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Stanbic IBTC Bank Job Vacancy Associate, Debt Capital Markets

Stanbic IBTC Bank is a leading African banking group focused on emerging markets globally. It has been a mainstay of South Africa’s financial system for 150 years, and now spans 16 countries across the African continent.

Standard Bank is a firm believer in technical innovation, to help us guarantee exceptional client service and leading edge financial solutions. Our growing global success reflects our commitment to the latest solutions, the best people, and a uniquely flexible and vibrant working culture. To help us drive our success into the future, we are looking for resourceful individuals to join our dedicated team at our offices.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Associate, Debt Capital Markets

Job ID: 34862
Job Sector: Investment Banking

Job Details

  • Investment Banking provides clients with a range of advisory and financing solutions. Specialising in high-growth emerging markets, our expert advisers work on mergers and acquisitions, capital restructurings and empowerment deals, as well as arranging finance for acquisitions, client projects and property transactions.

Job Purpose
The primary purpose of the job is to actively contribute towards achieving the goals of the DCM team by:

  • Support origination of DCM transactions in Nigeria, with corporate entities, supra nationals, sub-nationals and related entities
  • Manage or assist manage transaction execution across all product categories including; vanilla bonds and commercial papers, equity linked and structured credit products, as well as supervising analysts in the deal team
  • Contributing towards generation of ideas that lead to product innovation, better transaction management and zero tolerance lapses in fulfilment of compliance requirements
  • Integration with the various Global Markets, credit structuring and sales platforms, and making use of these areas and technology to incorporate derivatives or other strategic solutions within a financing structure (structured capital markets)
  • Assisting with origination and growth of cross border DCM opportunities, thus playing a strong role in the further development of the Standard Bank Group’s DCM franchise
  • Building close relationship with investors
  • Participating in industry advocacy and contributing to the overall growth of the Nigerian Debt Capital Markets.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Research & Data mining capabilities – Ability to retrieve data from a wide variety of data sources and interpret and present accurate and dependable data
  • Analytical and quantitative background
  • Understanding of DCM and structured products
  • Understanding of debt capital markets documentation and processes
  • Understanding of ratings process
  • Accurately interpret and apply regulatory legal concepts
  • Project management
  • Business writing and presentation skills.
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Project Management:

  • Pitch book development and preparation of other client marketing materials
  • Assist with transaction structuring
  • Lead transaction execution and manage the members of the deal team
  • Prepare transaction documentation including prospectus, term sheet, financial models, presentations and marketing materials
  • Work with the legal team to review all legal documentation, as well as participate in negotiating transaction agreements
  • Coordinate and manage relationships with all transaction parties
  • Assist senior members of the department in day-to-day work as delegated and carrying out other duties as required in addition
  • Understanding of transaction timelines and deliverables
  • Client liaison where required
  • Assist in spotting origination opportunities for both domestic and international DCM transactions
  • Actively drive investor engagement and distribution
  • Record filing and management – Maintaining proper filing records
  • Salesforce updates
  • Revenue tracking
  • Marketing support
  • Industry awards co-ordination.

Risk and Compliance:

  • Knowledge of SICL’s procedures manual – Ensure that transactions are executed in line with the relevant rules and regulations and internal Corporate Finance procedures
  • Supervise junior team members (analysts) to acquire knowledge of and apply “Departmental Operating Manual” for DCM unit
  • Supervise and monitor analysts to ensure compliance with KYC, mandate approval process, conflicts clearance and other internal processes for all transactions
  • Adherence to the SEC Code of Conduct for Capital Market operators
  • Engagement with the regulators, particularly the Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission, The Nigerian Stock Exchange, National Pension Commission and the FMDQ rules governing the issuance of public securities and other transactions
  • Satisfactory internal compliance and audit ratings
  • Knowledge of the CBN regulatory guidelines
  • Knowledge of Salesforce reporting standards
  • Adherence to the Group’s Conflicts Clearance process
  • Participation in the mandatory Compliance trainings


  • Personal development
  • Knowledge share
  • People Management
  • Support development of the Investment Banking Analyst Pool
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  • Self-motivated
  • Committed to excellence
  • Good team spirit
  • Humble
  • Confident
  • Well-mannered/ respectful
  • Pride in our Brand
  • Hard working
  • Willingness to volunteer for adhoc projects – Assist with special ad-hoc projects, presentations and initiatives as assigned.
  • Live the Group’s values

Cross-Sell and Maintaining Internal Relationships:

  • Investment Banking Team
  • Coverage Teams
  • Global Markets Team
  • Transactional Products & Services Team
  • Stockbroking Team
  • Wealth and Investment Team
  • CIB Legal Team
  • IB Finance Team
  • Company Secretariat.

Developing External Stakeholder Relationships:

  • Clients
  • Regulators
  • Representation at industry or regulatory committees
  • Actively monitor changes to the rules and regulations pertaining to capital and money market activities
  • Investors
  • Building close relationship with investors
  • Coordinate and manage relationships with all transaction parties

Preferred Qualifications and Experience


  • First Degree in Finance and Accounting, Mathematical Sciences
  • Further education such as a master’s and / or professional certification such as ACA / CA / CIMA / CFA / membership of a professional society may be an advantage

Investment Banking:

  • 3-4 Years
  • Evidence of the provision of transaction origination support, execution support and administrative support to the associates, managers and unit heads of the corporate finance business. Experience within debt capital markets or debt advisory/lending in Nigeria or other emerging or developed markets would be important.


  • 3-4 Years
  • Evidence of working in and understanding finance, financial statement analysis

Corporate Banking:

  • 3-4 Years
  • Evidence of providing transaction origination support, managing client relationships

Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise
Technical Competencies:

  • Interpreting Financial Statements – The ability to interpret financial reports, measure performance and execute key ratio analyses
  • An in depth, experiential understanding of more advanced analyses and the way in which financial ratios, trends, business and value drivers interact.
  • Legal Compliance – ability to comply with relevant legislation, regulatory and professional standards.
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Framework – Insight into and understanding of the various laws and regulations regulating the financial services industry.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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