| May 31, 2024

Intern/Analyst – Impact Investing Jobs at CrossBoundary Group (Lagos, Nigeria)

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Website CrossBoundary Group

About the Firm 

CrossBoundary Group is a mission-driven investment and advisory firm that unlocks the power of capital for sustainable growth and strong returns in underserved markets. CrossBoundary Advisory provides transaction and investment advisory services, having developed a specialized expertise in unleashing investment across all sectors in these markets. CrossBoundary Advisory has advised on over US$8bn worth of transactions across 75 countries globally, serving our clients from 20 offices spread across Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Our advisory clients include governments, development finance institutions, private equity firms, Fortune 100 companies, and research institutions.

Our investment platforms, CrossBoundary Energy, CrossBoundary Energy Access, and CrossBoundary Educational Infrastructure, directly finance projects to bring cheaper, cleaner, and more reliable electricity, as well as education infrastructure, to developing countries. Anchoring the Group’s work in the renewable energy sector, CrossBoundary Energy is currently active in more than 10 African countries and has a portfolio of over US$100 million of renewable energy projects for commercial and industrial clients across the continent. CrossBoundary Energy Access uses blended finance and an innovative project financing structure to unlock capital for mini-grids with a mission to bring electricity for the first time to more than 170,000 people.

Learn more at www.crossboundary.com

 

Job Description  

CrossBoundary is recruiting an Intern Analyst to join the CrossBoundary office in Lagos, Nigeria. As a member of the transaction team, you will actively contribute to a powerful intervention that has the potential for a significant impact on investment into Nigeria, in addition to building CrossBoundary’s long-term presence in the region.

As an Intern Analyst, you will identify and evaluate investment opportunities, conduct market assessments, and provide transaction support to both investors and capital seekers.

The internship has a flexible start time with the possibility of beginning as soon as possible for a period of 6 months. Successful candidates may be considered for a full-time offer.

 

Who We Are 

The CrossBoundary team is a unique group made up of people who are genuinely excited by the opportunity to make a difference in some of the most challenging yet exciting markets in the world. Team members come from diverse backgrounds but share several qualities: curiosity, humility, integrity, a drive for excellence, and a bias for action.

 

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Prepare investor documents including teasers, investment memoranda, business plans etc.
  • Conduct research and market assessments – macroeconomic, regulatory, and operational assessments of relevant companies, industries, markets and topics
  • Conduct macroeconomic, regulatory, and operational assessments
  • Provide sector analysis of priority areas for investment
  • Investor sourcing
  • Transaction support
  • Support organization of conferences and other networking events
  • Support with Monitoring and Evaluation activities

 

Qualifications 

  • Graduate or current student (in high academic standing) in a bachelor’s degree program
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical ability and discipline; ability to think clearly, structure problems logically, and then design and implement solutions that focus on the core issues
  • Excellent presentation skills with an ability to communicate clearly and effectively with diverse audiences
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Ability to build strong relationships with partners and colleagues in challenging environments
  • Familiarity with company fundraising process, including investor due diligence processes
  • Great at building and maintaining relationships under stress with colleagues and clients in the sector and/or region
  • Willing to take on new types of work, even without prior experience or direct supervision
  • Self-starter who is passionate about creating lasting change in frontier markets
  • Comfort with ambiguity; ability to operate effectively in a changing context
  • Enthusiastic about working and living in a sometimes challenging environment
  • Familiarity and comfort with Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to deliver high-quality output within time constraints

 

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To apply for this job please visit crossboundary.applytojob.com.