Business Associate

Babban Gona is hiring a Business Associate, a professional with experience in raising capital through different channels including but not limited to the capital markets, commercial debt, and impact investment funds.

ABOUT THE POSITION

Reports to: Managing Director

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Suggested start date: Immediately

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with Managing Director to Fundraise for portfolio companies

  • Develop and implement the company’s investor relations plan

  • Pitch Nigeria’s first social impact bond to new investors both nationally and internationally

  • Build and maintain investor portfolio

  • Prepare quarterly investor statements highlighting the financial and social impact

  • Serve as the key point of contact for the investment community

  • Oversee the production of all annual reports and management accounts

  • Organize conferences, roadshows, earnings conference calls, and investor meetings

  • Provide feedback to management regarding the investment community’s perception of how the company is being managed, and their view of its financial and impact results

QUALIFICATIONS & CHARACTERISTICS

  • Bachelor degree specializing in Finance, Business Administration, Economics

  • At least 3 years of fundraising experience via the capital markets

  • Strong leadership and management skills

  • Proven financial, analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to interpret financial reports

  • Strong communication and business application skills

  • Excellent written and verbal skills, relationship-building skills in the investment community

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well in a team

  • Strong and demonstrated passion for social development and impact investment

  • Client facing

  • Fluency in English

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salary and benefits are competitive, commensurate with experience.

All interested candidates send a resume and cover letter to [email protected] Subject line: Business Associate.