Job for a Principal in Abuja at CrossBoundary

CrossBoundary is recruiting a full time Principal to lead a new Advisory team in Abuja. As the team leader, you will actively contribute to a powerful intervention that has the potential for significant positive impact on investment into off-grid solar solutions in Nigeria.

CrossBoundary is not a development firm and is not seeking typical development skills. Principal candidates should have 7+ years of experience working in high caliber finance or consulting organizations. You should have experience working in developing countries. Experience in project finance; renewable energy, and/or off-grid generation is a plus. A Master’s in Business Administration or Finance is expected but extensive relevant experience may be accepted as equivalent.

Job Title:   Principal

The Principal will lead our team in Abuja and will have substantial responsibility for making this project a success.

Ideal Candidate

  • 7+ years of experience in top tier banking, consulting, private equity or similar
  • Experience working in developing countries; experience in Nigeria or elsewhere in West Africa is particularly relevant
  • A technical background or expertise in renewable energy will be regarded favorably
  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA or other advanced degrees preferred

Ideal Skills and Characteristics

  • Demonstrated leadership skills; preferably in fast moving and complex environments
  • Strong quantitative skills and finance background; familiar with company evaluation and valuation
  • Excellent analytical ability and discipline; ability to think clearly, structure problems logically and then design and implement solutions that focus on the core issues
  • Understanding of power project economics and the spectrum of renewable energy technologies
  • Ability to build strong relationships with partners and colleagues in challenging environments
  • Excellent presentation skills; ability to communicate clearly and effectively with diverse audiences
  • Self-starter who is passionate about creating lasting change in frontier markets
  • Comfort with ambiguity; ability to operate effectively in a changing context
  • Willingness to work and live in a sometimes challenging environment

Primary responsibilities

  • Management of team
  • Project identification and evaluation
  • Market assessment and ongoing market analysis
  • Investor qualification and relations
  • Transaction support

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply

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