Vacancy announcements: AFRICAN GUARANTEE FUND GROUP (AGF)
The African Guarantee Fund (AGF)
The African Guarantee Fund for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (AGF) is incorporated and licensed in Mauritius as a limited liability company and has its office of operation in Nairobi, Kenya. Its products and services provide financial institutions with the means which they can leverage in bringing their African SME financing interventions to the required scale.
AGF contributes to the promotion of economic development, vital for prosperity, stability and poverty reduction in Africa through two lines of activity:
a) Provision of a mix of financial guarantees and other products which reduce the risks supported by the financial sector when lending to SMEs that have insufficient collateral. These guarantees contribute to reduce the inability of SMEs to provide acceptable guarantees to financial institutions. Loan Guarantee based on a hybrid approach, Bank’s Fund Raising Guarantee and Equity Guarantees are offered.
b) Support for capacity development of the client financial institutions. The AGF operates according to market principles and is a commercially viable venture with operations in a number of countries in Africa and its gradually expanding to other countries to cover the whole of Africa. The African Development
Bank (AfDB) together with the governments of Denmark (through Danida), Spain (through aecid ), and France (through afd ) are the main shareholders of AGF.
The African Guarantee Fund (AGF) is looking for qualified BILINGUAL candidates FLUENT IN BOTH FRENCH AND ENGLISH to fill in the following positions to be based in our operations offices in Nairobi, Kenya:
(i) CHIEF RISK OFFICER – RISK MANAGER
(ii) SENIOR INTERNAL CONTROLLER
(iii) RISK OFFICER
Terms of offer
The African Guarantee Fund for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (AGF) is an equal opportunity employer and offers a regionally competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. AGF prides itself on its collegial, supportive and gender sensitive working environment and believes that staff diversity promotes excellence.
Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Job details and the terms of references can be found by clicking this link on or website
http://www.africanguaranteefund.com on careers column. Qualified applicants should apply by email by attaching a cover letter summarizing their relevance to the respective position and detailed Curriculum Vitae sent as one document to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted.
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