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African Development Bank (AfDB) Job Vacancies in Nigeria 26th November 2014

The first thing you will notice about the African Development Bank (AfDB) is the passion of its employees to help reduce poverty on the continent, improve living conditions for Africans and mobilize resources for the continent’s economic and social development.

That is what drives us to seek motivated individuals who share this commitment to poverty reduction.

Our network of leading experts in every field identifies women and men whose experience, knowledge, and talents contribute to improving the quality of life on the continent.
AfDB staff work with governments across the continent, helping them in critical areas of development, from policy advice to the identification, preparation, appraisal and supervision of development projects.

African Development Bank (AfDB) established to strengthen dialogue between the Bank and the Government is recruiting to fill the below positions:

Senior Corporate Infomaster 25/11/2014 12/12/2014 Principal Evaluation Officer 25/11/2014 12/12/2014 Principal Portfolio Management Officer 20/11/2014 07/12/2014 Principal Investment Officer 20/11/2014 07/12/2014 Senior Investment Officer 20/11/2014 07/12/2014 Chief Strategy Officer 14/11/2014 05/12/2014 Strategy Advisor 13/11/2014 04/12/2014 Principal Research Economist 10/11/2014 30/11/2014

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Fresh Vacancy at African Development Bank

Position title: Chief Strategy OfficerGrade: PL-3Position N°: NAReference: ADB/14/061Publication date: 14/11/2014Closing date: 05/12/2014ObjectivesThe Primary role of the Strategy Department (COSP) is to contribute to policy and strategy development, including annual plans and the Medium and Long-Term strategies of the Bank. COSP advices the President and Senior Management on strategy and policy issues of the Bank. COSP assists with the communication of the strategy to all stakeholders, and monitors and facilitates the implementation of related Presidential decisions.

Chief Strategy Officer

Duties and responsibilitiesUnder the general supervision of the COSP Director, the main responsibility of the Chief Strategy Officer is to provide strategic advice and support on COSP matters to the Director and the rest of the Department team. in planning, organizing and coordinating the activities of the Department. He/She will:Participate as part of the core COSP team in corporate strategy development and its subsequent monitoring, reporting, updating and refinement in line with sustainable lending and resource options.Coordinate the preparation of major COSP strategy reports such as the Annual Strategy Review, for Senior Management, including preparation of the mid-term review and periodical and special updates and reports. Contribute to/coordinate the preparation of Board documents on selected process enhancement recommendations.Provide support to Senior Management in the formulation of strategic policy objectives, and ensure their alignment with the strategic planning orientations and the Bank Strategy 2013-2022.As part of the core COSP team, ensure that all new policy proposals and initiatives, across the Institution, are aligned with the Bank’s planning directions and strategy.As part of the core COSP team, participate in and coordinate the Bank’s Strategy and policy development work, as and when required.Provide support to the office of the President as required, in particular on recent policy developments, and on the Bank’s response to emerging international issues.Prepare as requested planning and strategy documents.As part of the COSP core team, assist Operations Vice-Presidencies, Research, Finance and Corporate Management Vice Presidencies to formulate their work programs and specific strategies driven by the planning and strategy.Provide, as requested, up to date research on environment and business trends and keep up to date on new ways of doing strategic planning itself.Participate (on behalf of the COSP Department) in the preparation of selected Bank’s country and regional strategies and mid-term reviews.Represent the department as requested at key policy decisions and institutional reforms meetings and initiatives.Represent the COSP department as requested at selected key strategy meetings and on important missions. Serve as a focal point and spokesperson, as requested, on strategy issues to internal and external constituencies and expert strategy groups.Selection CriteriaIncluding desirable skills, knowledge and experienceMinimum of Master’s degree (or its university equivalent) in economics, macroeconomics or development economics, finance, strategic management, engineering or related development fields and a broad knowledge in development issues.Preferably a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience; proven combination of hands-on operational experience with solid analytical skills; good understanding of development economics and specificities of Regional Members countries (RMCs); previous exposure to international, multicultural contexts would be an asset.Proven exposure to the Bank’s operations and mission with a good understanding of the Bank’s overall strategy.Ability to provide advice, assistance, and coaching on Strategy related matters.Good leadership skills, and lateral thinking; high sense of professionalism. Good command of budgetary and operational management matters.Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous and shifting demands, priorities and tight deadlines. Capability to work within specified time limits. Capacity to diagnose and resolve multiple, concurrent problems.High level skills in communication and negotiation as well as ability to build partnerships with a broad range of clients and deliver results that meet the needs and long-term interest of clients within and outside the Bank.Excellent written and verbal communications in English or French, with a good working knowledge of the other language.Competence in the use of ERP Systems (preferably SAP) and standard MS office applications (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint), and good knowledge of operational management systems.Method of Application
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Current Job Opportunities in Lagos at Adron Homes & Properties Limited, November 7th 2014

Adron Homes & Properties Limited is a Real Estate and Property Development Company whose purpose to help people realize their aspirations for the pride of ownership, comfort, security and wealth through the provision of excellent homes and the will to provide homes for all classes of
society with focus on the neglected populace in respect to government housing programs.

Adron Homes is recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Title: Logistics Officer
Location:
Lagos
Requirements

He should be conversant with Lagos route. Carry out weekly vehicle checks on designated vehicles. Do official banking as required, cashing cheques and making payments at the bank. Ensure the safety of passengers and vehicles at all times when on duty. Job Title: Personal Assistant to the Managing Director
Location
: Lagos
Requirements
A minimum of three years PA/secretarial experience. Excellent typing skills, speed and accuracy essential. Good computer literacy (MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint) Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written Professional telephone manner. How to Apply
Interested candidates should please send their current CV’s to: mainland2.adronhomes@gmail.com

Application Deadline 31st December, 2014

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Jobs in Kano for a Compliance Officer at Aurora TeleCash Nigeria Limited

Aurora TeleCash Nigeria Limited is a Mobile Payment Solutions provider approved by the Central Bank of Nigeria to render mobile payment services to the Nigerian market under the NON-BANK LED model.
It is not only designed for bank customers, but also focuses on those without a bank account, currently unbanked and or underserved.

We are recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Title: Compliance Officer

Location: Kano

Requirements
Must be experienced in the following:

Internal Control Financial Accounting Management consulting Audit Education:
Candidates should possess the following minimum qualification:
Added advantage: ICAN certification Year of experience: 2-5 years
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should send their CV’s to: career@auroratelecash.com

Application Deadline 10th November, 2014

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Enterprise Bank Graduate Employment Scheme (EGES) 2014 – http://www.entbankng.com

Enterprise Bank was incorporated on August 5, 2011 as a limited liability company with a commercial banking licence. The Bank is wholly owned by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria. The Bank currently operates from its Head Office at Plot 143 Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos with one hundred and fifty (150) functional branches located in various parts of Nigeria.

Enterprise Bank is inviting candidates to apply for its 2014 Graduate Employment Scheme (EGES).

Enterprise Bank Graduate Employment Scheme (EGES) 2014 
 
Location:
Nigeria

About The Program
The scheme was designed to bridge the gap between the innovative entrepreneurial ideas of young school leavers and access to the right financial support to transform the ideas into concrete money making enterprises.

Description

Are you a graduate? Do you have a viable business idea? Do you already have a small existing business? Are you ready to take charge of your financial future? Then this is for you! Education & Experience
HND / Degree qualification
0-3 years experience. Documents Required
The following documentation will be required from interested participants for eligibility:
Duly accepted offer letter for the facility Duly executed SME application form Irrevocable letter of undertaking to domicile all proceeds to Enterprise Bank 6 months statement of account where applicable Customer asset report where applicable – this report shows a summary of the discounted value of the customers asset and liability Request letter Key man insurance by EBL appointed insurance company Satisfactory credit bureau report Satisfactory confrmation of Applicant’s Degree certificate Letter of undertaking not to secure additional facility from any other bank without the written consent of Enterprise Bank
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should: 
Download the EGES Application Forms

All applications should be submitted to any of the following Enterprise Bank Branches nationwide.

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First City Monument Bank (FCMB) recruitment 2014/2015 (http://www.wfmcentre.com/mdp/)

FCMB is a full service banking group, passionate about growing a world class financial services group focused on value adding strategies and processes through professionalism and excellent operating standards.

We believe having the right people within our organization is the first most important step in bridging the gap from where we are today to delivering us into our future of being the first premier financial services group of African origin.

There exists unique employment opportunity for intelligent and business minded Nigerian graduates both at home and Diaspora who are keen on growing in a banking career through our 2015 Management Development Programme.

2015 Management Development Programme

Job Description
The Management Development Programme is an extensive and highly competitive two stage programme that focuses on preparing employees for managerial responsibilities within the organization and strengthening our employee brand to FCMB advantage.

After going through the learning and development phase which comprises of classroom and on-the-job interventions, successful candidates will be engaged at a middle management job group of the Bank.

Participant Profile

The ideal candidates for the MDP are:

Candidates with strong educational background with a minimum of Second Class Upper degree in any discipline plus a Masters degree from a reputable internationally recognized university Must possess any of the following professional qualification – ACA, ACCA, CFA Minimum of 4 years relevant work experience in a structured organisation Why you should join FCMB’s MDP:
Provides a platform to develop advanced skills and competencies required for better performance Best practice learning and development training interventions Defined career management plan Unique employee value proposition with focus on ‘Great place to work’ initiative Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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FCMB 2015 Management Development Programme

First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Ltd is a full service banking group, headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, with the vision ‘to be the premier financial services group of African origin’.

From its early origins in investment banking as City Securities Limited in 1977, FCMB, established in 1982, has emerged as one of the leading financial services institutions in Nigeria and one of the top eight lenders in the country with subsidiaries that are market leaders in their respective segments. FCMB was incorporated as a private limited liability company on 20 April 1982 and granted a banking licence on 11 August 1983. On 15 July 2004, the Bank changed its status from a private limited liability company to a public limited liability company and was listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, by introduction, on 21 December 2004. As at December 2013, FCMB had 2 million customers, N1 trillion in assets, over 270 branches in Nigeria and a licensed banking subsidiary in the United Kingdom (FCMB UK) and a representative office in the Republic of South Africa.

Having successfully transformed to a retail and commercial banking-led group, the Bank expects to continue to distinguish itself by delivering exceptional service and taking its unique brand of supportive banking to every household in Nigeria.

2015 Management Development Programme
The Management Development Programme is an extensive and highly competitive two stage programme that focuses on preparing employees for managerial responsibilities within the organization and strengthening our employee brand to FCMB advantage.

After going through the learning and development phase which comprises of classroom and on-the-job interventions, successful candidates will be engaged at a middle management job group of the Bank.

Participant Profile
The ideal candidates for the MDP are
Candidates with strong educational background with a minimum of Second Class Upper degree in any discipline plus a Masters degree from a reputable internationally recognized university
Must possess any of the following professional qualification – ACA, ACCA, CFA
Minimum of 4 years relevant work experience in a structured organisation

Why you should join FCMB’s MDP:
Provides a platform to develop advanced skills and competencies required for better performance
Best practice learning and development training interventions
Defined career management plan

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Latest Job Vacancies in a Leading Bank in Nigeria for POS/E- Channel Sales Representatives

Our Client, a Leading Bank in Nigeria is looking for POS/E- Channel Sales Representative.

Job Responsibilities:

• Leverage on existing customers, branches and agents to market E-channels and cards
• Usage of E-channels products to acquire new customers for the bank.
• Provide leads on key business with value chain potentials for unit
• Provide feedback to their supervisors on market trends, competition and opportunities
• Provide support in the evaluation and execution of key projects
• Ensure effective cross selling of E-Channels product to deepen existing relationship
• Acquire and manage agents to drive mobile money and banking for the bank
• Ensure Daily/Weekly sales report to their Sales coordinator

Qualification: HND/OND Only in any discipline with a minimum of Lower Credit.

Locations: Apapa, Victoria Island and Lekki

Salary: very attractive and commensurate with the role.

How to Apply
If you are interested, please send CVs to moyo.olanipekun@wfmcentre.com with POS Merchant as subject.

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Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Job Vacancy for an Assistant Relationship Manager in Lagos

Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria – We attract talented individuals. Not only can they give you the benefit of their experience, they also reveal a closer, more personal look at the wide range of global opportunities we offer.
At the core of the Group’s people strategy is our focus on employee engagement. Engagement is a key driver of productivity and performance, which creates the foundation of our performance culture. We encourage and focus on the behaviours that bring out the very best from every employee, assessing their performance not just on results but on how those results were achieved. To further embed these behaviours we have a remuneration programme in place, carefully designed to incentivise our employees to live our values every day.

We are recruiting for the below position of:

Job Title: Assistant Relationship Manager – Commercial Client

Job ID: 453828
Job Function: Commercial Clients
Location: Lagos
Job Description

Directly work with customers to secure new business relationships, through referrals and different Sales Channels, via the analyses of their needs and provision of CC products and services. Grow share of Clients portfolio size by deepening existing Clients’ relationships May be requested to co-ordinate Country or Regional initiatives within CC team. Provide feedback to Senior Management, Marketing and Product management on customers’ needs and the efficiency of marketing strategies and tactics. Responsible for delivering a service to customers that matches the Bank’s brand promise of being ‘The Right Partner’. Operate within Risk & Compliance requirements/framework Analyses and reviews quality of potential business to ensure maximum profitability. Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all actual and attempted customer interactions. Liaise and provide leadership in areas of expertise, particularly in the provision of products and services to customers after identification of their needs. KYC/AML Clause
Ensure you remain alert to the risk of money laundering and assist in the Bank’s efforts in combating it by adhering to the key principles in relation to:-

Identifying your customer, knowing your customer, reporting suspicions, safeguarding records and not disclosing suspicions to customers.

Internal:

Marketing on new and continuing initiatives Head, ME Segment on issues to CC customers Branch departmental and T&O Managers and staff for CC customers’ account opening, servicing and administration Product Development and Analytics – product review, development, implementation and analytics How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Career Opportunity at The African Development Bank

Job Title: Senior Equity Portfolio Management Officer

Duties and responsibilities
Portfolio Management:
Participate in project supervision missions and prepare supervision reports as well as Advisory Committee Meetings;
Coordinate nominations and compile BTORs from Board representative of direct equity investments’ Board meetings

Monitor compliance with attributed project legal agreements including timely reporting requirements;
Identify problems in assigned projects and carry out corrective actions with supervisors for preventing further deterioration;
Assist in the analysis of projects and portfolio trends and report on portfolio quality in terms of financial performance, operational performance, environmental impacts and development effectiveness;
Produce necessary BTORs, PSRs, ASRs, XSRs for assigned projects;
Assist the internal and external auditors to perform periodic review of internal controls. Where weaknesses are identified, consult with the PE team and agree on the appropriate measures to strengthen internal controls;
Assist the operations evaluation team to improve the quality of project data and indicators used to measure project performance and impact;
Monitor and apply key performance indicators for the Bank’s Private Equity Funds and direct equity investments;
Up-to-date archiving of Private Equity projects’ reports and other documentation.
Attend seminars/conferences/workshops dealing with Private Equity development on the continent to enhance PE industry knowledge ;
Ensure and monitor up-to-date and timely reporting by Fund Managers and investee companies and produce review of quality of reports;
In collaboration with others (OPSM PE Unit, consultants, and wider AfDB interest groups as appropriate) produce review of guidelines for appointment of AfDB representatives to governance bodies of funds and direct investments, maintain the PE manual up to date;
Handle other ad hoc assignments as requested by the management team of OPSM.
Private Equity Investment Foundation Basis

Assist in the organization of internal workshops, meetings and training sessions to enhance general PE industry knowledge inside the Bank ;
In coordination with the Private equity portfolio management team, have and exposure to stages in the PE investment process and monitoring of PE funds.
Be current with all developments on PE Investments in Africa through training, monitoring of general news sources and participation in external activities;
Dealflow analysis and filtering

Participate in compilation of full equity investments dealflow for OPSM department and the Bank
Produce filtering / screening check list.
Work with other OPSM Divisions on assigned projects to ensure effective filtering of proposals and alignment with existing strategy & policy.
With the objective of dissemination of lessons learned and improve quality at entry of potential equity investments:

Participate in project identification missions in selected RMCs in the various sectors in which the Bank is active. Such missions normally lead to the development of a pipeline of bankable projects, technical assistance programs and potential advisory services to be considered by OPSM.

Participate in preliminary evaluation of project proposals to assess their feasibility for financial assistance and/or technical support by the Bank. This involves the initial screening of project applications, carrying out of desk reviews and evaluation of feasibility studies

Participate in appraisal and fact-finding missions. This includes developing terms of reference for the mission and for short-term consultants to be engaged for the mission; carrying out independent research on the investment climate, project sponsors, management, economic, financial, marketing, technical, environmental and legal aspects of the project. The work includes assessing the risks of projects and advising origination teams on appropriate mitigating measures; structuring/restructuring of projects to minimize financial risks; participating in negotiations on financing terms and legal conditions for the proposed investment/loan by the Bank.

Participate in the review of project appraisal reports for presentation to the Department, the various review committees and finally to the Board of Directors. This usually involves working with the investment analysis and modelling team to build and use the appropriate models for carrying out financial and economic analyses of the project; developing recommendations and justifications for the investments and defending these to the various levels of decision makers.
Ensure that all conditions precedent have been fulfilled on a timely basis and all fees are billed and collected from clients.

Assist with disbursements to projects and ensure a smooth transition of primary responsibility from the origination team to the portfolio management team. Thereafter, ensure effective monitoring and supervision of the originated equity investments (direct and indirect) in the portfolio.
Develop relationships within the Bank and with other institutions involved in private sector development and private equity investments (exchange of information on projects, policies, operational experience etc., identification of co-financing opportunities, organization of joint promotional activities etc.); Attend seminars, workshops and conferences dealing with private sector issues and private equity investments (financial institutions, services and industries, infrastructure).
Selection Criteria

Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience

At least a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Banking or related areas, plus preferably a Bachelor Degree in engineering, finance, law or economics with knowledge of equity valuation methods in various sectors.
Preferably a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.
Good communications’ skills and teamwork attitude, ability to build partnerships and deliver results that meet the needs and long-term interest of clients within and outside the institution.
Ability to work independently and be creative and innovative.
Integrity and ability to work in team.
Good listener with demonstrated ability to present and win support for ideas as well as make effective and timely decisions;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and/or French, and preferably with a working knowledge of the other language.

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New Vacancy at African Development Bank (AfDB)

The first thing you will notice about the AfDB is the passion of its employees to help reduce poverty on the continent, improve
living conditions for Africans and mobilize resources for the continent’s economic and social development. That is what drives us to seek motivated individuals who share this commitment to poverty reduction.

Our network of leading experts in every field identifies women and men whose experience, knowledge, and talents contribute to improving the quality of life on the continent.

AfDB staff work with governments across the continent, helping them in critical areas of development, from policy advice to the identification, preparation, appraisal and supervision of development projects.

Our core areas of activities include, among others, infrastructure, private sector development, policy advice, gender equality, climate change and regional integration. The Bank Group is deeply committed to anti-corruption initiatives with a view to improving the continent’s investment climate.

We are committed to diversity and strive to hire the best brains from across the globe. Our staff are diverse in many respects, including gender, nationality, race, culture, education and experience and fully represent our member countries.

The AfDB offers a variety of roles suited to your goals, background and talents, providing opportunities to advance, grow and strike the right balance between work and life that is best for you.

Senior Portfolio Management Officer

Objectives

The Private sector and Microfinance Department is recruiting 1 equity portfolio management officer at grade level PL-5.
Generally, under the supervision of the Division Manager, The Senior Portfolio Management Officer:
Promote private sector development in regional member countries (RMCs) through financing and monitoring investments in private enterprises, public-private partnerships (PPPs) and projects in various sectors which are technically feasible, financially and economically viable, and environmentally sound and create optimum added value, without sovereign guarantees in accordance with sound banking principles. Provide and implement technical assistance and advisory services aimed at preparing or supporting private sector and PPP operations. Act as a catalyst in mobilizing domestic and foreign resources for investment in the private sector through co-financing operations with other institutions, commercial banks and Export Credit Agencies. Constantly aim at identifying new opportunities and develop creative ways to finance developmentContext: During the recent years the Bank has seen a significant growth in its Private Equity Investments (direct and via private equity funds) both in Numbers of projects approved and amount of capital invested. The PE industry is seen as a catalytic mean to attain sustainable growth and development on the continent. As such, the PE industry fits in the Bank’s strategy to enhance inclusive growth and needs to be supported with adequate skills.

The main objectives of the position is to assist the Portfolio Management Division in (i) collecting, providing and processing structured data on the PE portfolio (direct investments and investments through funds), (ii) assist project managers in all aspects relating to portfolio management (iii) Pooling and organising information on the Funds monitoring and performance (iv) assist in monitoring and managing the private sector PE portfolio to achieve the Bank’s development and financial objectives (vi) providing portfolio analysis to management and developing appropriate policies, guidelines, Procedures and strategies (vii) assist in developing a knowledge base on the PE industry
Duties and responsibilities
Portfolio Management:
Participate in project supervision missions and prepare supervision reports as well as Advisory Committee Meetings; Coordinate nominations and compile BTORs from Board representative of direct equity investments’ Board meetings Monitor compliance with attributed project legal agreements including timely reporting requirements; Identify problems in assigned projects and carry out corrective actions with supervisors for preventing further deterioration; Assist in the analysis of projects and portfolio trends and report on portfolio quality in terms of financial performance, operational performance, environmental impacts and development effectiveness; Produce necessary BTORs, PSRs, ASRs, XSRs for assigned projects; Assist the internal and external auditors to perform periodic review of internal controls. Where weaknesses are identified, consult with the PE team and agree on the appropriate measures to strengthen internal controls; Assist the operations evaluation team to improve the quality of project data and indicators used to measure project performance and impact; Monitor and apply key performance indicators for the Bank’s Private Equity Funds and direct equity investments; Up-to-date archiving of Private Equity projects’ reports and other documentation. Attend seminars/conferences/workshops dealing with Private Equity development on the continent to enhance PE industry knowledge ; Ensure and monitor up-to-date and timely reporting by Fund Managers and investee companies and produce review of quality of reports; In collaboration with others (OPSM PE Unit, consultants, and wider AfDB interest groups as appropriate) produce review of guidelines for appointment of AfDB representatives to governance bodies of funds and direct investments, maintain the PE manual up to date; Handle other ad hoc assignments as requested by the management team of OPSM.Private Equity Investment Foundation Basis
Assist in the organization of internal workshops, meetings and training sessions to enhance general PE industry knowledge inside the Bank ; In coordination with the Private equity portfolio management team, have and exposure to stages in the PE investment process and monitoring of PE funds. Be current with all developments on PE Investments in Africa through training, monitoring of general news sources and participation in external activities;Dealflow analysis and filtering
Participate in compilation of full equity investments dealflow for OPSM department and the Bank Produce filtering / screening check list. Work with other OPSM Divisions on assigned projects to ensure effective filtering of proposals and alignment with existing strategy & policy.With the objective of dissemination of lessons learned and improve quality at entry of potential equity investments:
Participate in project identification missions in selected RMCs in the various sectors in which the Bank is active. Such missions normally lead to the development of a pipeline of bankable projects, technical assistance programs and potential advisory services to be considered by OPSM. Participate in preliminary evaluation of project proposals to assess their feasibility for financial assistance and/or technical support by the Bank. This involves the initial screening of project applications, carrying out of desk reviews and evaluation of feasibility studies Participate in appraisal and fact-finding missions. This includes developing terms of reference for the mission and for short-term consultants to be engaged for the mission; carrying out independent research on the investment climate, project sponsors, management, economic, financial, marketing, technical, environmental and legal aspects of the project. The work includes assessing the risks of projects and advising origination teams on appropriate mitigating measures; structuring/restructuring of projects to minimize financial risks; participating in negotiations on financing terms and legal conditions for the proposed investment/loan by the Bank. Participate in the review of project appraisal reports for presentation to the Department, the various review committees and finally to the Board of Directors. This usually involves working with the investment analysis and modelling team to build and use the appropriate models for carrying out financial and economic analyses of the project; developing recommendations and justifications for the investments and defending these to the various levels of decision makers. Ensure that all conditions precedent have been fulfilled on a timely basis and all fees are billed and collected from clients. Assist with disbursements to projects and ensure a smooth transition of primary responsibility from the origination team to the portfolio management team. Thereafter, ensure effective monitoring and supervision of the originated equity investments (direct and indirect) in the portfolio. Develop relationships within the Bank and with other institutions involved in private sector development and private equity investments (exchange of information on projects, policies, operational experience etc., identification of co-financing opportunities, organization of joint promotional activities etc.); Attend seminars, workshops and conferences dealing with private sector issues and private equity investments (financial institutions, services and industries, infrastructure).Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience
At least a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Banking or related areas, plus preferably a Bachelor Degree in engineering, finance, law or economics with knowledge of equity valuation methods in various sectors. Preferably a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience. Good communications’ skills and teamwork attitude, ability to build partnerships and deliver results that meet the needs and long-term interest of clients within and outside the institution. Ability to work independently and be creative and innovative. Integrity and ability to work in team. Good listener with demonstrated ability to present and win support for ideas as well as make effective and timely decisions; Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and/or French, and preferably with a working knowledge of the other language.

Method of Application
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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Access Bank Graduate Trainee recruitment for Assistant Banking Officers, 2014

Access Bank Plc is a financial institution with presence in 9 countries in Africa and the United Kingdom and in all major cities in Nigeria. Also referred to as the Africa’s Bank of Best Practise, Access Bank operates on a platform of strong ethics, governance and professionalism.

Having the right people is one of the Bank’s competitive advantage and we constantly seek to recruit high performing talents who are passionate about working for Access Bank.

Are you energetic, highly intelligent and results oriented? Are you passionate about Africa? Are you willing to join us in our transformation to a world-class financial institution? If yes, we are interested in you.

Job Title: Graduate Trainee Assistant Banking Officers
Location: Nigeria

Job Description

We offer opportunities that provide the platform for a rewarding and professional banking career. Your career journey with us starts with a 4-month intensive training program at the Banking School of Excellence, giving you the opportunity to be trained with other high calibre applicants. Requirements
We are looking for:
Assistant Banking Officer: A graduate with a minimum of a second class lower from a university acceptable to the bank or a Masters’ degree from top tier Universities acceptable to the Bank and a maximum age of 27 years. Recruitment Process for Access Bank Entry Level Training Programme

After you have sent in your application online, our recruitment process entails the following steps:

Step 1: suitable candidates are invited for a written test. Step 2: an open day at our head office for all successful candidates. This is an event of interactive activities where you’ll be given further insight into what we do at Access Bank. Step 3: a psychometric test, essay writing exercise, and panel interview. Step 4: final interview with the Head of Human resources. Step 5: training school offer letters sent to successful candidates
How to Apply
Qualified and interested candidates should:
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