November 27, 2013

CardinalStone Partners Limited: Principal Investment Intern

Job Title: Principal Investment Intern

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Recruiter: CardinalStone Partners Limited

Job Specification:
• Formulate, drive and oversee the implementation of the optimization strategy for an existing portfolio company
• Formulate, drive and execute the investment strategy for a new investment opportunity
• Serve as primary custodian of all projects & portfolio companies under his/her control, managing all internal/external resources engaged on such projects
• Work closely with and report directly to Associates on assigned projects and other strategic issues as may be required

• Minimum of 2-1 or (3.0+) undergraduate GPA from top tier university
• 2 to 3 years analyst experience in a management consulting role with a top tier consulting firm preferred; investment banking experience with a bulge bracket firm or general management/strategy role requiring strong financial modelling, analytical reasoning and presentation skills will also be considered
• Aspiring/recent attendee/graduate of a top MBA program
• Interest in exploring or making a transition towards entrepreneurship, private equity or principal investing in emerging markets or sub-saharan Africa
• Experience in emerging markets is a plus but not required
• Ability to commit to a 10 – 12 weeks engagement

General Competencies:
• Excellent communication skills – able to succinctly express complex ideas (verbally and in writing)
• Strong interpersonal skills, maturity and ability to work effectively as part of a team
• Attention to detail and highly organized

How to Apply:
Interested and qualified applicants should apply online or send their Cover Letter and CV to hr@cardinal-stone.com

Please Note: You are required to include a cover letter as the first page of your CV.

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