Origination & Client Coverage Associate Job at Oasis Africa Consulting Limited

Oasis Africa Consulting Limited - Our client is a prominent investment Banking outfit in Africa. Its headquarters is in Lagos, Nigeria. 

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Origination & Client Coverage Associate  
Job Location
: Lagos
Department: Investment Banking
Reports to: MD, Investment Banking
Job Grade: Associate
Job Type: Full-time


  • Driving profitability and meeting performance targets by developing the relationships,  tactics and business plans necessary to realizing revenue, earnings growth and increase in shareholders’ value.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for originating, structuring and executing client projects and mandates
  • Networking and marketing.
  • Expand opportunities with existing clients
  • Identify and act on referrals typically in relation to Investment Banking mandates
  • Develop structured trade finance products, including off-balance sheet solutions for Receivables and Inventory
  • Identify target market and develop strategy papers on market entry and relevance
  • Oversee the development and evaluation of financial models with the capability to sensitize key inputs and stress test financial covenants.
  • Screening new projects, defining project description & scope and conducting feasibility studies to determine the financial viability of new ventures projecting cash flow & growth opportunities
  • Liaison with regulatory authorities for sanctions & approvals
  • Manage all activities related to funding tie-up & financial closure, up to disbursement.
  • Contribute to revenue and business development of other business.
  • Oversee quality transaction execution and client satisfaction
  • Implementation of strategic action plans
  • Enforcement of governance and control standards across the business
  • Any other duties assigned from time to time.


  • BA/BSc. required; MBA, CFA or other advanced degrees/credentials desirable
  • 7+ years of relevant investment banking industry experience required
  • Capital raising experience in public equity markets required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good business and relationship management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate productive business networks.
  • Well established relationships with companies in the Private and Public sectors
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Due Diligence
  • Financial Valuation
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Negotiation skills
  • Risk Management
  • Client Service
  • Business Management (including Project Management skills)
  • Excellent communication, report writing and presentation skills