Credit Investment Specialist at a Treasury Management and Financing Company – The People Practice

Job Title: Credit Investment Specialist

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Department: Credit Risk
Career level: Mid-level

Job Description

  • Our client is looking to hire an innovative, detailed-oriented Credit Investment Specialist to join their Risk team.
  • They will be responsible for designing, building and delivering proprietary risk framework and conducting due diligence on the company’s active private credit transactions in the African trade space.
  • In addition, this individual will be working closely with Product, Customer Success, and Operations teams in order to deliver a scalable, integrated experience for customers.


  • Responsible for due diligence, structuring and evaluating private credit transactions in technology, agriculture, logistics and mining sectors in Africa
  • Problem solve creative ways of de-risking/structuring transactions in order to reduce risk exposure
  • Develop credit memos and present findings to Investment Committee
  • Together with Leadership, Risk and Legal team, build out best-in-class credit processes and portfolio monitoring capabilities
  • Interface directly with borrowers throughout loan origination process and represent Risk team as needed in live transactions
  • Co-develop technology solutions with Product, Engineering and Data Science team, that allows for differentiated data insights throughout credit decisioning journey as well as scalable, automated processes


  • 4+ years of work experience with background in due diligence and structuring transactions at investment banks, private equity firms, debt funds or consulting firms
  • Experience with trade finance or private credit transactions in Africa is highly preferred
  • Ability to draft credit memos and present findings to Investment Committee
  • Understanding of export/import processes (optional)
  • You are curious by nature and interested in making a positive impact
  • You can make a good business case backed by data and convince people to follow your direction
  • Experience working in a high-growth, startup environment
  • The company is open to tailoring the exact title of the role based on experience.

Application Closing Date
23rd December, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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