eritrea

Eritrea is largely an agriculture based economy. The country’s economy predominantly consists of: Industry – food processing, beverages, clothing and textiles; Agriculture – Sorghum, lentils, vegetables, corn, livestock and fish; Exports -Livestock, sorghum, textiles, food, small manufactures. The currency used in Eritrea is the Eritrean nakfa.

Current Job Openings in eritrea

Reference No. MTBFCA3

Reference Number: MTBFCA3

Job Description:

Our client, a private equity fund with a global presence, is seeking a high-level Regional Credit Analyst to oversee the East African region portfolio of clients from a credit perspective. The primary responsibility is to ensure thorough understanding, ongoing monitoring, and effective management of the credit risk associated with these borrowers, from their introduction into the fund until full repayment of their loans. The successful candidate will serve as a key contact and representative for the group in the East African region and must be capable of managing office operations as needed.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Credit Analysis:
  • Critically analyze a client’s business upfront and on an ongoing basis ensuring the Credit Risk is understood, monitored, and managed.
  • Rate clients through rating model and analyze & comment on financial statements.
  • Prepare and be primarily responsible for credit applications with input from originators.
  • Analyze, interpret & interrogate financial models and check assumptions to ensure appropriate models are presented to the Committee for approval.
  • Client visits upon onboarding and full independent credit analysis for each new transaction.
  • Evaluate and monitor collateral and other credit risk mitigations.
  • Presentation to Riparian Credit Committee and other company Committees where appropriate.
  • Manage all credit related matters on a portfolio of clients from pre-approval to disbursement to post trade disbursement monitoring.
  • Manage portfolio of clients within an acceptable NPL ratio.
  • Perform annual reviews, quarterly one pager on high level risks and issues, challenge credit applications, stress test, collateral evaluation & monitoring, payment behavior & history.
  • Follow up on roll report, approve smart arrears.
  • Country, industry, covenants monitoring, breaches, monitoring credit exposures, own credit exposure and maintain client relationships.
  • Systematic review of financials at borrower level. Quarterly stress testing of client profile considering a) country analysis b) collateral changes c) industry analysis d) monthly stress testing of LTV potential shortfall where relevant. Monthly/quarterly frequency with review in appropriate committee (at least for part of D). Periodic review of Expected Credit Loss assumptions.
  • Timely identification of high-risk exposures for transfer to the Proactive Risk Management list. Develop stress testing framework.

 

  1. Country Risk Analysis:
  • Analyze trends and developments where the companies’ borrowers are and suggest mitigation strategies where necessary.
  • Active oversight of country developments (economic growth, political developments, upcoming elections).
  • Leverage existing S&P ratings, periodic one-pager on country development with clients’ exposures, level of comfort.
  • Monitor Country Risk Exposure and report aggregate credit exposure at country level.
  • Stress testing of credit exposure at country level across all borrowers within a country.
  • Report to appropriate committees on a regular basis with country overview.

 

  1. Credit Approvals:
  • Responsible for credit paper and taking deals through the credit process from origination to post close monitoring.
  • Pre-trade approvals – provide guidance on credit appetite and deal structuring before presentation to Credit Committee
  • Approve/escalate margin calls as appropriate.
  • Ensure deals are legally structured in accordance with credit conditions and approvals.
  • Approval of non-standard settlements and legal terms, escalation (e.g. longer cure period, longer close out, longer termination period). Determine appropriate LMT terms (limits monitoring, margin payments, termination). Legal & Credit to work together to reach satisfactory outcomes in legal agreements with terms impacting Credit.
  • Approval of collateral managers/monitors where required and maintain list of approved collateral managers.
  • Ensure relevant representation of industry experts for transactions as part of the Credit process (e.g. expertise in collateral management for particular commodities).
  • Ensure conditions are fully closed at or prior to deal closing.
  • Perform other ad-hoc tasks e.g. take minutes at Credit Committees, handle queries, report on the portfolio, etc.

 

Requirements:

  1. Essential Qualification:
  • First Degree or equivalent in Finance, Accounting or Economics
  • MBA, (CA) or equivalent is an added advantage.

 

  1. Key Criteria Experience:
  • Corporate / SME Credit Analyst
  • Trade Finance/Structured Trade Finance/Working Capital Finance/Supply Chain Finance Experience
  • Africa Experience

 

  1. Essential Experience:
  • 3 years Credit Analysis
  • 2 years Wholesale/Investment/Business Banking
  • 2 years solid understanding of finance and risk related matters affecting the company.
  • 2 years In-depth experience in portfolio and risk management
  • 3 years proficient use of Microsoft Office with Excel and Word at an advanced level.
  • 2 years’ experience doing business in Africa.

 

  1. Essential Knowledge:
  • Write technical and non-technical communication, including developing appropriate reports for stakeholders relating to clients & deals.
  • Analyse and improve policies and procedures in accordance with best practice.
  • Analyse, interpret and understand financial statements and complex financial models with an understanding of accounting practices, legal, tax, industry and regulatory requirements.
  • Collect and analyse appropriate data to recognize key themes and trends and take appropriate action on existing or new deals in the portfolio.

 

  1. Essential Skills:
  • Strong Verbal communication (Negotiation)
  • Written communication
  • Planning & organizing
  • Compliance
  • Networking & connecting
  • Time management
  • Maintaining long term relationships

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Full time position based remotely anywhere in East Africa
  • Great package on offer
  • Willingness to travel from time to time for the company.

 

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Matthew Taylor at mataylor@caglobalint.com

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

 

Matthew Taylor

Recruitment Specialist

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 Features

Job Category308989

Job Reference: MTBFCA3

Reference No. LJ-SR-0012

The Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) will, in conjunction with the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”), be expected to play a lead role in the day-to-day running of the business in Malawi including providing direction and leadership toward the achievement of the organisation’s strategic business plan objectives and annual goals.

 

Key Deliverables of the Chief Operating Officer:

 

Product and systems knowledge:

  • Ensure full understanding of the businesses operating systems and applications and become the custodian of the businesses Malawi 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 (SOP’s) 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 Skill

  • A relevant tertiary qualification is essential.
  • A post graduate qualification will be advantageous

 

Experience / Background Preference

  • 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 Malawi 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

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following:

  • 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 and 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. A strong command of English, both written and verbal is a requirement of the job.

 

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

 

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 Features

Job Category308989

Job Reference: LJ-SR-0012

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.

Apply now

Job Features

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

 

Apply now

Job Features

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 Features

Job Category308980

Job Reference: AMCDT04

Reference No. SR-SFO-TRIV-002

 

 

 

 

 

CA Global Headhunters has been retained by ATIDI based in Nairobi, Kenya to recruit for this position. For more information on ATIDI please visit their website www.atidi.africa. Should you meet the minimum requirements and wish to apply for the position please apply directly to CA Global Headhunters.

 

Reference Number: SR-SFO-TRIV-002

 

Nature and Scope:

Under the supervision of and reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Senior Finance Officer-Treasury and Investment, will be responsible for developing ATIDI’s Investment and Treasury Strategy, Funding Strategy and Asset Liability Management as well as managing and monitoring treasury and investments performance; managing and monitoring the funding structure, economic capital and ensuring capital adequacy and liquidity.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • In charge of developing ATIDI’s investment strategy, capital management strategy and asset liability management strategy;
  • Develop ATIDI’s investment policy, funding strategy and liquidity management strategy;
  • Develop, monitor and manage ATIDI’s bank relationships;
  • Identify fund managers for approval by the CFO and the Management Investment Committee (MIC);
  • Manage the performance of fund managers including setting appropriate performance benchmarks and ensuring that these benchmarks are achieved;
  • Give professional advice on strategic and tactical asset allocation;
  • Manage long-term and short-term cash flow and working capital /liquidity management;
  • Manage balance sheet and day to day liquidity to support the business needs;
  • Balance Sheet Optimisation;
  • Responsible for assets and liability matching, currency risk management and risk mitigation strategies such as hedging;
  • Forecast medium and long-term funding requirements;
  • Design and implementation of strategies to mitigate risks such as financial risk, market risk, credit risk, liquidity risks and capital management risks;
  • Manage and monitor treasury and investments;
  • Analyse and optimize investments return;
  • Oversee the work of the treasury and investments department and ensure that all transactions are properly booked in an accurate and timely manner;
  • Review all investment accounts and ensure balance sheet reconciliations are done on a monthly basis and all reconciling items are resolved in a timely manner and that all balances are agreed with all counterparties;
  • Ensure valuations of all investments is conducted in accordance with IFRS and advise on compliance with IFRS on our investments and capital strategies;
  • Explore and propose new investment opportunities and different classes of investment to the MIC;
  • Produce monthly report and dashboards on investments including the macro and microeconomic outlooks guiding the short term and long-term investment strategy;
  • Coordinate with bank and asset managers;
  • Work closely with the Membership Department/Unit to manage capital (update on share valuation recommendation, dividends, share buy-back, etc.);
  • Work on due diligence processes for financial institutions and other investment proposals;
  • Prepare Management and Board investment reports;
  • Implement effective people management initiatives including:
  • Monitoring workflow, volume of work deliverables and the delivery of work of direct reports;
  • Assisting team members in outlining their professional development goals and identifying any need for and monitoring “on the job training”; mentoring and coaching team members;
  • Ensuring the efficient and fair assignment of work to direct reports; and
  • Providing ongoing informal and formal feedback to direct reports and ensuring direct reports who are primary supervisors provide similar feedback to those they supervise.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned to you from time to time.

 

Role Specifications:

  • A Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA), Finance or Accounting Option;
  • Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting or Finance;
  • Professional investment qualifications e.g. CFA;
  • Membership of a professional body such as CA, ICPAK, CIMA, ACCA or similar bodies;
  • A minimum of twelve (12) years relevant Investment and Treasury experience;
  • Knowledge in strategy development;
  • Knowledge in policy development;
  • Knowledge of and experience working in an Investment & Treasury function;
  • In-depth understanding of the global fixed income market and investments;
  • Knowledge and experience in foreign currency hedging strategies, cash flow forecasting and debt sourcing skills;
  • Good understanding of Solvency II and RBC;
  • Microsoft excel modelling capabilities;
  • Risk management skills;
  • Strong analytical skills with a high level of accuracy and attention to details;
  • Strong planning and organizing skills;
  • Proactive and autonomous;
  • Proficiency in standard office computer applications;
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Excellent communication (oral, written and presentation) and interpersonal skills;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English. French will be an advantage; and
  • Demonstrate ATIDI's core values - unity of purpose, customer first approach, integrity, getting it first the right time and creativity.

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • 3-year contract
  • Willing and able to relocate to Nairobi, Kenya
  • Only qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

Please submit an Application Letter, Personal History Form, CV, plus details of your current remuneration package along with details of three referees to atidi-recruitment@caglobalint.com

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Job Reference: SR-SFO-TRIV-002

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

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Job Category308995

Job Reference: CDTRHTO

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

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Banking & Finance

 

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: SRBLR-LEGA-PE-002

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

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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

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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 Category308989

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

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CA Finance

 

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: SRCDTHOCRA

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

 

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Shearidan Rabsch

Managing Consultant

CA Finance

 

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: SRBLR-HPM-003

Reference No. CDTBE1

Reference Number: CDTBE1

 

Job Description:

Our leading banking client is currently recruiting an Economist/Partnership Expert for the East & Southern Africa region.

The incumbent will be responsible for consolidating the company’s partnership with countries, international financial organizations, and institutions through financing projects in the public sector and technical assistance operations.

 

Technical Responsibilities:

  • Establishing contacts with beneficiary countries in the West and Central African region whose affairs they have been assigned to pursue by the Head of the Unit
  • Evaluating the economic situation and the needs of recipient countries for resources and technical support operations with appropriate terms and conditions for projects and operations, to be submitted to the company’s management
  • Preparing special studies on the promising economic sectors and/or those which the company is interested to consider and cover in its future plans
  • Coordinating with the head of the unit with regard to the studies and reports that he is required to prepare, especially those related to the preparation of a record of the projects under consideration, the annual lending program, and the annual program of technical assistance operations that materialize into annual programs for cooperation with states
  • Conducting the required financial analysis and feasibility assessment of the projects and operations assigned to him/her and preparing reports to assess the general and sectoral economic conditions, reports of the payment status of the beneficiary countries, and reports covering the activities of financing and development institutions operating in these countries
  • Preparing and updating memoranda of cooperation with African countries, following up on them and constantly updating their data
  • Follow up on the economic indicators issued by the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the African Bank and other Arab financial institutions related to the countries that he/she is responsible for following up
  • Participation in evaluation missions for projects financed by the company
  • Supervising the review of feasibility studies financed by the company
  • Review requests for loan disbursement and technical assistance
  • Arrange to receive delegations and make the necessary preparations in coordination with the Public Relations Division and work on preparing minutes of meetings, and any other organizational matters in order to make these visits a success
  • Participate in the organization of events and seminars concerned with Arab and African development affairs and work to encourage the participation of Arab investors in them in order to familiarize them with the available opportunities and to provide them with the necessary studies.
  • Introducing Arab products within the context of encouraging Arab-African trade exchange
  • Assist in developing new operations through missions, examining and evaluating requests from countries and regional organizations for financing and technical support operations from the company.
  • Reviewing requests for financing, collecting all information and data related to them, and submitting observations regarding them to the head of the unit.
  • Participating in the analysis, evaluation and follow-up of operations
  • Participating in preparing project approval reports and technical assistance operations
  • Participating in the organization of seminars and courses organized by the company, and working to encourage the participation of investors in such occasions and presenting to them the available investment opportunities, studies and information on these opportunities.
  • Providing the competent authorities within the company constantly with information concerning the beneficiary countries with regard to the various sectors, development institutions and public bodies
  • Searching for new areas for the company’s projects and operations in support of African countries that are alligned  with the company’s goals and strategies

 

Responsibilities:

  • Continuously ensuring the quality of work for all activities related to his/her tasks
  • Complying with the laws, regulations and instructions in force, and adhere to the rules and methods of work approved by the company
  • Perform other related tasks assigned to them by their direct superior

 

 

Requirements:

  • University degree in Economics or equivalent
  • Professional certificate s in the field of project management, evaluation, economic feasibility or equivalent is preferred
  • A similar experience of not less than 5 years, preferably at least two years in similar international institutions
  • Fluency in the Arabic and English is a must, fluency in French is a plus.

 

Skills:

Technical skills

  • Proficiency in the use of computer and software related to management of financing projects and functions.
  • High capacity in the preparation and follow-up of reports, performance indicators and data analysis.
  • Formulate and set goals with the ability to manage time and performance.
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations and legislation relating to job functions.
  • Ability to successfully change and disseminate leading practices.
  • Familiarity with the financial and economic analysis of projects.

 

Personal and behavioral skills

  • Maintain integrity and professional confidentiality and comply with rules and regulations.
  • Ability to work and lead in a multicultural environment.
  • Working under pressure with minimal supervision and attention to detail.
  • Having a sense of responsibility and initiative.
  • Ability to organize, coordinate, follow up and work in a team spirit.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Creative thinking and keeping pace with latest advances/trends.
  • Self-motivation, initiative and professionalism in performance with continuous learning and development.
  • Personal strength and tact.

 

 

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

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 Category308989

Job Reference: CDTBE1

Reference No. Reference Number: CDTALDOS1

Reference Number: CDTALDOS1

 

Job Description:

This role is primarily focused on providing leadership in relation to K-12 curriculum and encompasses responsibility for the academic care of all students, assisting the General Manager with leadership and management of all aspects of learning and teaching. It is the role of the Director of Studies to guide best practice in the delivery of high-quality teaching and learning programs.

The Director of Studies is a member of the school’s management team and chairs the heads of studies per school cycle.

The Director of Studies is a member of the school’s teaching community and as such, will participate in the regular life of the school.

 

Responsibilities:

The Director of Studies will work collaboratively with the General Manager regarding specific directions in pedagogy and curriculum in line with the overall vision for teaching & learning at the school. He/she will contribute to data-informed decision making for continuous improvement in the school’s academic outcomes.

The Director of Studies provides key administrative leadership in areas affecting the academic program of the school and has responsibility for the smooth running of the academic program in the following areas:

 

  • Academic Organization
  • Academic Guidance
  • Academic Compliance

Academic Organization

  • The development and oversight of the school timetable
  • Approving staff professional development applications
  • Supporting teacher accreditation processes for teachers, in liaison with the school Cambridge accreditation
  • Overseeing each department’s staffing allocations and timetable
  • Overseeing Academic Reporting processes
  • Overseeing organization of all examination and testing periods
  • Overseeing processes for recording assessment data
  • Calendar management in relation to external providers
  • Calendar management in relation to curriculum-based excursions
  • Attendance at and contribution to calendar meetings
  • Administration related to the curriculum, such as textbooks, practicum placements and examination timetables

Academic Guidance

  • Overseeing processes for, liaison with and provision of advice to students, teachers and parents on subject selection and subject and class changes
  • Working collaboratively with the General Manager in ensuring the delivery of quality teaching and learning programs, including programs of acceleration, extension, support and remediation, including differentiation at all levels, through liaison with heads of department
  • Liaison with the Careers Advisor on student career education programs
  • Provision of study skills advice to students and the development of student study skills program
  • Mentoring Heads of Department in areas of curriculum development and leadership attributes
  • Complaints management relating to academic matters: student complaints, teacher complaints, parent complaints
  • Monitoring student academic progress
  • Oversight of the selection of the recipients of annual academic awards

Academic Compliance

  • Compliance with the requirements of Cambridge International in relation to curriculum
  • Processes relating to Cambridge registration, including the maintenance of work samples, teaching programs, registers and assessments
  • Contribution to annual reporting requirements as related to curriculum and staff
  • professional learning

 

Requirements:

Within the context of the role described above, the ideal applicant will be someone who has:

  • Demonstrated the capacity to provide leadership in learning for the achievement of quality learning outcomes for all students
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills and the capacity to develop and sustain productive relationships within and beyond the school community
  • Capacity to use strategic thinking and analytical skills to contribute to educational outcomes of all students
  • Demonstrated support for and the capacity to develop and maintain an organizational culture based on ethical professional and personal behaviors and values
  • Demonstrated knowledge and interest in curriculum across all subject areas
  • Love of teaching and working with children
  • Ability to engage and inspire colleagues
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other teachers
  • Strong Information and Communication Technology skills
  • Ability to contribute to the life of the School
  • Support of the ethos of the School

 

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

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

Apply now

Job Features

Job Category308989

Job Reference: Reference Number: CDTALDOS1