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2022 South African Graduate Learnership Programme at Citi

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You’re the brains behind our work.
You’re ready to bring your knowledge from the classroom to the boardroom, and Citi wants to help you get there. Whether it’s honing your skills or building your network, we know that success can’t come without growth. Our programs equip you with the knowledge and training you need to play a valuable role on your team, and establish a long-term career here. At Citi, we value internal mobility, and career growth is not a question of if, but when. Citi South Africa is looking for Graduates to join our yearlong Learnership Programme. The yearlong programme provides exposure and practical work experience to newly qualified university graduates across various Citi businesses. Graduates are allowed to apply to permanent positions in the year and are also sponsored a post graduate qualification during their year of work, relevant to their area of work.
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Your time here will look something like this…
As a Graduate you will go through a lengthy interview process and if successful will be placed in one of the following business areas:
* Operations and Technology
* Finance
* Treasury and Trade Solutions
* Risk
* Investment Banking
* Corporate Banking
* Corporate Finance
* Other Banking areas
* Global Markets
* Human Resources
We provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed.
We’re committed to teaching you the ropes. The Learnership Programme trains and grows key players in today’s changing economic environment, and will equip you with the knowledge and training you need to make an impact in the African & Global economy.

We want to hear from you if…
* You have obtained your undergraduate with a GPA 65% & above or Master’s degree in any discipline
* Acceptable to have a maximum of 1 years of work experience but not required
* You have strong leadership, teamwork, and communication skills
* Attach your most updated CV, cover letter, full academic transcripts & ID when applying

Who we think will be a great fit…
Extensive work experience is not a requirement, but dedication to learning and a true passion for the business are vital. As industries all over the globe continue to restructure and grow, we are hiring professionals who have a global perspective on the future of banking, and want to make an impact on the corporate level. We value diversity and so do you. We’ll also be looking for the following:
* Commitment to personal growth and career development, a strong desire to learn, and success in team environments
* Knowledge of the global or domestic business landscape (preferred, but not required)
* Strong communication, planning, and organizational skills
* Analytical and quantitative skills
* Desire to develop a deep understanding of the financial industry
* Unquestioned commitment to integrity and ethical decision-making.
Closing Date:26th July, 2021

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Funding Partnerships and Grants Manager at Northern Rangelands Trust

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The Northern Rangelands Trust is a non-profit umbrella organization supporting 33 community conservancies across northern Kenya. Its mission is to develop resilient community conservancies, which transform lives, secure peace and conserve natural resources.

The Role

The Partnerships and Grants Manager will manage a portfolio of significant multi-lateral and bi-lateral funders. This involves identifying and evaluating potential funding opportunity, cultivating relationships with targeted funders (formal and informal reporting), leading and writing proposals and bids, coordinating internally across NRT’s cross-functional departments (finance, programmes, communications, M&E) to develop compelling proposals that help fill funding gaps, report on status of the grants. The Account Manager is also responsible for monitoring and tracking opportunities throughout the funding cycle, helping mitigate any risks or challenges that arise and working as a high performing team member.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Manage a portfolio of bilateral, multi-lateral donors – ensuring both compliance and engagement plans to build strong, long-term partnerships.
  • Develop grant proposals and bids – especially for large funders such as European Commission, USAID, DANIDA, Sida, AfD, FCDO, UN, World Bank
  • Develop and implement engagement strategies to deepen relationships with funders and donors, creating long term relationships of trust mutual accountability.
  • Manage ad hoc teams and coordinate grant project planning and reporting – with ability to initiate internal teams of peers around an agreed timeline and set of deliverables.
  • Support basic proposal budgeting and reporting, helping review and explain financial reports and monitor burn rates.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity in handling confidential information.
  • Ensure compliance with NRT policies and procedures and external (donor/legal/IRS) requirements.
  • Manage or participate in complex or sensitive negotiations with implementing partners, conservancy members and boards, and funders
  • Convey the mission of NRT to diverse groups who are important stakeholders.
  • Travel frequently and on short notice, work long and flexible hours as needed.
  • Coordinate reporting and providing information needed by partners/donors/stakeholders; ensuring financial, MERL and Program reports align.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned, including dedicated special initiatives

Qualifications

  • At least 5-8 years relevant experience in managing large grants for bilateral and multilateral agencies; including convening proposal development workshops and leading process of developing grant proposals.
  • Strong interest and passion for environment, climate, community based natural resource management, marine and terrestrial conservation, peace-building and development issues, deep familiarity with Kenyan or Ugandan conservation and development issues.
  • Experience in building and maintaining long-term relationships with external stakeholders.
  • Experience in managing and tracking multiple prospects of donors in a donor tracking or CRM system.
  • Conversant in monitoring, evaluation, adaptation and learning frameworks
  • Strategic, problem-solving mindset with a sense of humour and ability to manage stress and deadlines
  • Appreciation for working in diverse teams on complex issues – ability to mentor and be mentored.
  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce, Business Management, Business Administration, Project Management or other relevant field such as ecology, biology, sociology, anthropology – a Master’s degree will be an added advantage.

Closing Date:16 April. 2024

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Legal Counsel at Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF)

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The AECF provides catalytic funding in the form of repayable and non-repayable grants to businesses that would not otherwise have access to adequate financing. The AECF is part of the Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) family and has been supported by governments (Australia, Canada, Denmark, The Netherlands, Sweden and United Kingdom), and international financial institutions (Consultative Group to Assist the Poor and IFAD).

The Role

  • The objective of the Legal & Compliance Unit is to support AECF’s mission by providing strategic, efficient, and innovative legal services.
  • AECF is seeking to recruit an exceptional individual to fill the position of Legal Counsel who will be responsible for providing legal support in the legal and compliance function.
  • This role will report to the Head of Legal & Company Secretary.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide legal advisory services to AECF and its stakeholders on all aspects of law and investment portfolio while ensuring proper representation of the organization in all legal matters.
  • Provide legal support through AECF’s transactions lifecycle by advising on transaction structures, providing deal negotiations support, documentation support, drafting and advising on legal documents including interim agreements while ensuring effective documentation of legal terms and conditions.
  • Leading in the drafting and negotiation of complex agreements including funding agreements, collateral documents, term sheets, inter-creditor agreements, consortium agreements, transaction advisory agreements, downstream partner agreements, and other consulting and service provider agreements.
  • Supporting the portfolio and investments teams in structuring and compiling contract documentation to ensure completeness and accuracy and drafting/reviewing information memorandum and legal deal negotiation documents.
  • Review and understand all laws and regulations relevant to AECF portfolio companies across Sub-Sahara Africa together with AECF’s governing documents to ensure transaction compliance.
  • Undertake legal assessments, interpretations and advise senior management on compliance including regulatory and donor compliance, while providing recommendations and representation on day-to-day operational matters.
  • Continuously analyze in-country and cross-border regulatory issues affecting AECF and communicate effectively with internal key stakeholders and support the development of strategies and plans to mitigate any non-compliance risks arising therefrom.

Suitable candidates should possess:

  • A Bachelor of Laws degree and a postgraduate diploma in law/legal practice certificate.
  • A minimum of 6 to 8 years post-admission experience working at a commercial-oriented law firm or international organization.
  • Experience presenting to senior management and at the board of directors level.
  • Substantial experience in leading financing transactions including drafting and negotiating a wide range of finance documents, including LMA-based finance documents and complex legal agreements.
  • Have excellent organizational and prioritizing skills with the ability to manage multiple work demands while meeting tight deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including strong work ethic, impeccable integrity, and judgment.
  • Ability to work independently while maintaining strong collaborative relationships with colleagues and partners.
  • Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work accurately with creativity

Closing Date:19/04/2024

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