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Associate Director Job in Kenya

Equity Investment Bank Limited (“EIB”) is a fully owned subsidiary of Equity Group Holdings Limited. 

EIB was launched in 2009 to support the ever growing advisory and funding needs of Corporates & SMEs. 

EIB is licensed by the Capital Markets Authority (“CMA”) and is also a member firm of the Nairobi Securities Exchange (“NSE”). 

The products and services offered include: Corporate Finance & Advisory, Brokerage and Asset & Wealth Management.
EIB has a diverse range of clients from State Owned Enterprises, Public Companies and Private Companies looking to structure and execute both debt & equity financing. 

Our team has extensive experience executing both public and private placements. 

Currently, Equity Investment Bank Limited is seeking additional talent to serve in the roles outlined below:
Associate Director
The Position: To lead and oversee Mergers & Acquisitions and Debt Capital Markets transactions in Corporate Finance Division within Equity Investment Bank. 

The Associate Director will be in charge of the senior associate, associate and analyst.

Key Responsibilities
Mergers & Acquisitions, Equities & Debt Transactions (30%)
  • Spearhead all M&A, Equities & Debt related opportunities and engagements including origination
  • Train direct reports to get them to the same level of competency in the subject including financial modelling
  • Increase profitability of EIB through expansion of EIB’s M&A, Equities & Debt Products Division
Business Development & Client Relationships (40 %)
  • Grow business by introducing new clients and potential collaboration partners (PE Funds, Investment Banks, DFIs, etc.)
  • Manage relationships with existing clients to ensure client satisfaction and repeat businesses
  • Positively and broadly market EIB
  • Monitor competition and market and advise EIB on how to position itself in order to achieve its business and financial objectives
  • Increase profitability through deal pipeline growth and expedient deal execution
  • Bring ideas to the table that will lead to the establishment of new business lines within EIB
  • Be fully involved in research and financial modeling functions which are both critical in client/ potential client engaging, updating and briefing
  • Increase profitability of EIB through expansion of EIB’s business units including dealing, corporate advisory and capital raising
  • Create strategies towards regional growth
Staff Management (20%)
  • Advice and implement operational plans and procedures to enhance and improve efficiency in EIB operations
  • Implement EIB’s business strategies and policies to ensure achievement of both business and financial targets
  • Actively participate and support all initiatives introduced within EIB to enhance overall performance of the company
  • Prepare reports and do analysis for research to identify any potential market entry points
Education & Experience:
  • Master’s Degree in a business related field e.g. MBA
  • CFA or CPA (K)
  • 5 years’ working experience in an Investment Banking environment, with sound exposure to Mergers & Acquisition and Fixed Income Products
  • Management level experience
Technical skills
  • Valuation & Financial Modeling: Knowledge of financial modeling and various valuation methodologies. Also to be well versed with Investment Banking operations, policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of Banking and Business Operations: Well round knowledge of all the Bank’s operations and processes and excellent knowledge of Bank policies and procedures. Also to be well versed with Investment Banking operations, policies and procedures
  • Risk Management: Ability to anticipate and mitigate risk by developing appropriate Risk Management policies for the Investment Bank
  • Conceptual and Analytical Skills: Ability to quickly grasp and understand systems and principles and pay great attention to detail
  • Technology Skills: Knowledge of various Investment Banking applications and spreadsheets as well as knowledge of performing competent research
  • Fixed Income Securities: Knowledge of fixed income securities and on various pricing methodologies that will inform trading in such securities
  • Compliance and Regulatory Framework: Top notch understanding of the regulatory issues, reporting and operational requirement as provided by CMA, NSE, IRA, RBA etc.
Personal Attributes
  • Results and Achievement Oriented: Strives to achieve results, enjoys measuring others, being measured, and being judged on performance standards and those of others he leads
  • Personal Ethics: Must be honest, fair, just but firm with himself, and of high integrity
  • Negotiation Skills: Must be a good negotiator, particularly in changing behavior and work practices but always strive to Win/Win
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills: Well developed oral and report-writing skills, ability to work with, lead and build motivated teams
  • Human Resources Management Skills: Leadership Skills, Team Building and ability to train, develop and mentor staff
If you meet the above requirements, please submit your application together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, quoting the job you are applying for by 11th March 2016.

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Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Equity Investment Bank is an equal opportunity employer. 

We value the diversity of individuals, ideas, perspectives, insights, values and what they bring to the workplace.

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