DBSA Careers Vacancies 2022 – Investment Officer

Website Development Bank of Southern Africa


The Investment Officer is responsible for executing the strategic objectives of the business in collaboration with the Transacting Head whilst being accountable to move investment opportunities / projects (provided by the Coverage Team) from early review to bankability.


  • Manage all risk aspects of the State Own Entities (SOE) and Sovereigns related financing delivery function, in terms of ensuring appropriate structuring of investment risks and on-going mitigations of operations-related risks.
  • Implement transactions by facilitating the preparation or managing the preparation of complex multiple jurisdiction documents and compliance with all required procedures, laws and regulations.
  • Execute Transactions & Drive the Credit Approval Process to ensure best class output
  • Ensure sound financial capital management through assuming responsibility for stewardship over the capit
  • Provide input into early review proposals and documentation in the agreed format.
  • In liaison with the Head: Transacting resolve any potential constraints in the lending value chain.


  • Comprehensive knowledge of the complex financial and regulatory environments in Africa.
  • Successful track record in leading project teams with high level stakeholders and qualified professionals;
  • Good networks and relations with clients, particularly State Own Entities (SOE) and Sovereigns, and stakeholders/partners e.g., local, regional, and global private investors and banks in order to identify and source viable projects/investments.


  • A Bachelor’s degree i.e. Finance, Business, Accounting, or Economics; Science; Mathematics; Statistics and Engineering
  • Experience in securing infrastructure investment deals in relevant sectors/geographies in Africa.
  • Experience in securing deals of appropriate size for sectors and geographies in question.
  • 2-5 years’ experience in appraising, negotiating and closing Project Finance, Corporate Finance, or Structured Finance transactions in a financial institution;


  • Company: Development Bank of Southern Africa
  • Vacancy Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Application Deadline: SEE APPLICATION PAGE 

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