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Reference No. THJ

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: THJ

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Provide close support to the managers and unit head in creating and maintaining strong relationships with African governments, financial institutions and corporates as well as offshore investors (bond investors, private equity firms, venture capital companies and corporates) to facilitate development of a strong pipeline of good quality investment banking opportunities in support of the Bank`s mandate;
  • Provide technical input in all transactions which will enable African governments, public enterprises, supranational organizations, financial institutions and large corporates to access international bond markets to raise medium to long-term funding which is required to finance investments in trade-facilitating infrastructure, industrial processing plants and trade-related activities across the continent;
  • Support the various managers and unit head in executing of transactions which will contribute to development of Africa`s capital markets to ensure that they play a pivotal role in channeling portfolio investment flows into the continent especially in support of companies engaged in trade;
  • Prepare proposals to assist in attracting foreign and intra-African direct investment into strategic sectors to support value-added processing in various African countries;
  • Manage implementation of tasks associated with corporatizing African family businesses operating in critical export value chains;
  • Structuring transactions which will enable African start-up enterprises to access early- stage equity financing;
  • Provide technical input in transactions which assist identified African countries to create export-import banks, develop export strategies, develop export processing zones, and create commodity boards;
  • Scope due diligence exercises for consultants and prepare Request for Proposals, score bids received and engage the most competitive bid for the assignment;
  • Provide expert advice to clients regarding financial structuring, due diligence studies, and company valuations in various investment banking transactions such as mergers or acquisitions, portfolio restructurings, rescheduling, capital increases, equity sales, etc.;
  • Prepare various documents ranging from financial models, teasers, information memoranda, memos, presentations etc. to ensure that they meet the quality standards set by Senior Management;
  • Prepare financial models and conduct related industry and market research and Adhoc financial forecasting , analyses and modelling to support primarily the terms of reference contractually agreed with clients and/or in line with the investment advice process of the Bank;
  • Adding value to the work done by Associate by enhancing substance to the proposals, reviewing accuracy of factual representations, logical integrity of all calculations in financial models and improving general presentation;
  • Participate in negotiations, use negotiation skills to overcome difficulties and finalize negotiations efforts in capital market and advisory transactions;
  • Assist the unit head in marketing advisory services;
  • Keep abreast of developments in the global economy and capital markets; and
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned to the jobholder by Senior Management.


 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

 

  • Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Business Administration or other disciplines relevant to the position. A relevant professional qualification e.g. CFA may be acceptable in lieu of a postgraduate degree;
  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience in the financial services or consulting industry and demonstrated knowledge and experience in DCM transactions;
  • Demonstrated aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analysis with a solid understanding of financial statements, financial modeling and company or industry analysis;
  • Advanced Excel skills and very strong financial modelling skills required;
  • Ability to follow-up independently and consistently and play a  critical role as project manager on  assignments ;
  • Ability to immediately contribute to the group based on past experience and help to transfer best practices and knowledge;
  • Self-starting team player who can think strategically and excel in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, challenging work environment;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa;
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, regulators, corporates and governments;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of  the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese); and
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources from varied cultural backgrounds to attain goals.


 

Benefits and Contractual information:

 

  • Permanent
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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