Afreximbank: Assistant Manager, Client Relations – Cairo, Egypt

Location: Cairo, Cairo, Egypt
Date Posted: 03-08-2017
CA Global Headhunters has been retained by the Afreximbank - an African focused Trade Finance bank - to recruit for this role and various others.  Should you meet the minimum requirements and wish to apply for the position please apply directly to CA Global Headhunters.

All roles offer Tax Free Salaries paid in USD
Duties and responsibilities
  • Develop Account Plans in coordination with the Client Relations Managers and Regional Manager;
  • Works within clear operational guidelines, autonomously managing less complex clients or transactions and supports senior colleagues on more complex transactions;
  • Provide support in sales activity planning, including reviewing existing customer files to identify sales opportunities;
  • Resolving customers’ queries within agreed authority;
  • Timely production of 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;
  • Providing support in drawing up of new business pitches;
  • Assisting in the preparation of annual Regional Strategic and Marketing Plans;
  • Provide support in the preparation of new business Pre-Assessment Memos and Credit Proposals from the region;
  • 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
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by Management.
Skills, Knowledge and Attitude
  • Bachelor’s degree and post graduate degree in Business Administration, Banking, Finance or other relevant field from a recognized University;
  • Sound banking experience of not less than 5 years and 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 and project-related financing;
  • Strong financial and credit analysis skills and undertakes detailed data analysis, financial modelling and research;
  • 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);
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments;
  • Demonstrate organizational capabilities, including ability to manage work load with limited supervision to attain goals.
  • Being able to multitask, being proactive and able to use initiative appropriately;
  • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours, with short deadlines, where required in order to achieve the Bank's objectives; 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 role
Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required in order to achieve the Bank's objectives
Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting
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Lizette Pienaar
Recruitment Associate
CA Global Finance

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