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ASSOCIATE, IATI (TRADE & CORPORATE FINANCE – JPP), INTRA-AFRICAN TRADE INITIATIVE [CAIRO]   DETAILS

JOB NAME

Associate, IATI (Trade & Corporate Finance – JPP), Intra-African Trade Initiative [Cairo]


POSTED BY: African Export and Import Bank AFREXIMBANK Egypt
REF:AFREXIM 139
Date Published:12 January 2022
Date of Expiration:11 July 2022
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LOCATION OF THIS JOB
 Egypt |  CAIRO in Egypt
INDUSTRY
DEVELOPMENT FINANCE INSTITUTIONS
JOB TYPE
Full-Time
MAIN JOB DESCRIPTION
1. Working time Full-time
2. Location Cairo, Egypt
3. Deadline 03/30/2022
4. Reference SRBRIATI

PURPOSE OF THE JOB
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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Review and Analysis:
1. Preliminary review of all financing and non-financing requests submitted by customers and partners to ensure they meet the Bank’s eligibility criteria.
2. Assist in evaluating the underlying financial assumptions of client’s proposal to ensure they are realistic and reliable.
3. Work out pricing to ensure it meets the Bank’s stipulated hurdle rates as communicated periodically.
4. Make business /commercial recommendations on proposals to team members following preliminary review.
5. Assist the team in structuring all Intra-African trade transactions, and under the supervision of a designated Intra-African Trade staff, develop draft indicative term sheets for transactions in line with customer’s request and the Bank’s products.
6. Develop pre-assessment memos on proposals received from potential borrowers, highlighting key aspects of the transactions, and providing sound arguments for the Bank to finance the transaction.
7. Under the supervision of a designated Intra-African Trade staff, develop new financing products and other programmes related to the Unit’s activities.

Reporting:
1. Prepare and manage Intra-African trade transaction pipeline on a timely basis.
2. Create and report the department’s management information (MI) for accurate decision-making.
3. Responsible for the preparation and timely submissions of Monthly Reports and other ad-hoc reports, to the Head –Intra-African Trade Initiative.
4. Develop, update and manage a database of clients and facilitation initiatives under the Bank’s Intra-African Trade Champions programme.

Business Development:
1. Develop presentations, marketing materials (brochures, and flyers) and disseminate to target customers of the Bank for marketing and business development purposes.
2. Advise clients on presentation of their financing proposals and requests to ensure it conforms to the Bank’s requirements.
3. Provide support to the team in managing all Intra-African trade customer relations, originating and on-boarding clients.
4. Coordinate specific publicity and business development events like Conferences, Exhibitions, Road Shows, etc., on behalf of the Intra-African Trade Initiative, where Afreximbank is participating and is tasked to lead; and
5. Undertake desktop research into business models and new initiatives.
6. Assist the team in policy advocacy and government relations, including relationships with Regional Economic Communities.
7. Assist the team in resource mobilization for major regional infrastructure projects.

Administration:
1. Following up on action-tracking logs resulting from internal committee meetings, external meetings and missions for which actions are required.
2. Liaise with relevant departments throughout transactions’ approval chain as well as in communicating queries and feedback to clients.
3. Support the team with administrative services during Road shows, missions and conferences.
REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS JOB
QUALIFICATION AND SKILL
1. Bachelor’s degree and a postgraduate degree in a relevant field from a recognized University backed by appropriate experience of at least 5 years.
2. Ability to research, evaluate business models and analyze financial statements and Information.
3. Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting.
4. Excellent written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese).
5. Demonstrate organizational capabilities, including ability to manage workload with limited supervision to attain goals.
6. Being able to multitask, proactive and able to use initiative appropriately.
7. 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:
1. 2 year contract.
2. Willing and able to relocate to Cairo, Egypt.
3. Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply.

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


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