Tuesday, June 16, 2009

African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) - Vice President Job Vacancy

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) is Africa's trade finance bank. It was established in Abuja, Nigeria in October 1993 and started operations from its current headquarters in Cairo, Egypt in 1994.

The Bank was established as an international financial institution to promote African trade and since inception has become recognised as the centre of excellence in all African trade matters, with an enviable reputation as a first-class provider of financial services and products.

The Bank's membership includes African Governments and public institutions, regionaland sub-regional African financial institutions, African private investors and non-African investors from the public and private sectors.

The Bank seeks a Vice-President who will be a senior executive of the Bank and whose responsibilities will include assisting the President in the day to day management of the Bank and undertaking such other functions as the President shall determine.

The Vice-President will be appointed for a term of four years, which may be renewed for a further term.

The position requires a high calibre graduate/qualified banker with extensive and specialised experience in international banking, including several years of first-hand experience in trade finance operations.

The occupant of the post must have an established reputation and track record as a successful senior manager with demonstrable high-level experience and competence in trade finance in Africa.

He or she must be fluent in either English or French with a working knowledge of the other.

Knowledge of Arabic and/or Portuguese could be an advantage.

The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive tax free remuneration commensurate with the post; he or she will also be accorded diplomatic privileges and facilities made available to the Bank's officials under the Headquarters Agreement.

Interested candidates may write in confidence to reach the address below no later than 30 June, 2009:

The President
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank)
Rivers State Liaison Office (2nd Floor)
83 Ralph Shodeinde Street
Opposite Federal Ministry of Finance
Central Business District
Abuja, Nigeria


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