Investment Analyst (M/F/X)

Full-time, Remote, east Africa

Application deadline

July 15th, 2022

Position Description

As Investment Analyst you are supporting the Investment Principal for the product and portfolio management, using Uncap’s technical platform and behavioral science approach. You will make data-driven decisions to tailor and adapt our investment product, audit the tech-based selection process, and inform the ongoing development of the portfolio management tool. We are looking for someone who can grow into a more senior role, and further strengthen the investment team.

key Responsibilities

    • Improve and execute on a highly automated digital process to efficiently scale the sourcing and selection of investment opportunities.
    • Pipeline Management – follow-up support to potential investment targets through multiple mediums (emails, calls, 3 party service providers).
    • Support the investment due diligence analysis and shortlisting process.
    • Work closely with the Investment Principal, Product Lead & Marketing Lead to improve internal processes and customer experience and satisfaction
    • Collaborate with data scientist to analyze data to identify key trends and success criteria
    • Coordinate, track, and help implement offerings on our value-add platform to our investees
    • Support in all fields of portfolio management including tracking of key metrics and reporting


    • 2-3 years experience in a venture fund, management consulting firm or within a rapidly growing startup. Financial modelling & analytics acumen
    • Good understanding of financial modelling and accounting
    • Hands-on self-starter who can take on and manage projects, as well as small teams, independently
    • Comfortable with remote working and great communication skills
    • Passionate about our mission and aligned with our values
    • Extensive local experience in sub-Saharan Africa

What we offer

    • An exciting start-up environment with plenty of opportunities to grow your skills and take on new responsibilities
    • The chance to join a small, ambitious and fun team on its journey to revolutionize access to funding by democratizing capital in sub-Saharan Africa
    • Very open, hands-on and supportive work culture

About us

ENTREPRENEURIAL POTENTIAL IS GLOBAL, but opportunity is not. We aim to change that. Uncap is a pioneering Fintech making early-stage investments (between €10-50k) accessible to every good entrepreneur in sub-Saharan Africa. We use a remote, data-driven and scalable investment approach.

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