Abt Associates is seeking to recruit a Regional Investment Director/WA (RID/WA).
- The RID will lead all activities in their region to generate investment between the US and Africa, connect Africa firms to potential investment opportunities and support the improvement of the investment climate in Africa.
- S/he will liaison with financial institutions, including commercial banks, equity funds, venture capital funds, credit guarantee schemes and other investment and risk mitigation mechanisms
- An expert background in banking, investment finance, risk analyses and mitigation is required to identify appropriate financing solutions for export-oriented enterprises
Qualification Required & Experience
- Candidates must have a Master's degree in a relevant field and a minimum of 12 years relevant work experience in enterprise/investment finance and at least 5 years in a managerial or leadership role, collaborating with remote teams a plus
- Fluent English and proficient French are required