African Guarantee Fund Internship Program
African Guarantee Fund Internship Program 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,
AGF partners with financial institutions to ease access to finance for Small and Mediumsized Enterprises (SMEs).
AGF contributes to the promotion of economic development, vital for prosperity, stability and
poverty reduction in Africa through two lines of interventions:
Provision of a mix of financial guarantees and other products which reduce the risks supported by financial institutions when lending to SMEs that have insufficient collateral.
These guarantees contribute to reduce the inability of SMEs to provide acceptable guarantees required by financial institutions prior to lending.
Support for capacity development of the client financial institutions to enhance their capacity to appropriately assess loan requests from SMEs and to mitigate risks associated with the guarantee.
AGF operates according to market principles and is a commercially viable venture with its products being utilized in 39 countries in Africa, and it’s gradually expanding with an aim of covering the entire Africa by 2021.
The African Development Bank together with the
governments of Denmark (through DANIDA) and Spain (through AECID), are the founding shareholders of AGF. Other Shareholders include: Agence Française de Développement (AFD), Nordic Development Fund (NDF), Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU) and KfW Development Bank.
AGF Group is rated with a stable credit rating of AA- by Fitch Rating International AGF runs an annual professional management internship program and we encourage applications from qualified students with the following qualifications:
Minimum Requirements and skills
Studying Bachelors’/Master’s degree in Business Management, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Mathematics, Statistics ,Economics or related fields
Interest in financial analysis, statistics and/or Credit analysis skills specifically in Banking
analysis, forecasting and monitoring;
Excellent interpersonal, presentation, written and verbal communication skills with attention to detail.
Personal drive and initiative.
Bilingual French and English (French is an added advantage).
Good computer skills
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; African Guarantee Fund Internship Program
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