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  • Posted: Oct 25, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Open Capital is a management consulting and financial advisory firm focused on Africa. We help businesses, investors, development partners, and the public sector design strategies and achieve outcomes through world-class implementation.
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    Project Leader

    Description

    • As a Project Leader you will support multiple live projects simultaneously across a range of high-growth industries and client types.
    • Project Leaders work closely with our clients to develop business & industry strategies, structure capital raises, and address difficult operational challenges.
    • Our work does not end with recommendations; in most projects, Open Capital teams oversee execution and implementation, working with all levels of client staff.
    • You will join Open Capital at an exciting time – we are seeking to achieve broad, ambitious growth goals, and leverage our strong international brand in the impact investing and frontier market space.
    • We are being called to solve challenges in many diverse frontier markets – from Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa to Sierra Leone, Niger, and the DRC.
    • The right candidate should be excited to take on a new level of responsibility and genuinely motivated by the challenging strategic and financial questions we answer for our clients.

    Your skills and experience

    • We are looking for exceptional leaders and executers who share our motivation and drive.
    •  Project Leaders should feel comfortable leading multiple client projects, developing complex strategies and analyses, contributing fresh ideas, and feeling personally accountable for the impact we achieve.
    • Our team is energetic and driven and we are quick to reward performance and initiative.

    We are open to a variety of backgrounds but top candidates will typically have the following:

    • 5-10+ years of proven experience at a top global management consulting firm, investment firm, or experience as an entrepreneur or leader in a high-growth business, with significant responsibility for deliverables and client service;
    • Significant experience leading relevant projects, including strong communication skills and analytical abilities;
    • Ability to effectively work with clients at all levels and backgrounds;
    • Interest in guiding teams and mentoring our analysts & junior team members;
    • Demonstrated experience in emerging markets and particularly Africa experience is preferred but not required.
    • Excellent command in written and spoken English is required.
    • Applicants interested in Abidjan & Dakar locations should be fluent in French and English.

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    Senior Project Leader

    Description

    • Senior Project Leaders work closely with our clients to develop business & industry strategies, structure capital raises, and build creative approaches to broad development challenges.
    • We count on you to own outcomes, interacting with senior clients around the world, managing multiple OCA teams, and developing deliverables that achieve results.
    • You will join Open Capital at an exciting time – we are seeking to achieve broad, ambitious growth goals, and leverage our strong international brand in the impact investing and frontier market space.
    • We are being called to solve challenges in many diverse frontier markets – from Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa to Sierra Leone, Niger, and the DRC. The right candidate should be excited to take on a new level of responsibility and genuinely motivated by the challenging strategic and financial questions we answer for our clients.

    Your skills and experience

    • We are looking for exceptional leaders and executers who share our motivation and drive.  
    • Senior Project Leaders should feel comfortable leading multiple client projects, developing complex strategies and analyses, contributing fresh ideas, and feeling personally accountable for the impact we achieve.
    • Our team is energetic and driven and we are quick to reward performance and initiative 

    We are open to a variety of backgrounds, but top candidates will typically have the following:

    • 10-15+ years of proven experience at a top global management consulting firm, investment firm, or experience as an entrepreneur or leader in a high-growth business, with significant responsibility for deliverables and client service;
    • Significant experience leading complex projects, including strong communication skills and analytical abilities;
    • Ability to effectively work with clients at all levels and backgrounds;
    • Interest in guiding teams and mentoring our analysts & junior team members;
    • Demonstrated experience in emerging markets and particularly Africa experience is preferred but not required.
    • Excellent command in written and spoken English is required.
    • Applicants interested in Abidjan & Dakar locations should be fluent in French and English.

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    Senior Transaction Leader

    Description

    • As a senior member of our Capital Markets team, you will lead a portfolio of client projects, managing teams across each project and leading on investor relationships.
    • You will work closely with our Principals and Partners to originate new business and co-create new partnerships with major global players, for example institutional investors looking to develop Africa portfolios and global development organizations creating new blended finance structures to support emerging sectors (i.e., e-mobility, health-tech).
    • This role is a 2+ year career-track role, with promotion potential to Principal and Partner.
    • Examples of our past work include raising Series A venture rounds for African FinTechs, co-creating Venture Builder, a blended finance fund to scale solar energy access, and structuring debt raises across agriculture and healthcare.
    • You will join Open Capital at an exciting time – we are seeking to achieve broad, ambitious growth goals, and leverage our strong international brand in the impact investing and frontier market space.
    • As we look to deepen our reach in the broader African market, there will continue to be many opportunities to engage in project work regionally.
    • The right candidate should be excited and genuinely motivated by the challenging strategic and financial questions we answer for our clients.

    Your skills and experience

    • We are looking for exceptional professionals who share our motivation and drive to achieve impact.
    • You should be comfortable assuming high levels of responsibility for our clients and teams, performing excellent work with high attention to detail, contributing fresh ideas, and taking pleasure in the impact we try to achieve with every client.
    • Our team is energetic and driven and we are quick to reward performance and initiative.

    We seek candidates with the following experience:

    • 8-15 years of experience at a top investment bank, private investment firm, or in a lead finance role within a corporate with significant experience in structuring transactions in equity, debt, or across financial products;
    • Significant experience leading and structuring transactions, with technical experience in financial modeling, term sheets and documentation, and client communication and negotiation skills;
    • Ability to effectively work with clients at all levels and backgrounds;
    • Interest in guiding teams and mentoring our analysts & junior team members;
    • Experience working in Africa is preferred but not required.

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    Transaction Leader

    Description

    • As a member of our Capital Markets team, you will get exposure to a wide range of transactions and international investors, representing businesses and investors on raises across equity, debt, quasi equity, and blended capital as well as fund structuring projects.
    • You will help originate new business, engage regularly with our global investor network, and manage teams of Analysts and Associates.
    • This role is a 2+ year career-track role, with promotion potential to OCA’s senior management and potential future election to Partner.
    • Examples of our past work include raising Series A venture rounds for African fintechs, co-creating VentureBuilder, a blended finance fund to scale solar energy access, and structuring debt raises across agriculture and healthcare.
    • You will join Open Capital at an exciting time – we are seeking to achieve broad, ambitious growth goals, and leverage our strong international brand in the impact investing and frontier market space.
    • As we look to deepen our reach in the broader African market, there will continue to be many opportunities to engage in project work regionally.
    • The right candidate should be excited and genuinely motivated by the challenging strategic and financial questions we answer for our clients.

    Your skills and experience

    • We are looking for exceptional professionals who share our motivation and drive to achieve impact.
    • You should be comfortable assuming high levels of responsibility for our clients and teams, performing excellent work with high attention to detail, contributing fresh ideas, and taking pleasure in the impact we try to achieve with every client.
    • Our team is energetic and driven and we are quick to reward performance and initiative.

    We seek candidates with the following experience:

    • 5-10 years of experience at a top investment bank, private investment firm, or in a lead finance role within a corporate with significant experience in structuring transactions in equity, debt, or across financial products;
    • Significant experience structuring transactions, with strong technical experience in financial modeling, term sheets and documentation;
    • Ability to effectively work with clients at all levels and backgrounds;
    • Interest in guiding teams and mentoring our analysts & junior team members;
    • Experience working in Africa is preferred but not required.

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