Group Chief Investment & Business Development Officer at KPMG

  • Marketing ,Accounting, Auditing & Finance ,Sales
  • Full time
  • 4 weeks ago
  • Lagos ,other
  • Job Qualifications BA/BSc/HND
  • Number of vacancies 1 opening
  • Job experience 20 years

Job Description

Ref #: xx02

Overview

  • In line with the Company’s decision to ensure key roles are filled by qualified candidates with high quality hands-on experience and leadership skills, the Company is looking for an exceptional Group Chief Investment & Business Development Officer.

The Opportunity

  • Reporting to the Group Managing Director, the Group Chief Investment & Business Development Officer will be responsible for investment decisions across the Group including due diligence, capital raising, mergers and acquisitions etc. He/she will drive the optimal performance of the Group’s investment portfolio in line with the Group’s strategic goals and objectives.
  • The candidate will also be responsible for identifying and converting new business opportunities for the Group to maximize revenue generation.

The Role

  • Develop and implement a growth focused strategy which will increase and diversify the Group’s investment portfolio
  • Oversee the development of financial models for forecasting/ testing the robustness of the Group’s investment strategy and ensure periodic updates to the investment strategy where required
  • Ensure Risk Management is integrated into the whole investment and business development planning process (from strategy to operation) across the Group
  • Identify potential clients and investors/ partners for revenue generation opportunities for the Group and drive collaboration across the organisation for identified business opportunities
  • Provide oversight and direction; lead investment teams; complete all fund transactions and effectively maintain the Group’s investment portfolio ensuring a balanced approach across all asset classes
  • Develop short-term and long-term investment plans; and identify/recommend new business and investment opportunities to support the Group’s growth
  • Lead and support significant pursuits to ensure bids and business opportunities are converted, working with business partners across the Group
  • Identify new business opportunities – including new markets, growth areas, trends, products and services to drive the growth of Group’s portfolio
  • Ensure continuous research to stay abreast of the economy, global financial markets, and general current events
  • Identify transactions, investment structures and hedging opportunities to maximise Group-wide’s financial and strategic investment benefits

About You

  • As the ideal candidate, you will need to be a strategic thinker with a high level of commercial acumen and a track record of managing mixed asset investment portfolios & securing financing for new business ventures.
  • In addition, a good understanding of Enterprise Risk Management and the ability to address and analyse problems; and anticipate, interpret & develop strategic responses to issues.
  • To be successful in this role, you must have strong knowledge of all asset classes and various investment products and an understanding/ proficiency in fixed income and equity investments

Key Qualifications / Requirements

  • Minimum of a first degree in Accounting, Finance, or any related discipline;
  • Relevant professional certifications e.g. Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACA) or its equivalent is required;
  • Minimum of 20 years cognate experience, with at least 10 years in a Senior Management position within Private Equity (Investment) or Banking (M&A, corporate finance) interfacing with the Executive team and Financial partners.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to KPMG on kpmgng.avature.net to apply
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