Afreximbank: Assistant Manager, Projects & Asset Based Finance – Cairo, Egypt

Northern Africa
Posted 5 months ago

Reference No. BLRCDT-AMPABF

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-AMPABF


Nature & Scope:


The role of the position holder will be to participate in drawing up annual business development plans, developing pipeline of viable project finance and asset based transactions, resourcing the Client Relations teams and implement these plans with support from the Director of Project & Asset Based  Finance.


 


Responsibilities:


  • Originate and Execute commercially viable transactions across all sectors and segments in different member countries in liaison with the branch teams and with support from the Manager and Senior Manager, Project & Asset Based Finance;
  • Evaluate and appraising proposals from clients requiring  project finance and Asset based financing and giving feedback with the aim of making the transactions bankable;
  • Structuring projects, developing and negotiating term sheets to execution;
  • Participate in the preparation of annual business development plans, in relations to projects;
  • Translate business development plans into real business for the Bank from all segments of the market.
  • Building Financial Models for identified transactions.
  • Developing, marketing and managing products cutting across multiple segment and industries;
  • Manage given portfolios, from the process of origination, credit approval and contracting to ensure that the process is finalised within optimal time;
  • Supporting the credit department with relevant information to facilitate the credit process and the legal department in the facilitation of transaction documentation;
  • In line with the above, liaise with the Banking Operations department to ensure that once approval is obtained, disbursement is done within the required timelines and that the portfolio is managed according to the terms of the agreement and to the client’s satisfaction, until expiry of the same;
  • Establishing ties with market participants including international banks, African financial institutions, (project finance intermediaries), project sponsors and developers, corporates and commodity boards and organizations;
  • Train and equip the Client Relations Team on Project finance 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 or a professional qualification in Banking or International Trade Finance;
  • Sound experience of at least 7 years with a leading organization(s) and familiarity with the major trade and project finance products to be offered to clients especially syndication, co-financing, club deals, correspondent banking products including letters of credit, factoring, forfaiting, structured trade finance, carbon financing, corporate finance risk participations, project-related financing and considerable knowledge of how these work;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting and therefore knowledge of the workings of the main segments of the trade finance markets and the participants in major regions of Africa;
  • Ability to meet senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and win their confidence that the specialist’s products will meet the needs of these parties;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of  the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage
  • Excellent Financial Modelling and Analysis skills
  • Proven experience in marketing trade and project finance products.  The candidate must demonstrate experience and knowledge of designing and selling structured trade finance products;
  • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required in order to achieve the Bank's objectives;
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals.


 


Benefits and Contractual information:


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


 


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