18 Mar 2016

Full-Time Associate, Debt Capital Markets at Stanbic IBTC Bank

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Associate, Debt Capital Markets
Job ID: 16066
Job Sector: Investment Banking
Closing Date: Mar 30 2016
Country: Nigeria
Region/State/Province/District: Lagos
Location: Lagos Island
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Job Details
Investment Banking provides clients with a range of advisory and financing solutions. Specialising in high-growth emerging markets, our expert advisers work on mergers and acquisitions, capital restructurings and empowerment deals, as well as arranging finance for acquisitions, client projects and property transactions.

Job Purpose

The primary purpose of the job is to actively contribute towards achieving the goals of the DCM team by:

Support origination of DCM transactions in Nigeria, with corporate entities, supra nationals, sub-nationals and related entities

Manage or assist manage transaction execution across all product categories including; vanilla bonds and commercial papers, equity linked and structured credit products, as well as supervising analysts in the deal team

Contributing towards generation of ideas that lead to product innovation, better transaction management and zero tolerance lapses in fulfilment of compliance requirements

Integration with the various Global Markets, credit structuring and sales platforms, and making use of these areas and technology to incorporate derivatives or other strategic solutions within a financing structure (structured capital markets)

Assisting with origination and growth of cross border DCM opportunities, thus playing a strong role in the further development of the Standard Bank Group’s DCM franchise

Building close relationship with investors

Participating in industry advocacy and contributing to the overall growth of the Nigerian Debt Capital Markets

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

Assist in spotting origination opportunities for both domestic and international DCM transactions

Pitch book development and preparation of other client marketing materials

Lead transaction execution and manage the members of the deal team

Assist with transaction structuring

Prepare transaction documentation including prospectus, term sheet, financial models, presentations and marketing materials

Work with the legal team to review all legal documentation, as well as participate in negotiating transaction agreements

Coordinate and manage relationships with all transaction parties

Assist with providing ratings advisory service to clients

Engagement with the regulators, particularly the Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission, The Nigerian Stock Exchange and National Pension Commission

Actively drive investor engagement and distribution

Supervise junior team members (analysts) to acquire knowledge of and apply “Departmental Operating Manual” for DCM unit

Supervise and monitor analysts to ensure compliance with KYC, mandate approval process, conflicts clearance and other internal processes for all transactions

Support development of the Investment Banking Analyst Pool

Ensure that all transaction documentation and processes are in compliance with regulatory requirements

Actively monitor changes to the rules and regulations pertaining to capital and money market activities

Representation at industry or regulatory committees

Preferred Qualification and Experience

Education: BA/B.Sc Degree

Masters Degree/Professional Qualifications such as ACA / CA / CIMA / CFA advantageous
Minimum of 3 years working experience

Experience within debt capital markets or debt advisory/lending in Nigeria or other emerging or developed markets would be important
Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise

Number of pitch books prepared for domestic and international bonds and other origination support

Number of deals closed and efficiency of execution process

Positive client feedback on live mandates

Quality of pitches and transaction documents prepared

Effectively juggling multiple tasks and sticking to agreed timelines

Distribution capability for Bonds and Commercial Paper

Positive improvements in tasks delegated to junior analysts and interns

Independently developed product solution templates / ideas

Quality of formal and informal engagement with clients, regulators and investors

Satisfactory internal compliance and audit ratings

Job Categories: Banking Jobs in Nigeria. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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