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  • Posted: Nov 10, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Leap29 are a global recruitment business, providing recruitment solutions in Construction & Engineering, Oil & Gas, Legal, Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical, Finance and IT worldwide. Our comprehensive range of solutions focuses on enabling our clients to achieve their objectives. Established for over 15 years, with 6 global offices, Leap29 offers i...
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    Investment Manager

    My client is an international investment manager with dedicated private equity funds focused on renewable energy investments across Africa and Asia, with a project portfolio that includes hydro, solar, wind, biomass and geothermal assets. By joining my client you will become a part of a hands-on investor culture where you will take an active role in the development, construction and operations of the firms investments. We are looking for an investment manager to join the team in Nairobi which is currently managing investments across Uganda, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Ghana, Tanzania and Cameroon whilst also actively seeking to expand its operations into other jurisdictions.

    You will have the opportunity to work along side a highly skilled team of investment professionals as well as having access to some of the leaders in the IPP and utility space. You will;

    • Source prospective investments in line with company strategy.
    • Conduct due diligence activities in cooperation with other BE function, in order to analyze all relevant aspects of the project and advise BE senior management.
    • Build or supervise the construction of financial model for each project and manage the analysis of the project based on that model.
    • Build and maintain relationships with local stakeholders, partners and suppliers.
    • Manage key aspects of local project development land, permitting and licenses.
    • Lead the individual investments through the BE investment process including submission to BE management and Investment Committee of relevant papers, updates and reports.
    • Manage the task budgets and investment spending in line with Investment Committee approval.
    • Negotiate with developers and project partners key commercial terms and shareholder agreements and manage such relationships.
    • Negotiate project documents PPA, IA, finance agreements, etc.
    • Cooperate with engineering function on the feasibility studies, EPC, O&M, power evacuation and insurance arrangements.


    • 7+ years professional experience (Origination, transaction, negotiations, financial analysis, financial valuation, data analysis, energy sector and/or project finance modelling).
    • Strong interest in data management
    • Experience in renewable energy
    • Personable and articulate
    • Fluent in English, additional language skill favourable (preferably French, Kiswahili or other African language skills)

    Method of Application

    If you are interested in the above information, think you could be a good fit for this investment manager role and would like to find out more, please submit your application or reach out to me on [email protected]

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