jobs in africa

Ready to take the next step?

Whether you're a job seeker looking for exciting opportunities or an employer seeking top talent, we're here to assist you every step of the way. Reach out to us now to unlock the endless possibilities awaiting you in Africa.

Reference No. JA-SS-027

Reference Number: JA-SS-027

Job Description:

The main purpose of this position is to provide leadership and strategic direction to the Industry Technical Support (ITS) Division in providing technical advice and/or support to frontline supervisors with regard to the application and interpretation of prudential legislation and applicable standards, particularly in relation to regulatory capital, accounting and auditing standards. This includes analysis of industry data, other relevant guidance and the assessment of various applications to promote the consistent treatment of all prudential matters across the industries that the Prudential Authority (PA) regulates and supervises, with the main goal of promoting safe and sound regulated financial institutions. The role cuts across banking, insurance and financial market infrastructures (FMIs). The role reports into the Head: Policy, Statistics and Industry Support Department.

Responsibilities:

Strategic and technical matters

  • Provide thought leadership and strategic direction for the work of the ITS Division, develop functional plans aligned to the PA and departmental strategy and clarify performance expectations for staff.
  • Manage the delivery of work objectives through resource utilisation, setting of targets, prioritisation of work and performance of other activities, including:
    • ensuring that the ITS Division delivers high-quality support and advice to the PA and relevant departments within the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) on the interpretation and application of the primary legislation, subordinated legislation and other relevant information that include, but are not limited to, directives, circulars and guidance notes, across the banking, insurance and FMIs.
    • influencing and providing input to various PA governance structures on matters related to regulatory capital as well as accounting and auditing.
    • providing input into, and collaborating with PA departments on all matters addressed in the PA decision-making framework; and
    • engaging with external stakeholders, mostly regulated institutions and professional industry bodies and industry associations (e.g. The Banking Association South Africa (BASA), South African Insurance Association (SAIA), Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (ASISA), Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA), South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), Actuarial Society of South Africa, and so on), as required to explain the interpretation of prudential legislation, standards, regulations, rules, notices, directives, circulars, guidance and to elucidate on decisions taken and approved by the PA.

Operational matters

  • Ensure compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements of the SARB and ensure that divisional risks are identified, assessed and that adequate and effective risk mitigating measures are implemented.
  • Ensure that the internal audit findings are addressed adequality and timeously.
  • Lead change, which includes creating and maintaining a culture supportive of the SARB’s values and promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
  • Manage the performance and development of direct reports, create a performance and innovation culture and promote and support career development within the division.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • At least a post-graduate degree in Economics, Accounting, Actuarial Science, Finance, Law or any other relevant qualification.
  • a minimum of 10–12 years’ experience in the financial sector, regulatory environment or auditing, with at least five years in a managerial role; and
  • Chartered Accountant South Africa (CA(SA)) or equivalent qualification would be an added advantage.

 

Additional requirements are as follows:

  • knowledge in:
    • prudential supervision, regulation, and legislation.
    • the financial sector.
    • economics.
    • accounting and auditing.
    • financial markets and instruments.
    • relevant policies and procedures.
    • research methodologies.
    • report writing, and
  • skills in and attributes such as:
    • thought leadership.
    • management.
    • planning and organising    `.
    • verbal and written communication; and
    • interpersonal relations.

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 – Banking, Insurance, Legal and 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.

Apply now

Job Features

Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: JA-SS-027

Reference No. 257 08 23 MW

Reference Number: 257 08 23 MW

Job Description:

Our client, an South African based IPP in the renewable energy industry, is seeking a Project Manager, who will manage the company’s wind projects in South Africa, during the execution phase (detail design, construction, commissioning, and Taking Over) according to applicable Company procedures. The incumbent will act as Owner’s Representative under the TSA (Turbine and Supplier Agreement) and BOP (Balance of Plant) contracts as well as Seller’s Representative under the PPA.

Responsibilities:

  • Stay updated on market trends and emerging technologies, identifying innovations beneficial for Business growth.
  • Foster and lead a corporate culture that promotes sustainable ethical practices encourages individual integrity and fulfils social responsibility objectives and imperatives.
  • Recommending policy and procedure improvements.
  • Ensuring overall compliance to all the internal Policies and Procedures of the Company, including compliance with Corporate ESMS (Environmental, Social, Management System), IFC Standards and Equator Principles.
  • During the Execution Phase, the Project Manager is responsible and accountable for managing the following aspects of a project in an integrated manner to achieve project objectives: scope, schedule, cost, quality, resources, procurement, risks, communication, and stakeholder engagement.
  • Responsible for advocating the Turbine and Supplier Agreement and Balance of Plant’s best interests by over-seeing the assigned project during the execution phase.
  • Control procurement of subcontractors and suppliers to the TSA and BOP: manage the selection of the main suppliers and subcontractors as well as the negotiations.
  • Manage the TSA and BOP, suppliers and consultants during the construction phase to ensure completion of the project within time, budget and quality as per the TSA and BOP contracts.
  • Manage the O&M Contracts (LTSA and O&M BOP).
  • Manage the following agreements: PPA (Power Purchase Agreement) signed with Eskom, Eskom Budget Quote, DCUOSA, Self-Build Agreement and other relevant agreements if required by the Portfolio Project Manager.
  • Support the Asset Management team, when required, on other signed agreements (i.e.: CTA Agreement with the banks, etc.) and particularly to ensure the project obligations in terms of the loan agreement (CTA) are monitored and managed to ensure it remains fulfilled on an ongoing basis.
  • Manage the project team (Project Engineer, Construction Manager, Site Superintendent, Health and Safety Manager, Environmental Manager, Quality Manager, Commissioning Manager, etc.…) before, during, and after the construction phase.
  • Direct internal operations to achieve project budgeted results and other financial criteria, and to preserve the capital funds invested in the project.
  • Ensure that all the relevant insurances, permits and contracts remain in full force during the construction of the facility.
  • Managing relationships with landowners and the local community.
  • Perform on-site inspections for quality of workmanship, quality of materials, conformity with plans & specifications, code compliance, on-site safety, project schedule vs progress, and general progress of the construction project.
  • Maintain observation reports/logs including work description, work methods, contractors on site, weather conditions, observations, photos, etc.
  • Ensure all lien/claim releases are executed.
  • Monitor the schedule throughout the process, report deviations and variances, and assist in developing alternate methods for corrective action.
  • Manage the requirements of the Management Services Agreement to ensure the Company and its stakeholders remains compliant with the signed contract with the Associated Company
  • Issue Internal Reports to the Company as well as a Monthly Report to the relevant stakeholders by highlighting progress, risks and opportunities and any other main information pertinent to the project.
  • Record all certificates, change orders, amendments, etc. and ensure compliance with the company document control procedures.
  • Hand over the project documents to the relevant party.
  • Participate in senior management and board level and EXCO level meetings, if required.
  • Responsible for Car and Food Management on site (and all related costs) in accordance with company Policy and Procedures.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in major engineering infrastructure projects, with 5 years’ experience in renewable generation projects and 3 years’ experience in wind farm projects.
  • A related tertiary qualification.
  • SACPCMP preferable.
  • Previous experience in Renewable Energy .

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Fixed Term Employment Contract

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Mitchill Wernich at mwernich [at] camining [dot] com

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

Mitchill Wernich

Senior Recruiter

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.

Apply now

Job Features

Job CategoryMining

Job Reference: 257 08 23 MW

Reference No. SRBLR-RR-2

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.

 

The role is supposed to help the Bank to achieve its mission “stimulating  a consistent expansion of and diversification of African/Caribbean  trade so as to rapidly increase Africa’s share of global trade, while operating as a first class, profit oriented, socially responsible financial institution and a centre of excellence in African /Caribbean trade matters” by developing opportunities for business development in trade projects and export development finance at the regional level and providing leadership for various branch administrative matters as may be required in liaison with the Administrative Services department.
 

Reference Number: SRBLR-RR-2

 

Nature & Scope:

The position holder will be required to draw up the annual strategic and marketing plans for the geographic region and lead the implementation of the plans for the achievement of the Bank's objectives in these areas.  The position holder will also be required to supervise Client Relations Managers and Associates and identify the Bank’s key/core customers in country of the region and draw up Account Management Plans for the top 20 customers in Branch for the purpose of maximizing cross selling of the Bank’s products and services.

 

Reporting to the Director & Global Head, Client Relations, the job holder is responsible for leading and providing direction to the Client Relations Managers in the Branch on implementation of business plans, client account plans and strategies; managing a strong team of client relations bankers and accountable for the overall P&L of the Branch.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manages a 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;
  • Provides client service to each client or government organization.  This includes responding to client inquiries in a timely and courteous manner;
  • Leads Branch Client Relations team members to accomplish functional goals to ensure high level client service.  This includes coaching team members;
  • Deal team coordination across the Bank’s products and geographies;
  • Finding out what information, products or services the customer requires to meet his/her needs, providing clear, accurate and relevant information;
  • Maintaining a strong working knowledge of client portfolios / products with the Bank;
  • Resolving customers’ queries within agreed authority;
  • Producing 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;
  • Preparation of an annual Regional Strategic and Marketing Plans derived from the Bank’s Strategic Plan for Management’s Approval;
  • Leading implementation of marketing plans as approved by the Bank and actively securing mandates and business in the region;
  • Implementing strategies for entering various segments of the trade finance market and investment banking in the region;
  • Evaluating and reviewing new business Pre-Assessment Memos and Credit Proposals from the region, Product teams and Head Office and making recommendations on the same to Director & Global Head Client Relations;
  • Representing the Bank in high level meetings, fora and making presentations in conformity with the high standards for which the Bank has become known;
  • Managing staff, Bank’s assets and property at the Branch in liaison with the Administrative Services Department;
  • Maintaining and improving the Bank’s image across the continent; and
  • Any other duties as assigned by Senior Management.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Post graduate degree in Business Administration, Banking or Finance from a recognized University or a recognized post graduate professional qualification in Banking;
  • Sound experience of at least 10 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 this 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.

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent.
  • 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 | Global

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.

Apply now

Job Features

Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: SRBLR-RR-2

Reference No. SRBLR-LEGA-PE-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.

 

About FEDA: The Fund for Export Development in Africa (“FEDA”) is the impact investment subsidiary of Afreximbank set up to provide equity, quasi-equity, and debt capital to finance the multi-billion-dollar funding gap (particularly in equity) needed to transform the trade sector in Africa.

 

Reference Number: SRBLR-LEGA-PE-002

 

Job Summary:

This is a transactional role with a focus on a wide range of strategic M&A, private equity, venture capital, joint venture and other corporate and capital markets transactions. The role of the position holder will be seconded to FEDA to provide the required legal advice to the Chief Executive Officer of FEDA, its management, Investments team and its Board as may be required.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the, review, management and negotiation of private equity investments, venture capital investments, joint ventures, co-investments, private placements, sub-underwritings, pre-IPO investments and similar transactions on behalf of the FEDA and its funds.
  • Lead legal due diligence work on prospective portfolio companies (Targets), working collaboratively with, and acting as the point person in dealing with legal advisers and Target’s management on all legal matters.
  • Act as lead transaction counsel on deals, manage transaction review, drafting, negotiation and execution of the full range of deal documentation.
  • Provide legal advice to management and colleagues in all areas of FEDA’s activities and proffering solutions to legal problems, constraints, risks, options, consequences and approaches.
  • Provide advice and support to internal stakeholders to develop, establish and improve internal processes relating to investments.
  • Provide compliance support and advice with respect to information barriers, restricted list reviews, inside information and thresholds.
  • Take initiative to identify and analyze problems, generate alternative solutions and make decisions with little direction/supervision.
  • Manage external deal counsel, in conjunction with the investment team during execution of transactions.
  • Work closely with the financial, tax, human resources, information technology, commercial, technical, environmental, social and governance advisers to assist FEDA with the structuring of transactions by providing legal insights. This includes pre- deal and post deal structuring and restructuring.
  • Representing FEDA internally and externally in negotiation, disputes, consultations and other proceedings that require legal representation.
  • Any other duties as assigned by senior management.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • A degree in Law with excellent academics and a relevant post-graduate (master’s) degree from a recognised University.
  • Qualified in a common law or civil law jurisdiction with not less than 8 years post-qualification experience in a private equity and venture capital practice.
  • The successful candidate will be a motivated commercial lawyer and will have detailed legal knowledge of M&A, JVs, private equity and venture capital investments, preference shares, and corporate finance and be able to translate this knowledge into actionable advice and into the management of effective legal processes.
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of private equity practices in Africa and internationally.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of FEDA’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 work in a fast pace environment with quick turnaround expectations.
  • Negotiating skills and capacity to work with other professionals including non-legal professionals to develop innovative solutions.
  • Willingness to assume multiple roles and tasks to meet changing business needs with ability to foresee, troubleshoot and effectively resolve conflicting issues and challenges.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo or any other member country of Afreximbank.

 

Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Rwanda and open to further relocation later if required.
  • 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 - Global

Banking & 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.

Apply now

Job Features

Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: SRBLR-LEGA-PE-002

Reference No. 604 2906 MHU

Reference Number: 604 2906 MHU

 

Job Description:

Our client is an OEM within the mineral processing space. The HOM leads and oversees all manufacturing operations including planning, production, maintenance, quality, safety, risk. He/she assumes responsibility for the strategic and tactical implementation of the manufacturing and operations goals to meet customer expectations for product quality, cost, and on time delivery, maximizing efficiency, optimizing production levels and driving operational excellence. This role has 8 direct subordinates and reports directly into the Managing Director.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assuming responsibility for establishing departmental strategies, goals and objectives, policies and practices for site manufacturing areas and ensuring alignment with business unit goals and strategies.
  • Keep abreast of manufacturing trends with reference, but not limited to, world class-leading manufacturing practises, automation, and other relevant advancements.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain a manufacturing strategy to ensure long-term sustainability
  • The HOM’s performance objectives relate to safety, productivity, quality, delivery and cost through the effective management and utilization of equipment, facilities, and personnel
  • Developing and adhering to plant expenditures and budgets
  • Driving Key Performance Indicators across all areas of the Manufacturing function to ensure that all projects are delivered on cost and on time to the highest quality standards.
  • Working closely with other departments to ensure maximum efficiency of the operations process.
  • Continuously research and implement cost savings measures related to labour and processes.
  • Contribute to an organizational culture that results in the attraction and retention of top talent, fosters high employee job satisfaction and morale, and adds to the organization’s bottom line.
  • Develop appropriate policies and procedures that support the organization’s values, mission, goals, and strategic plans.
  • Provide regular updates to company leaders and other management team members
  • Ensuring Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental issues are prioritised and facilitated
  • Ensure that processes needed for the IMS are established, implemented, maintained, & audited.
  • Ensure the promotion of awareness of customer requirements throughout the organization.
  • Ensuring the ISO audits are executed, and that recertification is achieved.
  • Report to management on the performance of the IMS & any need for improvement
  • Ensure that Engineering Admin processes are developed and implemented to support all relevant down stream business processes. Key focus areas are master data and BOM design
  • Implement manufacturing operations strategy in alignment with company plan and customer needs.
  • Directs manufacturing operations business plans to include all program requirements, labour hours, cycle, and production costs.
  • Responsible for manufacturing operations, enabling managers to achieve monthly and annual targets in service, quality, cost, safety, and other key performance targets.
  • Provides guidance to the development of a manufacturing process plan, including personnel requirements, material needs, subcontract requirements, facility needs, and tooling and equipment needs.
  • Reviews production and operating reports and directs the resolution of operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays
  • Initiate and develop innovative manufacturing processes.
  • Providing clear leadership and vision, inspiring and motivating staff to achieve excellence and mentoring them as they develop new skills.
  • Determining appropriate headcount / staffing needs.
  • Assuming responsibility for the hiring, development and performance management of managers, staff, and employees.
  • Establish strategy and best practices for staff to ensure achievement of overall business objectives. Work with the Manufacturing team to translate site strategy into specific annual performance goals and departmental objectives including KPIs, and to track them.
  • Overseeing facility maintenance and improvements and develop appropriate plans for capital expenditures related to equipment upgrades and/or replacement

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree in manufacturing, business, engineering or a related field or equivalent experience. An advanced degree such as an MBA would be advantageous.
  • Ten years of experience in a manufacturing environment with some exposure to heavy engineering.
  • Five years Senior Management experience with a demonstrated ability to lead people in a manufacturing environment and driving results through others.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of continuous improvement principles and techniques.
  • Demonstrated success with maintaining high levels of safety, quality, productivity, and on-time delivery.
  • Knowledge of engineering processes.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of employment regulations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the IMS process
  • Coaching, mentoring and employee development skills
  • Excellent relationship management skills with the ability to engage, negotiate and manage key stakeholders and suppliers

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent role
  • Competitive senior management package on offer

 

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

 

 

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

 

Mark Huber

Managing Lead - Executive Mining Recruitment

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.

 

 

Apply now

Job Features

Job CategoryMining

Job Reference: 604 2906 MHU

Reference No. SRBLR-M-CLRE-BRDO-1

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-M-CLRE-BRDO-1

 

Nature & Scope:

 

Reporting to the Regional Representative - Caribbean Rep. Office (Barbados), the job holder is responsible for implementation of business plans, client account plans and strategies.

 

The Client Relations Department covers clients of all industries/sectors across Africa to provide integrated financial solutions to clients, with products/services including Corporate Finance, Project Finance, Specialised Funding including ECA Finance, Syndications, Trade Finance, and other financial advisory across all sectors.

 

During the business development process, the client relations bankers will work closely with the product expert teams and execution teams and external professional consultants to deliver viable product/financial solutions to clients.

 

The main focus of this position is to proactively engage the Bank’s clients in the Region on an individualized basis to deepen relationships and deliver the Bank’s full product offering.

 

The role is responsible for building deep relationships with the Bank’s corporate customers and government officials in the region and providing them with the excellent service they have come to expect.

 

Your key aim will be to manage an extensive portfolio of customers, acting as a trusted advisor to each of them. You will also be expected to add to your portfolio, by targeting prospective customers and building strong relationships with them.

 

Other responsibilities include managing risk within your portfolio.

 

Responsibilities:

  • The position holder will also be required to identify the Bank’s key/core customers in the region by sector and draw up Account Management Plans for the purpose of maximizing cross selling of the Bank’s products and services
  • 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, summarizing 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

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Business Administration or other related field from a recognized University; 
  • 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.

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent.
  • Willing and able to relocate to Bridgetown, Barbados
  • 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.

Apply now

Job Features

Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: SRBLR-M-CLRE-BRDO-1

Reference No. SRBR-SPMO-PAPSS

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.
 

The Pan African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS) is the first centralized payment market infrastructure for processing, clearing and settling of intra-African trade and commerce payments. PAPSS is an arm of the African Export- Import Bank (Afreximbank), which is a pan-African multilateral financial institution, established in 1993 for the purpose of financing and promoting intra and extra African trade. Afreximbank operates and manages PAPSS.

 

PAPSS is now ready to start operations and is looking for experienced individuals, who are innovative, entrepreneurial and imbued with the passion and commitment to transform Africa through trade.

 

Reference Number: SRBR-SPMO-PAPSS

 

Description:

 

Lead the responsibility for PAPSS strategy and innovation and in addition follow up on the implementation of all projects. The projects that will be initiated both internally within PAPSS and/or within Afreximbank and those started and initiated with external partners.

 

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the manager strategy and Project management will be responsible for driving, designing the strategy and innovation within PAPSS, and monitor with finesse the projects that are implemented by other units within PAPSS. 

 

The role will be instrumental to the development of the Pan-African Payment and Settlement System as it will support the long-term organizational strategy and fast track the implementation of any single project within the company.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Supporting the development of long-term organizational strategy.
  • Conducting research and analyses of operational effectiveness, processes, stakeholders, etc.
  • Aligning PAPSS goals, processes, and resource allocation with the general Afreximbank organizational strategy.
  • Assessing market trends and competitors and identifying threats and opportunities.
  • Presenting findings, projections, and recommended actions.
  • Planning, implementing, and managing proposed recommendations and projects.
  • Monitoring and reporting on projects.
  • Supporting and guiding senior executive decision-making processes.
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects.
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress.
  • Report and escalate to management as needed.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • A Master’s degree in a related field and/or business mandatory
  • 8 years of experience at the minimum in an institution that delivers innovative solutions, management consulting or strategic planning.
  • Excellent understanding of business operations and procedures.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Outstanding research and analytical abilities.
  • Project management skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication in English mandatory and knowledge of French is an added advantage.

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent Role
  • USD tax exempt salary
  • Suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

Closing Date: 27th of June 2023

 

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

Managing Consultant: Banking & Finance

Banking & 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.

Apply now

Job Features

Job CategoryIT

Job Reference: SRBR-SPMO-PAPSS

Reference No. SR-MFMO-001

Job Description:

Our banking client is currently seeking to employ a Manager – Forex to be based in Johannesburg, South Africa, reporting to the CFO.  The incumbent will be responsible for establishing and growing our clients Forex Middle Office, through:

  • Developing, establishing, and executing frameworks against the companies Forex Middle Office mandate and risk framework.
  • Representing the bank in various forums where new regulations and reforms are debated by the market.
  • Influencing the companies risk management strategy and policies, in so far as Forex is concerned.
  • Developing policies and procedures for the business to enable the Bank to grow responsibly in the Forex Market.
  • Growing and managing the Middle Office teams in line with operational and regulatory requirements in line with the vision of the Bank.

 

Responsibilities:

FUNCTIONAL STRATEGY AND EXECUTION

  • Work with Divisional Executive: Business Bank Finance and Group Risk Officer and provide inputs towards the development of the Forex Middle Office strategy, business plan and budget (including metrics, and an operating model to ensure the optimal delivery).
  • Apply subject matter knowledge, research, and expertise to find innovative ways to make the Forex Middle Office operations more competitive and cost efficient.
  • Remain up to date with advancements and developments, including technology, best practice, and legal/statutory requirements to optimise functional performance.
  • Manage and control expenses and guide budgetary requirements when necessary.
  • Develop, enhance and implement procedures for Forex internal processes to ensure the Group's strategic goals and objectives are ultimately met.

 

FOREX RISK MANAGEMENT

  • Responsible for timely identification of potential risk, development of cost-effective controls, implementation and ongoing recommendations to monitor and manage Forex risk and ensure that it is escalated where necessary.
  • Manage and oversee the measurement, monitoring and forecasting of Forex related risks including, but not limited to the impact on the Bank’s income of potential market price changes, settlement processes and risk processes relating to Forex intermediaries.
  • Guide business analysis and oversee the implementation of technology-based solutions in Forex (not limited to the risk management function) and align the Forex risk management function to international best practice.
  • Embed Forex risk management principles by analysing the existing processes and procedures using Risk Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) and Key Risk Indicators (KRI) in Forex to ensure that processes and procedures are effective, ultimately supporting and forming an intrinsic part of proper business planning and decision making.
  • Identify and implement broad based risk related initiatives.

 

EVALUATION - Assessment

  • Manage and guide the assessment of variances on all products per the system against the balance sheet on a daily basis and follow up with relevant parties to understand context and document this for purposes of preparing commentary.
  • Manage and guide the assessment of day end position and level of liquid assets daily, and the identification of anomalies/variances. Follow up with relevant parties to ensure resolution and communicate outcomes to Finance, Risk and Group Forex.
  • Ensure daily profit and loss verification and commentary is provided to Finance.
  • Manage the execution of the dealer profitability assessment.
  • Guide and oversee stress-testing and back-testing of Additional Monitoring Metrics on liquidity (“AMM”) and other Forex related assumptions.
  • Ensure Forex activities (turnover, rolling trades, profitability, etc.) are being monitored.
  • Responsible for daily forward exchange contracts margin management.
  • Aggregate, validate and escalate normal and excessive exposures.
  • Ensure the resolution of account executive and counterparty (intermediaries or clients) queries relating to margin policy /calculations.
  • Manage the reconciliation of intermediary account balances with exposures covered and escalate shortfalls.
  • Manage daily liquidity assessment against minimum regulatory and group requirements and communicate breaches, or near breaches, to the Divisional Executive: Forex, Finance, Risk and Treasurer.
  • Manage and guide the Forex intermediary profit distributions, deal analysis and reconciliations.
  • Investigate and identify trends for speculative trading, client behaviour and recommend controls to Front Office / Forex Operation.
  • Collaborate with both the Divisional Executive: Forex and Divisional Executive: Finance to set measurement targets (including budgets) relating to the Forex Department.
  • Liaise with Treasurer and Operational Risk to ensure processes and philosophies are aligned and rolled out / implemented in the Business Bank.
  • Create and run simulations / scenarios to determine the effect of changes in the marketplace on the balance sheet and/or income statement.

 

Monitoring

  • Manage the daily total net open position monitoring (CFC / FCA / FX / Nostro / Vostro etc.) and ensure any breaches are escalates immediately to the Operational Risk Manager.
  • Ensure the adherence to the process of matching and managing long dated FEC exposures (e.g. FECs with a maturity of more than 1 year require prior approval from ALCO) is monitored.
  • Manage the monitoring and assessment of Forex Operations processes with regards to deal authorisation, validation and general forex process management and ensure that instructions received from the SARB and/or FSCA are adhered to (e.g. blocked trades / erroneous trades).
  • Ensure expired counterparty Forex facilities are monitored and distributed to relevant stakeholder for rectification.
  • Ensure the daily Forward Exchange Contracts Margin Management (including daily Forex collateral management) is conducted. Monitor any maturity mismatches (including Forex assets & liabilities) per currency.
  • Oversee the monitoring and evaluation of Forex positions and review against previous month’s results.
  • Responsible for effective Forex activity monitoring (daily turnover, rolling trades, dealer profitability etc.

 

FOREX REPORTING

  • Responsible for creating/preparing various reports related to Forex:
    • Funding requirements management report.
    • Liquidity, funding, interest rate reports and distribute to relevant internal and external stakeholders.
    • Interest rate sensitivity report.
    • Re- pricing - and liquidity mismatch report.
    • ALCO reports and ensure variance analysis for inclusion in the Group’s ALCO information pack with guidance from the companies Treasurer.
      • Advise relevant parties of ALCO decisions and monitor implementation thereof.
      • Provide additional information to the ALCO as and when required.
    • Market Risk, FX Margin & Limit Reports.
    • KRIs & RSCAs for Forex Risk.
    • Monthly Prudential ratios reporting
    • Risk Management section of the annual report for submission to Finance (reporting team).
    • Regulatory market risk capital for the Forex and Derivatives desk and submit to regulatory team to report to the South African Reserve Bank.
  • Any other reporting requirements as requested.

 

SPECIAL PROJECT AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • Perform mathematical data modelling of proposed risk management solutions.
  • Perform spreadsheet modelling and analysis of hedging strategies for the Bank’s fixed income, derivative and foreign exchange trading portfolios
  • Identify and pursue opportunities for process automation.
  • Responsible for the development, revision and implementation of relevant standards and policies and the monitoring of processes on a continuous basis.
  • Guide the benchmarking of current processes against industry best practice and re-engineer these processes to enhance efficiency across the organisation.
  • Manage the implementation of risk management technology, including off-the-shelf software and homegrown solutions. Draw up project plans and conduct regular progress meetings if needed.
  • Provide a steer and input into The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book framework (”FRTB”) in the context of the forex and derivative trading activities.
  • Participate in the testing of outputs as part of the FRTB project.
  • Evaluate emerging legislation and regulations and provide guidance / input to test the impact of the relevant legislation and/or regulation on the Banks’ capital, liquidity and market risk.

 

PEOPLE MANAGEMENT

  • Work with Head: BB Financial Management and develop a structure and operating model for the Forex Middle Office team.
  • Actively participate in the recruitment and selection of new team members.
  • Ensure that staff is multi skilled through rotation within the department.
  • Ensure that staff is adequately trained and ready for succession planning requirements.
  • Supervise, monitor and control the capacity and resources within the unit to ensure an exceptional customer experience whilst driving efficiencies.
  • Ensure effective workflow whilst complying with the organisation’s objectives and relevant external statutory body’s rules and regulations.
  • Responsible for communicating objectives, contracting key performance areas, conducting regular one-on –one feedback sessions, performance appraisals and contracting development plans with direct reports.
  • Responsible for providing staff with technical guidance and support.
  • Maintain an open communication channel with direct reports and support staff to foster greater co-operation and teamwork.
  • Responsible for operational people management tasks (leave management, disciplinary enquiries, etc.).

 

STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT

  • Attend the quarterly Operational Risk committee meeting.
  • Attend applicable Banking Association committee, task groups and work group meetings if necessary
  • Representing the Bank in various forums where new regulations and reforms are debated by the market
  • Provide support and guidance in respect of department related products to internal and external customers within the agreed service level agreement.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • The ideal candidate will have a Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting – Financial Accounting with a CFA, FRM or CA (SA)
  • Minimum Qualification: Honours Degree in Accounting – Finance or Risk and Compliance
  • Exposure to liaising at a senior management level
  • 7+ Years Forex Middle Office Risk Management experience (with experience obtained from preferably one of the large traditional banks in South Africa).
  • 7+ Years management experience with exposure to liaising at a senior management level
  • Leadership experience

Ideal Knowledge:

  • The Basel III Standardised Approach, including knowledge of future developments of Basel rules and guidance
  • Banks Act Regulation 43 reporting requirements including Capital Adequacy Ratio, Liquidity Coverage Ratio and Net Stable Funding Ratio requirements
  • Basel III rules relating to risk weighting of exposures applicable to banks operating under both the secured and unsecured loan industry
  • Banks Act requirements
  • Operating with Intermediaries and managing third party risk
  • Good understanding and knowledge of accounting principles, current Basel principles and current regulations to the Banks Act.
  • SARB (Prudential Authority) Requirements (Supervision and Regulation)
  • FSCA and Market Conduct Standards 1,2 and 3
  • Assets and Liquidity management
  • Enabling Technologies, tools and models required in this field
  • IFRS Accounting
  • Financial Systems & procedures
  • Analytical and financial modelling methods and practices

 

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

Managing Consultant – Banking and Finance

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.

Apply now

Job Features

Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: SR-MFMO-001

Reference No. BLRCDT-AMCR

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: BLRCDT-AMCR

 

Nature & Scope:

The position holder will also be required to identify the Bank’s key/core customers and prior experience and skills in customer service, as well as communication skills for the purpose of maximizing Bank’s customers satisfaction.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the hiring, orienting, and training of an organization’s customer experience team (CSOs).
  • Define and implement standards/procedures for ensuring optimal customer experience working with all Client Relations Team, product teams and support function teams
  • Conduct surveys to gather information on customer opinion of rendered services using all the available tools
  • Utilize agreed software/digital platforms in reaching out to customers to help resolve issues and provide quick response to inquiries.
  • Supervise the activities of customer experience team to ensure their interaction with customers reflect positively on the Bank.
  • Manage the Bank’s established channel for communication with customers through the entire credit value chain to ensure an optimal customer experience
  • Support the restructuring of the Bank into a customer-focused establishment for better services of the Bank.
  • Monitor the activities of the customer service team to ensure compliance with acceptable standards of customer service
  • Prepare and manage annual budgets in achieving set objectives and goals related to the improvement of the Customer experience.
  • Conduct studies and research to discover new techniques necessary for improving customer experience, propose and plan for the training for other deal team members across the Bank’s products and geographies to ensure timely transaction processing and better customer service;
  • Organize training programs for customer experience representatives to update their job knowledge and enhance their skills
  • Utilize customer relationship management (CRM) tools in coordinating and monitoring customer experience operations
  • 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
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management from time to time.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Banking,  or other relevant field from a recognized University and a post graduate degree in a relevant field or a recognised professional qualification in lieu.
  • Sound experience of at least 5 years with a leading financial services organization in the field of customer service or marketing and familiarity with some of the major products of the Bank, including trade finance and trade finance related products, project finance, export development, syndication, correspondent banking etc. ;
  • Leadership Skills: Ability to organize and direct the activities of customer experience representatives to ensure the delivery of high-quality service to customers
  • Communication Skills: Ability to communicate effectively in English and French and the ability tointeract with clients to identify and process their requirements; 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 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 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.

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • 12 Month contract.
  • 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 Chalden Du Toit at cdutoit [at] caglobalint [dot] com

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

 

Chalden Du Toit

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.

Apply now

Job Features

Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: BLRCDT-AMCR

Reference No. SR-RM-STCF-001

Reference Number: SR-RM-STCF-001

 

Nature & Scope:

 

Our client is currently seeking to employ a Relationship Manager, specializing in Structured Trade & Commodity Finance within the African and European Continent.  The incumbent will be based in Amsterdam, Netherlands reporting to the Manager, Agriculture and Commodities.   The Relationship Manager will be responsible for the management, maintain and develop a portfolio of customers operating in trade finance activities, within the frame of the strategy set up by the Management.  Actively apply due diligence, compliance, and risk approach, on a timely manner.  Ensure due knowledge and compliance with internal policies, directives and procedures, and compliance with any other applicable legislation.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and follow-up a portfolio of clients operating in ST&CF activities.
  • Work on identifying and securing new business opportunities and increasing the bank's portfolio.
  • Handling, coordinating; KYC and Client onboarding.
  • Review the credit lines and prepare the Credit Approval Forms (CAFs) for submission to the Credit Committee.
  • Assess new credit requests and present them to the Credit Committee.
  • Apply regular follow-up of the clients' financial positions, and collaterals or any other credit risk issues as part of the first line of defense responsibility.
  • Follow the general profitability of the customers.  

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • University degree/ HBO or equivalent education level.
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience in structured trade and commodity finance.
  • Experience working within the African Continent/ European Continent
  • Have strong communication and social skills.
  • Results oriented, with self-motivation and ability to motivate others in the team.
  • Willing to take responsibility and initiative.
  • Have good knowledge of MS Office applications.
  • Have an excellent command of both written & spoken English.

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent.
  • Willing and able to relocate to Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 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.

Apply now

Job Features

Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: SR-RM-STCF-001

Reference No. DSBLR2

 

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: DSBLR2

 

Responsibilities: 

 

  • The Data Scientist/Architect will support our business departments teams with insights gained from building analytical models and analysing company data.
  • Use predictive/prescriptive modelling to increase and optimize customer experiences, revenue generation, process efficiency, brand management and other business outcomes.
  • Perform analysis to assess quality and meaning of data.
  • Design and develop dashboards/reports for business management stating trends, patterns, and predictions using relevant data.
  • Build and maintain Business Glossary
  • Build and maintain data lineage and transformation processes.
  • Build and maintain high-level Data Dictionaries for all core systems.
  • Coordinate Data Stewardship activities
  • Maintain data and data marts in the Data Lake/Warehouse
  • Define data standards and models for warehouse architectures.
  • Champion organisational change management activities in relation to data science and data analytics
  • Provide solutions and systems architectural work as a data design consultant.
  • Identify data discrepancies and data quality issues, and work with Data Stewards to ensure data consistency, enrichment, and integrity.
  • Coach, mentor, motivate, and supervise Data Stewards and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work and compliance to the Bank’s data management framework.
  • Provide subject matter expertise on data architecture and data engineering.
  • Stay abreast of emerging data management techniques and proactively provide recommendations for improvement.  
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by management.

 

Requirements

 

  • A Master’s degree or PHD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or other quantitative fields.
  • Possess one or more recognised Data Science/Management qualification/certification.   
  • 5 or more years direct work experience as a Data Scientist/Architect including all aspects of process development and execution.
  • Experience using statistical computer languages (SAS, R, Python, SQL, etc.) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.
  • Experience working with and creating data architectures.
  • Strong familiarity with data management software and tools
  • Experience with diverse types of database platforms, including No-SQL databases.
  • Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks.
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests, and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications.
  • Hands-on experience with data architecting, data mining, large-scale data modelling, and business requirements gathering/analysis.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams.
  • A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques.
  • Coding knowledge and experience with relevant languages: C, C++, Java, JavaScript, SQL, Python/R
  • Knowledge and experience in statistical and data mining techniques: GLM/Regression, Random Forest, Boosting, Trees, text mining, social network analysis, etc.
  • Experience querying databases and using statistical computer languages.
  • Experience using web services: Redshift, S3, Spark, etc.
  • Experience analyzing data from 3rd party providers: Google Analytics, Site Catalyst, Core metrics, AdWords, Facebook Insights, etc.
  • Experience with distributed data/computing tools: Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, MySQL, etc.
  • Experience visualizing/presenting data for stakeholders using: Kibana, NiFi, Grafana, QlikView, Tableau, Business Objects, Snowflake, etc.
  • Good judgment and the ability to handle stressful situations.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage.
  • Willingness to travel and to work long hours where required to achieve the Bank's objectives.

 

Contractual information:
 

  • Permanent role
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo for the opportunity.

 

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

 

 

Shearidan Rabsch

Manager - Banking and Finance

Banking and 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.

 

Apply now

Job Features

Job CategoryOther

Job Reference: DSBLR2

Reference No. CEBLR21

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: CEBLR21

 

Responsibilities: 

  • The role is designed to aid the Bank to achieve its mission “to stimulate a consistent expansion, diversification and development of African trade, while operating as a first class, profit-oriented, socially responsible financial institution and a center of excellence in African trade matters” by championing the implementation of the Bank’s trade facilitation initiatives across the Continent in support of the operationalisation of the AfCFTA. Originating and completing transactions across a spectrum of sectors in different African countries in liaison with the branch teams and with support from the Head of Trade Finance
  • Coordinate the implementation of key Bank initiatives that support the implementation of the AfCFTA
  • The Consultant - IATB (Trade Facilitation-AfCFTA) will have the primary responsibility of driving smooth implementation of the Bank’s collaborative initiatives with the AfCFTA Secretariat 
  • Develop and manage relationships with organised private sector to ensure buy-in and support of the various initiatives being implemented by the Bank to support the AfCFTA 
  • Managing high level relationship with stakeholders in relation to the AfCFTA, especially the African Union, AfCFTA Secretariat, Regional Economic Communities, Member States, international organisations, etc.
  • As may be delegated by Executive 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 that might be assigned towards achievement of the goals of the Trade Facilitation Unit.
  • Prepare the strategic and annual work plans for the Trade Facilitation Department and ensure that these are implemented and formally updated on a regular basis
  • Provide leadership support and strategic direction in the execution of the approved work plan

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from recognized universities in international Trade or International Economic Law with specialization in International Trade, Economics or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • A recognized post graduate professional qualification in a relevant area will presented an added advantage
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years with a leading trade policy and facilitation consulting firm, think tank, or development/international finance institution and familiarity with the practical solutions that should be applied at macro and micro level to facilitate intra-African trade
  • Must have passion for Africa and the drive and courage to deliver on challenging objectives
  • Must possess strong negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated experience in undertaking studies, executing and delivering solutions relating to Trade Facilitation.
  • Very good understanding of African trade and economic development issues, in particular around the AfCFTA and challenges with demonstrated ability to provide related technical support
  • In-depth knowledge of, and experience with the application of African Union policies, rules and regulations
  • Expert knowledge of existing bilateral, regional and international trade conventions and protocols (e.g. bilateral trade agreements, regional trade agreements among RECs, the Tripartite FTA, the AfCFTA, WTO) as well as other trade related initiatives by UNCTAD etc.
  • Knowledge on the various interventions that are being implemented by the Bank as highlighted in section 3 above
  • Demonstrated experience of trade-related negotiations
  • Knowledge of trade finance related products that can be deployed to enhance intra-African trade
  • 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 continental level
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English & 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 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 for the opportunity
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

 

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Caleb Ebrahim at cebrahim [at] caglobalint [dot] com

 

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

 

Caleb Ebrahim

cebrahim [at] caglobalint [dot] com

Recruitment Consultant

Finance, Fintech & IT

 

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.

Apply now

Job Features

Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: CEBLR21

Reference No. CDTBLR-AMSME-001

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.
 

This role is within the framework of Afreximbank’s Junior Professionals Programme. The successful candidate will earn the opportunity to acquire further banking, finance, SME development, export, and trade development skills. They will be encouraged to contribute new and innovative ideas to the operations of the Bank and, where applicable, will be considered for a permanent role at the end of the JPP Programme.

 

Reference Number: CDTBLR-AMSME-001

Nature & Scope:

The purpose of the role is to support Afreximbank’s SME Development Unit to achieve its primary objective of facilitating the integration of African SMEs into export value chains. The Unit achieves this by proliferating financial and non-financial interventions across all member states under its flagship Export SME Development Programme.

The SME Development Unit is situated within the Bank’s Export Development Directorate. The department is central to the Industrialization and Export Development pillar of the Bank’s current strategic plan, and to Afreximbank’s underlying mission. The Bank’s mission is to “stimulate a consistent expansion of, and diversification of African trade so as to rapidly increase Africa’s share of global trade, while operating as a first class, profit oriented, socially responsible financial institution and a centre of excellence in African trade matters”

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Reviews and Analysis: 

Preliminary review of all financing and non-financing requests submitted by counterparties to ensure they meet the Bank’s eligibility criteria.

  1. Carry out basic financial analysis by calculating relevant financial ratios including, leverage, profitability, efficiency, and cover ratios. etc
  2. Assist in evaluating the underlying financial assumptions of client proposals to ensure that they are credible and realistic.
  3. Analyze historical and projected financial statements.
  4. Support the development of credit memos for presentation at Pre-Assessment Committee (PAC)
  5. Draft term sheets for prospective transactions in line with SME Finance Facility Guidelines.
  6. Work out transaction pricing to ensure it meets the Bank’s stipulated hurdle rates as communicated periodically.
  7. Make business /commercial recommendations on proposals to the SME team following preliminary review.

 

  1. Reporting:

 

  1. Prepare and manage SME Finance transaction pipeline on a timely basis.
  2. Prepare and ensure timely submission of monthly reports for the SME Development Unit.

 

  1. Business Development:

 

  1. Assist with the review, development, and distribution of marketing collateral to various target customers of the Bank.
  2. Provide requisite information to clients to ensure that their financing proposals conform to the Bank’s requirements.
  3. Develop, update, and manage a database of SME Finance Intermediaries.
  4. Represent the SME Development Unit in internal & external meetings as and when required to do so.
  5. Support the development of financial products under the Bank’s Export SME Development Programme

      

  1. Administration:

 

  1. Follow up on action and tracking logs resulting from internal committee meetings, external meetings, and missions for which SME actions are required.
  2. liaise with relevant departments in communicating queries and feedback to clients
  3. Support the SME team with administrative services during missions and conferences.

 

5. Non-Financial Interventions:

  1. Support the delivery of the incubation, technical assistance and capacity building aspects of the Bank’s Export SME Development Programme
  2. Work with selected intermediaries in providing support, incubating and developing the capacity of selected SMEs across the continent.
  3. Participate in the preparation of annual activity plans, covering all non-financial aspects (incubation and capacity building) of the Bank’s Export SME Development programme
  4. Support the development of schemes and roadshows for establishing market presence with emphasis on broadening the geographic scope of the Bank’s activities and promoting the Bank’s Export SME Development Programme.
  5. Establish ties and develop MOUs with technical partners for collaboration with the Bank in supporting SMEs through incubation and capacity building.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • First degree in Economics, Business, or other relevant field plus a relevant post graduate degree;
  • At least 3 years’ post-graduation experience
  • 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 verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (French, Portuguese, and Arabic).
  • 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 proactive with the ability to multitask and use initiative appropriately.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • 2 year contract.
  • 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 Chalden Du Toit at cdutoit [at] caglobalint [dot] com

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

Chalden Du Toit

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Banking & 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.

Apply now

Job Features

Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: CDTBLR-AMSME-001

Southern Africa
Posted 1 year ago
Reference No. CDTAAL0060

Financial Controller, Cape Town

Reference Number: CDTAAL0065

Job Description:

My client a leading FMCG investment business are looking to hire a newly qualified Financial Controller with 3 – 4 years’ experience. This role will be a great first entry step in to a leading listed company on the JSE.

Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing and preparing monthly management accounts
  • Assistance with Cash flow forecasting systems and treasury management
  • Assistance with Interim and Year-End reporting processes for the Group
  • Preparation and consolidation of weekly and monthly sales forecasts for the Group
  • Ad hoc assistance to the CFO and finance team
  • Preparing/Assistance with internal reporting documents
  • Preparation and assistance of quarterly reporting for internal board meetings
  • Management of the CAPEX approval process
  • Management of the SARS notifications in the group
  • Assistance in budgeting processes
  • Analysing and reviewing financial data, detail investigations and identifying areas for investigation

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Newly qualified CIMA or similar qualification
  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Interest/knowledge in systems Prophix and Qlik is advantageous
  • Able to support multiple work streams in the month-end close process.

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

Senior Consultant

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.

 

 

 

 

Apply now

Job Features

Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: CDTAAL0060

Reference No. SRBLR-CONCLR-FWAF-001

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-CONCLR-FWAF-001

 

Nature and Scope:

 

The position holder will also be required to identify the Bank’s key/core customers in each region by sector and draw up Account Management Plans for the purpose of maximizing cross selling of the Bank’s products and services.

 

The main focus of this position is to proactively engage the Bank’s clients in the Region on an individualized basis to deepen relationships and deliver the Bank’s full product offering.

 

The role is responsible for building deep relationships with the Bank’s corporate customers and government officials in the region and providing them with the excellent service they have come to expect.

 

Your key aim will be to manage an extensive portfolio of customers, acting as a trusted advisor to each of them. You will also be expected to add to your portfolio, by targeting prospective customers and building strong relationships with them.

 

Other responsibilities include managing risk within your portfolio.

 

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, summarizing 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 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 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 French & English. 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 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.

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

 

  • 12-month Contract
  • Willing and able to relocate to Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
  • 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

Managing Consultant

Banking & 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.

Apply now

Job Features

Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: SRBLR-CONCLR-FWAF-001

Mining Jobs in Africa