Full Time

Credit Investment Specialist

A credit specialist with experience diligencing, structuring and mitigiating risk across private credit transactions

Job Responsibilities

We are looking for an innovative, detailed-oriented credit specialist to join our Risk team. They will be responsible for designing, building and delivering our proprietary risk framework and conducting due diligence on our active private credit transactions in the African trade space. In addition, this individual will be working closely with Product, Customer Success, and Operations teams in order to deliver a scalable, integrated experience for our customers.

We are open to tailoring the exact title of the role based on experience.

  • Responsible for due diligence, structuring and evaluating private credit transactions in technology, agriculture, logistics and mining sectors in Africa
  • Problem solve creative ways of de-risking/structuring transactions in order to reduce risk exposure
  • Develop credit memos and present findings to Investment Committee
  • Together with Leadership, Risk and Legal team, build out best-in-class credit processes and portfolio monitoring capabilities
  • Interface directly with borrowers throughout loan origination process and represent Risk team as needed in live transactions 
  • Co-develop technology solutions with Product, Engineering and Data Science team, that allows for differentiated data insights throughout credit decisioning journey as well as scalable, automated processes

Job Requirements

  • Background in due diligence and structuring transactions at investment banks, private equity firms, debt funds or consulting firms
  • Experience with trade finance or private credit transactions in Africa is highly preferred
  • Ability to draft credit memos and present findings to Investment Committee
  • Understanding of export/import processes (optional)
  • You are curious by nature and interested in making a positive impact
  • You can make a good business case backed by data and convince people to follow your direction
  • 4+ years of work experience
  • Experience working in a high-growth, startup environment

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