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NOW HIRING: Junior Analyst

HAVAÍC is a Cape Town-based investment and advisory firm that invests in and supports early-stage, high-growth, and impactful South African and African technology businesses with global potential.


We are growing our portfolio and funds under management substantially and are seeking a dynamic self-starter to support the investment team. The role is to take a junior analyst position within the investment team in order to meet the demand from target companies we are looking to invest in and support the existing portfolio.

The preferred candidate should have the following:

  • A minimum of an undergraduate degree (finance related), CA, CFA, and Honours degree, or other relevant accreditation would be beneficial but not required;

  • At least one year of working experience in the financial or related sectors. Preference is given to candidates with non-listed equity valuation and financial modelling experience;

  • High proficiency with MS Excel, Word, and Outlook with strong verbal and written communication skills;

  • The role will include (but not limited to):

    • Conducting financial due diligence focused around:

      • Financial modelling and analysis;

      • Company and industry analysis;

    • Advanced presentation and reporting through spreadsheets and documents

    • Portfolio performance monitoring

      • Collection and interpretation of key performance metrics

    • Travel and events

      • National and regional travel and attending industry-related events

    • Assisting with aspects relating to executing, managing, and reporting on investments, with direct exposure to the businesses Partners, the investment process, the deal team, and underlying portfolio investments.

  • Entrepreneurial mindset, self-starter, and desire to join a Venture Capital (VC) firm that is quickly growing and making a positive impact in the African VC ecosystem;

  • Remuneration package will be aligned to the candidate and may include performance and equity targets;

  • Cape Town (HQ) based (while flexibility and work-life balance are encouraged, this role is not for candidates seeking to work remotely).

Interested candidates should seek an introduction to one of the partners or contact ian.lessem@havaic.com or rob.heath@havaic.com directly. CVs should be accompanied by a cover letter outlining why the candidate is interested in joining the team and what unique skills, experience, and networks they bring, as well as complete academic transcripts.


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