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Vacancies at Sahel Capital Partners Limited

Sahel Capital Partners Limited is a financial services company based out of Mill St, London, United Kingdom.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Risk Manager

Location: Lagos

Responsibilities

  • Designing and implementing an overall risk management process for the fund and portfolio companies
  • Performing a risk assessment: analysing current risks and identifying potential risks to which the Fund and portfolio companies are exposed.
  • Performing a risk evaluation: evaluating previous handling of risks, and comparing potential risks with criteria set out
  • Building risk awareness amongst staff by providing support and training within the company.
  • Conducting policy and compliance audits and risk reporting tailored to audience.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Must have a relevant bachelor’s degree with strong academic performance. A relevant M.Sc. and CFA are strong pluses.
  • 5+ years experience in a leading risk management position of investment funds in sub-Saharan Africa. Experience should include managing currency and commodity risks.
  • Substantive work experience across West Africa, and in Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, and/or Senegal.
  • Experience in the food and agricultural sector is a strong plus.

Job Title: Vice President

Location: Lagos

Responsibilities

  • To support the firm in the deal origination and development of a strong pipeline of investment opportunities
  • Lead deal screening of potential investment opportunities and recommend opportunities to the Investment Committee (IC)
  • Coordinate due diligence for new investments
  • Negotiate term sheets and definitive agreements of target companies
  • Support the team in monitoring and value creation processes for portfolio companies
  • Lead exit processes for portfolio companies

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Must have a relevant bachelor’s degree with strong academic performance. An MBA from a respected institution is a strong plus.
  • 10+ years of work experience in private equity, investment banking, and/or management consulting.
  • 7+ years investment experience with equity, debt, and mezzanine transactions.
  • Substantive work experience across West Africa, and in particular Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, and/or Senegal.
  • Fluency in both English and French.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV with the title “Risk Manager” to: recruiting@sahelcp.com

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