7 Jun 2024

Submit CVs – Latest Recruitment at CA Global (8 Positions)

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CA Global Headhunters is an international recruitment and staffing company with an in-depth focus on Recruitment in Africa. We recruit talent of the highest standard across African Sectors in Mining, Oil & Gas, Engineering, Banking, Finance, Legal, Insurance, Commodities and Agriculture.

Associate, Human Resources

Job Description

  • The AFC is seeking an accomplished professional to join their Human Resources department.
  • This pivotal role involves actively participating in the implementation of the People Strategy and the annual People Plan, ensuring policy interpretation and consistent implementation of People Processes, Standards, and Tools across the organization.
  • As the linchpin for HR Process and Systems Effectiveness and Efficiency, you will provide a single-point responsibility for the efficient operation of all key HR Processes and SAP HCM systems availability and reliability.

Compensation and Benefits Management:

  • Assist in the design and implementation of appropriate employee reward strategies, policies and programs to enable AFC to attract and retain the best talent.
  • Administer employees’ benefits i.e. housing, education, vacation, medical insurance, life insurance, etc in accordance with the Corporation’s policies, and ensure that efficient and accurate record is maintained.
  • Provide support in effective administration of the monthly payroll working together with the Financial Control and the Operations and Settlement teams Implement the outcomes of the IPF ranking exercise especially Bonus and Salary increase payments following annual IPR process.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly schedule of pension contributions and remittance of same to the approved PFAs/Trustee, review of monthly reports from the Administrator and Trustee, preparation of appropriate management information report and maintenance of up-to-date staff pension contribution records.
  • Coordinate the yearly external audit of the pension scheme.

Cost Leadership And Budget Management

  • Support coordination of the preparation of the yearly HR departmental budget.
  • Provide relevant input into the corporation budget with regards to people’s cost
  • Monitor and report monthly progress/variance on approved people’s cost, as a way of achieving cost leadership

People Systems

  • Generate reports on transition process of people systems.
  • Day-to-day management/running of the AFC’s people system.
  • Act as focal point of contact for resolution of all employee’s issues with respect to SAP HCM
  • Coordinate the resolution of any identified issues on SAP HCM with the IT team and the External Consultant.
  • Provide advice on systems improvement during implementation.

Management Information Reporting

  • Produce an array of HR Analytics monthly and quarterly as may be directed by HRD i.e.
  • Monthly status report on the implementation of the learning and development
  • Monthly status report on Workforce and Headcount as well as people cost.
  • Diversity maps with respect to AFC’s talent pool at least twice every year
  • Goal setting, mid -year review and end -year appraisal implementation status report
  • Monthly probation management report, leave utilization, etc.

Talent Management

  • Assist in implementing resourcing plans by supporting the resourcing of vacancies in line with timelines and diversity requirement.
  • Provide required onboarding support to new employees, if any
  • Implement talent review process by undertaking high quality and timely potential ranking and succession planning.
  • Consolidate inputs from Divisional heads into the corporate promotion grid in support of the promotion panel.
  • Prepare draft remuneration proposal for new employees from Band 3 and below.

Strategy, Learning & Organizational Effectiveness

  • Provide advice, professional support and contribute to the delivery of the HR Functional Plan and ensure compliance with regulatory and statutory requirements concerning HR matters.
  • Promote synergy and collaboration in interdepartmental activities and communication in order to embed a team culture and other corporate values in the organization.

Performance & Reward Management

  • Assist with the implementation of effective performance and career management strategies that would help sustain a performance driven culture and ensure appropriate balance between staff’s personal and organizational goals.
  • Coordinate the Implementation AFC’s performance management system within the assigned Division/Departments, to ensure it is objective, equitable, transparent and merit driven.
  • Provide required support to the Divisional Heads for assigned client divisions for the year-end appraisal.
  • Monitor and track the compliance level of yearly goal setting, mid-year review, end-year performance appraisal and Divisional calibration exercise for assigned areas.
  • Manage performance improvement plans process for employees in assigned area.

Learning And Development

  • Coordinate the articulation of employees’ learning needs for the assigned divisions, based on performance appraisal and business strategy of the corporation.
  • Coordinate the identification of suitable learning interventions (i.e. assigned divisions and others) locally and outside Nigeria with their cost implication and structuring the interventions in such a way that the day-to-day activities of the corporation will not be hampered.
  • Implement learning plans for client divisions.
  • Maintain learning history for client divisions.

Competency Management

  • Assist with the review and development of competency catalogue for new positions.
  • Support line managers with staff competence assessment of job roles within their departments as output to identify gap areas.
  • Present gap areas to Division and Department heads to guide learning plans to be developed.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Implementation of transformation initiatives.
  • Provide appropriate support in the HR people system upgrade as required.
  • Support exit management (If any)
  • Support the yearly internal audit exercise by provision of inputs.


  • First degree or equivalent in any discipline, preferably in Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, Sciences, or Engineering.
  • Minimum of 6 years of relevant experience in human resource management in international institutions or organizations.
  • Postgraduate/professional qualification in Human Resource Management is an added advantage.
  • Professional certification in Human Resource Management from CIPD, SHRM, is desirable
  • Understanding and solid experience of HR strategy implementation.
  • Global mindset and appreciation of global issues in human resource management.
  • Ability to keep abreast of country and regional trends in human resource management.
  • In-depth knowledge of Human Resources Management components and developments.
  • Ability to think strategically and holistically, understanding the systemic impact of HR policies.
  • Good knowledge of the Financial Service industry and its operations.
  • In-depth understanding of African society, cultural diversity, and regional nuances.
  • Knowledge of relevant international laws and regulations related to employment and people management.
  • Working knowledge of Nigerian and international labor and employment legislations.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Good relationship management, negotiation, and leadership skills.
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills.
  • Excellent presentation, facilitation, and interpersonal skills.
  • High sense of responsibility, accountability, and dependability.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools and HR Information Systems such as SAP HCM.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and trust.
  • Effective time management and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize assignments and work under pressure.

Key Performance Indicators:

  • In-depth knowledge of Human Resources Management components and developments.
  • Timeliness and accuracy of monthly payroll
  • Number of vacant positions filled vis-a-vis the recruitment plan.
  • Employee Satisfaction Index
  • Timeliness of management information and reports
  • Turnaround time for addressing HR related queries and issues.
  • Positive perception of AFC as an employer of choice in the marketplace


Relationship Manager

Job Description

  • Exciting update! We’re offering and excellent chance for a Relationship Manager role with a prestigious international financial client established in 1894. Originally based in Liverpool, the organization started operations modestly in Lagos, Nigeria.
  • In this role, you’ll manage relationships in the Asian market and drive profitable transactions to achieve the assigned unit budget.


  • Work closely with the Business Manager in the execution of the team’s functions and activities.
  • Champion the drive for deposit mobilization and trade transaction within the Asian Business landscape.
  • Manager and deepen relationships with both existing and prospective Asian Business customers.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients by providing professional and specialized financial solutions in all areas.
  • Assist in Transaction Memos and provide relationship background and financial information support as necessary.
  • Knowledge of Credit/Risk Management and companies’ structure and policies and procedures.
  • Meet regularly with colleagues in assigned departments and external customers and industry competitors.
  • KPI’s will be measured by total net revenue, total deposit, performing loan, FX transaction (Volume and Income) and count, credit quality.


  • Minimum Education: First Degree or equivalent in any discipline preferably business related.
  • Higher Degrees (MBA professional certificate will be advantage.)
  • Proficiency in Mandarin and English.
  • Minimum experience 4 years’ experience relevant experience.


Senior Associate, Financial Advisory Services (Investments / Origination / Advisory)


Strategy Development and Business Plan Implementation

  • Support the development of strategy and goals for the Financial Advisory unit in conjunction with the Head, Financial Advisory
  • Provide support in collaborating with the Investment Division as it develops and executes the companies origination strategy, including the ability to leverage Advisory work to drive new business for the Corporation.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of a detailed business plan for the financial advisory business, with a view to delivering set targets.

Mandate Origination

  • Work closely with colleagues from other departments within the corporation to actively seek financial advisory and arranging mandates for the business.
  • Provide appropriate support in identifying and winning new advisory opportunities in diverse geographies within Africa and across the Corporation’s core sectors.

Mandate Execution

  • Participate and demonstrate ownership in the financial advisory process from prospecting through to due diligence, execution and closure.
  • Provide appropriate advice for deal structuring and ensure successful execution of assigned financial advisory mandates.
  • Provide appropriate support to coordinate the development/standardization, documentation and implementation of world-class financial advisory processes.
  • Prepare complex financial models and comprehensive Investment memorandums


  • Assist with the development and execution of world class financial advisory processes.
  • Assist with the development and update of standard documentation/ templates such as contracts, financial advisory Identification Memo; Standard Mandate Letter, financial advisory reports and models, etc.
  • Participate in the Investment Committee process and contribute specialist knowledge in all phases of the Investment product development and management cycle.

People Management

  • Develop and mentor younger colleagues in the Financial Services division as well as provide assistance in the identification of training requirements.
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients and other key stakeholders.

Research & Market Intelligence

  • Keep abreast of external and internal trends/developments relevant to financial advisory and apply knowledge of such trends/ developments appropriately.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill


  • Relevant advanced degree e.g. Masters Degree in Business Administration, Finance, or a related field.
  • Relevant certifications related to finance and/ or project management


  • 6 – 8 years’ experience in financial advisory role is mandatory.
  • Proven track record in successfully closing at least six (6) financialadvisory mandates, especially across the African Market.
  • Relevant experience and understanding of infrastructure development issues and infrastructure financing with emphasis on the companies core sectors
  • Operational experience relating to Infrastructure related financial advisory will be an added advantage.


Associate, Environmental & Social Risk Management – (Compliance / Development / Sustainability)


  • E&S Review and appraisal of new investment proposals (debt and equity) for the clients consideration, including the identification of potential environmental and social impacts, risks and issues as early in the project cycle as possible, develop recommendations for client actions and draft relevant project processing documentation. The E&S appraisal will include site visits.
  • Ensure that appropriate environmental representations, warranties and covenants are incorporated in each loan or investment agreement.
  • Work with clients to define steps (often in the form of E&S Action Plan) required to meet the requirements of IFC’s Performance Standards, The Equator Principles, African Development Bank Integrated Safeguards System, the World Bank Group’s Environmental, Health and Safety Guidelines, and relevant country E&S regulation.
  • Oversee the environmental and social performance of specific allocated projects and assist the clients in improving their E&S performance, when necessary. Actively work with Transaction Teams or Portfolio Management to ensure the effective monitoring of obligor environmental and social risk performance, carry out regulator site visits, directly with the client and/or in collaboration with the Transaction Teams or Portfolio Management and flag any breaches.
  • Identify opportunities for adding value in an investment project structure related to environmental and social opportunities above and beyond risk management, if and when appropriate.
  • Assist in the identification of and due diligence on “green” investments with a view to facilitating the growth of green investments that might qualify for GCF funds.
  • Serve as an advocate on E&S matters within and outside the client and contribute to institutional knowledge base by analyzing and disseminating lessons learned and best practice from specific company investments and disseminating them within the institution.
  • Carry out corporation wide environmental and social risk management training, particularly as regards the Business originators.
  • Periodically review and continuously ensure that the clients Environmental and Social Risk Management Policy and the Developmental Impact Policy is fully and appropriately implemented and flag any breaches.
  • Maintain and update the clients E&S management system and E&S tools relating to its investments.
  • Coordinate the measurement and reporting of the development impact of the clients investments.
  • Work on the development/continuous improvement of E&S tools, checklists and guidelines to improve efficiency of project processing and enable improved client management of environmental and social issues.
  • Where required, work with independent environmental and social consultants hired by the client and/or co-lenders.
  • Actively work with other risk management areas (credit, market, operational, etc.), under the supervision of the Chief Risk Officer, in order to ensure that environmental and social risk management is effectively integrated into the clients EWRMF.
  • Work with the Chief Risk Officer regularly and periodically to review the overall E&S risks of the clients entire portfolio.
  • Work with the Chief Risk Officer in the preparation of environmental and social risk management monitoring reports.
  • Represent the client at technical meetings, industry events and environmental and social fora.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Chief Risk Officer.
  • Reports to Chief Risk Officer.
  • Actively work with the Transaction Teams and Portfolio Management
  • Interface with different parts of the organization involved in the end-to-end investment management process

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Graduate degree in relevant discipline (environmental, social sciences, sustainable development, engineering and related). A combination of E&S and engineering training and skillsets would be a differentiator.
  • 5-8yrs practical experience in environmental and/or social management and assessment; experience in sectors such as infrastructure, heavy industry, oil and gas, and/or mining required; experience in working with financial institutions a plus.
  • Experience and familiarity with the IFC Performance Standards, the Equator Principles, African Development Bank Integrated Safeguards System, World Bank Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Guidelines. Alternatively, experience and familiarity with the ILO Core Labour Standards, will be an advantage.
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to think strategically, analyse diverse information and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly and confidently, articulate issues and recommend solutions.
  • Excellent verbal and written English language skills. Knowledge of French is a plus.
  • Knowledge and working experience in emerging markets, particularly in the African continent and ability to travel frequently in the region required.
  • High level of work and ethical standards and a demonstrated ability to handle procedures that involve highly sensitive and confidential information.
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize assignments, and work effectively often under time pressure and with minimum supervision.
  • Demonstrated maturity and judgment and sound decision-making and negotiating skill.
  • Good team player who can work as a member of multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.


Senior Investment Officer (Business Development / Private Equity / Finance )


  • Responsible for business development and generating investment pipeline
  • Lead the investment process including deal sourcing, initial deal screening, conduct preliminary analysis and evaluation, structuring and due diligence, portfolio management including creating value add opportunities, reporting and exit planning.

Deal Screening:

  • Ensure that the potential transactions are in line with the Fund’s strategy, development impact objectives and highlight relevant regulatory and reputational risks, conflict of interest and environmental and social issues.

Due Diligence:

  • Manage and interact with the different consultants as regards making investment decisions.

Portfolio Monitoring:

  • Interact with the management of portfolio companies and review performance on regular basis.
  • Discuss with portfolio companies the strategies or action steps to enhance performance.
  • Deliberately seek to create value add opportunities in addition to those contemplated in the investment thesis
  • Oversee the compilation of periodic reports (monthly, quarterly and annual reports).
  • Distribute investor quarterly and annual reports.

Investment Exit Management:

  • Oversee exit activities to ensure expected value is realized from portfolio companies.
  • Lead exit process and negotiation with eventual advisors

Leadership and People Management:

  • Provide oversight, direction and coaching to junior team members.

Requirements: Qualifications and Skill

  • Bachelor’s Degree in finance or Relevant
  • A Master’s Degree will be an advantage
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Originating, Prospecting, Managing Portfolio Companies
  • Experience working with Investments
  • A strong, and wide network of existing relationships within the AWA region
  • Significant experience of leading all aspects of the deal process
  • An excellent investment track record
  • Excellent leadership, negotiation and relationship management skills
  • Should enjoy working in a growing team with an entrepreneurial, high-performance culture
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills; Any additional language is a plus


Associate / Senior Associate, Investment (Originating / Capital Expansion / Trade Finance)


  • Support origination and management of new clients and opportunities across Africa.
  • Pitch, structure, negotiate, market, execute and close transactions.
  • Assist in client coverage and management of key accounts.
  • Support management of transaction processes from origination to closing, including engagement with legal and financial advisors in the analysis for such transactions.
  • Work with other team members in Investments and colleagues across the organization to process the administration of each transaction as it goes through the approval process.
  • Build/Develop/Review and investigate key aspects of financial models (including financial analysis, pricing, valuation, and other business decision making models) to evaluate the financial viability of transactions.
  • Support executing tasks encompassing technical review of all projects (infrastructure related) projects.
  • Develop presentations and proposals (including “pitch books”) to new and existing clients.
  • Prepare transactions documents (engagement letters, proposals, presentations, Information Memorandums, term sheets, valuations etc.) for transactions being contemplated by the bank
  • Undertake transaction related research and analysis on prospective clients and companies to identify financial trends and issues as well as provide a sound basis for investment decisions
  • Conduct financial analysis and risk assessment on project proposals, including developing and interpreting financial models and financial statements.
  • Participate in deal meetings and assist in maintaining client relationships
  • Conduct due diligence on prospective clients

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • A first degree from a recognised university.
  • Strong mathematical aptitude. CFA/Accounting/other related qualification is an added advantage.
  • Relevant advanced degree e.g. Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, or a related field of study, will be advantageous.


  • 4 to 8 years professional experience preferably in related investment banking – deal origination and execution.
  • Proficient in transaction modelling and understanding of transaction structures.
  • Excellent self-management skills.
  • Bilingual (oral, reading, writing): English & French is mandatory
  • Highly proficient in the development of Microsoft Excel financial models and analysis as well as development and review of Microsoft PowerPoint presentations for marketing purposes (pitchbooks).
  • A good understanding of the technical and financial aspects related to the review of sovereigns & corporates seeking term and trade finance.
  • Ability to respond to issues associated with risk assessment of investments and drive transactions through the investment approval process
  • Ability to write credit and investment memoranda.
  • Ability to negotiate Term Sheets and participate in negotiations of facility and investment agreements
  • Strong quantitative analysis and problem solving skills.
  • Well developed communication and business writing skills, power of persuasion as well as the ability to interface directly and effectively with senior officers of wide range of potential clients
  • Effective time management skills and ability to work under pressure in a fast-moving environment
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Experience with transactions involving the use of the following:
    • guarantees and instruments for tenor elongation.
    • political risk insurance, export credits, etc.
    • complex structures such as credit linked notes and asset/commodity backed loans, etc.


Program Manager (Project Management /Corporate Transformation)


  • Define program/project scope, goals and deliverables of assigned strategic initiatives of FirstBank in collaboration with all stakeholders.
  • Lead and deliver large, complex internal & external engagements that identify, design, and implement creative business and technology solutions for the Bank.
  • Clearly define quantifiable program benefits and ensure a benefits realization plan for the program.
  • Estimate the resources (human, financial and technical) needed to achieve project goals.
  • Prepare budget proposals, obtain approvals and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
  • Effectively and efficiently manage resources tied to the various projects.
  • Ensure that required approvals are obtained and that adequate documentation is maintained for all program/project expenditures.
  • Develop a holistic Business Readiness and Change Management plan to disseminate information to all stakeholders and the public throughout the program/project life cycle.
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to all stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Manage multiple work streams on assigned projects to deliver expected quality within milestones and on budget, including the achievement of the benefits realization plan.
  • Supervise the activities of the Team Leads, Senior Associates, and Associates or other project team members and enabler teams working on assigned projects.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crisis/risks, and devise contingency plans to provide solutions and take corrective action.
  • Conduct project postmortems reviews and make recommendations (Report) to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Drive insight-infused discussions to enable Project sponsors to best develop and execute against their overall strategy.
  • Apply an in-depth knowledge of organizational structures, operating models, and processes to analyze, assess and improve Project sponsor’s business and project requirements.
  • Identify and solve problems objectively using analysis, experience and judgment Identify and transform. opportunities into solutions that drive business value for our internal FirstBank clients.
  • Develop presentations, reports and provide briefings on projects to Management.
  • Leverage cross-geography insights and practitioners to enhance internal FirstBank internal client service delivery.
  • Incorporate financial information when evaluating business opportunities and making recommendations.
  • Participate in the development and presentation of proposals for business development activities.
  • Develop relationships, establish credibility with and instill confidence in internal clients.
  • Articulate how technology enables and differentiates the business and communicate this effectively to Project sponsors and other internal customers.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree, with a minimum grade of 2.2.
  • Project Management certification will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of ten years relevant working experience, covering a range of functional areas.
  • Experience with managing transformation, change management or other strategic projects.
  • Experience with Program Management or Project Management Office desirable.
  • Supervisory experience.


Unit Head Product Control (Risk Valuation / Product Review / Treasury)

Responsibilities and Requirements

  • Operate the product control function for the bank.
  • Monthly independent review and validation of positions, income recognition, valuation and all other accounting treatments of financial instruments, derivatives and all Treasury products to ensure appropriateness.
  • Daily monitoring and validation of Risk, positions & P&L arising from the bank’s treasury products and activities
  • Monthly review of Value at Risk, valuation and other computations prepared by Market & Liquidity Risk Department.
  • Advise treasury where necessary on P& L postings, reconciliations, analysis, adjustments, attribution, and on weaknesses in treasury processes and controls.
  • Perform monthly stress tests and sensitivity analysis to assess the impact of movements in factors such as interest rates, exchange rate, prices etc. on the bank’s treasury portfolio.
  • Monitor daily to ensure that trading activities are done within approved limits, render reports on breaches as required, and ensure positions are marked to market periodically per policy.
  • Prepare and submit monthly Income attribution, independence validation & assurance, portfolio performance and risk reports to the Financial Controller and CFO.
  • Participate in product paper review and set-up of relevant product and accounting parameters in all solutions and applications used for treasury activities.
  • Stay up to date with current trends in financial markets and advise the Financial Controller, CFO & Management on implications for the bank’s treasury portfolio.
  • Make recommendations to management on best practices that minimize risk and maximize the profitability of the treasury books.
  • Preparation of disclosures on financial instruments in the financial statements.
  • Provide support in monthly account closing activities and preparation of financial and management accounts as it relates to products.
  • Perform any other duty assigned by the Financial Controller and Chief Financial Officer.
  • Will report to Head, Financial Control
  • Must possess at least 15 years’ relevant experience.
  • Qualifications required: CFA or ACA/ACCA; Accounting or related Bachelors.

Deadline: Not specified

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