We are seeking a French-speaking Associate Partner/LBO to be part of a team of professionals making waves in the green energy market across Africa! Join a division with massive growth potential and over $1 billion of investments in Africa, including the wind and solar sectors. This is an awesome opportunity to grow your career on a global scale! This role is based in London or Paris, with extensive travel to South Africa and other African regions, so the prime candidate needs to be fluent in French and have a strong and extensive Pan-African network in Paris or London which will enable you to drive business to the South African division.
The ideal candidate needs to have Bachelor’s degree and ideally have a postgraduate degree, MBA, CA or CFA. You need to have 5 – 7 years of experience in leveraged finance or mezzanine debt, an excellent proven academic record, strong business acumen, notable leadership and mentoring abilities, and sound organisational and scheduling skills. You will be engaging with various stakeholders so exceptional communication and interpersonal skills are essential for this role!
Your key responsibilities include structuring, negotiating and investing in new mezzanine investments in Africa, reviewing legal agreements, managing an associate who will assist in all relevant operations, facilitating the reporting process to stakeholders regarding company portfolio performance, and overseeing the valuations of portfolio companies. You will need to conduct detailed assessments of new investment opportunities including drafting of term sheets and investment committee papers, financial modelling, supporting investment structuring, and due diligence review and investigation.
This is a seriously lucrative chance to take your professional career to the next level while contributing to sustainable investments across Africa. Don’t miss this, apply now!
- Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
- A postgraduate degree, MBA, CA or CFA is beneficial
- 5 – 7 years of experience in leveraged finance or mezzanine debt
- Leadership and mentoring abilities
- Excellent proven academic record
- Willing to travel to South Africa and other African regions
- Strong business acumen
Responsibilities include managing an associate who will assist in all relevant operations, structuring, negotiating and investing in new mezzanine investments in Africa, reviewing legal agreements, conducting detailed assessments of new investment opportunities, facilitating the reporting process to stakeholders regarding company portfolio performance, and overseeing the valuations of portfolio companies.
- Fluent in French
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Proficient in MS Office Suite
Who Is AltGen?
We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and environmental jobs in South Africa and Africa at large. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency based in Cape Town which focuses on developing careers for individuals in our niche space.
With an experienced and passionate team with over 100 years of combined experience, AltGen plays an integral role in the South African renewable energy and sustainability industry. We operate throughout the African continent in both anglophone and francophone regions and are rapidly expanding globally. With entities in South Africa, Kenya, and Mauritius, we have a direct impact on the continental energy industry.
Our recruitment agency focuses on jobs in: Solar | Wind | Renewable Energy | Biogas | Biomass | Energy Management | Energy Efficiency | Green Buildings | Green Tech | Photovoltaics | Solar Thermal | Energy Storage | Battery Systems | Off-grid | Hydro | CSP | CPV | IoT | AI | AgriTech | FinTech | Green Hydrogen
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