Job Vacancy – Venture & Investment Analyst

Department: Venture FinancingJob Title: Venture & Investment AnalystIndustry: Venture Capital
Report To:  Founder/ CEOLocation: Wuse, AbujaSlot: 1
Responsibilities The ideal candidate will (but not limited to): Deal Sourcing: Actively source and identify potential investment opportunities by scanning the market, attending industry events, and networking with entrepreneurs, incubators, and other stakeholders.Due Diligence: Conduct thorough due diligence on potential investment targets, including analyzing financial statements, assessing market potential, evaluating business models, and identifying risks and opportunities.Financial Analysis: Develop and maintain financial models to assess the financial performance and projections of potential investment opportunities, including revenue forecasts, cash flow analysis, and valuation metrics.Market Research: Conduct market research and competitive analysis to understand industry trends, market dynamics, and competitive landscapes relevant to potential investment opportunities.Investment Recommendation: Prepare investment memos and presentations summarizing key findings, analysis, and recommendations for potential investment opportunities, and present these to investment decision-makers.Portfolio Management: Assist in managing the existing investment portfolio by monitoring the performance of portfolio companies, tracking key metrics, and identifying areas for value creation and operational improvement.Support Portfolio Companies: Provide support and guidance to portfolio companies post-investment, including connecting them with resources, facilitating strategic partnerships, and assisting with growth initiatives.Networking and Relationship Building: Cultivate and maintain relationships with entrepreneurs, venture capital firms, industry experts, and other stakeholders to stay informed about market trends, investment opportunities, and potential partnerships.Industry Research: Stay updated on emerging technologies, market trends, and industry developments relevant to the venture capital ecosystem, and provide insights to the team.Collaboration: Collaborate with team members across various functions, including investment, legal, and operations, to facilitate seamless deal execution and portfolio management processes.Reporting: Prepare regular reports and updates on investment activities, portfolio performance, and market trends for internal stakeholders and investors.Continuous Learning: Stay abreast of best practices in venture capital, financial analysis, and industry-specific knowledge through continuous learning, networking, and professional development opportunities.  
Requirement B.Sc. in Business Administration, Business Management Accountancy, Economics, or related field.Minimum of 3 years experience as a Venture & Investment Analyst or similar role.   Good understanding of digital business models combined with the analytical skill set for data-based evaluationInterest in high-growth startups, venture capital and private equity or other fast-paced environments within investment banking, strategy consulting or later-stage      Salary: N100,000-150,000 (Negotiable based on experienceRequired Competencies   Team spirit; strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders.Good understanding of product specifications and user psychology.Self-starter with superior work ethic and uncompromising personal integrityHighly analytical with an interest in sifting through, and identifying trends within, large volumes of data Basic understanding of financial modeling and accountingDemonstrated ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment with limited supervision (including proactively seeking guidance when needed)Passionate about personal development and career mentorshipWants to be part of a highly collaborative team, where we all strive to win togetherExcellent interpersonal and networking skills with an ability to develop and maintain effective business relationships.
Mode of Application: Interested and qualified candidates should send their CVs to: using Venture & Investment Analyst as the email subject. Note:  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Application Closing Date: 22nd March, 2024.

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