Country Manager Job Placement – East African Development Bank (EADB)

Job Title:    Country Manager

Organisation: East African
Development Bank (EADB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About EADB:
The East African Development Bank (EADB) is an international development
finance institution, whose mandate is to promote the sustainable economic
development of East Africans. Shareholders of the EADB are Uganda, Kenya,
Tanzania, Rwanda, the African Development Bank (AfDB), and other international
financial institutions.
Job Summary: The Country
Manager will be charged with the overall responsibility for the provision of
oversight on all the Bank’s operational activities in the host country. The
candidate must be genuinely committed to the Bank’s mandate and institutional goals.
In addition, the role holder must have strategic vision and demonstrate
necessary technical skills to respond to the dynamic environment in the
particular country and within East Africa.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Lead in developing financial models and
negotiating documentation for complex projects, such documents include
investment agreements and security documentation;
·        
Carry out thorough risk assessments and ensure
that all risks associated with the Bank’s new lending, equity and other products
are clearly identified and where such risks are acceptable, appropriate
mitigation measures are instituted;
·        
Initiate, manage and review the disbursement of
funds to approved projects in accordance with the Bank’s policies and
procedures;
·        
Formulate and propose new approaches to the
Bank’s interventions, develop new products, products strategies, policies,
procedures, guidelines and standards for the Bank’s intervention;
·        
Prepare and execute business development
strategies and actively promote the Bank’s products to potential clients;
·        
Build and maintain sound relationships between
the Bank and the host country to ensure that the Bank is well informed about
the country’s strategic priorities;
·        
Pro-actively identify potential investment
partners and opportunities based on financial capability, development and
economic impact;
·        
Provide input to the annual portfolio
performance review; evaluate the quality and volume of operations in the
portfolio and ensure the timely monitoring and supervision of projects in the
country and
·        
Provide leadership and administrative oversight
in the management of the country office.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in
Finance, Economics, Commerce, Accounting, Law or any other equivalent and
relevant qualification from a recognized university
·        
The successful candidate must have at least ten
years’ experience in project cycle management with specific competences in
project appraisal and supervision in an active commercial, merchant, or development
banking environment, including at least five years’ experience at senior
management level.
·        
Comprehensive banking background and extensive
high level practical experience in banking;
·        
Previous experience in end-to-end project
management and provision of advisory services;
·        
Extensive knowledge and practical experience of
investment and financial analysis of long term projects and expertise in
reviewing and negotiating relevant agreements;
·        
Strong credit background of not less than 8
years;
·        
Previous experience with PPPs and PFIs.
·        
Demonstrate impeccable integrity, honesty and a
strong ethical background with an ability to resist and maintain zero tolerance
for corrupt, political and other undesirable influences;
·        
Demonstrate strong leadership and people
management skills;
·        
Ability to establish and maintain constructive
and effective relationships with key stakeholders;
·        
Good marketing and public relations skills;
·        
Excellent interpersonal skills
How to Apply:
If you are a national of one of the EADB member states and your career
aspirations match the aforementioned job role, please send your application
online at the link below
Deadline: 24th November, 2017
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