Mining Investment Specialist – 3 Month Fixed Contract (Gaborone)


By identifying strategic mining investments and development opportunities, the successful incumbent will have to assist in the reliable and feasible investment decisions that would lead to the diversity and optimisation of the clients investment portfolio.



  • Company: Mining Company
  • Location: Botswana
  • Date Posted: 08.03.2018
  • Industry: Mining
  • Nationality: Open
  • Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
  • Qualifications: Degree in Business or Finance (CFA Preferred) or related Mining Degree
  • Assignment: 3 Month Fixed Contract

Job Description

  • With good knowledge of the mining investment lifecycle and good business acumen, responsibilities include to identify local mining and mineral opportunities
  • Analyse Investment opportunities and the criteria as well as collaborating in the process
  • Collate and summarise information regarding identified opportunities
  • Coordinate and review collated information done in order to identify any gaps
  • Summarise relevant salient commercial and technical matters

  • Know your customer (KYC) information and procedures
  • Develop a work plan and budget for additional out of pocket costs
  • Perform desktop reviews to assess economic and technical viability and suitability for investments
  • Prepare financial models, demonstrating project cash flows, estimation of NPV, IRR and payback period
  • Preparation of weekly and monthly reports
  • Identify concerns and risks
  • Development of overall work plan, resource estimates, activities and necessary people to be involved in Projects

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  • Determine a screening and ranking criteria for all opportunities
  • Develop a work plan and budget additional out-of-pocket costs to be incurred in relation to each opportunity
  • Present the results to stakeholders
  • Where relevant, prepare a high level preliminary financial model to demonstrate relevant project cash flows, estimations etc
  • Highlight fatal flaws to the proposed investment
  • Set out the high-level optimal deal type options e.g. equity or debt investment, technical support, corporate finance advisory etc.; and summarise possible funding services

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree in Business or Finance (CFA Preferred) or any related Mining Degree
  • Extensive experience in the Mining Investment Industry/Mining Corporate Finance
  • Experience with appraising mining/mineral investment opportunities
  • Mergers and acquisitions transactions in the mining/minerals sector
  • Experience with developing financial models and analytical outputs
  • Knowledge of the mining investment lifecycle
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Valid drivers licence




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