Application now open for 2017 Africa Finance Corporation Graduate Internship programme. The Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) is a pan-African multilateral development finance institution established in 2007 to bridge Africa’s infrastructure investment gap through the provision of debt and equity finance, project development, technical and financial advisory services.
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) finances infrastructure projects in Africa, focusing in particular on power, transportation, telecommunications, heavy industry and natural resources (oil, gas and mining)
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) Internship Summary
Work with Risk Management and Information Technology teams to develop and deliver functional, tailored software-based information management solutions to manage and process compliance and risk management information.
- Work with AFC’s Chief Risk Officer, other Risk Managers and Information Technology teams to achieve the job objective;
- Software development and testing of an information management solution to manage and process compliance and risk management information;
- Software development and testing of an automated Excel based risk reporting tool, that aggregates risk metrics on commodity, interest rate, foreign exchange and equity risk calculated on another platform and delivered as comma separated values (CSV) files;
- Work to develop and deploy a risk management web-based training platform;
- Ensure excellent project and time management throughout the project;
- Liaise with potential users to assess and build in specific user requirements into information management solutions;
- Manage User Acceptance Testing, corrections/review and troubleshooting where required;
- Ensure timely delivery within stipulated project period.
Competency and Skill Requirements
- Working experience in information technology based environment, preferably in financial institutions (investment bank, commercial bank or development bank).
- Expert knowledge of software application development and database development languages (SQL)
- Expert proficiency in programming Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) in Microsoft Excel
- Excellent time and people management skills
- Good project management, problem solving and analytical abilities.
Key Performance Indicators
Development and delivery of:
- Functional, tailored software-based information management solution for compliance and risk management information;
- Automated risk reporting models, and;
- Risk management web-based training platform
- Recent (last 1 year) BA/BSc graduate
- Current MBA /MA/MSc student or recent (last 1 year) graduate
The internship shall be for 3 months effective 3rd October, 2017.
- Interns shall be responsible for their air travel (where applicable), accommodation and transportation logistics to and from work.
- Interns shall be responsible for their medical insurance coverage, and for obtaining entry and residence visas (where applicable) into the host country (Nigeria).
- Successful Interns will be provided with a monthly stipend.
Application closes by 16th August, 2017
Method of Application
Interested and qualified should send Application to firstname.lastname@example.org