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Reference No. LJ-SR-0011

The Collections Manager will be responsible for overseeing and managing the entire collections process and staff of Uganda. This will include the management of and reporting on both early and late-stage collections to ensure accurate processing and collections of payments, within targeted and budgeted requirements as well as providing leadership and guidance to all collections staff.

 

Key Deliverables of the Collections Manager 

Ensure monthly collections remain at an acceptable group level:

  • Ensure all payments from employers are obtained each month and follow up with UCLA and, where applicable, follow up with the employer, on any outstanding payments.
  • Ensure MOU’s are in place for all approved employers prior to entering into any loan agreements, where applicable, and the reservations of loans are obtained where required.
  • Payroll collections to be improved to and maintained above 95%.
  • Second-tier debit order platform collections to be improved to levels above 50% on a consistent basis.
  • Strive to improve arrears to levels below 3%.
  • Strive to improve provision levels below 5%.
  • Ensure the correct collections strategies and campaigns for early and late stage collections are implemented to maintain loan book provisions at the agreed rate.
  • Ensure failed collections are analyzed and categorised timeously and appropriate actions to collect are put in place and followed through by the Collections Team.
  • Source, contract and supervise all internal and external collections partners, such as credit bureaus, external collections agents and trace partners, as well as legal partners.
  • Ensure that all uncollectable debt is appropriately motivated and timeously written off, based on standing company policies and industry regulations, after all efforts to collect outstanding amounts has failed.
  • Support the Chief Executive Officer, Regional Collections Manager and Head of Credit & Risk in interpreting failed collections and arrears information and in the implementation of corrective actions to recover losses and prevent future occurrences.
  • Adhere to all company and collections Standard Operating Procedures (“SOPs”).

 

Relationship management:

  • Ensure that sound relationships are created and maintained with key staff and management at the payrolls of all Government Ministries, UMRA Departments and Agencies (“MDAs”) and private entities which Access deals with, as well as with external service providers (UCLA).
  • Ensure that the names, contact numbers and details of all interactions are documented, indexed and preserved.
  • Ensure that relationships are structured to ensure that there is a high level of redundancy (back up) through ensuring that the relationships exist across a broad set of Access staff members.

 

Arrears category management:

  • Ensure that all categories of arrears are equitably and timeously monitored, managed and reported on, and that the data, process and results are well documented, indexed and preserved.

 

Reporting:

  • Ensure that all relevant performance and management data is timeously and accurately collected, collated, analysed and disseminated.
  • Compile the daily, weekly, monthly and ad-hoc collections reports to be presented during the monthly Exco and other forums.
  • Prepare reports and presentations as required by Executive Management and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure the availability of timeous, accurate and correctly presented information to support business decision making.

 

Management of collections staff:

  • Provide leadership, guidance and training to develop personnel and ensure the transference of skills and efficient achievement of goals and objectives.
  • Ensure that all collections staff receive regular, documented coaching sessions.
  • Ensure that all collections staff are adequately trained and skilled to ensure quality collection strategies and client service.
  • Ensure that each staff member is monitored and managed daily against an agreed upon set of measures and that the process and results are well documented, indexed and preserved.
  • Reconciliation of the “Expected vs Collected”, ensuring payments are followed up timeously.
  • Management of overpayment and underpayments from Private Payroll Payments and Government Payments (Votes).
  • Management of the AR clearing account ensuring that outstanding balances match the Employer Control Account and all payments received in the bank are identified and cleared timeously.
  • Maintain fluency in product knowledge, the loans management system and collections procedures necessary to carry out collections processes and conduct client interviews.
  • Recommend and develop strategies for improving the operations of the department

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • A relevant tertiary qualification (such as a B Com Degree) is preferred.
  • Preference will also be given to candidates with applicable certificates in Collections and Credit Management.

 

Experience / Background Preference

  • The company will only look at candidates who have no less than FIVE years relevant, working experience of which at least two should have been in a similar role.
  • Government payroll and/or other payroll loan collections experience is essential.
  • Ugandan Microlending or related financial services experience is essential.
  •  Knowledge of Uganda laws relating to financial services, particularly with regard to Microlending is essential.
  • A strong command of English, both written and verbal is a requirement of the job.
  • A valid Driver’s License coupled with driving experience is a requirement of the role.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills are essential.

 

Key Competencies

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following ability:

  • Self-assurance and a confident manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Proven people management and leadership skills.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to assess complex situations and use creativity to solve problems.
  • Strict attention to detail.
  • Established negotiation skills.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • A self-starter who shows initiative and assumes responsibility for projects.
  • Proven ability to operate independently and exercise significant latitude for independent judgement, discretion and action.
  • Ability to prioritise and handle multiple tasks within strict time frames within a fast-paced environment.
  • High energy levels.
  • The ability to debate in a constructive manner and to challenge conventional wisdom.
  • The ability to build strong relationships with team members, company management and clients.

 

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to ljoubert@caglobal.com

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

 

Lara Joubert

Recruitment Specialist

CA Finance

 

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

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: LJ-SR-0011

Reference No. LJ - SR - 0010

The General Manager (GM) will be instrumental in the daily operations of the business in Uganda, working closely with the CEO to steer the company towards its strategic and annual goals. The role encompasses a wide range of responsibilities, including overseeing product and systems knowledge, managing deal inflows and processing, ensuring effective collections functions, and maintaining operational management..

 

Key Deliverables of the General Manager

Product and systems knowledge:

  • Ensure full understanding of the businesses operating systems and applications and become the custodian of Access’s product and systems knowledge.
  • Ensure that all staff are appropriately trained and updated in terms of product and system knowledge.

 

Deal inflows and processing:

  • Ensure that all relevant staff are appropriately trained on the deal origination processes.
  • Ensure that all client applications and deals received per branch and per agent are appropriately logged and that volumes and speed of processing is regularly monitored and managed.
  • Ensure that deal turnaround time from receipt to disbursement is appropriately monitored and managed.
  • Ensure that all deals are loaded onto PSM with correct instalments and terms recorded prior to disbursement.
  • Facilitate the audit of all deals received to ensure compliance and to ensure zero tolerance for audit errors.
  • Ensure that all consolidation deals are recorded, cheques are collected and deposited to the respective supplier’s accounts, third party settlement letters are prepared, applicable third-party uploads are cancelled before disbursement of the balance of the application and turnaround time herein is closely monitored and managed.
  • Ensure that bank letters for disbursements are prepared, signed and delivered to all banks on time and whenever there is a delay liaise with the service centres to avoid clients calling in enquiring about their money.

 

Collections functions:

  • Maintain overall responsibility for effective management of the entire credit control function.
  • Daily monitoring and management of credit control activities and results.
  • Daily, weekly and monthly reporting on collections results

 

Operational management:

  • Maintain overall responsibility for the entire back office team and their respective functions.
  • Operationally monitor internal and external customer service levels, in consultation with any identified internal and external stakeholders.
  • Recommend strategies for improving operations of the department.
  • Maintain ongoing and updated knowledge of all Standard Operating Procedures (“SOPs”) and become the custodian thereof.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports including overseeing monthly internal audit reports.
  • Arrange management meetings and provide input to steer the business towards achieving its objectives.
  • Maintain responsibility for management of the company’s assets, including motor vehicles and computer equipment.
  • Track pool car usage, expiry date for tax clearances and insurances and ensure that the vehicles are serviced and road worthy at all times.
  • Maintain control and oversight over all creditors’ payments.

 

Staff management:

  • Conduct staff training from time to time and provide ongoing support.
  • Management of the performance of all members of your team, including drafting, monitoring and evaluating key performance indicators for each role within the team.
  • Aligned with this, you will also be responsible for regular assessment of individual performance, including formal performance appraisals and management of poor performance.

 

IT and physical environment:

  • Maintain responsibility for all IT functions and the physical environment within the business, in consultation with Group IT.
  • Identify and attend to any queries on the system timeously.

 

Provide support to CEO:

  • Provide operational support to the CEO, as may be required from time to time, in addition to the aforementioned functions and responsibilities.
  • Fulfil the role of CEO role in cases where the CEO is unavailable, on leave or incapacitated.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Background Preference

  • A relevant tertiary qualification is essential.
  • A post graduate qualification will be advantageous.
  • The company will only look at candidates who have no less than five to ten years relevant, working experience.
  • Extensive experience in the financial services sector is essential.
  • Experience in the Microfinance industry will be advantageous.
  • Previous exposure to Africa will be highly advantageous.
  • Solid management, accounting and legal skills are essential.
  • Previous Collections experience will be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of Uganda and general Microfinance laws relating to financial services, particularly with regard to Microlending is essential.
  • A strong command of English, both written and verbal is a requirement of the job.

 

Key Competencies:

  • Determination to win and be the best.
  • Extraordinary and proven people management and leadership skills, preferably with people from different cultures and countries.
  • Above average EQ and substantial experience in the leadership of teams.
  • Self-assurance and a confident manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to engage with clients at the highest level of decision-making.
  • The ability to influence and persuade others.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to assess complex situations and use creativity to solve problems.
  • Established negotiation skills.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • A self-starter who is proactive, shows initiative, displays high levels of self-motivation and assumes responsibility for projects.
  • Proven ability to operate independently and exercise significant latitude for independent judgment, discretion and action.
  • Strong time management skills – the ability to prioritise and handle multiple tasks within strict time frames within a fast-paced environment.
  • High energy levels.
  • Strict attention to detail.
  • Strategic thinking.
  • The ability to debate in a constructive manner and to challenge conventional wisdom.
  • The ability to build strong relationships with team members, company management and clients.
  • A strong work ethic.
  • Be alert to changing situations, show flexibility in approach, adaptability in difficult circumstances and continuously strive to achieve meaningful results.

 

Location:

  • Kampala, Uganda

 

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to ljoubert@caglobalint.com

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

 

Lara Joubert

Recruitment Specialist

CA Finance

 

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: LJ - SR - 0010

Reference No. AMCDT04

Reference Number: AMCDT04

Job Description:
We have an exciting opportunity for An Issuing Officer for our client in the banking industry. The Issuing Officer will ensure
the process of daily tasks with higher responsibilities and ensure at a supervisory level that all transactions are being processed in a timely and correct manner by following laid out procedures, both internal and external. They will ensure that all Accounts are duly reconciled at end of business and to report and investigate any discrepancies identified.

Responsibilities:

General Responsibilities

  • Instil and act with accordance to the Bank One Way: Vision, Mission, Values and deliver actions that positively contribute to the company’s culture.
  • Comply with all statutory regulations.
  • Ensure timeliness and quality of reporting, on both departmental levels, as well as reports to regulators and other internal and external stakeholders.
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals.
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
  • Undertake any other duties, accountabilities and responsibilities as may be required.

Risk and Compliance

  • Dispute Processing.
  • Bank level performance with respect to AML and Regulatory compliance and performance with respect to AML and Regulatory compliance (input from compliance).
  • Verification of transactions posted.
  • Processing repayment on credit cards.
  • Submission of Bank of Mauritius return.
  • Preparing statistics for retail banking, Trade Finance and Finance department.
  • Interest/charges calculations.
  • Cancellation of credit cards.
  • BOM MCIB reporting.
  • Reconciliation of Accounts.
  • Maintenance of card data on system.
  • Proper archiving of credit card documents.
  • Processing of written off credit cards.

Finance

  • Avoid leakage of funds - ensure all payments have been processed properly.
  • Verification of posting done on Finacle system.
  • Reconciliation and Settlement process of cards.
  • Credit card payments.
  • Processing of Invoices.
  • Reconciliation of Accounts.

Project & Initiatives

  • Keep updated with new guidelines from BOM, internal procedures and Card Association.
  • Sharing of knowledge with colleagues.
  • Attend workshops and training.
  • To personally take necessary steps to continuously, gain greater exposure to relevant techniques and processes for enhancing proficiency.
  • Keep abreast of changes in systems, procedures, products, and services.
  • Fully involved in Cards related project.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Degree in Economics/Business/ Finance or Accountancy or its equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years in the banking sector at supervisory level.
  • Knowledge of Card management system and Card dispute processing.
  • Good knowledge of proper planning, time management and risk management.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Full time position.
     

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Abigail Moleka at amoleka@caglobalint.com

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

Abigail Moleka
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 Category308980

Job Reference: AMCDT04

Reference No. SR-CEO-KEN-001

Job Description:

Our client a reputable financial service provider based in Nairobi, Kenya is seeking an excellent Chief Executive Officer. The purpose of the CEO is to serve as the visionary leader responsible for steering the companies Kenya business towards achieving strategic alignment within the group, driving the localization of strategies tailored to Kenya's market, and overseeing the transformation journey. This role aims to facilitate value creation through growth and diversification initiatives, ensure operational excellence for value enablement, and safeguard shareholder interests through effective risk management practices. Additionally, it entails the cultivation of a high-performance and inclusive organizational culture, aligned with the groups Values, while fostering robust stakeholder engagement and maximizing brand reputation.

 

By spearheading the Kenya Executive Committee and collaborating with stakeholders, this role is accountable for developing and executing strategies aligned with the group’s objectives. It involves assessing and mitigating risks, driving diversification through innovation, and upholding the company's assets, intellectual property, and reputation. Furthermore, the role focuses on staying abreast of market trends and competitor activities while leading cultural transformation and talent management efforts within the business in Kenya.

 

Responsibilities:

Responsible for leading and managing the companies Kenyan operations, branches, divisions, employees, and stakeholders, specifically (but not limited to):

  • Lead the Kenya Executive Committee and staff compliment to achieve the strategic goals and objectives approved by the Kenyan Board of Director’s and Group Management, with emphasis on:
  • Materially contributing to the development of the group aligned Kenya strategy and directing its execution within the requisite parameters.
  • Ensuring stakeholder alignment and mobilization with the strategy and culture roadmap
  • Collaborating with the board of directors and executives to establish an execution framework for short-term and long-range goals and objectives, and related plans and policies.
  • Ensuring the sustainable growth, expansion, and efficiency of the business
  • Providing requisite resources and
  • Directing appropriate measures to correct unsatisfactory performance and results.
  • Risk management: assessing the external and internal risk landscape, collaborating towards setting an appropriate risk appetite, embedding an effective operational control framework, driving control design adequacy and operating effectiveness, ensuring optimal risk mitigation practices across Kenya, protecting shareholder value.
  • Driving diversification through product innovation and target market expansion.
  • Safeguard all company assets, intellectual property, and reputation.
  • Remain ahead of company and market trends, and vigilant to competitor activity.
  • Leading the business’s culture transformation, human capital ways-of-work, training and development, talent management, and adherence to policies and procedures
  • Maintain and enhance key stakeholder relationships, and the public perception of the company.
  • Ensuring operational efficiency and excellence across all front-office, middle-office, and back-office functions.
  • Present regular reports to the Board, Regulators, Shareholders, Funders, and the wider Group.
  • Assist the companies Group Management to secure and raise adequate and sound local funding.
  • Ensure the company’s compliance with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and standard,
  • Serve as the company’s representative to the board of directors, shareholders, employees, customers, the government, and the public
  • Assist the Group CEO in the fulfilment of his objectives and ensuring the group values are adopted and instilled throughout the organization and fulfil those responsibilities and duties periodically assigned by the Board of Directors of Kenya and Group Management to benefit the mission of the organisation.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • MBA or similar post graduate qualification is advantageous.
  • Proven track record of success in executive leadership roles:
  • Executive Management experience of 5+ years in a substantial (medium to large) financial services business is essential.
  • A variety and/or functional breadth of increasingly senior positions, with an emphasis on operations and commercial roles
  • Substantial experience of 5+ years in leading transformational change, delivering a profit-and-loss statement, and representing the company externally.
  • Strategic (company-first) decision making and sound judgement.
  • Entrepreneurial orientation and risk taking
  • Relationship building with interpersonal skills.
  • Advantageous if individual has strong relationships and positive reputation with external stakeholders, e.g., investors, customers, suppliers, regulators, community leaders and board members.
  • Resilience and stamina – in/for a high performance-driven environment within the Kenyan macro-economic context
  • Responsiveness – to all stakeholders, including customers,
  • Mobilisation and motivation through leaders and managing teams with active support of service-oriented leaders.
  • Must include transformational leadership.
  • Excellent communication skills, including public speaking.
  • Well presented
  • Management of personal effectiveness: impeccable work ethic, strong moral compass, authenticity, humility, transparency, objective/objectivity, courage/boldness, and decisiveness, self-awareness, emotional intelligence (EQ)
  • Commitment to ethical business practices
  • Adaptability - to adapt to changes: in the market and economy, in the company, customer needs, and to take risks when necessary.
  • Sales leadership
  • Ability to travel.
  • Have a point of view on a wide variety of societal and environmental issues and

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent Contract
  • Willing and able to work in Nairobi, Kenya

 

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to srabsch@caglobalint.com  

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

 

Shearidan Rabsch

Recruitment Manager

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 Category308989

Job Reference: SR-CEO-KEN-001

Reference No. CDTRHTO

Reference Number: CDTRHTO

 

Job Description:

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

 

Responsibilities:

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

 

Behavioral Competencies

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

 

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

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

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

 

General Experience

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

 

Managerial Experience

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

 

Additional

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

 

 

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Chalden Du Toit at cdutoit@caglobalint.com

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

 

Chalden Du Toit

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 Category308995

Job Reference: CDTRHTO

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@caglobalint.com

 

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Banking and Finance | Africa

CA Global Finance

 

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Job Reference: BLRCDT-MCREA

Reference No. SRBLR-LEGA-PE-002

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

 

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

 

Reference Number: SRBLR-LEGA-PE-002

 

Job Summary:

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

 

Responsibilities:

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

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

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

 

Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Rwanda and open to further relocation later if required.
  • Suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Shearidan Rabsch at srabsch@caglobalint.com

 

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Shearidan Rabsch

Recruitment Manager - Global

Banking & Finance

 

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Job Reference: SRBLR-LEGA-PE-002

Reference No. LC02

Non-executive Directors ( Decision-making / Reviewing / Risk Management) – Maputo, Mozambique

Reference Number: LC01

Job Description:

A client of ours is looking for a Non-executive Director. Directors need to be aware that they are personally subject to statutory duties in their capacity as directors of a company. In addition, the company as a separate legal entity is subject to statutory controls and the directors are responsible for ensuring that the company complies with such statutory controls. The Companies Act codified certain common law and equitable duties of directors for the first time. The act sets out the general duties of directors, which are:

  • To act within powers in accordance with the company’s constitution and to use those powers only for the purposes for which they were conferred.
  • To promote the success of the company for the benefit of its members.
  • To exercise independent and impartial judgement.
  • To exercise reasonable care, skill, and diligence.
  • To avoid conflicts of interest.
  • Not to accept benefits from third parties.
  • To declare an interest in a proposed transaction or arrangement.

Responsibilities shall include:

Non-executive directors should:

  • Bring a genuinely independent and external perspective to stimulate board debate and enhance decision-making.
  • Provide value-added input to strategy and strategic development.
  • Act in the best interests of the company as a whole.

NEDs should also assist in carrying out the duties of the board, such as:

  • Reviewing, approving and ongoing monitoring of the strategic plan.
  • Checking organizational capability concerning stated objectives.
  • Reviewing financial performance against targets.
  • Raising capital.
  • Reviewing any significant changes in the company, such as financial or administrative structures.
  • Providing advice on significant investments or divestments.
  • Monitoring legal, ethical, risk and environmental compliance (ESG).
  • Appointing senior management.

Non-executive directors: must also:

  • Act as a catalyst for change and challenge the status quo when appropriate.
  • Maintain the highest ethical standards, probity, and integrity of the company.
  • Help the executive team manage risk.
  • Play a lead role in board committees.
  • Play an active role in helping the CEO manage their executive team, including new appointments.
  • Have specific and relevant training for the role.
  • Non-executive directors are expected to focus on board matters and not stray into ‘executive direction’ thus providing an independent view of the company that is removed from the day-to-day running.
  • Have broad experience in the field of banking combined with specialized knowledge in a specific field (e.g., and/or IT / Legal / Finance / Banking / Risk/ ESG / Executive Management / FinTech).

Qualifications & skills required:

  • Strategic Thinking.
  • Effective Communication.
  • Good Decision Making.
  • Leadership.

 

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Linda Carstens at licarstens@caglobalint.com

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Recruitment Consultant

CA Global Finance

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Job Reference: LC02

Eastern Africa
Posted 1 year ago
Reference No. CDTHOCF

Job Description:

 

Reporting to the Head of Capital Markets Ltd, the Head of Corporate Finance will be responsible to grow the business of the unit in a strong and sustainable manner within relevant laws and regulations as well as internal company policies, guidelines, rules and regulations.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Devise short term and long-term strategies and plans to meet the objectives of the corporate finance business
  • Drive the implementation of approved strategies and plans to deliver the objectives
  • Deepen working relationships with the Bank and other entities of the Group towards developing a pipeline and proposing appropriate solutions to clients
  • Identify potential targets for Transaction Advisory services, covering DCM, ECM, M&A and Private Equity, among others
  • Develop a network of Investors, Financial Intermediaries and DFI’s who can support in raising capital for prospects
  • Develop business cases and present them to top management for approval and endorsement
  • Ensure that product and/or service problems are effectively resolved in a timely manner
  • Ensure an optimum structure with the required staffing skills and competencies to deliver set objectives
  • Effectively lead and manage the corporate finance team towards optimal performance
  • Ensure effective management of company resources

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • University Degree in Finance/Accounting/Statistics or related field
  • A postgraduate degree, CFA or any other relevant professional qualification would be a definite advantage
  • At least 10 years of relevant experience out of which 5 years shall be at a senior position in a financial institution
  • Cross sector and product experience and full understanding of Debt Capital Markets, Equity Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Advisory
  • Good knowledge of Corporate Finance, Investments, Valuation and Financial Modelling
  • Strong strategy and business planning skills
  • Ability to build and optimise stakeholder networks
  • Strong leadership and people development capabilities
  • Excellent contact in the industry and a strong track record in deal execution
  • Conversant with relevant legislation
  • Ability to produce high quality output within tight deadlines

                                        

 

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Chalden Du Toit at cdutoit@caglobalint.com

 

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Chalden du Toit

Recruitment Consultant  

CA Finance

 

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Job Reference: CDTHOCF

Reference No. SRCDTCRM

Reference Number: SRCDTCRM

 

Job Description:

A leading International Bank based in kenya, is looking for a Senior Manager in Group Model Risk Validation who will be responsible for End to End validatation of the Credit Risk models for both Retail and wholesale portfolios.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Carrying out end to end Credit Risk model validation for both retail and wholesale portfolios and create model validation report
  • Indepth understanding of Credit Model developemnt best practises
  • Develop alternate Model for Validation where applicable
  • Manage the policies and procedures.
  • Model inventory Management.

 

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

 

  • Indepth knowlwdge in Statistical and ML model developemnt
  • Proficent in Python coding
  • Proficiency in MS office tools
  • Relevant and apt knowledge in banking technologies and automation tools.

Key Critical Competencies

 

  • Minimum of a University Degree relevant to financial services.
  • At least 5 years experience in Python coding
  • Alteast 5 years experience in Machine Learning and Statistical model developemnt

Effective application of industry guidelines, bank policies and relevant legal regulations to successfully meet the desired compliance standards

 

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Chalden Du Toit at cdutoit@caglobalint.com

 

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Chalden du Toit

Recruitment Consultant  

CA Finance

 

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Job Reference: SRCDTCRM

Reference No. CDTRL1

Job Description:

Our client within the financial sector, who forms part of a leading Mauritian bank is currently looking for a Risk lead, who would be Reporting functionally to the Risk Management Committee of the client, and administratively to the Chief Executive Officer of the company, the incumbent will be responsible for driving the risk management function of the company with a view to protecting economic value and supporting sustainable growth in line with the strategic goals of the Cluster and within the limits of agreed risk appetite and limits set by the Board and/or through regulatory guidelines/requirements.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that policies and procedures are developed and regularly updated
  • Drive an appropriate risk culture within the cluster
  • Design and maintain appropriate risk metrics within the different areas of risk including, but not limited to, credit risk, market risk, liquidity risk, operational risk, reputational risk and IT risk
  • Develop and use appropriate tools, methodologies and models to measure and manage risks
  • Ensure that appropriate dashboards and databases are maintained
  • Report to the Board/Board Risk Committee on risk practices and adherence to risk management norms
  • Conduct stress testing on a regular basis
  • Liaise with the credit underwriting function
  • Monitor the adoption of appropriate security and data integrity standards and configurations across software solutions deployed
  • Work with the companies business and control functions, as well as with the risk functions of the Group entities to continuously enhance the risk management function
  • Conduct risk assessments on new products and client segments
  • Adhere to high ethical standards and comply with all regulations/applicable laws
  • Ensure high level of service standards including level of ethics and integrity in line with the banks values
  • Ensure that an optimum structure with the required staffing skills and competencies exists to deliver set objectives
  • Effectively lead and manage the team towards optimal performance
  • Ensure effective management of company resources

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Post graduate qualifications in Accounting/Finance/Economics/Financial Risk Management or any other relevant field or equivalent professional qualification
  • 7+ years’ experience in Financial/Risk Management of which 2 years must be at a supervisory level
  • Thorough knowledge of financial services business, global trends and regulatory requirements
  • Excellent Analytical, Problem Solving and Decision-Making skills
  • Strong Leadership and Interpersonal and Coaching skills
  • Ability to relate market/economy knowledge and trends to the business, anticipating potential risks and impacts

 

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Chalden Du Toit at cdutoit@caglobalint.com

 

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Chalden Du Toit

Recruitment Consultant

CA Finance

 

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Job Reference: CDTRL1

Reference No. SRCDTHOCRA

Job Description:

The Head of Compliance Risk Assessment, Governance & Testing shall support the Group Director, CFCC by delivering the strategy and execution of the Compliance, Financial Crime Risk and Conduct Risk assessment programs for the Group. This includes performance of annual Risk and Control assessments for Compliance, FCR and Conduct. In addition, the role is responsible for monitoring client risk and control activities, performance and validation of cyclical activities such as monthly financial crime risk management initiatives, control enhancing and testing, incident research, data acquisition and validation, leading remediation as required and other ad hoc control initiatives, and projects. The role holder will also lead key Governance, Compliance Testing and Enforcement activities, along with the relevant strategic and operational MIs into the various executive and board committees as well as other workgroups

 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leading the Compliance, Financial Crime Risk and Conduct Risk assessment programs, including the integration of related activities with the ERMF and other risk management frameworks in the Group.
  • Collaborates with stakeholders from Risk and the business to develop tactical and strategic solutions to enhance and streamline the risk assessment processes for Compliance, FC and Conduct.
  • Lead Compliance, FC and Conduct risk assessment, oversight, governance and testing meetings. Also responsible for the overall programs including ongoing process improvements, managing and tracking assessment activities, and follow-up of assigned actions.
  • Lead the design and delivery of a portfolio of Compliance, FC and Conduct risk tests scripts to monitor compliance with regulation and internal policy.
  • Oversight and delivery of Compliance, FC and Conduct ongoing scenarios assessment workshops, so that Group anticipates threats, assesses vulnerabilities, and ensures readiness and resiliency.
  • Compilation, validation and monthly delivery of Group Compliance, FC and Conduct risk appetite monitoring, including escalations, referrals, and tracking.
  • Analyze compliance, FC and conduct risk events, perform root cause analysis on respective controls and ensure remediation is well designed to avoid repeat of risks and/or issues.
  • Support the Business teams in Compliance, FC and Conduct risk self-identification processes and ensure self-identified issues in relation to first line controls are well analyzed and documented with properly designed remediating actions, and track actions to completion.
  • Engage in risk discussions with internal/external auditors, regulators and other risk functions within the Group.
  • Provide leadership to team members and support in leading the larger Risk & Compliance organization across the Group

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Master’s degree plus relevant professional qualifications such as CAMS, ICA.
  • Requires 15+ years of professional experience and 6+ years of management experience.

 

Critical Skills:

  • No less than 12 years of compliance, financial crime and conduct risk management experience, with significant portion in risk assessment, governance and testing within a large international bank.
  • Strong understanding of compliance, FC and conduct risk obligations and requirements within the banking industry.
  • Good experience in leveraging analytics and technology solutions to manage risk assessments and other initiatives.
  • Critical thinking skills to understand and analyze complex problems.
  • Effective communicator with strong writing and verbal abilities to communicate across all levels of the Group.
  • Ability to develop strong relationships and collaborate with senior business and function leaders to influence change.
  • Proven focus on deliverables, organized, and ability to manage multiple high priority deliverables.
  • Self-starter, highly organized, and detailed-oriented.
  • Strategic and critical thinking and the ability to concisely convey complex regulatory concepts and possible solution sets.
  • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills
  • Exercise high level of discretion and confidentiality due to the sensitive nature of the scope of work.
  • Extremely detail oriented with ability to elevate details into strategies.

 

 

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Chalden Du Toit at cdutoit@caglobalint.com

 

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Chalden du Toit

Recruitment Consultant  

CA Finance

 

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Job Reference: SRCDTHOCRA

Reference No. CDTHOTM

Job Description:

An International Banking client of ours is looking for a Head Of Trading who will be reporting to the Head of Financial Markets. They will be responsible for generating revenue, increasing profitability and market share within the limits of the risk management policy of the bank and regulatory limits as set by the Central Bank. The Head will manage an experienced trading desk, centralizing orders from different business units, and understand risks at different degrees and correlation levels covering the Rates, Credit, Commodities, FX and Regulatory parts.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Create, develop and deliver category strategies to achieve Sales targets including:
    • Give USDMUR transfer price accordingly
    • Change price on supply/demand
  • Carry out detailed financial evaluation of Sales, contribution to Profit on Exchange and margin for key initiatives
  • Develop and lead strategies for potential new Sales territories and Trading markets
  • Full understanding of local and international market dynamics. Knowledgeable of various Global Markets products in Rates/Credit and Commodities including other derivatives that can be used to achieve targets without exposing the Bank to unnecessary risk
  • Work in the pricing, risk management and development of a wide variety of products and operate across different platforms in the European, US and Asian markets
  • Tactical trading in Rates, FX and Commodities to deliver performance vs Budgets, identify and address risk and maximize opportunities. Build on the organization’s trading by formulating options or hedging strategies including but not limited to:
    • Proprietary Trading in G10 currencies
    • Manage flows from Sales Team
    • Monitor USDMUR position of the bank
    • Hedge USDMUR accordingly using different asset classes
    • Monitor correlation in Rates/FX/Commodities and optimize new trading/hedging opportunities
    • Good charting skills sets
  • Direct compliance to trade controls to safeguard organization’s trading positions
  • Identify developments in products and maintains business relationships with stakeholders
  • Technical Analysis:
    • Chart study in FX/Commodities/Rates
    • Elliot Wave analysis
  • Training of staffs:
    • Technical Analysis training
    • Basic concepts of USDMUR pricing
  • Prepare and present strategic papers to Risk and other high level committees.
  • Ensure adherence to policies & procedures, legal and ethical requirements, audit requirements and established risk guidelines.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • BSc and/or postgraduate/Professional Qualification in Finance/Mathematics or any other related field
  • At least 10 years of successful experience in Trading in international markets
  • Ability to lead, coach and mentor teams
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills
  • Excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal and critical thinking skills
  • Strong strategy and business planning skills
  • Strong leadership and people development capabilities

 

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Chalden Du Toit at Cdutoit@caglobalint.com

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Chalden Du Toit

Recruitment Specialist   

CA Global Finance

 

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Job Reference: CDTHOTM

Reference No. CDTSSL

Sustainability Specialist  (Supply Chain / Quality Assurance  / Clothing / Manufacturing) – Nairobi, Kenya

 

Reference Number: CDTSSL

 

Job Description:

An International clothing manufacturing client of ours is looking for a Sustainability Specialist who will be responsible for supporting and advising the business to ensure that all supply chain operations vendors lead in social and environmental sustainability. They will Implement all activities aimed at assuring cutsewfinishlaundary fabric millssundries suppliers meet TOE and legal requirements. They will also Operationalize Sustainability in Value Chain- upstream, instream and downstream, and Manage all works on Sustainability so as to support North East Asia growth as a source base and key market. They will need to positively influence and educate vendor partners, other stakeholders and employees, on environmental and social issues.

 

Job Purpose:

  • Person to provide business support and advice on Terms of Engagement, legal compliance as well as verify that all the company’s approved garment and fabric manufacturers are in compliance with legal requirements.
  • Build and manage the companies relationships with Sustainability related external stakeholders, including NGOs, third-party providers, government, and other brands.
  • Monitor changes in local social, Health & Safety and environmental sustainability laws and regulations and works with his/her Manager to ensure the companies policies and standards evolve to meet local requirements.
  • Manage potential alerts driven mainly by external request or out of the companies monitoring programs.
  • Ensure timely and successful Implementation of the Sustainability Programs- Sustainability Vendor Model, Worker Well- Being, Supply Chain Scope Expansion, Chemical Management, Water Strategy, SAC- HIGG Index Self-Assessment, any other as developed by Global.
  • Ensures that supply chain vendors are consistently capturing and reporting social Health & Safety and environmental sustainability data to the companies data systems.
  • Reporting to the different internal and external stakeholders to assure legal and TOE compliance, as well Key Performance Indicator’s assuring accuracy and according to the deadlines requested.
  • Overviews and manage to external consultants, external monitors North East Asia for Environmental, Health&Safety knowledge and capacity building.  
  • Support partnership with ILO Better Work for Cambodia and Vietnam.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Ensure supply chain operations and vendors meet the companies social and environmental, health and safety standards and policies (approximately 70%)

 

  • Works with suppliers, GSC partners – PD&S, third party service providers, other brands, government, and civil society to understand & improve the overall sustainability status of supply chain. 
  • Collaborates with suppliers, GSC and other stakeholders to analyze supplier performance, identifying areas for improvement.
  • Works with suppliers, GSC and other stakeholders to enhance supplier management systems, management and worker training and capacity building projects (e.g. BSR, ILO, IFC projects) to ensure continuous improvement on the companies social and environmental standards.
  • Works with suppliers to ensure timely, accurate reporting on the companies Sustainability data requirements.
  • Investigate any allegations against the reputation of the company in terms of sustainability related activities & provide recommendation to resolve the issues in a sustainable manner.
  • Support in developing & rolling out sustainability related programs
  • Follow up, manage, report on sustainability related programs independently
  • Provides advice, guidance, and education to GSC functions on social and environmental sustainability standards, procedures, and program initiatives.

 

Manage external information and relationships (approximately 30%)*

 

  • Monitor relevant changes in social and environmental sustainability laws and regulations.
  • Work with Director Asia and regional project managers to ensure that the companies policies and standards are relevant to local laws and practice.
  • Build and manage the companies relationships with Sustainability related external stakeholders, including NGOs, third-party providers, government, and other brands.
  • Lead response to Sustainability Alerts with advice of Director Sustainability Asia and Sub Sahara 

 

Key relationships/Peers:

 

  • External: Code of Conduct and Environmental Managers for other Global Brands, NGOs, Trade Unions, External Service Providers on Terms of Engagement, ILO, BSR.
  • Internal: Regional Managers, SSM, Legal, Community Affairs Managers, Foundation regional manager  and  fabric sourcing manager, Quality assurance, Finishing Engineer and Corporate Communication .

 

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Master’s degree in Business Management Social Work with specialization in Labor Laws & Industrial relationshipsEnvironment Health & Safety. 
  • 5 years’ experience in the same or related field with other brandsretails reputed buying houseNGO or third party service provider.
  • Experience of performing Social and Environmental Health & Safety assessments independently, Knowledge of textile industry, local laws & other legislations.
  • Good communication skills – Writing and speaking  – English and local language, Good computer knowledge, Good  inter personal relationships, Good analytical skills 

 

Primarily works from home.  Position will require domestic and international (geo scope) travel to suppliers and global programs (approximately 25% of time)

 

Job requires the following physical activities: travel to geographical countries, computer use.

 

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Chalden Du Toit at Cdutoit@caglobalint.com

 

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Chalden Du Toit

Recruitment Specialist 

CA Global Finance

 

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Job Reference: CDTSSL

Reference No. SRBLR-HPM-003

Job Description:

Our banking client is currently recruiting a Head of Portfolio Management to be based in Khartoum, Sudan, reporting to the Director of Investment Department.  The incumbent will Lead, direct, and coordinate the activities of the portfolio management division.   Responsible for the supervision of the banks externally managed investment portfolios in accordance with relevant guidelines, investment policies, criteria and processes as outlined in the investment procedures and evaluation of their performance against risk/ return objectives and criteria.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Implement and develop investment policies and strategies for the Portfolio Management Division to enhance returns and reduce risks
  • Formulate, develop, and implement the portfolio management division’s strategy and business planning process in accordance with the bank’s general strategy.
  • Develop and implement short- and medium-term operational plans and budgets, including key performance indicators
  • Provide the necessary data for the draft annual budget and the draft five-year plan.
  • Supervise the implementation of best practices regarding investment procedures identifying areas for improvement, and submitting recommendations to the Investment Director
  • Recommend the development of investment-related strategies and procedures necessary for achieving optimal investment performance, including recommendations for change in asset allocation and rebalancing
  • Supervise the division’s activities, activating its resources, and managing its priorities
  • Ensure implementation of the bank’s investment decisions
  • Follow up on the process of monitoring and evaluating external investment managers, custodians and creditors and recommend changes when necessary
  • Ensure and follow up on external investment managers and securities lending custodian’s adherence to the banks investment directives.
  • Ensure compliance with investment policies and procedures approved by the Board of Directors
  • Periodic review of the strategic asset allocation, outlining of investment policy, and provision of recommendations to management
  • Supervise the preparation of requests for proposals sent to investment managers, securities, and lending custodians in accordance with approved policies and procedures, and submit evaluation results to the Director, Investment
  • Supervise the conducting of due diligence for new investment managers securities, lending custodians in accordance with the approved policies and procedures
  • Supervise the coordination with the treasury division to periodically follow up on the status of externally managed liquid portfolios
  • Supervise the coordination with the Financial Affairs Department (investment accounting) on issues related to investments and calculating management and custody fees
  • Establish, maintain, and improve relationships with investment managers, custodians, securities lenders and advisors through correspondence, meetings and discussions to ensure adequate relationships are in place
  • Organizing periodic meetings with current investment managers, custodians, securities lenders, and advisors to discuss issues related to the bank’s investments and opportunities
  • Follow up on preparing and submitting periodic reports to management, the investment committee, and the Board of Directors
  • Oversee the process of evaluating portfolio performance against risk/return
  • Prepare studies as required by management
  • Participation in forums and conferences related to investments
  • Coordinate with the advisor on all or some of the investment-related activities and issues whenever necessary
  • Lead the portfolio division team to ensure that they receive appropriate technical support and direction
  • Provide clear direction, prioritize tasks, assign and delegate responsibilities, and monitor workflow
  • Plan, manage and review individual performance, provide feedback periodically, develop and train regularly, and take immediate action when necessary

 

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Compliance with the bank’s regulations and rules in all aspects of work
  • Continuously ensure the quality of work for all activities related to the department
  • Completion of other related work assigned by the direct supervisor

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • University degree in financial management, business administration, statistics, or its equivalent
  • Masters or equivalent preferred
  • A professional certificate in the investment field is preferred, for example (CFA or its equivalent)
  • At least 8 years of similar experience in asset management companies or international financial institutions and investment banks, preferably at least 3 years of which in a leadership position in similar international institutions
  • Fluency in Arabic in addition to English and (or) French, and knowledge of both is preferred

 

Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency in the use of computers and software related to investment and statistics, including for example, the Bloomberg information Platform
  •  High capabilities with methods of research, analysis, evaluation and reading of statistical models in the field of investment management, portfolios, trading and the performance of portfolio managers across fixed income, stocks, hedge funds and risk management
  • Full knowledge of investment concepts, terminology, models, investment strategies and treasury activities
  • The ability to analyze and evaluate the risks and performance of investment managers
  • Extensive knowledge of investment concepts, methods, and statistical models
  • High skills in managing investments and investment portfolios, knowledge of financial markets and preparing studies
  • Financial and economic analysis, knowledge of financial markets, the investment environment, and mechanisms for dealing with them
  • Analytical skills and high abilities in the use of computers and software related to investment statistics and management tasks

 

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Shearidan Rabsch at srabsch@caglobalint.com

 

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

 

Shearidan Rabsch

Managing 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 Reference: SRBLR-HPM-003