Private Equity Principal in Lagos, Nigeria

Investment Management
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

  • Assist senior team members in determining the investment strategy for the firm and  its funds
  • Review and assess potential investment opportunities from a market opportunity/commercial perspective
  • Oversee the technical and commercial due diligence exercises of third party vendors on potential investee companies
  • Coordinate post-investment portfolio operations and management plans for presentation to the investment committee and the advisory board of the firm


  • Work with portfolio companies to determine monthly key performance indices (“KPIs”) and monitor these KPIs
  • Work with portfolio companies to determine their growth strategies and determine hiring needs within portfolio companies as needed
  • Prepare and present quarterly portfolio company operations reports as a part of management’s quarterly reports to the limited partners of the Fund
  • Assist other senior team members with the integration of various related investments/acquisitions
  • Assist other senior team members in determining the necessary business development plans for portfolio companies
  • On an as-needed basis, assist portfolio companies with their sales negotiations, procurements and other operational requirements
  • Manage mid-level and junior level staff of the investment manager as needed.


  • Graduate or postgraduate Degree in Agriculture Economics or other Agricultural-related field from an accredited university preferred
  • 5+ years of combined work experience in the foods/agribusiness sectors (within any field of the agricultural value chain) or management of a foods/agribusiness company
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Candidate should be based in Lagos, Nigeria with significant travel within and outside of Nigeria required
  • A team player with strong coaching and leadership skills.
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