First Bank of Nigeria Limited Ongoing Employment Opportunities

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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 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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Corporate & SBU Strategy Lead (Associate)

 

Job Identification: 628
Location: Nigeria

Job Description

  • Lead the development and communication of the strategy for the (Commercial) Banking Group. This includes, but is not limited to, developing an overall corporate strategy and assisting in cascading it down for every (Bank) Strategic Business Unit (SBU), Strategic Resource Function (SRF); and subsidiary.
  • Play a leadership role in developing and communicating the Business Unit’s strategies for all the Bank’s SBUs i.e. Retail Banking (Lagos, South and North), Corporate Banking, Commercial Banking, Public Sector Banking and Treasury & Financial Institution; ensuring that SBU heads understand the details of the overall strategic plan and how their work connects to corporate goals.
  • Lead the implementation of the strategy of the Bank, focus towards maximizing market share, shareholders’ wealth and increasing profit by translating strategic objectives into practical plans and goals.
  • Provide analytical framework to define and implement corporate strategy at the Group and Bank level, develop strategy maps that incorporates financial, customer, internal processing and employee capability objectives
  • Facilitate SBU Strategy Review sessions, take ownership of decision making that delivers SBU performance, test whether the decisions being made in each SBU are aligned with the strategy and are creating the desired results and decide on basis of outcome analyses, whether to stay on track or to change direction
  • Initiate and drive SBU monthly management performance review sessions, reinforcing alignment between long term strategy and short-term goals to deliver increased efficiency and competitive advantage across targeted markets at SBU level
  • Take ownership of decision making that sustains organizational change, test whether the decisions being made across the organization are aligned with the strategy and are creating the desired results and decide on basis of outcome analyses, whether to stay on track or to change direction
  • Design and develop Company-wide, scalable partnership programs, reinforcing the value map and strengthening linkages to ensure increased efficiency and competitive advantage across targeted markets
  • Provide Executive Management with global and regional business scenarios and ad-hoc analyses as required; identify new business growth opportunities or potential operational risks.
  • Provide analytical and value-added insights to Executive Management on market and business trends, consumer innovation and patterns, financial structure, macroeconomic factors and demographic potentials
  • Direct, synthesize and execute insights gained from market analysis, internal capability assessments, competitor intelligence, customer research, product assessment, and financial analysis and modelling.
  • Present new ideas for growth for the Commercial Banking Group and SBUs through understanding competitive actions and market trends in the industry locally and internationally with strategic intent of influencing and directing management thought
  • Lead the coordination and planning of the annual Board Strategy Retreat event including, making presentations on industry insights to assist the Board in its decision-making function; coordinating presentations of each member of the Management Committee (and relevant SRFs) to ensure appropriate message is delivered to the Board; working with global speaker agencies to book event speakers
  • Take ownership of self-development and responsibility for implementing team’s Learning and Development Plans.

Education

  • First Degree in Economics or related discipline.
  • Postgraduate Degree or other professional qualification may be an added advantage.

Application Closing Date
10th August, 2022 at 03:10 PM

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

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Strategy Analyst, Corporate and SBU Strategy

Job Identification: 629
Location: Nigeria

Job Description

  • Support the Corporate & SBU Strategy Lead in leading the development and communication of the strategy for the Bank. This includes, but is not limited to, providing support in developing an overall corporate strategy and assisting in cascading it down for every Strategic Business Unit (SBU), Strategic Resource Function (SRF); and Banking subsidiary.
  • Assist in the implementation of the strategy of the Bank, focus towards maximizing market share, shareholders’ wealth and increasing profit by translating strategic objectives into practical plans and goals.
  • Implement developed analytical framework used in defining and developing corporate strategy at the Group and Bank level, develop strategy maps that incorporates financial, customer, internal processing, and employee capability objectives.
  • Implement the designed and developed Company-wide, scalable partnership programs, reinforcing the value map and strengthening linkages to ensure increased efficiency and competitive advantage across targeted markets.
  • Assist the Corporate & SBU Strategy Lead in providing Executive Management with global and regional business scenarios and ad-hoc analyses as required; identify new business growth opportunities or potential operational risks.
  • Assist in providing analytical and value-added insights to Executive Management on market and business trends, consumer innovation and patterns, financial structure, macroeconomic factors, and demographic potentials.
  • Present to Head of Strategy new ideas for growth (of the Commercial Banking Group) through understanding competitive actions and market trends in the industry locally and internationally with strategic intent of influencing and directing management thought.
  • Comply with relevant industry policies and regulation, remaining alert to business risks and compliance issues.
  • Assist Head of Strategy in coordinating and planning of the annual Board Strategy Retreat event including, developing presentations on industry insights to assist the Board in its decision-making function; collating presentations of each member of the Management Committee (and relevant SRFs) to ensure appropriate message is delivered to the Board; liaising with global speaker agencies to book event speakers.
  • Support in developing and communicating the Business Unit’s strategies for all the Bank’s SBUs i.e. Retail Banking (Lagos, South and North), Corporate Banking, Commercial Banking, Public Sector Banking and Treasury & Financial Institutions; ensuring that SBU heads understand the details of the overall strategic plan and how their work connects to corporate goals.
  • Conduct analysis on the financial, customer, internal processing, etc. of the assigned SBU’s leveraging analytical framework developed by the Head, Business Unit Strategy used in defining and developing SBU strategy and strategic initiatives.
  • Assist with Facilitating SBU Strategy Review sessions, capturing decisions made geared towards ensuring that SBU’s deliver on their budget, aligning such decisions with their developed strategy and staying/changing direction based on outcome of analyses done.
  • Assist in developing and coordinating cyclical and ad hoc SBU strategic planning process and initiatives, with a focus towards maximizing market share and increasing profit by translating strategic objectives into practical plans and goals.
  • Participate in driving SBU monthly management performance review sessions, reinforcing alignment between long term strategy and short-term goals to deliver increased efficiency and competitive advantage across targeted markets at SBU level.
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Education

  • First Degree in Economics or related discipline.
  • Postgraduate Degree or other professional qualification may be an added advantage.

Application Closing Date
10th August, 2022 at 03:08 PM

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Team Lead, Data Analytics

Job Identification: 521
Location: Nigeria

Job Description

  • Responsible for the creation of new data sciences capabilities for the business by envisioning and executing strategies that will influence improvement of the business’s performance by enabling informed decision making
  • Designs and launches innovative and complex analytic models, utilizing a blend of contemporary and traditional data mining techniques, which can be applied to both structured and unstructured data sets
  • Proactively works with Chief Data Officer, various departmental heads and line executives across the business to provide advanced analytic data modeling systems
  • Leads the development of big data capabilities and utilization as well as the coordination of cross-functional analytic initiatives
  • Responsible for playing the role of leading innovation through data science within the business and, as such, defines how the business creates additional value through the utilization of its data assets and analytics
  • Manages the junior data scientists and analytics associate and oversees all activities ensuring alignment with departmental and business-wide vision and strategies.
  • Build the business’s data science talent needs through role definition, recruitment, and development of a team of data scientists that will jointly move the business’s agenda forward.
  • Continuously improve the Bank’s data analysis model, creating industry-leading performance through the leveraging of new and creative data-sources, and employing the latest in machine learning
  • Scopes, designs, and implements machine-learning models to support the business’s numerous initiatives and programs with a view of achieving overall objectives and targets
  • Matches and optimizes algorithms that are fundamental to the business’s products/services identifying better matches that will ultimately improve the consumer experiences
  • Tracks business’s performance against data analysis model and monitor trends in key business KPIs, providing valuable insights to relevant departments for overall business performance improvement
  • Takes initiative and conducts exploratory data analyses and experimental designs, which will help the business to better understand trends and behavior within these markets and settle on the most suitable strategies to drive success and achievements of goals and targets
  • Other duties as may be delegated by Chief Data Officer
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Job Requirements
Education:

  • Minimum Education:Degree in Statistics, Machine Learning, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, or any other related quantitative field. Advanced degrees are an advantage

Experience:

  • Minimum experience: 7 years as a Data Scientist.

Application Closing Date
3rd August, 2022 at 07:34 PM

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Data Scientist

Job Identification: 522
Location: Nigeria

Job Description

  • Support the implementation of the Data Science & Analytics as an enterprise capability in line with framework, analytics vision, strategies, roadmaps & projects
  • Design, develop and deploy statistical and mathematical models to solve critical financial services & operational business problems
  • Apply machine learning and AI techniques to financial services  & operational business problems to deliver differentiated value
  • Continuously engage stakeholders to gather requirements, viewpoints and perspectives
  • Support the development and management of enterprise analytics requirements
  • Maintain analytics tools capability catalogs
  • Serve as subject matter expert on available visualization & analytical tools i.e. features, capabilities and best practices
  • Support capability increments by conducting training/info sessions with analytics stakeholders and business users with the overarching objective of insight driven enterprise transformation
  • Keep abreast of changes in visualization tools marketplace and changes to existing enterprise tools
  • Provide quarterly change impact assessment on existing visualization tools where applicable
  • Develop analytics solutions leveraging a variety of available tools as assigned based on requirements and assigned priorities
  • Build ingestion processes to, prepare, extract, and annotate a rich data variety of structured & unstructured data sources
  • Participate in working group meetings as required
  • Collaborate closely with other teams within the CDO office to ensure consistency and a synchronized approach to all data related issues
  • Serve as a resource on projects as required
  • Ensure that all analytics operations are aligned to the enterprise analytics strategy & initiatives are synchronized where possible
  • Other duties as may be delegated by Data Analytics Lead

Job Requirements
Education:

  • Degree in Statistics, Machine Learning, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, or any other related quantitative field. Advanced degrees are an advantage

Experience:

  • Minimum experience: 3 years as a data scientist

Application Closing Date
3rd August, 2022 at 07:33 PM

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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