Afreximbank: Associate, Client Relations (Associate / Strategy / Business Planning / Client Relations) – Cairo, Egypt

Location: Cairo, Egypt, South Africa
Date Posted: 04-08-2017
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
1.         Reviews and Analysis: 
 
  • Preliminary review of all financing and non-financing requests submitted by customers to ensure they meet the Bank’s eligibility criteria.
 
  • Carry out initial and basic analysis by calculating relevant financial ratios including, Leverage, profitability, efficiency and cover ratios. etc
 
  • Assisting in evaluating the underlying financial assumptions of client’s proposal to ensure they are realistic and reliable.
 
  • Analyzing historical and projected financial statements.
 
  • Working out pricing to ensure it meets the Bank’s stipulated hurdle rates as communicated periodically.
 
  • Make business /commercial recommendations on proposals to the Regional Branch team following preliminary review.
 
2.         Reporting:
 
  • Under the supervision of a designated Regional Branch staff, draft a pre-assessment memo as and when the need arises.
 
  • Developing and drafting term sheets for transactions in line with customer’s request and the Bank’s products.
 
  • Prepare and manage the Regional Branch transaction pipeline on a timely basis.
 
  • Creating and reporting the department’s management information (MI) for accurate decision making.
 
  • Submission of Branch Monthly reports through the Regional Manger to the Director – Trade Finance & Branches.
 
3.         Business Development:
 
  • Assisting with the review, developing and marketing of Business Materials to various target customers of the Bank.
 
  • Advising clients on presentation of their financing proposals and requests to ensure it conforms to the Bank’s requirements.
 
  • Develop, update and manage a database of Trade Finance Intermediaries.
 
  • Representing the Regional Branch office in Internal & external meetings when required to do so.
 
  • Undertaking desktop research into business models and new initiatives.
      
4.         Administration:
 
  • Following up on action tracking logs resulting from internal committee meetings, external meetings and missions for which Regional Branch actions are required.
 
  • liaise with relevant departments in communicating queries and feedback to clients
 
  • Supporting the Regional Branch team with administrative services during Road shows, missions and conferences.
 
5. Skills, Knowledge and Attitude
 
  • Ability to research, evaluate business models and analyze financial statements and Information.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from a recognized University backed by appropriate experience of at least 5 years. An MBA would be accepted in lieu of experience. 
  • 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 work load with limited supervision to attain goals.
  • Being able to be multitasked, proactive and able to use initiative appropriately.
 
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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