FJA Vacancy Senior Vice President & Head, Financial Advisory Services

FJA Vacancy Senior Vice President & Head, Financial Advisory Services

FindaJobinAfrica is looking forward to recruit Senior Vice President & Head, Financial Advisory Services. Get more update on Qualified and eligible aspirants should utilize this opportunity and apply for the post of Senior Vice President & Head, Financial Advisory Services. Candidates, who fulfill the eligibility criteria can apply for the concerned posts before last date of application. Further details about the recruitment are as follows:


Employer: FindaJobinAfrica (FJA)

Country: Nigeria

City: Lagos

Job Title: Senior Vice President & Head, Financial Advisory Services

Job Field: Administration, Secretarial, Finance, Accounting, Audit

Last Date of Application: Not Specified


Responsible for the Financial Advisory Department, driving the identification/origination, evaluation and execution of financial advisory mandates and ensuring the sustained profitability of the Advisory business unit .


  • Strategy Development and Business Plan Implementation
  • Develop strategy and goals for the Financial Advisory unit in consultation with the ED Financial Services
  • Collaborate with the Investment Division as it develops and executes the company’s origination strategy, including the ability to leverage Advisory work to drive new business for the Corporation.
  • Develop and implement a detailed business plan for the financial advisory business, with a view to delivering pre-set targets.
  • Assume accountability for all financial advisory-related initiatives within the Corporation and responsible for Advisory P&L


  • Identify and win new advisory opportunities in diverse geographies within Africa and across the Corporation’s core sectors.
  • Work closely with colleagues from the other departments of the corporation to actively seek financial advisory and arranging mandates for the company.
  • Lead and monitor the origination of advisory mandates, to ensure delivery against set targets.


  • Drive the financial advisory process from prospecting and due diligence to execution and closure.
  • Co-ordinate the development/standardization, documentation and implementation of world-class financial advisory processes.
  • Assume responsibility for the successful execution of ongoing and new financial advisory mandates
  • Provide ongoing hands-on support and strategic, technical and tactical guidance for all advisory assignments, in direct support of and to ensure successful execution of financial advisory mandates.


  • Develop and execute world class financial advisory processes.
  • Provide advice on appropriate project structures for early deal closure.
  • Lead the development and update of standard documentation/ templates such as contracts, financial advisory Identification Memo; Standard Mandate Letter, financial advisory reports and models, etc.
  • Participate in the Investment Committee process and contribute specialist knowledge in all phases of the Investment product development and management cycle.


  • Develop and mentor younger colleagues in the investment division as well as provide assistance in the identification of training requirements.
  • Ensure appropriate staffing to aid seamless execution of financial advisory mandates.
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients and other key stakeholders.


  • Keep abreast of external and internal trends developments relevant to financial advisory and apply knowledge of such trends developments appropriately.


  • MBA, MSc, MA
  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • Strong business relationships and networks across Africa
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Accounting financial analysis Excellent financial modelling and valuation skills In-depth knowledge of financial advisory and investment structuring Superior business communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams Key Performance Indicators Number of Advisory mandates obtained and successfully execute
  • Relevant advanced degree e.g. Masters Degree in Business Administration, Finance, or a related field. At least 15 years experience in financial advisory role is mandatory.
  • Track record of successful delivery of financial advisory mandates, especially across the African Market.
  • Relevant experience and understanding of infrastructure development issues, infrastructure finance, project development and private equity. Operational experience relating to Infrastructure related financial advisory will be an added advantage.


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