Old Mutual Financial Advisor Vacancies – Investment Professional

Website Old Mutual

Job Description:

This role is responsible for originating and implementing investments in the Impact Investing space, and specifically in the field of education. If you seek to make a difference to development in South Africa through investment and enjoy working in a dynamic team this is the place to be.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Undertake due diligence and analyse the suitability of an education partner with reference to track record, financial soundness, sustainability, scalability, and operational soundness.
  • Management of the investment once approved, which includes:
  • Negotiate and develop appropriate term sheets for the project. Stress these in terms of default probabilities.
  • Deliver commercial returns for investors.
  • Write up and present investment proposals, having assessed investment attractiveness in comparison to other deals.
  • Originating projects.
  • Structure the deal within the mandates of the fund, develop and stress financial model for the project in conjunction with the JV partners.
  • Responsible for researching, analysing and providing relevant information in the Impact Investing space in the fields of education.
  • Deliver development impact that contributes to quality education in South Africa.

Job Requirements:

  • Good work ethic
  • Self-starter with high energy levels
  • Deal maker – strong deal origination skills
  • Passion/commitment for impact investments
  • Tenacity and effective stress management
  • Technical knowledge, particularly financial modelling, valuations and asset report writing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Implementation follow through

Qualification & Experience:

  • BCom or similar undergraduate degree.
  • 5+ years’ experience in the Education sector would be advantageous.
  • Origination experience would be advantageous.
  • Post-graduate qualification in financial, property, education or related field (e.g. MBA) would be advantageous.

Job Details:

Company: Old Mutual

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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