Manager, Investment Banking

Full Time
EXPIRES 30 Apr, 2022

Job Location

Georgetown, Guyana


Our client is Guyana’s first and largest merchant bank. As Guyana’s first merchant bank, they have proudly pioneered the trail in Guyana in the delivery of a high-quality suite of investment services including investment banking, investment management, and brokerage solutions for clients in Guyana and abroad. 

The Manager, Investment Banker will be responsible for the origination, control, and management of quality business accounts to grow the investment banking client portfolio of the Organization. The incumbent will also be responsible for the analysis, evaluation, negotiation, structuring, syndication and closing of capital markets transactions on behalf of clients. The incumbent should have deep transactional experience and be knowledgeable about financial analysis, market and economic trends, financial laws, and contracts, and have commercial awareness of the local market. The incumbent should also be a highly ethical, articulate, and personable individual, and able to network effectively with business leaders locally and abroad. 



  • Candidates should possess a bachelor’s degree from a reputable University in a relevant discipline (including business, management, finance, economics, accounting, business law, international relations, engineering, mathematics, statistics, actuarial science, science) or other professional qualification from a recognized professional body, e.g., CFA, CPA, CGA, CIMA, ACCA, ASA, FSA, FRM. 

  • A CFA or MBA/Master’s Degree specializing in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Banking or Credit Management would be considered an asset 

  • Working knowledge of banking and financial laws and regulations as well as commercial contracts 

  • The person should have at least 4 years of experience in finance with a proven track record in areas of sourcing, structuring, and closing investments and/or supervising loan and/or equity exposures 

  • Strong financial and credit skills; ability to structure a variety of financial instruments (debt and equity) 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of industries, industry trends and opportunities in Guyana and the Caribbean region, and understanding of local issues 

  • Ability to interact directly and independently with the management of potential clients, financial and technical partners as well as government officials 

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to interact effectively with clients and colleagues from various cultural backgrounds 

  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients with a high level of professionalism and professional deportment 

  • Genuine commitment to the highest ethical standards and maintaining a non-partisan political perception of oneself  

  • Articulate with outstanding verbal and written communication skills in English. Working knowledge of another language will be an asset. 


  • Assist in evaluating, structuring, negotiating, syndicating, and closing capital markets transactions 

  • Assess the creditworthiness of clients while exercising sound credit judgment and best practices in corporate lending 

  • Ensures proper documentation/record keeping is in place and adheres to the Bank’s policies and procedures 

  • Engages and works with legal counsel to ensure that all legal documentation required for new and existing finance facilities are developed in accordance with credit approvals 

  • Negotiate with quantity surveyors, environmental firms, accountants, project managers, consultants, and other third-party firms to provide client support on projects 

  • Prepare sales and marketing teasers, term sheets, and other materials associated with syndication and other capital market transactions 

  • Provide effective and efficient professional support for respective clients through close and follow-up on all service issues 

  • Develop innovative and appropriate financial structures for straightforward transactions 

  • Participate or lead negotiations as appropriate; use financial competencies and personal influencing skills to overcome impasses and lead negotiations to a successful outcome 

  • Work with more senior management to develop a strong pipeline of good quality investment opportunities 

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, global and regional private businesses, banking and multilateral partners and government officials to further develop the capital markets sector in Guyana and to develop specific investment opportunities. 

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