Country Manager (Development Finance / SME Finance)

The firm is a leading specialized investment group for small and medium enterprises, and needs to attract a person of high calibre for the Country Manager / Chief Investment Officer position.  This will be a start-up role and the candidate needs to be someone with business flair, proactive & willing to work hard to make the company a success in Tanzania.

Position: Country Manager (Development Finance / SME Finance) – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Reference nr: DVM


  • Consistently lead transactions in the firm from identification, negotiations, closing, monitoring investments and finally exit thereof. (The incumbent takes final responsibility for the transaction even though assisted by other staff members)
  • Represent the company and its clients as presented to Investment Committee on boards of portfolio companies
  • Implement corporate governance disciplines in investee companies
  • Initiate investments in chosen areas of investment preference
  • Substantial contact and networking base
  • Management of resources both internally and externally
  • Fulfil a sales and marketing function
  • Development of junior associates
  • Participate fully in the governance of the firm
  • To assist, guide and participate in the due diligence process as well as deal structuring
  • To manage and add value to the investment portfolio

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Appropriate experience, typically 5-8 years, in an established corporate finance and investment management, merchant banking, private equity environment
  • Candidate needs to be a Tanzanian citizen
  • Tertiary qualification – BCom qualification
  • Familiarity with unique disciplines of identifying, negotiating, closing and monitoring transactions
  • Good general knowledge of key investment sectors
  • Good working knowledge of key commercial statutes and regulations (Tax, Companies Act)

Please apply directly, by sending your CV to

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Danelle le Roux
Senior Banking and Financial Recruiter & Executive Search Specialist: Africa
CA Global Finance

If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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