Position title
Infrastructure Fund Manager (Structured Finance)

Joint responsibility for portfolio management. Implements finance-able transaction structures and prepares and consolidates terms sheets and financing documentation. Manages a pipeline of bankable infrastructure transactions, evaluates prospective transactions for investment, and monitors portfolio investments in line with approved investment policies and guidelines.

  • Develops medium and long-term strategies and action plans to improve the quality of pipeline deals and investment portfolios.
  • Develops investment policies and procedures to maximize returns for investors.
  • Anchors deal origination, including deal identification, project analyses, financial appraisals, screening, preselection, and development of pipeline projects in line with approved investment strategies and guidelines.
  • Drives day-to-day engagements with sponsors, independent specialist consultants, and developers to build a pipeline of high-quality infrastructure projects.
  • Provides support to develop sector-specific product papers and financing structures.
  • Develops efficient investment processes and procedures.
  • Builds analytical tools and templates for use in standardizing project evaluation/appraisals.
  • Develops and reviews comprehensive financial models and performs financial modeling and scenario analysis on an ongoing basis.
  • Drives the implementation of investment appraisal processes and debt financing processes.
  • Coordinates the engagement of advisors and consultants and oversees the delivery of third-party advisory and consultancy services from time to time.
  • Conducts comprehensive due diligence and liaises with legal, tax, and other independent specialist consultants to negotiate protective and preferential terms.
  • Summarizes due diligence findings and prepares investment memoranda.
  • Anchors the valuation and structuring of infrastructure deals.
  • Anchors capital-raising activities, including preparation of investor presentations, pitch decks, teasers, and information memoranda.
  • Prepares and participates in drafting, marking up, and negotiating term sheets and working with appointed legal counsel toward converting signed term sheets into legal agreements.
  • Prepares key transaction documents and conducts research on a need basis.
  • Builds and manages a well-balanced infrastructure portfolio aimed at achieving target risk-adjusted returns of investors and provides up-to-date reports.
  • Liaises with the (infrastructure) risk management team to assess inherent portfolio risks to define mitigating strategies and assess risks on an ongoing basis.
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly, and periodic reports on fund performance and market view updates.
  • Establishes and nurtures relationships with financing counterparties, market participants, and government stakeholders.
  • Develops a distribution strategy for the Infrastructure Fund and cultivate key investor relationships.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or other related courses from a reputable and accredited university.
  • CFA certification.
  • Master’s degree is an advantage.
  • Professional certification in one of the following- ICAN, ACCA, or its equivalent is an added advantage.
Knowledge Requirements
  • Experience in the infrastructure sector is mandatory.
  • Experience in business advisory and negotiation of financings is an added advantage.
  • Experience with International project finance/infrastructure is an advantage.
  • Proven experience in managing capital-raising for infrastructure deals.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Minimum of 5- 10 years’ experience in project finance roles.
  • At least 2 years at senior level in developing and successfully closing deals across various key sectors.
  • Analyzing
  • Creating and Innovating
  • Delivering results and meeting customer expectations
  • Working with people
  • Writing and Reporting
  • Presenting and communicating information
  • Formulating strategies and concepts
  • Coping with pressures and setbacks
  • Planning and organizing
Employment Type
Job Location
Ikoyi, Lagos
Date posted
May 8, 2024
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