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Investment Professional at Verod Capital Management Limited

Employer : Verod Capital Management Limited

Location: Lagos, Lagos

Banking/Financial Services
Project Management
Until Jul 21, 2021

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Job Description:

Verod Capital (the “Firm” or “Verod”), founded in 2008, is a leading West African private equity firm that focuses on high-growth businesses in Anglophone West Africa, particularly Nigeria and Ghana. The firm invests in a range of industries including consumer products and services, education, agriculture, financial and business services with investments ranging from $10 million and $25 million. Our competitive edge arises from our unique approach of sourcing opportunities through proprietary research and a deep local network as well as offering hands-on support to partner (portfolio) companies to ensure sustainable and responsible value creation.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Investment Professional

Location: Lagos
Employment type: Full Time


  • The Investment Professional is a member of the firm’s Investment Team, supporting senior members of the team (Partners, VPs and Senior Managers) across the entire transaction lifecycle through financial analysis/modelling, risk reviews, market research, document preparation, management team and expert engagement, business development, project updates and review of financial and business reports.
  • The Investment Team also works with the Head of Investor Relations on LP engagement and the Finance Team on portfolio valuations and reporting.

Key Responsibilities

  • Track deal pipeline and conduct market research and outreach to facilitate origination efforts
  • Screen potential investment opportunities through extensive financial, operational and market analysis as well as financial modelling, to provide recommendations on opportunities to consider further
  • Assist in preparation and presentation of deal memos and recommendations to the Investment Committee
  • Provide support on and/or run parts of the transaction process (due diligence, negotiations, deal structuring, exits, etc)
  • Monitor and analyze key metrics of partner companies and provide support to management teams to execute on value creation plans
  • Support with reporting to and engagement with Fund investors

Key Requirements

  • A mature, responsible and resourceful individual with sound judgement and the ability to take initiative and problem-solve
  • High level oral and written communications skills and proven attention to detail
  • Ideally 5+ years’ experience in a PE, M&A, Investment Banking or Consulting role spent conducting financial and operational analysis and engaging with senior management teams
  • High proficiency with MS Office Suite especially Excel and Power Point
  • Advanced level modelling and financial analysis skills, including knowledge of operating models, detailed financial projections and various types of valuation and returns analysis
  • Good time management skills are a must for this role
  • Willingness to travel and work on-site at partner companies when required

Personal Attributes:

  • Self-motivated with an ability to work in a demanding, fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be able to exercise discretion and good judgment, with an ability to understand the effect of decisions in the company and partner companies.

Remuneration package will be highly competitive based on qualification, experience and profile of the candidate.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.


Company Name / Industry
Work Type
Work Type: full time
Industry: Banking/Financial Services
Job Function
Function: Project Management
Work Experience
Years of Experience: 2
Job Level
Job level: 4
Monthly Salary
Deadline of Application
Deadline: July 21, 2021


Contact Personnel

Name : Verod Capital Management Limited
Contact No. :

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