Afreximbank: Associate, (Trade Intelligence Solutions)– Cairo, Egypt

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Reference No. MTAFX08

Afreximbank: Associate, (Trade Intelligence Solutions)– Cairo, Egypt


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 Should you meet the minimum requirements and wish to apply for the position please apply directly to CA Global Headhunters.


Reference Number: MTAFX08



  • The role is expected to help the Bank to achieve its mission of “stimulating  a consistent expansion and diversification of African trade so as to rapidly increase Africa’s share of global trade, while operating as a first class, profit oriented, socially responsible financial institution and a centre of excellence in African trade matters” by carrying out various theoretical and applied economic research and participating in preparation of reports and publications as may be required by senior management. 
  • The position holder will be responsible for turning data into meaningful insights and integrated trade intelligence solutions for our clients. The position holder will also assist in developing action plans for clients to execute our recommendations. The position holder will also assist in the analysis of data and production of econometric output including graphs for various research and Bank reports and assist in the production of research studies and preparation of technical reports for Clients and Senior Management.
  • Supporting the team in its efforts to provide market intelligence and advisory services including, identifying trade opportunities, market access requirements, restrictions, price information, trade and commercial policies, trading environment trends and scenario forecasting and market participants/ market access conditions.
  • Supporting the development of up-to-date information on trade highlighting the dynamics, including trade flows, supply and demand in the various sectors across Africa to enable investors and corporates identify potential markets and guide their business decisions; and also guide governments to improve policy formulation and investment decisions on trade and economic development.
  • Supporting the team with the preparation of client pitch documents, standardized slide decks and materials to onboard clients for consultancy mandates.
  • Supporting the team with the preparation of business cases, expansion plans for corporates and development of implementation plans to underpin successful delivery of projects.
  • Supports clients with their business development activities for clients through market introductions and B2B/B2G matchmaking with verified and vetted entities in Africa.
  • Maintaining and updating quantitative and qualitative trade, economic, or financial databases to support business origination and B2B matchmaking services of the Unit.
  • Collaborate with the social/digital media team in Communications and Events Department to ensure timely execution of social media engagements promoting the Unit’s activities and achievements on the TRIN’s platforms.
  • Collecting and analyzing key economic and trade data for preparation and/or enhancement of research methodology for required studies in the areas of trade, trade finance and economic development issues important to the Bank and Africa.
  • Providing project management support to the team to ensure timely delivery of consultancy assignments to our clients.
  • Gathering of data and other relevant material for preparation of presentations, financial modeling or any other thought leadership and report.
  • Supporting the conduct of cutting-edge research in economics, ranging from theoretical methodological issues to applied economics touching on trade development and financial issues covering sectors such as agriculture, manufacturing and services.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management.



  • Advanced degree such as an MBA from a recognized University or at least a Master’s degree or equivalent in Business, Economics, or other related fields.
  • Sound experience and proven track record of at least 5 years preferably in a top tier management consulting firm, or an economic research firm as a Management Consultant or Economic Research Consultant
  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation of client pitch documents, development of financial or economic models and preparation of presentations to distil key findings and present solutions to client problems.
  • Demonstrated experience in collection, monitoring of large economic and trade data and preparing presentations, insights and thought leadership.
  • Ability to analyse and draw inference from the analyses of financial and economic data.
  • Good knowledge of banking practices in Africa.
  • Familiarity with major trade database including those of ITC, WTO, UNCTAD, and DOT; and another database such as WDI and IFS
  • Good knowledge of relevant statistical and econometric software for analysing large volumes of data (e.g. SPSS, STATA, E-views, Mathlab, SAS, MICROFIT, PcGive, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


Contractual information:

  • Permanent employment
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo for the opportunity.
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply.


If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Matthew Taylor at  


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