GroFin is a pioneering private development finance institution specializing in the finance and support of small and growing businesses (SGBs). Since our inception in 2004, we have established a wide network of local offices in 15 countries throughout Africa and the Middle East. Our head office is based in Bambous, Mauritius.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Investor Relations Officer (IRO) at our Mauritius office.

Investor Relations Officer

The IRO’s main accountability is to conduct extensive research and analysis, maintaining Investors/Funders Intelligence database to support projects for raising capital for funds and grants for SME Business Support Facilities.

The Investor Relations Officer should be able to demonstrate experience with a track record in investor relations, funds/grant raising/ market intelligence gained either within a fund management environment, non-profit organisation, or similar entity

The ideal candidate has the ability to understand financial reports and studies daily financial market happenings. He/she has the ability to understand financial reports to convey the same to external investors. S/he has excellent communication skills with the ability to build relationships within the business and with external providers.

Desired profile:

  • At least 3 years of experience as Investment Officer
  • A post-graduate degree in a related field is required
  • Experience in preparation of capital/grant raising proposals and concept notes
  • Demonstrable experience of financial communication, marketing, and media relations
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills