Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the positions of
Reporting to the Manager: Investments, the Investment Officer is responsible to assist in the implementation of the Bank’s Credit and Equity Investment Policy by identifying, attracting and assisting in the execution of the relevant complex, strategic, significant debt and equity investment opportunities for the Bank and to perform the day-to-day management of the Bank’s Project Preparation Fund and Equity Portfolio.
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS
§ Support the Manager: Investments in the management of the Bank’s equity investment portfolio to ensure accurate information is available for decision-making purposes related to the equity investment portfolio of the Bank.
§ Participate in further investigation, due diligence and other assessments of projects during the identification, generation, structuring and motivation of large structured financing opportunities.
§ Review each equity investment project according to the guidelines provided by the Equity Investment Framework and prepare the relevant investment memoranda, project proposals and submissions for the relevant decision-making body within the Bank.
§ Assist with strategizing and implementing methods, such as developing Public-Private Partnerships, to attract relevant new equity investments.
§ Monitor and control equity investments and determine the performance requirements of the investment project in terms of the Framework.
§ Participate in multi-sector teams to build or arrange relevant projects, from concept note through to project design, project preparation, due diligence, feasibility and implementation, and taking a leading role in flagging and resolving implementation issues, whilst also coordinating external input into the project execution process.
§ Support the Manager: Investment in the management of the Project Preparation Fund (PPF) by conducting further investigation, due diligence and other assessments for any identified project to bene t under the PPF.
§ Prepare relevant reports, memoranda and recommendations in the appropriate format and within given deadlines to keep the relevant authorities informed of the performance of equity investment portfolio, status of the deal ow and PPF and other relevant matters.
§ Analyse, review, recommend and drive the approval of equity investment proposals, strategically structured loan transactions and syndicated loans as well as PPF proposals for credit approval.
§ Perform all relevant administrative duties in the unit, including coordinating the disbursement process, monitoring and reporting on the progress of transactions, and appropriate records and status updates of all transactions bene ting from the PPF.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
§ Bachelor’s degree in Finance or any other relevant analytical degree.
§ A minimum of 4 years’ work experience in a financial environment with exposure to financial modelling, analysis of financial statements and experience with the structuring of financial transactions, and proven business generation track record.
§ CFA or CIMA qualification and registration is preferred.
§ Computer literacy, specifically in MS Excel. Must have experience in computerised accounting system, preferably SAP.
§ Advanced analytical and evaluation skills with an attention to detail.
§ Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
The DBN offers market related remuneration packages commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applications are invited from Namibian citizens. Interested candidates should forward resumés, which should include three contactable references, in strictest confidence to:
The closing date for applications is Friday, 2 June 2017.
Applicants who do not receive any response within three weeks after the closing date must accept that their applications were not considered favourably. The Bank regrets that it cannot return documents.