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Reference No. JABLR010

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: JABLR010

Nature & Scope

  • The Job holder will be responsible for providing technical support to the Manager, Risk Management (Operational Risk) in ensuring the effective implementation of the Bank’s Operational Risk Management Framework. As a second line of defense, the Job holder will be responsible for the identification, assessment, mitigation, reporting and monitoring of the Bank’s material information risks under the supervision of the Manager. The scope of work will include material operational risks across the broad categories of people, processes, systems, internal & external events, including Information Risk, Model Risk and Business Continuity Management (BCM) oversight.
  • The role is part of the broader Enterprise Risk Management Framework (ERM) of the Bank. While the job holder will have ownership for the Operational Risk profile (including Information Risk, Model Risk and BCM) profile, the Manager may assign other ERM related activities as appropriate.
  • The role will require working with all stakeholders across the Bank, including Information Technology, Finance, Operations, Human Resources, Credit, Legal, Finance, Treasury, Compliance, and origination functions.

 

Responsibilities: 

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

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • A Post Graduate degree as well as a bachelor’s degree in computer science, Business Administration, Banking or Finance from a recognized University and/or professional qualification in information security, IT Audit, certification in risk management, Business Continuity Management (BCM) and Model Risk.
  • Experience of not less than 5 years with a leading Banking organization in Information Risk, IT Security or Operational Risk Management.
  • Strong operational risk experience within financial services/industry (retail, commercial and corporate and investment banking) with working knowledge of banking systems, procedures and controls.
  • Applied knowledge of Operational Risk Management tools is critical (e.g., Risk Register, RCSAs, KRIs, Escalation Matrix, Stress Testing, Scenario Analysis, etc.).
  • Good experience in Information Security/Risk Management in technology environment: Practical knowledge of identity and access management, privileged access management, generic ID management, threat intelligence, vulnerability management, secure coding practices, cyber security assessment, data security and encryption, phishing, forensics, mobile security, etc.
  • Possess relevant skills and good experience in fraud investigation and model risk management.
  • Good experience in the implementation of Business Continuity Management practices.
  • Business product knowledge, including an understanding of financial processes to be able to determine their impact on risk and control.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and other risk management system skills.
  • Strong analytical and statistical skills. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision but collaborate with multiple team members.
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change-oriented setting with good knowledge of risk practices in Africa.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic, and Portuguese).

Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo, 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.

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Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: JABLR010

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

 

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-AM-SYAG-002

Reference No. BLRCDT-MCRSA

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-MCRSA

 

Nature & Scope:

Reporting to the Regional Chief Operating Officer (RCOO), the job holder is responsible for implementation of business plans, client account plans/strategies, client relationship management, management of internal and external stakeholders and ensuring timely processing of credit approvals.

The position holder will 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

 

Responsibilities:

  • Implements client coverage for a given portfolio of clients with deliberate cultivation based on proactive individualized plans. These plans would be developed in coordination with the product teams and should be designed to increase client engagement
  • Implements regional service coverage for provision of an impeccable client service to each client or government organization.  This includes timely turn around in terms of responses to client inquiries
  • Works with other deal team members across the Bank’s products and geographies to ensure timely transaction processing
  • Generate bankable leads through anticipating customer needs and finding out what information, products or services the customer requires to meet his/her needs, providing clear, accurate and relevant information
  • Ensuring a strong working knowledge of client portfolios / products with the Bank
  • Resolving customers’ queries within agreed authority
  • Producing call reports and file notes after any client meetings, summarising any additional actions required, including follow-up calls and reviewing call reports produced by team members
  • Sales activity planning, including reviewing existing customer files to identify sales opportunities
  • Undertaking commercial negotiations
  • Managing new business pitches
  • Compliance with legal requirements, industry regulations, organisational policies and professional codes
  • Assisting in the preparation of annual Regional Strategic and Marketing Plans derived from the Bank’s Strategic Plan for Management’s Approval
  • Preparing new business Pre-Assessment Memos and Credit Proposals from the region, Product teams and Head Office and making recommendations on the same to the Regional Manager 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 Administration, Banking, Finance or other relevant field from a recognized University or a recognized post graduate professional qualification in Banking in lieu of a postgraduate degree
  • 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 and Portuguese. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (French and Arabic)
  •  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
  • Ability to demonstrate prior experience in closing deals/transactions relevant to the Banks’ core mandate of promoting intra and extra African Trade

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent.
  • Willing and able to relocate to Harare, Zimbabwe.
  • 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.

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Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: BLRCDT-MCRSA

Reference No. BLRCDT-MCREA

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-MCREA

 

Nature & Scope:

Reporting to the Regional Chief Operating Officer, the job holder is responsible for implementation of business plans, client account plans and strategies.

The position holder will 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

 

Responsibilities:

  • Implements client coverage for a given portfolio of clients with deliberate cultivation based on proactive individualized plans. These plans would be developed in coordination with the product teams and should be designed to increase client engagement
  • Implements regional service coverage for provision of an impeccable client service to each client or government organization.  This includes timely turn around in terms of responses to client inquiries
  • Works with other deal team members across the Bank’s products and geographies to ensure timely transaction processing
  • Generate bankable leads through anticipating customer needs and finding out what information, products or services the customer requires to meet his/her needs, providing clear, accurate and relevant information
  • Ensuring a strong working knowledge of client portfolios / products with the Bank
  • Resolving customers’ queries within agreed authority
  • Producing call reports and file notes after any client meetings, summarising any additional actions required, including follow-up calls and reviewing call reports produced by team members
  • Sales activity planning, including reviewing existing customer files to identify sales opportunities
  • Undertaking commercial negotiations
  • Managing new business pitches
  • Compliance with legal requirements, industry regulations, organisational policies and professional codes
  • Assisting in the preparation of annual Regional Strategic and Marketing Plans derived from the Bank’s Strategic Plan for Management’s Approval
  • Preparing new business Pre-Assessment Memos and Credit Proposals from the region, Product teams and Head Office and making recommendations on the same to the Regional Manager 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 Administration, Banking, Finance or other relevant field from a recognized University or a recognized post graduate professional qualification in Banking in lieu of a postgraduate degree
  • 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, Portuguese and Arabic)
  • 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
  • Ability to demonstrate prior experience in closing deals/transactions relevant to the Banks’ core mandate of promoting intra and extra African Trade

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent.
  • Willing and able to relocate to Kampala, Uganda.
  • 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.

 

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Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: BLRCDT-MCREA

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

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 position

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Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: JA-042

Reference No. SFBLR35

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: SFBLR35

Responsibilities: 

  • The role of the position holder will be to provide overall support to the Office of the Executive Vice President in the management of the cluster’s strategic planning activities, the monitoring of these activities on an ongoing basis, and the preparation of various reports and speeches for the EVP as well as the overall coordination and administration of the activities and staff under the Office of the EVP and who could also act as a communication assistant for GTBA cluster.  
  • Assist in the preparation and monitoring of the Department’s Work Planning process including assisting the EVP in framing the overall plan, objectives and tasks, reviewing the plan when delivered and making suggestions as well as reviewing annual business plans and budgets.
  • Through deliberate monitoring and review, assist the EVP to ensure consistent and coordinated execution of management committee and other standing committees’ initiatives by staying informed of their ongoing activities and pointing out to the EVP, areas that may require more emphasis for improved operational performance, and to ensure compliance, consistency, quality and timeliness; pointing out concerns, if any and sharing ideas for improvement;  including preparations & tracking of regular reports.
  • Responsible for supporting EVP in understanding and adhering to the Bank’s policies, procedures, and all governance related activities.
  • Preparation of summary comments on important publications, including professional publications and those available from leading organizations for the benefit of the EVP.
  • On the instructions of the EVP, maintaining the ability to represent the Office of the EVP in various international fora by developing and maintaining comprehensive knowledge of all the Bank’s products, industry trends and general business and financial acumen through various sources and initiatives.
  • Taking personal initiative to develop professional and positive relationships and strengthen strategic networks of key contacts internationally, such as key persons in other multilaterals, financial institutions, governments and academia, for purposes of enhancing required cooperation with other institutions.
  • Supporting the relationship management requirements of the EVP (GTBA)’s Public and Private sector clients, partners, and governmental functionaries.
  • Assisting the EVP in communicating the Bank’s competitive advantage to clients and the public at large through writing compelling speeches and formal presentations and presenting them, when instructed, in ways that demonstrate the core corporate values and culture of the Bank, including programmes and thought leadership through digital and social media.
  • Proactive identification of issues that could impact the successful execution of the EVP’s commitments. This responsibility involves elevating those issues about which the EVP should be aware of and framing/positioning ideas to resolve the problems/mitigate the risk. This aspect of the job requires the job holder to focus on the underlying interests of the parties working with the EVP, understand their intentions, and creatively identify alternative means of handling pressing issues without compromising their importance or relationships.
  • The job holder will oversee the work of the Personal Assistant and other Staff of the EVP’s office with a view to ensuring that the EVP’s meeting schedule and travel schedule are orderly and properly managed and planned well in advance. This includes ensuring that agenda for meetings are confirmed and available beforehand and that a brief about the meeting is at hand for the EVP before the meeting. The job holder will attend all meetings and take minutes as appropriate while also ensuring that the time allocated to the meeting is managed properly in order to avoid over runs.
  • Attend Committee meetings as may be delegated and follow up on important issues pending with various departments.
  • Prepare EVP’s meetings and where necessary prepare all meeting Agendas.
  • Act as important liaison between the EVP and departments supervised by the EVP to ensure targets are on track.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Post graduate degree in Economics, Business Administration, Banking, Finance, communication, marketing or other related field from a recognized University or a professional qualification in Banking backed up by appropriate Banking experience in lieu.
  • A minimum of 8 years of sound experience in research and analysis in a reputable organisation.
  • Excellent credit knowledge is required.
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa.
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates, and governments and to represent the Bank in important professional fora where oral presentation of papers will be necessary to a technical and professional audience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English & Arabic. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (French and Portuguese).
  • Knowledge of broad analytical techniques, such as econometrics, mathematical/operations research tools. In particular, ability to analyze, and draw reasonable inferences from the analyses of financial and economic information and a broad range of economic indicators.
  • Knowledge of computer software necessary for analysing large volumes of statistical data.
  • Knowledge of banking products and its workings.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals.

Contractual information:

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

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

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

Scott Fraser

Recruitment Manager | Africa & Global

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 CategoryBanking & Insurance

Job Reference: SFBLR35

Reference No. JACD-02

Job Description: 

To drive the strategic evolution and innovation of the company's product portfolios from Interswitch Group's business lines (i.e Purepay, PayToken, Paymate, Inclusio, Systegra, and Indeco) in East Africa, delivering customer-focused Fintech solutions that cater to emerging market demands and establish a leading presence in the Region's competitive Fintech landscape.

Licenses And Certifications:

Evidence of strong industry/sector participation and relevant professional certifications such as:

Product Management certifications such as Certified Product Manager (AIPMM) or similar. In-depth knowledge of agile methodology & certification such as Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), SAFe Agile Product Management (POPM/APM) or similar. In-depth Knowledge of Data Analysis & Structured Problem Solving. Innovation Management Certification from reputable institutions. Local Regulatory and compliance Certifications that is relevant to Fintech operations in East Africa, ensuring alignment with regional regulations. Lean Six Sigma Certification: LeanSix Sigma principles focus on eliminating waste (non-value-added activities) and reducing variation in processes, i.e. for process improvement, operational efficiency, and quality management. Given the dynamic nature of FinTech, streamlined and efficient processes can lead to quicker product deployments, reduced operational costs, and improved customer service.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the formulation of a comprehensive Product Management strategy and policy aligned with the company's growth objectives and market trends in East Africa.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, scope and prioritise new product development, upgrade existing features, suggest enhancements and new offerings.
  • Collaborate with business development, sales, marketing, engineering and customer service teams to align new product developments and existing product enhancements with EA market demands and trends.
  • Develop go-to-market strategies, including product positioning, marketing campaigns, and sales enablement, to ensure successful product launches and adoption.
  • Conduct regular product portfolio assessments for Purepay, PayToken, Paymate, Inclusio, Systegra, and Indeco to determine enhancement opportunities, areas for new product development, and potential areas of retirement or consolidation.
  • Establish product roadmaps with clear milestones, incorporating feedback from key stakeholders and considering both new product introductions and enhancements.
  • Manage the entire product lifecycle, including planning, development, launch, and ongoing maintenance.
  • Make data-driven decisions to optimise product performance, address issues, and drive continuous improvement.
  • To provide strong leadership and direction to the Product Management & Innovation teams, fostering a high-performance culture, setting clear objectives, and empowering team members to excel in their roles.
  • Oversee the end-to-end product management process, from concept ideation to prototyping, testing, QA and launch.
  • Identify skills gaps within the Products and Innovation teams, particularly around new product development techniques, and champion continuous learning through workshops, courses, exchange programmes and certifications.
  • Establish a mentorship programme to cultivate rising talent within the team and promote a culture of innovation and continuous improvement.
  • 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 the company's growth objectives in the Region.
  • To lead organisational 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 company's vision and objectives.
  • Oversee the Product Management & Innovation teams to drive innovations to stay ahead of Fintech trends, adopting or creating innovations that give the company a competitive edge.
  • Drive innovation by identifying emerging customer needs, market opportunities, and technological advancements.
  • Conduct market research, competitor analysis, and customer feedback analysis to inform product decisions.
  • Monitor industry trends, regulatory changes, and customer preferences to maintain a deep understanding of the East African Fintech landscape to identify emerging Fintech opportunities for both product enhancements and new product creations.
  • Collaborate with the research team to prototype innovative solutions based on identified market gaps and customer needs.
  • Engage with industry think tanks, academia, and Fintech forums to stay updated and inspire the development and enhancement of product offerings.
  • Foster robust collaboration between Product Managers, Operations & Technology, Business Development, Sales & Delivery and Marketing teams to ensure cohesive product development, enhancement, and deployment processes.
  • Foster strong communication channels to align Product strategies with cross- functional goals.
  • Coordinate with Legal and Risk & Compliance departments to guarantee that all products, whether newly developed or enhanced, meet relevant regulations and standards.
  • Analyse product performance, revenue, costs, and profitability to inform pricing strategies and resource allocation.
  • Collaborate with Finance to develop product-related budgets and financial forecasts.
  • Organise and facilitate quarterly reviews with the Managing Director, Country General Managers and other Regional Heads to align product strategies, new product ideas, and gather feedback.
  • Champion a customer-centric mindset, ensuring that products are designed to meet the unique needs and preferences of East African customers.
  • Gather customer feedback and insights to iteratively improve products.
  • Establish and oversee customer feedback channels for both enhancements of existing products and requirements for new product developments, using tools such as focus groups, surveys, and direct feedback mechanisms.
  • Prioritise product developments and enhancements based on customer feedback, ensuring that the product team continuously innovates and refines offerings.
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to effectively communicate changes, enhancements, and introductions of products to the customer base.

Behavioral Competencies

  • Formulates a clear Product Management & Innovation 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 Product Management & Innovation 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 Product innovation, ensuring it stays at the forefront of Fintech developments. Tries multiple, varied approaches to innovative ideas and ensures the company 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 Product Management & Innovation team.
  • Identifies and monitors key financial indicators to gauge performance, identify trends, and suggest strategies that can impact results. Transforms financial information into business intelligence through analysis and integration of quantitative and qualitative information.
  • 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 organisational 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.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Information Technology, Computer Science or related field from an accredited University.
  • An advanced degree, e.g., Master’s in Innovation/Technology Management would be highly advantageous, or MBA would be preferred for higher level of understanding in business, financial and technological aspects of the industry.

Experience:

  • At least 12 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 or platform development and management.
  • Deep familiarity with East African Fintech regulations with demonstrated experience in roles.
  • Demonstrated experience in product management, especially in the Fintech sector.
  • Knowledge of Platform strategy and how the company can adopt it in East Africa to gain competitive advantage.
  • Demonstrated experience in market analysis to identify and leverage trends, ensuring products remain or become market leaders.
  • Demonstrated experience in roles focusing on innovation, ideally integrating innovation into existing product lines or creating novel Fintech products.
  • Experience working across multiple jurisdictions is an added advantage.

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 developing, cultivating and leading high-performing product management teams.
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating with Executive or Senior Management, external partners, and other stakeholders, ensuring product and innovation goals align with broader company objectives.
  • Demonstrated experience of managing financial resources, ensuring product and innovation projects are delivered within allocated budgets.
  • 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 the East African financial market, understanding its unique challenges, opportunities, regulatory environment, customer behaviours, and cultural nuances is critical.

Additional Information:          

  • The role reports to the Managing Director, East Africa
  • Nature of Impact: Directly tied to revenue generation, market expansion, and relationship management with clients or partners in designated country. The role is core to the EA business’ success and has direct and final accountability for achieving the Country revenue and profitability targets as set by the MD, EA as well as for increasing the market share, customer acquisition, and retention rates of the designated EA Country.
  • Longevity: Both immediate (quarterly / annual sales targets) & long-lasting impact (establishing LT contracts, opening new markets & building strategic partnerships).

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Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: JACD-02

Eastern Africa
Posted 4 months ago
Reference No. CDTCGMI

Job Description:

Our client, one of Africa’s leading digital payments and commerce company’s, are looking for a Country General Manager to drive profitable growth and establish them as a leading player in the Fintech market of the designated country, as well as providing strategic leadership, operational excellence, stakeholder engagement, team empowerment, and ensuring compliance, ultimately contributing to their success, market share expansion, and sustainable development in the designated country.

 

Responsibilities:

  • To develop and execute a business development, sales and delivery strategy for the designated country, that includes identifying key target segments, evaluating competitive landscape, and leveraging innovative Fintech solutions to gain a competitive edge in the market.
  • To drive the expansion of their presence in the designated country by identifying new growth opportunities, assessing the feasibility of entering new markets, establishing strategic partnerships, and ensuring the successful execution of expansion plans.
  • Partner with other executives and business leaders to develop and lead the implementation of a strategic executable plan to provide accurate business forecasting, and formulating commercial strategies to generate new revenue and customer relationships and partnerships in a manner that aligns with the their overall strategic objectives.
  • To build and maintain strong relationships with key clients and stakeholders in the designated country, to understand their needs, collect feedback, and ensure exceptional customer satisfaction by delivering tailored Fintech solutions that address local market demands.
  • To stay abreast of local regulatory requirements and ensure that their operations in the designated country comply with all relevant laws and regulations. Proactively engage with regulatory bodies to obtain necessary licenses and approvals.
  • To serve as a representative in the designated country, acting as a brand ambassador at industry events, conferences, and networking opportunities.
  • Promote their Fintech solutions, share thought leadership, and enhance their reputation in the local market.
  • To provide strong leadership and direction to the Business Development, Sales and in country customer experience teams, fostering a high-performance culture, setting clear objectives, and empowering team members to excel in their roles.
  • Create a collaborative and motivating work environment that encourages innovation, customer success and professional development.
  • To collaborate effectively with various departments, in country and regionally, to ensure seamless coordination and alignment of efforts towards achieving their growth objectives in the designated country.
  • Effectively communicate strategic shifts, manage any resistance, and ensure that the entire Sales, BD and Service Delivery teams are aligned with the commpany’s vision and objectives.
  • Set and monitor performance metrics for the designated country, driving pipeline & revenue growth, profitability, and market share.
  • Develop and execute financial plans, analyse results, and adapt strategies to achieve sustainable success.

 

Behavioral Competencies

  • Formulates a clear Business Development, Sales and Delivery strategy for the designated country and maps the aggressive steps that will clearly accelerate the Country toward its strategic goals.
  • Is early to spot possible future policies, practices, and trends in the Country, with the competition, and in the marketplace. Applies knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the Country'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 Country toward 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, and encourages cross-functional collaboration, leading to a high-performing and cohesive Country team.
  • Promotes a team environment that values, encourages, and supports differences and senses how differences will play out in terms of needs, values, and motivators.
  • Identifies and monitors key financial indicators to gauge performance, identify
  • trends, and suggest strategies that can impact results. Transforms financial information into business intelligence through analysis and integration of quantitative and qualitative information.
  • 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 Business Administration, Finance, Information Technology, Computer Science, Economics, Marketing, or related fields from an accredited University.
  • An advanced degree, e.g., Masters in Finance/Business/ Technology or related fields or MBA would be an added advantage for higher level of understanding in business, financial and technological aspects of the industry.

 

General Experience

  • At least 12 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 includes experience in mobile banking, digital payments, blockchain, or any other Fintech innovation prevalent in designated country or East Africa
  • Demonstrated experience in business development and sales, including business growth, market entry, and partnership cultivation experiences, in both financial services and technology is essential
  • Proven track record of overseeing service delivery operations
  • Experience in using and implementing modern digital tools and platforms that
  • help in market analysis, partnership management and strategic planning will be crucial.
  • Demonstrated experience in the East African financial market, understanding its unique challenges, opportunities, regulatory environment, customer behaviours, and cultural nuances is critical

 

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 developing, cultivating and leading high-performing business development, sales and delivery teams.
  • Strategic decision-making experience is critical for formulating business growth strategies - demonstrated experience in strategic decisions that have led to growth, innovation, and market expansion.
  • Demonstrated experience in liaising with senior stakeholders, both internally (C- suite, board members) and externally (partners, regulators, and government officials).
  • Experience in overseeing multiple projects, ensuring they align with the company's strategic goals.
  • Familiarity with financial laws and regulations, compliance, and risk management specific to designated country.
  • Familiarity with key players, regulators, and potential partners in the East Africa Fintech ecosystem would also be critical.

 

Additional

The role reports to the Managing Director, East Africa

Nature of Impact: Directly tied to revenue generation, market expansion, and relationship management with clients or partners in designated country. The role is core to the EA business’ success and has direct and final accountability for achieving the Country revenue and profitability targets as set by the MD, EA as well as for increasing the market share, customer acquisition, and retention rates of the designated EA Country.

 

 

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

 

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Chalden Du Toit

Consultant

CA Finance

 

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Job CategoryIT

Job Reference: CDTCGMI

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. 430-3010LH

Reference Number: 430-3010LH

 

Job Description:

Our client is seeking a degree qualified Plant Engineer with a strong background in gold plant engineering maintenance to join their team on site in South Africa.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing asset management within the processing plant.
  • Ensuring engineering and legal standards are adhered to.
  • Work allocation and team management.
  • Ensure maximum plant availability through the integration of operations plants with engineering systems.
  • Providing technical support on engineering matters to minimize risk.
  • Drawing up of short, medium and long term maintenance plans and ensure that these are carried out efficiently and effectively.
  • Monitoring and analyzing of maintenance trends and variances and initiating improvement initiatives where required.
  • Planning and managing shutdowns.
  • Overseeing the preparation of project technical documents.
  • Identify areas for outsourcing of maintenance and provide recommendations.
  • Development and implementing quality plans and requirements.
  • Provide input into engineering design process and status.
  • Managing of construction and commissioning activities within area of responsibility.
  • Budgeting and cost control.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
  • GCC Mines and Works with 5 years’ experience as an appointed Engineer in gold processing plants preferred.
  • 10 years’ experience in engineering maintenance within gold
  • Professional registration advantageous.
  • Well-versed in legal compliance.
  • Technical risk management experience.
  • Asset and project management experience.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills.
  • Experience with budgeting and cost control.
  • Computer literate on MS Office.
  • Valid driver’s license.

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent contract.

 

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Leanne Laas at llaas [at] camining [dot] com

 

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Leanne Laas

Senior Recruiter  

CA Mining

 

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Job CategoryMining

Job Reference: 430-3010LH

Reference No. SRBR-ASI-001

Job Description:

Our banking client is currently recruiting an Associate OR Senior Associate, Investment for their Fund Investment division, reporting to the Head of Investment.   The candidate will be expected to support the business in originating, executing & monitoring transactions in relation to capital expansion plans and trade finance for sovereigns & sub-sovereigns, and medium-to-large corporate companies across Africa, with the goal of delivering bespoke credit solutions to clients whilst minimising credit losses. The individual should be bilingual (French/English) and should have experience in analysing corporate balance sheets and in executing corporate and trade finance transactions.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support origination and management of new clients and opportunities across Africa.
  • Pitch, structure, negotiate, market, execute and close transactions.
  • Assist in client coverage and management of key accounts.
  • Support management of transaction processes from origination to closing, including engagement with legal and financial advisors in the analysis for such transactions.
  • Work with other team members in Investments and colleagues across the organization to process the administration of each transaction as it goes through the approval process.
  • Build/Develop/Review and investigate key aspects of financial models (including financial analysis, pricing, valuation, and other business decision making models) to evaluate the financial viability of transactions.
  • Support executing tasks encompassing technical review of all projects (infrastructure related) projects.
  • Develop presentations and proposals (including “pitch books”) to new and existing clients.
  • Prepare transactions documents (engagement letters, proposals, presentations, Information Memorandums, term sheets, valuations etc.) for transactions being contemplated by the bank
  • Undertake transaction related research and analysis on prospective clients and companies to identify financial trends and issues as well as provide a sound basis for investment decisions
  • Conduct financial analysis and risk assessment on project proposals, including developing and interpreting financial models and financial statements.
  • Participate in deal meetings and assist in maintaining client relationships
  • Conduct due diligence on prospective clients

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

Education

  • A first degree from a recognised university.
  • Strong mathematical aptitude. CFA/Accounting/other related qualification is an added advantage.
  • Relevant advanced degree e.g. Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, or a related field of study, will be advantageous.

 

Experience

  • 6 to 8 years professional experience preferably in related investment banking – deal origination and execution.
  • Proficient in transaction modelling and understanding of transaction structures.
  • Excellent self-management skills.
  • Bilingual (oral, reading, writing): English & French is mandatory
  • Highly proficient in the development of Microsoft Excel financial models and analysis as well as development and review of Microsoft PowerPoint presentations for marketing purposes (pitchbooks).
  • A good understanding of the technical and financial aspects related to the review of sovereigns & corporates seeking term and trade finance.
  • Ability to respond to issues associated with risk assessment of investments and drive transactions through the investment approval process
  • Ability to write credit and investment memoranda.
  • Ability to negotiate Term Sheets and participate in negotiations of facility and investment agreements
  • Strong quantitative analysis and problem solving skills.
  • Well developed communication and business writing skills, power of persuasion as well as the ability to interface directly and effectively with senior officers of wide range of potential clients
  • Effective time management skills and ability to work under pressure in a fast-moving environment
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Experience with transactions involving the use of the following:
    • guarantees and instruments for tenor elongation.
    • political risk insurance, export credits, etc.
    • complex structures such as credit linked notes and asset/commodity backed loans, etc.

Language

  • Solid communication and writing skills.
  • Fluency in writing and speaking English and French is mandatory.

Others

  • Willingness to travel “out-of-station” with minimal prior notice
  • Team player with the potential to take the lead on transactions

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • 3 Year renewable employment contract
  • Willing and able to relocate to Nigeria, Lagos.
  • 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

 

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Shearidan Rabsch

Recruitment Manager – Banking, Finance, Legal and Insurance

CA Finance

 

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Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: SRBR-ASI-001

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. 621 1810 MHU

Reference Number: 621 1810 MHU

 

Job Description:

Our client is a leading OEM within the mining space. They require a Business Development Manager who will report to the Country Manager and be part of the management team. The role is important to drive changes in line with group strategy; adding value for customer, creating sustained customer loyalty, and generating financial growth and profit. They  will also have responsibility for a separate PnL as well as operational efficiencies, to make investment proposals and manage their resources as per Company Standard.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Make sure to have the Territory Management in place updated, as this will give the guidelines to set the right strategies
  • Clearly formulate customer problems / needs assessments
  • Understand ambition and priorities by segment and develop an execution plan
  • Build a long-term customer relationship through a close collaboration and understanding of their operation in order to develop a loyal partnership.
  • Have product and application knowledge to provide the right solutions, promote our technologies and their implementation.
  • Understand competitive landscape and dynamics
  • Understand customer center performance and apply right levers to drive it collaboratively with other divisions
  • Understand and be responsible for the P&;L (profit and loss), Income Statement and Balance Sheet.
  • Translate the divisional strategies to local level, on applications, segments and products.
  • Build plans that will seek for functional cost efficiency and sustainable development
  • Work closely with the Supply Chain and Business Control to keep a proper Working capital (inventory, receivable and payables)
  • Maintain a good balance between sales growth and a right Profitable growth (UGP/MaCo). Always seek profitable growth while also growing market share.
  • Set strategic direction, prioritize, and innovate
  • Ensure proper channel is used for business, direct or indirect sales, or a mix of both.
  • Market /Customer Share should be updated and always use it as a reference to increase your presence in the market.
  • Proactive business planning on customer, market demand and trends to meet divisional targets.
  • Create and drive innovative ideas to increase our presence in your market.
  • Be responsible for compliance with the Company ISO standards by all of team members
  • Work closely with sales and tender teams representing Company in big biddings where service contract is requested as a package.
  • Support the idea of one face to the customer and work collaboratively with internal stakeholders, across divisions, to implement this idea.
  • Build your legacy. The business should last no matter when you take a new role in the company
  • Recruit and develop team members, according to Company values and to perform at their best in their current jobs and potentially reach the next level in their career paths
  • Embrace a team with diversity of cultures, nationalities, ethnic origins, variety of experiences and personalities and take actions to have a good gender balance in the team.
  • Ensure every team member is contributing in a positive way to the Company goals.
  • Make sure every new team member gets an effective induction to the role, and is assigned a more senior peer (mentor) for practical guidance in the first months
  • Give continuous responsible feedback to team members on their work, positive and constructive;.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • BSc Honours Degree in Mining, Mechanical, Industrial or Electrical Engineering with at least 5 years experience in a similar or related field.
  • Passionate about your field of expertise and serving customers
  • Sales/account management/business development experience within the industry
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment; Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Excellent organization development skills; A solid understanding on key financial indicators
  • Good computer and presentation skills
  • Thorough knowledge of systems, programs and processes.

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent position
  • Competitive 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

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Job CategoryMining

Job Reference: 621 1810 MHU

Reference No. CEBLR19

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: CEBLR19

 

Job Summary:

As an Assistant Investment Manager at FEDA, your primary focus will be the AfCFTA Adjustment Fund.  The AfCFTA Adjustment Fund is an ambitious initiative that seeks to bolster Intra-African trade following the adoption of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement by African Union member states. The fund's strategy is devised to support lending opportunities for projects that either currently influence, or aim to impact, Intra-African trade directly.

Within the Adjustment Fund are three distinctive funds:

  • Base Fund: structured to receive contributions of State Parties, grants, technical assistance, and other contributions from donors; the Fund will be used essentially to address tariff revenue loss and support State Parties to implement the various Protocols and Annexes under the AfCFTA.
  • General Fund: structured to mobilize and disburse concessional funds to eligible public sector, public-private partnerships and large-scale private sector projects/transactions that are targeted at supporting the growth in trade resulting from the AfCFTA Agreement.
  • Credit Fund:  structured to mobilize and disburse commercial funding to eligible private sector projects/transactions to enable private sector players to capitalize on the opportunities that will arise from the implementation of the AfCFTA.

As an Assistant Investment Manager, your pivotal role will be focused on the Credit Fund and the General Fund, ensuring their strategies align with the broader objectives of the AfCFTA and tapping into potential opportunities within the private and public sectors.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the investment team throughout each stage of the investment cycle, including origination, potential investment evaluation, attending investment committees, preparing Board or internal presentations, managing credit portfolio, and participating in fundraising initiatives. 
  • Operational Support and Cross-Functional Collaboration
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including FEDA’ shared services providers (legal, finance, operations, and strategy etc.) to assist in the preparation of operational and administrative documentation pertaining to the AfCFTA Fund.
  • Credit Analysis & Reporting
    • Conduct credit analysis, assess creditworthiness, and structure financing solutions tailored to the needs of borrowers.
    • Develop financial models to simulate various economic scenarios and predict future financial health of the projects/the transactions.
    • Prepare detailed reports based on both qualitative and quantitative findings.
  • Risk Assessment
    • Identify and assess the risks associated with lending to businesses, projects and sectors.
    • Make recommendations about risk mitigation, suggesting terms of credit or potential deal structures.
    • Develop and implement investment strategies aligned with our risk-return objectives and market conditions.
  • Due Diligence Support
    • Assist in the due diligence process for potential investments, gathering relevant financial and operational data.
    • Coordinate with external parties, such as auditors or industry experts, as part of the due diligence process.
  • Portfolio Monitoring
    • Closely monitor and manage a portfolio of credit investments and report on the financial health of portfolio companies.
    • Implement effective risk management strategies and identify potential risks, credit breaches or notable changes in a company's financial status within the portfolio.
  • Market & Industry Analysis
    • Stay abreast of macroeconomic conditions, industry trends, and regulatory changes across Africa that might impact the credit landscape.
    • Compare and analyse financial health within industries or sectors to benchmark and contextualize the performance of potential clients.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

    • Bachelor's degree from a top-tier institution in finance, economics, or a related field with a strong academic performance.
    • Minimum 5 years of work experience in private credit or credit analysis roles at top-tier financial institutions.
    • Demonstrated expertise in financial metrics, advanced credit analysis techniques, and risk assessment methodologies.
    • Proficient in financial modeling, Excel, and other relevant analytical tools.
    • Strong problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, with the ability to analyze and interpret complex financial data.
    • Deep-rooted familiarity with Africa's economic dynamics, its credit landscape, and emerging market nuances.
    • An unwavering commitment to professional development, continuous learning, and staying abreast of global financial trends.
      • Advanced Analytical Capabilities: Ability to dissect complex financial information, identify key trends and insights, and draw logical conclusions.
      • Financial Modeling: Mastery in developing and analyzing financial models for both prospective investment analyses and potential risk forecasting.
      • Research and Due Diligence: Skilled in conducting comprehensive research, analyzing market trends, and performing due diligence on potential investments.
      • Attention to Detail: Strong focus on accuracy and precision ensuring every financial insight, report, and model stands up to the highest level of scrutiny.
      • Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, with the ability to effectively articulate investment recommendations and complex financial concepts. Fluency in French is a distinct advantage.
      • Adaptability: Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, managing multiple projects and priorities effectively with strong work ethic.
      • Teamwork: Collaborative mindset, excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively within a team and across departments.

 

Contractual information:

  • Permanent.
  • Willing and able to relocate to Rwanda.
  • Suitably qualified candidates 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

Executive Recruitment Consultant

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 CategoryFinance

Job Reference: CEBLR19

Reference No. BRJA06

Job Summary:

As an Assistant Investment Manager, you will assist the investment team across each stage of the investment process, for each of FEDA’s funds strategies but with a focus on its Pan-African Venture Fund strategy ($25 million under management targeting startups and SMEs).  You will be responsible for assessing potential investments, conducting financial analysis, supporting deal structuring and negotiation, performing due diligence, and monitoring portfolio performance etc.  You will also work closely with cross-functional teams to assist in the preparation of operational and administrative documentation pertaining to the Venture Fund, in addition to conceptual papers for innovative projects.  The ideal candidate possesses robust analytical skills, a profound understanding of the VC landscape in Africa, and the ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the investment team throughout each stage of the investment cycle, including deal origination, potential investment evaluation, attending investment committees, Board or internal presentations, managing portfolio companies, strategizing exits, and participating in fundraising initiatives.  
  • Collaborate with the investment manager in assessing risks, opportunities, and potential merits of proposed venture investments.
  • Undertake comprehensive financial analysis, modeling, and valuation to evaluate potential venture opportunities and perform portfolio assessments.
  • Support the deal structuring process by analyzing investment terms, preparing term sheets and investment memos, and participating in negotiations. Coordinate deal execution meetings and actively follow-up on the implementation of key decisions.
  • Conduct due diligence on potential ventures, including engagement with company leadership, industry trend analysis, understanding competitive landscapes, and evaluating financial performance.   Support the Investment Manager in coordinating due diligence advisors, play an active role in reviewing their deliverables and presenting it to FEDA’s management and its investment and strategy committee.
  • Support the Investment Manager in devising, implementing, and monitoring value-creation plans for portfolio companies.
  • Assess the performance of venture portfolio companies, identify vital performance metrics, and suggest areas of enhancement.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly investment reports for FEDA’ stakeholders (Executive Management, Board, Investors etc.)
  • Stay informed about market trends, regulatory amendments, and economic factors influencing the VC space.
  • Support fundraising activities and partaking in investor dialogues for portfolio companies.
  • Execute other responsibilities as assigned by management.

Requirements: Skills and Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking: Ability to dissect complex financial information, identify key trends and insights, and draw logical conclusions.
  • Financial Modeling: Proficient in building and utilizing financial models to assess venture investment opportunities, forecast financial performance, value an investment, and evaluate risk.
  • Research and Due Diligence: Skilled in conducting comprehensive research, analyzing market trends, and performing due diligence on potential investments.
  • Attention to Detail: Strong focus on accuracy and precision in financial analysis, data interpretation, and report preparation.
  • Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, with the ability to effectively articulate investment recommendations and complex financial concepts.
  • Adaptability: Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, managing multiple projects and priorities effectively with strong work ethic.
  • Teamwork: Collaborative mindset, excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively within a team and across departments.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, banking, engineering, sciences, or a related field with a strong academic performance. An MBA/MSc in finance, economics, accounting or banking will be an added advantage
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience, 3 of which in investment banking, venture capital,  private equity, or a similar financial role is highly desirable.
  • Strong understanding of financial analysis techniques, valuation methodologies, and investment principles.
  • Proficient in financial modeling, Excel, and other relevant analytical tools.
  • Strong problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, with the ability to analyze and interpret complex financial data.
  • Familiarity with legal and regulatory frameworks governing private equity investments.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy in financial analysis and reporting.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment, collaborating with professionals from diverse backgrounds.

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 Jamie Adams at jadams [at] caglobalint [dot] com

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

Jamie Adams

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.

 

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Job CategoryOther

Job Reference: BRJA06

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