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Investment Officer at an Investment Company – Lead Enterprise Support Company Limited

Lead Enterprise Support Company Limited – Our client, an Investment company, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Investment Officer

Location: Lagos
Reporting Line: To the MD/CEO

Job Description

  • On behalf of our client, we are seeking to employ a well-organized and analytical Investment Officer (IO) to manage the company’s investment portfolio.
  • The IO will identify business opportunities; secure investments that promote the financial interests of the organization; provide insight and direction; lead investment teams; complete all fund transactions and effectively maintain portfolio developments.
  • The successful candidate must possess a sound understanding of all investment policies and guidelines, demonstrate excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and maintain a strong professional work ethic. Main accountabilities and Job responsibilities are as outlined below.

Main Accountabilities

  • Create effective and efficient Investment Processes
  • Make Investment Recommendations
  • Allocate Assets
  • Secure Third-Party Services
  • Build Teams

Job Responsibilities
Operations:

  • Establish effective and well-organized investment processes.
  • Lead the investment strategy unit within the company.
  • Manage investments for the company and its investee companies
  • Provide expert knowledge on all investment and financial activities for projects, and manage project portfolio
  • Write clear and well-informed investment recommendations based on thorough research and analysis.
  • Analyze all client requirements and determine appropriate investment strategies for the organization
  • Review quarterly financial statements and remain up-to-date with any important valuation or policy changes.
  • Perform regular administration duties for all investment files.
  • Provide an interface with Investment Committee and recommend new changes to existing investment policies and submit to management for approval.
  • Hire and train all employees in investment activities, evaluate performance and resolve all issues within the investment team.
  • Achieve annual investment targets

Reporting:

  • Organize regular investment portfolio reports and performance reviews, including quantitative and qualitative portfolio studies, and prepare a required report for management in accordance with company policies.
  • Prepare and submit all client reports to clients and management as per requirement.
  • Prepare weekly, monthly and annual reports for management as required.

Business Development:

  • Build new client relationships and help manage and uphold current client relationships.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge on all market securities plans and manage all portfolio management products.

Requirements/Core Skills

  • A Degree in Finance or a relevant field from an accredited institution.
  • Certification as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 5-8 years related work experience.
  • A minimum of 3 to 4 years in a leadership/supervisory role with strong experience leading, supervising and motivating a team of investment professionals.
  • Strategic thinker and proficient in decision-making.
  • Strong knowledge of return generation strategies
  • Strong knowledge of all asset classes
  • Strong knowledge of various investment products
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects
  • Ability to communicate effectively and in a professional manner.

Deadline: 25th September, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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