Head Portfolio Performance

The Head of Portfolio Performance is responsible for both supporting and monitoring the performance of FSDAi’s overall portfolio of investments, aiming to optimise the achievement of FSDAi’s purpose, and primary investment goal, of ‘making finance work for Africa’s future’. The job holder proactively supports performance by collating market insights and business analytics, seeking to understand the factors that influence performance and translating this into an integrated investment strategy for approval by the Board. Additionally, s/he takes an overview of business processes, activities and workloads required to manage the portfolio and provides coordination to the team; in particular, facilitating effective collaboration between Investment teams and the Risk & Legal teams.
The Head of Portfolio Performance ensures that portfolio performance data is collected and validated; analysing the results and producing both regular and ad-hoc portfolio performance reports. S/he leads the team to review results, identifying lessons learned, and planning subsequent action; this might be an adjustment to strategy if results are not yet optimal, or a decision to scale-up effective investments and interventions.