First Bank Of Nigeria Recruitment For Head, Enterprise Innovation Unit

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.

Job Title: Head, Enterprise Innovation Unit
Requisition ID: 1700002W
Location: Head Office, Lagos
Job Code: STR/CT&D/230
Schedule: Regular


Job Description
Reporting to the Head, Strategy and Corporate Development, the ideal candidate will have overall responsibility of creating and shaping the Bank’s strategic innovation agenda across its vast network and through different business areas by harnessing the rapidly advancing technological environment.


Qualifications
Minimum of 10 years’ years’ relevant banking experience in innovation, business development, and/or strategy experience with at least 4 years in Middle Management role
Sound Industry knowledge
Excellent use of office collaboration tools
Good working knowledge of Project Management and Agile Methodology
Exceptional stakeholder management skills
Good knowledge of computer usage
Excellent presentation skills.


Specific responsibilities amongst others include:
Design an innovation system that can repeatedly identify and build future growth businesses within and outside the bank, representing new sources of short, medium, and long-term sustainable growth; and Facilitate team creativity to improve the efficiency of the development team.
Support business units in developing initiatives for new products and services; and keep innovation program within agreed budget.
Coordinate cross-organizational collaboration, ideation and research activity to make recommendations for new product/service development.
Lead projects for the promotion and development of new innovations.
Evaluate innovation efforts to ensure both return on investment and support feedback loops of learning and improvement