Afreximbank: Associate, Project Development – JPP – Cairo, Egypt

Northern Africa
Posted 6 months ago

Reference No. JAAPD

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  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: JAAPD


  1. Review and Analysis: 

  • Carry out research and analysis as may be required for development of new initiatives or project concepts.
  • Make business /commercial recommendations on proposals from consultants and external stakeholders following preliminary review.
  • Assist in evaluating the underlying financial, technical and commercial assumptions of a project or initiative to ascertain viability.
  • Support the Project Development team in implementing special projects that relate to industrialization and export development, including:
  • the establishment of Industrial Parks, Innovation and Technology Parks and Special Economic Zones.
  • the establishment of African Quality Assurance Centers.
  • the establishment of African Medical Centers of Excellence.

  1. Reporting:

  • Help with the identification of all workstreams under each project and prepare activity level work plans.
  • Support the successful delivery of identified initiatives under the department through effective facilitation, tracking, and reporting.
  • Prepare and ensure timely submission of monthly reports for the Project Development Unit.
  • Creating and reporting the department’s management information (MI) for accurate decision making.

  1. Business Development:

  • Assist with the review, development, and distribution of marketing collateral to various target customers of the Bank.
  • Establish ties with market participants including African financial institutions, project sponsors and developers and organizations in generating new business opportunities.
  • Act as the single point of contact between project execution teams and external stakeholders such as third-party contractors, service providers, and government bodies.
  • Represent Project Development Unit in internal & external meetings when required to do so.

  1. Administration:

  • Following up on action tracking logs resulting from internal committee meetings, external meetings and missions for which Project Development Unit actions are required.
  • Liaise with relevant departments in communicating queries and feedback to clients.
  • Supporting the Project Development team with administrative services during missions and conferences.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • First degree in Engineering, Project Management, Finance, Economics, or other relevant field from a recognized University backed by appropriate experience of at least 3 years.
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field an added advantage.
  • 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, Arabic and Portuguese).
  • 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 able to be multitasked, Proactive and able to use initiative appropriately.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • 2 year contract.
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo, Egypt.

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

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Jamie Adams

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