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Afreximbank – PwC jobs in Africa

Our Client- Afreximbank (based in Cairo, Egypt) is a Trade Finance Bank established for the purpose of financing, promoting and expanding intra-African and extra-African trade. The Bank was established through an agreement signed by member states and multilateral organisations and a charter that governs its corporate structure. In addressing the gaps in intra-African trade, the Bank has set up an Investment Holding company (FUNFED) under its Equity Investment Programme.

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC Nigeria) has therefore been contracted by Afreximbank to recruit experienced and competent individuals to provide strategic leadership and direction to FUNFED.

 Please note that candidates will be temporarily based in Cairo, Egypt – thereafter, moving to Mauritius.

How to apply:
  1. Qualified candidates should apply by visiting www.pwc.com/ng/executive-search OR
  2. Submit your CV/resume to [email protected] quoting the job reference code as the subject of the email.

CURRENT AVAILABLE JOBS

 
Chief Finance and Operating Officer (Reference: FFD 001)

Administration of the Financial Operations and Treasury of FUNFED and oversee of the Shared Services function.

Key Responsibilities: Overall administration of FUNFED’s and the Equity Funds’ finance functions. Maintain systems of internal controls and implement financial strategies for FUNFED. Develop appropriate operations strategy for FUNFED and ensure effectiveness of all internal and external processes. Oversee the Shared Services function (HR and Administration, IT Management, Procurement, Legal). Carry out company secretarial duties at commencement of FUNFED operations.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor and Masters’ degrees in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Business or related subject with recognized professional certifications e.g. CPA, CFA, ACCA, CMA or its equivalent.
  • Minimum of 15 years relevant experience in a financial leadership role with fund management knowledge in private equity.
  • Experience of statutory financial reporting and knowledge of IFRS.
  • Experience working with/in the operations team of a private equity.
  • Excellent analytical skills, high aptitude for quantitative reasoning and problem-solving.

*Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Must be willing and able to relocate to Cairo, Egypt
  • Tax-free salaries paid in USD.

 
Chief Investment Officer/Portfolio Manager (Reference: FFD 002)

Support the delivery of FUNFED’s investment strategy and oversee/implement Investment Vehicles. Manage Fund of Funds, Direct Investments and generate investment pipeline for FUNFED.

Key Responsibilities: Provide leadership support in the execution of each funds’ mandate. Develop and deliver fund raising strategy with diverse range of sustainable funding to support FUNFED’s objectives. Develop a strong pipeline of good quality investment opportunities and retain a long-term investor base. Engage donors and investors to discuss the current and potential impact of each investment. Develop FUNFED’s communications and media profile and establish relationships within the global investment community. Lead financial due diligence activities and interact with the different consultants as regards to making investment decisions. Interact with the management of portfolio companies and review performance on regular basis. Develop exit strategy for the fund and oversee exit activities for investment. Assist the CFO in preparing the required investment reports to regularly inform the Board.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with MBA/MSc or PhD in relevant field.
  • Relevant professional certification such as CFA. Minimum of 15 years’ experience in private equity and merchant banking with profound understanding of origination, structuring, financial modelling, closing of investment banking deals and/or Fund management.
  • Experience in a start-up within the financial services or private equity space.
  • Knowledge of impact investing and prior experience working with DFIs in Africa. DC1

*Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Must be willing and able to relocate to Cairo, Egypt
  • Tax-free salaries paid in USD.

 


 
PA to the CEO  (Reference No: FFD 003)

Provide administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer and FUNFED office.

Key Responsibilities: Manage the personal calendar of the CEO and book his appointments/ organize meetings. Receive and sort in-coming mails. Screen phone calls and deal with enquiries. Ensure all official documents (passport, visa, insurances, memberships, etc.) are renewed before their expiry. Arrange travel itinerary for the CEO, make accommodation reservations and prepare expense accounts and allocations as requested. Register the CEO and his delegates for conferences and prepare all relevant documentation for meetings. Take minutes during meetings and submit summary of briefs for CEO’s use. The PA will also have the role of an office administrator.

Requirements:

  • First degree in Business Administration/Secretarial Studies or related Social Sciences discipline and a post graduate degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in office support, secretarial or administrative function in a reputable company.
  • Knowledge of scheduling & coordinating travel arrangements, understanding of basic techniques of record and file organisation.
  • Basic accounting knowledge and book keeping experience.

*Contractual information:

  • Permanent
  • Must be willing and able to relocate to Cairo, Egypt
  • Tax-free salaries paid in USD.


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