Reference: 5566DB
Consultant: Dorei Barnes

Job Description:

  • Support corporate governance and risk management oversight
  • Provide commercial and financial transactions oversight support
  • Review of business plans for commercial opportunities within protected areas and for community development opportunities
  • Financial and commercial evaluation of project investment opportunities, including review of transaction documentation and legal frameworks
  • Provide support for various conservation finance work scopes as the company portfolio develops and matures
  • Assist Manager of Finance and Enterprise and the Chief Investment Officer as required
  • Represent the company on the board, financial, audit and risk committees and directly interact with the management teams on a regular basis
  • Identify the KPI’s and develop reporting templates in collaboration with the Projects Systems and Compliance team
  • Interact with management teams to oversee the implementation of KPIs set and to monitor and ensure correction by management structures as need be for the successful delivery of those KPIs
  • Cashflow forecasting and budget control
  • Provide operational support as required
  • Provide monthly reports and performance reporting dashboards to management


  • 10+ years in the financial sector with excellent commercial, financial and business management skills and track record
  • Experience in the conservation tourism sector will be an advantage
  • Knowledge of the operation of education institutions, with understanding of both funding and key operating metrics
  • Management experience of a portfolio of operations, demonstrating an understanding of key business drivers, control thereof and good governance practices
  • Experience in financial modelling, due diligence, and investment case analysis;
  • Corporate transaction experience, including review of legal agreements and knowledge of transactional environments in various African jurisdictions
  • Good communicator and ability to build/work with a diverse multi-disciplinary team and, crucially, to embrace and embody the culture and values at all times
  • Ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Technologically astute, with ability to establish strong KPI frameworks both for self-measurement and portfolio performance
  • Belief in the company mission and the partnership-minded structure(s) through which the company seeks to achieve this mission

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