Investment Analyst in South Africa (Cape Town)

Investments & Asset Management · Cape Town, Western Province
Department Investments & Asset Management
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Play an active part in creating a sustainable future by joining CFM's Africa Investment team. If you share in our vision to raise, deploy and manage funds for climate change mitigation and adaptation that will deliver a transformative role, your future is here. 


Climate Fund Managers (CFM) uses blended finance structuring to attract public and private capital to invest in high-impact sectors in emerging economies. With our offices in The Netherlands, Colombia, South Africa and Singapore we believe in a world where sustainable investing and profitability are not mutually exclusive. CFM provides financing solutions for infrastructure developers in the renewable energy, water sanitation and ocean sectors, and our fund structures provide investments across the entire project lifecycle (development, construction and operational stages).


The Investment Analysts support our activities in Africa as part of the African Transaction team, based in Cape Town, which is responsible for growing CFM across the region by sourcing, developing, negotiating and closing renewable energy opportunities. 



  • Support transactors across all facets of deal activity and process life cycles
  • Implement and maintain the documentation management system including all relevant due diligence and project content
  • Manage processes associated with compliance, governance and internal approvals such as KYC and anti-money laundering checks
  • Knowledge manager for the transaction database
  • Preparation of project finance models and appropriate analysis as necessary
  • Financial analysis of potential financing structures
  • Preparation of investment proposals for the Investment Committee
  • Implementation of due diligence work-streams
  • Co-ordination of input required for reports for the Board and Investors
  • Research of power / energy market across the region




  • Honours financial degree or equivalent
  • 2 years’ experience within Private Equity or Investment Banking (M&A, corporate finance or project finance)
  • Strong financial modelling skills and attention to detail
  • Financial acumen – the capacity to demonstrate knowledge of and insight into financial principles and processes and identify inconsistencies in data
  • Ability to apply sound business judgment and an analytical, pragmatic and creative approach to problem solving
  • Ability to plan and prioritise effectively: strong project / process management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (proficiency in French is not required but would be a distinguishing competency)
  • Technically proficient (Advanced) in Excel, Word, PowerPoint essential.

Personal attributes 


  • Intrinsically motivated by the mission of CFM
  • Invests high levels of energy in work
  • Flexible & dynamic – self-starter, results driven, ability to deal with change
  • Highly organised and structured, logical and lateral thinker.
  • Team player, with exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to influence and add value.
  • Excellent intellectual and conceptual abilities
  • Excellence orientation (concern for high-quality work) – Follow-through; the motivation to ensure the highest standards of quality and productivity are consistently maintained



Please send us your resume together with a motivation letter.

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  • Location
    Cape Town, Western Province
  • Department
    Investments & Asset Management
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience