Investment Officer job at Kenya Climate Ventures (KCV)
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Vacancy title:
Investment Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Kenya Climate Ventures (KCV)

Deadline of this Job:
30 July 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, July 08, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Investment Officer

Your Role and Responsibilities
As an Investment Officer, you will lead deal origination, evaluation and presentation for investment decision, and contribute to the overall vision and direction of KCV as a member of the management team. Reporting to the Investment Manager, the Investment Officer will be assigned to a specific investment/ financing segment, either early stage investment / financing or growth stage investment/ financing.

You will;
• Lead a team of investment Analysts and review/ evaluate investment opportunities in order to prioritize, build consensus for investments and achieve set goals;
• Source and originate deals, coordinating investment appraisal, due diligence, investment negotiation, value creation and exit strategies;
• Coordinate the due diligence process;
• Prepare propositions, presentations and reports for the Investment Committee;Deal execution including valuation, structuring and negotiating terms, management of advisors through to completion;
• Lead assess, document and coordinate delivery of pre – investment support required by selected investment pipeline.
• Document, validate and update with the operational environment and continuously seek ways to improve and expand reliable pipeline for KCV to invest.
• Contribute to a system of deriving knowledge and understanding of investors’ appetite relevant to KCV’s portfolio, building relationships and educating them about KCV portfolio and followon investment opportunities;
• Identify potential investor networks within target industry verticals with the capability to invest; and
• Establish and deepen relationships with venture capital/private equity firms and intermediaries.

Do you have what is takes?
For this role, the qualifications include;
• 3 – 5 years investments experience in venture capital, private equity, corporate venturing ideally in an early stage investment fund, in a financial, commercial or fundraising role, investment professional in an impact or private equity fund;
• Bachelors degree in Finance or related field
• Master’s degree is an added advantage;
• CFA certification is an added advantage;
• Demonstrable understanding of venture investment and end to end investment cycle;
• Over 3 years’ experience in financial analysis and financial modeling.
• Strong analytical skills, including interpreting investment industry statements, research and operational analysis;
• A strong business perspective, preferably with experience working in a financial institution or development financing institution.
• Experience with investments within the focus areas of renewable energy, water, commercial forestry, agribusiness and waste management.
• Must possess good understanding of SGBs financing and support, private sector.
• Must possess understanding of climate financing.
• Experience with enterprises which apply climate lens, gender lens and/ or refugee lens investment
• A good understanding of rural and/or financial services markets in Kenya;
• Strong leadership and influencing skills;
• Entrepreneurial individual with unquestionable integrity.
• Proven experience in industry stakeholders’ management, relationship building skills with strong networks across sectors including funding agencies and impact investors;
• Possess excellent command of the English language skills both writing and speaking;
• Must possess excellent planning, organization and management skills;
• Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills, with a good aptitude for and transparency, patience and perseverance.
• Experience working in Sub Saharan Africa is an added advantage.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Interested candidates are invited to send their up to date CV with their contact details, details of current and expected remuneration, the names of three referees and a cover letter demonstrating how you meet our requirements to . The email subject should refer to the position being applied for. Closing date for applications is 30th July 2022. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Kenya Climate Ventures is an equal opportunity employer.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 30 July 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 08-07-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 08-07-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 08-07-2065
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