CrossBoundary Group is Looking for a Power and Infrastructure Analyst / Associate in Johannesburg, South Africa

CrossBoundary Group is Looking for a Power and Infrastructure Analyst

CrossBoundary Group is Looking for a Power and Infrastructure Analyst / Associate in Johannesburg, South Africa

About the Firm

Founded in 2011, CrossBoundary is a mission-driven investment firm committed to unlocking the power of capital to make a substantial return while creating a lasting difference in frontier markets. We take a transaction-centered approach to frontier markets. CrossBoundary provides investment advisory services, having developed a specialized expertise in unleashing investment across all sectors in fragile and frontier markets. Our advisory clients include governments, development finance institutions, private equity firms, Fortune 100 companies, and research institutions. Learn more at

Job Description

CrossBoundary is recruiting a full-time Analyst/Associate to join our Power and Infrastructure (P&I) Advisory Practice. We are seeking candidates with experience working in the development or financing of Power and/or Infrastructure projects. Additionally, the Analyst/Associate, will contribute to all aspects of the P&I Advisory Practice, including business development and transaction advisory, alongside involvement in broader company initiatives. As a member of the team, you will actively contribute to a powerful intervention that has the potential for a significant positive impact on investment into emerging markets, in particular, investment that will improve renewable energy deployment in the regions we operate.

About CrossBoundary

CrossBoundary operates in frontier markets that also hold immense investment opportunities. The CrossBoundary team is a unique group made up of people who are genuinely excited by the opportunity to make a difference in some of the most challenging yet exciting markets in the world. Team members come from diverse backgrounds but share a number of qualities: curiosity, humility, integrity, a drive for excellence, and a bias for action.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Providing targeted support to developers of power and infrastructure projects or the public sector to overcome specific barriers they may face in their development process, including through:
    • Supporting complex commercial due diligence assignments
    • Performing market research and developing client-facing recommendations
    • Sourcing qualified investors
    • Advising on the structuring and deployment of innovative financing solutions
    • Performing sensitivity analyses and stress testing to examine impacts on valuation
    • Supporting the team in project and/or competitive procurement structuring and risk mitigation, financial modeling, drafting of investment memorandums, and capital raising
  • Supporting business development through proactive opportunity sourcing and relationship building, as well as responding to donor-funded procurements (EOIs and RFPs), including executing technical and financial proposals
  • Reporting on the progress of all projects on a bi-weekly, quarterly, annual, and ad-hoc basis and preparing slide decks for status updates to counterparties as needed
  • Preparing meeting notes/minutes from engagements with external counterparties


The ideal candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

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Power and Infrastructure Specific:

  • 1-4 years of experience working in the project finance or Power and/or Infrastructure team at one or more of the following: a specialist advisor, a renewable energy/infrastructure developer with a sizable project portfolio, top-tier infrastructure fund, a development finance institution, a lender, or an investment bank
  • Ability to split focus on multiple responsibilities and prioritize time appropriately
  • Comfort with ambiguity; able to adapt to ever-changing markets and maintain an updated understanding of how to operate in each market
  • Interest in novel clean energy technologies and eagerness to remain informed of the most recent developments and technological advancements in the sector


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Excellent analytical ability and discipline; ability to think clearly, structure problems logically, and then design and implement solutions that focus on the core issues
  • Excellent strategic writing and presentation skills; ability to communicate clearly and effectively with diverse audiences
  • Excellent quantitative skills; ability to apply analytical rigor to complex and uncertain tasks
  • Excellent strategic writing and presentation skills; ability to communicate clearly and effectively with diverse audiences
  • Familiarity and comfort with Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel
  • Fluent in English. French and/or Spanish language skills beneficiary but not required
  • Experience working in emerging markets; Africa, South/Southeast Asia, and Latin America would be preferred.

Johannesburg (South Africa) or Nairobi (Kenya)

Equal Opportunity Employer
CrossBoundary is an equal opportunity employer. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to our People team at [email protected]

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