EXECUTIVE SEARCH STATUS:

Completed

POSITION:

NATURE OF BUSINESS:

JOB LOCATION:

Chief Executive

Private Equity business

Harare, Zimbabwe

 

LOCATION:

Harare, Zimbabwe

 

REPORTS TO:

Chairman

 

TOTAL STAFF RESPONSIBILITY:

2 people (initially)

 

SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY:

Assume responsibility and authority  for the effective leadership and profitable management of the company so as to achieve a financial performance which is in line with agreed group objectives  with particular emphasis on: sourcing and structuring private equity transactions; handling all aspects of deal-making process including due-diligence and legal negotiations; raising further funds for investment and driving results delivery in portfolio companies.

 

 

GROUP BACKGROUND:

The company is an African investment business with interests in agri-processing and financial services. It is expanding its Private Equity Business so that it can be positioned to raise significant capital to strengthen the performance of its existing portfolio, make new investments in targeted industries, and thereby participate in the regeneration of the Zimbabwean economy.

 

KEY EXECUTIVE ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:

  • Must be a graduate, ideally with a Business Degree or Chartered Accountancy qualification
  • At least 8 years experience in Private Equity or Corporate Finance (M&A)
  • A proven record of deal making in the Private Equity field and have worked in a developing economy
  • Able to roll up sleeves and be hands-on in financial modelling
  • Strong interpersonal, communications and leadership skills
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills
  • High levels of energy and ambition

KEY JOB PERFORMANCE AREAS:

  • Sourcing and structuring Private Equity Transactions
  • Handling all aspects of deal-making process including due-diligence and legal negotiations
  • Raising further funds for investment
  • Driving results delivery in portfolio companies