Date: 15th December 2019.
PCP Uganda Ltd (PCP) is a specialist agriculture investment firm that has been investing in small and medium sized East African agribusinesses since 2006. Our investments generate desired financial returns for our Funds Under Management while also creating significant social impact as pre-agreed with the Fund Investors.
PCP Uganda Ltd (‘PCP’) has deployed and managed agri-focused portfolios of SME companies in East and Southern Africa over the past 14 years. For more details and information about PCP activities, please visit our website (www.pearlcapital.net.). We are now recruiting for our Kampala office per below details:
Investment Manager Job description.
The Investment Manager should be a strong leader with good analytical and communication skills. Ability to develop and use existing networks towards identification of potential investments and also more importantly supporting the performance at portfolio companies at various growth stages, are core deliveries for this role.
In addition, she/he will play a supporting role in strategy development and implementation, consistent with the vision of PCP.
Key responsibilities of the Investment Manager Position include;
i Deal sourcing: Originate transactions of interest to the company (having both financial and social impact) through an active and structured industry focused deal sourcing strategy and networking abilities. ii Deal evaluation: Evaluate opportunities for investment, manage due diligence processes, assess investment risks and business plans appraisals iii Deal execution: business valuations, development and reviewing of investment documents, structuring and negotiating terms and management of parties involved through to completion of investment deals iv Post investment: Provision of management advisory and business development services to investees and development/implementation of post – investment action plans while maintaining relationships with SMEs v Marketing and public relations for the Pearl group and Yield Fund Uganda. vi Any other duties as assigned from time to time by the Managing Partner
▪ An East African national with a post-graduate qualification in finance, business administration, economics, management, agri-business, banking or other relevant business management discipline ▪ A minimum of 3 years professional experience in PE/VC investment management or agri-business management or relevant experience in a similar capacity at senior management level of an SME business or financial institution with frequent interface with small and growing businesses ▪ The ability to manage confidential information and develop trusting, long-term relationships with business partners and stakeholders at various levels ▪ Skillsets: strong team player, work ethic, analytical competence, leadership and report writing abilities.
Application process: Please send your CV and soft copies of your academic certificates by email to: email@example.com by Friday 24th January 2020.