Investment and Project Manager


Introduction to AGIC ENERGY GLOBAL

AGIC Energy Global, is an independent renewable energy research, developer, distributor, energy storage solution (ESS) provider and energy as a service provider company who drive innovation in clean energy. We operate strictly in the renewable energy market sector across the globe. At AGIC Energy Global, we stand as pioneers in providing quality renewable energy solutions. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in every DC product, renewable energy solution and every renewable park we build, paving the way for a sustainable future.

Introduction to the AESA country office:

AGIC Energy Southern Africa Limited (AESA) is a subsidiary of AGIC Energy global. AESA positions itself as a transformative force in the renewable energy landscape of East and Southern Africa. Leveraging the abundant solar resources of the region, the company is poised to address the pervasive energy access challenges that hamper socio-economic development, particularly in rural and remote areas. AGIC Energy’s strategic focus encompasses the supply of advanced solar hybrid products and packages for residential and small businesses, state-of-the-art Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS), construction of impactful solar farms, and innovative solar electric car charging solutions.

AGIC Energy Southern Africa Limited (AESA) was incorporated in February 2023 with offices in Lusaka, Zambia. AESA works through resellers and distributors across 25 countries covering East and Southern Africa.

AGIC Energy Southern Africa wishes to recruit suitably qualified candidates for in the following positions:

1.   Position: Investment and Project Manager

Reports to: Group Chief Executive Officer

Location: Lusaka

Purpose of the role:

The Investment and Project Manager will play a pivotal role in structuring financial investments for solar projects across various other sectors (agriculture included). This individual will be responsible for identifying investment opportunities, performing financial analyses, overseeing project Management and implementation, and ensuring projects meet their financial objectives.

Key roles and responsibilities:

Project Management

  • Establish and maintain project management standards, processes and best practices.
  • Ensure that projects are executed efficiently
  • Ensure optimal utilization of recourses to help the business achieve its strategic objectives.

Investment Analysis and Structuring:

  • Conduct in-depth market research to identify viable investment opportunities in the solar energy sector, particularly within the agricultural domain and beyond.
  • Evaluate financial models, project proposals, and perform due diligence to assess the viability and risk profiles of potential investments.
  • Structure investment deals, including terms, conditions, and exit strategies, ensuring alignment with the company’s financial targets and risk tolerance.

Project Finance Management:

  • Develop financial plans for solar projects, including budgeting, cash flow forecasting, and capital structure optimization.
  • Coordinate with financial institutions, investors, and stakeholders to secure funding and negotiate financing terms for projects.
  • Monitor the financial performance of ongoing projects, analyze deviations from the plan, and make recommendations for improvement.

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Build and maintain relationships with developers, contractors, agribusinesses, and other relevant stakeholders in the solar and agricultural sectors.
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams to ensure projects are delivered on time, within scope, and on budget.
  • Present investment proposals and project updates to senior management and investment committees.

Project Implementation Oversight:

  • Oversee project implementation, from initiation to completion, ensuring compliance with legal, regulatory, and environmental standards.
  • Liaise with technical teams to understand project requirements and integrate financial considerations into project planning and execution.
  • Ensure timely and efficient disbursement of funds according to project milestones and contractual obligations.

Risk Management:

  • Identify potential financial risks associated with investments and projects, and develop strategies to mitigate these risks.
  • Conduct scenario analysis and stress testing on investment portfolios to anticipate and plan for potential market changes.

Reporting and Compliance:

  • Prepare and deliver comprehensive reports on the financial status of investments and projects, including return on investment analysis and variance reports.
  • Ensure all investment activities and projects adhere to regulatory requirements and company policies.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or a related field; MBA or CFA is preferred.

A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in investment analysis, project finance, or a related field.

Solid understanding of financial modelling, investment valuation, and project finance structures.

Proven track record in managing investments and projects, particularly in renewable energy or agriculture.

Banking background is an added advantage.

Strong analytical, negotiation, and decision-making skills.

Excellent communication and presentation abilities, capable of engaging with various stakeholders.

How to apply

kindly send your expected renumeration package (benefits included), curriculum vitae and cover letter explaining why you are interested in this job, and why we should interview you for this role. Send your application to the Human Capital – East and Southern Africa

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