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Reference No. BRJA06

Job Summary:

As an Assistant Investment Manager, you will assist the investment team across each stage of the investment process, for each of FEDA’s funds strategies but with a focus on its Pan-African Venture Fund strategy ($25 million under management targeting startups and SMEs).  You will be responsible for assessing potential investments, conducting financial analysis, supporting deal structuring and negotiation, performing due diligence, and monitoring portfolio performance etc.  You will also work closely with cross-functional teams to assist in the preparation of operational and administrative documentation pertaining to the Venture Fund, in addition to conceptual papers for innovative projects.  The ideal candidate possesses robust analytical skills, a profound understanding of the VC landscape in Africa, and the ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the investment team throughout each stage of the investment cycle, including deal origination, potential investment evaluation, attending investment committees, Board or internal presentations, managing portfolio companies, strategizing exits, and participating in fundraising initiatives.  
  • Collaborate with the investment manager in assessing risks, opportunities, and potential merits of proposed venture investments.
  • Undertake comprehensive financial analysis, modeling, and valuation to evaluate potential venture opportunities and perform portfolio assessments.
  • Support the deal structuring process by analyzing investment terms, preparing term sheets and investment memos, and participating in negotiations. Coordinate deal execution meetings and actively follow-up on the implementation of key decisions.
  • Conduct due diligence on potential ventures, including engagement with company leadership, industry trend analysis, understanding competitive landscapes, and evaluating financial performance.   Support the Investment Manager in coordinating due diligence advisors, play an active role in reviewing their deliverables and presenting it to FEDA’s management and its investment and strategy committee.
  • Support the Investment Manager in devising, implementing, and monitoring value-creation plans for portfolio companies.
  • Assess the performance of venture portfolio companies, identify vital performance metrics, and suggest areas of enhancement.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly investment reports for FEDA’ stakeholders (Executive Management, Board, Investors etc.)
  • Stay informed about market trends, regulatory amendments, and economic factors influencing the VC space.
  • Support fundraising activities and partaking in investor dialogues for portfolio companies.
  • Execute other responsibilities as assigned by management.

Requirements: Skills and Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking: Ability to dissect complex financial information, identify key trends and insights, and draw logical conclusions.
  • Financial Modeling: Proficient in building and utilizing financial models to assess venture investment opportunities, forecast financial performance, value an investment, and evaluate risk.
  • Research and Due Diligence: Skilled in conducting comprehensive research, analyzing market trends, and performing due diligence on potential investments.
  • Attention to Detail: Strong focus on accuracy and precision in financial analysis, data interpretation, and report preparation.
  • Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, with the ability to effectively articulate investment recommendations and complex financial concepts.
  • Adaptability: Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, managing multiple projects and priorities effectively with strong work ethic.
  • Teamwork: Collaborative mindset, excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively within a team and across departments.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, banking, engineering, sciences, or a related field with a strong academic performance. An MBA/MSc in finance, economics, accounting or banking will be an added advantage
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience, 3 of which in investment banking, venture capital,  private equity, or a similar financial role is highly desirable.
  • Strong understanding of financial analysis techniques, valuation methodologies, and investment principles.
  • Proficient in financial modeling, Excel, and other relevant analytical tools.
  • Strong problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, with the ability to analyze and interpret complex financial data.
  • Familiarity with legal and regulatory frameworks governing private equity investments.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy in financial analysis and reporting.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment, collaborating with professionals from diverse backgrounds.

Contractual information:

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

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

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

Jamie Adams

Recruitment Consultant

Banking & 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: BRJA06

Reference No. BRJA07

Job Summary:

As Senior Investment Manager for our Pan-African Venture Fund ($25 million under management targeting startups and SMEs), you will lead the investment team  across each stage of the investment process.   Your responsibilities will encompass the formulation and execution of investment strategies, financial analyses, deal structuring and negotiation, comprehensive due diligence, and supervising the performance and growth of our venture portfolio.  Additionally, you will work directly with cross-functional teams to spearhead and finalize operational and administrative documentation for the Venture Fund.  The ideal candidate will possess exceptional leadership and analytical skills, a deep-rooted understanding of the VC landscape in Africa, and the ability to navigate and lead in a dynamic and fast-evolving environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Direct and oversee the investment team throughout the entire investment lifecycle, spanning from deal origination, thorough evaluation of potential investments, decision-making at investment committees, Board or internal presentations, to managing portfolio companies, orchestrating exits, and helming fundraising campaigns.
  • Formulate and articulate the risks, opportunities, and potential merits of proposed venture investments, ensuring alignment with FEDA’ strategic goals.
  • Lead deal-structuring processes, define investment terms, draft term sheets and investment memos, and head negotiations with potential ventures.
  • Spearhead due diligence efforts on potential ventures, synthesizing insights from industry trends, competitive landscapes, and financial forecasts to make informed decisions.
  • Collaborate closely with the CEO, the CIO and FEDA's leadership team to align investment decisions with the broader organizational vision. 
  • Develop, implement, and oversee value-creation strategies, ensuring the consistent growth and success of portfolio companies.
  • Continuously monitor, evaluate, and guide the performance of venture portfolio companies, setting and upholding high-performance standards.
  • Generate and present monthly and quarterly venture investment reports to FEDA's executive leadership and stakeholders.
  • Stay at the forefront of market trends, regulatory changes, and macroeconomic factors that could influence the VC landscape.
  • Lead fundraising endeavors, crafting compelling narratives and fostering strong relationships with investors.
  • Execute other high-level responsibilities and strategic initiatives as directed by the CEO and CIO.

Requirements: Skills and Competencies

  • Leadership: Demonstrated ability to lead teams, make critical decisions, and guide strategic initiatives to successful outcomes.
  • Analytical Thinking: Proven expertise in dissecting complex financial data, recognizing market potentials, and strategizing investments.
  • Financial Acumen: Superior skills in financial modeling, with a track record of successful venture evaluations.
  • Research and Due Diligence: Exceptional proficiency in research, market analysis, and a holistic approach to due diligence.
  • Attention to Detail: Strong focus on accuracy and precision in financial analysis, data interpretation, and report preparation.
  • Communication: Outstanding ability to communicate complex investment strategies and financial concepts to both internal teams and external stakeholders.
  • Adaptability: Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, managing multiple projects and priorities effectively with strong work ethic.
  • Teamwork: Ability to foster strong relationships across departments and with external partners, promoting a cohesive and efficient working environment.

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in finance, economics, banking, engineering, sciences, or a related field with a strong academic performance. An MBA/MSc in finance or related field is highly preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years of work experience in the venture capital sector with a proven track record of leading investment initiatives.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in English, with a flair for presenting intricate information compellingly; fluency in French is a distinct advantage.
  • Deep-rooted understanding of financial analysis techniques, valuation methodologies, and strategic investment principles.
  • Stellar problem-solving, critical thinking, and decision-making abilities.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the legal and regulatory frameworks governing venture capital investments in Africa.
  • Proven ability to lead and inspire teams to achieve outstanding results.

Contractual information:

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

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

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

Jamie Adams

Recruitment Consultant

Banking & 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: BRJA07

Reference No. JA-023

Reference Number: JA-023

Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice and support to transactional deal teams in connection with equity and quasi-equity investments and other types of investment transactions.
  • Assume primary lawyer responsibility for new and portfolio investments.
  • Draft and review legal documentation and conduct due diligence.
  • Negotiate with external counterparties.
  • Advise on the selection of outside counsel, supervise outside counsel and manage legal costs.
  • Obtain and expand country knowledge, experience and best practices arising from the business and effectively share this knowledge internally.
  • Other items to be determined by the General Counsel from time to time.

Minimum Requirements

  • Qualified to practice law in one or more jurisdictions.
  • At least 8 years post-qualification relevant law firm and/or financial institution and/or development institution experience
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills in English and, preferably also, French.
  • Significant experience in equity investment, with a preference for equity investments in infrastructure transactions.
  • Experience in fund formation and management is helpful.
  • Experience in infrastructure project financing is helpful.
  • Ability to identify, assess and summarize legal, regulatory, commercial and operational risks.
  • Ability to handle complex corporate and commercial transactions independently.
  • Willingness to assume multiple roles and tasks to meet changing business needs and an ability to foresee, troubleshoot and effectively resolve conflicting issues and challenges.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to deal sensitively in a multicultural environment and build effective working relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with quick turnaround expectations.
  • Business oriented.
  • Detail oriented, with an ability to distinguish among issues of varying priority
  • Exemplary writing skills
  • Willingness to travel extensively.

Location:

  • Casablanca, Morocco

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-023

Reference No. JA-0022

Reference Number: JA-0022

Job Description: 

The Investment Analyst role is to support the investment team by providing core financial modelling analysis, research and other required support to enable sound investment decisions.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain project finance models
  • Conduct industry, market and company research
  • Participate in all aspects of project processing cycle from project development to disbursement
  • Participate in the execution of project development investments with a strong focus on achieving bankable projects
  • Support the senior investment team members in negotiations with sponsors, lenders, and public authorities
  • Prepare project-related documents for internal and external audiences
  • Assist in supervising investments in portfolio companies.
  • Support the investment team in non-core investment activities (marketing, corporate initiatives, recruitment, etc.)

Minimum Requirements

Two to five years prior experience in infrastructure project development and/or project finance within:

  • Project finance / infrastructure / power department of a Tier 1 international investment bank
  • Project or business development department of a Tier 1 power / transport IPP or developer
  • Infrastructure department in a Development Finance Institution
  • Infrastructure / PPP department of a transaction / financial advisory firm
  • Infrastructure private equity fund with exposure to early to mid-stage project development
  • MBA, MSc or equivalent qualification from a Tier 1 university

Essential Qualities:

  • Positive attitude
  • Integrity
  • Indefatigable work ethic – this role will regularly require late nights/weekends/travel
  • Self-starter.  High initiative
  • Clarity of thought and action

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Interest in the companies mission, strategy and values
  • Strong connection to Africa and intent to have Africa-focused career
  • Strong understanding of the power and transport sectors
  • Strong understanding of PPP project structuring and project finance
  • Strong business development and client relationship skills, track record and ability to focus on clients’ needs effectively and identify potential business partners
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, Fluent in French, Portuguese a plus
  • 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
  • Prior knowledge of African infrastructure and relationships in Africa are a strong plus

Location:

  • Casablanca, Morocco

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-0022

Reference No. SRBLR-M-PABF-007

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-M-PABF-007

 

Nature & Scope:

 

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

 

Responsibilities:

  • Originating and completing commercially viable transactions across all industries across all segments in different member countries in liaison with the branch teams and with support from the Head of Project & Asset Based Finance
  • Evaluate and appraising proposals from clients requiring project finance and Asset based financing and giving feedback with the aim of making the transactions bankable
  • Structuring projects, developing and negotiating term sheets to execution
  • Participate in the preparation of annual business development plans, in relations to projects
  • Translate business development plans into real business for the Bank from all segments of the market
  • Developing, marketing and managing products cutting across multiple segment and industries
  • Manage given portfolios, from the process of origination, credit approval and contracting to ensure that the process is finalised within optimal time
  • Supporting the credit department with relevant information to facilitate the credit process and the legal department in the facilitation of transaction documentation
  • In line with the above, liaise with the Banking Operations department to ensure that once approval is obtained, disbursement is done within the required timelines and that the portfolio is managed according to the terms of the agreement and to the client’s satisfaction, until expiry of the same
  • Establishing ties with market participants including international banks, African financial institutions, (project finance intermediaries), project sponsors and developers, corporates and commodity boards and organizations
  • Train and equip the Client Relations Team on products so that they can market it and look out for opportunity for Afreximbank to intervene
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by senior management

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Post graduate degree in Business Administration, Banking or Finance from a recognized University
  • A professional qualification in Banking or International Trade Finance will be an added advantage
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years with a leading organisation and familiarity with the major trade and project finance products to be offered to clients especially syndication, co-financing, club deals, correspondent banking products including letters of credit, factoring, forfaiting, structured trade finance, carbon financing, corporate finance risk participations, project-related financing and considerable knowledge of how these work
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting and therefore knowledge of the workings of the main segments of the trade finance markets and the participants in major regions of Africa
  • Ability to meet senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and win their confidence that the specialist’s products will meet the needs of these parties
  • 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 marketing trade and project finance products. The candidate must demonstrate experience and knowledge of designing and selling structured trade finance products
  • 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 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

 

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

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: SRBLR-M-PABF-007

Reference No. JA-SS-027

Reference Number: JA-SS-027

Job Description:

The main purpose of this position is to provide leadership and strategic direction to the Industry Technical Support (ITS) Division in providing technical advice and/or support to frontline supervisors with regard to the application and interpretation of prudential legislation and applicable standards, particularly in relation to regulatory capital, accounting and auditing standards. This includes analysis of industry data, other relevant guidance and the assessment of various applications to promote the consistent treatment of all prudential matters across the industries that the Prudential Authority (PA) regulates and supervises, with the main goal of promoting safe and sound regulated financial institutions. The role cuts across banking, insurance and financial market infrastructures (FMIs). The role reports into the Head: Policy, Statistics and Industry Support Department.

Responsibilities:

Strategic and technical matters

  • Provide thought leadership and strategic direction for the work of the ITS Division, develop functional plans aligned to the PA and departmental strategy and clarify performance expectations for staff.
  • Manage the delivery of work objectives through resource utilisation, setting of targets, prioritisation of work and performance of other activities, including:
    • ensuring that the ITS Division delivers high-quality support and advice to the PA and relevant departments within the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) on the interpretation and application of the primary legislation, subordinated legislation and other relevant information that include, but are not limited to, directives, circulars and guidance notes, across the banking, insurance and FMIs.
    • influencing and providing input to various PA governance structures on matters related to regulatory capital as well as accounting and auditing.
    • providing input into, and collaborating with PA departments on all matters addressed in the PA decision-making framework; and
    • engaging with external stakeholders, mostly regulated institutions and professional industry bodies and industry associations (e.g. The Banking Association South Africa (BASA), South African Insurance Association (SAIA), Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (ASISA), Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA), South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), Actuarial Society of South Africa, and so on), as required to explain the interpretation of prudential legislation, standards, regulations, rules, notices, directives, circulars, guidance and to elucidate on decisions taken and approved by the PA.

Operational matters

  • Ensure compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements of the SARB and ensure that divisional risks are identified, assessed and that adequate and effective risk mitigating measures are implemented.
  • Ensure that the internal audit findings are addressed adequality and timeously.
  • Lead change, which includes creating and maintaining a culture supportive of the SARB’s values and promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
  • Manage the performance and development of direct reports, create a performance and innovation culture and promote and support career development within the division.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • At least a post-graduate degree in Economics, Accounting, Actuarial Science, Finance, Law or any other relevant qualification.
  • a minimum of 10–12 years’ experience in the financial sector, regulatory environment or auditing, with at least five years in a managerial role; and
  • Chartered Accountant South Africa (CA(SA)) or equivalent qualification would be an added advantage.

 

Additional requirements are as follows:

  • knowledge in:
    • prudential supervision, regulation, and legislation.
    • the financial sector.
    • economics.
    • accounting and auditing.
    • financial markets and instruments.
    • relevant policies and procedures.
    • research methodologies.
    • report writing, and
  • skills in and attributes such as:
    • thought leadership.
    • management.
    • planning and organising    `.
    • verbal and written communication; and
    • interpersonal relations.

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 – Banking, Insurance, Legal and Finance

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

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: JA-SS-027

Reference No. SRBLR-RR-2

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.

 

The role is supposed to help the Bank to achieve its mission “stimulating  a consistent expansion of and diversification of African/Caribbean  trade so as to rapidly increase Africa’s share of global trade, while operating as a first class, profit oriented, socially responsible financial institution and a centre of excellence in African /Caribbean trade matters” by developing opportunities for business development in trade projects and export development finance at the regional level and providing leadership for various branch administrative matters as may be required in liaison with the Administrative Services department.
 

Reference Number: SRBLR-RR-2

 

Nature & Scope:

The position holder will be required to draw up the annual strategic and marketing plans for the geographic region and lead the implementation of the plans for the achievement of the Bank's objectives in these areas.  The position holder will also be required to supervise Client Relations Managers and Associates and identify the Bank’s key/core customers in country of the region and draw up Account Management Plans for the top 20 customers in Branch for the purpose of maximizing cross selling of the Bank’s products and services.

 

Reporting to the Director & Global Head, Client Relations, the job holder is responsible for leading and providing direction to the Client Relations Managers in the Branch on implementation of business plans, client account plans and strategies; managing a strong team of client relations bankers and accountable for the overall P&L of the Branch.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manages a portfolio of clients with deliberate cultivation based on proactive individualized plans.  These plans would be developed in coordination with the product teams and should be designed to increase client engagement;
  • Provides client service to each client or government organization.  This includes responding to client inquiries in a timely and courteous manner;
  • Leads Branch Client Relations team members to accomplish functional goals to ensure high level client service.  This includes coaching team members;
  • Deal team coordination across the Bank’s products and geographies;
  • Finding out what information, products or services the customer requires to meet his/her needs, providing clear, accurate and relevant information;
  • Maintaining a strong working knowledge of client portfolios / products with the Bank;
  • Resolving customers’ queries within agreed authority;
  • Producing file notes after any client meetings, summarising any additional actions required, including follow-up calls;
  • Sales activity planning, including reviewing existing customer files to identify sales opportunities;
  • Undertaking commercial negotiations;
  • Managing new business pitches;
  • Compliance with legal requirements, industry regulations, organisational policies and professional codes;
  • Preparation of an annual Regional Strategic and Marketing Plans derived from the Bank’s Strategic Plan for Management’s Approval;
  • Leading implementation of marketing plans as approved by the Bank and actively securing mandates and business in the region;
  • Implementing strategies for entering various segments of the trade finance market and investment banking in the region;
  • Evaluating and reviewing new business Pre-Assessment Memos and Credit Proposals from the region, Product teams and Head Office and making recommendations on the same to Director & Global Head Client Relations;
  • Representing the Bank in high level meetings, fora and making presentations in conformity with the high standards for which the Bank has become known;
  • Managing staff, Bank’s assets and property at the Branch in liaison with the Administrative Services Department;
  • Maintaining and improving the Bank’s image across the continent; and
  • Any other duties as assigned by Senior Management.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Post graduate degree in Business Administration, Banking or Finance from a recognized University or a recognized post graduate professional qualification in Banking;
  • Sound experience of at least 10 years with a leading financial services organisation and familiarity with the major trade finance products to be offered to clients especially syndication, co-financing, club deals, correspondent banking products including letters of credit, factoring, forfaiting, structured trade finance, carbon financing, corporate finance risk participations, project-related financing and considerable knowledge of how this work;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa;
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and to represent the Bank in important professional fora where oral presentation of papers will be necessary to high level technical and professional audiences;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese);
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals.

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent.
  • 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

Recruitment Manager – Banking and Finance | Global

CA Global Finance

 

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

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: SRBLR-RR-2

Reference No. SRBLR-LEGA-PE-002

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

 

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

 

Reference Number: SRBLR-LEGA-PE-002

 

Job Summary:

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

 

Responsibilities:

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

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

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

 

Contractual information:

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

 

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

 

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

 

Shearidan Rabsch

Recruitment Manager - Global

Banking & Finance

 

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

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: SRBLR-LEGA-PE-002

Reference No. BRJA05

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

 

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

 

Reference Number: BRJA05

Job Summary:

As an Assistant Investment Manager, you will assist the investment team across each stage of the investment process, for each of FEDA’s funds strategies but with a focus on its strategic initiatives fund strategy ($250 million fund strategy dedicated to high impact greenfield investments in critical sectors). You will be responsible for assessing potential investments, conducting financial analysis, supporting deal structuring and negotiation, performing due diligence, and monitoring portfolio performance etc. You will also collaborate with cross-functional teams to support the drafting of concept papers for innovative projects. The ideal candidate possesses very strong analytical skills, a solid understanding of the private equity sector and greenfield investments in Africa, and the ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the investment team across each phase of the investment process and the funds’ life cycle including in the areas of deal origination, evaluation of prospective investment or new initiatives, investment committees, Board or internal presentations, portfolio company management, exit strategies and fund-raising activities.
  • Support the investment manager with assessing risks, opportunities, and potential merits of proposed investments or innovative greenfield projects
  • Conduct comprehensive financial analysis, modeling and valuation to evaluate potential investment opportunities and perform portfolio monitoring.
  • Support the deal structuring process by analyzing investment terms, preparing term sheets and investment memos, and participating in negotiations. Take charge of organizing deal execution meetings with active follow-up on implementation of key decisions.
  • Perform due diligence on target companies, including meeting with executive management, researching industry trends, competitive landscapes, and financial performance. Support the Investment Manager in coordinating due diligence advisors, play an active role in reviewing their deliverables and presenting it to FEDA’s management and its investment and strategy committee.
  • Support Investment Manager with development, implementation and monitoring of value-creation plan including ESG action plan for portfolio companies
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of portfolio companies, identifying key performance indicators and providing recommendations for improvement.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly investment reports to FEDA’s governance (Executive Management, Board, Investors etc.)
  • Stay updated on market trends, regulatory changes, and economic factors that may impact FEDA
  • Assist in fundraising efforts, including creating marketing materials and participating in investor meetings for portfolio companies or FEDA’s funds.
  • Perform other duties assigned by Management.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Analytical Thinking: Ability to dissect complex financial information, identify key trends and insights, and draw logical conclusions.
  • Financial Modeling: Proficient in building and utilizing financial models to assess investment opportunities, forecast financial performance, value an investment, and evaluate risk.
  • Research and Due Diligence: Skilled in conducting comprehensive research, analyzing market trends, and performing due diligence on potential investments.
  • Attention to Detail: Strong focus on accuracy and precision in financial analysis, data interpretation, and report preparation.
  • Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, with the ability to effectively articulate investment recommendations and complex financial concepts.
  • Adaptability: Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, managing multiple projects and priorities effectively with strong work ethic.
  • Teamwork: Collaborative mindset, excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively within a team and across departments.
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, banking, engineering, sciences, or a related field with a strong academic performance.
  • An MBA/MSc in finance, economics, accounting or banking.
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience, 3 of which in investment banking, private equity, or a similar financial role is highly desirable.
  • Strong understanding of financial analysis techniques, valuation methodologies, and investment principles.
  • Proficient in financial modeling, Excel, and other relevant analytical tools.
  • Strong problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, with the ability to analyze and interpret complex financial data.
  • Familiarity with legal and regulatory frameworks governing private equity investments.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy in financial analysis and reporting.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment, collaborating with professionals from diverse backgrounds.

Contractual information:

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

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

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Jamie Adams

Recruitment Consultant

Banking & Finance

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Job Reference: BRJA05

Reference No. SRBLR-M-CLRE-BRDO-1

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-M-CLRE-BRDO-1

 

Nature & Scope:

 

Reporting to the Regional Representative - Caribbean Rep. Office (Barbados), the job holder is responsible for implementation of business plans, client account plans and strategies.

 

The Client Relations Department covers clients of all industries/sectors across Africa to provide integrated financial solutions to clients, with products/services including Corporate Finance, Project Finance, Specialised Funding including ECA Finance, Syndications, Trade Finance, and other financial advisory across all sectors.

 

During the business development process, the client relations bankers will work closely with the product expert teams and execution teams and external professional consultants to deliver viable product/financial solutions to clients.

 

The main focus of this position is to proactively engage the Bank’s clients in the Region on an individualized basis to deepen relationships and deliver the Bank’s full product offering.

 

The role is responsible for building deep relationships with the Bank’s corporate customers and government officials in the region and providing them with the excellent service they have come to expect.

 

Your key aim will be to manage an extensive portfolio of customers, acting as a trusted advisor to each of them. You will also be expected to add to your portfolio, by targeting prospective customers and building strong relationships with them.

 

Other responsibilities include managing risk within your portfolio.

 

Responsibilities:

  • The position holder will also be required to identify the Bank’s key/core customers in the region by sector and draw up Account Management Plans for the purpose of maximizing cross selling of the Bank’s products and services
  • Implements client coverage for a given portfolio of clients with deliberate cultivation based on proactive individualized plans.  These plans would be developed in coordination with the product teams and should be designed to increase client engagement;
  • Implements regional service coverage for provision of an impeccable client service to each client or government organization.  This includes timely turn around in terms of responses to client inquiries;
  • Works with other deal team members across the Bank’s products and geographies to ensure timely transaction processing;
  • Generate bankable leads through anticipating customer needs and finding out what information, products or services the customer requires to meet his/her needs, providing clear, accurate and relevant information;
  • Ensuring a strong working knowledge of client portfolios / products with the Bank;
  • Resolving customers’ queries within agreed authority;
  • Producing call reports and file notes after any client meetings, summarizing any additional actions required, including follow-up calls and reviewing call reports produced by team members;
  • Sales activity planning, including reviewing existing customer files to identify sales opportunities;
  • Undertaking commercial negotiations;
  • Managing new business pitches;
  • Compliance with legal requirements, industry regulations, organisational policies and professional codes;
  • Assisting in the preparation of annual Regional Strategic and Marketing Plans derived from the Bank’s Strategic Plan for Management’s Approval;
  • Preparing new business Pre-Assessment Memos and Credit Proposals from the region, Product teams and Head Office and making recommendations on the same to the Regional Chief Operating Officer and Director, Client Relations;
  • Where required, representing the Bank in high level meetings, fora and making presentations in conformity with the high standards for which the Bank has become known;
  • Maintaining and improving the Bank’s image across the continent; and
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management from time to time.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Business Administration or other related field from a recognized University; 
  • Bachelor’s degree and post graduate degree in Business, Banking, Finance or other relevant field from a recognized University;
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years with a leading financial services organisation and familiarity with the major trade finance products to be offered to clients especially syndication, co-financing, club deals, correspondent banking products including letters of credit, factoring, forfaiting, structured trade finance, carbon financing, corporate finance risk participations, project-related financing and considerable knowledge of how these work;

Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa;

Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and to represent the Bank in important professional fora where oral presentation of papers will be necessary to high level technical and professional audiences;

Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese);

Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals; and

Ability to demonstrate proof of passion and commitment to the socio-economic empowerment of African countries and the ability to support the achievement of Afreximbank’s mandate.

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent.
  • Willing and able to relocate to Bridgetown, Barbados
  • 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 Reference: SRBLR-M-CLRE-BRDO-1

Reference No. SRBR-SPMO-PAPSS

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.
 

The Pan African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS) is the first centralized payment market infrastructure for processing, clearing and settling of intra-African trade and commerce payments. PAPSS is an arm of the African Export- Import Bank (Afreximbank), which is a pan-African multilateral financial institution, established in 1993 for the purpose of financing and promoting intra and extra African trade. Afreximbank operates and manages PAPSS.

 

PAPSS is now ready to start operations and is looking for experienced individuals, who are innovative, entrepreneurial and imbued with the passion and commitment to transform Africa through trade.

 

Reference Number: SRBR-SPMO-PAPSS

 

Description:

 

Lead the responsibility for PAPSS strategy and innovation and in addition follow up on the implementation of all projects. The projects that will be initiated both internally within PAPSS and/or within Afreximbank and those started and initiated with external partners.

 

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the manager strategy and Project management will be responsible for driving, designing the strategy and innovation within PAPSS, and monitor with finesse the projects that are implemented by other units within PAPSS. 

 

The role will be instrumental to the development of the Pan-African Payment and Settlement System as it will support the long-term organizational strategy and fast track the implementation of any single project within the company.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Supporting the development of long-term organizational strategy.
  • Conducting research and analyses of operational effectiveness, processes, stakeholders, etc.
  • Aligning PAPSS goals, processes, and resource allocation with the general Afreximbank organizational strategy.
  • Assessing market trends and competitors and identifying threats and opportunities.
  • Presenting findings, projections, and recommended actions.
  • Planning, implementing, and managing proposed recommendations and projects.
  • Monitoring and reporting on projects.
  • Supporting and guiding senior executive decision-making processes.
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects.
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress.
  • Report and escalate to management as needed.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • A Master’s degree in a related field and/or business mandatory
  • 8 years of experience at the minimum in an institution that delivers innovative solutions, management consulting or strategic planning.
  • Excellent understanding of business operations and procedures.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Outstanding research and analytical abilities.
  • Project management skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication in English mandatory and knowledge of French is an added advantage.

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent Role
  • USD tax exempt salary
  • Suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

Closing Date: 27th of June 2023

 

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

 

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

 

Shearidan Rabsch

Managing Consultant: Banking & Finance

Banking & Finance

 

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Job Reference: SRBR-SPMO-PAPSS

Reference No. SRBLR – MANSA-BD-001

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 – MANSA-BD-001

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Drive business development and Client account management
  • Create a business plan to ensure sustainable growth and increased market share for the platform in terms of subscribers, agents and contributors of Customer Due Diligence data/ profile;
  • Develop a structured, focused and executable account plan and sales strategy to acquire and retain subscribers and contributors of CDD profiles/data to the platform;
  • Lead the overall planning, direction, and control of sales for the MANSA Platform Business, and coordinate the management of relationships of key segments assigned to direct reports;
  • Create and manage an opportunity plan for the CDD platform business; in terms of acquiring agents, partners and subscribers to the platform;
  • Articulate our value proposition to key stakeholders, prospect agents, clients and organizations.
  • Monitor KYC Utilities (KYC/CDD digital solutions) industry trends, intelligence, typologies, and regulatory developments;
  • Make recommendations to implement or improve platform services accordingly;
  • Drive revenue growth through subscription, advertisement, etc. to the platform services.
  1. Manage Platform Services and Innovation
  • Manage the Customer Due Diligence (CDD) repository service, which is the primary service of the Platform, and the complementary service of investing in Africa information content.
  • Create/Develop new services (or products) and contents;
  • Improve existing services (or products) and contents;
  • Assist with market expansion;
  • Leverage existing and emerging technologies to lower cost, improve user/subscriber experience, and create new compliance services and markets for CDD Repository Platform;
  • Ensure the MANSA Platform incorporates all African countries investment information, and continuously maintain the information in the digital platform, in conjunction with content service providers;
  • Ensure the digital platform and services adapt to regulatory changes in AML/CFT, KYC/CDD and emerging industry best practices in governance and risk management;
  1. Stakeholder Management
  • Drive liaison with multiple stakeholders including Industry associations, regulators, technology service provider with emphasis on KYC/CDD, Investment and trade information and opportunities in Africa;
  • Provide thought leadership in industry events, seminar, newsletters, blogs and other media channels of repute;
  • Articulate compliance and governance requirements to a non-compliance audience and conduct seminars and trainings for MANSA Digital Initiative;
  • Actively participate and fully support the Head of MANSA Digital Systemin preparations and launching of all forums that are hosted by the Bank through the MANSA Digital Initiative.
  1. Any other duties
  • Perform any other tasks and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Head, MANSA Digital System that enables MANSA to maintain a balance between routine Businesses as Usual (BAU) and adhoc tasks at any given time.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance, Business Administration, Social Sciences, Computer Science, MIS or relevant degree in related areas such as Banking, Risk Management from a recognized University is acceptable.
  • MBA is required. A professional qualification or other graduate degrees backed up by appropriate business development and marketing experience will be considered in lieu of an MBA degree.
  • 8 years’ experience in any or combination of Financial Services Institution, Supervisory Authorities, Development Institution, Consulting, Fintech/ Regtech and other related industry in governance and Compliance role and/or business development and marketing role.
  • Must have good business acumen and flair for business development and product sales. Digital product or content business development and sales would be an advantage.
  • Must demonstrate the ability and sound knowledge of KYC/AML requirements with experience of at least 3 years in this function.
  • Experience with digital platforms or ecommerce portals would be an added advantage.
  • Sound knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering/Counter-Terrorist Financing (“AML”/“CTF”) laws, and other governing laws and regulations, including but not limited to the following: the rules and regulations overseen by the United States Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”); Sanctions screening; and other
  • requirements applicable to correspondent banking, payments and registered money services businesses (“MSBs”).

 

Competencies/ Attributes

  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse environment.
  • Ability to regularly make complex decisions based on conflicting information.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages (French, Portuguese, and Arabic) are an added advantage.
  • Experience in trade finance or trade information will be added advantage.
  • Demonstrate team-work.
  • Must have good report writing skills.
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporate entities and governments.
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.

 

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

 

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

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Job Reference: SRBLR – MANSA-BD-001

Reference No. LC02

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

Reference Number: LC01

Job Description:

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

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

Responsibilities shall include:

Non-executive directors should:

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

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

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

Non-executive directors: must also:

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

Qualifications & skills required:

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

 

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

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

Linda Carstens

Recruitment Consultant

CA Global Finance

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Job Reference: LC02

Reference No. LC01

Non-executive Directors ( Decision-making / Reviewing / Risk Management) – Accra, Ghana

Reference Number: LC01

Job Description:

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

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

Responsibilities shall include:

Non-executive directors should:

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

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

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

Non-executive directors: must also:

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

Qualifications & skills required:

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

 

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

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

Linda Carstens

Recruitment Consultant

CA Global Finance

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

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Job Reference: LC01

Reference No. SRBLR-M-PABF-Oil&Gas

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-M-PABF-Oil&Gas

 

Nature & Scope:

 

The position holder will support the Director, Project & Asset Based Finance and Senior Manager to manage to the Oil & Gas (Reserving Based Lending) and associated portfolio as follows:

 

  • Work with Client Relation (CLRE) to prepare an annual business development plan which will ultimately ensure PABF meet the Bank’s strategic objectives as set up in the Enterprise-Wide Strategy;
  • Develop an annual pipeline of viable (Greenfield and Brownfield) projects that promotes Value addition and deepen Intra and Extra African trade;
  • Develop a strategic and annual implementation plan and develop a resource plan for the team.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the preparation of annual business development plan, in relation to the Oil & Gas (Reserving Based Lending) & Extractives portfolio;
  • Develop an Operating Strategy for the Oil & Gas (Reserving Based Lending) & Extractives unit that will contribute to the Department and Bank-wide strategy;
  • Translate business development plans into commercially viable transactions for the Bank;
  • As the specialist for Oil & Gas (Reserving Based Lending) & Extractives within the Bank, the Job Holder will work with CLRE to develop Oil & Gas (Reserving Based Lending) & Extractives projects that meets the risk appetite;
  • Originate commercially viable transactions from market participants which may include international banks, African financial institutions, project finance intermediaries, project sponsors and developers, corporates and organizations;
  • Originate, coordinate and execute commercially viable transactions under the Oil & Gas (Reserving Based Lending) & Extractives portfolio across member countries, in liaison with regional offices and with support from Director, Project & Asset Based Finance;
  • Develop and advise D(PABF) on Initiatives the unit can develop to generate bankable Oil & Gas (Reserving Based Lending) & Extractives;
  • Provide guidance and updates to Director, PABF on activities in the Oil & Gas (Reserving Based Lending) & Extractives Unit;
  • Coordinate the evaluation and appraisal of client proposals and provide feedback with the aim of making the transactions bankable;
  • Develop, negotiate and structure proposals and term sheets to feasibility and execution;
  • Provide leadership and co-ordinate all activities of the Oil & Gas (Reserving Based Lending) & Extractives Unit by ensuring that the processing of transactions from origination and through the credit approval process is finalised within optimal time;
  • Support the Credit Department with relevant information to facilitate the credit appraisal process and the Legal Department to facilitate the transaction documentation process, in line with relevant service level agreements;
  • Liaise with the Banking Operations Department to ensure a timely disbursement of approved facilities, in line with service level agreements and requirements. Collaborate with the Client Relations Teams to ensure the Oil & Gas (Reserving Based Lending) & Extractives portfolio is managed according to the terms of the facility agreement until expiration of the facility;
  • Develop and enhance capacity by supporting training initiatives for the Oil & Gas (Reserving Based Lending) & Extractives Unit and Client Relations Team on project finance solutions, in order to enhance the Bank’s market opportunities, intervention opportunities and transaction pipeline development;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Banking or Finance from a recognized university. A professional qualification in Banking or Finance will be an added advantage;
  • Relevant experience of at least 8 years within organisations familiar with project-related financing and the associated risk participation structures suitable for project related financings;
  • Ability to communicate and operate in a culturally diverse and change oriented environment;
  • Ability to engage with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments as required;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage;
  • Proven experience in project finance solutions as the candidate must demonstrate experience and knowledge of structuring, negotiating and pitching project finance solutions and interventions;
  • 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

 

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

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Job Reference: SRBLR-M-PABF-Oil&Gas

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Welcome to the CA Finance Africa Jobs Portal, where you will find Banking and Finance jobs in Africa. Our Job Boards are dedicated to Banking, Development Financial Institutions (DFI), Asset Management, Private Equity, Tax, Financial, Finance, Accountancy (permanent and contract), Insurance, Fund administration, Investment Management, and Legal roles. Qualified professionals are needed for Finance jobs in Africa and can use our job board to find positions that range from mid to senior level.

CA Finance have proven expertise in emerging markets in Africa. Our team of specialists have extensive experience in Africa Executive Search, Headhunting and Recruiting for top global financial institutions and employers across the continent and place highly skilled local, diaspora, and expat candidates in not only Finance jobs but also Banking jobs in Africa. With 15 years of experience in finance recruitment on the continent, we have developed and honed a unique search and recruitment methodology and are experts in sourcing executives and scarce skills. Our vast network of talent ensures we place the best-fit candidates in positions around Africa and has earned us a world-class reputation with our international clients. We are constantly updating our list of Africa job vacancies. Search our dedicated career portal for Africa Jobs.

Learn about Africa EOR and South Africa PEO.

Non-Executive Director jobs in Africa

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