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In Kenya, agriculture, industry and manufacturing, and services are the three main economic sectors.

Kenya is one of most visited countries in Africa, with visitors flocking in from all over the globe, and a large expat community. And it’s not hard to see why. The country is famous for its wildlife safaris, white sand beaches, friendly people, and Olympic athletes. It was also a forerunner in democracy and economics in Africa.

The healthcare system is struggling in Kenya although quality healthcare can be found.
Nairobi, the capital, is not the safest place, with car-jackings and violent crime prevalent; however, expatriates and tourists are not usually the targets, but rather poorer citizens. Travellers are also warned of terrorism threats in the country. Overall, though, the country is not too unsafe for foreigners, and many expats enjoy life in Kenya and the temperate climate of Nairobi.

CA Global has been recruiting in Africa for 15 years and places highly skilled individuals in jobs in Kenya. Go to our Africa Jobs portal to find the job board where we advertise mid- to senior-level jobs in Kenya for locals, Diaspora, and expats across various sectors.

Reference No. SRBLR-LEGA-PE-002

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.

 

About FEDA: The Fund for Export Development in Africa (“FEDA”) is the impact investment subsidiary of Afreximbank set up to provide equity, quasi-equity, and debt capital to finance the multi-billion-dollar funding gap (particularly in equity) needed to transform the trade sector in Africa.

 

Reference Number: SRBLR-LEGA-PE-002

 

Job Summary:

This is a transactional role with a focus on a wide range of strategic M&A, private equity, venture capital, joint venture and other corporate and capital markets transactions. The role of the position holder will be seconded to FEDA to provide the required legal advice to the Chief Executive Officer of FEDA, its management, Investments team and its Board as may be required.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the, review, management and negotiation of private equity investments, venture capital investments, joint ventures, co-investments, private placements, sub-underwritings, pre-IPO investments and similar transactions on behalf of the FEDA and its funds.
  • Lead legal due diligence work on prospective portfolio companies (Targets), working collaboratively with, and acting as the point person in dealing with legal advisers and Target’s management on all legal matters.
  • Act as lead transaction counsel on deals, manage transaction review, drafting, negotiation and execution of the full range of deal documentation.
  • Provide legal advice to management and colleagues in all areas of FEDA’s activities and proffering solutions to legal problems, constraints, risks, options, consequences and approaches.
  • Provide advice and support to internal stakeholders to develop, establish and improve internal processes relating to investments.
  • Provide compliance support and advice with respect to information barriers, restricted list reviews, inside information and thresholds.
  • Take initiative to identify and analyze problems, generate alternative solutions and make decisions with little direction/supervision.
  • Manage external deal counsel, in conjunction with the investment team during execution of transactions.
  • Work closely with the financial, tax, human resources, information technology, commercial, technical, environmental, social and governance advisers to assist FEDA with the structuring of transactions by providing legal insights. This includes pre- deal and post deal structuring and restructuring.
  • Representing FEDA internally and externally in negotiation, disputes, consultations and other proceedings that require legal representation.
  • Any other duties as assigned by senior management.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • A degree in Law with excellent academics and a relevant post-graduate (master’s) degree from a recognised University.
  • Qualified in a common law or civil law jurisdiction with not less than 8 years post-qualification experience in a private equity and venture capital practice.
  • The successful candidate will be a motivated commercial lawyer and will have detailed legal knowledge of M&A, JVs, private equity and venture capital investments, preference shares, and corporate finance and be able to translate this knowledge into actionable advice and into the management of effective legal processes.
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of private equity practices in Africa and internationally.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of FEDA’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese).
  • Strong skills in drafting a variety of legal documents and communicating complex issues clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment with quick turnaround expectations.
  • Negotiating skills and capacity to work with other professionals including non-legal professionals to develop innovative solutions.
  • Willingness to assume multiple roles and tasks to meet changing business needs with ability to foresee, troubleshoot and effectively resolve conflicting issues and challenges.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo or any other member country of Afreximbank.

 

Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Rwanda and open to further relocation later if required.
  • Suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Shearidan Rabsch at srabsch@caglobalint.com

 

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Shearidan Rabsch

Recruitment Manager - Global

Banking & Finance

 

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Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: SRBLR-LEGA-PE-002

Reference No. LC02

Non-executive Directors ( Decision-making / Reviewing / Risk Management) – Maputo, Mozambique

Reference Number: LC01

Job Description:

A client of ours is looking for a Non-executive Director. Directors need to be aware that they are personally subject to statutory duties in their capacity as directors of a company. In addition, the company as a separate legal entity is subject to statutory controls and the directors are responsible for ensuring that the company complies with such statutory controls. The Companies Act codified certain common law and equitable duties of directors for the first time. The act sets out the general duties of directors, which are:

  • To act within powers in accordance with the company’s constitution and to use those powers only for the purposes for which they were conferred.
  • To promote the success of the company for the benefit of its members.
  • To exercise independent and impartial judgement.
  • To exercise reasonable care, skill, and diligence.
  • To avoid conflicts of interest.
  • Not to accept benefits from third parties.
  • To declare an interest in a proposed transaction or arrangement.

Responsibilities shall include:

Non-executive directors should:

  • Bring a genuinely independent and external perspective to stimulate board debate and enhance decision-making.
  • Provide value-added input to strategy and strategic development.
  • Act in the best interests of the company as a whole.

NEDs should also assist in carrying out the duties of the board, such as:

  • Reviewing, approving and ongoing monitoring of the strategic plan.
  • Checking organizational capability concerning stated objectives.
  • Reviewing financial performance against targets.
  • Raising capital.
  • Reviewing any significant changes in the company, such as financial or administrative structures.
  • Providing advice on significant investments or divestments.
  • Monitoring legal, ethical, risk and environmental compliance (ESG).
  • Appointing senior management.

Non-executive directors: must also:

  • Act as a catalyst for change and challenge the status quo when appropriate.
  • Maintain the highest ethical standards, probity, and integrity of the company.
  • Help the executive team manage risk.
  • Play a lead role in board committees.
  • Play an active role in helping the CEO manage their executive team, including new appointments.
  • Have specific and relevant training for the role.
  • Non-executive directors are expected to focus on board matters and not stray into ‘executive direction’ thus providing an independent view of the company that is removed from the day-to-day running.
  • Have broad experience in the field of banking combined with specialized knowledge in a specific field (e.g., and/or IT / Legal / Finance / Banking / Risk/ ESG / Executive Management / FinTech).

Qualifications & skills required:

  • Strategic Thinking.
  • Effective Communication.
  • Good Decision Making.
  • Leadership.

 

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Linda Carstens at licarstens@caglobalint.com

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Linda Carstens

Recruitment Consultant

CA Global Finance

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Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: LC02

Eastern Africa
Posted 1 year ago
Reference No. CDTHOCF

Job Description:

 

Reporting to the Head of Capital Markets Ltd, the Head of Corporate Finance will be responsible to grow the business of the unit in a strong and sustainable manner within relevant laws and regulations as well as internal company policies, guidelines, rules and regulations.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Devise short term and long-term strategies and plans to meet the objectives of the corporate finance business
  • Drive the implementation of approved strategies and plans to deliver the objectives
  • Deepen working relationships with the Bank and other entities of the Group towards developing a pipeline and proposing appropriate solutions to clients
  • Identify potential targets for Transaction Advisory services, covering DCM, ECM, M&A and Private Equity, among others
  • Develop a network of Investors, Financial Intermediaries and DFI’s who can support in raising capital for prospects
  • Develop business cases and present them to top management for approval and endorsement
  • Ensure that product and/or service problems are effectively resolved in a timely manner
  • Ensure an optimum structure with the required staffing skills and competencies to deliver set objectives
  • Effectively lead and manage the corporate finance team towards optimal performance
  • Ensure effective management of company resources

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • University Degree in Finance/Accounting/Statistics or related field
  • A postgraduate degree, CFA or any other relevant professional qualification would be a definite advantage
  • At least 10 years of relevant experience out of which 5 years shall be at a senior position in a financial institution
  • Cross sector and product experience and full understanding of Debt Capital Markets, Equity Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Advisory
  • Good knowledge of Corporate Finance, Investments, Valuation and Financial Modelling
  • Strong strategy and business planning skills
  • Ability to build and optimise stakeholder networks
  • Strong leadership and people development capabilities
  • Excellent contact in the industry and a strong track record in deal execution
  • Conversant with relevant legislation
  • Ability to produce high quality output within tight deadlines

                                        

 

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

Recruitment Consultant  

CA 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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Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: CDTHOCF

Eastern Africa
Posted 1 year ago
Reference No. SRCDTCRM

Reference Number: SRCDTCRM

 

Job Description:

A leading International Bank based in kenya, is looking for a Senior Manager in Group Model Risk Validation who will be responsible for End to End validatation of the Credit Risk models for both Retail and wholesale portfolios.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Carrying out end to end Credit Risk model validation for both retail and wholesale portfolios and create model validation report
  • Indepth understanding of Credit Model developemnt best practises
  • Develop alternate Model for Validation where applicable
  • Manage the policies and procedures.
  • Model inventory Management.

 

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

 

  • Indepth knowlwdge in Statistical and ML model developemnt
  • Proficent in Python coding
  • Proficiency in MS office tools
  • Relevant and apt knowledge in banking technologies and automation tools.

Key Critical Competencies

 

  • Minimum of a University Degree relevant to financial services.
  • At least 5 years experience in Python coding
  • Alteast 5 years experience in Machine Learning and Statistical model developemnt

Effective application of industry guidelines, bank policies and relevant legal regulations to successfully meet the desired compliance standards

 

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

Recruitment Consultant  

CA 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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Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: SRCDTCRM

Reference No. CDTRL1

Job Description:

Our client within the financial sector, who forms part of a leading Mauritian bank is currently looking for a Risk lead, who would be Reporting functionally to the Risk Management Committee of the client, and administratively to the Chief Executive Officer of the company, the incumbent will be responsible for driving the risk management function of the company with a view to protecting economic value and supporting sustainable growth in line with the strategic goals of the Cluster and within the limits of agreed risk appetite and limits set by the Board and/or through regulatory guidelines/requirements.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that policies and procedures are developed and regularly updated
  • Drive an appropriate risk culture within the cluster
  • Design and maintain appropriate risk metrics within the different areas of risk including, but not limited to, credit risk, market risk, liquidity risk, operational risk, reputational risk and IT risk
  • Develop and use appropriate tools, methodologies and models to measure and manage risks
  • Ensure that appropriate dashboards and databases are maintained
  • Report to the Board/Board Risk Committee on risk practices and adherence to risk management norms
  • Conduct stress testing on a regular basis
  • Liaise with the credit underwriting function
  • Monitor the adoption of appropriate security and data integrity standards and configurations across software solutions deployed
  • Work with the companies business and control functions, as well as with the risk functions of the Group entities to continuously enhance the risk management function
  • Conduct risk assessments on new products and client segments
  • Adhere to high ethical standards and comply with all regulations/applicable laws
  • Ensure high level of service standards including level of ethics and integrity in line with the banks values
  • Ensure that an optimum structure with the required staffing skills and competencies exists to deliver set objectives
  • Effectively lead and manage the team towards optimal performance
  • Ensure effective management of company resources

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Post graduate qualifications in Accounting/Finance/Economics/Financial Risk Management or any other relevant field or equivalent professional qualification
  • 7+ years’ experience in Financial/Risk Management of which 2 years must be at a supervisory level
  • Thorough knowledge of financial services business, global trends and regulatory requirements
  • Excellent Analytical, Problem Solving and Decision-Making skills
  • Strong Leadership and Interpersonal and Coaching skills
  • Ability to relate market/economy knowledge and trends to the business, anticipating potential risks and impacts

 

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

Recruitment Consultant

CA 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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Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: CDTRL1

Reference No. SRCDTHOCRA

Job Description:

The Head of Compliance Risk Assessment, Governance & Testing shall support the Group Director, CFCC by delivering the strategy and execution of the Compliance, Financial Crime Risk and Conduct Risk assessment programs for the Group. This includes performance of annual Risk and Control assessments for Compliance, FCR and Conduct. In addition, the role is responsible for monitoring client risk and control activities, performance and validation of cyclical activities such as monthly financial crime risk management initiatives, control enhancing and testing, incident research, data acquisition and validation, leading remediation as required and other ad hoc control initiatives, and projects. The role holder will also lead key Governance, Compliance Testing and Enforcement activities, along with the relevant strategic and operational MIs into the various executive and board committees as well as other workgroups

 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leading the Compliance, Financial Crime Risk and Conduct Risk assessment programs, including the integration of related activities with the ERMF and other risk management frameworks in the Group.
  • Collaborates with stakeholders from Risk and the business to develop tactical and strategic solutions to enhance and streamline the risk assessment processes for Compliance, FC and Conduct.
  • Lead Compliance, FC and Conduct risk assessment, oversight, governance and testing meetings. Also responsible for the overall programs including ongoing process improvements, managing and tracking assessment activities, and follow-up of assigned actions.
  • Lead the design and delivery of a portfolio of Compliance, FC and Conduct risk tests scripts to monitor compliance with regulation and internal policy.
  • Oversight and delivery of Compliance, FC and Conduct ongoing scenarios assessment workshops, so that Group anticipates threats, assesses vulnerabilities, and ensures readiness and resiliency.
  • Compilation, validation and monthly delivery of Group Compliance, FC and Conduct risk appetite monitoring, including escalations, referrals, and tracking.
  • Analyze compliance, FC and conduct risk events, perform root cause analysis on respective controls and ensure remediation is well designed to avoid repeat of risks and/or issues.
  • Support the Business teams in Compliance, FC and Conduct risk self-identification processes and ensure self-identified issues in relation to first line controls are well analyzed and documented with properly designed remediating actions, and track actions to completion.
  • Engage in risk discussions with internal/external auditors, regulators and other risk functions within the Group.
  • Provide leadership to team members and support in leading the larger Risk & Compliance organization across the Group

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Master’s degree plus relevant professional qualifications such as CAMS, ICA.
  • Requires 15+ years of professional experience and 6+ years of management experience.

 

Critical Skills:

  • No less than 12 years of compliance, financial crime and conduct risk management experience, with significant portion in risk assessment, governance and testing within a large international bank.
  • Strong understanding of compliance, FC and conduct risk obligations and requirements within the banking industry.
  • Good experience in leveraging analytics and technology solutions to manage risk assessments and other initiatives.
  • Critical thinking skills to understand and analyze complex problems.
  • Effective communicator with strong writing and verbal abilities to communicate across all levels of the Group.
  • Ability to develop strong relationships and collaborate with senior business and function leaders to influence change.
  • Proven focus on deliverables, organized, and ability to manage multiple high priority deliverables.
  • Self-starter, highly organized, and detailed-oriented.
  • Strategic and critical thinking and the ability to concisely convey complex regulatory concepts and possible solution sets.
  • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills
  • Exercise high level of discretion and confidentiality due to the sensitive nature of the scope of work.
  • Extremely detail oriented with ability to elevate details into strategies.

 

 

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

Recruitment Consultant  

CA 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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Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: SRCDTHOCRA

Reference No. CDTSSL

Sustainability Specialist  (Supply Chain / Quality Assurance  / Clothing / Manufacturing) – Nairobi, Kenya

 

Reference Number: CDTSSL

 

Job Description:

An International clothing manufacturing client of ours is looking for a Sustainability Specialist who will be responsible for supporting and advising the business to ensure that all supply chain operations vendors lead in social and environmental sustainability. They will Implement all activities aimed at assuring cutsewfinishlaundary fabric millssundries suppliers meet TOE and legal requirements. They will also Operationalize Sustainability in Value Chain- upstream, instream and downstream, and Manage all works on Sustainability so as to support North East Asia growth as a source base and key market. They will need to positively influence and educate vendor partners, other stakeholders and employees, on environmental and social issues.

 

Job Purpose:

  • Person to provide business support and advice on Terms of Engagement, legal compliance as well as verify that all the company’s approved garment and fabric manufacturers are in compliance with legal requirements.
  • Build and manage the companies relationships with Sustainability related external stakeholders, including NGOs, third-party providers, government, and other brands.
  • Monitor changes in local social, Health & Safety and environmental sustainability laws and regulations and works with his/her Manager to ensure the companies policies and standards evolve to meet local requirements.
  • Manage potential alerts driven mainly by external request or out of the companies monitoring programs.
  • Ensure timely and successful Implementation of the Sustainability Programs- Sustainability Vendor Model, Worker Well- Being, Supply Chain Scope Expansion, Chemical Management, Water Strategy, SAC- HIGG Index Self-Assessment, any other as developed by Global.
  • Ensures that supply chain vendors are consistently capturing and reporting social Health & Safety and environmental sustainability data to the companies data systems.
  • Reporting to the different internal and external stakeholders to assure legal and TOE compliance, as well Key Performance Indicator’s assuring accuracy and according to the deadlines requested.
  • Overviews and manage to external consultants, external monitors North East Asia for Environmental, Health&Safety knowledge and capacity building.  
  • Support partnership with ILO Better Work for Cambodia and Vietnam.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Ensure supply chain operations and vendors meet the companies social and environmental, health and safety standards and policies (approximately 70%)

 

  • Works with suppliers, GSC partners – PD&S, third party service providers, other brands, government, and civil society to understand & improve the overall sustainability status of supply chain. 
  • Collaborates with suppliers, GSC and other stakeholders to analyze supplier performance, identifying areas for improvement.
  • Works with suppliers, GSC and other stakeholders to enhance supplier management systems, management and worker training and capacity building projects (e.g. BSR, ILO, IFC projects) to ensure continuous improvement on the companies social and environmental standards.
  • Works with suppliers to ensure timely, accurate reporting on the companies Sustainability data requirements.
  • Investigate any allegations against the reputation of the company in terms of sustainability related activities & provide recommendation to resolve the issues in a sustainable manner.
  • Support in developing & rolling out sustainability related programs
  • Follow up, manage, report on sustainability related programs independently
  • Provides advice, guidance, and education to GSC functions on social and environmental sustainability standards, procedures, and program initiatives.

 

Manage external information and relationships (approximately 30%)*

 

  • Monitor relevant changes in social and environmental sustainability laws and regulations.
  • Work with Director Asia and regional project managers to ensure that the companies policies and standards are relevant to local laws and practice.
  • Build and manage the companies relationships with Sustainability related external stakeholders, including NGOs, third-party providers, government, and other brands.
  • Lead response to Sustainability Alerts with advice of Director Sustainability Asia and Sub Sahara 

 

Key relationships/Peers:

 

  • External: Code of Conduct and Environmental Managers for other Global Brands, NGOs, Trade Unions, External Service Providers on Terms of Engagement, ILO, BSR.
  • Internal: Regional Managers, SSM, Legal, Community Affairs Managers, Foundation regional manager  and  fabric sourcing manager, Quality assurance, Finishing Engineer and Corporate Communication .

 

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Master’s degree in Business Management Social Work with specialization in Labor Laws & Industrial relationshipsEnvironment Health & Safety. 
  • 5 years’ experience in the same or related field with other brandsretails reputed buying houseNGO or third party service provider.
  • Experience of performing Social and Environmental Health & Safety assessments independently, Knowledge of textile industry, local laws & other legislations.
  • Good communication skills – Writing and speaking  – English and local language, Good computer knowledge, Good  inter personal relationships, Good analytical skills 

 

Primarily works from home.  Position will require domestic and international (geo scope) travel to suppliers and global programs (approximately 25% of time)

 

Job requires the following physical activities: travel to geographical countries, computer use.

 

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

Recruitment Specialist 

CA Global Finance

 

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Job CategoryOther

Job Reference: CDTSSL

Reference No. SRBLR-HPM-003

Job Description:

Our banking client is currently recruiting a Head of Portfolio Management to be based in Khartoum, Sudan, reporting to the Director of Investment Department.  The incumbent will Lead, direct, and coordinate the activities of the portfolio management division.   Responsible for the supervision of the banks externally managed investment portfolios in accordance with relevant guidelines, investment policies, criteria and processes as outlined in the investment procedures and evaluation of their performance against risk/ return objectives and criteria.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Implement and develop investment policies and strategies for the Portfolio Management Division to enhance returns and reduce risks
  • Formulate, develop, and implement the portfolio management division’s strategy and business planning process in accordance with the bank’s general strategy.
  • Develop and implement short- and medium-term operational plans and budgets, including key performance indicators
  • Provide the necessary data for the draft annual budget and the draft five-year plan.
  • Supervise the implementation of best practices regarding investment procedures identifying areas for improvement, and submitting recommendations to the Investment Director
  • Recommend the development of investment-related strategies and procedures necessary for achieving optimal investment performance, including recommendations for change in asset allocation and rebalancing
  • Supervise the division’s activities, activating its resources, and managing its priorities
  • Ensure implementation of the bank’s investment decisions
  • Follow up on the process of monitoring and evaluating external investment managers, custodians and creditors and recommend changes when necessary
  • Ensure and follow up on external investment managers and securities lending custodian’s adherence to the banks investment directives.
  • Ensure compliance with investment policies and procedures approved by the Board of Directors
  • Periodic review of the strategic asset allocation, outlining of investment policy, and provision of recommendations to management
  • Supervise the preparation of requests for proposals sent to investment managers, securities, and lending custodians in accordance with approved policies and procedures, and submit evaluation results to the Director, Investment
  • Supervise the conducting of due diligence for new investment managers securities, lending custodians in accordance with the approved policies and procedures
  • Supervise the coordination with the treasury division to periodically follow up on the status of externally managed liquid portfolios
  • Supervise the coordination with the Financial Affairs Department (investment accounting) on issues related to investments and calculating management and custody fees
  • Establish, maintain, and improve relationships with investment managers, custodians, securities lenders and advisors through correspondence, meetings and discussions to ensure adequate relationships are in place
  • Organizing periodic meetings with current investment managers, custodians, securities lenders, and advisors to discuss issues related to the bank’s investments and opportunities
  • Follow up on preparing and submitting periodic reports to management, the investment committee, and the Board of Directors
  • Oversee the process of evaluating portfolio performance against risk/return
  • Prepare studies as required by management
  • Participation in forums and conferences related to investments
  • Coordinate with the advisor on all or some of the investment-related activities and issues whenever necessary
  • Lead the portfolio division team to ensure that they receive appropriate technical support and direction
  • Provide clear direction, prioritize tasks, assign and delegate responsibilities, and monitor workflow
  • Plan, manage and review individual performance, provide feedback periodically, develop and train regularly, and take immediate action when necessary

 

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Compliance with the bank’s regulations and rules in all aspects of work
  • Continuously ensure the quality of work for all activities related to the department
  • Completion of other related work assigned by the direct supervisor

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • University degree in financial management, business administration, statistics, or its equivalent
  • Masters or equivalent preferred
  • A professional certificate in the investment field is preferred, for example (CFA or its equivalent)
  • At least 8 years of similar experience in asset management companies or international financial institutions and investment banks, preferably at least 3 years of which in a leadership position in similar international institutions
  • Fluency in Arabic in addition to English and (or) French, and knowledge of both is preferred

 

Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency in the use of computers and software related to investment and statistics, including for example, the Bloomberg information Platform
  •  High capabilities with methods of research, analysis, evaluation and reading of statistical models in the field of investment management, portfolios, trading and the performance of portfolio managers across fixed income, stocks, hedge funds and risk management
  • Full knowledge of investment concepts, terminology, models, investment strategies and treasury activities
  • The ability to analyze and evaluate the risks and performance of investment managers
  • Extensive knowledge of investment concepts, methods, and statistical models
  • High skills in managing investments and investment portfolios, knowledge of financial markets and preparing studies
  • Financial and economic analysis, knowledge of financial markets, the investment environment, and mechanisms for dealing with them
  • Analytical skills and high abilities in the use of computers and software related to investment statistics and management tasks

 

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

Managing Consultant

CA 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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Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: SRBLR-HPM-003

Reference No. CDTBE1

Reference Number: CDTBE1

 

Job Description:

Our leading banking client is currently recruiting an Economist/Partnership Expert for the East & Southern Africa region.

The incumbent will be responsible for consolidating the company’s partnership with countries, international financial organizations, and institutions through financing projects in the public sector and technical assistance operations.

 

Technical Responsibilities:

  • Establishing contacts with beneficiary countries in the West and Central African region whose affairs they have been assigned to pursue by the Head of the Unit
  • Evaluating the economic situation and the needs of recipient countries for resources and technical support operations with appropriate terms and conditions for projects and operations, to be submitted to the company’s management
  • Preparing special studies on the promising economic sectors and/or those which the company is interested to consider and cover in its future plans
  • Coordinating with the head of the unit with regard to the studies and reports that he is required to prepare, especially those related to the preparation of a record of the projects under consideration, the annual lending program, and the annual program of technical assistance operations that materialize into annual programs for cooperation with states
  • Conducting the required financial analysis and feasibility assessment of the projects and operations assigned to him/her and preparing reports to assess the general and sectoral economic conditions, reports of the payment status of the beneficiary countries, and reports covering the activities of financing and development institutions operating in these countries
  • Preparing and updating memoranda of cooperation with African countries, following up on them and constantly updating their data
  • Follow up on the economic indicators issued by the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the African Bank and other Arab financial institutions related to the countries that he/she is responsible for following up
  • Participation in evaluation missions for projects financed by the company
  • Supervising the review of feasibility studies financed by the company
  • Review requests for loan disbursement and technical assistance
  • Arrange to receive delegations and make the necessary preparations in coordination with the Public Relations Division and work on preparing minutes of meetings, and any other organizational matters in order to make these visits a success
  • Participate in the organization of events and seminars concerned with Arab and African development affairs and work to encourage the participation of Arab investors in them in order to familiarize them with the available opportunities and to provide them with the necessary studies.
  • Introducing Arab products within the context of encouraging Arab-African trade exchange
  • Assist in developing new operations through missions, examining and evaluating requests from countries and regional organizations for financing and technical support operations from the company.
  • Reviewing requests for financing, collecting all information and data related to them, and submitting observations regarding them to the head of the unit.
  • Participating in the analysis, evaluation and follow-up of operations
  • Participating in preparing project approval reports and technical assistance operations
  • Participating in the organization of seminars and courses organized by the company, and working to encourage the participation of investors in such occasions and presenting to them the available investment opportunities, studies and information on these opportunities.
  • Providing the competent authorities within the company constantly with information concerning the beneficiary countries with regard to the various sectors, development institutions and public bodies
  • Searching for new areas for the company’s projects and operations in support of African countries that are alligned  with the company’s goals and strategies

 

Responsibilities:

  • Continuously ensuring the quality of work for all activities related to his/her tasks
  • Complying with the laws, regulations and instructions in force, and adhere to the rules and methods of work approved by the company
  • Perform other related tasks assigned to them by their direct superior

 

 

Requirements:

  • University degree in Economics or equivalent
  • Professional certificate s in the field of project management, evaluation, economic feasibility or equivalent is preferred
  • A similar experience of not less than 5 years, preferably at least two years in similar international institutions
  • Fluency in the Arabic and English is a must, fluency in French is a plus.

 

Skills:

Technical skills

  • Proficiency in the use of computer and software related to management of financing projects and functions.
  • High capacity in the preparation and follow-up of reports, performance indicators and data analysis.
  • Formulate and set goals with the ability to manage time and performance.
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations and legislation relating to job functions.
  • Ability to successfully change and disseminate leading practices.
  • Familiarity with the financial and economic analysis of projects.

 

Personal and behavioral skills

  • Maintain integrity and professional confidentiality and comply with rules and regulations.
  • Ability to work and lead in a multicultural environment.
  • Working under pressure with minimal supervision and attention to detail.
  • Having a sense of responsibility and initiative.
  • Ability to organize, coordinate, follow up and work in a team spirit.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Creative thinking and keeping pace with latest advances/trends.
  • Self-motivation, initiative and professionalism in performance with continuous learning and development.
  • Personal strength and tact.

 

 

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

Recruitment Consultant

CA 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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Job Features

Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: CDTBE1

Reference No. Reference Number: CDTALDOS1

Reference Number: CDTALDOS1

 

Job Description:

This role is primarily focused on providing leadership in relation to K-12 curriculum and encompasses responsibility for the academic care of all students, assisting the General Manager with leadership and management of all aspects of learning and teaching. It is the role of the Director of Studies to guide best practice in the delivery of high-quality teaching and learning programs.

The Director of Studies is a member of the school’s management team and chairs the heads of studies per school cycle.

The Director of Studies is a member of the school’s teaching community and as such, will participate in the regular life of the school.

 

Responsibilities:

The Director of Studies will work collaboratively with the General Manager regarding specific directions in pedagogy and curriculum in line with the overall vision for teaching & learning at the school. He/she will contribute to data-informed decision making for continuous improvement in the school’s academic outcomes.

The Director of Studies provides key administrative leadership in areas affecting the academic program of the school and has responsibility for the smooth running of the academic program in the following areas:

 

  • Academic Organization
  • Academic Guidance
  • Academic Compliance

Academic Organization

  • The development and oversight of the school timetable
  • Approving staff professional development applications
  • Supporting teacher accreditation processes for teachers, in liaison with the school Cambridge accreditation
  • Overseeing each department’s staffing allocations and timetable
  • Overseeing Academic Reporting processes
  • Overseeing organization of all examination and testing periods
  • Overseeing processes for recording assessment data
  • Calendar management in relation to external providers
  • Calendar management in relation to curriculum-based excursions
  • Attendance at and contribution to calendar meetings
  • Administration related to the curriculum, such as textbooks, practicum placements and examination timetables

Academic Guidance

  • Overseeing processes for, liaison with and provision of advice to students, teachers and parents on subject selection and subject and class changes
  • Working collaboratively with the General Manager in ensuring the delivery of quality teaching and learning programs, including programs of acceleration, extension, support and remediation, including differentiation at all levels, through liaison with heads of department
  • Liaison with the Careers Advisor on student career education programs
  • Provision of study skills advice to students and the development of student study skills program
  • Mentoring Heads of Department in areas of curriculum development and leadership attributes
  • Complaints management relating to academic matters: student complaints, teacher complaints, parent complaints
  • Monitoring student academic progress
  • Oversight of the selection of the recipients of annual academic awards

Academic Compliance

  • Compliance with the requirements of Cambridge International in relation to curriculum
  • Processes relating to Cambridge registration, including the maintenance of work samples, teaching programs, registers and assessments
  • Contribution to annual reporting requirements as related to curriculum and staff
  • professional learning

 

Requirements:

Within the context of the role described above, the ideal applicant will be someone who has:

  • Demonstrated the capacity to provide leadership in learning for the achievement of quality learning outcomes for all students
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills and the capacity to develop and sustain productive relationships within and beyond the school community
  • Capacity to use strategic thinking and analytical skills to contribute to educational outcomes of all students
  • Demonstrated support for and the capacity to develop and maintain an organizational culture based on ethical professional and personal behaviors and values
  • Demonstrated knowledge and interest in curriculum across all subject areas
  • Love of teaching and working with children
  • Ability to engage and inspire colleagues
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other teachers
  • Strong Information and Communication Technology skills
  • Ability to contribute to the life of the School
  • Support of the ethos of the School

 

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

Recruitment Consultant

CA 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

Apply now

Job Features

Job CategoryFinance

Job Reference: Reference Number: CDTALDOS1

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