Project/Structured Finance Specialist Banking Jobs – East African Development Bank (EADB)

Organisation: East
African Development Bank (EADB)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Head of
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 Project/Structured
Finance Specialist primary responsibility will be to support the Operations
Department in developing and executing new lending products and mitigating risk
in the existing portfolio.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop
    and propose new business sectors by structuring new products and
  • Review,
    monitor and assist in the management of existing portfolio accounts;
  • Develop
    financial models, product concepts as required to support the new
    Draft documentation and templates for project finance and structured
    finance term sheets, credit applications, credit rating/asset quality
    assessment; etc.
  • Review
    and assess credit risk on existing accounts;
  • Develop
    innovative modifications to existing project and financing structures/
    strategies as well as lead the development of new structured finance
  • Mentor
    and coach subordinate staff;
  • Represent
    the Bank when leading appraisal missions or in loan / syndicate
  • Undertake
    any other assignments as necessary to bring about new lending products and
    business for the Bank; and
  • Perform
    any other tasks assigned by Management.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidate should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Finance, Economics,
    Mathematics, or other quantitative or science degree in a related field;
  • Relevant
    postgraduate degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related fields is
  • High
    level of structuring and credit analysis skills;
  • Significant
    experience in the construction and modification of project finance models
    is required;
  • A
    minimum of ten or more years’ demonstrable experience undertaking
    successful project finance and structured finance transactions in East
    Africa or Southern Africa and/or the rest of Africa; A deal sheet should
    be submitted with the application;
  • At
    least five years working experience with a multinational or multilateral
    bank working on project finance or structured finance or other long-term
    financing or PPP;
  • Significant
    experience of risk management in relation to project finance, structured
    finance or cash-flow based lending and/or and treasury operations is
  • Proven
    track record and substantive experience in concluding major transactions,
    and applying expertise in analyzing complex and unusual transactions;
  • Ability
    to deal sensitively in multi-cultural environments and build effective
    working relations with colleagues;
  • Possess
    the ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries and
    work as team to meet strict timelines;
  • Past
    experience of working with a large financial institution, or multilateral
    organization is required; and
  • Consultancy
    experience and /or International exposure will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent
    analytical skills
  • Attention
    to detail
  • Initiative,
    creativity and pro-activity
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 via email, quoting the position on the
subject of the email or cover letter. 
The cover letter should specify your suitability for the position that
you are applying for and the detailed CV should highlight relevant experience,
details of current and expected salary, a day time phone contact, email
address, and the names and telephone contacts of three professional referees.
The applications should be
addressed to:.
Adept Systems,
Management Consultants,
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO
Deadline: Wednesday 21 May 2014

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