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Reference No. JABLR020

Reference Number: JABLR020

Nature & Scope

The role of the position holder will be to support the Director, Banking Operations and the Unit Heads ((i.e., Loan Administration, Trade Services, Payment Services and Business Support) within the Banking Operations (BAOP) department with their ownership of risks and controls as the first line of defense (FLOD) to Operational Risk. The jobholder will identify Operational Risk trends, areas and processes with inadequate control measures within BAOP and propose remedial actions to Departmental management. The role holder also participates in Risk Management projects to reduce risk exposures, improve the control environment and minimize errors and loss events. They lead internal control testing efforts as required.

Responsibilities: 

1). Risk Control Assessments and key risk indicators:

  • Obtaining a detailed understanding of the Payment Services, Trade Services, and Loan Administration units in order to design effective controls
  • Assist BAOP unit managers in completing Risk Control Assessments (RCA). This will include (a) analysis of existing processes to determine the design as well as operating effectiveness of controls and (b) evaluation of internal/external operational events to quantify the financial, reputational & regulatory impact of failed controls.
  • Leading and facilitating Risk and Control Assessments (RCAs) refresh workshops, in order to support functions, manage their key risks.
  • Ensure the report from RCSA workshops/ reviews are updated and submitted inline within stipulated timelines and in accordance with advised guidelines
  • Ensure department submits its monthly/periodic Key Risk Indicators within the stipulated timelines i.e., Collect related data, determine Key Risk Indicators, their related thresholds and provide a monthly KRIs score as well as propose attendant action plans.

2). Control Monitoring:

  • Development or enhancement of monitoring tools to evaluate the operating effectiveness of the key controls in the department. Monitoring will include reviewing key indicators, sample testing and conducting thematic reviews.
  • Challenging BAOP staff when good business risk management is not evident e.g., poor Risk & Control Assessments, slow resolution of outstanding issues.  Escalate where necessary
  • Independently ensure that key reconciliation activities are performed by all units in BAOP on a monthly basis and escalate material exceptions to Line Manager and Head of Department.
  • Independently  review using a risk based approach material transactions processed in BAOP, to ensure that they have been appropriately executed and material exceptions are reported to the relevant officer, line managers and Head of Department
  • Ensure that  operational risk incidents occurring within BAOP are reported to the head of department and operational risk unit once discovered.
  • Ensure approvals for write-off for operational risk related losses and coordinate related  engagements with principal parties i.e., Finance and Operational Risk units in line with the Operational Risk Loss Reporting Process (ORLP)
  • Gaps/Issues: Immediately escalate any identified gaps or issues that could lead to future Operational Risk Events to line Manager/Head of department for further communication to Operational Risk Unit.
  • Action plans: Provide effective action plans to identified issues and follow-up on the action plans for open issues across the different Operational Risk Tools to ensure full implementation/ finalization
  • Data Breach Management/ Protection of Information Assets (Confidential Business Information) Management: Identify  and complete the tasks that are required to be completed under the Protection of Information Asset (PIA) project to Operational Risk Unit on a monthly basis.

3). Facilitation of Control Testing and Audit Activities

  • Work with designated officers as appointed by departmental head to coordinate all audit and control testing reviews for BAOP.
  • Ensure all audit and control testing requests are collated from relevant units in BAOP, reviewed and promptly provided to reviewing officers
  • Undertake first level review and coordinate evidence gathering to ensure that potential findings are resolved with review officers
  • Work with Unit Heads to ensure that all findings from Control Testing and Internal Audit reviews are closed within agreed timelines
  • Provide monthly updates to RIMA and Internal Audit on the status of key Internal Audit and Control Testing related action plans

4). Relationship Management and Reporting:

  • Managing relationships with key contacts and stakeholders.  These are likely to include but not limited to Internal Audit, Operational Risk Management, and other Functional Heads.
  • Preparation of monthly reports on business defined key risk indicators (KRI‘s) and other reports that need to be sent to the relevant stakeholders across the Bank.
  • Effective use of Operational Risk Tools (i.e., Ambit, etc)

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Banking or Finance from a recognized University plus a post graduate degree in a relevant field or a professional qualification in the Banking backed up by appropriate Banking experience.
  • MBA or Masters or equivalent Degree from a recognized University
  • Proven experience of at least 5 years with a reputable banking organization in audit or operational risk management. Experience in credit administration, trade finance processes and back office operation will be a positive differentiator. The candidate must demonstrate experience and knowledge of operating in a fairly complex banking environment with proven knowledge and understanding of best market practice in banking operations management.
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa.
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments.
  • 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:

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo, Egypt
  • Suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Jamie Adams at jadams@caglobalint.com

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

Jamie Adams

jadams@caglobalint.com

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: JABLR020

Reference No. JA-046

Reference Number: JA-046

Job Description: 

The Investment Associate role is to support the Managing Director and the Directors in providing management and technical support to ensure the effective execution and management of Africa50 Project Finance investment and non-investment activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Work across infrastructure and infra-adjacent sectors
  • Develop a strong pipeline of investment opportunities by anticipating market trends and employing sector/country knowledge
  • Execute and close Africa50’s equity investments, with a strong focus on achieving high IRRs and development impact
  • Have a good understanding and ability to structure investments across the financing spectrum with deep knowledge of equity investing
  • Exposure and comfort with project and corporate finance debt from the point of view of an equity investor
  • Participate in negotiations for investment documents (SHA, SPA, debt documents and other agreements)
  • Produce investment materials based on a thorough understanding of several infrastructure sectors, including power, transport, midstream gas, ICT, healthcare, education and fintech
  • Develop an investment thesis, understand risks and produce investment materials to propose an investment to an Investment Committee
  • Supervise, development and review complex financial models
  • Participate in due diligence process and commercial, strategic, operational, financial and legal due diligence
  • Assess ESG and impact aspects of an investment
  • Work with portfolio companies to create value for shareholders

Minimum Requirements

  • Focused and rigorous 4+ years investment banking analyst experience at top I-Bank, Private Equity firm, DFI or similar global finance institution
  • Demonstrated academic excellence. Undergraduate degree from an Ivy League or similar top academic institutions
  • MBA from similar top school is a plus.  Also open to MSc Finance
  • Strong relationships in Africa - ether by origin or a demonstrated long-term interest or commitment. Existing relationships in Africa are a plus

Essential Qualities:

  • Positive attitude
  • Integrity
  • Indefatigable work ethic – this role will regularly require late nights/weekends/travel
  • Self-starter
  • High sense of urgency
  • Clarity of thought and action
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Interest in the company’s mission, strategy and values
  • Strong connection to Africa and intent to have an Africa-focused career
  • Significant relevant work experience: At least 4 years as equity investor or similar experience
  • Strong financial modelling skills (growth equity / private equity experience preferred)
  • Knowledge of the compnay’s investment sector trends (power, ICT, midstream gas, transportation, healthcare, education and fintech) and experience in emerging markets especially Africa is a plus
  • Superb organizational and deal management capabilities.
  • Ability to multitask is critical
  • Ability to interact directly and independently with the senior management of portfolio companies
  • Strong inter-personal skills, ability to interact effectively with sponsors, partners and colleagues from various cultural backgrounds. Living experience in emerging countries is a plus
  • Culturally sensitive and able to relate to people of diverse backgrounds
  • Genuine commitment to sustainable development.
  • Deep understanding of how investments are executed and structured
  • Sound knowledge of legal, financial, tax and regulatory matters
  • Fluent in English (French is a plus)

Location:

  • Casablanca, Morocco, with flexible remote working arrangements.

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

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

Jamie Adams

Recruitment Specialist

CA Finance

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

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Job Category309010

Job Reference: JA-046

Reference No. JA-045

Reference Number: JA-045

Job Description: 

The Senior Investment Analyst's role is to support the investment team by providing core financial analysis/modelling, investment research, high quality investment memorandum materials, and other required support to enable sound investment decisions.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare rigorous financial analysis and build financial models to support investment decisions
  • Conduct industry, market, and company research
  • Prepare investment memorandum materials for internal and external audiences
  • Source compelling investment opportunities
  • Provide live deal support on deal execution
  • Participate in all aspects of the investment cycle including origination, screening, due diligence, execution, disbursement, and portfolio management
  • Ensure the maintenance of high environmental and social standards in the companies investments
  • Participate in investment negotiations
  • Monitor portfolio companies and perform analysis of potential exit opportunities

Minimum Requirements

  • 2 - 5 years prior experience in investment banking (M&A / Leveraged Finance, Power & Utilities), project finance, or private equity
  • Prior equity investment experience on live and completed transactions is a must
  • University degree from a Tier 1 university
  • Awareness of the latest trends and developments in financing infrastructure

Essential Qualities:

  • Positive attitude
  • High level of integrity
  • Strong work ethic – this role will regularly require late nights and weekend shifts as well as regular travels
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Clarity of thought and action
  • Flexibility/adaptability to a fast-growing organization

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience in emerging markets (Africa a plus)
  • Understanding of the power, utilities, transport, and ICT sectors is a plus
  • Understanding of project finance including deal structuring, project capital structures, and key documentation
  • Strong financial modeling and analytical skills across sub-sectors (power, midstream gas, transport, communications/digital infrastructure) is preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (in English, French is a plus)
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to interact effectively with sponsors, partners, and colleagues
  • Culturally sensitive, able to relate with people of diverse backgrounds (experience in living in a country in an emerging market is a plus)
  • Prior knowledge of African infrastructure and relationships in Africa are a plus

Location:

  • Casablanca, Morocco, with flexible remote working arrangements.

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

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

Jamie Adams

Recruitment Specialist

CA Finance

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

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Job Category309010

Job Reference: JA-045

Reference No. CEBLR11

CA Global Headhunters has been retained by the Afreximbank based in Cairo, Egypt to recruit for this position. For more information on the Afreximbank please visit their website www.afreximbank.com. Should you meet the minimum requirements and wish to apply for the position please apply directly to CA Global Headhunters.
 
Reference Number: CEBLR11

Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for leading strategic external and internal communications, including PR/media, brand management, events, social media & digital communications, and marketing communication activities including direct marketing for Afreximbank subsidiaries, regions & key tier one initiatives; communicating Afreximbank development impact to external audiences; and coordinating with the Afreximbank Group communications network.
  • This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and seasoned professional to lead the planning, development, and implementation of communications and outreach strategies for Afreximbank subsidiaries, Regions and key initiatives. Specific work areas include the following:
  • Strategy:
    • Designs and implements comprehensive external and internal communications strategies and plans, including objectives, targets, and timelines.
    • Develops and implements a social media strategy in collaboration with the social media / Digital Communications unit.
    • Develops and implements a marketing communications strategy in collaboration with the business development teams including events, media, social media, digital marketing, Website management, customer communications, internal communications, crisis communications and overall business communications.
    • Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of these strategies and plans, making recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Products:
    • Conceptualizes and supervises the launch and dissemination of new products and initiatives (e.g., media briefs, news releases, talking points and Q&As, online, and social media content, speeches, etc.), and supports thought leadership activities for the subsidiaries, initiatives or regions.
    • Writes and / or oversees preparation of internal and external success stories/impact stories demonstrating the support towards the Banks overall mandate and vision.
  • Advisory role:
    • Serves as trusted advisor to the executives, Regional COOs and Initiatives leads on communications matters, including preparation for media engagements, supports review of key strategic documents and reports at early stages to advise on appropriate communications and visibility proactively. 
  • Networks:
    • Initiates effective professional relationships with key stakeholders, including business media and other constituencies such as target audience, influencers, policy stakeholders. Regional stakeholders,) to raise subsidiary & Initiatives visibility. This will include working in partnership with functional unit communications colleagues.
  • Events:
    • Supports planning, coordination, and messaging, often across multiple teams, for core bank events such as the Annual Meetings, press briefings, internal campaigns, conferences, speaking opportunities and other communications-related activities involving external and / or internal audiences.
  • Internal Engagement:
    • Supports internal staff communications to facilitate information flows throughout Afreximbank about subsidiaries, initiatives and regions.
  • Risk management:
    • Proactively supports risk identification and mitigation activities in the context of corporate and operational communications interventions, advises subsidiary CEOs, Initiatives leads and Regional COOs, Managers, and team members.
  • Team Oversight:
    • Build and lead a team that support Business & Marketing Communications and is responsible for assigning work, monitoring work quality, reviewing output and ensuring that staff and consultants are effectively trained to successfully deliver communications output.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by management.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • First degree in Communications, Journalism, or related disciplines and a post graduate degree in the same or related fields from a recognized University.
  • Sound experience of at least 12 years with a leading organisation, preferably international, and demonstrated experience of marketing communications strategy development and implementation.
  • Proven experience in managing communications for a diverse portfolio of products or solutions including proven experience of field marketing communications.
  • Expertise in managing diverse pool of agencies and consultants to achieve set objectives.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and proficiency/ability to work in French or Arabic. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages (Portuguese, etc.) is an added advantage.
  • Strong digital and social media management skills.
  • Familiarity with functions and operating modalities of financial service institutions will be a clear advantage.
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting and good knowledge of the African continent.
  • Ability to engage senior officials of media companies, banks, corporates and governments for purposes of disseminating required information about the Bank.
  • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required in order to achieve the Bank's objectives.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to build and nurture relationships with internal and external counterparties to attain goals, and ability to lead and inspire a high performing team to deliver with focus.

Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Egypt for the opportunity
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Caleb Ebrahim at cebrahim@caglobalint.com

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

Caleb Ebrahim

cebrahim@caglobalint.com

Recruitment Consultant

Finance, Fintech & IT

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

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Job Category308980

Job Reference: CEBLR11

Reference No. CEBLR12

CA Global Headhunters has been retained by the Afreximbank based in Cairo, Egypt to recruit for this position. For more information on the Afreximbank please visit their website www.afreximbank.com. Should you meet the minimum requirements and wish to apply for the position please apply directly to CA Global Headhunters.
 
Reference Number: CEBLR12

Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for supporting the development and implementation of strategies and plans to support the Bank’s outreach through the use of events to promote the Bank’s mandate and activities. The jobholder functions as a key part of the Bank’s Communications and Events Management team, ensuring effective communication of the Bank’s message through the use of Bank-organised activities. The job holder is also responsible for successfully executing corporate events that leave memorable experiences for attendees, while implementing methods to transform the digital experience of the Bank’s Events.
  • Support the development and implementation of the Bank’s communications strategy and plan, ensuring integration with the Bank’s Strategic Plan and Annual Business Plans using all appropriate channels. As part of this process, the job holder gives particular focus to events and activities planned by the Bank by coordinating, planning and ensuring that event objectives, deadlines and budgets are met.
  • Support the conceptualization, design, strategy, and overall management and execution of the Bank’s primary and secondary events. The Bank’s key Corporate Events include but not limited to the Annual General Meetings, Afreximbank Trade Finance Seminar (ATFS), Afreximbank Compliance Forum (ACF), Afri-Caribbean Trade & Investment Forum (ACTIF) and the Babacar Ndiaye Annual Lecture series. Other events include webinars, roadshows, and participation at 3rd party events.
  • Ensure effective design, production and delivery of Bank events to include branding, logistics, guest management, program design & management, and exhibitions.
  • Liaise with Senior Management and Senior officials of external organizations, to coordinate and facilitate external engagement between the President, and other members of Executive Management to ensure optimum delivery of the bank’s events.
  • Ensure timely implementation of activities related to the Bank’s event management strategy to give visibility to Bank-organised events in order to promote the Bank’s mandate and brand.  
  • In partnership with HR and the Internal communications team, organize staff training sessions, departmental events, seminars, conferences, targeted knowledge sharing sessions, internal retreats and business meetings.
  • Partner with the media team to create media opportunities and coordinate media encounters involving members of Bank’s Management during Bank Events including scheduling and managing interviews with local and international media.
  • Collaborate with the business leads, internal Events Team, Agency and provide support for the execution of Bank events including coordinating, liaising with and managing the Branding and event management agencies engaged by the Bank.   
  • Manage staff and agency personnel retained by the Bank for event coordination, including pre- and post-event activities.
  • Coordinate details of Bank events, including venues, promotion, fees, invitations, speakers, special guests, vendor payments, communications, and logistics.
  • Perform post-event evaluation and reports, including data entry and analysis, and producing     reports for event stakeholders.
  • Support the management of the overall event budget, including price and vendor / supplier negotiations.
  • Ensure accurate implementation and interpretation of the Bank’s corporate brand policy through events.
  • Collaborate with the teams to ensure a robust image repository of the Bank’s events and documentation / archival of project and stock images for future promotion, print and digital use.
  • Design and implement methods to transform the digital / virtual / interactive event experience of company events.
  • Collaborate with the social / digital media team to ensure timely execution of social media engagements promoting the Bank’s activities and achievements on all Bank platforms.
  • Conceptualize, coordinate and execute External Virtual events, liaising with external organizers for Presidential, Senior Management or staff participation.
  • Partner with cross functional teams to develop content, messaging, and surrounding elements (digital, social) for the key events.
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by management.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Relevant First degree (Event Management, Mass Communication, Marketing, or related discipline) and a post graduate degree in the same or related fields from a recognized University.
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years with a leading organisation, preferably international, and demonstrated experience in large scale, multi-sectorial event management.
  • Practical experience as an event management professional.
  • Strong attention-to-detail, self-directed initiative, resourcefulness and drive for innovation.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English or French and proficiency or good working knowledge of the other. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages (Arabic and Portuguese) is an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with functions and operating modalities of financial service institutions will be a clear advantage.
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting and good knowledge of the African continent.
  • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required in order to achieve the Bank's objectives.
  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated awareness of event production best practices and trends, as well as experience implementing creative digital event features, is an added advantage.
  • Strong customer-orientation and proven reputation of collaborative work relationships.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and act with appropriate urgency.
  • Operational project management and organisational skills, experience creating work plans, data analysis, comparative research, meeting agendas and other collaboration tools.
  • Flexible and calm demeanour under pressure and the capacity to succeed in a fast-paced, dynamic and highly cross-functional organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team, build and nurture relationships with internal and external counterparties to attain goals.

Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Egypt for the opportunity
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Caleb Ebrahim at cebrahim@caglobalint.com

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

Caleb Ebrahim

cebrahim@caglobalint.com

Recruitment Consultant

Finance, Fintech & IT

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

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Job Category308980

Job Reference: CEBLR12

Reference No. CEBLR13

CA Global Headhunters has been retained by the Afreximbank based in Cairo, Egypt to recruit for this position. For more information on the Afreximbank please visit their website www.afreximbank.com. Should you meet the minimum requirements and wish to apply for the position please apply directly to CA Global Headhunters.
 
Reference Number: CEBLR13

Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for overseeing the Bank's social media platforms and social content strategies and its interactions with the public. Their duties include analysing engagement data, identifying trends and planning digital campaigns to build community online. The Social & Digital Media Manager will play a key role in developing and implementing our social media strategy to build brand awareness, engage our target audience, and drive the bank’s development objectives. You will be responsible for creating and curating engaging content, managing social media channels, websites, other external platforms (Wikipedia) and analysing performance metrics.
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging, and audience identification to drive brand awareness, engagement, and conversions for the social media handles of the Bank and its subsidiaries.
  • Create and curate compelling and visually appealing content for various social media platforms, including LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and any other channels.
  •  Generate, edit, publish and share daily content (original text, images, video or HTML) that builds meaningful connections.
  • Create editorial calendars and syndication schedules, edit, publish and manage social media posts, ensuring consistent, accurate and timely updates. 
  • Engage with our audience by responding to comments, messages, and fostering a sense of community.
  • Collaborate with the relevant departments, units and teams to align social media efforts with broader events, marketing and promotional campaigns.
  • Analyse key performance metrics and adjust strategies to optimize social media campaigns. Continuously improve by capturing and analysing the appropriate social data/metrics, insights, and best practices. Share monthly, campaign or spot reports as required.
  • Provide social media training and guidance to management and relevant team members on social media implementation best practices and strategies.
  • Create and distribute engaging written or graphic content in the form of e-newsletters, web pages and blog content.
  • Coordinate and manage the Bank’s website, Wikipedia pages and other external platforms to ensure that online information is up to date and accurate.
  • Monitor SEO and web traffic metrics and provide regular reports.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by management.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • First degree in Communications, Journalism, or related disciplines and a post graduate degree in the same or related fields from a recognized University.
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years with a leading organisation, preferably international, and demonstrated experience of communications strategy development and implementation.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English with the ability to create engaging content and effectively communicate with the audience.
  • Proficiency/ability to work in French or Arabic and knowledge of the Bank's other working languages (Portuguese, etc.) is an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in video editing software (e.g., Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro) to create and edit engaging video content.
  • Strong digital and social media management skills.
  • Strong creative and visual storytelling skills, with a keen eye for design and aesthetics. Strong graphic design skills, including proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite or similar tools, to create visually appealing content.
  • Proficiency in social media management tools, analytics platforms and a deep understanding of their algorithms.
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of the latest trends and technologies in digital marketing and social media. Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and make data-driven decisions. 
  • Proven passion for development & Trade in Africa.
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting and good knowledge of the African continent.
  • Ability to engage senior officials of media companies, banks, corporates and governments for purposes of disseminating required information about the Bank.
  • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required to achieve the Bank's objectives.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to build and nurture relationships with internal and external counterparties to attain goals.

Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Egypt for the opportunity
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Caleb Ebrahim at cebrahim@caglobalint.com

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

Caleb Ebrahim

cebrahim@caglobalint.com

Recruitment Consultant

Finance, Fintech & IT

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

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Job Category308980

Job Reference: CEBLR13

Southern Africa
Posted 5 months ago
Reference No. CDTSRMPAA

Job Description:

 

The main purpose of this position is to manage the Financial Planning and Analysis section within the Financial Services Department (FSD) of the bank to ensure the effective management of the banks budget management and financial performance analysis processes

 

Responsibilities:

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following key performance areas:

 

  • Develop sectional operational plans aligned to the FSD and the bank and clarify performance expectations and roles for own team.
  • Develop budgeting and reporting processes, procedures, and system requirements for approval, setting the boundaries within which own staff members work and ensuring alignment with related functions and the organisational value chain.
  • Manage the implementation of divisional policies, processes and procedures, and monitor compliance with them.
  • Lead the Planning Section with set and achievable objectives and targets, prioritise work, and manage resource utilisation and quality of deliverables.
  • Manage internal stakeholder relationships, ensuring alignment and synergy in the delivery and communication of the Planning and Analysis section’s services to the bank.
  • Manage the budgeting process, draft, and communicate guidelines, set timelines, consolidate the budgets from across all of the banks departments, and submit the consolidated budget to the Senior Manager for review and approval.
  • Manage the monthly and quarterly actual-versus-budget review process, monitor financial performance, prepare commentary, and consolidate the financial review reports.
  • Identify and mitigate risks related to the Planning and Analysis section and ensure compliance with relevant governance frameworks.
  • Manage the performance of own staff members and promote and support career management and development of the team.
  • Ensure the continuous improvement of the delivery and functioning of the Planning and Analysis division of the FSD.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

 

To be considered for this position, candidates must have:

  • the minimum of a Chartered Accountant (South Africa) (CA (SA)); and
  • the minimum of 7–9 years of experience within a financial management accounting environment.

  

Additional requirements are as follows:

  • knowledge and skill in:
    • industry, organisational and business awareness;
    • quality assurance;
    • continuous improvement;
    • continued learning and/or professional development;
    • financial management;
    • project management;
    • relevant legislation;
    • corporate governance; and
    • people management
  • cleading change;
  • managing complexity and ambiguity;
  • judgement and decision-making skills;
  • analysis and problem-solving skills
  • impact and influence;
  • effective communication;
  • a drive for results; and
  • building and maintaining relationships.

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: CDTSRMPAA

Reference No. SRBLR-MGR-EXDE-005

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

Reference Number: SRBLR-MGR-EXDE-005

 

Nature & Scope:

 

The role of the position holder will be to manage the development and implementation of special projects under the Bank’s Industrialization and Export Development Initiatives with support from the Director, Export Development Finance.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development of a strong pipeline of opportunities by anticipating market trends and employing sector/sponsor/country knowledge.
  • Lead the structuring of project development, debt and equity investments.
  • Participate and/or lead negotiations with sponsors, investors, lenders, government and public authorities.
  • Lead Afreximbank’s contribution to the development of special projects that relate to industrialization and export development with a strong focus on achieving bankable projects. These special projects in portfolio include:
    • the establishment of Industrial Parks, Innovation and Technology Parks and Special Economic Zones;
    • the establishment of African Quality Assurance Centers; and
    • the establishment of African Medical Centers of Excellence
  • Manage the implementation of special projects that relate to industrialization and export development highlighted above amongst others.
  • Have a good understanding of project and concession financing and right policies to ensure sustainability of special projects.
  • Prepare project-related documents including pitch decks, financial model, information memorandum etc. for internal and external audiences.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with local/regional/global/infrastructure companies, banking and multilateral partners, and government officials.
  • Facilitate project delivery, closure and smooth transfer to operating portfolio companies.
  • Any other duties, as may be assigned by Executive Management.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • An undergraduate degree and master’s degree in Banking, Finance or related field;
  • 8 years’ investment and industry experience in project development, investment and/or project finance in either of the following:
    • the project finance / infrastructure / power department of a Tier 1 international investment bank
    • the infrastructure department in a Development Finance Institution
    • the infrastructure / PPP department of a transaction / financial advisory firm
    • an infrastructure private equity fund with exposure to early to mid-stage project development
    • a utility/concessions company
  • Project management experience;
  • Solid understanding of Concession agreements, EPC contracts and O&M contracts
  • Demonstrated track record of closing project transactions;
  • Awareness of the latest trends and developments in financing infrastructure;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting and therefore knowledge of project planning, development and management;
  • Ability to meet senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and win their confidence;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage;
  • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required in order to achieve the Bank's objectives; and
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals.

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent.
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo, Egypt.
  • Suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

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

 

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

 

Shearidan Rabsch

Manager – Banking and Finance | Africa

CA Global Finance

 

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: SRBLR-MGR-EXDE-005

Reference No. SRBLR-SM-EXDE-005

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

Reference Number: SRBLR-SM-EXDE-005

 

Nature & Scope:

 

The role of the position holder will be to oversee the development and implementation of special projects under the Bank’s Industrialization and Export Development Initiatives with support from the Director, Export Development Finance.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a strong pipeline of opportunities by anticipating market trends and employing sector/sponsor/country knowledge.
  • Lead the structuring of special projects under development, including negotiations with sponsors, investors, lenders, government and public authorities.
  • Lead the implementation and supervision of special projects that relate to industrialization and export development with a strong focus on achieving bankable projects. These special projects in portfolio include:
    • the establishment of Industrial Parks, Innovation and Technology Parks and Special Economic Zones;
    • the establishment of African Quality Assurance Centers; and
    • the establishment of African Medical Centers of Excellence
  • Lead the presentation of investment recommendations for special projects.
  • Set standards for thoroughness and provide quality control over the entire investment process.
  • Lead and manage project teams; as well as mentors and develops junior staff.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with local/regional/global/infrastructure companies, banking and multilateral partners, and government officials.
  • Act as the single point of contact between project execution teams and external stakeholders such as third-party contractors and service providers.
  • Oversee project delivery as well as closure and facilitate smooth transfer to operating portfolio companies.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • An undergraduate degree and master’s degree in Banking, Finance or related field;
  • Sound investment and industry experience of at least 10 years in project development, investment and/or project finance in either of the following:
    • the project finance / infrastructure / power department of a Tier 1 international investment bank
    • the infrastructure department in a Development Finance Institution
    • the infrastructure / PPP department of a transaction / financial advisory firm
    • an infrastructure private equity fund with exposure to early to mid-stage project development
    • a utility/concessions company
  • Strong project management experience;
  • Solid understanding of Concession agreements, EPC contracts and O&M contracts;
  • Demonstrated track record of closing complex project transactions;
  • Awareness of the latest trends and developments in financing infrastructure;
  • Prior experience of mentoring and managing investment staff;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting and therefore knowledge of project planning, development and management;
  • Ability to meet senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and win their confidence;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage;
  • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required in order to achieve the Bank's objectives; and
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals.

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent.
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo, Egypt.
  • Suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

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

 

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

 

Shearidan Rabsch

Manager – Banking and Finance | Africa

CA Global Finance

 

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: SRBLR-SM-EXDE-005

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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Chalden Du Toit

Consultant

CA Finance

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Job Category308995

Job Reference: CDTRHTO

Reference No. 2011 34 SS

Reference Number:  2011 34 SS

Job Description:

Our client is a South African-based investment firm that focuses on renewable energy and sustainable infrastructure projects in Sub-Saharan Africa and is seeking a Junior Analyst.

Responsibilities:

  • Build financial models to evaluate new investment opportunities.
  • Maintain financial models to track investment performance.
  • Prepare Investment Committee presentations.
  • Prepare Investment Committee meetings minutes and follow-up documents.
  • Assist with preparation of pitch decks for fundraising efforts.
  • Manage senior lender reporting.
  • Assist deal team with review and execution of legal agreements.
  • Assist deal team with implementation of new deals.
  • Liaise with legal counsel and EPC/O&M contractor to negotiate and execute project documents.
  • Prepare quarterly reports to investors.
  • Work with external compliance officer to manage ongoing compliance requirements.
  • Work with Insurer to manage ongoing insurance requirements.
  • Manage general invoicing and paying of accounts.
  • Manage annual BEE certification process.
  • Work with accountants and auditor to manage monthly management accounts and annual audit.
  • Manage updates to website and general marketing initiatives (e.g. press releases when deals close).

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Honours in Accounting, Business Science, Investment Management or equivalent.
  • CFA, CA(SA) or equivalent would be a benefit.
  • 5-7 years’ experience in private equity or corporate finance environment.
  • Ideally at least 2 years’ experience at a boutique / very small firm.
  • Experience in the renewable energy sector highly advantageous.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Competitive annual package
  • Permanent employment opportunity
  • Hybrid opportunity

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Sheree Scheepers at sscheepers@camining.com

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Sheree Scheepers

Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining

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Job Category309001

Job Reference: 2011 34 SS

Reference No. JABLR011

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.

 

Nature & Scope

The role of the position holder will be to provide middle office Agency & Security Trustee functions for the Bank's syndicated lending activities. The job holder initiates and is responsible for the recommendation and implementation of the Bank’s policies in these areas.

Responsibilities: 

Facility Agency & Administration:

  • Ensure receipt of conditions satisfaction/subsequent letters, legal opinions etc. for new deals, refinanced deals and communicating to the borrowers and the syndicate of lenders confirming completion of conditions precedent/subsequent.
  • In liaison with Operations Department, ensure that all required accounts including collection accounts, debt service reserve accounts, debt service accounts etc. required as agreed for new and ongoing deals are opened and operational and as per agreed terms and conditions.
  • On-boarding new transactions through the required procedures including KYC, setting up of Agency systems, sending welcome letters to syndicate members and all other required documentation.
  • Reviewing of conformed copy of legal documentation to identify compliance and reporting obligations required for monitoring through the life of the facility and ensuring full loan covenant compliance and that all terms and conditions of the respective deals are adhered to.
  • Ensure that all information undertakings as per the various Facility Agreements are diarized in excel sheets and on debt domain for covenant and information monitoring.
  • Engaging and liaison with the borrowers and respective parties for receipt of due information/document, uploading of same onto the debt domain, and advice of receipt or non-receipt to the syndicate of lenders.
  • Monitoring of loan covenants, implementation of structure and detection of possible events that may lead to default.
  • Managing all request for amendments and waivers and discussing and agreeing the appropriate structures and information required with the borrower for presentation to the Banks.
  • Management of all secondary trades and the receipt of transfer certificates, including the onboarding of new lenders.
  • Administration of payment and settlement issues including ensuring that borrowers adhere to billing and repayment procedures and where there are defaults, that sanctions are implemented quickly, as well as in the preparation of redemption statements.
  • Ensure repricing, calculations of rate fix/rollover for all Agented facilities and communicating the calculations to the Borrower and syndicate of lenders.
  • Monitoring of accounts and ensuring that all principal and interest payments are made as required and distributed to the respective lenders accordingly.
  • Ensure that all required fees including management, commitment fees, Agency and Security Trustee fees etc. are invoiced the borrowers and collected on/by due dates.
  • Managing external vendor relationships and liaising with borrowers and other external advisors.
  • Coordinating all interactions with other parties such as Treasury, Origination, other Banks, Technical Advisers, Insurance, Collateral Managers, Lawyers and Loan Administration regarding the facility.
  • Coordination of receipt and payment of invoices for all professionals on the team (lawyers, Valuers, Technical Advisers etc.).
  • Preparation of reports including monthly departmental reports to Management and syndicate members on the status of the various facilities.
  • Monitoring and updating the risk register.

Security Trustee/Agency:

  • Ensure that all required loan security documents are set up as required and that the security is perfected, the documents kept safe, retrieved appropriately and returned to the borrower at the expiry of the facility.
  • Maintenance and monitoring of the loan security and periodic reporting as required under the Bank’s policies.
  • In case of default, ensuring that enforcement is done as required under the Bank’s policies and procedures and in accordance with instructions from majority Lenders.
  • On expiration or cancellation of a facility, ensure that all outstanding amounts of principal, interest and fees are claimed and settled, and that any security is released, and this information communicated to all parties.
  • Ensure that all required processes to ensure independence of action and impartiality in treatment of all parties to the syndication, the holding of security, and the implementation of all inflexible terms, covenants, waivers and modifications as the case may be

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree and post graduate degree in Business Administration, Banking, Finance or related subject from a recognized University.
  • A professional qualification in Banking backed up by appropriate Banking experience will be considered an added advantage.
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years with a reputable Banking organization.
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa.
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese).
  • Proven experience in back-office operations. The candidate must demonstrate experience and knowledge of managing middle and back-office operations for syndications in a fairly complex banking environment as well as knowledge of LMA guidelines on Agency Practices and best market practice.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals.

Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo, Egypt
  • Suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Jamie Adams at jadams@caglobalint.com

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

Jamie Adams

jadams@caglobalint.com

Recruitment Consultant

CA Banking, IT, Insurance, Legal & Finance

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: JABLR011

Reference No. SFBLR36

Africa Finance Corporate (AFC) is a pan-African multilateral organization focused on bridging the infrastructure deficits on the continent. AFC is a leading infrastructure & industrial solution provider enabling economic prosperity for the continent. They are champions for the African continent, driven to succeed, dedicated to facilitating instrumental infrastructure for transformative impact and elevating Africa’s role as a growth engine in a changing world.

CA Global Headhunters has been mandated by the Africa Finance Corporation to recruit for this position. For more information on the AFC please visit their website https://www.africafc.org/ . Should you meet the minimum requirements and wish to apply for the position please apply directly to CA Global Headhunters.

Reference Number: SFBLR36

Job Description:

The AFC is now seeking an accomplished professional to lead their Corporate Communications. This pivotal role involves orchestrating the enhancement of their corporation's reputation, brand identity, and image while aligning with their strategic objectives. As Director Corporate Communications and Marketing, you will provide strategic guidance for decisions impacting their reputation, drive initiatives to showcase their impact, and foster relationships with stakeholders across various domains, including African governments, leaders, civil society and the youth, regional and international private investors, and foundations, as well as other development financial organizations and the global public sector. The role reports to the President and Chief Executive Officer.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and reinforce the Corporation's reputation, brand, and image in alignment with our strategic direction.
  • Formulate the Corporation’s communications strategy in close collaboration with the leadership to ensure it aligns with broader corporate strategy and business objectives.
  • Advise on decisions with potential reputation and brand implications.
  • Strengthen the link between their corporate reputation and financial success, project impacts, and social developments.
  • Create and execute a comprehensive social media strategy to spotlight their projects, growth, and developmental impact across Africa.
  • Supervise industry-specific PR campaigns and social media initiatives on platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, their corporate website, and other media outlets.
  • Manage communication risks and opportunities, cultivating 'earned' media through operational activities and relationship management.
  • Serve as the main point of contact between the corporation, media, stakeholders, investor community and the business community.
  • Lead engagement and advocacy efforts by building and maintaining connections with relevant governmental, academic, and business stakeholders.
  • Elevate the visibility of the organization and investee companies through engaging initiatives and stakeholder interactions.
  • Direct creative direction for brand marketing, including technical writing, strategy, advertising, research, and promotions.
  • Contribute to revenue generation through select marketing activities.
  • Oversee all the Corporation’s external communications and marketing policies and guidelines, ensuring they remain current.
  • Flesh out well-structured draft speech/statements reflecting the President and CEO’s message.
  • Creating, editing, and revising various forms of communication products, including but not limited to correspondence and technical documentation such as speeches, factsheets, talking points, opinions, prefaces, forewords, web articles and social media texts in a consistent and coherent manner across various communication platforms.
  • Conducting research, including material produced by the Corporation and other relevant organizations, in consultation with substantive units and relevant staff in the of the President & CEO’s.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, Economics, Journalism, or a related field. A master's degree or professional qualifications such as Chartered Institute of Marketing/Chartered Marketer are advantageous.
  • A minimum of 20 years of relevant experience in roles encompassing communications, reputation management, and brand strategy.
  • Experience in leading organizational reputation and brand transformations.
  • Strong grasp of media and public relations strategies.
  • Robust understanding, interest, and ideally experience working within the African context.
  • Proficiency in understanding economic, financial, and industry dynamics.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities coupled with innovative problem-solving.
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills. Strong sense of responsibility and accountability, supported by a history of reliability.
  • Ideally a proven c-suite leader who has developed and executed corporate pr & communications / brand strategy but preferably also has actual business (P&L) experience.
  • Background in Investment banking or asset management. With actual sales & marketing work experience, having raised funds globally and understand global capital markets.
  • Investor relations experience with Africa origination experience and proven background with African governments and private sector.
  • A track record in thought leadership, public speaking, and stakeholder management. A strategic Mindset and team player with connections and profile in global leadership circles.
  • Appreciates the role of PR & Comm as a provider of ‘air cover’ and making the organization be seen as a ‘living, feeling, and caring ‘organization that is serious about its mandate.
  • Ability to tune product strategies and bottom-line targets to blend in with brand promise and public commitments made to show a consistent and competent company.
  • Key Performance Indicators:
    • Drive AFC positioning as Africa’s “go-to” infrastructure solutions provider.
    • Address AFC's visibility challenges both in Africa and globally, ensuring recognition among pivotal stakeholders: investors in key markets (in Africa and globally), African governments and Central banks, Africa's youth, and other stakeholders crucial to achieving the Corporation’s objectives.
    • Ensure a consistent, high-quality flow of communication concerning AFC's deals, projects, and initiatives.
    • Elevate the Corporation’s perception in the market.
    • Present their projects and impact within the context of their vision for Africa.
    • Amplify engagement with pertinent global and regional financial media and institutional stakeholders.
    • Deliver information and annual reports punctually.
    • Manage adverse media against the Corporation and its investee companies.

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Scott Fraser at sfraser@caglobalint.com

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Scott Fraser

Recruitment Manager | Africa & Global

CA Finance

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Job Category308980

Job Reference: SFBLR36

Reference No. NKBLR-AMBOC-001

Nature & Scope:

The role of the position holder will be to support the Board Secretariat in managing the corporate register of the Bank and its subsidiaries.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining an up-to-date and accurate share register of all the Bank’s shareholders, including all information required to be maintained in terms of the Bank’s Charter, Corporate Governance Codes and international best practice.
  • Compute and maintain accurate records of each shareholder’s equity including paid up and callable capital and credit enhanced callable capital as may be in place from time to time.
  • Administer the process of issuance of new shares in line with the applicable share price and equity received.
  • Administer the share certificate issuance process as well as confirmations of shareholding as may be required from time to time.
  • Verify dividends payable per shareholder and maintain records of dividend payments as and when dividends are declared.
  • Process payments of dividends and shareholders’ instructions relating thereto
  • Maintenance of records of accessions and ratifications of member states.
  • Preparation of board reports on the status of equity investments, dividend payments and accessions and ratifications as may be required from time to time.
  • Any other duties and responsibilities as may be designated by the Head of Department or senior management; and
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • A post graduate degree as well as a bachelor’s degree in law or accounting from a recognized University
  • Professional company secretarial practice and experience of not less than 5 years, with particular emphasis on management of shareholder records.  Experience in handling secretarial matters related to multilateral or international organizations will be an advantage.
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of best practice corporate governance practices in Africa.
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates, and governments and to present required advice on various secretariat related issues to the Bank's senior management and the Board. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and working knowledge of French or vice versa. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (Arabic and Portuguese);
  • Strong skills in drafting a variety of legal/secretarial documents and communicating complex issues clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to speedily grasp the essence, content, and implications of the Bank’s constitutive documents in order to be able to provide advice on them.
  •  Negotiating skills and capacity to work with other professionals to develop innovative solutions to conflicting interests and positions.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent.
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo, Egypt.
  • Suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Nicole Koenig at nkoenig@caglobalint.com

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

Nicole Koenig

Banking and Finance | Africa

CA Global Finance

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: NKBLR-AMBOC-001

Reference No. JABLR010

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

Reference Number: JABLR010

Nature & Scope

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

 

Responsibilities: 

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

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

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

Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo, Egypt
  • Suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Jamie Adams at jadams@caglobalint.com

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

Apply now

Job Features

Job Category308989

Job Reference: JABLR010

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