Jobs at CA Global

A leading development finance company is searching for a regional SME director to join their team.


The key purpose of the role will be to manage investments and support activities in the region (Nigeria / Ghana), ensuring quality standards are adhered to and performance targets are met.
 Regional SME Director (Commercial / Investments / Management)
Location: Lagos
Experience: 15 year(s)
Course of Study: Accounting
Required Grade:
Responsibilities:
◦    Extensive knowledge and experience in the Nigeria and Ghana investment space
◦    Provide expert support to investment teams, assist the local offices in managing challenging and complex transactions
◦    Ensure compliance in the region with operations risk and rigour requirements
◦    Ensure legal and regulatory compliance
◦    Develop annual fund activity plans and fund models that meet fund/program mandate criteria
◦    Maintain relationships with fund/program investor representatives
◦    Develop regional and country business plans and budgets that meet organization standards
◦    Report financial and investment results on a monthly basis to the leadership team, including variance analysis and plans to address variances
◦    Strategically support offices on investment and business support performance
◦    Share knowledge, experience and best practice
◦    Make quality product, process, procedure and tool suggestions to improve service delivery and performance
◦    Required to oversee the region of Nigeria and Ghana, travel will be required as needed

Requirements: Qualification and Skill
◦    An advanced degree is required with MBA, CFA or ACCA qualifications being preferred
◦    No less than 15 years’ management experience preferably in an international organization managing cross country teams
◦    15+ years’ experience demonstrating a good track record investing or financing SME’s
◦    Relevant and existing network in-country – capitalists, private equity, investment and other SME stakeholders preferred
◦    Excellent financial and analytical skills
◦    Fluency in English and excellent communication and presentation skills