Manager: Strategic & Business Planning

  • Full Time
  • Egypt


Job Description
Afreximbank will be interviewing for this role during the Careers in Africa London Summit on the 18th and 19th of April 2024.

Lead the formulation of the Bank’s strategic direction by collaborating with cross-functional teams, assessing evolving priorities, and analysing strategic goals.

Contribute to the development of the Bank’s long-term strategic plan and annual business plan for approval by Senior Management and the Board of Directors.
Develop strategy and product papers aligned with the corporate strategic plan for approval by Senior Management and the Board of Directors.
Continuously monitor internal and external events affecting the Bank, providing intellectual leadership for both short-term tactics and long-term vision.
Offer professional input into the Bank’s annual business planning and budgeting process, translating strategic goals into actionable plans for efficient task allocation.
Communicate approved long-term and annual business plans to all staff, establishing monitoring and reporting mechanisms for Senior Management and staff.
Analyse and recommend enhancements to internal business processes, leveraging industry knowledge and management consulting skills.
Participate in the preparation of the Bank’s Annual, Half Year, and End of Year reports.
Establish and implement a customer feedback loop to ensure a customer-centric focus in the Bank’s lending activities.
Collaborate with the Risk Management department to define the Bank’s annual risk appetite.
Monitor and evaluate the implementation of strategic plans, identifying deviations and recommending corrective actions.
Undertake any other duties as assigned by Senior Management.
Personal Specification
Postgraduate degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, or related fields from a recognised University.
Minimum of 8 years of experience as a Strategy and Business Planning professional, preferably in consulting or financial services.
Proven experience in preparing and presenting strategic business plans in the financial services industry, with expertise in financial analysis, modeling, and statistical analysis.
Demonstrated ability to provide strategic insights into industry, consumer, and competitor trends.
Clear understanding of trade development issues in Africa and skills in economic forecasting.
Strong presentation skills with the ability to sell ideas to Senior Management.
Cultural awareness and adaptability in a diverse and change-oriented setting, with knowledge of business planning practices in Africa.
Ability to interact with senior officials of international agencies, multilaterals, banks, corporates, and governments.
Strong research skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
Excellent communication skills in English plus French, Arabic or Portuguese fluency.
Able to relocate to Abijan, Abuja, Harare, Cairo, Yaounde, Kampala
Must be able to attend the recruitment Summit in London on the 18th or 19th of April 2024

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