First Bank Jobs in Nigeria [6 new vacancies]

LATEST Vacancies at FirstBank of Nigeria  May, 2022 – Lagos, Abuja, Kano Kaduna

First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is Nigeria’s largest financial services institution by total assets and gross earnings. With more than 10 million customer accounts, FirstBank has over 750 branches providing a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services. The Bank has an international presence through its subsidiaries, FBN Bank (UK) Limited in London and Paris, FBNBank DRC, FBNBank Ghana, FBNBank Gambia, FBNBank Guinea, FBNBank Sierra-Leone and FBNBank Senegal, as well as its Representative Offices in Johannesburg, Beijing and Abu Dhabi.

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May 2022. Unit Head, Financial and Regulatory Reporting

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Job Identification: 526
Location: Lagos

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the preparation of monthly management and financial reports
  • Coordinate all external audits e.g. statutory audits, regulatory audits (CBN/NDIC etc)
  • Review and approve CBN returns daily for submission
  • Develop and maintain documentation of Accounting policies and procedures.
  • Establish and execute controls for compliance with the Group’s accounting and financial reporting procedure.
  • Develop, support and maintain all financial accounting systems and ensure that they are compliant with IFRS, the Group’s accounting policy and other regulatory requirements.
  • Review valuation of financial assets/ liabilities on a regular basis and proposes journals to state them in line with IFRS.
  • Ensure that the consolidated financial statements and reports are prepared in accordance with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), the Group accounting policies and other regulatory reporting requirements.
  • Provision of all IFRS disclosures in the financial statements for the annual audit, including the accounting entries and disclosure requirements for specific transactions, such as RBO.
  • Provide support to the Accounts unit and ensure that all product manuals are in compliance with IFRS & the Group’s accounting policy before they are approved.
  • Provide support to the GL control unit and ensure that all GLs report numbers that are in compliance with IFRS & the Group’s accounting policy and also assess the risk of the GLs that are not compliant.
  • Provide support to the subsidiaries’ finance team and ensure that all reports prepared by them are in compliance with IFRS & the Group’s accounting policy and oversee their IFRS implementation.
  • Act as an educator of the Bank and Group at large by providing necessary education/ enlightenment on IFRS and implementation of accounting policies.
  • Perform in-depth financial analysis of the financial reports
  • Provide support to the Bank and Group on Business intelligence, technical accounting issues and guidance on the financial implications of entering complex financial transactions.
  • Perform impact assessment of new IFRS & regulatory policies, proposed and final, and assist in their implementation.
  • Review and monitoring of monthly Capital adequacy & Liquidity and other regulatory ratios to ensure compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Perform relevant ratio computations and advise management on their implications for the financial health of the Bank & Group. Benchmark these ratios against industry players and best standards.
  • Perform pre and post-acquisition valuation of subsidiaries and account for business combinations.
  • Perform valuation of the Bank’s Intangible Assets.
  • Responsible for preparation of the annual deposit certification for statutory NDIC premium computation
  • Provides support to other departments on financial reporting related matters

Job Requirements
Minimum Education:

  • First Degree in Applied or Social Sciences, Higher Degree / Professional Accounting qualification such as ACCA, ACA, or its equivalent

Experience:

  • At least twelve years post qualification experience, of which four should have been in a managerial role.

Application Closing Date
2nd June, 2022 at 16:30 PM.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Head, Finance Product Control

Job Identification: 468
Location: Lagos

Job Descritpion

  • Daily monitoring and validation of Risk & P&L arising from the bank’s trading books by trades, position types based on risk factors.
  • Advise treasury where necessary on P& L postings, reconciliations, analysis, adjustments, attribution etc
  • Monthly balance sheet review of trading and hedging positions.
  • Identify and advise on weaknesses in treasury processes and controls.
  • Perform monthly review of Value at Risk computations prepared by Market & Liquidity Risk Department.
  • Perform monthly stress tests and sensitivity analysis to assess the impact of movements in key variables such as interest rates, exchange rate, commodity prices etc on the banks trading portfolio.
  • Monitor daily to ensure that trading activities are done within approved limits and render reports on breaches as required.
  • Monitor to ensure that trading book is marked to market daily.
  • Review the valuation of trading positions and financial instruments, to ensure appropriateness.
  • Prepare and submit monthly Income attribution, Portfolio Performance and trading risk reports to the Financial Controller and CFO.
  • Participate in setting up relevant technological applications for treasury activities.
  • Stay up to date with current trends in financial markets and advise the Financial Controller, CFO & Management on implications for our trading portfolio.
  • Make recommendations to management on trading best practices that minimize risk and maximize the profitability of our trading book.
  • Preparation of disclosures on financial instruments reported at fair values for interim/annual financial statements.
  • Provide support in monthly account closing activities and preparation of financial and management accounts
  • Perform adhoc duties as may be required from time to time.
  • Provide accounting decision support during the launch of new treasury products and product specific system implementations.

Education

  • Minimum Education: First Degree in Applied or Social Sciences, Higher Degree / Professional accounting qualification such as ACCA, ACA, or its equivalent.

Experience:

  • Minimum experience: 10 years of relevant experience in product control, Financial Control, Market & Liquidity Risk Management and Treasury.

Application Closing Date
25th May, 2022 at 06:50 PM

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Analyst, Developer (.NET Development)

Job Identification: 520
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

  • Contribute to planning, coordinating and supervising all activities related to the design, development and implementation of the systems and software applications
  • Contribute to planning the introduction of new application systems
  • Assist in developing high-level designs of systems
  • Perform coding duties according to the functional and technical specifications in order to solve a business problem
  • Actively participate in program unit testing, integration and system testing to ensure they meet quality standards
  • Peer review solutions developed by fellow developers
  • Assist in maintaining, supporting and upgrading existing IT systems and applications
  • Assist in designing, coding, testing and documenting web application software
  • Participate in the customisation of application packages
  • Review technical constraints and performance issues of solutions.

Job Requirements
Minimum Education:

  • Minimum of a First Degree or its equivalent in a business / IT related discipline

Experience:

  • 1+ years of experience in designing, developing and delivering solutions.

Application Closing Date
16th May, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

MSC Sponsorship, Partnerships, Events & Collaborations Officer

Job Identification: 385
Location: Nigeria

Job Objective(s)

  • Strategic focus on delivering sponsorship and events initiatives and activities in alignment wiith the Bank’s objectives whilst seeking out value propositions, proposals to retaining existing and building new partnerships and generating revenue leads for Business Units.
  • Contribute to the production of world class publications and conferences that positions the Bank as thought leaders, policy influencers and key drivers of banking and financial services in the Nigerian economy and globally, one Business Unit at a time.
  • Support the Head, Sponsorships, Events and Content Management in the delivery and crucial positioning of FirstBank’s global sponsorship and events initiatives and activities in alignment wiith the Bank’s objectives whilst seeking out value propositions that lead to the retaining of existing relationships and building new ones with a view to generating revenue leads.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with implementing the Bank’s sponsorship and events strategies, one Business Unit at a time
  • Assist with monitoring developments in the sponsorship of Business Unit events by carrying out environmental scans to ensure that the Bank is abreast with all highly sensitive news/developments
  • Provide analysis for all information gathered on sponsorship and events and make comments that will help management in decision making
  • Assist with negotiating the best price on the Bank’s sponsorship/events using the Bank’s policy on comparative quotes from different vendors
  • Assist with monitoring the Bank’s brand/visibility at events to ensure consistency and handle competition as this will aid to review how the Bank is performing compared to other banks
  • Work with Business Units within the Bank to ensure standard delivery of the Bank’s events
  • Assist with identifying sponsorship platforms that would generate revenue leads for the different Business Units using the sponsorship filter as measurement metrics
  • Supervise elements of events outsourced to event managers, consultants and agencies
  • Assist in generating ideas as well as implementing bank-owned conferences and workshops globally, upholding thought leadership, policy influencing and financial inclusion objectives
  • Develop plans to sustain awareness, passion and participation for the Bank’s publications and conferences initiatives.
  • Provide editorial support and ensure timely production of other good quality publications as may be required by Management (e.g. Corporate Profile) and provide necessary support for other publications from different Business Units within the Bank.

Job Requirements
Education Minimum Education:

  • First Degree in Social Science or Science discipline

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years cognate experience in Marketing/Corporate Communications and/or Sponsorship and Events role in blue chip companies or Advertising / PR / Journalism.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint is essential
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

Application Closing Date
13th May, 2022 (3:03PM).

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

MSC Digital Platforms Management Officer

Job Identification: 480
Location: Lagos

Job Objective(s)

  • Responsible for maintaining websites. Oversee the build and management of webpages, landing pages and microsite. Ensure sites are functioning properly and are available to users. Tests speed of access and improves upon loading speed.
  • Responsible for managing all SEO activities such as link building and keyword strategy to increase rankings of website/webpages on all major search networks. Manage execution of paid search campaigns

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversee the development of webpages, landing pages, microsite etc. for digital marketing campaigns in line with defined brand guidelines
  • Ensure routine troubleshooting of the website and resolve identified issues
  • Ensure routine test on website content to ensure clear display and fast page loading times.
  • Work with the Web design master and Mobile / App / SEO team to ensure that are adaptable and best practices are implemented on developed webpages, microsites etc.
  • Advise and implement necessary website security standards.
  • Develop reports for relevant stakeholders describing usage rates and engagement levels
  • Resolve reported content issues
  • Drive and resolve all issues identified from Crawling Information tool and fix all broken links
  • Ensure upload and removal of digital content on website as required
  • Maintain and manage webmaster software
  • Identify and recommend improvement opportunities for FirstBank’s website
  • Regular site audits and vulnerability checks
  • Ensure relevant tools for optimizing sites are deployed are used, also ensure search engines show bank owned sites for selected queries.
  • Manage internal and external link details to ensure a good amount of links are pointing to bank owned sites (backlinks) for listing on top of the search results.
  • Work with agencies to execute and optimize paid search campaigns
  • Support in campaign planning
  • Perform A/B test for landing pages, messaging and multiple user experiences
  • Recommend changes to website architecture, content, linking and other factors to improve SEO positions for target keywords
  • Oversee the deliverables of the Web design master and any other function that may be required

Job Requirements
Education:

  • Graduate Degree in Marketing, Social Sciences and/or Information Technology or related discipline
  • Digital Marketing certification will be an added advantage
  • Professional certifications in related field

Experience:

  • 7+ years’ experience in marketing communications with at least 3 years’ experience in digital marketing, brand advertising and/or consumer goods marketing. Experience in financial services, product management and investment banking/asset management will be an added advantage
  • Certification in related field is an added advantage such as Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW), Java Script Specialist
  • Work experience in a Digital Lab, FCMG, Telecommunication, IT industry will be an added advantage

Certification:

  • Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON)
  • National Institute of Marketing Nigeria (NIMN)
  • Digital Marketing
  • Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM)
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
  • Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR)
  • Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW)

Mastery:

  • Java Script Specialist
  • Cascading Style Sheet (CSS)
  • Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)
  • Keywords Everywhere

Tools Required:

  • Social listening tools access such as Hootsuite, Talk Walker, Similar Web, Keyhole, Tweet Reach, Traackr, Onalytica (tracks campaign monitoring / analysis, influencer marketing, brand & event monitoring and market research)
  • Canva, SnapSeed, Poster Maker
  • Knowledge in Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Infographics
  • Search engine and email marketing

Application Closing Date
13th May, 2022, 03:01 PM.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Senior Analyst, Developer (.NET Development)

Job Identification: 519
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

  • Assist in planning, coordinating and supervising all activities related to the design, development and implementation of the systems and software applications
  • Assist development lead in all activities with respect to application development & management operations and support
  • Contribute to planning the introduction of new application systems
  • Develop high-level designs of systems
  • Develop prototypes (to improve envisioning and communication) and proof-of-concept systems (to test technology) to validate potential solutions
  • Perform coding duties according to the functional and technical specifications in order to solve a business problem
  • Actively participate in program unit testing, integration and system testing to ensure they meet quality standards
  • Ensure that developed solutions are peer reviewed and formally documented
  • Assist in maintaining, supporting and upgrading existing IT systems and applications
  • Design, code, test, and document web application software
  • Participate in the customisation of application packages
  • Ensure that solutions meet requirements outlined in the design documentation
  • Review technical constraints and performance issues of business intelligence and integration solutions
  • Provide leadership and technical guidance to reports

Job Requirements
Minimum Education:

  • Minimum of a First Degree or its equivalent in a business /IT related discipline
  • Masters, MBA or a recognized professional certification will be an added advantage

Experience:

  • 7+ years of experience in designing, developing and delivering solutions

Application Closing Date
16th May, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Head, Brand, Strategy, Quality Assurance, Budget & Planning

Job Identification: 492
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Objective(s)

  • To develop the strategic redefinition of the FirstBank brand with a view to changing perception amongst TA to drive loyalty and advocacy
  • To strategically contribute to bank projects with focus on increasing market share amongst the bank’s core target audiences
  • Development of a world class brand strategy for the bank with a view to improving its positioning as the first bank of choice for customers business
  • Oversee the overall brand and customer journey through the omni -channel experience, which is aligned to the day to day trading of the brand.
  • It will also play a leading role working, closely with our key supplier partners to unlock the potential of the FirstBank brands for the Bank’s customers.
  • This requires the implementation of brand strategy, driving and rethinking the consumer journey while conceptualizing and shaping the consumer experience to offer seamless, integrated and elevated experiences in at all touchpoints – branches, channels, events, etc.

Duties & Responsibilities
Strategic Planning/Execution:

  • Determine the most innovative approach to enhance brand image to the general public
  • Utilize research data to make analysis in identifying the best way to introduce new products and refresh existing ones
  • Plan and commission various research targeted at different areas of the market segments to ensure communications spend has the most impact to guarantee maximum return on investment
  • Ensure the success in translation of defining qualities of the brand in execution.
  • Use the study of the data gathered from research to create various plans and strategies to be executed successfully
  • Development of marketing plans and strategies and make constant changes to ensure plans are implemented for maximum effect
  • Develop and manage the group’s immediate and long-term brand strategy in line with the business strategy for the group to drive the brand while ensuring it is poised to meet business needs via well – articulated objectives and missions
  • Coordinate and manage quarterly strategic planning and review sessions for the department to ensure on-track execution of Marcomms strategy for the group
  • Undertake regular brand perception, brand tacking and other relevant surveys to feel the pulse of customers and gain better insight and understanding into strategies to further drive business goals and objectives through relevant marketing communications activities and activations
  • Undertake marketing insights research to provide internal customers and management team with customer and competitive insights to drive product development and campaigning as well as overall business decisions relating to marketing customers
  • Lead creative development of quarterly brand themes that convey the brand point-of-view, and business targets for the quarter

Brand Quality Assurance:

  • Working closely with the Customer Experience and Brand Marketing teams to understand and build best in class shopper experience roadmaps. Additionally, they will be responsible for delivery of a business – wide brand experience journey that aligns to customer value, customer needs, and a prioritization of customer experience.
  • Translate a clear understanding of current market dynamics, competitive positioning, and FirstBank brand and product differentiators, into POS environments and collateral that engage consumers and drive conversion for FirstBank products and services.
  • Collaborate actively across the integrated marketing, brand management and retail marketing teams to ensure all required brand elements are developed, on brand, on budget and on time.
  • Support the product teams in the development of products and maintain an expert understanding of the FirstBank range of products and services
  • Develop and maintain understanding of the competitive landscape, including competitor strengths, weaknesses and product assortment details
  • To Coordinate, manage and implement the Group’s brand quality assurance initiatives especially as relates to branches and operations, aligning to global best practices and business goals.
  • Ensure that brand infrastructure at branches and other brand touch points are at their optimal levels at all times, by liaising with relevant stakeholders.

Budget Management:

  • Strategically provide support for attainment of budget efficiencies for communications spend across the group and Holding company
  • Develop processes for efficient management of group wide Marcomms budget and spend
  • Develop and manage Marcomms spend process to drive efficiencies across group
  • Provide direction, advise, ideas and best practices in budget management to internal and external customers seeking to attain required efficiencies
  • Optimize and track annual Marcomms budget
  • Average budget under management and with oversight responsibility of 9billion.

Financial Targets Contribution:

  • Oversight responsibilities for marketing communications budget across the group to minimize duplication while encouraging synergies that drive efficiencies
  • Identify and analyze cost saving activities across the group in marketing and corporate communications sub head to drive budget optimization
  • Drive financial planning imperatives for the department while providing oversight support for financial planning across the group and HoldCo
  • Ensure strategic brand activities and policies are designed and executed to contribute to business objectives while also driving maximum returns on investments

Job Requirements
Education:

  • Minimum of Master’s Degree in the humanities. Certification by relevant Marketing bodies in Nigeria including either of APCON or NIMN

Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years post NYSC work experience. At least 6years as manager in reputable international or local organisations
  • Working knowledge of budget management, financial planning and financial modeling will be added advantages
  • Advanced understanding and knowledge of marcomms environment
  • Demonstrable advanced level proficiency in word applications especially excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

Application Closing Date
13th May, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Procurement Analyst

Job Title: Procurement Analyst

Job Identification: 499
Location: Lagos

Key Responsibilities
Requisition to Receive:

  • Evaluate requisitions against existing contracts
  • Create PO
  • Sourcing Execution Support
  • Support Vendor meetings and related activities as directed by the Category Manager and in conjunction with the Vendor Relationship Management
  • If needed, identify potential Vendors to address internal customer requirements
  • Ensure the proper tools and templates are utilized by Procurement
  • Utilize analytical tools to analyze out tail spend
  • Serve as a knowledge source for the Category Buyer to help identify Bank’s stakeholders, potential Vendors, and other Bank specific information that may be needed.

Contract Support:

  • Leverage corporate Contract Lifecycle Management processes and tools
  • Provide guidance and support to internal customers or Vendors with regards to procurement contract administration
  • Manage the imaging, storage, data entry and extracting of contract information.
  • Conduct the contract close-out procedures upon contract completion as directed by Category Management
  • Run expiration reports for contracts and communicate need for action to Category Buyer
  • Execute all administrative task associated with loading, managing and closing contracts
  • Consult with Category Buyer to get guidance on contract management activities as needed
  • Process contracts change requests as directed by Category Buyer in accordance with Procurement’s policies and procedures.

Internal Customer Helpdesk:

  • Guide users with identifying proper buying channels, developing requisitions within the system, and creating receipt reports in the system
  • Help Sourcing Team identify potential Vendors as needed
  • Help the Sourcing Team identify stakeholders within the Bank in support of sourcing activities
  • Contribute to development and maintenance of content on Buyer Portal (e.g., FAQs, tips to accelerate the requisition to PO process, key words to help users find existing contracts)
  • Identify and support pursuit of continuous improvement opportunities
  • Handle all procurement enquiries from the business and escalate as required.

Requirements
Education:

  • Minimum of HND Upper Class
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree, with a minimum grade of 2.2

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 year relevant working experience in financial institution, covering a range of functional area.

Application Closing Date
3rd May, 2022 at 11:50 AM.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Team Member, IT Infrastructure Audit

Job Identification: 493
Location: Lagos
Job Schedule Full time
Job Shift: Day

Job Objective(s)

  • Ensure IT Infrastructure standards, policies, guidelines and procedures are being implemented by IT management to enable availability of IT services to support the bank’s business objectives.
  • Provide assurance over the effectiveness of controls on the bank’s technical infrastructure

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participates in the periodic audit of the Bank’s Disaster Recovery Infrastructure to ensure its availability and adequacy when the main production facility becomes unavailable.
  • Represents the Department in Information Technology related projects for quality assurance purposes and provide report to on progress and risk management.
  • Audit of all IT Operations (EOD/BOD/EOM/EOQ/EOY, Enterprise Data Backup & Restore, Physical & Environmental Controls, SLA, Staff, training, etc.)
  • Prepare timely, accurate and complete audit query and other audit work papers in line with the Internal Audit Methodology.
  • Carry out assigned investigations of frauds connected to the use of channels and systems.
  • Participates in the audit of the Bank’s Network and Telecommunications Infrastructure to ensure protection against a wide range of threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Assists in the review of the Bank’s Firewalls, Core Switches, Routers, Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems to ensure they are adequately configured to prevent intrusions into the bank’s networks.
  • Executes audit of Messaging Infrastructure (Exchange clients and Servers) to ensure security and efficiency.
  • Participates in the review of Virtualization Infrastructure to ensure security and availability of the virtualized layer.
  • Participates in the audit of Antivirus, patch management and other emerging technologies as deployed by the Bank.
  • Participates in Systems and Infrastructure projects
  • Maintains the Security of all Information entrusted to the staff
  • Carry out other tasks that may be assigned from time to time
  • Maintains the Security of all Information entrusted to the staff

Job Requirements
Education:

  • First Degree preferably in Computer science or related discipline
  • Professional certification (CISA, CRISC, ISO 27001, ISO 22301, ISO 20000 etc.)

Experience:

  • Minimum experience –  Minimum experience – 1 year in IT and Audit/Control/Information Security/Information Risk Management and Project Management.

Application Closing Date
22nd April, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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