Investor Relations Associate, leading Pan-African Private Equity Firm, London, UK

PER, Private Equity Recruitment
London, United Kingdom
15 Nov 2022
15 Dec 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About our client
We are currently working with a well-established African private equity firm which invests in established and fast-growing companies in the continent. Their Capital Formation (IR) team are now looking to expand and add a dynamic Associate in their London office.
What the job involves
As an Associate, you will take a key role in project managing the firm's fundraising efforts across the region and will gain exposure to tasks and activities throughout the fundraising process.
  • Drafting of fund documentation such as RFPs, PPMs, DDQs and other materials
  • Coordination of responses to technical and analytical requests from investors in an efficient and timely manner
  • Support the creation, production and ongoing enhancements of client reporting
  • Conduct market and competitor research
  • Work on technology development and act as CRM platform manager
  • Work collaboratively with internal teams such as legal, compliance, finance and investment
Who we are looking for
  • Educated to a degree level with experience in investor relations, placement agent, investment banking, lead advisory and/or corporate finance or management consulting
  • Previous knowledge or experience within private markets is beneficial
  • Highly organised with excellent project management skills
  • Comfortable understanding financial/performance terminology
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple projects efficiently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office and Adobe Acrobat
  • Strong work ethic, collaborative team player, and high level of integrity