Afreximbank: Manager, Equity Mobilisation & Investor Relations – Cairo, Egypt

Northern Africa
Posted 2 weeks ago

Reference No. LEEBLR57

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  Should you meet the minimum requirements and wish to apply for the position please apply directly to CA Global Headhunters.


Reference Number: LEEBLR57




Identify and target new investors and sell the Bank’s shares and other equity linked instruments to these investors as well as existing shareholders to enable the Bank to maintain a strong balance sheet position. Focus will be on African financial institutions, governments, corporations, and high net worth individuals. Engage in deal origination as well as structure and distribute the Bank’s equity instruments through primary and secondary market offerings. Experience in investment banking equity sales, IPO deal procedures, network of relationship with a wide range of African institutions and non-African institutions, African governments, and high net worth individuals, as well as the ability to cope in a target-driven environment are required to succeed in this role


  • Support the development of the Bank’s strategy in the area of raising equity capital and manage relationship with new and existing shareholders of the Bank on an ongoing basis with a long-term perspective; 
  • Pitch to targets about equity investment opportunities in the Bank’s and increase their level of commitment to the Bank’s equity pool; 
  • Attract relevant shareholders, in other African DFIs, that are fit for purpose, into the Bank’s register of shareholders; 
  • Analyze Afreximbank’s shareholder base and identify underweight or non-investors with whom Afreximbank ought to meet/develop a relationship; 
  • Work with team to achieve financial equity raising targets advised from time to time and required to support balance sheet growth  
  • Collaborate with the Communications Unit, to maintain and improve relations and communications between the organization and the investing public, shareholders and financial professionals to enhance the standing of the organization financial instruments; 
  • Lead the creation of presentations, press releases and other communication materials for earnings, industry events, and presentations to analysts and investors; 
  • Respond to routine analyst and investor inquiries in a timely manner; 
  • Work with other functions in the Bank in ensuring that all company communications to investors are integrated and consistent; 
  • Develop Investor Relations functions including expanding and managing investor targeting and tracking systems, as well as maintaining the Investor Relations section of the Bank’s external website; 
  • Monitor analyst reports and summarize them for senior management; 
  • Manage and coordinate all the “road shows”, investor conferences both domestically and internationally, both on-site and off-site; 
  • Develop and maintain systems that provide control of investor and shareholder interactions and improve the marketability of organization’s financial instruments; 
  • Provide analytical support for any “ go to the market” initiatives the Bank may choose to use for purposes of raising additional equity for the Bank to ensure full subscription; and 
  • Provide regular feedback to management and other stakeholders on investment/analyst community perceptions of the Bank, concerns, and investment criteria.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill


  • Good first degree (not below a second-class lower honours degree) from a leading University in either Finance, Economics, Accounting, Business Administration or other disciplines relevant to the position;  
  • Candidates should hold a post graduate degree (Masters) in a related field from a reputable university, with up to 8 years of relevant experience. However, candidates without a post graduate degree but with a recognised investment management (e.g. CFA) and at least 10 years of relevant corporate finance/investment banking experience in an international commercial environment may also apply;  
  • Prior experience should include knowledge of finance, investment banking, equity capital markets, and business origination / equity sales. Experience as a financial analyst, industry analyst or similar work in finance is an added advantage. 
  • Proven track record of managing relationship and interacting with senior officials of banks, African institutions, African governments and high net worth individuals 
  • Ability to attract relevant shareholders that are fit for purpose and meet financial targets 
  • Demonstrable experience of strategic communication, investor relations, marketing, and the media; 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, superior intellect, and an outstanding ability to communicate; 
  • Demonstrable problem-solving, quantitative, and analytical skills; strategic and creative thinking; 
  • History of effective multi-tasking, expectation setting and escalation of issues where appropriate; and 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese)


Contractual information:


  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo


If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Lise Kotze at


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


Lise Kotze

Recruitment Manager

CA Banking, Insurance, Legal & Finance

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