PE Analyst in Renewable Energy Fund

  • Competitive
  • Tunis, Tunisia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • SWICORP
  • 16 Oct 18

YOUNG PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM / ANALYST POSITION IN RENEWABLE ENERGY PRIVATE EQUITY FUND BASED IN TUNIS

Swicorp is a leading Financial Advisory, Private Equity and Asset Management firm with a specific regional focus on the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. Founded in 1987 and licensed by the Capital Market Authority of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the Dubai Financial Service Authority of the United Arab Emirates, Swicorp has offices in Riyadh, Jeddah, Dubai, Tunis, Johannesburg and Geneva. The company an extensive track record of pioneering M&A and Advisory transactions across the MENA region over the last 31 years. Swicorp has also developed into one of the leading players in the Private Equity sector in the MENA region, raising over USD 1 billion in private equity funds from investors since 2004.

The Analyst will join Swicorp’s Private Equity team which is focusing on Renewable Energy Investments in Africa and the Middle East. He will be involved in both the fund-raising process and the projects/investments process. The selected candidate will be based in Tunis and interacting with Swicorp's Dubai and Tunis teams.

This program provides an excellent platform from which to launch a career in private equity as the candidate will be exposed to both the fund raising and the investment processes. It represents an opportunity to gain specific exposure to both the fast growing MEA region and the Renewable Energy sector.

Key Responsibilities

In general, support the team in

o The assessment of Renewable Energy investment opportunities in Africa and the Middle East: country economic profiling, competitive environment, preparation of the bid documents...

o The fund raising process: investors profiling, notes preparation, marketing documents update...

o The investment process: specific due diligences (Legal, financial, tax,…), negotiation with the different stakeholders, SPV set up,…

Conduct market research and business due diligence and analyses

Prepare financial models including business plans, valuation models (DCF, multiples, etc.) and investment returns to support transaction execution

Assist with the preparation of various notes and reports such as qualification notes, investment memorandum, and marketing documents

Candidate Profile & Requirements

BA from a leading business school or graduate from a leading engineering school with exposure to Corporate Finance or Strategy Consulting or MBA graduate/student.

Sound business judgment and high commercial understanding

Strong finance knowledge, analytical capabilities, capacity for synthesis, modeling, and presentation skills (Excel & PowerPoint)

Self-starter mentality, high degree of autonomy and entrepreneurial spirit

Interest for and willingness to have exposure to the Middle East and Africa region

The following elements are considered as a plus:

o Former experience in Investment banking, private equity or management consulting

o CFA or at least having passed CFA level I

High fluency in English is required, knowledge of French/Arabic is preferred

Location: Tunis

Start Date: Immediate

Application: Interested candidates should send their CV & cover letter to careers@swicorp.com and orifaat@swicorp.com with the title “YOUNG PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM/ANALYST – PE RENEWABLE ENERGY - TUNIS” in the subject line.