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Graduate Investment Banking Boot Camp Diaspora GIBCD1 2014 Via HRinAction

Date Posted: 16/Feb/2014
Deadline: Not Specified
  • Specialization Admin / Finance
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria

HRinAction is a Career Leadership Outfit established to give exceptional graduates a platform to kick start their career in their preferred chosen field. We seek to discover great talent for the workplace and ensure outstanding individuals meet the choice employer that suits their creative ability, innate passion, educational background and special workplace features. This we achieve through career fairs, leadership outreaches and job internship programs. At HRinAction, focus development areas for us is in Finance, Sales and ICT Development.Our mission is to discover and develop exceptional Staff for the Work place We are focused on HR Development Activities, CSR based Career Leadership programs for fresh graduates and The Nigerian Diasporan Youth

Job description

GIBCD1 is a Career Leadership initiative for young Nigerian Diasporan graduates. An 8 week intensive program which avails participants’ career opportunities as Analysts in the Investment Banking Sector. It is an intensive program structured to support learning opportunities, mentoring, feedback, networking, group learning activities and developmental opportunities for a strong career foundation in financial services. Candidates will play key roles in providing client solutions and advice drawn from quality data analysis, Participants will be required to make positive personal impact and a right attitude from the very start




On this program, a lot more will be required of participants than simply running numbers; participants will be expected to read numbers, understand the story they tell and how they fit together, identify trends and patterns,  speak up if with a new idea or a different perspective. Work functions and tasks around big deals in investment banking will be posed and candidates will be required to interact with clients almost immediately, if possible travel for projects and handle important responsibilities.

Participants will be required to:

  • Perform valuation analyses using various methodologies including discounted cash flow, leveraged buyout, trading comparables and transaction comparables 
  • Participate in the origination and execution of equity and debt transactions
  • Build detailed financial models to evaluate performance under various operating scenarios and to analyze the impacts of different capital structures and potential M&A transactions
  • Prepare presentation materials for use in client meetings, covering topics such as strategic alternatives, capital markets activity and general corporate finance
  • Participate in all stages of transaction executions, from the pitch phase through to closing
  • Coordinate efforts with deal team members across the Investment Bank


Training and Development


This boot camp is benchmarked against global best practice and can be adjudged the best opportunity for any intending analyst in the investment banking business. Participants will be introduced to investment banking structure, clients, products, services and business practices. 

Participants will learn about different business strategy and work cultures applicable in the global investment bank and those in our home country. Specific segments of the program will focus on skills such as Market economics, accounting, financial modeling, applied corporate finance, valuation analytics, capital markets products, credit and risk analysis along with professional skills, such as business communication and selling skills and a global strategy experience. 

Desired Skills and Experience

  1. What we look for

The work is fast paced, demanding and intellectually stimulating therefore we seek candidates with

  • Excellent quantitative, analytical and communication skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines,
  • Aptitude to synthesize large amounts of information and develop innovative solutions.
  • Adaptable, able to manage projects independently and ready to assume a high level of responsibility as a member of a team.
  • A well-rounded academic background, with coursework in finance or economics, is recommended. For non financial or mathematical background applicants, an aptitude for numbers is a must and must be proven with facts and possibly work history
  • Candidates must demonstrate academic strength, strong teamwork, communication skills and a high energy level.
  • A passion for the IB business is an essential prerequisite
  • Prior volunteer work, internship, work placement in similar business environment will be a strong advantage
  • Applicant MUST have studied in the UK,Europe or the Americas


Programs to be taught include:

  • Global Investment banking
  • Global Markets
  • Asset Management
  • Treasury and Securities Services program 

The program will focus extensively on team work and group presentations at the same time focus on each individual to help connect what is learnt to day-to-day work life.



Career Opportunities for Participants:

  • Participants on the program have a firsthand opportunity to get hired by leading players in the financial services industry
  • An opportunity to build a career in any of the following areas : Capital Markets, M&A, Public Finance, Equity Research, Credit Risk, Sales & Trading, Credit Research, Market Risk, Private Banking, Wealth Management and Investment Management
  • An opportunity to network closely with the players in the market
  • An opportunity to commence first stage membership of the Institute for Business Analysis
  • All Shortlisted candidates will be tested on their creative ability and analytical skills and proven interest to build a career in investment banking and credit bureaus   
  • Application must be titled GIBCD1, Name and Country of Study, accompanied with a cover letter giving compelling justifications to be part of the GIBCD1 internship training program

Shortlisted candidates MAY be required to pay a  participation fee



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