GroFin is an international award winning specialized financier and provider of business support to small and growing businesses requiring between US$100,000-1.5million in finance. We have an existing client base across Africa and the Middle East, the internal capacity, and the market know how to help local business owners succeed. We provide a strategic blend of tailored finance and ongoing business support which increases the success rate of the companies in which we invest, extends their financial base, and generates positive socioeconomic impact.
The role’s key purpose is to create sustainable impact through serving entrepreneurs in the SME sector with risk capital and business support, helping them to realise their full business potential and achieve long- term success. The investment manager delivers tangible value to the SME clients and by doing so, achieves financial and impact returns on his/her transactions. A secondary purpose is to develop and share within the GroFin network knowledge and expertise in SME investment and support, including lessons learnt.
Deal Origination: Identify, develop and maintain deal referral networks
Transaction development : Analyse and thoroughly verify and cross reference key assumptions underpinning the business plan; Build the financial model and conduct a proper risk assessment;
Structure viable transactions in line with the GroFin investment and pricing policy and product parameters; Draft high quality, focused and concise screening and finance reports that allow for efficient decision making within agreed time frames
SGB sustainability & growth: Support the client in developing and implementing a robust business plan, financial plan and risk assessment and mitigation plan; Facilitate business linkages. Provide access to markets and business opportunities. Maintain a network of SME service providers; Leverage GroFin’s expertise effectively for clients benefit
Interested and qualified? Go to GroFin career website on www.linkedin.com to apply