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  • Posted: Nov 20, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    MECS delivers an integrated HR management solution to a domestic and international client base, with in-house expertise that enables the management of a workforce around six key services: contractual manpower, recruitment, HR & IR management, payroll bureau services, project logistics, and employee benefits programs.

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    Investment Officer - Contract


    • An Honours Degree in Finance/Banking/Economics/Engineering and related fields;
    • A post-graduate qualification such as CA, CFA or MBA would be a strong advantage;
    • At least 5 years’ experience in project finance and private equity with a proven track record in project origination, appraisal and deal closure or Structured Finance transactions in a financial institution;
    • Proven experience in Financial Modelling, Financial Analysis, Due Diligence Investigations, financial structuring, valuation and risk identification and mitigation;
    • Understanding of project and commercial agreements such as off take agreements, EPC/M contracts, operations and maintenance agreements, shareholder agreements, CTA, inter-creditor and facility.


    • Solicit appropriate investment opportunities and conduct initial screening of projects in terms of the Fund’s investment policies.
    • Undertake and present full appraisals of debt and equity transactions to the Fund’s various decision-making Committees.
    • Ensure deal closure by taking responsibility for optimal financial, institutional and legal structuring
    • Coordinate with the legal team for the conclusion of transaction agreements.
    • Provide innovative and flexible financial structures for complex transactions.
    • Identify opportunities to initiate viable projects, project origination through the facilitation of project preparation, scoping, feasibility studies, and business plans with the intention of closing investment deals.
    • Perform valuations of investee companies.
    • Identifying the exit opportunity and timing, and assisting in the exit from equity portfolio investments.
    • Support the Chief Investment Officer and Chief Executive Officer in drafting and presentation of reports, evaluations, plans, etc. related to the business.
    • Develop and maintain relationships with a broad spectrum of project finance funders and private equity institutions, which should include local and international institutions, commercial banks, development finance institutions, ECAs and multi-lateral agencies
    • Undertake continuous research and provide recommendations on significant developments, emerging opportunities and challenges in the areas of responsibility.

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