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The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) – The bank was established in Abuja, Nigeria in October, 1993 by African Governments, African private and institutional investors as well as non-African financial institutions and private investors for the purpose of financing, promoting and expanding intra-African and extra-African trade. The Bank, headquartered in Cairo, the capital of the Arab Republic of Egypt.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Manager, Export Development (Export Development Finance)

Reference Number: THJBLR4
Location: Cairo, Egypt

Responsibilities

  • Originating and completing Export related projects across a spectrum of sectors in different countries in liaison with the branch teams and with support from the Head of Export Development;
  • Structuring transactions/projects that support industrialization and export development, developing and negotiating term sheets to execution;
  • Participate in the preparation of annual business development plans, covering all aspects of financing of projects in respect of our export development programme;
  • Translate business development plans into real business for the Bank from all segments of the Trade and Export markets by structuring and financing:
    • Export manufacturing projects
    • Agro-processing projects; and
    • Service export projects
  • Developing, marketing and managing product programmes such as the CONMED, CONTOUR, AFRICOIN and Non-equity modes as a means of facilitating industrialization and export development;
  • Design schemes and road-shows for establishing market presence with emphasis on broadening the geographic scope of the Bank’s activities and promoting industrialization and export development;
  • Manage given portfolios, from the process of origination, credit approval and contracting to ensure that the process is finalised within optimal time;
  • Supporting the Credit Assessment department with relevant information to facilitate the credit process and the Legal department during transaction documentation;
  • In line with the above, liaise with the Banking Operations department to ensure that once approval is obtained, disbursement is done within the required timelines and that the portfolio is managed according to the terms of the agreement and to the client’s satisfaction, until expiry of the same;
  • Establishing ties with market participants including international banks, African financial institutions, project finance intermediaries, project sponsors and developers, corporates and commodity boards and organizations; and
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management.

Requirements, Qualification and Skill

  • A First Degree plus a Post graduate degree in Business Administration, Banking or Finance from a recognized University;
  • A professional qualification in Banking or International Trade Finance will be an added advantage;
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years with a leading organisation and familiarity with the major trade and export development finance products to be offered to clients especially syndication, co-financing, club deals, structured trade finance, project finance, corporate finance risk participations, project-related financing and considerable knowledge of how these works;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting and therefore knowledge of the workings of the main segments of the trade finance markets and the participants in major regions of Africa;
  • Ability to meet senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and win their confidence that the specialist’s products will meet the needs of these parties;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic, and Portuguese);
  • Proven experience in marketing trade and project finance products.  The candidate must demonstrate experience and knowledge of designing and selling structured trade finance products;
  • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required in order to achieve the Bank’s objectives; and
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals.

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Manager, Intra African Trade Initiative (Trade & Corporate Finance)

Reference Number: THJBLR2
Location: Cairo, Egypt

Responsibilities

  • Preparation of an annual Marketing Plan for the unit, derived from the Bank’s Strategic Plan for Management’s Approval;
  • Implementing marketing plans and strategies for deepening and expanding various activities of intra-African trade as approved by the Bank;
  • In liaison with the Client Relations teams, managing all intra-African trade customer relations, originating and on-boarding clients;
  • Structuring all intra-African trade transactions involving structured trade, supply chain finance, financial institutions and corporate finance loans;
  • Work with the Project finance product teams (limited recourse) to structure intra-African trade related-project finance loans;
  • Work with the Advisory & Capital Markets team to structure intra-African Advisory and Capital Market transactions;
  • Work with the Syndications Department for distributing large ticket intra-African trade deals;
  • Work with the Guarantees and Specialised Finance to structure intra-African trade related transactions that required ECA support and for structuring specialized guarantee products
  • Assist in the installation and mobilise for the wide spread use of the Bank’s intra-African mobile payment platform;
  • Use the services of Treasury to find solutions for clients from a derivatives perspective to manage currency, interest rate, and price risks;
  • As may be delegated by Senior Management, representing the Bank in high level meetings, fora and making presentations in conformity with the high standards for which the Bank has become known; and
  • Any other duties as assigned by Senior Management.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree and Postgraduate Degree in Business, Banking or Finance from a recognized University;
  • A recognized post graduate professional qualification in Banking will be an advantage;
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years with a leading financial services organisation and familiarity with the major trade finance products to be offered to clients especially structured trade finance, syndication, co-financing, club deals, correspondent banking products including letters of credit, factoring, forfaiting, structured trade finance, carbon financing, corporate finance risk participations, project-related financing and considerable knowledge of how these work;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa;
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and to represent the Bank in important professional fora where oral presentation of papers will be necessary to high level technical and professional audiences;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese);
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals;
  • Ability to demonstrate proof of passion and commitment to the socio-economic empowerment of African countries and the ability to support the achievement of Afreximbank’s mandate.

Contractual Information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Manager, Advisory & Capital Markets (Capital Markets)

Reference Number: THJBLR3
Location: Cairo, Egypt

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide close support to the Departmental Head in creating and maintaining strong relationships with African governments, financial institutions and corporates as well as offshore investors (bond investors, private equity firms, venture capital companies and corporates) to facilitate development of a strong pipeline of good quality investment banking opportunities in support of the Bank`s mandate;
  • Provide technical input in all transactions which will enable African governments, public enterprises, supranational organizations, financial institutions and large corporates to access international bond markets to raise medium to long-term funding which is required to finance investments in trade-facilitating infrastructure, industrial processing plants and trade-related activities across the continent;
  • Keep abreast of developments in the global economy and capital markets;
  • Execute transactions which will contribute to development of Africa`s capital markets to ensure that they play a pivotal role in channelling portfolio investment flows into the continent especially in support of companies engaged in trade;
  • Market debt and equity product offerings to corporate, financial institutions and government clients;
  • Execute listing of bond and equity transactions in partnership with internal teams and external partners;
  • Daily responsibilities include both leading bond and equity execution as well as marketing, e.g.  preparing market updates, conducting due diligence, internal/external project management, and client management through marketing and pricing dynamics;
  • Establish a high degree of trust with clients during execution, and grow rapport with clients by demonstrating an understanding of their needs and being responsive;
  • Understand Afreximbank’s approach and policies for managing risks and applicable legal and regulatory rules;
  • Proactively share information, knowledge and ideas to promote team success;
  • Provide analytical & modelling support, structuring ideas, financing agreement negotiation support, and oversee all aspects of transaction execution;
  • Manage underwriter, rating agency, issuer counsel, accountant, and trustee engagements;
  • Prepare rating agency presentations and investor presentations;
  • Coordinate rating agency and underwriter due diligence;
  • Partner with legal counsel to develop financing documents and transaction prospectus;
  • Arrange institutional investor roadshows;
  • Advise African enterprises on tax efficient ways of returning cash to their shareholders. This will entail assessing suitability of cash dividends, stock dividends and share repurchases etc for businesses at various stages of their life cycles;
  • Implement structures to assist the Bank in mobilizing equity;
  • Implement structures to assist various clients to raise funds through securitization structures;
  • Prepare financial models and conduct related industry and market research and Adhoc financial forecasting, analyses and modelling to support the investment advice process of the Bank;
  • Adding value to the work done by Associate by enhancing substance to the proposals, reviewing accuracy of factual representations, logical integrity of all calculations in financial models and improving general presentation;
  • Participate in negotiations, use negotiation skills to overcome difficulties and finalize negotiations in capital market and advisory transactions;
  • Manage subordinate staff performance through appropriate performance planning, coaching and performance reviews;
  • Assist the unit head in marketing Capital Market services;
  • Implement new methodologies to improve all Capital Market services related processes;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned to the jobholder by Senior Management.

Requirements – Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor and Master’s degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Business Administration or other disciplines relevant to the position.
  • A relevant professional qualification e.g. CFA will be an advantage;
  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience in the financial services or consulting industry and demonstrated knowledge and experience in DCM transactions;
  • Demonstrable experience working in the front office of a top tier Investment Bank and/or Capital Markets firm;
  • Highly driven, detail-oriented, diligent with strong analytical, communication and writing skills;
  • Demonstrable proficiency with market and product terms. Well versed in the quantitative nature and framework of fixed income and equity products;
  • Understands the different types of credit and underwriting risks and can discuss in detail ways of risk management and mitigation;
  • Thorough understanding of market drivers and dynamics;
  • Understands transaction cycle and demonstrates detail orientation during execution;
  • Ability to thrive on the challenge of competitive pressures and remain focused on client needs;
  • Ability to interact comfortably with business clients and management;
  • Self-directed, highly motivated, and able to work independently and in team;
  • Previous experience in credit and/or financial institution capital markets a plus;
  • Demonstrable experience in investment banking and advisory services in Africa will be an added advantage;
  • Demonstrated aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analysis with a solid understanding of financial statements, financial modeling and company or industry analysis;
  • Advanced Excel skills and very strong financial modelling skills required;
  • Ability to follow-up independently and consistently and play the critical role as the project manager on most assignments and the primary capital markets contact;
  • Ability to immediately contribute to the group based on past experience and help to transfer best practices and knowledge
  • Self-starting team player who can think strategically and excel in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, challenging work environment;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa;
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, regulators, corporates and governments;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese); and
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources from varied cultural backgrounds to attain goals

Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Manager, Legal (Banking & Finance – Francophone)

Reference Number: MARBLR06
Location: Cairo, Egypt

Responsibilities

  • Supporting the coordination of the Bank’s internal and external legal capacities in the performance of its legal function and working with internal legal staff and external parties as approved by Management;
  • Preparation of a variety of legal documentation including transaction documentation designed to protect the interests of the Bank as lender, borrower, co-lender, service user or provider and in a wide range of other capacities;
  • Negotiation of legal documents with the Bank’s legal counter-parties and under the guidance of Management;
  • Providing legal advice to management and staff in all areas of the Bank’s activities and proffering solutions to legal problems, constraints, risks, options, consequences and approaches;
  • Review legal documentation prepared for the Bank or arising from the work of the Bank;
  • Representing the Bank internally and externally in negotiation, disputes, consultations and other proceedings that require legal representation;
  • Participation in legal aspects of the Bank’s business and lending as well as borrowing operations including loan administration and various committees as management may specify; and
  • Any other duties as assigned by senior management.

Requirements, Qualification and Skill

  • A good first degree in French Civil Law and either a relevant post-graduate degree from a recognised University or a Diploma in Legal Practice from a recognised school in lieu;
  • Professional legal practice and experience of not less than 8 years, with emphasis on the banking and finance industry is required, backed with demonstrated experience in any of the following areas; structured trade and corporate finance; project and asset-based finance; guarantees and specialised finance; financial institutions lending; sovereign lending;
  • This is a Transactional Banking role with a focus on the lending activities of the Bank. Strong banking and finance law fundamentals are essential;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa and specifically OHADA;
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and to present legal advice on various management issues to the Bank’s senior management and the Board;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French and English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (Arabic and Portuguese);
  • Strong skills in drafting a variety of legal documents and communicating complex issues clearly and concisely;
  • Ability to speedily grasp the essence, content and implications of the Bank’s constitutive documents to be able to provide advice on them;
  • Ability to review under strict deadlines long and complex transactions and other legal documents;
  • Negotiating skills and capacity to work with other professionals including non-legal professionals to develop innovative solutions to conflicting interests and positions; and
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals; and
  • High levels of emotional intelligence and emotional resilience to be a good team player in a diverse legal team is a requirement;

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to “Martine Ralfe” via: mralfe@caglobalint.com Using the “Job Title” as the subject of the mail.
Or
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Manager, Project & Asset Based Finance (Asset Based Finance)

Reference Number: LEEBLR6
Location: Cairo / Egypt

Responsibilities

  • Originating and completing commercially viable Asset based finance transactions across all industries in different member countries in liaison with the branch teams and with support from the Head of Project & Asset Based Finance;
  • Evaluate and appraising proposals from clients requiring Asset Based Finance and giving feedback with the aim of making the transactions bankable;
  • Structuring projects, developing and negotiating term sheets to execution;
  • Participate in the preparation of annual business development plans, in relations to Asset based finance projects;
  • Translate business development plans into real business for the Bank from all segments of Asset based financing market;
  • Developing, marketing and managing products cutting across multiple industries where Asset based finance is required;
  • Manage given portfolios, from the process of origination, credit approval and contracting to ensure that the process is finalised within optimal time;
  • Supporting the credit department with relevant information to facilitate the credit process and the legal department in the facilitation of transaction documentation;
  • In line with the above, liaise with the Banking Operations department to ensure that once approval is obtained, disbursement is done within the required timelines and that the portfolio is managed according to the terms of the agreement and to the client’s satisfaction, until expiry of the same;
  • Establishing ties with market participants including international banks, African financial institutions, (project finance intermediaries), project sponsors and developers, corporates and commodity boards and organizations;
  • Train and equip the Client Relations Team on Asset Based products so that they can market it and look out for opportunity for Afreximbank to intervene;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by senior management.

Requirements, Qualification and Skill

  • Post graduate degree in Business Administration, Banking or Finance from a recognized University;
  • A professional qualification in Banking or International Trade Finance will be an added advantage;
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years with a leading organisation and familiarity with the major trade and project finance products to be offered to clients especially syndication, co-financing, club deals, correspondent banking products including letters of credit, factoring, forfaiting, structured trade finance, corporate finance risk participations, project-related financing and considerable knowledge of how these works;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting and therefore knowledge of the workings of the main segments of the trade finance markets and the participants in major regions of Africa;
  • Ability to meet senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and win their confidence that the specialist’s products will meet the needs of these parties;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese);
  • Proven experience in marketing trade and project finance products.  The candidate must demonstrate experience and knowledge of designing and selling structured trade finance products;
  • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required in order to achieve the Bank’s objectives;
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals.

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo, Egypt
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to “Lise Kotze” via: lkotze@caglobalint.com using the Job Title as subject of the email.
Or
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Manager, Project & Asset Based Finance (Extractives)

Reference Number: LEEBLR5
Location: Cairo, Egypt

Responsibilities

  • Originating and completing commercially viable transactions in the extractive industry across all segments in different member countries in liaison with the branch teams and with support from the Head of Project & Asset Based Finance;
  • Evaluate and appraising proposals from clients requiring financing in the Extractive sector and giving feedback with the aim of making the transactions bankable;
  • Structuring projects, developing and negotiating term sheets to execution;
  • Participate in the preparation of annual business development plans, in relations to extractive projects;
  • Translate business development plans into real business for the Bank from all segments of extractive market;
  • Developing, marketing and managing products cutting across multiple segment in the extractive industry;
  • Manage given portfolios, from the process of origination, credit approval and contracting to ensure that the process is finalised within optimal time;
  • Supporting the credit department with relevant information to facilitate the credit process and the legal department in the facilitation of transaction documentation;
  • In line with the above, liaise with the Banking Operations department to ensure that once approval is obtained, disbursement is done within the required timelines and that the portfolio is managed according to the terms of the agreement and to the client’s satisfaction, until expiry of the same;
  • Establishing ties with market participants including international banks, African financial institutions, (project finance intermediaries), project sponsors and developers, corporates and commodity boards and organizations;
  • Train and equip the Client Relations Team on products for the extractive sector so that they can market it and look out for opportunity for Afreximbank to intervene;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by senior management.

Requirements, Qualification and Skill

  • Post graduate degree in Business Administration, Banking or Finance from a recognized University;
  • A professional qualification in Banking or International Trade Finance will be an added advantage;
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years with a leading organisation and familiarity with the major trade and project finance products to be offered to clients especially syndication, co-financing, club deals, correspondent banking products including letters of credit, factoring, forfaiting, structured trade finance, carbon financing, corporate finance risk participation’s, project-related financing and considerable knowledge of how these work;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting and therefore knowledge of the workings of the main segments of the trade finance markets and the participants in major regions of Africa;
  • Ability to meet senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and win their confidence that the specialist’s products will meet the needs of these parties;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese);
  • Proven experience in marketing trade and project finance products.  The candidate must demonstrate experience and knowledge of designing and selling structured trade finance products;
  • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required in order to achieve the Bank’s objectives;
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals.

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo, Egypt
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to “Lise Kotze” via: lkotze@caglobalint.com Using the “Job Title” as the subject of the mail.
Or
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Manager, Legal (Banking & Finance – Anglophone)

Reference Number: MARBLR04
Location: Cairo, Egypt

Job Descriptions

  • Supporting the coordination of the Bank’s internal and external legal capacities in the performance of its legal function and working with internal legal staff and external parties as approved by Management;
  • Preparation of a variety of legal documentation including transaction documentation designed to protect the interests of the Bank as lender, borrower, co-lender, service user or provider and in a wide range of other capacities;
  • Negotiation of legal documents with the Bank’s legal counter-parties and under the guidance of Management;
  • Providing legal advice to management and staff in all areas of the Bank’s activities and proffering solutions to legal problems, constraints, risks, options, consequences and approaches;
  • Review legal documentation prepared for the Bank or arising from the work of the Bank;
  • Representing the Bank internally and externally in negotiation, disputes, consultations and other proceedings that require legal representation;
  • Participation in legal aspects of the Bank’s business and lending as well as borrowing operations including loan administration and various committees as management may specify; and
  • Any other duties as assigned by senior management.

Requirements
Qualification and Skill:

  • A good first Degree in English Common Law and either a relevant post-graduate degree from a recognised University or a Diploma in Legal practice from a recognised school in lieu;
  • Professional legal practice and experience of not less than 8 years, with emphasis on the banking and finance industry is required, backed with demonstrated experience in any of the following areas; structured trade and corporate finance; project and asset-based finance; guarantees and specialised finance; financial institutions lending; sovereign lending;
  • This is a Transactional Banking role with a focus on the lending activities of the Bank. Strong banking and finance law fundamentals are essential;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa;
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and to present legal advice on various management issues to the Bank’s senior management and the Board;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese);
  • Strong skills in drafting a variety of legal documents and communicating complex issues clearly and concisely;
  • Ability to speedily grasp the essence, content and implications of the Bank’s constitutive documents to be able to provide advice on them;
  • Ability to review under strict deadlines long and complex transactions and other legal documents;
  • Negotiating skills and capacity to work with other professionals including non-legal professionals to develop innovative solutions to conflicting interests and positions; and
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals; and
  • High levels of emotional intelligence and emotional resilience to be a good team player in a diverse legal team is a requirement;

Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to Martine Ralfe at: mralfe@caglobalint.com using the “Job title” as the subject of the email.
Or
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Assistant Manager, Projects & Initiatives Management

Reference Number: THJBLR7
Location: Cairo, Egypt

Responsibilities

  • Leading the project initiation process for agreed Strategic Initiatives, including completion of project charters for all projects and obtaining Executive Management sign-off;
  • Preparing a policy and procedures document that defines the standards for project management in the Bank and obtain Executive Management sign-off;
  • Assist to plan, budget, oversee and document all aspects of the specific project within the scope of the Projects & Initiatives Management Office (PIMO);
  • Work closely with Heads of Departments to make sure that the scope and direction of all projects and initiatives   are on schedule;
  • Working with an agreed training company to implement comprehensive training of selected project managers;
  • Supporting the successful delivery of initiatives undertaken by the Bank through effective facilitation, tracking, and reporting;
  • Responsible for all the reporting to the Bank’s Project & Initiative Management Office;
  • Assisting and advise Project Managers, and other critical stakeholders on the best use of project management disciplines and approaches within a fast-paced and dynamic environment;
  • Deploy best practice project management tools and assist to embed the same within, the departments;
  • Providing effective management support to project teams on small to medium sized projects, and assisting Project Managers on streams of other large projects; and
  • Undertake all such other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Special Assistant to the President on Banking and Strategic Initiatives.

Requirements

  • A First Degree and a Postgraduate Degree in Economics, Commerce, Operations Research, Business Administration, Project Management, Engineering or IT;
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification;
  • At least 5 years’ work experience with at least 3 years in project management and project evaluation. Experience in financial and investment appraisals will be an added advantage;
  • Experience with project appraisals; investment analysis; risk analysis;
  • Experience in investment analysis (technical) and decision making in a multicultural organization;
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with diverse clientele and situations as well as the ability to resolve problems using sound judgment;
  • Good command of project modeling, operations research, strong project evaluation, project management and financial analysis skills;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change-oriented setting and therefore knowledge of the workings of the main segments of the trade finance markets and the participants in major regions of Africa;
  • Ability to multi-task and manage various project elements simultaneously;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic, and Portuguese);
  • Impeccable interpersonal skills and the ability to build and manage senior-level interactions with a range of external stakeholders up to executive level;
  • Ability to propose innovative solutions to complex problems which have a significant impact on the function or wider business;
  • Possesses the highest personal and professional integrity; and
  • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required to achieve the Bank’s objectives.

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to “Lise Kotze” via: lkotze@caglobalint.com
Or
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Manager, Research & International Cooperation (Knowledge & Records Management)

Reference Number: LIPBLR17
Location: Cairo / Egypt

Responsibilities

  • Lead the strategic direction of the information and knowledge sharing activities of the Bank;
  • Manage the Bank’s Library in accordance with international standards and deliver library services (current awareness, information services, information delivery, resource sharing and access to information, etc) to the Bank;
  • Be responsible for managing the Bank’s Library including acquiring new information materials and accession and ensuring the classification, catalogue and circulation in accordance with the Bank’s standards;
  • Develop a library policy and procedures manual elaborating procedures and policies that will govern the operations of the library and its relationship with departments and staff of the Bank;
  • Develop the electronic services of the Bank’s Library including the development of databases and overseeing the development of the library website/intranet as the online presence for the Bank’s library (in liaison with the appropriate staff) and develop and maintain balanced collections of information resources in print and digital formats that will be accessed physically and via an online information portal of digital resources;
  • Develop a records management policy and procedures manual (including filing and indexing and records retention and archiving) to use for all documents that need to be archived, back log documents and all documents to be generated going forward;
  • Be responsible for setting up the Bank’s Records Centre intended to serve as a central repository in which the Bank can store and manage all of its physical semi-active and inactive/archival records including their retention and final disposition;
  • Develop, maintain and advocate the electronic document and records management system (EDRMS) for the Bank to ensure the preservation of the Bank’s records and retrieval;
  • Initiate digitization of the Bank’s backlog documents that have been filed and indexed, into electronic form following the indexing system implemented above and using the document management system installed;
  • Support preparation and development of communication materials related to information about the business of the Bank e.g. newsletters and other Bank flagship knowledge products;
  • Support the production of knowledge-based publications, including Occasional Papers, Reports on Workshop, Seminar Proceedings, etc.;
  • Coordinate innovative knowledge management approaches such as communities of practice, and other KM tools (for sharing information and experience);
  • In conjunction with the External Communication function, organize activities aimed at the dissemination of Bank flagship knowledge products internally and externally via mail, e-mail, and knowledge dissemination stands as side events during Bank conferences, and other professional gatherings; and, facilitate the circulation of information materials, including newsprint services, to senior management;
  • Assist in the organization and management of learning events including conferences, seminars, workshop and meetings;
  • Establish strong relationships with users and stakeholders to identify knowledge management needs/requirements; and
  • Promote the library through activities such as displaying new materials in the library and at meetings and workshop/different fora and media; developing and implementing a communications/promotion plan for the Library including the development of promotional literature including catalogues and brochures; encouraging the use of the Library.

Requirements, Qualification and Skill

  • Post graduate degree in Library Services or Information Science/Management or other related field from a recognized University;
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years in a setting that involves the generation of a large amount of economic research and analysis data;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of Africa;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese);
  • Possession of skills in the management of library services including the definition of library policies and procedures and their dissemination, as well as highlighting required tools for the administration of all library services;
  • Demonstrated possession of skills in implementation and management of centralized document registries and archives, and knowledge of up to date software and hardware to support such activities; and
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals.

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo, Egypt
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Manager, Board Secretariat

Location: Cairo, Egypt

Job Responsibilities

  • To prepare notices, agenda and other relevant documents for the convening of Board Meetings, General Meetings (Annual and Extra-Ordinary) and various Board Committee Meetings for the Bank and its subsidiaries within the required timelines;
  • To draft accurate minutes of the Boards and Board Committees of the Bank and its subsidiaries, and all General Meetings of shareholders within the required timelines;
  • To ensure preparation, maintenance and updating of various statutory records and documents as applicable under the Bank’s Treaty and Charter documents and constitutive documents of its subsidiaries;
  • Assisting in the preparation of the appropriate Corporate Governance codes and preparing and maintaining the relevant documentation for their implementation;
  • Assist in the preparation of the Bank’s various reports and publications such Annual Reports, by providing the relevant data in corporate governance related areas;
  • To facilitate the audit of statutory and Secretarial records by the Bank’s auditors, and to handle due diligence of records by external parties (e.g. rating agencies);
  • Providing advice on international best practice corporate governance principles and their application as may be required for the operations of the Bank and its subsidiaries;
  • Support the Board Secretariat and the President in facilitating and managing interaction with various shareholders and Board members;
  • Provide professional assistance and advice in the issuance of shares and other equity instruments and the various compliance requirements related to the process;
  • Ensure adequate preparations are in place and required assistance provided for the management of elections for office bearers at all General Meetings in accordance with the Bank’s relevant instruments; and
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management.

Requirements – Qualification and Skill

  • Post graduate degree in Law from a recognized University and a Diploma in Legal Practice of a recognized Bar Course or Certified Membership in ICSA;
  • Professional company secretarial practice and experience of not less than 8 years, with particular emphasis on the financial services industry, is essential.  Experience in handling secretarial matters related to multilateral or international organisations will be an advantage;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of best practice corporate governance practices in Africa;
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and to present required advice on various secretariat related issues to the Bank’s senior management and the Board;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and working knowledge of French or vice versa. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (Arabic and Portuguese);
  • Strong skills in drafting a variety of legal/secretarial documents and communicating complex issues clearly and concisely;
  • Familiarity with trade and project finance issues, treasury issues and transnational transactions is desirable;
  • Ability to speedily grasp the essence, content and implications of the Bank’s constitutive documents in order to be able to provide advice on them;
  • Negotiating skills and capacity to work with other professionals to develop innovative solutions to conflicting interests and positions; and
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals.

Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to Michelle Muir at:mmuir@caglobalint.com using the “Job title” as the subject of the email.
Or
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Job Title: Assistant Manager (Board Secretariat)

Reference Number: LEEBLR5
Location: Cairo, Egypt

Responsibilities

  • Maintaining an up-to-date and accurate share register of all the Bank’s shareholders, including all information required to be maintained in terms of the Bank’s Charter, Corporate Governance Codes and international best practice.
  • Compute and maintain accurate records of each shareholder’s equity including paid up and callable capital and credit enhanced callable capital as may be in place from time to time.
  • Administer the process of issuance of new shares in line with the applicable share price and equity received.
  • Administer the share certificate issuance process as well as confirmations of shareholding as may be required from time to time.
  • Compute dividends payable per shareholder and maintain records of dividend payments as and when dividends are declared.
  • Maintenance of records of accessions and ratifications of member states.
  • Preparation of board reports on the status of equity investments, dividend payments and accessions and ratifications as may be required from time to time.
  • Any other duties and responsibilities as may be designated by the Head of Department or senior management.

Requirements, Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or similar plus a relevant Post Graduate Degree.
  • A Company Secretarial qualification would be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 5 years working experience in a similar role, preferably in the financial services industry.
  • Demonstrable organisation and planning skills.
  • Demonstrable proficiency in English and working knowledge of one of the Bank’s other working languages (French, Arabic or Portuguese).
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change-oriented setting.
  • Innovativeness, resourcefulness and ability to learn quickly.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English (French & Arabic are added advantage).
  • Excellent computer skills in Excel, MS Word and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent time keeping skills and ability to put in extra hours as may be required.
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision and to multi-task.
  • High level of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Ability to draft “ready to go” memo’s and reports.

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Manager, Client Relations (Southern Africa)

Reference Number: LIPBLR16
Location: Harare / Zimbabwe

Responsibilities

  • Implements client coverage for a given portfolio of clients with deliberate cultivation based on proactive individualized plans.  These plans would be developed in coordination with the product teams and should be designed to increase client engagement;
  • Implements regional service coverage for provision of an impeccable client service to each client or government organization.  This includes timely turn around in terms of responses to client inquiries;
  • Works with other deal team members across the Bank’s products and geographies to ensure timely transaction processing;
  • Generate bankable leads through anticipating customer needs and finding out what information, products or services the customer requires to meet his/her needs, providing clear, accurate and relevant information;
  • Ensuring a strong working knowledge of client portfolios / products with the Bank;
  • Resolving customers’ queries within agreed authority;
  • Producing call reports and file notes after any client meetings, summarising any additional actions required, including follow-up calls;
  • Sales activity planning, including reviewing existing customer files to identify sales opportunities;
  • Undertaking commercial negotiations;
  • Managing new business pitches;
  • Compliance with legal requirements, industry regulations, organisational policies and professional codes;
  • Assisting in the preparation of annual Regional Strategic and Marketing Plans derived from the Bank’s Strategic Plan for Management’s Approval;
  • Preparing new business Pre-Assessment Memos and Credit Proposals from the region, Product teams and Head Office and making recommendations on the same to the Regional Chief Operating Officer and Director, Client Relations;
  • Where required, representing the Bank in high level meetings, fora and making presentations in conformity with the high standards for which the Bank has become known;
  • Maintaining and improving the Bank’s image across the continent; and
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management from time to time.

Requirements, Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree and post graduate degree in Business, Banking, Finance or other relevant field from a recognized University;
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years with a leading financial services organisation and familiarity with the major trade finance products to be offered to clients especially syndication, co-financing, club deals, correspondent banking products including letters of credit, factoring, forfaiting, structured trade finance, carbon financing, corporate finance risk participations, project-related financing and considerable knowledge of how these work;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa;
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and to represent the Bank in important professional fora where oral presentation of papers will be necessary to high level technical and professional audiences;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese);
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals; and
  • Ability to demonstrate proof of passion and commitment to the socio-economic empowerment of African countries and the ability to support the achievement of Afreximbank’s mandate.

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Harare
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Manager, Internal Audit (IT & Information Security Audit)

Location: Cairo, Egypt

Responsibilities

  • Developing and maintaining the IT Risk Assessment, including identifying areas internal audit should focus.
  • Conduct IT audits or lead teams in performance of IT audits and reviews of systems, applications and IT processes including:
  • Evaluate information general computing controls and provide value added feedback and test compliance with those controls.
  • Various other reviews of IT management policies and procedures such as change management, business continuity planning/disaster recovery and information security to ensure that controls surrounding these processes are adequate.
  • IT security audits (such as network, operating system and data centre), including to evaluate whether security vulnerabilities are properly and fully identified and mitigated. Coordinate the scope and performance of these reviews with the IT function/business units and external security experts.
  • Pre and post-implementation audit of system implementations or enhancements.
  • Maintain quality work paper documentations that adequately support audit findings and conclusions;
  • Liaise with Auditees at all stages of the audit and manage the presentation of draft audit findings to stakeholders with a view to obtaining necessary buy-in, including management response commitments;
  • Propose recommendations to address the established root cause of observed issues to the respective areas and follow up implementation of agreed management action plans;
  • Provide Business and IT management with guidance on IT risk management matters particularly on application and infrastructure security, emerging risks, and international best practices;
  • Build and implement tools to analyze data to improve audit efficiency and effectiveness (including risk assessments) and develop analytics to provide business insights or for continuous auditing.
  • Assist the Head of Internal Audit Unit with other assignments including involvement in the development of internal audit policies and working practices, conduct audits or lead audit teams in operational/financial audits.

Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Finance, Accounting or Business Administration, IT Risk Management/Governance;
  • Recognised accounting/auditing professional qualifications (ACA, ACCA, CPA, CIA etc.) and information systems certifications (CISA, CISSP, CISM);
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant IT Audit/IT Governance experience with a banking background;
  • Experience with multiple technology domains including Windows, database management, networking and software/applications implementation;
  • Familiarity with information security standards and best practices for securing computer systems;
  • Understanding of international auditing standards like COBIT;
  • Continually updated with latest changes in technology;
  • Experience with IT Operations is desirable while experience with data analytics will be advantageous;
  • Good understanding of risk management and internal control environment within the IT function;
  • Strong knowledge of Banking including Trade Financing, Project/Development Financing and Treasury activities is required;
  • Excellent communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages (French, Arabic and Portuguese) is an added advantage;
  • Strong analytical skills, highly organised, detail oriented and good report writing and presentation skills;
  • Proactive, self-motivated and result-driven orientation with ability to drive work to conclusion and meet deadlines with minimal supervision;
  • The candidate should be able to produce high quality work independently as well as a cohesive member of a small team;
  • Ability to work closely with and support General Auditors in integrated audits;
  • Ability to work effectively in an evolving and challenging multi-cultural environment.

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Manager, Client Relations (East Africa) – East Africa

Reference Number: LIPBLR15
Location: Cairo, Egypt

Job Responsibilities

  • Implements client coverage for a given portfolio of clients with deliberate cultivation based on proactive individualized plans.  These plans would be developed in coordination with the product teams and should be designed to increase client engagement;
  • Implements regional service coverage for provision of an impeccable client service to each client or government organization.  This includes timely turn around in terms of responses to client inquiries;
  • Works with other deal team members across the Bank’s products and geographies to ensure timely transaction processing;
  • Generate bankable leads through anticipating customer needs and finding out what information, products or services the customer requires to meet his/her needs, providing clear, accurate and relevant information;
  • Ensuring a strong working knowledge of client portfolios / products with the Bank;
  • Resolving customers’ queries within agreed authority;
  • Producing call reports and file notes after any client meetings, summarising any additional actions required, including follow-up calls and reviewing call reports produced by team members;
  • Sales activity planning, including reviewing existing customer files to identify sales opportunities;
  • Undertaking commercial negotiations;
  • Managing new business pitches;
  • Compliance with legal requirements, industry regulations, organisational policies and professional codes;
  • Assisting in the preparation of annual Regional Strategic and Marketing Plans derived from the Bank’s Strategic Plan for Management’s Approval;
  • Preparing new business Pre-Assessment Memos and Credit Proposals from the region, Product teams and Head Office and making recommendations on the same to the Regional Chief Operating Officer and Director, Client Relations;
  • Where required, representing the Bank in high level meetings, fora and making presentations in conformity with the high standards for which the Bank has become known;
  • Maintaining and improving the Bank’s image across the continent; and
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management from time to time.

Requirements – Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree and post graduate degree in Business, Banking, Finance or other relevant field from a recognized University;
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years with a leading financial services organisation and familiarity with the major trade finance products to be offered to clients especially syndication, co-financing, club deals, correspondent banking products including letters of credit, factoring, forfaiting, structured trade finance, carbon financing, corporate finance risk participations, project-related financing and considerable knowledge of how these work;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa;
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and to represent the Bank in important professional fora where oral presentation of papers will be necessary to high level technical and professional audiences;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese);
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals; and
  • Ability to demonstrate proof of passion and commitment to the socio-economic empowerment of African countries and the ability to support the achievement of Afreximbank’s mandate.

Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Nairobi
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Manager, Banking Operations (Payment Services)

Reference Number: LIPBLR13
Location: Cairo / Egypt

Responsibilities

Payments Subject Matter Expert:

  • Subject matter expertise in Payments in support of correspondent banking strategy and other Payments related initiatives across the Bank.
  • Work closely with Product and other teams to develop and champion new payment product ideas and commercialization of ongoing payment product initiatives.

Transactional Account Management:

  • Own client deposit and transactional account opening, management and maintenance processes within Banking Operations, working in close conjunction with Loan Administration units
  • Ensure appropriate and up to date client due diligence is in place prior the opening of all client accounts and on an ongoing basis through establishing effective coordination with Compliance and the origination departments
  • Ensure appropriate records are in place to support the accounts opening and ongoing payments processing, including account opening forms, signature mandates and email indemnity forms as required.
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of written processes and procedures for the payments unit

Payments and Transactions Processing:

  • Support the efficient operations of the Loan Administration and Trade Services with responsibility for payment transactions execution within Banking Operations, overseeing facility related outward and inward payment execution, approval and monitoring
  • Interact with other functions where required for additional information, clarification, approval or escalation
  • Adhere to SLAs as part of transaction execution

Requirements, Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Banking or Finance from a recognized University plus a post graduate degree in a relevant field;
  • Professional qualification in Banking or Cash Management such as CertICM will be an added advantage;
  • Proven experience of at least 8 years with a reputable banking organization in payments and cash management product management or payments back office operations in a fairly complex banking environment;
  • Ability to operate in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting;
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese);
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Payment Product and Payment Market Infrastructure, systems, policies, procedures and industry best practice; and
  • Mentors, motivates and coordinates junior resources in own area, including providing technical guidance and supervising their daily activities.

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Manager, Banking Operations (Business Support)

Reference Number: LIPBLR14
Location: Cairo, Egypt

Responsibilities
Business Initiative Implementation:

  • Provide governance structure and framework for BAOP change initiatives and projects, create and maintain business project catalogue
  • Oversee implementation of BAOP business change initiatives, and coordinate interaction with other functions on initiatives and projects impacting BAOP, both IT and non-IT related
  • Communicate to relevant stakeholders on project objectives, schedule and progress to ensure ongoing buy-in.

Business Policy and Process Management:

  • Provide governance structure and framework for policy and process management and establish an ongoing continuous improved culture across BAOP
  • Create and maintain business policy and process catalogue and manage implementation of policy and process changes across BAOP
  • Undertake capacity planning for BAOP, utilizing MI & Analytic capabilities to understand business performance and efficiency as well as working with other BAOP units to identify process and capacity issues.

Business Risk Control:

  • Implement a strong first line of defense risk culture across Banking Operations
  • Maintain and execute the Bank’s Operational Risk Framework in BAOP including:
  • Risk and control assessments
  • Internal control monitoring activities, including control testing
  • Operational risk incident analysis and reporting
  • Liaise with RIMA and INAU on BAOP operational controls to understand and address any control deficiencies
  • Provide input to all BAOP units on the required degree and effectiveness of operational controls in relation to internal and external standards.

Management Information (MI) & Analytics:

  • Oversee the MI & Analytics function, ensuring objectives as outlined are delivered
  • Provide a manufacturing capability for data analysis and reporting, enabling other functions in the Bank to make informed decisions with enhanced business intelligence
  • Provides a framework for leveraging data for tactical and strategic decisions by transforming data into analytical and operational reports
  • Responsible for conducting periodic audits to ensure reporting capabilities are aligned to business and stakeholder requirements
  • Communicate business performance and associated metrics to senior management.

Client Services and Document Management:

  • Responsible for implementation of client services and document management capabilities with overall objective of ensuring delivery of BAOP services in line with agreed SLAs and enhanced client experience
  • Understand client feedback and internal KPIs with respect to servicing quality and execute improvement initiatives
  • Undertake client service reviews in conjunction with Origination and Operations functions
  • Provide document related support during transaction execution as required.

Requirements, Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Banking or Finance from a recognized University plus a post graduate degree in a relevant field;
  • A professional qualification in the Banking will be an advantage;
  • Proven experience of at least 8 years with a reputable banking organization in business management, strategy implementation and project/ change management roles. Experience in credit administration, trade finance processes and back office operation will be a positive differentiator. The candidate must demonstrate experience and knowledge of operating in a fairly complex banking environment with proven knowledge and understanding of best market practice in banking operations management;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa;
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese);
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals.

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Senior Manager, Risk Management (Specialized Engineering Risk)

Reference Number: LIPBLR11
Location: Cairo, Egypt

Responsibilities
Assist the Bank in identifying mitigating and/or managing the technical and engineering risks inherent in developing and/or financing physical projects by:

  • Directly identifying and evaluating such risks and ensuring that they are within the Bank’s risk appetite;
  • Playing a critical role in scoping the Terms of Reference to be used in identifying third party professionals to assist the Bank in conducting activities in (i) above, should that be outsourced. Also, be the lead in reviewing the reports so provided for completeness and appropriateness of service rendered;
  • Participating in the evaluation and selection of third-party service providers in the areas of conducting project due diligence as well as project monitoring and control and providing the same services where the Bank chooses not to outsource them;
  • Identifying and clearly communicating risks inherent in projects being developed or financed by the Bank;
  • Supporting relevant departments of the Bank in monitoring the performance of credits and value of project assets;
  • Making appropriate recommendations to management aimed at preserving and enhancing the value and/or life of the project assets.
  • Participate in detailed project appraisal, in accordance with existing Bank procedures;
  • Oversee the execution of approved projects to ensure that they are being implemented according to design;
  • Review project documentation and guide the Bank’s decision with respect to the technical closure of the project;
  • Review exception reports to ensure timely decision making where remedial action needs to be undertaken;
  • Support the Credit Quality Assurance unit in monitoring the various technical covenants and undertakings customary to specialized lending transactions to ensure that such facilities maintain acceptable credit quality throughout their life;
  • Support the development, review and risk assessment of the Bank’s own initiated projects to ensure that the Bank implements projects that are within its set risk appetite;
  • Effectively assess and mitigate specialized lending risks across the entire value chain including pre-stage research, investment model design, business negotiation, project financing, exit mechanism and implementation management;
  • Develop reporting systems to manage, monitor and report activities related to the specialized lending assets and Bank owned projects;
  • Prepare timely and comprehensive activity reports to Senior Management on a monthly basis; and
  • Undertake all such other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Director Risk Management.

Requirements

  • A First Degree in Engineering in the following disciplines: Civil, Mechanical, Process, Environmental, Chemical, Electrical or Architecture, and a Postgraduate Degree in Economics, Commerce, Operations Research, Business Administration or Project Management;
  • Minimum 10 years’ work experience with at least 3 years in project management and project evaluation. Experience in financial and investment appraisals will be an added advantage;
  • Candidates who successfully organized or participated in overseas/international investment projects in infrastructure, manufacturing will be preferred;
  • Previous experience in infrastructure development, with in-depth knowledge of at least one of the following fields: electricity, transportation (road, rail networks, ports and harbours, airports), ICT and urban infrastructure;
  • Experience with project appraisals; investment analysis; risk analysis;
  • Experience in investment analysis (technical) and decision making in a multicultural organization;
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with diverse clientele and situations as well as the ability to resolve problems using sound judgment;
  • Good command of project modelling, operations research, strong project evaluation, project management and financial analysis skills;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change-oriented setting and therefore knowledge of the workings of the main segments of the trade finance markets and the participants in major regions of Africa;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic, and Portuguese);
  • Impeccable interpersonal skills and the ability to build and manage senior-level interactions with a range of external stakeholders up to executive level;
  • Ability to propose innovative solutions to complex problems which have a significant impact on the function or wider business;
  • Possesses the highest personal and professional integrity; and
  • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required to achieve the Bank’s objectives.

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Manager, Trade Finance (Supply Chain Finance)

Reference Number: RSBBLR006
Location: Cairo, Egypt

Job Description

  • The position holder will primarily be responsible for Supply Chain Finance in the Trade Finance department and be the Lead on delivering the Strategic Product plans to grow the Supply Chain Finance business including Factoring.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the preparation of the product Marketing Plan for Supply Chain Finance for Management’s Approval;
  • Implementing strategies for entering various segments of the supply chain market and factoring;
  • Implementing marketing plans as approved by the Bank and actively securing mandates and business in the above market segments;
  • Develop a strategy for the Unit as well as an Implementation Plan;
  • Working with the Innovation & Product Development to identify and install appropriate software for Supply Chain Finance implementation;
  • Ensure adherence to governance and compliance requirements;
  • Drive and deliver customer base growth, achieve growth targets, maximise the financial contribution and instil the discipline to deploy capital effectively;
  • Develop and execute on key strategic initiatives and programmes that will influence delivery of solutions to our customers across Africa;
  • Ensure alignment across all regions and provide support to other teams as required;
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with Client Relations, Credit Assessment, Risk and Compliance;
  • Act as a Supply Chain Finance champion to ensure that key objectives are met;
  • Provide product expert support to Client Relations by structuring supply chain transactions and ensuring that Term sheets conform to the required standard;
  • Be a key member of the Bank’s Factoring Working Group. Working with FWG to implement our Factoring Strategy as recently revised;
  • Work with Intra African Initiative (IATI) and Client Relations to execute Reverse Factoring and Factoring pipeline deals while building additional ones;
  • Work with Legal to put in place standardised documentation for Supply Chain Financing as need be;
  • Evaluating and reviewing credit proposals and making recommendations on the same to management;
  • Representing the Bank in high level meetings, fora and making presentations in conformity with the high standards for which the Bank has become known;
  • Any other duties as assigned by Senior Management.

Requirements, Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree and Post graduate degree in Business Administration, Banking or Finance from a recognized University;
  • A recognized post graduate professional qualification in Banking will be an advantage;
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years with a leading financial services organization and familiarity with the major trade finance products to be offered to clients especially syndication, co-financing, club deals, correspondent banking products including letters of credit, factoring, forfaiting, structured trade finance, corporate finance risk participations, project-related financing and considerable knowledge of how these work;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa;
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and to represent the Bank in important professional fora where oral presentation of papers will be necessary to high level technical and professional audiences;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese);
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals;
  • Ability to demonstrate proof of passion and commitment to the socio-economic empowerment of African countries and the ability to support the achievement of Afreximbank’s mandate.

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo, Egypt
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Senior Manager, Intra African Trade Initiative (Intra-African Trade Fair & Exhibitions) 

Reference Number: LIPBLR10
Location: Cairo, Egypt

Job Responsibilities

  • Assisting the Bank to set up a new Unit to handle Intra-African Trade Fairs and Exhibitions;
  • Preparing an annual Intra-African Trade Fair Work Plan and Budget for Management’s Approval;
  • Implementing activities in the approved work plan relating to the preparation and organization of bi-annual trade fairs with key focus on:
    • Exhibitions;
    • Marketing and Promotion;
    • IATF Conference;
    • Business to Business Exchange;
    • The Virtual Trade Fair;
    • The Creative Economy; and
    • Sponsorship Mobilization and Fulfilment.
  • Develop policies and guidelines for Afreximbank’ s participation in third party Trade Fairs and Exhibitions including country solo exhibitions etc.
  • Develop and manage relationships with organised private sector focused on promoting Intra-African trade (e.g. Bilateral Business Councils, Pan-African Chamber of Commerce, Sub-Regional Business Councils).
  • Support the effective use of the exhibition spaces at Afreximbank-African Trade Centres.
  • Play an active role in trade and investment promotion activities in Africa, especially those directed towards intra-regional trade and investments.
  • Collaborate with the Trade Information function in the effective use of trade shows and exhibitions in generating trade information.
  • Managing high level relationship with stakeholders in relation to the trade fair and especially the African Union, Trade Fair Advisory Council and the Host country government etc.
  • Undertaking an evaluation of trade fairs and ensuring application of lessons learnt in subsequent trade fairs.
  • Ensure that the trade fair is run as a commercially viable and sustainable event;
  • As may be delegated by Senior Management, representing the Bank in high level meetings, fora and making presentations in conformity with the high standards for which the Bank has become known.
  • Carry out any other work related to the Intra-African Trade Fairs and exhibitions.
  • Any other duties as assigned by Management.

Requirements – Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree and post graduate degree in Economics, Communications, Event Management, Social Sciences, International Trade, or other trade related disciplines from a recognized University;
  • A recognized post graduate professional qualification in a relevant area will be an advantage;
  • Sound experience of at least 10 years with a leading trade policy/promotion organization, think tank, or development/international finance institution and familiarity with the practical solutions on aspects of trade facilitation including trade promotion, trade shows and promoting Intra-African trade and investment;
  • Experience in Trade Shows and Exhibitions is absolutely essential;
  • Demonstrated experience in trade facilitation, trade promotion, organising trade and investment promotion events, Business to Business/Government Exchanges and conferences;
  • Demonstrated experience of general trade and investment issues within the continent (e.g. regional blocs, AFCFTA etc…);
  • Knowledge of the role of trade and market information in terms of facilitating Intra-African Trade and investment;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa;
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of national, regional and international trade and investment bodies and national governments and to represent the Bank in important professional fora where oral presentation of papers will be necessary to high level technical and professional audiences;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese);
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals; and
  • Ability to demonstrate proof of passion and commitment to the socio-economic empowerment of African countries and the ability to support the achievement of Afreximbank’ s mandate.

Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Assistant Manager, Operational Risk (IRM, BCM & Model Risk)

Reference Number: LEEBLR3
Location: Cairo, Egypt

Responsibilities

  • Proactively Identify all material operational risks (including, Information Risk, Model Risk and BCM) across the head office, branches and at each business unit level as per the Bank’s approved risk identification methodology, following a top-down approach and taking into account risk causal factors, the likelihood of occurrence, impact, control activities and effectiveness of controls.
  • Effectively assess and measure all material operational risks in accordance with the Bank’s adopted Basic Indicator Approach or any other alternative approach as appropriate.
  • Ensure the effective management of the Bank’s material operational risks through adequate process controls and ensuring adherence thereto as well as implementing specific action plans to manage the risk causal factors.
  • Effectively monitor significant operational risk exposures as well as material losses and escalate the same to the Line Manager for information and/or action. The frequency of monitoring should reflect the nature and magnitude of the risk exposures.
  • Review all reports from internal/external audit, rating agencies and other assessing agents and ensure that identified operational risks are monitored and adequately managed.
  • Ensure the effective implementation of the Bank’s Operational Risk Management tools (a) Loss/incidents database; (b) Risk register, (b) Risk and Control Self Assessments, (c) Key Risk Indicators, (d) Scenario Analysis, (e) Stress Testing and (f) Minimum Capital Computation for Operational Risk.
  • Develop robust key risk indicators to serve as early warning indicators of increased risk, with appropriate risk threshold levels to provide a sound platform for the effective monitoring of operational risk exposures.
  • Monitor and track agreed on action plans from the Operational Risk Management tools in VII above and ensure the timely escalation of all breaches and overdue remedial actions to the Line Manager for timely/appropriate action.
  • Perform periodic control effectiveness tests for all mission critical (high risk) processes and make recommendations for consideration by the Line Manager.
  • Coordinate enterprise wide information risk assessments and provide input into control enhancements for the remediation of identified vulnerabilities in line with the Bank’s information risk management policy.
  • Develop annual information risk management plan/programme to guide the risk management across relevant IT areas, processes and infrastructure.
  • Support IT risk response and mitigation strategies to ensure that risk factors and events are addressed in a cost-effective manner and in line with business objectives, in conjunction with information technology department /or relevant departments/units/functions and with the approval of Chief Risk Officer.
  • Monitoring risk and communicating information on operational risks including (Information Technology, Model and Business Continuity Management risks) to the relevant stakeholders to ensure the continued effectiveness of the enterprise risk management strategy.
  • Develop appropriate information risk reports in line with the requirements in the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) framework, including maintaining and monitoring an IT risk profile dashboard
  • Under take back testing and control checks across business departments/business unit in the Bank as part of measures to institute a stable as well as healthy risk and control environment.
  • Support the Line Manager in the detection, prevention, deterrence, control, monitoring, investigation, reporting and escalation of operational risks across the Bank. Also support root cause analysis as well as carry out independent assessments with regard to material operational risk incidents.
  • Provide operational risk oversight for key projects /initiatives i.e. undertake project risk assessments, documentation of material operational risk issues and follow through on implementation of identified action plans.
  • Monitor, track and follow up on all long overdue action plans (internal, external, rating agencies) and ensure timely closure or the presence of effective interim controls and an acceptable residual risk profile.
  • Provide oversight to ensure ongoing maintenance of IT Security Policies and Standards including alignment with industry leading practice and standards such as; COBIT 5, ISO/IEC 27001 (Information Security), ISO 22301 (Business Continuity Management) etc.
  • The role will provide support for the end to end validation, oversight, and reporting on Business Continuity Management (BCM). Specifically, monitor trends and adopt a systematic approach including tools for early identification and reporting on emerging risks.
  • Provide oversight and undertake independent validation of models used in the Bank; report periodically on material risks identified and follow through on relevant stakeholders to ensure management actions are implemented to address identified vulnerabilities.
  • Support the manager in the implementation of relevant training interventions aimed at creating and sustaining risk management awareness culture across the Bank.
  • Attend Bank meetings both internal and external from time to time as may be requested by the Line Manager.
  • Undertake all such other roles and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Chief Risk Officer and/or Line Manager from time to time.

Requirements, Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Banking or Finance from a recognized University plus a relevant post graduate degree;
  • A professional qualification in information security, IT Audit, certification in risk management, Business Continuity Management (BCM) and Model Risk will be and added advantage;
  • Experience of not less than five years with a leading Banking organization in Information Risk, IT Security or Operational Risk Management;
  • Strong operational risk experience within financial services/industry (retail, commercial and corporate and investment banking) with working knowledge of banking systems, procedures and controls.
  • Applied knowledge of Operational Risk Management tools is critical (e.g. Risk Register, RCSAs, KRIs, Escalation Matrix, Stress Testing, Scenario Analysis, etc.);
  • Good experience in Information Security/Risk Management in technology environment: Practical knowledge of identity and access management, privileged access management, generic ID management, threat intelligence, vulnerability management, secure coding practices, cyber security assessment, data security and encryption, phishing, forensics, mobile security, etc.;
  • Possess relevant skills and good experience in fraud investigation and model risk management;
  • Good experience in the implementation of Business Continuity Management practices;
  • Business product knowledge, including an understanding of financial processes to be able to determine their impact on risk and control;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and other risk management system skills;
  • Strong analytical and statistical skills. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision but collaborate with multiple team members;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change-oriented setting with good knowledge of risk practices in Africa;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic, and Portuguese);

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to “Lise Kotze” via: lkotze@caglobalint.com Using the “Job Title” as the subject of the mail.
Or
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Job Title: Manager, Trade Finance (Sovereigns, FIs & Corporates – Trade Sales)

Reference Number: RSBBLR005
Location: Cairo, Egypt

Job Description

  • The role of the position holder will be to participate in drawing up annual business development plans in trade finance and trade services and to implement these plans with support from the Director of Trade Finance
  • The job holder’s main responsibility will be for the trade services and correspondent banking portfolio.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with trade finance, trade services and client coverage teams, together with other business units to acquire new trade clients by matching Afreximbank credit appetite with a healthy credit risk level;
  • Manage the utilization of the existing trade portfolio and drive the growth in business
  • Facilitate all activities related to the execution of new trade facilities.
  • Acquire new clients and maximize utilization of approved limits in line with Afreximbank’s business strategy, achieve revenue targets and trade asset targets and push for trade utilization on target amounts.
  • Provide and share market & product updates with client coverage teams / other product partners
  • Generate internal management reports by conducting research, collecting in-house data, and designing the format and presentation of the reports
  • Arrange and record the details of all internal trade meetings
  • Conduct business / industry research which will help Head of Trade to formulate the relevant business strategy;
  • Structuring transactions, developing and negotiating term sheets to execution;
  • Participate in the preparation of annual business development plans, covering all aspects of international trade finance;
  • Design schemes and roadshows for establishing market presence with emphasis on broadening the geographic scope of the Bank’s activities;
  • Supporting the credit department with information to facilitate the credit process and the legal department in the facilitation of transaction documentation;
  • In line with the above, liaise with the Banking Operations department and Trade Services team to ensure that once approval is obtained, disbursement is done within the required timelines and that the portfolio is managed according to the terms of the agreement and to the client’s satisfaction, until expiry of the same;
  • Establishing ties with market participants including international banks, African financial institutions, (trade finance intermediaries), corporates and commodity boards and organizations;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by senior management.

Requirements

  • First and Postgraduate Degrees in Business Administration, Banking or Finance from a recognized University;
  • A professional qualification in Banking or International Trade Finance will be an advantage;
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years with a leading organization and familiarity with the major trade finance products to be offered to clients especially syndications, co-financing, club deals, correspondent banking products including letters of credit, and considerable knowledge of how these works;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting and therefore knowledge of the workings of the main segments of the trade finance markets and the participants in major regions of Africa;
  • Ability to meet senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and win their confidence that the specialist’s products will meet the needs of these parties;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese).
  • Proven experience in marketing trade finance products.  The candidate must demonstrate experience and knowledge of designing and selling trade services products;
  • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required in order to achieve the Bank’s objectives;
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals.

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo, Egypt
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Assistant Manager, Credit Quality Assurance (Monitoring & Evaluation

Reference Number: RSBBLR001
Locations: East, Central & Southern Africa

Job Description

  • The main purpose of the role is to assist in the delivery of a robust Credit Quality Assurance programme that ensures sound quality in the credit portfolio through effective monitoring and review of the credit environment, processes and related developments, and ensuring compliance with policies and approval terms and conditions throughout the life of  credit facilities.
  • The Assistant Manager provides support in ensuring that the Unit’s activities highlight the key risks facing areas or products under review and effectiveness of action plans developed and implemented to maintain sound credit quality in the portfolio.
  • The credit quality assurance process is expected to provide transparency and assurance on how effectively credit risks are being managed, including conducting of monitoring and evaluation procedures provided for under the RMPPs, formulating and implementing corrective action plans, and to provide an early warning indicator, bringing to management’s attention any notable adverse credit developments, thus allowing for timely remedial actions to be taken in a bid to prevent credit losses.

Responsibilities

  • Develop facility monitoring trackers, facility monitoring triggers, collateral monitoring trackers etc. in coordination and under the supervision of unit Managers and Senior Manager;
  • Work under the supervision of unit Managers in following up on key decisions made in the monitoring of facilities on the ground and act as a dedicated person on the ground in ensuring that there is a continuous and effective monitoring of facilities until they are fully repaid;
  • Work within clear operational guidelines, autonomously managing less complex clients or transactions and supports senior colleagues on more complex transactions;
  • Provide support to Managers in Watchlist portfolio management, including reviewing existing customer files and monitoring their repayment patterns to ensure timely regularization of arrears and return of facilities to the regular portfolio;
  • Resolving customers’ queries within agreed authority;
  • Timely production of call reports and file notes after any client meetings, summarizing any additional actions required, including follow-up calls and reviewing call reports produced by team members;
  • Providing support in portfolio review activities.
  • Where required, representing the Bank in high level meetings, fora and making presentations in conformity with the high standards for which the Bank has become known;
  • Maintaining and improving the Bank’s image across the continent;
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by Management.

Requirements, Qualification and Skill

  • A Bachelor’s degree and post graduate degree in Commerce, Business, Banking, Finance, Economics or other relevant field from a recognized university.
  • A professional qualification in a relevant area such as banking, risk management and accounting will be an advantage.
  • Sound banking experience of not less than 5 years and with a leading financial services organization covering credit risk management, country risk, sector risk analysis, structured and project finance.
  • Understanding of credit risk and country risk management process;
  • Understanding of credit risk mitigation and financing mechanisms;
  • Strong financial and credit analysis skills and undertakes detailed data analysis, financial modelling and research;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting.
  • Knowledge of Africa and its banking industry;
  • Broad knowledge of applicable statutes, laws and regulations that govern banking and lending in different parts of Africa;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese);
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments;
  • Demonstrate organizational capabilities, including ability to manage workload with limited supervision to attain goals.
  • Being able to multitask, being proactive and able to use initiative appropriately;
  • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours, with short deadlines, where required in order to achieve the Bank’s objectives; and
  • Ability to demonstrate proof of passion and commitment to the socio-economic empowerment of African countries and the ability to support the achievement of Afreximbank’s mandate
  • Competency in MS suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo, Egypt
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Manager, Communications & Events (Event Management)

Reference Number: RSBBLR002
Location: Cairo, Egypt

Job Descriptions

  • Responsible for supporting the development and implementation of strategies and plans to support the Bank’s outreach through the use of events to promote Bank mandate and activities.
  • The jobholder functions as a key part of the Bank’s Communications and Events Management team, ensuring effective communication of the Bank’s message through the use of Bank-organized activities which promote the mandate and project the Bank’s brand image.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support the development and implementation of the Bank’s communications strategy and plan, ensuring integration with the Bank’s Strategic Plan and Annual Business Plans using all appropriate channels. As part of this process, the job holder gives particular focus to events and activities planned by the Bank by coordinating planning and ensuring that deadlines and budgets are met;
  • Ensure timely implementation of activities related to the Bank’s event management strategy to give visibility to Bank-organized events in order to promote the Bank’s mandate and brand;
  • Ensure effective design, production and delivery of Bank events;
  • Provide support for the management of events organized by the Bank, including coordinating and liaising with event management agencies engaged by the Bank;
  • Manage staff and agency personnel retained by the Bank for event coordination activities;
  • Coordinate details of Bank events, including venues, promotion, fees, invitations, speakers, special guests, vendor payments, communications, and logistics;
  • Calculate budgets;
  • Ensure definition of the Bank’s corporate brand through events;
  • Give approval for event-related items, such as music and menus;
  • Analyze event performance and prepare post-event reports; and
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by management.

Requirements – Qualification and Skill

  • Relevant First degree (Event Management, Mass Communication, Marketing, or related discipline) and a post graduate degree in the same or related fields from a recognized University;
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years with a leading organization, preferably international, and demonstrated experience in event management;
  • Practical experience as an event management professional;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English or French and proficiency or good working knowledge of the other. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages (Arabic and Portuguese) is an added advantage;
  • Familiarity with functions and operating modalities of financial service institutions will be a clear advantage;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting and good knowledge of the African continent;
  • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required in order to achieve the Bank’s objectives; and
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to build and nurture relationships with internal and external counterparties to attain goals.

Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo, Egypt
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Manager, Trade Finance

Reference Number: RSBBLR004
Location: East Africa

Job Description

  • The role of the position holder will be to participate in drawing up annual business development plans in trade and corporate finance and to implement these plans with support from the Head of Trade Finance.

Responsibilities

  • Originating and completing trade finance transactions across a spectrum of sectors in different countries in liaison with the branch teams and with support from the Head of Trade Finance;
  • Structuring transactions, developing and negotiating term sheets to execution;
  • Participate in the preparation of annual business development plans, covering all aspects of international trade finance;
  • Translate business development plans into real business for the Bank from all segments of trade finance market e.g.
    • Factoring;
    • Forfaiting;
    • Remittance-backed business;
    • Investment Banking etc.
  • Developing, marketing and managing product programmes such as Africorrbanking and CONTOUR
  • Design schemes and roadshows for establishing market presence with emphasis on broadening the geographic scope of the Bank’s activities;
  • Manage given portfolios, from the process of origination, credit approval and contracting to ensure that the process is finalized within optimal time;
  • Supporting the credit department with information to facilitate the credit process and the legal department in the facilitation of transaction documentation;
  • In line with the above, liaise with the Banking Operations department to ensure that once approval is got, disbursement is done within the required timelines and that the portfolio is managed according to the terms of the agreement and to the client’s satisfaction, until expiry of the same;
  • Establishing ties with market participants including international banks, African financial institutions, (trade finance intermediaries), corporates and commodity boards and organizations;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by senior management.

Requirements, Qualification and Skill

  • First and Post graduate degrees in Business Administration, Banking or Finance from a recognized University
  • A professional qualification in Banking or International Trade Finance will be an advantage;
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years with a leading organization and familiarity with the major trade finance products to be offered to clients especially syndication, co-financing, club deals, correspondent banking products including letters of credit, factoring, forfaiting, structured trade finance, carbon financing, corporate finance risk participations, project-related financing and considerable knowledge of how these work;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting and therefore knowledge of the workings of the main segments of the trade finance markets and the participants in major regions of Africa;
  • Ability to meet senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and win their confidence that the specialist’s products will meet the needs of these parties;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese).
  • Proven experience in marketing trade and project finance products.  The candidate must demonstrate experience and knowledge of designing and selling structured trade finance products;
  • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required in order to achieve the Bank’s objectives;
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals.

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Nairobi, Kenya
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Manager, Credit (Financial Institutions and Sovereigns)

Reference Number: LIPBLR12
Location: Cairo, Egypt

Responsibilities

  • Participate in the preparation of annual business development plans, covering all aspects of the Bank’s business cycle as espoused in the Bank’s strategic plan;
  • Review of creditworthiness and risks associated with potential business transactions with appropriate tools and models, with a view to providing mitigants to identified risks for loans to financial institutions and sovereigns;
  • Preparation of appropriate credit memos with recommendations on the creditworthiness of given transactions, bearing in mind the Bank’s laid out credit policy and procedures;
  • Presentation and defence of credit memos to the Credit Committee and incorporation of amendments that may be suggested thereto;
  • Opening and managing customer credit files for each transaction to ensure consistency in application of credit assessments;
  • Periodic review the Bank’s loan portfolio in line with the requirements of the Bank’s credit policies and procedures;
  • Periodic review of the performance of obligors to which the Bank has exposure, including borrowers and guarantors;
  • Prepare regular reports for Management as may be required; and
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by senior management

Qualifications and Skill

  • Post graduate degree in Business Administration, Banking or Finance from a recognized University;
  • A professional qualification in Banking or International Trade Finance will be an added advantage;
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years with a leading organisation and familiarity with the Bank’s major business development channels in trade finance, project finance, export development, asset financing and syndications;
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Bank’s major product offerings to clients especially syndication, co-financing, club deals, correspondent banking products including letters of credit, factoring, forfaiting, structured trade finance, carbon financing, corporate finance risk participations, project-related financing and considerable knowledge of how these work;
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience of lending to financial institutions and sovereigns as well as the structured trade finance operating model as a basis for the mitigation of identified risks in potential business transactions;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting and therefore knowledge of the workings of the main segments of the trade finance markets and the participants in major regions of Africa;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English or French. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (Arabic & Portuguese);
  • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required in order to achieve the Bank’s objectives;
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals.

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Manager, Guarantees & Specialised Finance (Guarantees)

Reference Number: RSBBLR003
Location: Cairo, Egypt

Job Descriptions

  • The Manager, Guarantee will be responsible for developing, structuring and executing transactions using the Bank’s guarantee products in line with the Bank’s mandate of using Risk Bearing Instrument (“RBI”) to promote trade and trade-related investments in Africa.
  • The position holder will be part of the Guarantee and Specialized Finance function, whose main objectives include:
    • Managing the Afreximbank Guarantee Programme (AFGAP) under which the Bank deploy its risk bearing instruments to promote trade and trade-related investments in Africa in line with the Bank’s Exim-plus objectives.
    • Fostering partnership with relevant institutions including commercial banks, ECAs, DFIs, Multilaterals, insurance entities, guarantee and other specialized finance institutions to advance the realization of AFGAP objectives.
    • Using the Bank’s guarantee programme and other instruments to leverage resources (local and international), to create capacity to support growing demand for trade finance in Africa
    • Structuring bankable transactions using the Bank’s risk enhancement and other risk mitigation products to   support overall achievement of the Bank’s strategic goals;
    • Ensuring that appropriate guarantee instruments are used to help de-risk the Bank’s balance sheet for effective and optimal capital usage.
    • Working closely with key internal parties to ensure seamless and successful implementation and operation of the Bank’s guarantee programme.
    • Leading business development of the AFGAP by growing the Bank’s guarantees portfolio including identifying and vetting prospective clients in partnership with relevant internal deal teams;
    • Marketing of the Bank’s Guarantee Programme by actively working with relevant internal and external partners to market the Bank’s guarantee programme to clients including potential clients and other users of the programme.

Responsibilities
Deal Origination and Structuring:

  • Work closely with client relationship team secure guarantee and other unfunded risk mandates from existing and potential clients of the Bank
  • Identify, negotiate and execute profitable transactions including trade, capital market, projects and export development transactions using the Bank’s guarantee programme and other related arrangements.
  • Co-ordinate borrower due diligence, deal structuring and pricing negotiations.
  • Build and or evaluate financial models, specifically project cash flow models, relating to guarantee and other specialized finance transactions.

Marketing:

  • Work closely with client relationship team, AFGAP-TFIs, guarantee and other unfunded risk partners, commercial banks, DFIs, multilaterals and Africa focused deal originating entities to identify transactions to be supported using the Bank’s guarantee instruments.
  • Actively market the Bank’s guarantee product to African corporates, non-African corporates, commercial banks (African and non-African), multilaterals, DFIs, ECAs and other specialized financial institutions including Insurance and guarantee institutions.
  • Coordinate and/or participate in deal roadshows and co-financing partner calling programmes to support expansion of the Bank’s guarantee and other specialized finance activities.
  • Provide feedback and lead to other origination team on potential opportunity that you come across relating to projects, export development, capital market and trade transactions that you will help the Bank in the realization of its strategic objective.

Relationship Management:

  • Establish and maintain a diversified network of guarantee and other specialized risk mitigation solution partners including insurance market, development agencies, DFIs, ECAs, multilaterals, commercial banks (local and international), among others.
  • Work closely with Client Relationship team to develop and maintain strong network of senior level African financial institutions, corporates, sovereign and sub-sovereign, African exporter, importer and project sponsor contacts to facilitate securing of guarantee mandates.
  • Manage the Bank’s relationships with wide network of professional advisors, consultants and deal originators to facilitate deal due diligence.
  • Devise and implement enhanced cooperation in projects, capital market offering, capital goods and services import and export finance, trade finance transactions within and across Africa and between Africa and the rest of the world.
  • Work closely with internal parties including relevant committees to ensure effective deployment and utilization of the Bank’s AFGAP programme.

Requirements – Qualification and Skill

  • Master’s degree in Finance, Banking, Economics, Management or a related field from a good university.
  • A professional qualification in Finance, Banking, Risk Management, Accounting or International Trade Finance or related disciplines or Certificate for Specialists in Demand Guarantees (CSDG®) will be an added advantage.
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years with a leading organization and familiarity and working knowledge in guarantees and risk underwriting involving trade and project finance products;
  • At least 5 years of experience in dealing with risk mitigation products, project and export & international trade finance and good understanding of the medium to long-term cross border debt markets, with proven background in risk management, financial modelling, credit analysis, loan documentation and corporate finance.
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting and therefore knowledge of the workings of the main segments of the African project and export finance markets;
  • Constructive deal team leadership and strong teamwork approach.
  • Ability to engage senior officials of banks, corporates and governments to leverage the Bank’s guarantee and specialized finance products;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages (French, Arabic and Portuguese) is an added advantage
  • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required in order to achieve the Bank’s objectives;
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to build and nurture relationships with internal and external counterparties to attain goals.
  • Sales, marketing and negotiation skills;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the financing programmes offered by specialized guarantee institutions, export credit agencies, insurance institutions, development agencies offering guarantees especially those with focus on Africa project, export and buyer credit financing arrangements;
  • Proven ability to win mandates with minimal supervision and proven ability to execute and close strategic transactions;
  • Good knowledge of the ICC and other international rules governing guarantees including URDG 758 and ISP98 is an added advantage.

Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo, Egypt
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Manager, Legal (Loan Remediation & Recovery – Francophone)

Reference Number: MARBLR05
Location: Cairo, Egypt

Responsibilities

  • Provide legal advice as required to the team managing an assigned portfolio of distressed credit facilities/ loans to minimize loss and maximize value of recoveries of from the sub and non-performing assets of the bank in line with set targets;
  • Negotiation and preparation of legal documents with the Bank’s legal counter-parties and under the guidance of Director, Legal Services;
  • Define and recommend appropriate solutions to legal problems and provide advice on constraints, risks and options in relation to loan work-out strategies with a view to reducing the Bank’s credit risk and maximize return;
  • Closely interact with key stakeholders in the Bank including Business Development, Credit Assessment, Credit Quality Assurance, and Operations for the timely resolution of sub and non-performing loans;
  • Ensure that the security package for all facilities in the Loan Remediation portfolio is perfected, with the most recent asset valuations as appropriate.
  • Work closely with external legal counsel for the initiation and implementation of legal cases in the implementation of the loan acceleration and enforcement work out plans;
  • Attend and actively contribute to the relevant committees of the Bank including; Pre-Assessment Committee, Business Committee, and Credit Committee to provide timely information necessary in strengthening the Bank’s legal and credit assessment process;
  • Provide awareness and guidance to all stakeholders in the Bank with respect to the legal aspects of loan remediation policies, practices, and standards;
  • Prepare timely and comprehensive Legal Updates reports on Loan Remediation reports to Senior Management and the Board on a monthly and quarterly basis respectively;
  • Attend internal and external Bank meetings from time to time as may be guided by the Director, Legal Services and Chief Risk Officer;
  • Undertake all such other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Management from time to time.

Requirements, Qualification and Skill

  • First degree in French Law and a relevant postgraduate degree in from a recognized University or a bar certificate in lieu of a post graduate degree;
  • A professional qualification in Banking or Debt Recovery will be an added advantage;
  • Sound experience of minimum 8 years with a leading financial services organization and relevant experience in the following areas: loan workout, rescheduling, rehabilitation, acceleration, enforcement, liquidation of assets and collateral, modification and/or implementation of various forms of loan recovery strategies;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of French Civil law legal and banking regulations, policies and procedures relating to Loan Workout processes under OHADA;
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with challenging customers and situations as well as the ability to resolve problems using sound judgment;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the laws, processes, and documentation about foreclosures, legal action, and solvency/bankruptcies, and recovery of delinquent commercial loans;
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications and utilization of various applications for loan collections & recovery;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change-oriented setting and therefore knowledge of the workings of the main segments of the trade finance markets and the participants in major regions of Africa;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French and English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (Arabic and Portuguese);
  • Impeccable interpersonal skills and the ability to build and manage senior level interactions with a range of external stakeholders up to executive level;
  • Ability to propose innovative solutions to complex problems which have a significant impact on the function or wider business;
  • Possesses the highest personal and professional integrity;
  • High levels of emotional intelligence and emotional resilience to be a good team player in a diverse legal team is a requirement.

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to “Martine Ralfe” via: mralfecaglobalint.com using the Job Title as subject of the email.
Or
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Job Title: Manager, Treasury & Markets (Africa Resource Mobilisation)

Reference Number: LEEBLR1
Location: Cairo, Egypt

Responsibilities

  • Under the direct supervision of the Director (TRMA), the Manager (TRMA), Africa Resource Mobilisation will work as a member of the Africa Resource Mobilisation function in TRMA as follows:

Fundraising:

  • Developing, implementing and monitoring fundraising strategies, that includes yearly targets to meet the current and future Africa – sourced funding Budget;
  • Approaching and raising funds from Central Banks, Fund Managers, Institutional Investors, banks and corporates among other African entities in line with Bank’s wider strategy of diversifying its funding base;
  • Developing, managing and updating the Bank’s databases to record investors’ contacts and preference information;
  • Maintaining a network of Central Banks, African Institutions, Fund Managers, African corporates among other contacts and effectively managing and maximizing these relationships;
  • Coordinating Debt and Capital Market activities in targeted local markets in Africa where the Bank, as part of the wider strategy, targets to raise local currency funding;
  • Contribute to key processes for the strengthening of the operational environment for Africa Resource Mobilization including updating and/or developing related implementation procedures and operational guidelines for wholesale deposits or new funding instruments; and
  • Realising wholesale deposits takings in line with the Bank’s guidelines;

Communications and Marketing:

  • Preparing and participating in internal/external meetings, including Annual investors update Meetings, strategy meetings and resource mobilization events, Assets-Liability committee (ALCO) meetings, African Institution statutory meetings and missions;
  • Conducting market research and marketing initiatives to assess priorities and identify new opportunities for resource mobilization, listing them and sharing the information with the D TRMA.
  • Championing funding/investment proposal writing processes. This involves structuring, pricing and coordinating with the different business origination units and sub-committees of the Bank.
  • Identifying product solutions for client needs, works with the origination function and other partners in various African countries to obtain product information, pricing, implementation contacts/process;
  • Building expertise in particular regions or economic blocks: North, West, East, South in relation to funding in both hard currency and local currencies;
  • Facilitating the development/ production of communication, information and knowledge sharing materials/instruments with the wider TRMA team and the Bank’s staff;
  • Working closely with Strategy team to build out additional product offerings:
  •  Identifying priority themes and develop marketing/promotional messages, news features, case studies and other communication materials for dissemination within the Bank and Investors: and
  • Helping organize roundtable discussions, press conferences, and briefing sessions, as needed.

Investor relationship management:

  • Establishing and nurturing bilateral relationships of all deposit related counterparties domiciled in the African Continent;
  • Managing of all relationships with African Central Banks, other deposit funding institutions and fixed income investors;
  • Champion treasury roadshow arrangements with targeted African domiciled institutions;
  • With the help of the D TRMA, be the ambassador of the African funding mobilisation exercises;
  • Organizing events for partnership building with current and potential partners/investors;
  • Ensuring all partners/investors receive appropriate and timely reports and updates;
  • Providing periodic and timely circulation of updated deposit pricing information to all target counterparties; and
  • Sensitizing and training team members on fund raising and communications skills and strategy.

Reporting and Senior Management Responsibilities:

  • Analysis and reporting of progress of the Africa-focus funding Mobilisation Plan/Strategy on a periodic basis;
  • Lead by example and achieve individual targets and function wider scorecard KPI’s;
  • Managing the deposit-taking portfolios of the Bank and liaising with the treasury back-office team to ensure that all deposits are properly accounted for, settled and reported;
  • Ensure compliance with in-country deposit regulations, treasury administrative processes and procedures;
  • Ownership of the deposit portfolio contribution to the Bank’s overall weighted average cost of funds ensuring that optimal target levels set by the Bank are achieved at all times

Other:

  • Any other tasks that may be assigned to you by the Director (DTRMA) Services and Senior Management from time to time.

Requirements, Qualification and Skill

  • The individual will be working in a fast-paced and demanding environment result measurement is key, dealing with Central Banks, Pension Funds, Insurance Companies, and large institutions including corporates in the African Continent.
  • You must be a strong and resilient character who is result focus and a confident communicator with the ability to attract new deposit relationships, resolve issues effectively within a timely manner, all while delivering and driving exceptional levels of customer service within the Bank Deposit Guidelines.
  • Your performance will be measured from day one with key achievements reported on a weekly basis going forward.

Skill-set required for this role, among others, include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from a leading University in either Finance, Economics, Accounting, Business Administration or other disciplines relevant to the position plus a post graduate degree in a relevant field.
  • A relevant professional qualification will be an added advantage (e.g. AMCT, ACI, CPT);
  • Relevant experience of at least 8 years
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of relevant product sales and marketing experience in the financial services industry in the African environment;
  • Ability to make decision in a fast-moving environment like international capital market and to negotiate with counterparties.
  • Good Excel skills and very strong financial modeling skills required;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa;
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments;
  • Bi-lingual with excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and French. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (Arabic and Portuguese);
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources from varied cultural backgrounds to attain goals; and
  • Ability to demonstrate proof of passion and commitment to the socio-economic empowerment of African countries and the ability to support the achievement of Afreximbank’s mandate.

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to “Lise Kotze” via: lkotze@caglobalint.com Using the “Job Title” as the subject of the mail.
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Job Title: Assistant Manager, Operational Risk (Core, Fraud and E&S)

Reference Number: LEEBLR2
Location: Cairo, Egypt

Responsibilities

  • Proactively Identify all material operational risks (including fraud and E&S risks) across the head office, branches and at each business unit level as per the Bank’s approved risk identification methodology, following a top-down approach and taking into account risk causal factors, the likelihood of occurrence, impact, control activities and effectiveness of controls.
  • Effectively assess and measure all material operational risks in accordance with the Bank’s adopted Basic Indicator Approach or any other alternative approach as appropriate.
  • Ensure the effective management of the Bank’s material operational risks through adequate process controls and ensuring adherence thereto as well as implementing specific action plans to manage the risk causal factors.
  • Effectively monitor significant operational risk exposures as well as material losses and escalate the same to the Line Manager for information and/or action. The frequency of monitoring should reflect the nature and magnitude of the risk exposures.
  • Develop robust key operational risk indicators to serve as early warning indicators of increased risk, with appropriate risk threshold levels to provide a sound platform for the effective monitoring of operational risk exposures.
  • Review all reports from internal/external audit, rating agencies and other assessing agents and ensure that identified operational risks are monitored and adequately managed.
  • Ensure the effective implementation of the Bank’s Operational Risk Management tools:
    • Loss/incidents database;
    • Risk register,
    • Risk and Control Self Assessments,
    • Key Risk Indicators,
    • Scenario Analysis,
    • Stress Testing and
    • Minimum Capital Computation for Operational Risk.
  • Monitor and track agreed on action plans from the Operational Risk Management tools in VII above and ensure the timely escalation of all breaches and overdue remedial actions to the Line Manager for timely/appropriate action.
  • Perform periodic control effectiveness tests for all mission critical (high risk) processes and make recommendations for consideration by the Line Manager.
  • Monitor, track and follow up on all long overdue assurance findings (internal, external, rating agencies) and ensure timely closure or the presence of effective interim controls and an acceptable residual risk profile.
  • Support the Line Manager in the detection, prevention, deterrence, control, monitoring, investigation, reporting and escalation of financial crime and fraud risks across the Bank.
  • Perform Environmental and Social Risk Management(E&S) assurance roles to ensure that the Bank’s capability is in compliance with the laid down guidance as per RMPPs. Perform all such other E&S related tasks as may be assigned by the Line Manager.
  • Coordinate and track service level requirements for the Risk Management Department or otherwise as may be advised by the Line Manager.
  • As part of wider ERM responsibilities, provide support for the end to end validation, oversight, and reporting on fraud risk management capabilities in the Bank. Specifically, monitor trends and adopt a systematic approach including tools for early identification and reporting on emerging risks
  • Regularly review the Bank’s Operational Risk Management Framework (guidelines, policies, procedures, tools) in line with the operating environment, the Bank’s strategy and best practices and make recommendations to the Line Manager for consideration as appropriate.
  • Conduct operational risk (including fraud prevention and Environmental & Social Risk) capacity building training and awareness for the benefit of all staff across the Bank to support the effective usage of the Bank’s Operational Risk Management tools and improve the Bank’s risk culture.
  • Prepare ad-hoc, monthly, quarterly, timely, comprehensive, accurate and reliable risk reports for consideration, review, and sign off by the Line Manager as appropriate.
  • Attend Bank meetings both internal external from time to time as may be requested by the Line Manager.
  • Undertake all such other roles and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Head of Risk and/or Line Manager from time to time.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Banking or Finance from a recognized University plus a relevant Postgraduate Degree;
  • A professional qualification or certification in risk management is an advantage;
  • Experience of no less than five years with a leading Banking organization in operational risk management, fraud investigation and Environmental and Social Risk Management;
  • Strong operational risk experience within financial services/industry (retail, commercial and corporate and investment banking) with working knowledge of banking systems, procedures and controls.
  • Applied knowledge of Operational Risk Management tools is critical (e.g. Risk Register, RCSAs, KRIs, Escalation Matrix, Stress Testing, Scenario Analysis, etc.);
  • Business product knowledge, including an understanding of financial processes to be able to determine their impact on risk and control.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and other risk management system skills;
  • Strong analytical and statistical skills. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision but collaborate with multiple team members;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change-oriented setting with good knowledge of risk practices in Africa;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic, and Portuguese);

Contractual Information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to “Lise Kotze” via: lkotze@caglobalint.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.
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Job Title: Associate, Innovation (Junior Professional Programme)

Reference Number: LASBLR01
Location: Cairo, Egypt

Job Descriptions

  • This job role is part of the Bank’s Junior Professionals Programme. The purpose is to provide the candidate with an opportunity to acquire further banking, finance and trade development skills in order to contribute impactful diverse ideas to the operations of the Bank and, where relevant, the successful candidate could be considered for a permanent role.
  • The candidate should be below 32 years of age and ready to commit to the Bank for a period of two years.

Responsibilities

  • Co-ordination of innovation and product change initiatives, communications, training and other support programs that will effectively prepare users for launch and use of new and existing products;
  • Assist in the delivery of quality innovation products, processes and business models and able to implement to time and budget;
  • Assist in the analysis and design of new business processes;
  • Co-ordinate workshops for a variety of internal stakeholders;
  • Work with our stakeholders to assess current capabilities and identify high-level customer requirements;
  • Identify and define detailed product requirements and user cases;
  • Work with the project manager, product managers and other team members to define metrics and performance goals for new and existing products;
  • Conducting process and customer journey mapping;
  • Assist in the development of products from initial design to commercialization;
  • Ability to understand innovation business requirements and translate them into technical requirements;
  • Providing digital functionality and process and product management expertise to support design and implementation work;
  • Planning and estimating delivery work;
  • Co-ordinate multiple parallel projects;
  • Liaise with relevant departments in communicating queries and feedback to clients; and
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Requirements – Qualification and Skill

  • A first Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics plus a relevant post graduate degree;
  • 3 years’ post-graduation experience;
  •  IT experience and understanding of web programming concepts and languages;
  • Experience of working with e-commerce and integrated digital platforms with omnichannel experience;
  • Experience with User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) designs;
  • Experience with building customer inspiring mobile apps;
  • Experience with agile methodologies;
  • Passion for Cloud, Mobile & Web Technologies;
  • Understanding of Design documents, Technical Design documents;
  • Autonomous, rigorous and team spirit skills;
  • Financial or Industry skills will be considered as an asset;
  • 1 to 2 years of experience with at least one of the following cloud environments: Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Google Cloud Platform will be advantageous;
  • Excellent written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese).
  • Fluent interpersonal skills: able to work in a team, work under pressure and flexibility.

Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

How to Apply
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Job Title: Assistant Manager, Human Resources (Operations)

Reference Number: LASBLR03
Location: Cairo, Egypt

Responsibilities

  • Manpower Planning: The role will ensure that all new staff requests, both temporary and permanent are properly justified and aligned to the Bank’s strategic plan and the appropriate reports presented to the Staff Management Committee for approval. Preparing and updating the Bank’s manpower plan as required for budgeting purposes;
  • Talent Acquisition Strategy: Assist in the development and execution of a talent acquisition strategy and framework model as well as refining the recruitment and selection processes as required;
  • Talent Pipelining & Acquisition: Ensure that the Bank recruits the right talent through supporting the building and sustenance of a talent pipeline in a proactive manner. In addition, also manage the talent acquisition process of both permanent and temporary staff, to ensure timeliness, cost efficiency and fit for purpose recruitments. Proactively screen passive and active candidates for pipeline generation and candidate database;
  • Selection: Responsible for the end to end management of the selection processes for all categories of staff, including input into selection tools. Engage with hiring managers on the appropriate recruitment and selection strategies. Review role profiles and job advertisement if required to ensure attraction and selection of the right candidates to meet the role requirements;
  • Stakeholder Management: Collaborate with and build relationships with Heads of Departments on recruitment processes. Liaise with relevant departments in the recruitment process flow (Administration, Protocol & Travel) to ensure positive collaboration efforts in the recruitment process. Provision of requested information as required for Assurance purposes e.g. for Internal Audit purposes. Handling of contracting and monitoring of SLAs with recruitment agencies;
  • Onboarding: Handle all the preparations for onboarding new staff including preparation of contracts, employee documentation and communication with the recruitment agencies and candidates as required;
  • Staff Records Management: Oversee the staff records management process to ensure that all required staff documents/ background checks are timeously updated (electronically and physically) and stored securely;
  • Reporting: Measure, assess, and report on the effectiveness of the recruitment process including opportunities for process improvements and strategies to attract scarce skills. Contribute to the department’s monthly report with the relevant HR metrics and information;
  • Employer Brand: Collaborate with the rest of the HR Team to refine strategies and develop new solutions to continually improve the employee experience;
  • Off-Boarding: Manage the exit process for all departing staff (permanent & temporary) to ensure that all termination procedures (including system actions) have been completed as per the Bank’s rules policies and procedures. Ongoing analysis of key data relating to employee exit trends and preparation of reports and recommendations to management;
  • HR Systems: Active interest in the HR Systems & automations identifying any required enhancements to ensure that recruitment & selection processes are made more efficient and able to support required HR reporting and data integrity whilst delivering a positive employee experience. Ensure the necessary administration and technology activities related to recruitment, onboarding & offboarding are actioned on a timely basis;
  • HR Policies & Procedures: Provide input in the development of and ensure application of all recruitment & selection related policies and procedures and ensure adherence to the same;
  • Long-Term Staff Benefits Administration: Responsible for acting as the key liaison between external service providers of long-term benefits such as medical insurance, staff insurance retirement benefits and mortgage scheme, and co-ordination with the payroll section as required to ensure that new staff are correctly and timely enrolled in the applicable long-term benefit schemes; and any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management.

Requirements, Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognised University and a relevant post graduate degree in HR/Psychology/Business Management/Commerce or another related field;
  • A professional qualification in HR is an added advantage;
  • Generalist Human Resources experience with minimum 5 years practical experience specifically in HR Operations. Experience in the financial services industry is essential;
  • Impeccable computer skills including the full suite of MS Office applications with strong excel skills;
  • Experience of using HR systems is essential with exposure to SuccessFactors being critical. Experience with other systems such as SAP, Oracle can also be an advantage;
  • High levels of integrity and confidentiality;
  • Resilient individual who is effective in engaging with stakeholders and staff at all levels as well as working with service providers such as recruitment agencies to achieve required outcomes;
  • A team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to operate in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Ability to function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of HR practices in Africa;
  • A self-starter with demonstrable organisation and planning skills, effective prioritization using a project management approach and a customer service focus; and
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other official languages will be an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese).

Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Director, Communications & Events

Reference Number: RSBBLR009
Location: Cairo, Egypt

Job Description

  • Responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating and leading the activities of the Communications and Events Management Department
  • The Director will be responsible for three sub-units; Brand Management, Media Relations & Internal Communications and Events Management
  • The Director will support the development and implementation of strategies and plans to support the Bank’s communication process with external stakeholders and internal
  • The jobholder functions as a key part of the Bank’s Management in charge of the public information dissemination team, ensuring effective communication of the Bank’s message through the use of communication tools and management of events designed to make the Bank better known.

Responsibilities

  • Organize and lead established day-to-day management of the Bank’s communications, public relations and events management processes in line with agreed objectives, policies and procedures in line with the Bank’s strategic plans;
  • Ensure the continuous application of required knowledge and skills and process improvements in the implementation of the Bank’s Communications Strategy and systems and providing leadership in proposing and implementing new ones as required. As part of this process, lead and have oversight responsibility for the Brand Management, Media Relations & Events and Internal Communications teams, establishing clear reporting lines for the three sub-units;
  • Demonstrate leadership ability and a teamwork orientation by successfully leading all matters related to the communications, public relations and events management processes at all the Bank’s locations;
  • Be a member of the Bank’s Management team, advising the Senior Management on all matters related to communications and events management;
  • Lead the department’s team to ensure constant review of the Bank’s communication and branding strategies and ensuring that they are effective in promoting the Bank’s policies, programmes and interventions the leading financial development institution in Africa;
  • Act as the Bank’s spokesperson on the instructions of the President and Senior Management;
  • Advise the President and Senior Management on public relations, communications and event management issues within and outside the Bank;
  • Lead and coordinate Bank-wide communications across organizational units in all offices (HQ and Branch Offices), and for specific operational or knowledge projects, by providing general guidelines, and setting clear communication goals and key performance indicators, and ensuring the allocation of necessary human and financial resources to achieve the required objectives;
  • Enhance knowledge and communications to key publics and specific groups in member countries (national authorities, business groups, the general public, etc.), planning, preparing and implementing information programmes to keep them informed of the Bank’s programmes and achievements;
  • Prepare and implement communication programmes to mobilize public opinion to support the trade and economic development of Africa, and Bank activities in the area, through the publication of articles and speeches, dissemination of films, organization of exhibitions. Management of events, visits, debates, etc.
  • Ensure the production and distribution of high quality and informative communications products like brochures, publications, press reviews, audio-visual and electronic documents for the media and the public to enhance the Bank’s image, and maintain good and close working relations with key media companies;
  • Prepare and disseminate press releases, as well as organize and conduct press conferences, seminars and other encounters to present the Bank’s views on major trade and economic issues in Africa;
  • Produce bulletins, information circulars and other publications on Bank activities for regular circulation to staff in order to enhance understanding of Management’s objectives and initiatives.
  • Provide advice and assistance required for formulating Bank policies and plans on the design, implementation and dissemination of Bank information products and coordinate the publishing and distribution services for printed and electronic Bank publications;
  • Provide advice and guidance for managing events and activities organized or hosted by the Bank; and
  • Implement the Bank’s information disclosure policy and ensure that information about the Bank reaches its various publics through appropriate channels.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication, Journalism, or other disciplines relevant to the position. Candidates must also hold at least one Postgraduate Degree from a reputable University in the relevant discipline;
  • An internationally recognized professional qualification in a relevant field will be an added advantage;
  • Sound experience of at least 12 years with a leading organization, preferably international, and demonstrated experience in communications strategy development and implementation, brand management and events management;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and proficiency or good working knowledge of French. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages (Arabic and Portuguese) is an added advantage;
  • Familiarity with functions and operating modalities of financial service institutions will be a clear advantage;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting and good knowledge of the African continent;
  • Ability to engage senior officials of media companies, banks, corporates and governments for purposes of disseminating required information about the Bank;
  • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required in order to achieve the Bank’s objectives;
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to build and nurture relationships with internal and external counterparties to attain goals;
  • A thorough knowledge of Africa’s political, economic and trade landscape and the ability to confidently discuss the same with a range of senior external stakeholders.

Contractual Information

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo, Egypt
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Senior Manager, Strategy & Innovation (Commercialisation and Market Solutions)

Reference Number: THJBLR1
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Job Responsibilities

  • Develop the commercialisation of innovative digital products and businesses through building a deep understanding of the customer, market and disruptive systems;
  • Represent the voice of the customer in defining the design attributes of a digital or offline product or service, including the features, functionality, and user experience;
  • Drive all aspects of product commercialisation – from branding, pricing to defining and building the right operating model/infrastructure;
  • Create and execute an annual business plan to grow the Bank’s portfolio through new client acquisition, with focus on profitable revenue growth and the overall financial plan for the business;
  • Acquire and collaborate with new clients and businesses across various sectors including Development Financial Institutions (DFIs), financial institutions, technology companies etc.;
  • Identify opportunities to resolve regional and customer challenges through disciplined, high-quality contact activities, fully leveraging available marketing resources and tools;
  • Provide market insights, facilitate and conduct customer research, champion customer needs & insights to the organization;
  • Define and execute strategy to localize, launch, establish and grow the Bank’s digital solutions, including marketing, communications and commercialisation strategies;
  • Acts as a consultant to the clients in terms of the technical aspects of the digital products;
  • Working with the various product teams in origination, identify, validate and develop new products and service solutions for the Bank’s clients;
  • Manage and evaluate portfolio data and innovation pipeline assisting strategic decision-making and Go-to-Market processes;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management.

Requirements – Qualification and Skill

  • Postgraduate degree in ICT, Engineering, Business Administration, Economics, Finance or related fields from a recognized University;
  • Sound experience and proven track record of at least 10 years, preferably in the consulting or financial services industry as a product development or commercialisation professional and expert in one or more of the following business functions: evaluating emerging business in B2B technology, product development/management, business development, innovation, new product introduction, R&D, marketing, or other related work;
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing and presenting business and technology plans for use by the financial services industry and an expert understanding of financial analysis, modelling, statistical analysis and related software;
  • Experience in offering market insight into industry, consumer and competitor trends;
  • Experience with product development and innovation in industries undergoing rapid transformation;
  • Experience in presenting and selling ideas to Senior Management with strong presentation skills (written and verbal);
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of business planning practices in Africa;
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of international agencies, multilaterals, banks, corporates and governments;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese); and
  • Familiarity with the following domains is an added advantage: data science, statistics, quantitative reasoning, social science research, software development/computer science, business plan development, innovation, strategic plan development and both public and private sector clients

Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Associate, Intra-African Trade Initiative (Junior Professional Programme)

Reference Number: LASBLR02
Location: Cairo, Egypt

Job Description

  • This job role is part of the Bank’s Junior Professionals Programme.
  • The purpose is to provide the candidate with an opportunity to acquire further banking, finance and trade development skills in order to contribute impactful divers ideas to the operations of the Bank and, where relevant, the successful candidate could be considered for a permanent role.
  • The candidate should be below 32 years of age and ready to commit to the Bank for a period of two years.

Responsibilities
Reviews and Analysis:

  • Preliminary review of all financing and non-financing requests submitted by customers and partners to ensure they meet the Bank’s eligibility criteria.
  • Assist the team in policy advocacy and government relations, including relationships with Regional Economic Communities;
  • Assist the team in resource mobilization for major regional infrastructure projects, including convening conferences;
  • Assisting in evaluating the underlying financial assumptions of client’s proposal to ensure they are realistic and reliable;
  • Working out pricing to ensure it meets the Bank’s stipulated hurdle rates as communicated periodically; and
  • Make business /commercial recommendations on proposals to team members following preliminary review.

Reporting:

  • Under the supervision of a designated Intra-African Trade staff, analyse intra-African trade finance proposals and develop draft indicative term sheets for transactions in line with customer’s request and the Bank’s products;
  • Develop pre-assessment memos on proposals received from potential borrowers, highlighting key aspects of the transactions and providing sound arguments for the Bank to finance the transaction.
  • Prepare and manage Intra-African trade transaction pipeline on a timely basis.
  • Creating and reporting the department’s management information (MI) for accurate decision-making; and
  • Responsible for the preparation and timely submissions of Monthly Reports and other ad-hoc reports, to the Head – Intra-African Trade Initiative.

Business Development:

  • Assisting with the review developing and marketing of Business Materials to various target customers of the Bank;
  • Advising clients on presentation of their financing proposals and requests to ensure it conforms to the Bank’s requirements;
  • Provide support to the team in managing an efficient Intra-African Trade Information and Export Advisory Services;
  • Provide support to the team in managing all intra-African trade customer relations, originating and on-boarding clients;
  • Assist the team in structuring all intra-African trade transactions involving structured trade, supply chain finance, financial institutions and corporate finance loans;
  • Develop, update and manage a database of Intra-African Trade Finance Intermediaries;
  • Coordinating specific publicity and business development events like Conferences, Exhibitions, Road Shows, etc., on behalf of the Intra-African Trade Initiative, where Afreximbank is participating and is tasked to lead; and
  • Undertaking desktop research into business models and new initiatives

Administration:

  • Following up on action-tracking logs resulting from internal committee meetings, external meetings and missions for which actions are required;
  • Liaise with relevant departments in communicating queries and feedback to clients; and
  • Supporting the team with administrative services during Road shows, missions and conferences.

Requirements, Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree and a postgraduate degree in a relevant field from a recognized University backed by appropriate experience of at least 3 years;
  • Ability to research, evaluate business models and analyze financial statements and Information;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting;
  • Excellent written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese);
  • Demonstrate organizational capabilities, including ability to manage work load with limited supervision to attain goals;
  • Being able to multitask, proactive and able to use initiative appropriately;
  • Ability to demonstrate proof of passion and commitment to the socio-economic empowerment of African countries and the ability to support the achievement of Afreximbank’s mandate.

Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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