Director of Business Development and Project Finance at Africa Power and Development Advisors (APDA)

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) - Our client, Africa Power and Development Advisors (APDA) was set up with a mandate to provide first class advisory services to African countries to attain economic advancement through regional interdependence and international cooperation within the context of their national development plans and achieving the United Nations Global Development Goals.Job Title: Director of Business Development and Project FinanceReference Number: 130-PEO00711Job type: PermanentRoles & ResponsibilitiesThe Director of Business Development and Project Finance will supports the company in the creation of long term values through identification of business initiatives and ensuring availability of funds to carry out business activities.Key AccountabilitiesDevelops and implements a comprehensive strategic and tactical plan for business development, income generation and project funding for the organization.Directs the business development activities of the organization and drives the new sales business for the company playing key role in the company’s bottom line.Works with the Chief Executive Officer of APDA, to liaise with banks, financial institutions, Private Equity Funds, rating agencies and other stakeholders in the financial community to ensure timely availability of financing for projects at the most competitive terms.Provides direction to the project finance team to identify, analyze and execute the most optimum financing solution for APDA’s projects (including debt and equity).Undertakes and manages all fund raising activities and development of required documents needed to attract investors/ financiers. These activities include due diligence, business plan & financial model development, financing strategy, Information memorandum and necessary marketing documents required by potential investorsOversees financing negotiations with potential financiersWith the support of internal and external counsel, ensure all deals with appropriately documented and successfully concluded in line with required approvals.Seeks to ensure all project financial close (i.e. first disbursement) are achieved in a timely manner

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