Deadline: 5pm (GMT+1) on Friday 16th March 2018

Company Description

Sahel Capital Agribusiness Managers Limited is a leading private equity firm focused exclusively on the Nigerian agribusiness sector and is fund manager of the Fund for Agricultural Finance in Nigeria (“FAFIN”), a US$66 million agribusiness focused private equity fund. For more information please view:

Job Description

Sahel Capital is seeking an outstanding candidate to work as a Summer Associate at our offices in Lagos, Nigeria. The Associate will work closely with Sahel’s investment team on a specific agribusiness project, while also assisting in all aspects of the investment process related to ongoing transactions. The Summer Associate will:

  • Conduct market, industry, and company research related to investment opportunities;
  • Screen and evaluate potential investment opportunities consistent with global private equity best practices and fund investment guidelines;
  • Prepare investment proposals and memoranda; and
  • Support senior professionals on other company initiatives.

Timing: Minimum 2-month commitment onsite in Lagos, Nigeria, the summer of 2018.

Preferred Candidate Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a top-tier MBA program;
  • Strong communication and analytical skills;
  • Prior experience working in one or more of the following areas – agribusiness, private equity, investment banking, SME development, and management consulting;
  • Prior experience working in an African country is an advantage; and
  • Candidate should have a long-term career interest to work in West Africa.

Qualified candidates should send their CVs and Cover Letters to with subject: “Summer Associate” before 5pm (GMT+1) on Friday 16th March 2018.