Associate, Debt Capital Markets at Stanbic IBTC Bank

Stanbic IBTC Bank is a leading African banking group focused on emerging markets globally. It has been a mainstay of South Africa's financial system for 150 years, and now spans 16 countries across the African continent.Standard Bank is a firm believer in technical innovation, to help us guarantee exceptional client service and leading edge financial solutions. Our growing global success reflects our commitment to the latest solutions, the best people, and a uniquely flexible and vibrant working culture. To help us drive our success into the future, we are looking for resourceful individuals to join our dedicated team at our offices.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Associate, Debt Capital MarketsJob ID: 34862Location: Lagos IslandJob Sector: Investment BankingJob DetailsInvestment 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 PurposeThe 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 entitiesManage 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 teamContributing towards generation of ideas that lead to product innovation, better transaction management and zero tolerance lapses in fulfilment of compliance requirementsIntegration 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 franchiseBuilding close relationship with investorsParticipating in industry advocacy and contributing to the overall growth of the Nigerian Debt Capital Markets.Key Responsibilities/AccountabilitiesTechnical:Research & Data mining capabilities - Ability to retrieve data from a wide variety of data sources and interpret and present accurate and dependable dataAnalytical and quantitative backgroundUnderstanding of DCM and structured productsUnderstanding of debt capital markets documentation and processesUnderstanding of ratings processAccurately interpret and apply regulatory legal conceptsProject managementBusiness writing and presentation skills.Project Management:Pitch book development and preparation of other client marketing materialsAssist with transaction structuringLead transaction execution and manage the members of the deal teamPrepare transaction documentation including prospectus, term sheet, financial models, presentations and marketing materialsWork with the legal team to review all legal documentation, as well as participate in negotiating transaction agreementsCoordinate and manage relationships with all transaction partiesAssist senior members of the department in day-to-day work as delegated and carrying out other duties as required in additionUnderstanding of transaction timelines and deliverablesClient liaison where requiredAssist in spotting origination opportunities for both domestic and international DCM transactionsActively drive investor engagement and distributionRecord filing and management - Maintaining proper filing recordsSalesforce updatesRevenue trackingMarketing supportIndustry awards co-ordination.Risk and Compliance:Knowledge of SICL’s procedures manual - Ensure that transactions are executed in line with the relevant rules and regulations and internal Corporate Finance proceduresSupervise junior team members (analysts) to acquire knowledge of and apply “Departmental Operating Manual” for DCM unitSupervise and monitor analysts to ensure compliance with KYC, mandate approval process, conflicts clearance and other internal processes for all transactionsAdherence to the SEC Code of Conduct for Capital Market operatorsEngagement with the regulators, particularly the Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission, The Nigerian Stock Exchange, National Pension Commission and the FMDQ rules governing the issuance of public securities and other transactionsSatisfactory internal compliance and audit ratingsKnowledge of the CBN regulatory guidelinesKnowledge of Salesforce reporting standardsAdherence to the Group’s Conflicts Clearance processParticipation in the mandatory Compliance trainingsPeople:Personal developmentKnowledge sharePeople ManagementSupport development of the Investment Banking Analyst PoolAttitude:Self-motivatedCommitted to excellenceGood team spiritHumbleConfidentWell-mannered/ respectfulPride in our BrandHard workingWillingness to volunteer for adhoc projects - Assist with special ad-hoc projects, presentations and initiatives as assigned.Live the Group's valuesCross-Sell and Maintaining Internal Relationships:Investment Banking TeamCoverage TeamsGlobal Markets TeamTransactional Products & Services TeamStockbroking TeamWealth and Investment TeamCIB Legal TeamIB Finance TeamCompany Secretariat.Developing External Stakeholder Relationships:ClientsRegulatorsRepresentation at industry or regulatory committeesActively monitor changes to the rules and regulations pertaining to capital and money market activitiesInvestorsBuilding close relationship with investorsCoordinate and manage relationships with all transaction parties 

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