POSITION: Investment Principal

NATURE OF BUSINESS: Private Equity and Investment Management

JOB LOCATION: Sandton, Johannesburg/Cape Town

REPORTS TO: Directors


SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY: Assume responsibility and authority for sourcing, assessing and motivating the investment in company’s which fit within the company’s targeted industries.


GROUP BACKGROUND: The Private Equity and Investment Management Company’s investment is currently focused on businesses which operate in the healthcare sector and the consumer products sector (FMCG)



Essential to hold a Chartered Accountant or similar professional qualification

Additional post graduate qualifications would be desirable

At least 7-10 years of total work experience, including several years of successfully leading investments at an established private equity firm, advisory or consulting business or large corporate

Must have Africa/International experience

Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Excellent communication ability, both verbal and written



Develop and execute a strategy for business development, in coordination with relevant internal Directors and colleagues, through mapping, industry analysis and client engagement with the objective of building a robust pipeline of opportunities

Perform extensive analysis using sound investment techniques, financial modelling, stress testing and IRR methods to evaluate proposed investments to determine their sound fundamentals and appropriateness for the Company’s investment portfolios

Provide leadership to the investment team

Note: Woodburn Mann will verify the qualifications of candidates prior to client interview. Should you be interviewed by Woodburn Mann you will be asked to sign a consent form to permit us to verify your qualifications. Scanned copies of your degrees and diplomas may be asked for and can be sent to us when sending us your educational and career details.