Primera Microfinance Bank Jobs in Nigeria [5 new vacancies]

Latest Primera Africa Finance Group Job Vacancies in Nigeria May, 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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May, 2022. Software Engineer (Back End / Full Stack)

Job Title: Software Engineer (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 – 4 years relevant work experience as a 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
13th June, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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E-Banking Operations Lead



Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Department: IT
Reports to: Head, Operations

Job Description

  • Manages the administrative and operational functions of the Unit.
  • Ensures all customer complaints are resolved in a timely fashion.
  • Ensures all open transaction positions are closed without constituting reconciliation issues.
  • Handles customers’ card requests, new product/service requests and replacement requests as well as provide first-hand support to card management related issues.
  • Use dispute sources/platforms to resolve transaction disputes on all Interswitch transactions, Visa transactions, Mastercard transactions, Etranzact transactions, NIP/NIBSS transactions and other mobile money transactions, etc.
  • Process transactions so as to close open positions on all Interswitch Settlements, Visa settlements, Mastercard Settlements, Etranzact Settlements, NIP/NIBSS Settlements, and other mobile money settlements, etc.
  • Receive and process new physical/virtual card requests and card replacement requests, handles cost implications on all card requests and ensures costs are distributed correctly.
  • Supports customers on malfunctioning cards and other card related issues.
  • Monitors transactions on electronic channels and escalates any observed unusual trends.
  • Ensuring funds disbursement to our customers for all accepted Remote On-Us disputes.
  • Monitoring of the failure rate across all E-Channels and process refunds of out-rightly failed transactions.
  • Liaise with other banks and other switching companies to include (Flutterwave, PayStack, Unified Payments, and Interswitch) to resolve all dispute claims affecting our customers.
  • Weekly preparation of e-Channel product & platform Performance Report and presentation to Management.
  • Ensure daily Reconciliation of Card Stock Accounts.
  • Perform any task as may be assigned by Head of Operations.
  • Driving continuous improvement on key processes and procedures for the bank.
  • Ensures that the unit complies with regulatory and institutional requirements and laws governing card and Instant transfer(NIP/NIBSS)processing.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of B.Sc in any related field
  • 4-6 years working experience in E-Banking/E-Channel in a reputable bank across Reconciliation, Dispute Settlement, Charge-Back, POS and Card Operations, Customer Service, etc.
  • General banking experience especially in operations, customer serviceor support service units.
  • Excellent Data Analysis skills including Advanced Excel and SQL is essential.
  • Advanced knowledge of CBN, NIP/NIBSS processes and regulations around E-Banking Operations is essential.

Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Critical thinking
  • Personable
  • 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
24th May, 2022.

How to Apply
Intereted and qualified candiates should:
Click here to apply online

T24 Core Banking Application Analyst

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

Job Description

  • Responsible for the day-to-day support of T24 core banking application, run the daily close of business, generate all departmental reports
  • Responsible for T24 Local Development & Customization (write routines), designs T24 Versions and Enquiry, design reports and requested by the users
  • Responsible for MySQL DB administration, backup and restoration.
  • Implement and support Temenos Web Services Integration, Restful web services
  • T24 Data Migration
  • Provide T24 support to operators to resolve any COB problem (using Temenos approved models), escalate critical errors
  • Access the Business Requirement Documents of all the interfaces, Develop corresponding Functional and Technical Specification Document
  • Create products as requested from business and give necessary supports. Arrangement Architecture for T24 Transact.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc in Computer Science, Engineering or any related field
  • 3 – 5 years relevant work experience across all functional areas of T24.
  • Proven work experience as a T24 Core Banking and Integration Support Officerpreferably in the FINTEC space.
  • Familiarity withAzure
  • Preferred candidate must be able to proficiently carry-out all of the above job description.

Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Critical thinking
  • Personable
  • 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
13th June, 2022.

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

T24 Core Banking Application Analyst


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

Job Description

  • Responsible for the day-to-day support of T24 core banking application, run the daily close of business, generate all departmental reports
  • Responsible for T24 Local Development & Customization (write routines), designs T24 Versions and Enquiry, design reports and requested by the users
  • Responsible for MySQL DB administration, backup and restoration.
  • Implement and support Temenos Web Services Integration, Restful web services
  • T24 Data Migration
  • Provide T24 support to operators to resolve any COB problem (using Temenos approved models), escalate critical errors
  • Access the Business Requirement Documents of all the interfaces, Develop corresponding Functional and Technical Specification Document
  • Create products as requested from business and give necessary supports. Arrangement Architecture for T24 Transact

Qualifications

  • B.Sc in Computer Science, Engineering or any related field
  • 3 – 5 years relevant work experience across all functional areas of T24.
  • Proven work experience as a T24 Core Banking and Integration Support Officerpreferably in the FINTEC space.
  • Familiarity with Azure
  • Preferred candidate must be able to proficiently carry-out all of the above job description.

Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Critical thinking
  • Personable
  • 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
16th May, 2022.

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

Relationship Officer – Payroll Lending (Federal)

Locations: Abuja, Victoria Island – Lagos, Kaduna and Kano
Department: Client Management
Reports to: Head, Personal Banking

General role

  • Payroll Lending Federal- Public Sector business development

Job Description

  • Proactively identify the needs of potential customers and offer appropriate financial services and products
  • Public Sector business development
  • Create quality risk assets
  • Meet targets in asset creation
  • Drive CASA growth
  • Deliver quality customer service in response to customer enquiries
  • Build and maintain good relationship with clients
  • 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, Personal Banking

KPIs:

  • Achieve 100% of loan & deposit mobilization targets
  • Achieve 100% of Customer acquisition and retention targets
  • Maintain a PAR of 5% or less

Qualifications

  • A good 1st Degree in Banking & Finance, Marketing, Economics, Statistics, Sociology or any related field.
  • A minimum of 2 years in public sector lending in a reputable microfinance bank and with excellent performance track record.
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) andMicrofinance Certificate Program or any other related qualifications are an added advantage.

Required Skills:

  • Target driven and results 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
  • Computer Proficiency
  • Good knowledge of digital and online marketing methods
  • Understand data analytics
  • Multitasking in order to successfully handle multiple accounts
  • Must be tech-savvy
  • Demonstrates 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.

Application Closing Date
16th May, 2022.

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

Relationship Officer – Payroll Lending State

Locations: Victoria Island, Lagos and Ibadan, Oyo
Department: Client Management
Reports to: Head, Personal Banking

General Role

  • Payroll Lending State – Public Sector business development.

Job Description

  • Proactively identify the needs of potential customers and offer appropriate financial services and products
  • Public Sector business development
  • Create quality risk assets
  • Meet targets in asset creation
  • Drive CASA growth
  • Deliver quality customer service in response to customer enquiries
  • Build and maintain good relationship with clients
  • 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, Personal Banking.

KPIs:

  • Achieve 100% of loan & deposit mobilization targets
  • Achieve 100% of Customer acquisition and retention targets
  • Maintain a PAR of 5% or less.

Qualifications

  • A good 1st Degree in Banking & Finance, Marketing, Economics, Statistics, Sociology or any related field.
  • A minimum of 2 years in public sector lending in a reputable microfinance bank and with excellent performance track record.
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) andMicrofinance Certificate Program or any other related qualifications are an added advantage.

Required Skills:

  • Target driven and results 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
  • Computer Proficiency
  • Good knowledge of digital and online marketing methods
  • Understand data analytics
  • Multitasking in order to successfully handle multiple accounts
  • Must be tech-savvy
  • Demonstrates 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.

Application Closing Date
16th May, 2022.

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


Relationship Officer, Payroll Lending Private

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Department: Client Management
Reports to: Head, Personal Banking

General Roles & Business Goal

  • Identify business opportunities, maintain existing relationships and position Primera MFBank’s Payroll Lending Private, to be the leading choice in the market.
  • To contribute significantly to the bottom line of the bank through excellent service delivery.
  • Maintain a robust sales pipeline channel for efficiently meeting sales target.
  • Create quality risk assets

Job Description

  • Proactively identify the needs of potential customers and offer appropriate financial services and products.
  • Conduct research and analyse data to identify and define target audience.
  • Research and Analyze market trends, competitor offerings, demographics and other information that affect marketing strategies.
  • Create quality risk assets.
  • Meet targets in asset creation.
  • Drive CASA growth.
  • Deliver quality customer service in response to customer enquiries.
  • Build and maintain good relationship with clients.
  • 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, Personal Banking.

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Customer acquisition, retention and cross-sell.
  • Grow business volumes and revenue.
  • Grow lead conversion rate.
  • Maintain NPL at 3%

Qualifications

  • A good 1st Degree in Banking & Finance, Marketing, Economics, Statistics, Sociology or any related field.
  • A minimum of 2 years operational experience in banking, particularly in marketing
  • Membership of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)and Institute of Direct & Digital Marketing or any other related qualifications are an added advantage.

Required Skills:

  • Target driven and results 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
  • Computer Proficiency
  • Good knowledge of digital and online marketing methods
  • Understand data analytics
  • Multitasking in order to successfully handle multiple accounts
  • Must be tech-savvy
  • Demonstrates 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.

Application Closing Date
16th May, 2022.

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


Team Lead, Business Banking

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

  • A good 1st Degree in Humanities, Social Sciences, Administration, or any related field.
  • Added professional/academic qualifications or certifications will be an advantage.
  • 4-6 years commercial banking experience with a particular focuson growing and managing a significant SME/Business Banking loan and deposit portfolio.

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
16th May, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online6

Relationship Officer, Business Banking

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
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 growing and managing a significant SME/Business Banking loan and deposit portfolio.

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
16th May, 2022.

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

Project Management Officer

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Department: ProjectManagement Department
Reports to: Head, Business Process Re-engineering

General Roles

  • To manage delivery of strategic transformation projects that will increase efficiency via the transformation of resources (organizational/people change, development, training) processes and/or information technology.
  • Ensure adherence to set standards in the execution of all ongoing projects within the Bank within set budget, time and allocated resources.
  • Monitor the entire project management life cycle by developing plans and schedules, estimating resource requirements, defining milestones and deliverables, monitoring activities, evaluating and reporting accomplishments

Job Description
Strategic:

  • Recommend new techniques and technologies to achieve business goals
  • Determine business roadmap and provide support in future business planning
  • Develop action plans to overcome business challenges
  • Recommend business improvements based on market and competitive trends
  • Perform project management and reporting for assigned projects
  • Build positive and trustful working relationships with internal/external customers
  • Maintain clear and complete knowledge on programme management, business operations and procedures
  • Drive execution of strategic projects that align with the corporate goals of the bank

Programme Management:

  • Lead the end to end planning, delivery and control of projects or programs of the Bank.
  • Manages all aspects of the project e.g. delivery, resource forecasts, project administration which includes financial and progress reporting.
  • Ensure alignment with defined reporting standards and procedures for project and portfolio management.
  • Develop strong relationships with all project stakeholders and prospective internal clients.
  • Organize assigned progress meetings and steering committees with senior management to influence decision making.
  • Conduct risk analysis by proactively identifying and raising control deficiencies and driving diligent risk remediation for all projects within the Bank.
  • Monitor the progress of all projects against agreed and documented time and budget targets while ensuring appropriate quality standards are maintained.
  • Optimizing and improving processes and the overall approach.
  • Acts as gatekeeper of the program’s documents to ensure that key documents are available and accessible.
  • Results delivery for critical projects and initiatives in line with set project management standards.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2nd class upperin First Degree (MBA, MSC, MA, ML and/or Professional Qualifications is an added advantage)
  • 3 – 5 years working experience in project management
  • General banking experience especially in Operations and Technology service units is preferable

Required Certifications:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or PRINCE II Certification
  • ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library)
  • Agile Project and Delivery Management
  • Scrum Master

Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Communication
  • Negotiating
  • Organize information
  • Change Management
  • Project Management
  • Pay attention to details
  • Team player
  • Honest, proactive and hardworking
  • Ability to adapt to changes
  • Conversant with Microsoft office tools and project scheduling computer applications.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities under pressure, and to meet short- and long-term deadlines.

Application Closing Date
16th May, 2022.

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

Relationship Officer, Business Banking

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
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 growing and managing a significant SME/Business Banking loan and deposit portfolio.

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
16th May, 2022.

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