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Reference No. SR-MFMO-001

Job Description:

Our banking client is currently seeking to employ a Manager – Forex to be based in Johannesburg, South Africa, reporting to the CFO.  The incumbent will be responsible for establishing and growing our clients Forex Middle Office, through:

  • Developing, establishing, and executing frameworks against the companies Forex Middle Office mandate and risk framework.
  • Representing the bank in various forums where new regulations and reforms are debated by the market.
  • Influencing the companies risk management strategy and policies, in so far as Forex is concerned.
  • Developing policies and procedures for the business to enable the Bank to grow responsibly in the Forex Market.
  • Growing and managing the Middle Office teams in line with operational and regulatory requirements in line with the vision of the Bank.

 

Responsibilities:

FUNCTIONAL STRATEGY AND EXECUTION

  • Work with Divisional Executive: Business Bank Finance and Group Risk Officer and provide inputs towards the development of the Forex Middle Office strategy, business plan and budget (including metrics, and an operating model to ensure the optimal delivery).
  • Apply subject matter knowledge, research, and expertise to find innovative ways to make the Forex Middle Office operations more competitive and cost efficient.
  • Remain up to date with advancements and developments, including technology, best practice, and legal/statutory requirements to optimise functional performance.
  • Manage and control expenses and guide budgetary requirements when necessary.
  • Develop, enhance and implement procedures for Forex internal processes to ensure the Group's strategic goals and objectives are ultimately met.

 

FOREX RISK MANAGEMENT

  • Responsible for timely identification of potential risk, development of cost-effective controls, implementation and ongoing recommendations to monitor and manage Forex risk and ensure that it is escalated where necessary.
  • Manage and oversee the measurement, monitoring and forecasting of Forex related risks including, but not limited to the impact on the Bank’s income of potential market price changes, settlement processes and risk processes relating to Forex intermediaries.
  • Guide business analysis and oversee the implementation of technology-based solutions in Forex (not limited to the risk management function) and align the Forex risk management function to international best practice.
  • Embed Forex risk management principles by analysing the existing processes and procedures using Risk Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) and Key Risk Indicators (KRI) in Forex to ensure that processes and procedures are effective, ultimately supporting and forming an intrinsic part of proper business planning and decision making.
  • Identify and implement broad based risk related initiatives.

 

EVALUATION - Assessment

  • Manage and guide the assessment of variances on all products per the system against the balance sheet on a daily basis and follow up with relevant parties to understand context and document this for purposes of preparing commentary.
  • Manage and guide the assessment of day end position and level of liquid assets daily, and the identification of anomalies/variances. Follow up with relevant parties to ensure resolution and communicate outcomes to Finance, Risk and Group Forex.
  • Ensure daily profit and loss verification and commentary is provided to Finance.
  • Manage the execution of the dealer profitability assessment.
  • Guide and oversee stress-testing and back-testing of Additional Monitoring Metrics on liquidity (“AMM”) and other Forex related assumptions.
  • Ensure Forex activities (turnover, rolling trades, profitability, etc.) are being monitored.
  • Responsible for daily forward exchange contracts margin management.
  • Aggregate, validate and escalate normal and excessive exposures.
  • Ensure the resolution of account executive and counterparty (intermediaries or clients) queries relating to margin policy /calculations.
  • Manage the reconciliation of intermediary account balances with exposures covered and escalate shortfalls.
  • Manage daily liquidity assessment against minimum regulatory and group requirements and communicate breaches, or near breaches, to the Divisional Executive: Forex, Finance, Risk and Treasurer.
  • Manage and guide the Forex intermediary profit distributions, deal analysis and reconciliations.
  • Investigate and identify trends for speculative trading, client behaviour and recommend controls to Front Office / Forex Operation.
  • Collaborate with both the Divisional Executive: Forex and Divisional Executive: Finance to set measurement targets (including budgets) relating to the Forex Department.
  • Liaise with Treasurer and Operational Risk to ensure processes and philosophies are aligned and rolled out / implemented in the Business Bank.
  • Create and run simulations / scenarios to determine the effect of changes in the marketplace on the balance sheet and/or income statement.

 

Monitoring

  • Manage the daily total net open position monitoring (CFC / FCA / FX / Nostro / Vostro etc.) and ensure any breaches are escalates immediately to the Operational Risk Manager.
  • Ensure the adherence to the process of matching and managing long dated FEC exposures (e.g. FECs with a maturity of more than 1 year require prior approval from ALCO) is monitored.
  • Manage the monitoring and assessment of Forex Operations processes with regards to deal authorisation, validation and general forex process management and ensure that instructions received from the SARB and/or FSCA are adhered to (e.g. blocked trades / erroneous trades).
  • Ensure expired counterparty Forex facilities are monitored and distributed to relevant stakeholder for rectification.
  • Ensure the daily Forward Exchange Contracts Margin Management (including daily Forex collateral management) is conducted. Monitor any maturity mismatches (including Forex assets & liabilities) per currency.
  • Oversee the monitoring and evaluation of Forex positions and review against previous month’s results.
  • Responsible for effective Forex activity monitoring (daily turnover, rolling trades, dealer profitability etc.

 

FOREX REPORTING

  • Responsible for creating/preparing various reports related to Forex:
    • Funding requirements management report.
    • Liquidity, funding, interest rate reports and distribute to relevant internal and external stakeholders.
    • Interest rate sensitivity report.
    • Re- pricing - and liquidity mismatch report.
    • ALCO reports and ensure variance analysis for inclusion in the Group’s ALCO information pack with guidance from the companies Treasurer.
      • Advise relevant parties of ALCO decisions and monitor implementation thereof.
      • Provide additional information to the ALCO as and when required.
    • Market Risk, FX Margin & Limit Reports.
    • KRIs & RSCAs for Forex Risk.
    • Monthly Prudential ratios reporting
    • Risk Management section of the annual report for submission to Finance (reporting team).
    • Regulatory market risk capital for the Forex and Derivatives desk and submit to regulatory team to report to the South African Reserve Bank.
  • Any other reporting requirements as requested.

 

SPECIAL PROJECT AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • Perform mathematical data modelling of proposed risk management solutions.
  • Perform spreadsheet modelling and analysis of hedging strategies for the Bank’s fixed income, derivative and foreign exchange trading portfolios
  • Identify and pursue opportunities for process automation.
  • Responsible for the development, revision and implementation of relevant standards and policies and the monitoring of processes on a continuous basis.
  • Guide the benchmarking of current processes against industry best practice and re-engineer these processes to enhance efficiency across the organisation.
  • Manage the implementation of risk management technology, including off-the-shelf software and homegrown solutions. Draw up project plans and conduct regular progress meetings if needed.
  • Provide a steer and input into The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book framework (”FRTB”) in the context of the forex and derivative trading activities.
  • Participate in the testing of outputs as part of the FRTB project.
  • Evaluate emerging legislation and regulations and provide guidance / input to test the impact of the relevant legislation and/or regulation on the Banks’ capital, liquidity and market risk.

 

PEOPLE MANAGEMENT

  • Work with Head: BB Financial Management and develop a structure and operating model for the Forex Middle Office team.
  • Actively participate in the recruitment and selection of new team members.
  • Ensure that staff is multi skilled through rotation within the department.
  • Ensure that staff is adequately trained and ready for succession planning requirements.
  • Supervise, monitor and control the capacity and resources within the unit to ensure an exceptional customer experience whilst driving efficiencies.
  • Ensure effective workflow whilst complying with the organisation’s objectives and relevant external statutory body’s rules and regulations.
  • Responsible for communicating objectives, contracting key performance areas, conducting regular one-on –one feedback sessions, performance appraisals and contracting development plans with direct reports.
  • Responsible for providing staff with technical guidance and support.
  • Maintain an open communication channel with direct reports and support staff to foster greater co-operation and teamwork.
  • Responsible for operational people management tasks (leave management, disciplinary enquiries, etc.).

 

STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT

  • Attend the quarterly Operational Risk committee meeting.
  • Attend applicable Banking Association committee, task groups and work group meetings if necessary
  • Representing the Bank in various forums where new regulations and reforms are debated by the market
  • Provide support and guidance in respect of department related products to internal and external customers within the agreed service level agreement.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • The ideal candidate will have a Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting – Financial Accounting with a CFA, FRM or CA (SA)
  • Minimum Qualification: Honours Degree in Accounting – Finance or Risk and Compliance
  • Exposure to liaising at a senior management level
  • 7+ Years Forex Middle Office Risk Management experience (with experience obtained from preferably one of the large traditional banks in South Africa).
  • 7+ Years management experience with exposure to liaising at a senior management level
  • Leadership experience

Ideal Knowledge:

  • The Basel III Standardised Approach, including knowledge of future developments of Basel rules and guidance
  • Banks Act Regulation 43 reporting requirements including Capital Adequacy Ratio, Liquidity Coverage Ratio and Net Stable Funding Ratio requirements
  • Basel III rules relating to risk weighting of exposures applicable to banks operating under both the secured and unsecured loan industry
  • Banks Act requirements
  • Operating with Intermediaries and managing third party risk
  • Good understanding and knowledge of accounting principles, current Basel principles and current regulations to the Banks Act.
  • SARB (Prudential Authority) Requirements (Supervision and Regulation)
  • FSCA and Market Conduct Standards 1,2 and 3
  • Assets and Liquidity management
  • Enabling Technologies, tools and models required in this field
  • IFRS Accounting
  • Financial Systems & procedures
  • Analytical and financial modelling methods and practices

 

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 and Finance

CA Finance

 

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

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: SR-MFMO-001

Reference No. JABLR007

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: JABLR007

Nature & Scope

  • Advise the Bank on laws and regulations of countries in the region of activity and ensure that bank’s activities, agreement with local customers, products, are aligned with local regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure that compliance processes are embedded into the commercial approach.
  • Participate to the roll out of the Group Compliance Monitoring Plan, adapt it to local legal and regulatory requirements, perform reviews then report to Head Office
  • Advise the business in terms of Compliance best practices.
  • Become the MRLO and liaise with local authorities in charge of the fight against Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing.
  • Ensure Staff ML/CFT education
  • Prevent unethical, illegal, or improper conduct in the Bank.
  • Responsible for establishing standards and implementing procedures to ensure that compliance programs throughout the division are effective and efficient in identifying, preventing, detecting, and correcting noncompliance with applicable rules and regulations.

Responsibilities: 

  • Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing (AML/CTF):
    • Identified as the key stakeholder of the COMP Department in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing through embedding a compliance culture across the Bank and ensuring that the Bank’s infrastructure is not willfully compromised to facilitate proceeds of crime or funding of terrorism activities.
    • Ensure that the Bank’s standards related to anti-money laundering policies, and practices are effectively implemented and followed by all of staff.  Perform assessments for compliance with internal policies and procedures on anti-money laundering.
    • Monitor AML/CFT and fraud trends, intelligence, typologies, and regulatory developments; and make recommendations to implement or improve transaction controls and/or monitoring programs accordingly.
    • Regularly perform checks to ensure that the controls in place are adequate to mitigate the Bank against money laundering risks.
    • Participate in the design, execution, and management and the Bank’s compliance framework.
    • Assess compliance with AML/CTF regulations of countries where the Bank’s programs distributed, and proactively identify and evaluate potential and emerging risks that may require program enhancement
    • Interact with senior management in compliance, legal, risk, and business units concerning AML/CTF issues and compliance processes.
    • Collaborate with enterprise-level and business units to ensure successful program execution. Serve as trusted advisor, subject matter expert, and partner to business units throughout the organization
    • Design, execute, and manage internal reviews based upon review objectives, risks, and regulatory requirements.
    • Manage the Bank’s AML/CTF monitoring and assessment system and provide Management and Board an overview of the ML/FT and Sanctions risks the bank is facing and the related mitigating actions.
    • Manage Bank’s AML/CTF system improvement project under the supervision of the Director Compliance
    • Manage internal reviews across different products, services, and entities. Ensure regular review of the product.
    • Centralise interaction and communication with country FIUs.
    • Design and manage the Global Anti-Money Laundering Questionnaires and Supplement Guides.
    • Be a stakeholder on product risk assessments, new business initiatives.
    • Assess the impact to business units of meeting compliance requirements and help them optimize for business results and lead initiatives to streamline and simplify processes
    • Assess and manage AML/CTF risks linked to new project lifecycle and work with key stakeholders to deliver risk mitigation plans and strategy as needed
    • Coordinate the AML/CTF training program (to staff, Management and Board) of the Bank and ensure updates based upon changes in risks associated with products, regulations, laws, risk appetite, etc.
  • Managing Financial Crime Compliance:
    • Wo Review all CDD (Customer Due Diligence) reports provided by the CDD Analyst and check for completeness and probe for further information as is required.
    • Coordinate the collection of management information and statistics as required for Customer Due Diligence reporting.
    • Coordinate the follow-up of recommended actions identified during CDD Analysis and monitoring.
    • Regularly perform checks to ensure that the controls in place are adequate to mitigate the Bank against Financial Crime risks.
    • Participate on managing the Bank’s compliance monitoring platform (sanction screening, risk ranking and transactions monitoring).
  • Financial Crime Intelligence
    • Perform analysis of Global and regional trends regarding money laundering, terrorist financing and other illicit cross boarder financial crimes and make recommendations to implement or improve transaction controls and/or monitoring programmed accordingly.
    • Provide input and support the Head of Compliance in producing reports to Senior Management on global and regional trends.
    • Ensure that the Bank’s subscriptions on watch lists providers are up-to-date and relevant.
  • Compliance Program
    • Support the Head of Compliance in design, implementation, and oversight of the Bank’s compliance controls and monitoring programs that meet best standards practices and align with a risk-based approach.
    • Research, analyze, identify, propose guidance or problem resolution, and prepare memos, presentations, and other documents on all topics impacting compliance controls and monitoring programs.
    • Identify compliance and corporate governance key risk indicators; define and maintain periodic monitoring and reporting.
    • Draft communication and training Programmes for Employees, Senior Management and Board of Directors.
    • Conduct annual Compliance reviews to ensure that all staff are compliant, and they are knowledgeable of their obligations as employees of Afreximbank.
  • Any other duties
    • Perform any other departmental duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Head of Compliance Department that enables the Department to maintain a balance between routine Businesses as Usual (BAU) and adhoc tasks at any given time.
    • Build relationship with country regulators to enhance knowledge of requirements that the Bank’s customers must comply with.
    • Build relationship with the FATF regulatory body, GIABA, to ensure aligned of the Bank’s processes with best practices.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or relevant degree in related areas such as Banking, Risk Management, legal or equivalent in addition to a post graduate degree in a related field.
  • A professional qualification will be an advantage.
  • Demonstrable experience of minimum 8 years of the Compliance functions in a financial institution, and familiar to trade finance products.
  • Must demonstrate the ability and sound knowledge of KYC/AML requirements.
  • Ability to review customer KYC/CDD documentation, assess inherent AML risks and produce a detailed report that will be used to decide by the Bank.
  • Ability to interpret policy documents and provide inputs where required.
  • Good knowledge of banking regulations in Nigeria, ECOWAS, and compliance leading practices.
  • 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.
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporate entities, and governments.
  • ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.

Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Abjua, Nigeria
  • 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

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: JABLR007

Reference No. BLRCDT-AMCR

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

Reference Number: BLRCDT-AMCR

 

Nature & Scope:

The position holder will also be required to identify the Bank’s key/core customers and prior experience and skills in customer service, as well as communication skills for the purpose of maximizing Bank’s customers satisfaction.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the hiring, orienting, and training of an organization’s customer experience team (CSOs).
  • Define and implement standards/procedures for ensuring optimal customer experience working with all Client Relations Team, product teams and support function teams
  • Conduct surveys to gather information on customer opinion of rendered services using all the available tools
  • Utilize agreed software/digital platforms in reaching out to customers to help resolve issues and provide quick response to inquiries.
  • Supervise the activities of customer experience team to ensure their interaction with customers reflect positively on the Bank.
  • Manage the Bank’s established channel for communication with customers through the entire credit value chain to ensure an optimal customer experience
  • Support the restructuring of the Bank into a customer-focused establishment for better services of the Bank.
  • Monitor the activities of the customer service team to ensure compliance with acceptable standards of customer service
  • Prepare and manage annual budgets in achieving set objectives and goals related to the improvement of the Customer experience.
  • Conduct studies and research to discover new techniques necessary for improving customer experience, propose and plan for the training for other deal team members across the Bank’s products and geographies to ensure timely transaction processing and better customer service;
  • Organize training programs for customer experience representatives to update their job knowledge and enhance their skills
  • Utilize customer relationship management (CRM) tools in coordinating and monitoring customer experience operations
  • 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
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management from time to time.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Banking,  or other relevant field from a recognized University and a post graduate degree in a relevant field or a recognised professional qualification in lieu.
  • Sound experience of at least 5 years with a leading financial services organization in the field of customer service or marketing and familiarity with some of the major products of the Bank, including trade finance and trade finance related products, project finance, export development, syndication, correspondent banking etc. ;
  • Leadership Skills: Ability to organize and direct the activities of customer experience representatives to ensure the delivery of high-quality service to customers
  • Communication Skills: Ability to communicate effectively in English and French and the ability tointeract with clients to identify and process their requirements; 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 and French. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (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:

  • 12 Month contract.
  • 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 Chalden Du Toit at cdutoit@caglobalint.com

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

 

Chalden Du Toit

Banking and Finance | Africa

CA Global Finance

 

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: BLRCDT-AMCR

Reference No. SR-RM-STCF-001

Reference Number: SR-RM-STCF-001

 

Nature & Scope:

 

Our client is currently seeking to employ a Relationship Manager, specializing in Structured Trade & Commodity Finance within the African and European Continent.  The incumbent will be based in Amsterdam, Netherlands reporting to the Manager, Agriculture and Commodities.   The Relationship Manager will be responsible for the management, maintain and develop a portfolio of customers operating in trade finance activities, within the frame of the strategy set up by the Management.  Actively apply due diligence, compliance, and risk approach, on a timely manner.  Ensure due knowledge and compliance with internal policies, directives and procedures, and compliance with any other applicable legislation.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and follow-up a portfolio of clients operating in ST&CF activities.
  • Work on identifying and securing new business opportunities and increasing the bank's portfolio.
  • Handling, coordinating; KYC and Client onboarding.
  • Review the credit lines and prepare the Credit Approval Forms (CAFs) for submission to the Credit Committee.
  • Assess new credit requests and present them to the Credit Committee.
  • Apply regular follow-up of the clients' financial positions, and collaterals or any other credit risk issues as part of the first line of defense responsibility.
  • Follow the general profitability of the customers.  

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • University degree/ HBO or equivalent education level.
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience in structured trade and commodity finance.
  • Experience working within the African Continent/ European Continent
  • Have strong communication and social skills.
  • Results oriented, with self-motivation and ability to motivate others in the team.
  • Willing to take responsibility and initiative.
  • Have good knowledge of MS Office applications.
  • Have an excellent command of both written & spoken English.

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent.
  • Willing and able to relocate to Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 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: SR-RM-STCF-001

Reference No. SRBLR-JPP-BAOP-004

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.
 

This job role is part of the Bank’s Junior Professionals Programme. The purpose is to provide the candidate with an opportunity to acquire further banking, finance and trade development skills in order to contribute impactful diverse ideas to the operations of the Bank and, where relevant, the successful candidate could be considered for a permanent role.

 

Reference Number: SRBLR-JPP-BAOP-004

 

Nature and Scope:

 

The main purpose of the role is providing expert technical specialism in the field of commodities and the associated trade financing, primarily focused on post approval facility administering and transactional risk management for commodity sector clients.

 

The position holder will be expected to support the delivery of a commodity transactional risk management sub-unit within Loan Admin based on market best practice covering the operations, monitoring, quality and control of security and collateral within each transaction. The sub-unit will be predominantly concerned with transactional rigour, integrity and associated collateral management (i.e. assessing if an individual transaction under an approved facility fits with the terms of the approval and documentation).

 

The role holder will be an integral part of deal teams working closely with Origination and Product teams in originating and structuring bespoke complex commodity financing and structured trade transactions.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  1. Facility Setup: 
  • Work closely with Client Relations and Product teams throughout a deal lifecycle providing feedback and recommendations on facility structures and any concerns on monitoring as outlined in pre-assessment and credit memos;
  • Work with the documentation and securities team to ensure the operational and risk terms of the transaction and its documentation are appropriate to the needs of the customer, credit sanction, legal environment and market best practice;
  • Review draft facility and legal documentation and ensure alignment with approved credit memos, and that any operating challenges are highlighted and whether any further clauses need to be inserted;
  • Provide a first level compliance check of all pre-disbursement conditions, ensure all facility related accounts are held and limits setup on transactional processing systems as appropriate.
  1. Facility Management:
  • Support the management of clients’ positions, monitoring and controlling the taking up of acceptable security and its progression throughout the life of a transaction, from initiation to final repayment.
  • Support the ongoing monitoring of facilities by ensuring at all times that the security (quality, value and changes) are in accordance with the terms of the facility approvals and agreements. 
  • The role requires the incumbent to be able to assess high value collateral valuations from market data and market knowledge and to be able to ascertain whether judgements on source are fit for purpose
  1. Management Information (MI) & Reporting:
  • Support the preparation of appropriate reports to management on the bank’s “commodities” portfolio ensuring exposure is within risk appetite at all times and supporting the early identification of potential issues in the portfolio

 

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;
  • Proven experience of at least 3 years with a reputable banking organization or commodity trading house with knowledge and understanding of best market practice in transactional risk management and operations of commodities financing;
  • The role holder must demonstrate an appropriate level of understanding of commodities and the risk management associated with commodities financing, structuring, documentation, related security and its operations management;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese);

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • 2 year contract.
  • 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

Managing Consultant - Banking and Finance

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-JPP-BAOP-004

Reference No. DSBLR2

 

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: DSBLR2

 

Responsibilities: 

 

  • The Data Scientist/Architect will support our business departments teams with insights gained from building analytical models and analysing company data.
  • Use predictive/prescriptive modelling to increase and optimize customer experiences, revenue generation, process efficiency, brand management and other business outcomes.
  • Perform analysis to assess quality and meaning of data.
  • Design and develop dashboards/reports for business management stating trends, patterns, and predictions using relevant data.
  • Build and maintain Business Glossary
  • Build and maintain data lineage and transformation processes.
  • Build and maintain high-level Data Dictionaries for all core systems.
  • Coordinate Data Stewardship activities
  • Maintain data and data marts in the Data Lake/Warehouse
  • Define data standards and models for warehouse architectures.
  • Champion organisational change management activities in relation to data science and data analytics
  • Provide solutions and systems architectural work as a data design consultant.
  • Identify data discrepancies and data quality issues, and work with Data Stewards to ensure data consistency, enrichment, and integrity.
  • Coach, mentor, motivate, and supervise Data Stewards and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work and compliance to the Bank’s data management framework.
  • Provide subject matter expertise on data architecture and data engineering.
  • Stay abreast of emerging data management techniques and proactively provide recommendations for improvement.  
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by management.

 

Requirements

 

  • A Master’s degree or PHD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or other quantitative fields.
  • Possess one or more recognised Data Science/Management qualification/certification.   
  • 5 or more years direct work experience as a Data Scientist/Architect including all aspects of process development and execution.
  • Experience using statistical computer languages (SAS, R, Python, SQL, etc.) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.
  • Experience working with and creating data architectures.
  • Strong familiarity with data management software and tools
  • Experience with diverse types of database platforms, including No-SQL databases.
  • Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks.
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests, and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications.
  • Hands-on experience with data architecting, data mining, large-scale data modelling, and business requirements gathering/analysis.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams.
  • A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques.
  • Coding knowledge and experience with relevant languages: C, C++, Java, JavaScript, SQL, Python/R
  • Knowledge and experience in statistical and data mining techniques: GLM/Regression, Random Forest, Boosting, Trees, text mining, social network analysis, etc.
  • Experience querying databases and using statistical computer languages.
  • Experience using web services: Redshift, S3, Spark, etc.
  • Experience analyzing data from 3rd party providers: Google Analytics, Site Catalyst, Core metrics, AdWords, Facebook Insights, etc.
  • Experience with distributed data/computing tools: Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, MySQL, etc.
  • Experience visualizing/presenting data for stakeholders using: Kibana, NiFi, Grafana, QlikView, Tableau, Business Objects, Snowflake, etc.
  • Good judgment and the ability to handle stressful situations.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage.
  • Willingness to travel and to work long hours where required to achieve the Bank's objectives.

 

Contractual information:
 

  • Permanent role
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo for the opportunity.

 

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

 

 

Shearidan Rabsch

Manager - Banking and Finance

Banking and Finance

 

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Job Reference: DSBLR2

Reference No. SRBLR-M-ARTP-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-M-ARTP-001

 

Nature & Scope:

 

The role of the position holder will be to enhance funding models, identifying new sources of funding, and developing sustainable and effective grants programs. This will include managing overall grant efforts, documenting payments and expenditure, optimizing the grant administration process, overseeing fund-raising, preparing progress reports, ensuring compliance with grant regulations, reviewing grant proposals, managing grant databases, engaging with donor agencies and beneficiaries, educating staff on policies, and preparing grant financial reports; as well as the preparation of the Bank's various reports and publications for Senior Management, the Board and shareholders. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Designing grant and TA programs;
  • Determining funding needs;
  • Researching grant funding opportunities,
  • Reviewing grant and TA applications
  • Coordinating and engaging with grant applicants.
  • Identifying support agencies.
  • Organizing and servicing the Grant Request Assessment Committee meetings
  • Optimizing the grant administration process.
  • Managing timelines and deliverables.
  • Preparing and monitoring budgets.
  • Preparing grant and TA reports for management and Board
  • Tracking grant applications.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Business Administration or other related field from a recognized University; 
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years in grants administration or with international organizations;
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing and presenting grant proposals;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of African trade development;
  • Budgeting and accounting experience.
  • Knowledge of donor agencies.
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments, donors etc and to represent the Bank at important professional fora where oral presentation will be necessary to a technical and professional audience;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese).

 

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 Reference: SRBLR-M-ARTP-001

Reference No. JABLR006

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: JABLR006

 

Nature & Scope

 

  • The primary role of the position holder will be to support the business development team(s) by managing the entire credit review process, including the consistent application of the Bank’s risk management guidelines through the assessment of the creditworthiness of potential oil and gas customers, with the goal of minimizing bad loans.
  • Review of client’s requests/proposals with specific focus on Oil and Gas Reserve Base Lending, Oil and Gas Contract Finance, Downstream Commodity Trading and Power, Oil and Gas license bids; Asset Finance (drilling rigs, tankers, tugboats, offshore support vessels) to ensure they meet the Bank’s eligibility criteria, culture, and industry trends
  • Review, analyze and sensitize of supporting Financial Models
  • Review the indicative term sheets and ensure thar customary clauses in the oil and gas are embedded
  • Assist with development of terms of reference, RfPs for relevant technical, commercial, insurance and environmental due diligence for requested facility
  • The position holder will be expected to implement a best practice commodity trade finance credit risk assessment process for commodity traders and commodity producers as well as for individual transactional loans whether for Oil & Energy, Metals & Mining. This will entail a good grasp of how these markets operate and therefore what criteria is relevant and critical for assessment. The position holder will also be able to demonstrate a sound competence in understanding the risk profiles conferred by different types and levels of security and will be able to constructively suggest mitigants to protect the interests of the bank.
  • The position holder will work closely with Origination and Product teams in originating and structuring bespoke complex oil and gas transactions to ensure a common understanding of the request and its risks and to verify that the PAM and CAM submitted reflect a true and accurate account of the proposal under consideration.
  • The position holder will also develop, coach, and provide day to day guidance and support on commodity and structured trade finance matters to colleagues within the Credit Assessment department and elsewhere within the bank.

 

Responsibilities: 

 

  • Credit Management:
    • Assessment of Oil and Gas Reserve Base Lending, Oil and Gas Contract Finance, Downstream Commodity Trading and Power, Oil and Gas license bids; Asset Finance (drilling rigs, tankers, tugboats, offshore support vessels) transactions along with the Bank’s wide range of products.
    • Review of creditworthiness and risks associated with potential business transactions with appropriate tools and models, with a view to providing mitigants to identified risks for mining, oil and gas loans and product offerings to corporates involved in the Commodity sector.
    • Preparation of appropriate credit memos with recommendations on the creditworthiness of given transactions, bearing in mind the Bank’s laid out credit policy and procedures.
    • Presentation and defence of the credit memos to the Credit Committee and incorporation of amendments that may be suggested thereafter.
    • Opening and managing customer credit files for each transaction to ensure consistency in application of credit assessments.
    • Participate in the preparation of annual business development plans impacting oil and gas transactions, covering all aspects of the Bank’s business cycle as espoused in the Bank’s strategic plan.
    • Periodic review of the Bank’s mining, oil and gas loan portfolio in line with the requirements of the Bank’s credit policies and procedures.
    • Periodic review of the performance of obligors to which the Bank has mining, oil and gas  exposure, including borrowers and guarantors.
    • Prepare regular reports for Management as may be required.
    • Any other duties as may be assigned by senior management.
  • Facility Setup:
    • Work closely with Client Relations, the Product teams and Banking Operation’s Commodity Unit throughout the credit risk assessment process lifecycle providing constructive feedback and recommendations on facility structures.
    • Provide a cross-check to the completed facility documentation to ensure the documented terms of the transaction reflect the expectations of the credit approval.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill
 

  • A first degree in Engineering from a recognized University, and a Master's degree in business Administration or Economics.
  • Minimum 10 years’ work experience with at least 5 years in oil and gas with modelling background.
  • A professional qualification in Banking or International Trade Finance will be an added advantage.
  • Sound experience of at least 7 years with an established organization and demonstrable competence in:
    • Assessing and providing constructive challenge on the structuring of oil and gas transactions offered to clients via bilateral or syndicated/Club arrangements (to assess third-party as well as primary obligor risk and to understand and assess related product risk from use of trade instruments and commodity or structured trade finance offerings.
    • Assessment of Commodity traders / corporates.
    • Knowledge of the workings of the main segments of the commodity trade finance market and the participants in major regions of Africa.
  • Must have an understanding of international trade and trade finance rules, including International Chamber of Commerce Rules of international trade (UCP, URDG, etc.)
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with excellent verbal and written communication skills in English & French. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (Arabic and Portuguese).
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments.
  • Willingness to travel and to work the hours required to achieve the Bank's objectives.
  • 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 Reference: JABLR006

Reference No. CEBLR5

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: CEBLR5

 

Responsibilities: 

  • The role is designed to aid the Bank to achieve its mission “to stimulate a consistent expansion, diversification and development of African trade, while operating as a first class, profit-oriented, socially responsible financial institution and a center of excellence in African trade matters” by championing the implementation of the Bank’s trade facilitation initiatives across the Continent in support of the operationalisation of the AfCFTA. Originating and completing transactions across a spectrum of sectors in different African countries in liaison with the branch teams and with support from the Head of Trade Finance
  • Coordinate the implementation of key Bank initiatives that support the implementation of the AfCFTA
  • The Manager - IATB (Trade Facilitation-AfCFTA) will have the primary responsibility of driving smooth implementation of the Bank’s collaborative initiatives with the AfCFTA Secretariat 
  • Develop and manage relationships with organised private sector to ensure buy-in and support of the various initiatives being implemented by the Bank to support the AfCFTA 
  • Managing high level relationship with stakeholders in relation to the AfCFTA, especially the African Union, AfCFTA Secretariat, Regional Economic Communities, Member States, international organisations, etc.
  • As may be delegated by Executive Management, representing the Bank in high level meetings, fora and making presentations in conformity with the high standards for which the Bank has become known
  • Carry out any other work related that might be assigned towards achievement of the goals of the Trade Facilitation Unit.
  • Prepare the strategic and annual work plans for the Trade Facilitation Department and ensure that these are implemented and formally updated on a regular basis
  • Provide leadership support and strategic direction in the execution of the approved work plan

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from recognized universities in international Trade or International Economic Law with specialization in International Trade, Economics or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • A recognized post graduate professional qualification in a relevant area will presented an added advantage
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years with a leading trade policy and facilitation consulting firm, think tank, or development/international finance institution and familiarity with the practical solutions that should be applied at macro and micro level to facilitate intra-African trade
  • Must have passion for Africa and the drive and courage to deliver on challenging objectives
  • Must possess strong negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated experience in undertaking studies, executing and delivering solutions relating to Trade Facilitation.
  • Very good understanding of African trade and economic development issues, in particular around the AfCFTA and challenges with demonstrated ability to provide related technical support
  • In-depth knowledge of, and experience with the application of African Union policies, rules and regulations
  • Expert knowledge of existing bilateral, regional and international trade conventions and protocols (e.g. bilateral trade agreements, regional trade agreements among RECs, the Tripartite FTA, the AfCFTA, WTO) as well as other trade related initiatives by UNCTAD etc.
  • Knowledge on the various interventions that are being implemented by the Bank as highlighted in section 3 above
  • Demonstrated experience of trade-related negotiations
  • Knowledge of trade finance related products that can be deployed to enhance intra-African trade
  • 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 national, regional and continental level
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English & French. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (Arabic and Portuguese)
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals
  • Ability to demonstrate proof of passion and commitment to the socio-economic empowerment of African countries and the ability to support the achievement of Afreximbank’ s mandate

 

Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo 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

 

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Job Reference: CEBLR5

Reference No. CDTBLR-AMSME-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.
 

This role is within the framework of Afreximbank’s Junior Professionals Programme. The successful candidate will earn the opportunity to acquire further banking, finance, SME development, export, and trade development skills. They will be encouraged to contribute new and innovative ideas to the operations of the Bank and, where applicable, will be considered for a permanent role at the end of the JPP Programme.

 

Reference Number: CDTBLR-AMSME-001

Nature & Scope:

The purpose of the role is to support Afreximbank’s SME Development Unit to achieve its primary objective of facilitating the integration of African SMEs into export value chains. The Unit achieves this by proliferating financial and non-financial interventions across all member states under its flagship Export SME Development Programme.

The SME Development Unit is situated within the Bank’s Export Development Directorate. The department is central to the Industrialization and Export Development pillar of the Bank’s current strategic plan, and to Afreximbank’s underlying mission. The Bank’s mission is to “stimulate a consistent expansion of, and diversification of African 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 trade matters”

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Reviews and Analysis: 

Preliminary review of all financing and non-financing requests submitted by counterparties to ensure they meet the Bank’s eligibility criteria.

  1. Carry out basic financial analysis by calculating relevant financial ratios including, leverage, profitability, efficiency, and cover ratios. etc
  2. Assist in evaluating the underlying financial assumptions of client proposals to ensure that they are credible and realistic.
  3. Analyze historical and projected financial statements.
  4. Support the development of credit memos for presentation at Pre-Assessment Committee (PAC)
  5. Draft term sheets for prospective transactions in line with SME Finance Facility Guidelines.
  6. Work out transaction pricing to ensure it meets the Bank’s stipulated hurdle rates as communicated periodically.
  7. Make business /commercial recommendations on proposals to the SME team following preliminary review.

 

  1. Reporting:

 

  1. Prepare and manage SME Finance transaction pipeline on a timely basis.
  2. Prepare and ensure timely submission of monthly reports for the SME Development Unit.

 

  1. Business Development:

 

  1. Assist with the review, development, and distribution of marketing collateral to various target customers of the Bank.
  2. Provide requisite information to clients to ensure that their financing proposals conform to the Bank’s requirements.
  3. Develop, update, and manage a database of SME Finance Intermediaries.
  4. Represent the SME Development Unit in internal & external meetings as and when required to do so.
  5. Support the development of financial products under the Bank’s Export SME Development Programme

      

  1. Administration:

 

  1. Follow up on action and tracking logs resulting from internal committee meetings, external meetings, and missions for which SME actions are required.
  2. liaise with relevant departments in communicating queries and feedback to clients
  3. Support the SME team with administrative services during missions and conferences.

 

5. Non-Financial Interventions:

  1. Support the delivery of the incubation, technical assistance and capacity building aspects of the Bank’s Export SME Development Programme
  2. Work with selected intermediaries in providing support, incubating and developing the capacity of selected SMEs across the continent.
  3. Participate in the preparation of annual activity plans, covering all non-financial aspects (incubation and capacity building) of the Bank’s Export SME Development programme
  4. Support the development of schemes and roadshows for establishing market presence with emphasis on broadening the geographic scope of the Bank’s activities and promoting the Bank’s Export SME Development Programme.
  5. Establish ties and develop MOUs with technical partners for collaboration with the Bank in supporting SMEs through incubation and capacity building.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • First degree in Economics, Business, or other relevant field plus a relevant post graduate degree;
  • At least 3 years’ post-graduation experience
  • Ability to research, evaluate business models and analyze financial statements and Information.
  •  Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (French, Portuguese, and Arabic).
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates, and governments.
  • Demonstrate organizational capabilities, including ability to manage workload with limited supervision to attain goals.
  • Being proactive with the ability to multitask and use initiative appropriately.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • 2 year contract.
  • 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 Chalden Du Toit at cdutoit@caglobalint.com

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

Chalden Du Toit

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Banking & Finance

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Job Reference: CDTBLR-AMSME-001

Reference No. CDTBLR-PPU-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: CDTBLR-PPU-001

 

Nature & Scope:

 

The role of the position holder will be to participate in drawing up annual business development plans, developing pipeline of viable projects with a focus on transactions that promote Intra-African Trade, Industrialization and Export Development activities. The holder of this position will work alongside the Client Relations teams to implement these plans with support from the Head of Project Preparation.

 

The selected candidate will focus on developing high-quality development projects.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Identify and assess project development and investment opportunities based on country and sector strategies and market creation potential.
  • Develop a strong pipeline of good quality investment opportunities through proactive origination/business development and developing and employing sector/country knowledge. 
  • Lead project development initiatives, which includes the development and assessment of prefeasibility and feasibility studies, design of new business models, bankability assessment and implementation plans for development projects that lead to Afreximbank investments.
  • Conduct sector-specific data analysis and stress-testing of various operating models to help generate ideas for new projects, new products and platform businesses.
  • Design and implement scalable solutions and platforms that can be replicated across markets.
  • Spot game-changing trends, technologies and business models that can bring solutions to member countries.
  • Supervise the production of regular reports on the assigned project portfolio including monitoring progress against project milestones and KPIs.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and form partnerships with staff across Afreximbank, sponsors, clients and other external parties to enable delivery of projects.
  • Help build external recognition of Afreximbank’s distinctive capabilities in working in project development to catalyze greater flow of investment opportunities in the sector.
  • Work with the Head of Project Preparation to mobilize third-party capital.
  • From time to time and depending on workload and team needs, execute viable investment transactions in priority sectors (due-diligence, valuation, financial analysis, transaction structuring, documentation, negotiations etc.) that maximize development impact.
  • Any other duties as assigned by senior management.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

 

  • A first degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Engineering and post graduate degree or equivalent professional qualification in Business, Finance, Economics, or another relevant field.
  • At least 8 years of experience in the project and infrastructure finance sector, with a proven track record in project development preparing feasibility studies, financial models, hands-on advisory and/or consulting functions, or in an investment related function, developing and closing deals.
  • Strong, demonstrated understanding and proven hands-on experience in at least one of the following sectors: energy, transport and logistics, healthcare, agro-processing, light manufacturing, heavy industry, ICT, hospitality and tourism.
  • Regional knowledge of countries and understanding of infrastructure challenges faced by countries within the continent will be a plus.
  • Ability to interact directly and independently with the senior management of potential clients, financial and technical partners as well as senior government officials.
  • Genuine commitment to development and to Afreximbank’s mission, strategy, and values.
  • Capacity to innovate and challenge the status quo. Proven track record in new idea generation, business development, and creating projects/programs from scratch.
  • Experience in monitoring and reporting on a portfolio of projects/programs/initiatives.
  • Outstanding analytical and critical thinking skills; demonstrated ability to synthetize complex information and make concrete strategic and tactical recommendations.
  • Excellent people skills, openness to feedback, new ideas, and ability to guide, and motivate others.
  • Strong inter-personal skills, ability to interact effectively with clients and colleagues from various cultural backgrounds.
  • 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.
  • 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 Chalden Du Toit at chdutoit@caglobalint.com

 

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

 

Chalden Du Toit

Recruitment Consultant – Banking and Finance | Africa

CA Global Finance

 

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Job Reference: CDTBLR-PPU-001

Southern Africa
Posted 1 year ago
Reference No. CDTAAL0060

Financial Controller, Cape Town

Reference Number: CDTAAL0065

Job Description:

My client a leading FMCG investment business are looking to hire a newly qualified Financial Controller with 3 – 4 years’ experience. This role will be a great first entry step in to a leading listed company on the JSE.

Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing and preparing monthly management accounts
  • Assistance with Cash flow forecasting systems and treasury management
  • Assistance with Interim and Year-End reporting processes for the Group
  • Preparation and consolidation of weekly and monthly sales forecasts for the Group
  • Ad hoc assistance to the CFO and finance team
  • Preparing/Assistance with internal reporting documents
  • Preparation and assistance of quarterly reporting for internal board meetings
  • Management of the CAPEX approval process
  • Management of the SARS notifications in the group
  • Assistance in budgeting processes
  • Analysing and reviewing financial data, detail investigations and identifying areas for investigation

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Newly qualified CIMA or similar qualification
  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Interest/knowledge in systems Prophix and Qlik is advantageous
  • Able to support multiple work streams in the month-end close process.

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

Senior Consultant

Finance

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Job Reference: CDTAAL0060

Reference No. CDTMSCFO

Reference Number: CDTMSCFO

 

Job Description:

 

The Chief Financial Officer will direct and oversee the financial activities of the corporation, direct the preparation of current financial reports and summaries, and create forecasts predicting future growth.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Oversees Accounting department, budget preparation, and audit functions.
  • Works with other department heads to monitor each department and make recommendations.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Directs the preparation of all financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, shareholder reports, tax returns, and governmental agency reports.
  • Compares sales and profit projections to actual figures and budgeted expenses to actual expenses; makes or oversees any necessary adjustments to future projections and budgets.
  • Reviews planning process and suggests improvements to current methods.
  • Analyzes operations to identify areas in need of reorganization, downsizing, or elimination.
  • Works with the executives to coordinate planning and establish priorities for the planning process.
  • Supervise and manage financial department staff, including accountants and financial assistants
  • Motivate and lead finance team members by clarifying roles and providing helpful feedback
  • Establishes finance operational strategies by evaluating trends; establishing critical measurements; determining production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies; designing systems; accumulating resources; resolving problems; and implementing change
  • Monitor, evaluate and propose improvements to the new and/or existing systems and processes across the organisation.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Excellent management and supervisory skills.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
  • High attention to detail, organizational skills; critical thinking and problem-solving skills; research skills; analytical skills; computer skills
  • Proficient in database and accounting computer application systems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Honesty, integrity and reliability

Education and Experience:

  • ACCA / CPA / CMA or Master’s degree in Business Administration / Finance required.
  • Eight to ten years of experience in a similar position required.
  • Thorough knowledge of IFRSs & IASs and procedures

 

 

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

 

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

 

Chalden Du Toit

Consultant

CA Finance

 

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Job Reference: CDTMSCFO

Reference No. SRBLR-CONCLR-FWAF-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-CONCLR-FWAF-001

 

Nature and Scope:

 

The position holder will also be required to identify the Bank’s key/core customers in each region by sector and draw up Account Management Plans for the purpose of maximizing cross selling of the Bank’s products and services.

 

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:

 

  • 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

 

  • 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 organization 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 French & English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (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:

 

  • 12-month Contract
  • Willing and able to relocate to Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
  • 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

Managing 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 Category308989

Job Reference: SRBLR-CONCLR-FWAF-001

Eastern Africa
Posted 1 year ago
Reference No. CDTHOCF

Job Description:

 

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

 

Responsibilities:

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

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

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

                                        

 

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

 

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

 

Chalden du Toit

Recruitment Consultant  

CA Finance

 

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

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Job Features

Job Category308989

Job Reference: CDTHOCF

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