Transaction Manager

Transaction Manager

The Company

Stronghold Global is a dynamic international company with a global presence, including offices in Africa, the UK, and ongoing expansion into the UAE. Our core activities revolve around three main business lines consisting of financial services, project development and investment holding with an established Investment Banking division in both the UK and Abu Dhabi.  

Our main mission is to drive the development, financing, and successful execution of significant projects in emerging and developed markets. Stronghold specializes in the origination and execution of impactful projects, spanning infrastructure, real estate, manufacturing, and natural resources. 

At the heart of our approach are strong commitments to environmental and social responsibility, making us a responsible and forward-thinking organization. 

The Role

Our Transaction Managers assume responsibility for overseeing highly intricate and specialised deal transactions and structures aligned with specific business segments or multiple product segments, from inception to completion. This role serves as a pivotal liaison with external legal counsel and, in collaboration with Client & Business Development, leads negotiations to establish the terms of the structure. 

This is initially a 12 month contract role.

Job Summary

Deal Management: 

  • Collaborate with external legal counsel on complex transactions, ensuring accurate governing document representation. 
  • Alert the internal Legal department about unique features in dealing documents to prevent potential legal issues. 
  • Ensure compliance with KYC, account setup, and tax requirements before finalizing deals. 
  • Obtain internal stakeholder endorsement before executing new issuance documents. 
  • Coordinate closing schedules and provide clear instructions for account setup. 
  • Manage program issuance, overseeing fund flows, payments, and counsel fees. 
  • Securely handle securities, credit facilities, and collateral. 
  • Securely retain and scan investor and contractual documents. 
  • Complete post-close tasks promptly and align with company policies. 
  • Execute actions per deal documents for compliance approval. 
  • Review post-closing matters, collaborate with legal counsel, and adhere to policies. 
  • Resolve issues from document examination during the deal’s lifespan. 
  • Communicate and escalate defaulted transactions as per policy. 

General Transaction Management: 

  • Understand internal policies. 
  • Build strong relationships with clients and stakeholders. 
  • Ensure timely legal bill collection and offer feedback on external counsel performance. 

About you

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications

  • Preferred qualification in civil or common law jurisdiction. 
  • Extensive experience in Corporate Trust and/or banking environments. 
  • Proficiency in debt capital markets and adeptness in document negotiation. 
  • Skillful in risk mitigation through successful negotiation with internal and external parties. 
  • Ability to thrive under demanding deadlines and adeptness in resolving complex issues. 

You may be the sort of person who:

  • Engages effectively with clients, advisors, and stakeholders to establish mutually agreeable deal terms. 
  • Strives for excellence in client service delivery while efficiently managing multiple transactions within tight timeframes. 
  • Has excellent communication skills to effectively negotiate, persuade, and influence stakeholders. 
  • Is proficient in managing relationships, handling difficulties in a time-sensitive environment, and optimizing client service delivery while adhering to company policies. 
Job Category: Investment
Job Location: London

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