  • Relationship Building - Level 2

  • Communication & Influencing for Impact - Level 2

  • Thought Leadership - Level 2

  • Learning & Resourcefulness - Level 2

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How to Apply

Send your CV to fsducareers@fsduganda.or.ug

The email subject line should read Application for the Investment Officer - DFF Position. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

FSDU is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people with disabilities and others that fit the profile above are encouraged to apply.

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