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Latest Primera Africa Finance Group Job Vacancies in Nigeria January, 2022 – Lagos, Abuja, Rivers

Primera Africa Finance Group is a financial services firm that provides a range of services to clients across the African continent. Our goal is to provide bespoke financial solutions, in the most professional and efficient manner to meet our clients’ individual needs. Primera Africa Finance Group is a financial services firm that provides a range of services to clients across the African continent. Our goal is to provide bespoke financial solutions, in the most professional and efficient manner to meet our clients’ individual needs.

We operate in four major business areas: Securities Trading, Financial Advisory, Principal Investments and Consumer Finance. Based on our people’s global experience and local knowledge, we are able to deliver the most advanced financial solutions, keeping in perspective the local nuances peculiar to each market to ensure our clients receive superior advice. Overall, each client benefits from our dedication to excellence, entrepreneurial thinking and long-term commitment to service.

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January, 2022 Team Lead, Business Banking

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Department: Client Management
Reportsto: Head, Business Banking

Job Description

  • Actively support and drive the digital transformation of the Business Banking enterprise.
  • Expand and deepen the product and value-added services suite to profitably penetrate the Bank’s target industry segments and businesses.
  • Drives the assigned Business Banking relationship management teams to achieve and surpass set targets.
  • Ensure that all loans disbursed are repaid as and when due and the Portfolio-at-Risk (PAR) of the business portfolio is within regulatory limits.
  • Build and grow a healthy collections business driven by a strong portfolio of accounts that generate collections flows for the Bank.
  • Identify key areas for business process re-engineering and support efforts to deliver continuous improvements of same.
  • Position Primera MFB as the No.1 bank in customer satisfaction and client-centricity in the SME and Micro-Credit spaces.

Accountability

  • Consistently grow revenues and profitability of the Business Banking enterprise.
  • Ensuring that all the team meets set targets in line with the Bank’s business and strategic goals.
  • Ensuring the portfolio quality (PAR) remains within regulatory limits.
  • Deepen the product and value-added services portfolio of the Bank.
  • Support the digital transformation the Business Banking enterprise.
  • Deliver and maintain best-in-class customer satisfaction.

Qualifications

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  • A good 1st Degree in Humanities, Social Sciences, Administration, or any related field.
  • Added professional/academic qualifications or certifications will be an advantage.
  • 4-5 years commercial banking experience with a particular focus on managing a Business Banking portfolio size of 1bn Naira and above.

Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Professional sales training would be a strong advantage.
  • Proven track record of achieving targets and driving sales growth in a business.
  • Strong leadership skills and an ability to inspire sales teams.
  • Strong and successful experience in Business Banking, Credit Analysis and structuring for businesses.
  • Strong knowledge of the various dynamic Business Banking products and ability to drive same.
  • Excellent relationship-building competencies.
  • Must possess excellent team management and leadership skills.
  • Possess excellent communication, written and presentation skills.
  • Must possess excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrates exceptional strategic thinking and planning abilities.
  • Must be able to work under pressure.
  • Must possess excellent organizational and time management skills.

Application Closing Date
8th February, 2022.

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


Relationship Officer / Manager, Business Banking

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Department: Client Management
Reports to: Team Lead, Business Banking

Job Description

  • Proactively identify the needs of potential customers and offer appropriate financial services and products.
  • Research, identify and convert target Business Banking relationships
  • Research and Analyze market trends, competitor offerings, demographics and other information that affect marketing strategies.
  • Create quality risk assets.
  • Deliver quality customer service in response to customer enquiries
  • Build and maintain good relationship with clients leading to growth in profitability and loan quality of managed accounts portfolio
  • Prepare weekly and monthly report on marketing activities.
  • Prepare monthly performance review report.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Team Lead or Head, Business Banking.

Qualifications

  • A good 1st Degree in Banking & Finance, Marketing, Economics, Statistics, Sociology or any related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years operational experience in a commercial bank with particular focus on managing a Business Banking loan portfolio size of N500 million and above.

Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Target driven and result oriented.
  • Analytical risk management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent relationship and people management skills
  • Excellent efficiency for handling client related issues and providing solutions where required.
  • Well experienced in the Business Banking space with a particular focus on handling dynamic transactions.
  • Ability to generate qualitative business leads and generate new business opportunities
  • Demonstrate exceptional strategic thinking and planning abilities.
  • Self-starter with mature analytical skills and ability to work under pressure.
  • Innovative and forward thinking, with a track record of executing new ideas.
  • Ability to lead team.

Application Closing Date
8th February, 2022.

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

Senior Software Developer (Front End & Back End / Full Stack)

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Department: IT
Reportsto: Head, Technology

Job Description

  • Researching, designing, implementing and managingsoftwareprograms (Web and Mobile Applications).
  • Testing and evaluating new programs.
  • Identifying areas for modification in existing programs and subsequently developing these modifications.
  • Writing and implementing efficient code.
  • Analyse user requirements and convert requirements to design documents.
  • Multi-task and change from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure
  • Demonstrable portfolio of released applications on the App store or the Android market.
  • Design and update software database. This includes, but is not limited to: Software Applications, Web Sites, Data Communication Processes and User Interfaces.
  • Be a part of a small, close knit and Agile team working on a wide range of activities to get a new business and products up and running

Qualifications

  • B.Sc in Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering or any related field
  • 3 – 4years relevant work experience as a Front End and/or Back End Software Developer.
  • Proven work experience as a Mobile developer preferably in the FINTEC space
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs
  • Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices
  • Knowledge of HTML5, Phyton, Php, Laravel, JavaScript Mobile Development, React Native/Flutter, AWS, Azure, and other cloud related services
  • In-depth knowledge of at least one programming language like Swift and Java • Should be ready to transition into IOS
  • Strong knowledge of both JavaScript proficiency and understanding of solid design principles (plugins, node packages, etc.)
  • Experience as a front-end, UI/UX developer
  • Experience with third-party libraries and APIs
  • Familiarity with OOP design principles
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Proficiency in designing interfaces and building clickable prototypes using Sketch, InVision, Axure, etc

Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Organize information
  • Strong knowledge of banking operations
  • Process Improvement
  • Change Management
  • Pay attention to details
  • Team player
  • Honest, proactive and hardworking
  • Ability to adapt to changes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Application Closing Date
1st February, 2022.

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

Network & Systems Administrator

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Reporting to: Head, Technology

Job Description

  • He/she will be responsible for the configuration, maintenance and operation of the bank’s network, servers, desktop, and storage infrastructure.
  • Ensures that the bank’s network and all related equipment are functional to accommodate system users.
  • Proactively monitor all active network devices and third-party links to ensure high availability and prevent data loss.
  • Escalate faults/outages to third parties where necessary and enforce penalty clauses when third party SLAs are unmet.
  • Ensure compliance to standards and documented policies/ procedures.
  • Ensure network diagrams are updated each time a modification is made to the network.
  • Ensure periodic backup and recovery of network media.
  • Ensure periodic procedural failover tests.
  • Review and maintain user access logs on network devices daily including audit trails.
  • Carry out quality assurance and certification of cabling jobs executed by service providers.
  • Maintain an updated inventory of all network devices.
  • Ensure the bank’s network is secure, robust and resilient.
  • Ensure all network systems are up to date with patches and not vulnerable to attacks.
  • Produce and submit periodic reports on network activities and performance to the Head of Technology.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Head, Technology.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Availability of network connectivity
  • Level of User satisfaction
  • Accuracy of inventory listing
  • % of incidences detected proactively
  • % of calls resolved without escalation
  • Number of Audit exceptions
  • Level of Compliance with standards
  • Projects delivered on budget and on time.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of B.Sc. preferably in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience as Network and Systems Administrator with relevant experience on Cloud servers andsecurity
  • Experience in the Financial Services Industry is an advantage
  • Relevant professional qualifications or certification is an advantage.

Additional Information:

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to Manage the Servers, Networks and infrastructure.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • Experience in Network and systems troubleshooting and communication.
  • Demonstrated track record in bringing value to the business by being an effective partner.

Application Closing Date
8th February, 2022.

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

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