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Reference No. SRBLR-MGR-EXDE-005

CA Global Headhunters has been retained by the Afreximbank based in Cairo, Egypt to recruit for this position. For more information on the Afreximbank please visit their website www.afreximbank.com.  Should you meet the minimum requirements and wish to apply for the position please apply directly to CA Global Headhunters.
 

Reference Number: SRBLR-MGR-EXDE-005

 

Nature & Scope:

 

The role of the position holder will be to manage the development and implementation of special projects under the Bank’s Industrialization and Export Development Initiatives with support from the Director, Export Development Finance.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development of a strong pipeline of opportunities by anticipating market trends and employing sector/sponsor/country knowledge.
  • Lead the structuring of project development, debt and equity investments.
  • Participate and/or lead negotiations with sponsors, investors, lenders, government and public authorities.
  • Lead Afreximbank’s contribution to the development of special projects that relate to industrialization and export development with a strong focus on achieving bankable projects. These special projects in portfolio include:
    • the establishment of Industrial Parks, Innovation and Technology Parks and Special Economic Zones;
    • the establishment of African Quality Assurance Centers; and
    • the establishment of African Medical Centers of Excellence
  • Manage the implementation of special projects that relate to industrialization and export development highlighted above amongst others.
  • Have a good understanding of project and concession financing and right policies to ensure sustainability of special projects.
  • Prepare project-related documents including pitch decks, financial model, information memorandum etc. for internal and external audiences.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with local/regional/global/infrastructure companies, banking and multilateral partners, and government officials.
  • Facilitate project delivery, closure and smooth transfer to operating portfolio companies.
  • Any other duties, as may be assigned by Executive Management.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • An undergraduate degree and master’s degree in Banking, Finance or related field;
  • 8 years’ investment and industry experience in project development, investment and/or project finance in either of the following:
    • the project finance / infrastructure / power department of a Tier 1 international investment bank
    • the infrastructure department in a Development Finance Institution
    • the infrastructure / PPP department of a transaction / financial advisory firm
    • an infrastructure private equity fund with exposure to early to mid-stage project development
    • a utility/concessions company
  • Project management experience;
  • Solid understanding of Concession agreements, EPC contracts and O&M contracts
  • Demonstrated track record of closing project transactions;
  • Awareness of the latest trends and developments in financing infrastructure;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting and therefore knowledge of project planning, development and management;
  • Ability to meet senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and win their confidence;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage;
  • 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.

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

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

 

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Shearidan Rabsch at srabsch [at] caglobalint [dot] com

 

Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.

 

Shearidan Rabsch

Manager – Banking and Finance | Africa

CA Global Finance

 

CA Global will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: SRBLR-MGR-EXDE-005

Reference No. SRBLR-SM-EXDE-005

CA Global Headhunters has been retained by the Afreximbank based in Cairo, Egypt to recruit for this position. For more information on the Afreximbank please visit their website www.afreximbank.com.  Should you meet the minimum requirements and wish to apply for the position please apply directly to CA Global Headhunters.
 

Reference Number: SRBLR-SM-EXDE-005

 

Nature & Scope:

 

The role of the position holder will be to oversee the development and implementation of special projects under the Bank’s Industrialization and Export Development Initiatives with support from the Director, Export Development Finance.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a strong pipeline of opportunities by anticipating market trends and employing sector/sponsor/country knowledge.
  • Lead the structuring of special projects under development, including negotiations with sponsors, investors, lenders, government and public authorities.
  • Lead the implementation and supervision of special projects that relate to industrialization and export development with a strong focus on achieving bankable projects. These special projects in portfolio include:
    • the establishment of Industrial Parks, Innovation and Technology Parks and Special Economic Zones;
    • the establishment of African Quality Assurance Centers; and
    • the establishment of African Medical Centers of Excellence
  • Lead the presentation of investment recommendations for special projects.
  • Set standards for thoroughness and provide quality control over the entire investment process.
  • Lead and manage project teams; as well as mentors and develops junior staff.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with local/regional/global/infrastructure companies, banking and multilateral partners, and government officials.
  • Act as the single point of contact between project execution teams and external stakeholders such as third-party contractors and service providers.
  • Oversee project delivery as well as closure and facilitate smooth transfer to operating portfolio companies.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • An undergraduate degree and master’s degree in Banking, Finance or related field;
  • Sound investment and industry experience of at least 10 years in project development, investment and/or project finance in either of the following:
    • the project finance / infrastructure / power department of a Tier 1 international investment bank
    • the infrastructure department in a Development Finance Institution
    • the infrastructure / PPP department of a transaction / financial advisory firm
    • an infrastructure private equity fund with exposure to early to mid-stage project development
    • a utility/concessions company
  • Strong project management experience;
  • Solid understanding of Concession agreements, EPC contracts and O&M contracts;
  • Demonstrated track record of closing complex project transactions;
  • Awareness of the latest trends and developments in financing infrastructure;
  • Prior experience of mentoring and managing investment staff;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting and therefore knowledge of project planning, development and management;
  • Ability to meet senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and win their confidence;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage;
  • 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.

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

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

 

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Shearidan Rabsch at srabsch [at] caglobalint [dot] com

 

Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.

 

Shearidan Rabsch

Manager – Banking and Finance | Africa

CA Global Finance

 

CA Global will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: SRBLR-SM-EXDE-005

Reference No. LB55

Job Description:

Our client, an open pit operation in North Africa, is seeking a Production Manager who will be responsible for overseeing the planning and execution of mining production, ensuring adherence to safety and environmental regulations. Responsibilities will include resource allocation, budget management, quality control, team leadership, and continuous improvement initiatives to optimize production efficiency. This role will report directly to the Mine Manager.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Elaborate the annual production program and ensure its execution.
  • Adjust team organization to the specific needs of production.
  • Ensure coordination between different production units and create synergies with the responsible parties at other sites.
  • Ensure compliance with safety and health processes and implement corrective action plans.
  • Guarantee the execution of the appropriate exploitation method for the deposit and share discrepancies with engineering.
  • Design access structures and optimal exploitation options in consultation with the engineering team.
  • Validate and communicate schedules to teams to achieve set objectives and anticipate preparation.
  • Validate planning assumptions.
  • Monitor performance indicators to optimize cost, time, and quality of production.
  • Interface with the processing department.
  • Ensure the supply of factories with the required quantity and quality.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • BS – Mine Engineering Or Similar Technical Field
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in open pit mining within similar environment.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, software preferable).
  • French and English language skills are desirable.

 

 

 

 

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive USD package
  • 6/3 Rotation
  • Expatriate Benefits

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Lucia Baeza at lbaeza [at] camining [dot] com

 

Please visit www.mining-recruitment-jobs.com for more exciting opportunities.

 

Lucia Baeza

Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining

 

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Job CategoryMining

Job Reference: LB55

Reference No. CDTRHTO

Reference Number: CDTRHTO

 

Job Description:

Our client, one of Africa’s leading digital payments and commerce company’s, are looking for a Regional Head of Technology & Operations To drive the East Africa’s alignment of technology and operational functions to deliver seamless and innovative solutions, overseeing the development, implementation, and management of technology initiatives and operational processes that optimise efficiency, support business growth, and enhance customer experience in the competitive Fintech landscape.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute an Operations & Technology strategy and tactical
  • technology plans for East Africa, which drives technological innovation and supports the expansion of Fintech offerings in East Africa. Ensure that the holistic strategy encompasses Engineering (Application development and Switch), Infrastructure, and Production support to offer cohesive Fintech solutions for East Africa.
  • Align the Operations and Technology strategy with both the overall regional strategy and the Group's global vision and goals, ensuring that local nuances are effectively addressed while maintaining overarching consistency.
  • Drive operational excellence by identifying areas for process improvement, standardisation, and automation across functions, contributing to streamlined and efficient operations.
  • Monitor operational metrics, analyse data, and implement strategies to enhance operational performance, quality, and scalability.
  • Establish a responsive and proactive production support mechanism that addresses both product operations and customer configuration needs effectively.
  • Ensure that the technology infrastructure is robust, scalable, and secure, aligning with the Region’s growth plans and product offerings and regulatory requirements
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify technology opportunities and advancements that can enhance operational processes and customer value.
  • Regularly evaluate East Africa's Fintech landscape to identify emerging trends, technologies, industry best practices and customer preferences to inform and refine the strategy continuously. Champion digital transformation initiatives that enhance customer experience, operational efficiency, and competitive advantage.
  • Ensure that the technology infrastructure and operational processes are scalable to support the rapid growth of Fintech services, while also driving cost efficiencies.
  • Implement agile frameworks and methodologies in project management and engineering to ensure timely delivery and adaptability to changing market dynamics.
  • Consider the environmental and socio-economic impact of technological deployments and operations, aiming for sustainable and responsible growth in the region.
  • Prioritise initiatives that enhance the user experience, ensuring that technology and operational changes lead to increased customer satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Proactively support the data maturity improvements across all East African functions – support the business and functional heads to make timely data- driven decisions for effective development and implementation of the approved strategy.
  • Ensure alignment within the team around the company’s broader goals through regular alignment sessions and strategic discussions, encompassing both product enhancements and new product developments.
  • Create a collaborative and motivating work environment that encourages innovation and professional development.
  • To collaborate effectively with various departments, in country and regionally, to ensure seamless coordination and alignment of efforts towards achieving growth objectives in the Region.
  • To lead organizational change initiatives, driving a culture of adaptability and agility.
  • Effectively communicate strategic shifts, manage any resistance, and ensure that the entire team is aligned with the company’s vision and objectives.
  • To provide strong leadership and direction to the IT Engineering, Infrastructure and Production support teams, fostering a high-performance culture, setting clear objectives, and empowering team members to excel in their roles.
  • Oversee the engineering teams to implement and maintain business systems, ensure quality development, and manage the switch systems efficiently. Driving the engineering teams to align with the technology progress at the Group office.
  • Oversee the design, implementation, and maintenance of robust technology infrastructure, ensuring reliability, security, and scalability of systems and platforms.
  • Prioritise the continuous learning and upskilling of engineering and infrastructure teams, ensuring they maintain alignment with the Group technical innovations.
  • Drive the training of production support teams to ensure they can handle product operations and customer configurations efficiently and to troubleshoot issues effectively.
  • Create a collaborative and motivating work environment that encourages innovation and professional development.
  • To collaborate effectively with various departments, in country and regionally, to ensure seamless coordination and alignment of efforts towards achieving the groups growth objectives in the Region.
  • Engage and collaborate with internal (Region and Group) and external stakeholders, including regulatory bodies, technology vendors, and partners, to understand their requirements, challenges, and feedback to shape the Operations & Technology strategy and ensure exceptional customer satisfaction by delivering tailored Fintech solutions that address regional market demands.
  • Manage relationships with infrastructure providers and ensure that services are aligned with the company's technological needs and compliance standards.
  • Manage relationships with technology vendors, assess new technologies, and make recommendations for technology investments that align with business objectives.
  • Engage with third-party development and switch engineering firms, if necessary, to augment capabilities or to introduce niche technological innovations.
  • Identify and evaluate potential operational and technological risks, creating mitigation strategies to ensure uninterrupted service delivery and business continuity.
  • In collaboration with Risk Management and Compliance develop and implement Risk Management strategies related to technology and operational functions, ensuring compliance with industry regulations and cybersecurity standards.
  • Ensure that the region's infrastructure meets regulatory and security standards pertinent to Fintech in East Africa.
  • Ensure engineering practices comply with regional and global standards, focusing on data security, transactional integrity, and system reliability.
  • Oversee the planning, execution, and monitoring of technology and operational projects, ensuring they are delivered within scope, budget, and timeline.
  • Ensure that project initiatives align with and advance the overall Operations and Technology strategy.
  • Foster strong collaboration between the project management team and the engineering, infrastructure, and production support teams to ensure smooth execution and delivery.

 

Behavioral Competencies

  • Formulates a clear Operations & Technology strategy for the EA Region and
  • maps the aggressive steps that will clearly accelerate the Region toward its strategic goals.
  • Is the first to spot possible future Operations & Technology policies, practices, and trends in the Region, with the competition, and in the marketplace. Applies knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the Region's goals. For example, ensures that the team understands and discusses relevant industry changes. Gives strong messages about how people's efforts make a difference to the broader East Africa Region.
  • Steers the Region toward Operational & Technological innovation, ensuring it stays at the forefront of Fintech developments. Tries multiple, varied approaches to innovative ideas and ensures the company’s product suite aligns with market needs and technological advancements.
  • Sets stretch goals and objectives, pushing individuals or teams to perform at higher levels, by using a collaborative and inclusive leadership style that fosters teamwork, motivates employees, encourages cross-functional collaboration and values, encourages, and supports differences, leading to a high-performing and cohesive Regional Operations & Technology team.
  • Ensures that technology strategies, infrastructure investments, and talent development initiatives are closely coordinated and harmonized with the headquarters in Nigeria. It involves adeptly bridging geographical and operational gaps, fostering seamless collaboration between teams across regions, and consistently aligning East Africa's technological advancements with the overarching goals and standards set by the HQ.
  • This alignment will maintain operational cohesiveness and a unified technology operation that drives efficiency, scalability and overall success.
  • Focuses efforts on continuous improvement; has a knack for identifying and seizing opportunities for synergy and integration. Separates and combines tasks into efficient and simple workflow and thinks about the whole system. Process optimisation through proficiency in analysing operational processes, identifying inefficiencies, and implementing optimisation strategies.
  • Understanding of lean principles to streamline processes, minimise waste, and enhance operational efficiency.

 

  • Experiments with a wide range of existing technologies while applying new and emerging options that can enhance organizational outcomes
  • Observes situational and group dynamics and selects best-fit approach. Picks up on the need to change personal, interpersonal, and leadership behaviour quickly and seamlessly adapts style to fit the specific needs of others.
  • Consults with a wide network of internal and external connections and works through formal and informal channels to build broad-based relationships and support.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Engineering, Computer Science or related field from an accredited University.
  • An advanced degree, e.g., Masters in Finance/Operations/Technology or related fields or MBA would be preferred for higher level of understanding in business, operations/financial and technological aspects of the industry.

 

General Experience

  • At least 6 years' experience in a C-suite or Senior Management role, preferably in a reputable Financial Institution or Fintech company, covering the aspects listed below:
  • A solid understanding of the Fintech ecosystem, this can include experience in mobile banking, digital payments, blockchain, or any other Fintech innovation prevalent in East Africa.
  • Demonstrated experience in product operations (ie running back office operations teams) and customer configurations, especially in the financial sector.
  • Demonstrated experience in software development, preferably within the Fintech secto
  • Demonstrated experience in managing or overseeing switch technologies, especially in the payment or banking sector.
  • Demonstrated experience in IT infrastructure management, with a specific focus on Fintech or financial services' unique requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience in the East African financial market, understanding its unique challenges, opportunities, regulatory environment, customer

 

Managerial Experience

  • At least 8 to 10 years’ proven leadership experience, with at least 6 years spent in a C-suite or Senior Management role of leading large, cross-functional technical teams, ensuring collaboration and cohesion among various departments.
  • Demonstrated experience of crafting and executing technology and operations strategies
  • Demonstrated experience of managing vendor relationships, especially those relevant to the financial services industry.
  • Demonstrated experience of overseeing budgets, ensuring cost-efficiency while not compromising on quality or innovation.
  • Demonstrated experience in engaging with senior stakeholders, understanding business needs, and translating them into technological solutions.
  • Strategic decision-making experience is critical for formulating strategies - Demonstrated experience of strategic decisions that have led to growth, innovation, and market expansion.
  • Demonstrated experience in overseeing multiple projects, ensuring they align with the company's strategic goals.
  • The ability to attract and retain talent to build a robust Operations and Technology team

 

Additional

  • The role reports to the Managing Director, East Africa
  • Nature of Impact: Intrinsically linked to the company's technology alignment, operational efficiency, and infrastructure robustness. This job determines and leads the efficiency of the EA business’ core operations and the capability to deliver products and services seamlessly.
  • The role is core to the EA business’ success in terms of ensuring that the company’s technology backbone efficiently supports its operational endeavours, all while fostering business growth and has prime accountability for various measurable targets (discussed under typical KPIs).
  • Longevity: Persistent and foundational, the technological and operational strategies implemented by this job often form the foundation upon which the EA business’ future initiatives are built, influencing the organization's direction for many years.

 

 

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Chalden Du Toit at cdutoit [at] caglobalint [dot] com

Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.

 

Chalden Du Toit

Consultant

CA Finance

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Job CategoryIT

Job Reference: CDTRHTO

Reference No. 2908 26 SS

Reference Number:  2908 26 SS

Job Description:

Our client an international Independent Power Producer (IPP) is seeking a Project Execution Manager – Africa who will be responsible for overseeing end-to-end management of projects, ensuring seamless progression from Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) to financial close (FC), followed by project execution through Commercial Operation Date (COD).

Responsibilities:

  • Managing project development and execution, guiding projects from PPA to FC.
  • Overseeing projects from FC to COD, handling contract management and EPC oversight.
  • Providing expert project management advice for effective microgrid development.
  • Supporting Sales and Engineering in pre-feasibility, feasibility, design, and construction planning.
  • Assisting Sales in securing Power Purchase Agreements.
  • Develop project management plans, risk assessments, hazard identifications, budget estimates, project schedules and design briefs to effectively manage the project development phase of activities in accordance with project management best practice.
  • Undertake significant engagement with equipment vendors and EPC suppliers in the development of indicative and binding offers for design and construction services, including in the qualifying of vendors.
  • Undertake engagement with service providers to identify and scope suitable operations and maintenance services.
  • Collaborating with Engineering teams for optimal project scope.
  • Manage the preparation of technical input to the business case, specifications, tendering and procurement processes in the development phase.
  • Manage and lead the projects throughout the Execution phase (from PPA to COD), by effectively managing all relevant stakeholders and delivering the projects in time and within budget.
  • Enforcing change management (MoC) policies.
  • Actively manage HSE and quality standards within the projects and ensure EPC’s are adhering strictly to company policies.
  • Effectively managing the project team and developing team members in the job.
  • Building Africa project teams with the MD Africa.
  • Participate as required on-site during development and execution activities, particularly for client and stakeholder engagement and supervision of technical activities and HSE. Collaborating across functions to achieve team goals.
  • Ensuring smooth handover to Operations.
  • Providing structured progress reports to MD Africa.
  • Fostering a hands-on, positive attitude to drive projects.
  • Being an ambassador for the company and actively support Business development and new opportunities.
  • Ensuring disciplined IT system use, including Asana, Office 365, Slack.
  • Ensuring compliance with company policies and safety regulations.
  • Maintaining company data and technical confidentiality.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Travel periodically throughout the African region to project sites.
  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering; Electrical or Civil preferred.
  • Proven experience in building and construction of Microgrids would be highly advantageous.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent opportunity.
  • Competitive annual package.

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Sheree Scheepers at sscheepers [at] camining [dot] com

Please visit www.mining-recruitment-jobs.com for more exciting opportunities.

Sheree Scheepers

Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining

CA Mining will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

 

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Job CategoryMining

Job Reference: 2908 26 SS

Reference No. 2011 34 SS

Reference Number:  2011 34 SS

Job Description:

Our client is a South African-based investment firm that focuses on renewable energy and sustainable infrastructure projects in Sub-Saharan Africa and is seeking a Junior Analyst.

Responsibilities:

  • Build financial models to evaluate new investment opportunities.
  • Maintain financial models to track investment performance.
  • Prepare Investment Committee presentations.
  • Prepare Investment Committee meetings minutes and follow-up documents.
  • Assist with preparation of pitch decks for fundraising efforts.
  • Manage senior lender reporting.
  • Assist deal team with review and execution of legal agreements.
  • Assist deal team with implementation of new deals.
  • Liaise with legal counsel and EPC/O&M contractor to negotiate and execute project documents.
  • Prepare quarterly reports to investors.
  • Work with external compliance officer to manage ongoing compliance requirements.
  • Work with Insurer to manage ongoing insurance requirements.
  • Manage general invoicing and paying of accounts.
  • Manage annual BEE certification process.
  • Work with accountants and auditor to manage monthly management accounts and annual audit.
  • Manage updates to website and general marketing initiatives (e.g. press releases when deals close).

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Honours in Accounting, Business Science, Investment Management or equivalent.
  • CFA, CA(SA) or equivalent would be a benefit.
  • 5-7 years’ experience in private equity or corporate finance environment.
  • Ideally at least 2 years’ experience at a boutique / very small firm.
  • Experience in the renewable energy sector highly advantageous.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Competitive annual package
  • Permanent employment opportunity
  • Hybrid opportunity

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Sheree Scheepers at sscheepers [at] camining [dot] com

Please visit www.mining-recruitment-jobs.com for more exciting opportunities.

Sheree Scheepers

Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining

CA Mining will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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Job CategoryMining

Job Reference: 2011 34 SS

Reference No. JABLR011

CA Global Headhunters has been retained by the Afreximbank based in Cairo, Egypt to recruit for this position. For more information on the Afreximbank please visit their website www.afreximbank.com.  Should you meet the minimum requirements and wish to apply for the position please apply directly to CA Global Headhunters.

 

Nature & Scope

The role of the position holder will be to provide middle office Agency & Security Trustee functions for the Bank's syndicated lending activities. The job holder initiates and is responsible for the recommendation and implementation of the Bank’s policies in these areas.

Responsibilities: 

Facility Agency & Administration:

  • Ensure receipt of conditions satisfaction/subsequent letters, legal opinions etc. for new deals, refinanced deals and communicating to the borrowers and the syndicate of lenders confirming completion of conditions precedent/subsequent.
  • In liaison with Operations Department, ensure that all required accounts including collection accounts, debt service reserve accounts, debt service accounts etc. required as agreed for new and ongoing deals are opened and operational and as per agreed terms and conditions.
  • On-boarding new transactions through the required procedures including KYC, setting up of Agency systems, sending welcome letters to syndicate members and all other required documentation.
  • Reviewing of conformed copy of legal documentation to identify compliance and reporting obligations required for monitoring through the life of the facility and ensuring full loan covenant compliance and that all terms and conditions of the respective deals are adhered to.
  • Ensure that all information undertakings as per the various Facility Agreements are diarized in excel sheets and on debt domain for covenant and information monitoring.
  • Engaging and liaison with the borrowers and respective parties for receipt of due information/document, uploading of same onto the debt domain, and advice of receipt or non-receipt to the syndicate of lenders.
  • Monitoring of loan covenants, implementation of structure and detection of possible events that may lead to default.
  • Managing all request for amendments and waivers and discussing and agreeing the appropriate structures and information required with the borrower for presentation to the Banks.
  • Management of all secondary trades and the receipt of transfer certificates, including the onboarding of new lenders.
  • Administration of payment and settlement issues including ensuring that borrowers adhere to billing and repayment procedures and where there are defaults, that sanctions are implemented quickly, as well as in the preparation of redemption statements.
  • Ensure repricing, calculations of rate fix/rollover for all Agented facilities and communicating the calculations to the Borrower and syndicate of lenders.
  • Monitoring of accounts and ensuring that all principal and interest payments are made as required and distributed to the respective lenders accordingly.
  • Ensure that all required fees including management, commitment fees, Agency and Security Trustee fees etc. are invoiced the borrowers and collected on/by due dates.
  • Managing external vendor relationships and liaising with borrowers and other external advisors.
  • Coordinating all interactions with other parties such as Treasury, Origination, other Banks, Technical Advisers, Insurance, Collateral Managers, Lawyers and Loan Administration regarding the facility.
  • Coordination of receipt and payment of invoices for all professionals on the team (lawyers, Valuers, Technical Advisers etc.).
  • Preparation of reports including monthly departmental reports to Management and syndicate members on the status of the various facilities.
  • Monitoring and updating the risk register.

Security Trustee/Agency:

  • Ensure that all required loan security documents are set up as required and that the security is perfected, the documents kept safe, retrieved appropriately and returned to the borrower at the expiry of the facility.
  • Maintenance and monitoring of the loan security and periodic reporting as required under the Bank’s policies.
  • In case of default, ensuring that enforcement is done as required under the Bank’s policies and procedures and in accordance with instructions from majority Lenders.
  • On expiration or cancellation of a facility, ensure that all outstanding amounts of principal, interest and fees are claimed and settled, and that any security is released, and this information communicated to all parties.
  • Ensure that all required processes to ensure independence of action and impartiality in treatment of all parties to the syndication, the holding of security, and the implementation of all inflexible terms, covenants, waivers and modifications as the case may be

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree and post graduate degree in Business Administration, Banking, Finance or related subject from a recognized University.
  • A professional qualification in Banking backed up by appropriate Banking experience will be considered an added advantage.
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years with a reputable Banking organization.
  • 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).
  • Proven experience in back-office operations. The candidate must demonstrate experience and knowledge of managing middle and back-office operations for syndications in a fairly complex banking environment as well as knowledge of LMA guidelines on Agency Practices and best market practice.
  • 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 are encouraged to apply

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Jamie Adams at jadams [at] caglobalint [dot] com

CA Global Finance will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

Jamie Adams

jadams [at] caglobalint [dot] com

Recruitment Consultant

CA Banking, IT, Insurance, Legal & Finance

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Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: JABLR011

Reference No. SFBLR36

Africa Finance Corporate (AFC) is a pan-African multilateral organization focused on bridging the infrastructure deficits on the continent. AFC is a leading infrastructure & industrial solution provider enabling economic prosperity for the continent. They are champions for the African continent, driven to succeed, dedicated to facilitating instrumental infrastructure for transformative impact and elevating Africa’s role as a growth engine in a changing world.

CA Global Headhunters has been mandated by the Africa Finance Corporation to recruit for this position. For more information on the AFC please visit their website https://www.africafc.org/ . Should you meet the minimum requirements and wish to apply for the position please apply directly to CA Global Headhunters.

Reference Number: SFBLR36

Job Description:

The AFC is now seeking an accomplished professional to lead their Corporate Communications. This pivotal role involves orchestrating the enhancement of their corporation's reputation, brand identity, and image while aligning with their strategic objectives. As Director Corporate Communications and Marketing, you will provide strategic guidance for decisions impacting their reputation, drive initiatives to showcase their impact, and foster relationships with stakeholders across various domains, including African governments, leaders, civil society and the youth, regional and international private investors, and foundations, as well as other development financial organizations and the global public sector. The role reports to the President and Chief Executive Officer.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and reinforce the Corporation's reputation, brand, and image in alignment with our strategic direction.
  • Formulate the Corporation’s communications strategy in close collaboration with the leadership to ensure it aligns with broader corporate strategy and business objectives.
  • Advise on decisions with potential reputation and brand implications.
  • Strengthen the link between their corporate reputation and financial success, project impacts, and social developments.
  • Create and execute a comprehensive social media strategy to spotlight their projects, growth, and developmental impact across Africa.
  • Supervise industry-specific PR campaigns and social media initiatives on platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, their corporate website, and other media outlets.
  • Manage communication risks and opportunities, cultivating 'earned' media through operational activities and relationship management.
  • Serve as the main point of contact between the corporation, media, stakeholders, investor community and the business community.
  • Lead engagement and advocacy efforts by building and maintaining connections with relevant governmental, academic, and business stakeholders.
  • Elevate the visibility of the organization and investee companies through engaging initiatives and stakeholder interactions.
  • Direct creative direction for brand marketing, including technical writing, strategy, advertising, research, and promotions.
  • Contribute to revenue generation through select marketing activities.
  • Oversee all the Corporation’s external communications and marketing policies and guidelines, ensuring they remain current.
  • Flesh out well-structured draft speech/statements reflecting the President and CEO’s message.
  • Creating, editing, and revising various forms of communication products, including but not limited to correspondence and technical documentation such as speeches, factsheets, talking points, opinions, prefaces, forewords, web articles and social media texts in a consistent and coherent manner across various communication platforms.
  • Conducting research, including material produced by the Corporation and other relevant organizations, in consultation with substantive units and relevant staff in the of the President & CEO’s.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, Economics, Journalism, or a related field. A master's degree or professional qualifications such as Chartered Institute of Marketing/Chartered Marketer are advantageous.
  • A minimum of 20 years of relevant experience in roles encompassing communications, reputation management, and brand strategy.
  • Experience in leading organizational reputation and brand transformations.
  • Strong grasp of media and public relations strategies.
  • Robust understanding, interest, and ideally experience working within the African context.
  • Proficiency in understanding economic, financial, and industry dynamics.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities coupled with innovative problem-solving.
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills. Strong sense of responsibility and accountability, supported by a history of reliability.
  • Ideally a proven c-suite leader who has developed and executed corporate pr & communications / brand strategy but preferably also has actual business (P&L) experience.
  • Background in Investment banking or asset management. With actual sales & marketing work experience, having raised funds globally and understand global capital markets.
  • Investor relations experience with Africa origination experience and proven background with African governments and private sector.
  • A track record in thought leadership, public speaking, and stakeholder management. A strategic Mindset and team player with connections and profile in global leadership circles.
  • Appreciates the role of PR & Comm as a provider of ‘air cover’ and making the organization be seen as a ‘living, feeling, and caring ‘organization that is serious about its mandate.
  • Ability to tune product strategies and bottom-line targets to blend in with brand promise and public commitments made to show a consistent and competent company.
  • Key Performance Indicators:
    • Drive AFC positioning as Africa’s “go-to” infrastructure solutions provider.
    • Address AFC's visibility challenges both in Africa and globally, ensuring recognition among pivotal stakeholders: investors in key markets (in Africa and globally), African governments and Central banks, Africa's youth, and other stakeholders crucial to achieving the Corporation’s objectives.
    • Ensure a consistent, high-quality flow of communication concerning AFC's deals, projects, and initiatives.
    • Elevate the Corporation’s perception in the market.
    • Present their projects and impact within the context of their vision for Africa.
    • Amplify engagement with pertinent global and regional financial media and institutional stakeholders.
    • Deliver information and annual reports punctually.
    • Manage adverse media against the Corporation and its investee companies.

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Scott Fraser at sfraser [at] caglobalint [dot] com

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Scott Fraser

Recruitment Manager | Africa & Global

CA Finance

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Job CategoryBanking & Insurance

Job Reference: SFBLR36

Reference No. NKBLR-AMBOC-001

Nature & Scope:

The role of the position holder will be to support the Board Secretariat in managing the corporate register of the Bank and its subsidiaries.

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.
  • Verify dividends payable per shareholder and maintain records of dividend payments as and when dividends are declared.
  • Process payments of dividends and shareholders’ instructions relating thereto
  • 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; and
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • A post graduate degree as well as a bachelor’s degree in law or accounting from a recognized University
  • Professional company secretarial practice and experience of not less than 5 years, with particular emphasis on management of shareholder records.  Experience in handling secretarial matters related to multilateral or international organizations 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.
  • 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.

Benefits and Contractual information:

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

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Nicole Koenig at nkoenig [at] caglobalint [dot] com

Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.

Nicole Koenig

Banking and Finance | Africa

CA Global Finance

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Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: NKBLR-AMBOC-001

Reference No. SRBLR-AM-SYAG-002

CA Global Headhunters has been retained by the Afreximbank based in Cairo, Egypt to recruit for this position. For more information on the Afreximbank please visit their website www.afreximbank.com.  Should you meet the minimum requirements and wish to apply for the position please apply directly to CA Global Headhunters.
 

Reference Number: SRBLR-AM-SYAG-002

 

Nature & Scope:

 

The Syndications team is managed by the Director for Syndication & Risk Distribution and is located in the Vice Presidency for Global Trade Bank. This complex encompasses Afreximbank’s client facing origination functions comprising regionally based client relations teams as well as the Bank’s product teams. Syndications works in support of the client relations and product teams centrally providing structuring support and distribution services to all of these origination units. The position holder will be part of the Syndications function and work for the Director Syndications to achieve the team’s main objectives include:

  • establishing Afreximbank as the leading arranger of syndicated facilities in Africa;
  • mobilising funding from a diverse spectrum of investors including regional and international commercial banks, Development Finance Institutions (DFIs), Export Credit Agencies (ECAs), and funds to enhance the development impact of the Bank’s deployed risk capital;
  • using loan syndications as an instrument for leveraging international financing into Africa;
  • generating incremental revenue for the Bank derived from the enhanced fee income generated from the arranging and distribution of syndicated loans;
  • contributing to the optimisation of the Bank’s risk asset diversification objectives and capital used in operations through primary syndication and secondary sales.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Supporting Business Development/Origination:
  • Actively participate in presenting proposals and mandate letters to clients emphasizing the benefits of syndication and co-financing thereby working with the Bank’s other origination teams to secure syndicated loan mandates from existing and potential clients of the Bank;
  • assist in structuring transactions to ensure they reflect current market conditions and investor appetite in order to attract syndication partners;
  • assist in marketing the Bank’s syndicated finance product as well as funded and unfunded risk participations to the widest possible group of syndication partners and co-financiers including DFIs, ECAs, commercial banks, African financial institutions, African multilaterals, insurers and other financial institutions.
  • coordinate and/or participate in deal road-shows and co-financing partner calling programmes to support expansion of the Bank’s syndication activities.
  • Actively implement all aspects of the Bank’s syndication policies and procedures.

 

  1. Syndication Loan Structuring and Distribution:

In accordance with the Bank’s Syndicated Loans Policy (SLP):

  • Assist in conducting market soundings to identify prospective syndicate partner banks and financial institutions;
  • prepare syndicated deal documentation including teasers, mandate documents, term-sheets, and information memoranda that will be used to market syndicated deals and facilitate the entry of syndication partners into Bank arranged transactions;
  • support deal structuring and pricing negotiations;
  • assist in executing mandated syndicate loan transactions in cooperation with the relevant client relations and product teams;
  • Primary responsibility for the Bank’s insurance product and focal point for all communication with Bank’s insurance broker.  Preparing transaction teasers to obtain NBIs, liaising internally with relevant client relationship managers, Operations, Product teams to resolve any queries from the insurance market, insurance premium calculations and monthly reporting etc;

 

  1. Asset Sales:
  • Implement the Bank’s asset sale policy by identifying existing assets for potential secondary sale and obtaining market feedback on appetite levels and sale pricing;
  • Liaise with the Banking Operations department that performs the Bank’s portfolio management function to support the optimization of the Bank’s capital allocation through secondary market sales.

 

  1. Market Knowledge:
  • Conduct syndicated loan market research on pricing and deal structures to facilitate efficient distribution of transactions arranged by the Bank, including the secondary market pricing for assets for sale;
  • Providing market pricing and risk appetite feedback to the Bank’s management and deal origination teams for their consideration of all syndicated facilities;
  • Retain investor appetite in the team’s client relationship management tool Debt domain.

 

  1. Relationship Management:
  • Maintain and expand a diversified network of syndicated loan/co-financing partners including DFIs, ECAs, multilaterals, international commercial banks, African financial institutions, funds, and credit insurance companies;
  • Devise and implement enhanced cooperation in syndication and co-financing between the Bank and DFIs active in Africa;
  • Retain and manage relationships with a wide network of professional advisors, consultants and deal originators active in the syndicated loan market, including debt management and data service providers such as Thomson-Reuters, Debt Domain etc.

 

  1. Monthly/ Quarterly Reporting:
  • Prepare Department’s monthly report for EVP’s office;
  • Prepare Department’s monthly Tier-2 performance tracking report;
  • On-time preparation and submission of quarterly Board papers;

 

  1. Other
  • Work with the credit department to facilitate the credit processing and approval and the legal department with regard to transaction documentation for all syndicated facilities;

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Good first degree in a related area and a Master’s degree in economics, banking & finance, or MBA from a recognized University. A professional qualification in banking or international trade finance or other related disciplines may be accepted in lieu of a postgraduate degree;
  • at least 5 years of relevant experience acquired in a leading financial institution or organisation;
  • At least 5 years of experience in the syndicated loan market and good understanding of the African debt markets, with proven background in fund raising, syndications, loan structuring and business development activities in developing markets;
  • knowledge and working experience of trade, corporate, and structured finance products to be offered to clients, including syndicated loans, co-financing, club deals, and correspondent banking products including letters of credit, structured trade finance, corporate loans, project-related financing;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting;
  • Strong customer focus and ability to engage effectively with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of  the Bank's other working languages (Arabic, French & Portugese) 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.

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

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

 

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Shearidan Rabsch at srabsch [at] caglobalint [dot] com

 

Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.

 

Shearidan Rabsch

Recruitment Manager – Banking and Finance | Africa & Global

CA Global Finance

 

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Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: SRBLR-AM-SYAG-002

Reference No. JA-042

Job Description: 

To manage the Tax risks of of the company. Which includes ensuring that all statutory returns are timeously completed and submitted according to legislative and SARS requirements. And ensuring that relevant accounting entries including deferred tax are processed and correctly disclosed in the financial statements.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that group tax returns are completed timeously and that all required schedules have been completed and submitted.
  • Ensure that group tax computations and reconciliations are completed accurately and timeously.
  • Ensure that group deferred tax reconciliations are completed timeously and accurately.
  • Complete the tax disclosure from the group financial statements (income tax, deferred tax, consolidation).
  • Ensure that information substantiating tax computations is accurate.
  • Provide analytical evidence of group income tax compliance. Continuously monitor systems and processes, including change initiatives, to ensure compliance.
  • Make presentations to the tax committee (which includes the financial director)
  • Provide excellent tax information/advice to management as part of the decision making process.
  • Attend to international tax issues
  • Ensure submission of provisional tax payments.
  • Maintain up-to-date, detailed knowledge of trends and changes in Tax legislation by regular attendance of professional courses, workshops, etc.
  • Assist with VAT and the VAT returns.
  • Assist with Transfer pricing.
  • Assist with advice Payroll taxes.
  • Assist with advice on Customs duty.
  • Assist your colleagues and the tax department with achieving its goals.

Skills

  • Relevant Financial qualification – BCom(Accounting), it would be advantageous to also be a CA (SA) and have a Higher diploma in taxation
  • Must have articles at an accounting firm
  • 3 to 4 years relevant work experience
  • Understanding of GAAP / IFRS
  • Knowledge of Tax Legislation.
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Passion for the brand and customers
  • Thinking strategically and commercially
  • Leading Transformation
  • Connecting people
  • Delivering high performance
  • Having a merchant mindset
  • Making insightful business decisions
  • Driving quality
  • Planning and organising

Qualifications

Relevant Financial qualification – CA (SA) / CIMA or B Com (Honours)

5 years post qualifying experience (minimum)

 

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to jadams [at] caglobalint [dot] com .

Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.

Jamie Adams

Recruitment Specialist

CA Finance

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Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: JA-042

Reference No. LB49

Reference Number: LB49

 

Job Description:

Our client, a large building material company, is seeking a tax manager who will be tasked with advising the management on tax optimization and planning. This will entail interpretation and application of tax regulations to identify opportunities for improvement, such as deductible expenses for tax purposes and tax benefits from social services.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the ministry in managing the company's assets. Advise management on tax optimization and planning: interpretation and application of tax regulations to identify opportunities for improvement, such as deductible expenses for tax purposes and tax benefits from social services, etc
  • Monitor and control declarations to the National Social Security Institute (INPP) and the National Social Security Fund (CNSS).
  • Manage corporate income tax
  • Payroll taxes, dividend taxes, rental income tax, etc.
  • Value Added Tax (VAT)
  • Sales taxes
  • Taxes and fees for central and provincial administrations
  • Mining tax and fees
  • Control customs declarations (pro forma invoices and final invoices) in compliance with customs legislation in the DRC.
  • Apply all benefits outlined in the investment code.
  • Maintain all tax-related documents.
  • Submit tax declarations as per the schedule set by the company.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • A degree in Accounting, Finance, Taxation, or Business Administration, along with professional certifications such as CPA, CFA, or CTA, and relevant work experience in tax management.
  • Congolese applicant preferred
  • Tax Expertise: In-depth knowledge of local tax laws, including corporate income tax, payroll taxes, VAT, and sales taxes.
  • Ability to interpret tax regulations and identify tax optimization opportunities.

 

 

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Lucia Baeza at lbaeza [at] camining [dot] com

 

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Lucia Baeza

Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining

 

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Job CategoryMining

Job Reference: LB49

Reference No. NKSR-AESRM-001

Job Description:

Our client is seeking to strengthen its team through the recruitment of an Environmental and Social Risk Officer to support their rapidly growing portfolio, consistent with its vision of becoming the leading development infrastructure financier on the continent. On the basis of our clients Environmental and Social Risk Management Policy, they aim to establish a leadership position in the African development community on the application of environment, social and governance practices in the private sector.

Responsibilities:

  • E&S Review and appraisal of new investment proposals (debt and equity) for the clients consideration, including the identification of potential environmental and social impacts, risks and issues as early in the project cycle as possible, develop recommendations for client actions and draft relevant project processing documentation. The E&S appraisal will include site visits.
  • Ensure that appropriate environmental representations, warranties and covenants are incorporated in each loan or investment agreement.
  • Work with clients to define steps (often in the form of E&S Action Plan) required to meet the requirements of IFC’s Performance Standards, The Equator Principles, African Development Bank Integrated Safeguards System, the World Bank Group’s Environmental, Health and Safety Guidelines, and relevant country E&S regulation.
  • Oversee the environmental and social performance of specific allocated projects and assist the clients in improving their E&S performance, when necessary. Actively work with Transaction Teams or Portfolio Management to ensure the effective monitoring of obligor environmental and social risk performance, carry out regulator site visits, directly with the client and/or in collaboration with the Transaction Teams or Portfolio Management and flag any breaches.
  • Identify opportunities for adding value in an investment project structure related to environmental and social opportunities above and beyond risk management, if and when appropriate.
  • Assist in the identification of and due diligence on "green" investments with a view to facilitating the growth of green investments that might qualify for GCF funds.
  • Serve as an advocate on E&S matters within and outside the client and contribute to institutional knowledge base by analyzing and disseminating lessons learned and best practice from specific company investments and disseminating them within the institution.
  • Carry out corporation wide environmental and social risk management training, particularly as regards the Business originators.
  • Periodically review and continuously ensure that the clients Environmental and Social Risk Management Policy and the Developmental Impact Policy is fully and appropriately implemented and flag any breaches.
  • Maintain and update the clients E&S management system and E&S tools relating to its investments.
  • Coordinate the measurement and reporting of the development impact of the clients investments.
  • Work on the development/continuous improvement of E&S tools, checklists and guidelines to improve efficiency of project processing and enable improved client management of environmental and social issues.
  • Where required, work with independent environmental and social consultants hired by the client and/or co-lenders.
  • Actively work with other risk management areas (credit, market, operational, etc.), under the supervision of the Chief Risk Officer, in order to ensure that environmental and social risk management is effectively integrated into the clients EWRMF.
  • Work with the Chief Risk Officer regularly and periodically to review the overall E&S risks of the clients entire portfolio.
  • Work with the Chief Risk Officer in the preparation of environmental and social risk management monitoring reports.
  • Represent the client at technical meetings, industry events and environmental and social fora.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Chief Risk Officer.
  • Reports to Chief Risk Officer.
  • Actively work with the Transaction Teams and Portfolio Management
  • Interface with different parts of the organization involved in the end-to-end investment management process

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Graduate degree in relevant discipline (environmental, social sciences, sustainable development, engineering and related). A combination of E&S and engineering training and skillsets would be a differentiator.
  • 5-8yrs practical experience in environmental and/or social management and assessment; experience in sectors such as infrastructure, heavy industry, oil and gas, and/or mining required; experience in working with financial institutions a plus.
  • Experience and familiarity with the IFC Performance Standards, the Equator Principles, African Development Bank Integrated Safeguards System, World Bank Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Guidelines. Alternatively, experience and familiarity with the ILO Core Labour Standards, will be an advantage.
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to think strategically, analyse diverse information and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly and confidently, articulate issues and recommend solutions.
  • Excellent verbal and written English language skills. Knowledge of French is a plus.
  • Knowledge and working experience in emerging markets, particularly in the African continent and ability to travel frequently in the region required.
  • High level of work and ethical standards and a demonstrated ability to handle procedures that involve highly sensitive and confidential information.
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize assignments, and work effectively often under time pressure and with minimum supervision.
  • Demonstrated maturity and judgment and sound decision-making and negotiating skill.
  • Good team player who can work as a member of multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Nicole Koenig at nkoenig [at] caglobalint [dot] com

Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.

Nicole Koenig

Recruitment Consultant    

CA Global Finance

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Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: NKSR-AESRM-001

Reference No. JA-023

Reference Number: JA-023

Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice and support to transactional deal teams in connection with equity and quasi-equity investments and other types of investment transactions.
  • Assume primary lawyer responsibility for new and portfolio investments.
  • Draft and review legal documentation and conduct due diligence.
  • Negotiate with external counterparties.
  • Advise on the selection of outside counsel, supervise outside counsel and manage legal costs.
  • Obtain and expand country knowledge, experience and best practices arising from the business and effectively share this knowledge internally.
  • Other items to be determined by the General Counsel from time to time.

Minimum Requirements

  • Qualified to practice law in one or more jurisdictions.
  • At least 8 years post-qualification relevant law firm and/or financial institution and/or development institution experience
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills in English and, preferably also, French.
  • Significant experience in equity investment, with a preference for equity investments in infrastructure transactions.
  • Experience in fund formation and management is helpful.
  • Experience in infrastructure project financing is helpful.
  • Ability to identify, assess and summarize legal, regulatory, commercial and operational risks.
  • Ability to handle complex corporate and commercial transactions independently.
  • Willingness to assume multiple roles and tasks to meet changing business needs and an ability to foresee, troubleshoot and effectively resolve conflicting issues and challenges.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to deal sensitively in a multicultural environment and build effective working relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with quick turnaround expectations.
  • Business oriented.
  • Detail oriented, with an ability to distinguish among issues of varying priority
  • Exemplary writing skills
  • Willingness to travel extensively.

Location:

  • Casablanca, Morocco

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to jadams [at] caglobalint [dot] com .

Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.

Jamie Adams

Recruitment Specialist

CA Finance

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Job Reference: JA-023

Reference No. JA-0022

Reference Number: JA-0022

Job Description: 

The Investment Analyst role is to support the investment team by providing core financial modelling analysis, research and other required support to enable sound investment decisions.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain project finance models
  • Conduct industry, market and company research
  • Participate in all aspects of project processing cycle from project development to disbursement
  • Participate in the execution of project development investments with a strong focus on achieving bankable projects
  • Support the senior investment team members in negotiations with sponsors, lenders, and public authorities
  • Prepare project-related documents for internal and external audiences
  • Assist in supervising investments in portfolio companies.
  • Support the investment team in non-core investment activities (marketing, corporate initiatives, recruitment, etc.)

Minimum Requirements

Two to five years prior experience in infrastructure project development and/or project finance within:

  • Project finance / infrastructure / power department of a Tier 1 international investment bank
  • Project or business development department of a Tier 1 power / transport IPP or developer
  • Infrastructure department in a Development Finance Institution
  • Infrastructure / PPP department of a transaction / financial advisory firm
  • Infrastructure private equity fund with exposure to early to mid-stage project development
  • MBA, MSc or equivalent qualification from a Tier 1 university

Essential Qualities:

  • Positive attitude
  • Integrity
  • Indefatigable work ethic – this role will regularly require late nights/weekends/travel
  • Self-starter.  High initiative
  • Clarity of thought and action

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Interest in the companies mission, strategy and values
  • Strong connection to Africa and intent to have Africa-focused career
  • Strong understanding of the power and transport sectors
  • Strong understanding of PPP project structuring and project finance
  • Strong business development and client relationship skills, track record and ability to focus on clients’ needs effectively and identify potential business partners
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, Fluent in French, Portuguese a plus
  • Strong inter-personal skills, ability to interact effectively with sponsors, partners and colleagues from various cultural backgrounds; living experience in emerging countries is a plus
  • Prior knowledge of African infrastructure and relationships in Africa are a strong plus

Location:

  • Casablanca, Morocco

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to jadams [at] caglobalint [dot] com .

Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.

Jamie Adams

Recruitment Specialist

CA Finance

CA Global will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions

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Job CategoryOther

Job Reference: JA-0022

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