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  • The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) - The bank was established in Abuja, Nigeria in October, 1993 by African Governments, African private and institutional investors as well as non-African financial institutions and private investors for the purpose of financing, promoting and expanding intra-African and extra-African trade. The Bank, headquartered in Cairo, the capital of the Arab Republic of Egypt.

    Senior Manager, Risk Management (Specialized Engineering Risk)

     


    Reference Number: LIPBLR11
    Location: Cairo, Egypt

    Responsibilities
    Assist the Bank in identifying mitigating and/or managing the technical and engineering risks inherent in developing and/or financing physical projects by:

    • Directly identifying and evaluating such risks and ensuring that they are within the Bank’s risk appetite;
    • Playing a critical role in scoping the Terms of Reference to be used in identifying third party professionals to assist the Bank in conducting activities in (i) above, should that be outsourced. Also, be the lead in reviewing the reports so provided for completeness and appropriateness of service rendered;
    • Participating in the evaluation and selection of third-party service providers in the areas of conducting project due diligence as well as project monitoring and control and providing the same services where the Bank chooses not to outsource them;
    • Identifying and clearly communicating risks inherent in projects being developed or financed by the Bank;
    • Supporting relevant departments of the Bank in monitoring the performance of credits and value of project assets;
    • Making appropriate recommendations to management aimed at preserving and enhancing the value and/or life of the project assets.
    • Participate in detailed project appraisal, in accordance with existing Bank procedures;
    • Oversee the execution of approved projects to ensure that they are being implemented according to design;
    • Review project documentation and guide the Bank’s decision with respect to the technical closure of the project;
    • Review exception reports to ensure timely decision making where remedial action needs to be undertaken;
    • Support the Credit Quality Assurance unit in monitoring the various technical covenants and undertakings customary to specialized lending transactions to ensure that such facilities maintain acceptable credit quality throughout their life;
    • Support the development, review and risk assessment of the Bank’s own initiated projects to ensure that the Bank implements projects that are within its set risk appetite;
    • Effectively assess and mitigate specialized lending risks across the entire value chain including pre-stage research, investment model design, business negotiation, project financing, exit mechanism and implementation management;
    • Develop reporting systems to manage, monitor and report activities related to the specialized lending assets and Bank owned projects;
    • Prepare timely and comprehensive activity reports to Senior Management on a monthly basis; and
    • Undertake all such other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Director Risk Management.

    Requirements

    • A First Degree in Engineering in the following disciplines: Civil, Mechanical, Process, Environmental, Chemical, Electrical or Architecture, and a Postgraduate Degree in Economics, Commerce, Operations Research, Business Administration or Project Management;
    • Minimum 10 years’ work experience with at least 3 years in project management and project evaluation. Experience in financial and investment appraisals will be an added advantage;
    • Candidates who successfully organized or participated in overseas/international investment projects in infrastructure, manufacturing will be preferred;
    • Previous experience in infrastructure development, with in-depth knowledge of at least one of the following fields: electricity, transportation (road, rail networks, ports and harbours, airports), ICT and urban infrastructure;
    • Experience with project appraisals; investment analysis; risk analysis;
    • Experience in investment analysis (technical) and decision making in a multicultural organization;
    • Demonstrated ability to deal with diverse clientele and situations as well as the ability to resolve problems using sound judgment;
    • Good command of project modelling, operations research, strong project evaluation, project management and financial analysis skills;
    • 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;
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic, and Portuguese);
    • Impeccable interpersonal skills and the ability to build and manage senior-level interactions with a range of external stakeholders up to executive level;
    • Ability to propose innovative solutions to complex problems which have a significant impact on the function or wider business;
    • Possesses the highest personal and professional integrity; and
    • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required to achieve the Bank's objectives.

    Contractual information

    • Permanent
    • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
    • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

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    Manager, Banking Operations (Business Support)

     

    Reference Number: LIPBLR14
    Location: Cairo, Egypt
     
    Responsibilities
    Business Initiative Implementation:

    • Provide governance structure and framework for BAOP change initiatives and projects, create and maintain business project catalogue
    • Oversee implementation of BAOP business change initiatives, and coordinate interaction with other functions on initiatives and projects impacting BAOP, both IT and non-IT related
    • Communicate to relevant stakeholders on project objectives, schedule and progress to ensure ongoing buy-in.

    Business Policy and Process Management:

    • Provide governance structure and framework for policy and process management and establish an ongoing continuous improved culture across BAOP
    • Create and maintain business policy and process catalogue and manage implementation of policy and process changes across BAOP
    • Undertake capacity planning for BAOP, utilizing MI & Analytic capabilities to understand business performance and efficiency as well as working with other BAOP units to identify process and capacity issues.

    Business Risk Control:

    • Implement a strong first line of defense risk culture across Banking Operations
    • Maintain and execute the Bank’s Operational Risk Framework in BAOP including:
    • Risk and control assessments
    • Internal control monitoring activities, including control testing
    • Operational risk incident analysis and reporting
    • Liaise with RIMA and INAU on BAOP operational controls to understand and address any control deficiencies
    • Provide input to all BAOP units on the required degree and effectiveness of operational controls in relation to internal and external standards.

    Management Information (MI) & Analytics:

    • Oversee the MI & Analytics function, ensuring objectives as outlined are delivered
    • Provide a manufacturing capability for data analysis and reporting, enabling other functions in the Bank to make informed decisions with enhanced business intelligence
    • Provides a framework for leveraging data for tactical and strategic decisions by transforming data into analytical and operational reports
    • Responsible for conducting periodic audits to ensure reporting capabilities are aligned to business and stakeholder requirements
    • Communicate business performance and associated metrics to senior management.

    Client Services and Document Management:

    • Responsible for implementation of client services and document management capabilities with overall objective of ensuring delivery of BAOP services in line with agreed SLAs and enhanced client experience
    • Understand client feedback and internal KPIs with respect to servicing quality and execute improvement initiatives
    • Undertake client service reviews in conjunction with Origination and Operations functions
    • Provide document related support during transaction execution as required.

    Requirements, Qualification and Skill

    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Banking or Finance from a recognized University plus a post graduate degree in a relevant field;
    • A professional qualification in the Banking will be an advantage;
    • Proven experience of at least 8 years with a reputable banking organization in business management, strategy implementation and project/ change management roles. Experience in credit administration, trade finance processes and back office operation will be a positive differentiator. The candidate must demonstrate experience and knowledge of operating in a fairly complex banking environment with proven knowledge and understanding of best market practice in banking operations management;
    • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa;
    • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments;
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese);
    • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals.

    Contractual information

    • Permanent
    • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
    • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

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    Manager, Banking Operations (Payment Services)

     

    Reference Number: LIPBLR13
    Location: Cairo / Egypt
     
    Responsibilities

    Payments Subject Matter Expert:

    • Subject matter expertise in Payments in support of correspondent banking strategy and other Payments related initiatives across the Bank.
    • Work closely with Product and other teams to develop and champion new payment product ideas and commercialization of ongoing payment product initiatives.

    Transactional Account Management:

    • Own client deposit and transactional account opening, management and maintenance processes within Banking Operations, working in close conjunction with Loan Administration units
    • Ensure appropriate and up to date client due diligence is in place prior the opening of all client accounts and on an ongoing basis through establishing effective coordination with Compliance and the origination departments
    • Ensure appropriate records are in place to support the accounts opening and ongoing payments processing, including account opening forms, signature mandates and email indemnity forms as required.
    • Responsible for the development and maintenance of written processes and procedures for the payments unit

    Payments and Transactions Processing:

    • Support the efficient operations of the Loan Administration and Trade Services with responsibility for payment transactions execution within Banking Operations, overseeing facility related outward and inward payment execution, approval and monitoring
    • Interact with other functions where required for additional information, clarification, approval or escalation
    • Adhere to SLAs as part of transaction execution

    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;
    • Professional qualification in Banking or Cash Management such as CertICM will be an added advantage;
    • Proven experience of at least 8 years with a reputable banking organization in payments and cash management product management or payments back office operations in a fairly complex banking environment;
    • Ability to operate in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting;
    • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments;
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese);
    • Strong knowledge and understanding of Payment Product and Payment Market Infrastructure, systems, policies, procedures and industry best practice; and
    • Mentors, motivates and coordinates junior resources in own area, including providing technical guidance and supervising their daily activities.

    Contractual information

    • Permanent
    • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
    • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

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    Manager, Client Relations (East Africa) - East Africa

     

    Reference Number: LIPBLR15
    Location: Cairo, Egypt

    Job 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, summarising 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 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.

    Contractual information:

    • Permanent
    • Willing and able to relocate to Nairobi
    • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

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    Manager, Internal Audit (IT & Information Security Audit)

     

    Location: Cairo, Egypt

    Responsibilities

    • Developing and maintaining the IT Risk Assessment, including identifying areas internal audit should focus.
    • Conduct IT audits or lead teams in performance of IT audits and reviews of systems, applications and IT processes including:
    • Evaluate information general computing controls and provide value added feedback and test compliance with those controls.
    • Various other reviews of IT management policies and procedures such as change management, business continuity planning/disaster recovery and information security to ensure that controls surrounding these processes are adequate.
    • IT security audits (such as network, operating system and data centre), including to evaluate whether security vulnerabilities are properly and fully identified and mitigated. Coordinate the scope and performance of these reviews with the IT function/business units and external security experts.
    • Pre and post-implementation audit of system implementations or enhancements.
    • Maintain quality work paper documentations that adequately support audit findings and conclusions;
    • Liaise with Auditees at all stages of the audit and manage the presentation of draft audit findings to stakeholders with a view to obtaining necessary buy-in, including management response commitments;
    • Propose recommendations to address the established root cause of observed issues to the respective areas and follow up implementation of agreed management action plans;
    • Provide Business and IT management with guidance on IT risk management matters particularly on application and infrastructure security, emerging risks, and international best practices;
    • Build and implement tools to analyze data to improve audit efficiency and effectiveness (including risk assessments) and develop analytics to provide business insights or for continuous auditing.
    • Assist the Head of Internal Audit Unit with other assignments including involvement in the development of internal audit policies and working practices, conduct audits or lead audit teams in operational/financial audits.

    Requirements

    • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Finance, Accounting or Business Administration, IT Risk Management/Governance;
    • Recognised accounting/auditing professional qualifications (ACA, ACCA, CPA, CIA etc.) and information systems certifications (CISA, CISSP, CISM);
    • Minimum 8 years of relevant IT Audit/IT Governance experience with a banking background;
    • Experience with multiple technology domains including Windows, database management, networking and software/applications implementation;
    • Familiarity with information security standards and best practices for securing computer systems;
    • Understanding of international auditing standards like COBIT;
    • Continually updated with latest changes in technology;
    • Experience with IT Operations is desirable while experience with data analytics will be advantageous;
    • Good understanding of risk management and internal control environment within the IT function;
    • Strong knowledge of Banking including Trade Financing, Project/Development Financing and Treasury activities is required;
    • Excellent communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages (French, Arabic and Portuguese) is an added advantage;
    • Strong analytical skills, highly organised, detail oriented and good report writing and presentation skills;
    • Proactive, self-motivated and result-driven orientation with ability to drive work to conclusion and meet deadlines with minimal supervision;
    • The candidate should be able to produce high quality work independently as well as a cohesive member of a small team;
    • Ability to work closely with and support General Auditors in integrated audits;
    • Ability to work effectively in an evolving and challenging multi-cultural environment.

    Contractual information

    • Permanent
    • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
    • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

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    Assistant Manager, Projects & Initiatives Management

     

    Reference Number: THJBLR7
    Location: Cairo, Egypt

    Responsibilities

    • Leading the project initiation process for agreed Strategic Initiatives, including completion of project charters for all projects and obtaining Executive Management sign-off;
    • Preparing a policy and procedures document that defines the standards for project management in the Bank and obtain Executive Management sign-off;
    • Assist to plan, budget, oversee and document all aspects of the specific project within the scope of the Projects & Initiatives Management Office (PIMO);
    • Work closely with Heads of Departments to make sure that the scope and direction of all projects and initiatives   are on schedule;
    • Working with an agreed training company to implement comprehensive training of selected project managers;
    • Supporting the successful delivery of initiatives undertaken by the Bank through effective facilitation, tracking, and reporting;
    • Responsible for all the reporting to the Bank’s Project & Initiative Management Office;
    • Assisting and advise Project Managers, and other critical stakeholders on the best use of project management disciplines and approaches within a fast-paced and dynamic environment;
    • Deploy best practice project management tools and assist to embed the same within, the departments;
    • Providing effective management support to project teams on small to medium sized projects, and assisting Project Managers on streams of other large projects; and
    • Undertake all such other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Special Assistant to the President on Banking and Strategic Initiatives.

    Requirements

    • A First Degree and a Postgraduate Degree in Economics, Commerce, Operations Research, Business Administration, Project Management, Engineering or IT;
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification;
    • At least 5 years’ work experience with at least 3 years in project management and project evaluation. Experience in financial and investment appraisals will be an added advantage;
    • Experience with project appraisals; investment analysis; risk analysis;
    • Experience in investment analysis (technical) and decision making in a multicultural organization;
    • Demonstrated ability to deal with diverse clientele and situations as well as the ability to resolve problems using sound judgment;
    • Good command of project modeling, operations research, strong project evaluation, project management and financial analysis skills;
    • 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 multi-task and manage various project elements simultaneously;
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic, and Portuguese);
    • Impeccable interpersonal skills and the ability to build and manage senior-level interactions with a range of external stakeholders up to executive level;
    • Ability to propose innovative solutions to complex problems which have a significant impact on the function or wider business;
    • Possesses the highest personal and professional integrity; and
    • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required to achieve the Bank's objectives.

    Contractual information

    • Permanent
    • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
    • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

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    Manager, Research & International Cooperation (Knowledge & Records Management)

     

    Reference Number: LIPBLR17
    Location: Cairo / Egypt
     
    Responsibilities

    • Lead the strategic direction of the information and knowledge sharing activities of the Bank;
    • Manage the Bank’s Library in accordance with international standards and deliver library services (current awareness, information services, information delivery, resource sharing and access to information, etc) to the Bank;
    • Be responsible for managing the Bank’s Library including acquiring new information materials and accession and ensuring the classification, catalogue and circulation in accordance with the Bank’s standards;
    • Develop a library policy and procedures manual elaborating procedures and policies that will govern the operations of the library and its relationship with departments and staff of the Bank;
    • Develop the electronic services of the Bank’s Library including the development of databases and overseeing the development of the library website/intranet as the online presence for the Bank’s library (in liaison with the appropriate staff) and develop and maintain balanced collections of information resources in print and digital formats that will be accessed physically and via an online information portal of digital resources;
    • Develop a records management policy and procedures manual (including filing and indexing and records retention and archiving) to use for all documents that need to be archived, back log documents and all documents to be generated going forward;
    • Be responsible for setting up the Bank’s Records Centre intended to serve as a central repository in which the Bank can store and manage all of its physical semi-active and inactive/archival records including their retention and final disposition;
    • Develop, maintain and advocate the electronic document and records management system (EDRMS) for the Bank to ensure the preservation of the Bank’s records and retrieval;
    • Initiate digitization of the Bank’s backlog documents that have been filed and indexed, into electronic form following the indexing system implemented above and using the document management system installed;
    • Support preparation and development of communication materials related to information about the business of the Bank e.g. newsletters and other Bank flagship knowledge products;
    • Support the production of knowledge-based publications, including Occasional Papers, Reports on Workshop, Seminar Proceedings, etc.;
    • Coordinate innovative knowledge management approaches such as communities of practice, and other KM tools (for sharing information and experience);
    • In conjunction with the External Communication function, organize activities aimed at the dissemination of Bank flagship knowledge products internally and externally via mail, e-mail, and knowledge dissemination stands as side events during Bank conferences, and other professional gatherings; and, facilitate the circulation of information materials, including newsprint services, to senior management;
    • Assist in the organization and management of learning events including conferences, seminars, workshop and meetings;
    • Establish strong relationships with users and stakeholders to identify knowledge management needs/requirements; and
    • Promote the library through activities such as displaying new materials in the library and at meetings and workshop/different fora and media; developing and implementing a communications/promotion plan for the Library including the development of promotional literature including catalogues and brochures; encouraging the use of the Library.

    Requirements, Qualification and Skill

    • Post graduate degree in Library Services or Information Science/Management or other related field from a recognized University;
    • Sound experience of at least 8 years in a setting that involves the generation of a large amount of economic research and analysis data;
    • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of 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);
    • Possession of skills in the management of library services including the definition of library policies and procedures and their dissemination, as well as highlighting required tools for the administration of all library services;
    • Demonstrated possession of skills in implementation and management of centralized document registries and archives, and knowledge of up to date software and hardware to support such activities; and
    • 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 from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

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    Manager, Board Secretariat

     


    Location: Cairo, Egypt

    Job Responsibilities

    • To prepare notices, agenda and other relevant documents for the convening of Board Meetings, General Meetings (Annual and Extra-Ordinary) and various Board Committee Meetings for the Bank and its subsidiaries within the required timelines;
    • To draft accurate minutes of the Boards and Board Committees of the Bank and its subsidiaries, and all General Meetings of shareholders within the required timelines;
    • To ensure preparation, maintenance and updating of various statutory records and documents as applicable under the Bank’s Treaty and Charter documents and constitutive documents of its subsidiaries;
    • Assisting in the preparation of the appropriate Corporate Governance codes and preparing and maintaining the relevant documentation for their implementation;
    • Assist in the preparation of the Bank’s various reports and publications such Annual Reports, by providing the relevant data in corporate governance related areas;
    • To facilitate the audit of statutory and Secretarial records by the Bank’s auditors, and to handle due diligence of records by external parties (e.g. rating agencies);
    • Providing advice on international best practice corporate governance principles and their application as may be required for the operations of the Bank and its subsidiaries;
    • Support the Board Secretariat and the President in facilitating and managing interaction with various shareholders and Board members;
    • Provide professional assistance and advice in the issuance of shares and other equity instruments and the various compliance requirements related to the process;
    • Ensure adequate preparations are in place and required assistance provided for the management of elections for office bearers at all General Meetings in accordance with the Bank’s relevant instruments; and
    • Any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management.

    Requirements - Qualification and Skill

    • Post graduate degree in Law from a recognized University and a Diploma in Legal Practice of a recognized Bar Course or Certified Membership in ICSA;
    • Professional company secretarial practice and experience of not less than 8 years, with particular emphasis on the financial services industry, is essential.  Experience in handling secretarial matters related to multilateral or international organisations will be an advantage;
    • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of best practice corporate governance practices in Africa;
    • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and to present required advice on various secretariat related issues to the Bank's senior management and the Board;
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and working knowledge of French or vice versa. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (Arabic and Portuguese);
    • Strong skills in drafting a variety of legal/secretarial documents and communicating complex issues clearly and concisely;
    • Familiarity with trade and project finance issues, treasury issues and transnational transactions is desirable;
    • Ability to speedily grasp the essence, content and implications of the Bank’s constitutive documents in order to be able to provide advice on them;
    • Negotiating skills and capacity to work with other professionals to develop innovative solutions to conflicting interests and positions; and
    • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals.

    Contractual information:

    • Permanent
    • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
    • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

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    Assistant Manager (Board Secretariat)

     

    Reference Number: LEEBLR5
    Location: Cairo, Egypt
     
    Responsibilities

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

    Requirements, Qualification and Skill

    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or similar plus a relevant Post Graduate Degree.
    • A Company Secretarial qualification would be an added advantage.
    • A minimum of 5 years working experience in a similar role, preferably in the financial services industry.
    • Demonstrable organisation and planning skills.
    • Demonstrable proficiency in English and working knowledge of one of the Bank’s other working languages (French, Arabic or Portuguese).
    • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change-oriented setting.
    • Innovativeness, resourcefulness and ability to learn quickly.
    • Strong problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English (French & Arabic are added advantage).
    • Excellent computer skills in Excel, MS Word and PowerPoint.
    • Excellent time keeping skills and ability to put in extra hours as may be required.
    • Ability to work under minimum supervision and to multi-task.
    • High level of integrity and confidentiality.
    • Ability to draft “ready to go” memo’s and reports.

    Contractual information

    • Permanent
    • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
    • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply.

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    Manager, Client Relations (Southern Africa)

     

    Reference Number: LIPBLR16
    Location: Harare / Zimbabwe
     
    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, 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;
    • 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 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.

    Contractual information

    • Permanent
    • Willing and able to relocate to Harare
    • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

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    Manager, Legal (Banking & Finance - Francophone)

     

    Reference Number: MARBLR06
    Location: Cairo, Egypt

    Responsibilities

    • Supporting the coordination of the Bank’s internal and external legal capacities in the performance of its legal function and working with internal legal staff and external parties as approved by Management;
    • Preparation of a variety of legal documentation including transaction documentation designed to protect the interests of the Bank as lender, borrower, co-lender, service user or provider and in a wide range of other capacities;
    • Negotiation of legal documents with the Bank’s legal counter-parties and under the guidance of Management;
    • Providing legal advice to management and staff in all areas of the Bank’s activities and proffering solutions to legal problems, constraints, risks, options, consequences and approaches;
    • Review legal documentation prepared for the Bank or arising from the work of the Bank;
    • Representing the Bank internally and externally in negotiation, disputes, consultations and other proceedings that require legal representation;
    • Participation in legal aspects of the Bank’s business and lending as well as borrowing operations including loan administration and various committees as management may specify; and
    • Any other duties as assigned by senior management.

    Requirements, Qualification and Skill

    • A good first degree in French Civil Law and either a relevant post-graduate degree from a recognised University or a Diploma in Legal Practice from a recognised school in lieu;
    • Professional legal practice and experience of not less than 8 years, with emphasis on the banking and finance industry is required, backed with demonstrated experience in any of the following areas; structured trade and corporate finance; project and asset-based finance; guarantees and specialised finance; financial institutions lending; sovereign lending;
    • This is a Transactional Banking role with a focus on the lending activities of the Bank. Strong banking and finance law fundamentals are essential;
    • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa and specifically OHADA;
    • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and to present legal advice on various management issues to the Bank's senior management and the Board;
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French and English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (Arabic and Portuguese);
    • Strong skills in drafting a variety of legal documents and communicating complex issues clearly and concisely;
    • Ability to speedily grasp the essence, content and implications of the Bank’s constitutive documents to be able to provide advice on them;
    • Ability to review under strict deadlines long and complex transactions and other legal documents;
    • Negotiating skills and capacity to work with other professionals including non-legal professionals to develop innovative solutions to conflicting interests and positions; and
    • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals; and
    • High levels of emotional intelligence and emotional resilience to be a good team player in a diverse legal team is a requirement;

    Contractual information

    • Permanent
    • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
    • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply.

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    Manager, Project & Asset Based Finance (Asset Based Finance)

     

    Reference Number: LEEBLR6
    Location: Cairo / Egypt
     
    Responsibilities

    • Originating and completing commercially viable Asset based finance transactions across all industries 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 Asset Based Finance 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 Asset based finance projects;
    • Translate business development plans into real business for the Bank from all segments of Asset based financing market;
    • Developing, marketing and managing products cutting across multiple industries where Asset based finance is required;
    • 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 Asset Based 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, corporate finance risk participations, project-related financing and considerable knowledge of how these works;
    • 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.

    Contractual information

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

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    Manager, Project & Asset Based Finance (Extractives)

     

    Reference Number: LEEBLR5
    Location: Cairo, Egypt

    Responsibilities

    • Originating and completing commercially viable transactions in the extractive industry 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 financing in the Extractive sector 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 extractive projects;
    • Translate business development plans into real business for the Bank from all segments of extractive market;
    • Developing, marketing and managing products cutting across multiple segment in the extractive industry;
    • 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 for the extractive sector 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 participation's, 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.

    Contractual information

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

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    Manager, Legal (Banking & Finance - Anglophone)

     

    Reference Number: MARBLR04
    Location: Cairo, Egypt

    Job Descriptions

    • Supporting the coordination of the Bank’s internal and external legal capacities in the performance of its legal function and working with internal legal staff and external parties as approved by Management;
    • Preparation of a variety of legal documentation including transaction documentation designed to protect the interests of the Bank as lender, borrower, co-lender, service user or provider and in a wide range of other capacities;
    • Negotiation of legal documents with the Bank’s legal counter-parties and under the guidance of Management;
    • Providing legal advice to management and staff in all areas of the Bank’s activities and proffering solutions to legal problems, constraints, risks, options, consequences and approaches;
    • Review legal documentation prepared for the Bank or arising from the work of the Bank;
    • Representing the Bank internally and externally in negotiation, disputes, consultations and other proceedings that require legal representation;
    • Participation in legal aspects of the Bank’s business and lending as well as borrowing operations including loan administration and various committees as management may specify; and
    • Any other duties as assigned by senior management.

    Requirements
    Qualification and Skill:

    • A good first Degree in English Common Law and either a relevant post-graduate degree from a recognised University or a Diploma in Legal practice from a recognised school in lieu;
    • Professional legal practice and experience of not less than 8 years, with emphasis on the banking and finance industry is required, backed with demonstrated experience in any of the following areas; structured trade and corporate finance; project and asset-based finance; guarantees and specialised finance; financial institutions lending; sovereign lending;
    • This is a Transactional Banking role with a focus on the lending activities of the Bank. Strong banking and finance law fundamentals are essential;
    • 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 present legal advice on various management issues to the Bank's senior management and the Board;
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank'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 speedily grasp the essence, content and implications of the Bank’s constitutive documents to be able to provide advice on them;
    • Ability to review under strict deadlines long and complex transactions and other legal documents;
    • Negotiating skills and capacity to work with other professionals including non-legal professionals to develop innovative solutions to conflicting interests and positions; and
    • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals; and
    • High levels of emotional intelligence and emotional resilience to be a good team player in a diverse legal team is a requirement;

    Contractual information:

    • Permanent
    • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
    • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

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