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Sub-Saharan Africa

Delta Executive Search has undertaken dedicated coverage of Sub-Saharan Africa since 2007, assisting in the creation of pioneering international franchises in the region. Our experienced consultants have established high quality connections with both local and internationally based professionals

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Director/Vice President/Senior Associate, Structured Commodity Finance & Credit Analysis, Global Investment Bank, Zurich/Moscow

Requirements

FICCCEEMEARussia/CISEMEALATAMTurkeyAsiaSub-Saharan AfricaIndiaLevantDirectorVice PresidentAssociateZurichMoscow5-15 Years Experience

Experience

FICCCommoditiesCoverageCreditDistressedFinancingFixed IncomeRestructuringSpecial SituationsStructured FinanceStructuringResearchEnergyOil & GasNatural ResourcesMetals & MiningGoldAgriculture

Responsibilities

AnalysisExecutionValuationDue DiligenceModellingResearch
  • One of our Global Investment Banking clients are looking to hire a Director/Vice President/Senior Associate Credit Analyst for the Structured Commodity Finance team in Zurich/Moscow
  • The ideal candidate will have between 5 - 15 years of experience from a top tier financial institution, with expertise in Structured Finance, Leveraged Finance, Structuring, Special Situations, Credit Analysis and/or Credit Trading would be preferable
  • The individual will manage all aspects of the transaction process, including: due diligence, credit analysis, pricing and term sheet preparation, internal approvals within the group, documentation and closing
  • The ideal candidate will have exposure to Global Emerging Market geographies and have a transactional track-record within the commodities space
  • Fluency in Russian is preferable but not mandatory

Managing Director/Director, Emerging & Frontier Markets Private Debt Sales, Boutique Investment Firm, New York

Requirements

FICCPrivate DebtCEEMEARussia/CISMENA/GCCSub-Saharan AfricaAsiaLATAMManaging DirectorDirectorNew York 8+ Years Experience

Experience

Business DevelopmentCreditDCMFixed IncomeHigh YieldSalesStructured Products

Responsibilities

PitchingNegotiations Client CoverageAnalysisExecutionPresentation
  • Work closely with the origination team to build out the international distribution to North American institutional clients International Sales with a focus on the distribution of exotic FICC and private debt products
  • Ability to cultivate and attract new clients and maintain existing clients; strong existing personal and professional relationships with relevant clients a prerequisite
  • Contribute to development and extension of cross product and cross asset class expertise and knowledge
  • Grow franchise for the firm within North American FICC and Private Credit investors
  • Experience in articulating Emerging & Frontier Markets High yield stories
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and developments at key customers and role players, and ensure that the broader business remains updated on changes and well positioned to provide accurate and competitive services
  • Continuously monitor own service levels and implement strategic measures to improve customer satisfaction and overall profitability
  • Collegiate attitude to work well & collaboratively with European Sales desk

Relationship Manager, Levant & Africa Coverage, European Bulge Bracket Bank, Geneva

Requirements

Private BankingLevantSub-Saharan AfricaDirectorVice PresidentGeneva7-12 Years Experience

Experience

Wealth ManagementCoverageUHNWIHNWIFamily Office

Responsibilities

PitchingDue DiligenceExecutionValuationPresentationClient Coverage
  • European Bulge Bracket Bank is looking to add an experienced Relationship Manager to their Levant & Africa coverage team based in Geneva
  • Candidate must have a demonstrable background in covering the client base

Relationship Manager, Africa, Wealth Management, Global Private Bank, London

Requirements

Private BankingSub-Saharan AfricaVice PresidentLondon7-12 Years Experience

Experience

Wealth ManagementCoverage

Responsibilities

ResearchOriginationInvestingPresentationClient Coverage
  • Global private bank is looking to hire a Relationship Manager to join the African private banking franchise in London
  • A preference towards candidates with 7+ years of experience in private banking, extensive connectivity in the region and an existing book of clients

Associate/Analyst, Emerging & Frontier Markets Equity Sales, Emerging Markets Investment Bank, London

Requirements

EquitiesCEEMEARussia/CISSub-Saharan AfricaAssociateAnalystLondon1-3 Years Experience

Experience

SalesEquityCapital Markets

Responsibilities

PitchingExecutionPresentationNegotiations
  • Our client, is looking to hire a Associate/Analyst to their Emerging & Frontier Markets Equity Sales team in London
  • The ideal candidate should have 1 – 3 years of experience of selling Emerging & Frontier Markets Equities

Associate/Analyst, Fixed Income Sales, Emerging Markets Investment Bank, London

Requirements

FICCSub-Saharan AfricaRussia/CISCEEMEAAssociateAnalystLondon2-5 Years Experience

Experience

Fixed IncomeSalesCreditBonds

Responsibilities

PitchingOriginationExecutionClient CoverageNegotiations
  • Our client, is looking to hire a Associate/Analyst to their Emerging Markets Fixed Income Sales team in London
  • The ideal candidate should have 2 – 5 years of experience of selling Fixed Income products
  • They should also have a strong core client group in a relevant region or investor cluster (e.g. London, Switzerland, France and or Germany in terms of geographical focus; hedge fund, institutional or private banks in terms of investor groups)
  • Can grow and expand the client base beyond the core group

Principal, Head of Equity Sales U.S., Emerging & Frontier Markets, International Investment Bank, New York

Requirements

EquitiesSub-Saharan AfricaUSDirectorNew York 8+ Years Experience

Experience

Investment BankingSalesEquity Linked

Responsibilities

Client CoveragePresentationExecution
  • Our client is seeking to add a Principal to their Equity Sales team in New York, with a focus on Africa
  • The firm is looking to build and grow strategic relationships with U.S. institutional investors leveraging the firm’s Equities product, and develop sales relationships to drive trading revenues in African securiti
  • The ideal candidate should have 8+ years of experience in the US broker-dealer industry, with focus on emerging/frontier markets, preferably African Securities

Principal, Head of Fixed Income Sales U.S., Emerging & Frontier Markets, International Investment Bank, New York

Requirements

FICCSouth AfricaSub-Saharan AfricaDirectorNew York 8+ Years Experience

Experience

Investment BankingFixed IncomeSales

Responsibilities

PitchingAnalysis
  • Our client is seeking to add a Principal to their FICC Sales team in New York, with a focus on Africa
  • The firm is looking to build and grow strategic relationships with U.S. institutional investors leveraging the firm’s Fixed Income product, and develop sales relationships to drive trading revenues in African securities
  • The ideal candidate should have 8+ years of experience in the US broker-dealer industry, with focus on emerging/frontier markets, preferably African Securities

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