Experienced Job Positions in a Microfinance Bank in Lagos

A dynamic and fast growing Microfinance Bank located in Lagos, seeks exceptional individuals to fill the below vacancy:

Job Title: Managing Director
Location:
Lagos
Job Description

  • Reporting to the Chairman, the successful candidate will be
    responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the company and
    ensuring attainment of strategic goals and targets.
  • This role is for a seasoned and qualified professional with
    leadership skills in microfinance, business development, organizational
    development and strategic planning.

Responsibilities
His/Her Responsibilities shall be as follows:

  • Managing and developing a high performance team, maintaining a
    positive and proactive working environment That encourages efficient
    teem working
  • Managing the treasury, operations, marketing and business development activities of the bank.
  • Developing new business and generating income to ensure the bank’sgrowth, profitability, prosperity and sustainability.
  • Managing relationship with intermediate management and below for efficiency and optimal results.
  • Creating and leading the organizations business strategies and programs.

Qualification, Experience and Attributes

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Banking, Finance or any of the Management
    sciences from a reputable Institution. A quality MBA would be an added
    advantage.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years post-qualification experience out of
    which, at least, five (5) must be in the financial services industry and
    at least three (3) at the senior management level.
  • Strategic vision and a holistic overview, with a thorough
    understanding of all business functions including finance, marketing and
    operations.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving capabilities skills.
  • Effective communication and presentation skills, marketing expertise, and confident in engaging with clients
  • Honest person with very high integrity and independence
  • Evidence that the candidate possesses proven skills and
    competences in practical microfinance banking and has undergone the
    Microfinance Certification Programme and obtained a Certificate in
    Microfinance Banking issued by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of
    Nigeria (CIBN) could be an advantage
  • Ideal age should be between 35-42 years

 
Job Title: Head, Marketing & Business Development
Location:
Lagos
Job Description

  • The successful candidate will drive the company’s marketing a
    activities namely market and marketing strategies, products development,
    product delivery, ensuring good customer service.
  • In this role, he/she will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management and motivation of the entire marketing team.

ResponsibIlities
Specific responsibIlities shall include:

  • Strategic business analysis and analysing market trends, keeping
    eye on competition and coming up with new ways to stay ahead in the
    business.
  • Marketing strategy and market research to determine customer’s requirements and prospects, customers’ satisfaction
  • Marketing of products and services, and designing new services to old customers
  • Keep tabs of competitive threat, discover opportunities and work on the envisaged weakness thatconstantlydelivered results.
  • Grow revenue contribution by penetration of crew market segment within a reasonable period.
  • Launch new product and roll out robust business strategies primed to detiveroutstanding sales volumes.
  • Generate reports that shon trends and impact to aid effective
    business decisions, and support management team with planning and
    forecasting data.

Qualification, Experience and Attributes

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science, major in Marketing plus membership of marketing professional body.
  • Masters Degree plus experience in market research would be added advantage.
  • 6 years marketing experience direct marketing of services of
    products of which at least 4 years must be at senior level in a
    microfinance bank
  • Highly numerate and methodical with ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Very innovative with good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to deliver results before Deadline.
  • Ideal age should be between 30-40 years.

 
Job Title: Human Resources Manager
Location:
Lagos
Job Description

  • The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for
    the group human resources management, benefits administration,
    performance management, communication processes, compensation and wage
    slructure.
  • He/she will maintain and enhance the company’s human resources
    by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human
    resources policies, programs, and practices.

Responsibilities
His/her responsibilities shall be as follows:

  • Develop and implement HR strategy and contribute to the development and execution of corporate strategy.
  • Establish effective learning and development management system, performance management system and manpower development training.
  • Establish and maintain employee welfare and benefits, framework and processes (loans, pension, and leave)
  • Engage in recruitment and hunt for talents to complement existing team
  • Develop and implement medium and long term succession plan.
  • Oversee the administration and human resources functions
    including but pot limited to matters pertaining to recruitment,
    deployment, compensation and discipline of personnel, Updating staff
    handbooks; undertaking regular salary reviews: interpreting and
    advising on employment law; dealing with grievances and implementing
    disciplinary procedures;
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Qualification, Experience and Attributes

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Management and related disciplines in Humanities from a reputable university.
  • Associate professional membership ClPMN or similar bodies.
  • Possession of an MBA will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 10 years working experience in human resources
    management of reputable companies of which at least 4 years must be at
    senior management level
  • Effective communication and presentation skills, cooperation
    across departments whilst maintaining discretion, confidentiality and
    focus.
  • Conversant with all relevant labour laws, external regulations and best practices.
  • Demonstrate a pro-active abirity to accurately identify
    problems, systematically and logically analyze information and propose
    solutions.
  • Honest person with very high integrity and independence.
  • Ideal age should be between 30-40 years.

Job Title: Head, Legal & Company Secretary
Location:
Lagos
Job Description

  • The successful candidate will act as Secretary to the
    Committees of the Board and will have responsibility for the provision
    of legal advice on all matters concerning the company’s operations and
    statutory issues.

Responsibilities
He/she will be responsible for:

  • Provision of a broad range of corporate professional services to the Group.
  • Preparation of documents for filing with the CAC and other statutory statutory authorities.
  • Preparation of Board committee minutes.
  • Resolutions and consents, and other corporate governance matters.
  • Handling of corporate immigration and customs related services of the Group.
  • Provision of other services as may be required from time to time by the Group.

Qualification, Experience and Attributes

  • Good first Degree in Law from a reputable institution.
  • A higher Degree or professional qualification such as LLM or ACIS will bean added advantage.
  • Flair for corporate and commercial law is desirable.
  • Minimum of 6 years experience of which 2 must be in a dynamic business environment.
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite-word and excel.
  • Ideal age should be between 29-35 years.

Job Title: Risk, Control and Compliance Manager
Location:
Lagos
Job Description

  • Reporting to the Board, the candidate will be responsible for
    independently conducting company wide and project specific risk
    assessments, and conducting audits of the various aspects of the
    business while interacting with management at all levels and developing
    the annual risk management and internal audit plans including the team
    program and schedule.

Responsibilities
Responsibilities shall include the following:

  • Developing risk management framework and strategies,
    implementing and being responsible for group risk management including
    compliance to people, regulators, finance and economic risks for
    business continuity.
  • Implement efficient internal control processes and regulatory compliance,
  • Developing framework for the standardization of all processes to ensure appropriate monitoring and follow upon key initiatives.
  • Undertaking reviews and risk assessment of key initiatives, projects and operation activities
  • Auditing and check of controls including regular and on the
    spot audits of financial controls and management systems for corporate
    policy and legal compliance
  • Performing special reviews and audits including risk-based audits/reviews on any aspects of operations.
  • Ensuring any identified data error, unaccountable transactions,
    faulty or inefficient processes are duly communicated to management
    while proffering suitable solutions and control measures.
  • Ensuring strict adherence to budget by instituting controls
  • Reviewing management accounts periodically to ensure proper classification.
  • Review Accounts of transactions with bankers paying particular
    attention to a) agreed loan condition, b) interest rates and exchange
    conversion rate.
  • Investigate any issue as may be required by the Board.
  • Pre-payment audits covering audit of all payments before cheques are issued and released.

Qualification, Experience and Attributes

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a reputable institution plus ICAN/ACA/ACCA/CISA
  • Strong background in finance specifically sound knowledge of oil and gas financing operations and risks.
  • Minimum of 6 years working experience spanning in Financial
    Accounting, Tax and Audit, Treasury and Risk Management (2 of which
    must be an auditing and regulation or Risk management al senior
    management level).
  • Leadership skills and Understanding of Enterprise Risk Management
  • Understanding of current global trends in risk management
  • Good computer skills in accounting and auditing applications
  • Effective communication and presentation skills,.
  • Conversant with all relevant financial laws and external regulations as well as audit standards and best practices.
  • Demonstrate a pro-active ability to accurately identify
    problems and risks, to systematically and logically analyze information
    and propose solutions.
  • Honest person with very high integrity and independence also observing professional ethics when executing his/her duties
  • Ideal age should be between 28-35 years.
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Job Title: Chief Operating Officer
Location:
Lagos
Job Description

  • Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate
    will be responsible for overseeing the Company’s operations and
    financial intermediation Including lending and borrowings, products
    development, loan scheduling and recovery, and supervision.
  • This role will carry responsibility for the day-to-day management and motivation of the entire operations personnel.

Responsibilities
Specific responsibilities shall include:

  • The development and maintenance of a highly engaged and results focused working environment.
  • Continual review of systems, processes and procedures in order to drive efficiencies and performance.
  • Ensuring adequate quality and safety checks are in place in-line with Company’s policy and regulatory requirements.
  • Support management team with planning and forecasting data.

Qualification, Experience and Attributes

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Banking, Finance or any of the Management
    Sciences from a reputable institution. A quality MBA would be an added
    advantage.
  • Minimum of 6 years cognate experience in the banking industry
    of which at least 4 years must be at senior level in a microfinance
    bank.
  • Strategic vision and a holistic overview, with a thorough
    understanding of all business functions including finance, marketing and
    operations.
  • Strong leadership, motivational and communication skills,
  • Extremely driven, organized, creative, resilient and analytical, identifying issues and finding ways to overcome them.
  • Ideal age should be between 30-40 years.

Job Title: Chief Finance Officer
Location:
Lagos
Job Description

  • The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for
    the development and implementation of appropriate financial management
    framework to support the realization of overall corporate goals and
    objectives of the company.
  • He/she will safeguard the fissets of the Company and maintain the integrity of the financial reports.

Responsibilities
Among other responsibilities, he/she will:

  • Manage the company’s financial resources and ensure conformity of all financial reports with corporate accounting policies and
  • principles.
  • Ensure that the company’s accounting systems and procedures are up-to-date and are in compliance with appropriate statutory and
  • regulatory requirements.
  • Provide leadership of the department and oversight of financial decision of the organization.
  • Oversee budget implementation and actively manage the company’s budget and budgeting process
  • Coordinate financial planning, operations and controls for
    optimal efficiency and ensure the functionality of the Company’s
    financial structure.
  • Oversee the preparation of the Company’s financial and management reports (monthly, quarterly and annually).
  • Oversee and co-ordinate the Company’s external audit and tax
    matters; and manage all financial services providers to the company.
  • Oversee the treasury function to ensure that the cash flow for the business is secured.

Qualification, Experience and Attributes

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields: Accountancy,
    Finance and Economics from reputable university plus ICAN/ACNACCA.
  • Strong background in finance with knowledge of micro,
    group/cooperative and SME credits risk management. Possession of an MBA
    wiII bean added advantage.
  • Minimum of 6 years relevant experience of which at least 4
    years must be at senior level in a microfinance bank. Previous
    experience as a CFO or Finance Controller in a similar organisation will
    be an added advantage.
  • Strong analytical background and demonstrable ability to establish goals and deliver results,
  • Sound business and financial judgment with problem solving skills.
  • Understanding of the workings of the financial institutions.
  • Ideal age should be between 30-40 years.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward emails with their CV’s and relevant attachments to: mfb.selection@yahoo.com with the job title as subject of the email.

Note:

  • Applicants should state the present basic salary, total
    remuneration package, contact telephone number and other relevant
    information.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline  28th July, 2016.

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