Investment Officer

Job Summary

Our client a player in the finance industry needs an Investment Officer. The ideal candidate will be responsible for investing activities globally, including deal sourcing, analysis/diligence, transaction closing/process management, and post-investment support within the group. The role will be highly entrepreneurial and analytical, spanning emerging market investing, consulting/management, and financial inclusion.

Job Title:                    Investment Officer

Location:                    Lagos

Job Type:                   Full Time

Industry:                    Finance/

Department:              Institutional Banking

Reporting Line: Report to ED, Institutional Banking and Supervises Investment Team


  • Work to source, negotiate, manage, and sell equity investments.
  • Prepare detailed financial models, projections, and valuations to analyse equity investment opportunities.
  • Origination and execution of investment projects in relevant areas
  • Provide strategic support for portfolio companies, such as developing suitable alliances, raising new debt and equity, and providing input on strategic initiatives.
  • Develop a strong pipeline of good quality finance opportunities or investments, Venture capital and social impact private equity funds through anticipating market trends and employing sector/regional knowledge.
  • Identify, undertake, coordinate, and manage the necessary due diligence of banking, Private Equity, Venture Capital/impact fund, and other financial intermediation projects applying debt, equity, guarantees, and related Bank products.
  • Undertake financial analysis, financial modeling, and risk analysis on projects and apply appraisal tools such as Environment Social and Governance (ESG), Asset and Management Liability (AML), development outcomes.
  • Prepare project appraisal reports for presentation to executive management and the Board of Directors.


Core Skills:

  • Good presentation skills
  • Financial analysis
  • Data analysis

Generic Skills:

  • Stakeholder Management
  • Integrity
  • Pro-activity
  • Detail orientation
  • Interpersonal
  • Time Management
  • Organization


  • First degree or its equivalent in finance and accounting discipline
  • 5 – 8 years of relevant experience in corporate or project financing
  • Experience in structuring comprehensive solutions across financial products using debt, private equity, and funds.
  • Professional Membership in related field is an added advantage.

Qualified candidates should send their application and curriculum vitae using the role as the subject to before September 22, 2023.

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