Summer Associate

Summer Associate


Summer Associate

Details of the offer

CrossBoundary is recruiting Summer Associates to join our teams in Dakar, Senegal; Dubai, UAE; Johannesburg, South Africa; Lagos, Nigeria; Nairobi, Kenya; London, England; Bangkok, Thailand; and Washington, DC. As a member of one of our teams, you will actively help unlock capital in frontier markets by working with a broad range of investors, donors, and companies seeking capital, to facilitate investment in the regions where we work.
CrossBoundary is not a development firm and is not seeking typical development skills. As a Summer Associate, you will identify and evaluate investment opportunities, conduct macroeconomic market assessments, and provide transaction support. Experience in developing countries is preferred.
Ideal candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:
Strong quantitative skills

Excellent analytical ability and discipline; ability to think clearly, structure problems logically, and then design and implement solutions that focus on the core issues

Ability to build strong relationships with partners and colleagues in challenging environments

Excellent presentation skills; ability to communicate clearly and effectively with diverse audiences

Self-starter who is passionate about creating lasting change in frontier markets

Comfort with ambiguity; ability to operate effectively in a changing contexts

Experience working in developing countries

Language proficiency in location a plus

3+ years in top tier banking, consulting, private equity, or similar

Currently an MA or MBA candidate


Transaction identification and evaluation
Identify and rigorously assess investment opportunities

Market assessment and ongoing market analysis
Conduct macroeconomic, regulatory, and operational assessments

Provide sector analysis of priority areas for investment

Investor sourcing
Assist in identifying qualified investors

Manage numerous investor relationships

Transaction support
Assist, and often lead the team in supporting complex transactions

Job Requirements
Required education
: Bachelor's degree

Required relevant work experience
: 3 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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