Fresh Recruitment at First Bank of Nigeria Limited, 6th Dec.

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 vacant position below:

 

 

Job Title: Cluster Control Officer

Ref No: 1800002P
Location: Sokoto
Schedule: Regular
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Assist in carrying out maiden visit to new branch to assess the control environment and other equipment for physical control.
  • Conduct investigations into fraudulent activities, unusual incident and other activities under the supervision of the Cluster Control Manager or senior Cluster Control officer.
  • Carry out daily IT Control Report, credit and other reviews that may be required by Internal Control & Enhancement review program as directed by the Cluster Control Manager.
  • Ensure prompt rendition of assigned month end and other reports to the Cluster Control Managers or as may be required
  • Ensure complete documentation of all observed policy/procedural breaches observed in the course of carry out control activities in the branch.
  • Ensure closure of internal control exceptions observed and raised during the conduct of control activities and subsequently tracking of unclosed exceptions.
  • Escalate unclosed exceptions to the Cluster Control Manager for further engagement with other stakeholders.
  • Ensure implementation of tasked assignment to improve control strategy in the discharges of functional responsibilities in the branches of coverage and instructed by the Cluster Control Manager.
  • Conduct daily review of IT Control Reports and ensure the closure/escalation (to Cluster Control Managers) on noted exceptions.
  • Escalate observed process gaps to the Cluster Control Managers and Regional Control Manager.
  • Provide control advisory and decision Support Service to Branch Managers and Branch Team

Qualifications

  • Minimum Education: First Degree preferably in a numerate discipline.
  • Minimum experience – 1 years in Internal Control /Audit Function

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

 

 

Job Title: Head IT Programme Manager

Ref Id: 1800002O
Location: Head Office, Lagos
Job: FBN GEN. Job Family
Organization: Technology and Services
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time

Description

  • Conduct feasibility studies and confirm results with business units to facilitate decision making
  • Assist with the creation of project charters, scope documents, risk assessments and budgets
  • Assist in developing work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans and status reports
  • Identify and anticipate risks and issues. Facilitate resolution, mitigation, and appropriate escalation
  • Contribute to management of project risk and change management
  • Assist with assessing inter-project dependencies and gauge the financial impact and risk of the project
  • Ensure project quality standards are adhered to during project execution and delivery
  • Provide performance feedback for project team members.
  • Assist with measuring and reporting of value achieved and business benefits realized through projects
  • Coordinate project communication between the technology and business communities
  • Provide status report as required

Qualifications
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:

  • 4+ years of project management experience
  • 2+ years of management experience.

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

 

 

 

Job Title: Head, IT Infrastructure

Ref No: 1800002M
Location: Lagos
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time

Description

  • Conduct feasibility studies and confirm results with business units to facilitate decision making
  • Prioritize and approve projects
  • Work with EA office to estimate the impact of new or modified services in terms of cost, capacity, contingency, infrastructure and resources
  • Consult with EA and IT leadership to ensure strategic alignment of project portfolio with business strategy and objectives
  • Manage the scope change process and issue identification/resolution with all stakeholders
  • Identify and anticipate risks and issues.  Facilitate resolution, mitigation, and appropriate escalation to senior management and across business units
  • Manage project risk and change management
  • Lead assessment of inter-project dependencies and gauge the financial impact and risk of the project
  • Define project quality standards and ensure compliance
  • Define project performance standards and provide feedback for project team members
  • Monitor and communicate status to senior leadership. Communicate and incorporate feedback from customers.
  • Facilitate measurement and reporting of value achieved and business benefits realized through programs and projects
  • Supervise project managers responsible for delivery of the constituent workstreams within programs
  • Coordinate and control business relationship managers to ensure identification and capture of business demand including analysis and prioritization of business requirements
  • Work with business unit & Business Relationship Managers to prioritise the portfolio of projects
  • Coordinate review of the demand pipeline and the progress of new projects with business sponsors
  • Coordinate effort to translate business requirements into design specifications
  • Lead effort to Identify and resolve gaps between new and existing business processes and applications
  • Ensure guidelines and procedures for the development of the IT service catalogue are aligned to business needs to ensure that all business requirements are addressed
  • Evaluate, authorize and monitor the release of solutions and services, based on criteria defined during business analysis
  • Lead effort to review and ensure that requirements and processes meet established quality standards
  • Lead the identification, assessment and communication of impacts/ risks which may arise during the development and implementation of solutions and services
  • Provide key inputs on the strategic plans of the various business units and how these can be integrated into the IT strategy and initiatives roadmap
  • Review performance reports to identify opportunity for improvement
  • Create and deliver project status reports
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Qualifications
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:

  • 4+ years of experience in managing relationships with internal business customers
  • 6+ years of programme management experience
  • 5+ years of management experience with 2+ years in a senior management role

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

 

 

 

Job Title: Category Manager 

Ref No: 1800002L
Location: Lagos
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Develop and implement category management strategies utilizing an end-to-end value chain approach to increase market competitiveness and sustain ongoing category improvements
  • Maintain deep category expertise through understanding and application of industry developments, marketplace trends, emerging technology, new techniques, leading practices, and shared experiences
  • Plan category related procurement activities for the financial year and periodically review category spend to identify and pursue strategic sourcing and demand management opportunities
  • Ensure compliance to the Bank’s Procurement Policy for procurement categories and activities
  • Develop and maintain a Category Sourcing Plan to coordinate sourcing and contract management activities
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to implement and monitor category sourcing and supply plan for the various categories to ensure appropriate alignment and customer satisfaction
  • Lead cross-functional sourcing teams during sourcing events and negotiations for applicable categories to ensure best value with regard to pricing and quality
  • Oversee execution of procurement purchases utilizing an end-to-end value chain approach
  • Drive development of sustainable partnerships with strategic suppliers for procurement related categories
  • Active involvement in the contractor/vendor pre-qualification process for approved category related projects
  • Manage influence-able spend via demand management and flagging of maverick spend to ensure costs are managed properly under procurement related categories
  • Ensure adherence to defined parameters for quality assurance of goods/services received as well as the escalation route for complaints/rejection
  • Prepare and review periodic reports of trend analysis for category spend
  • Identify and drive implementation of procurement process improvements related to the category
  • Develop impact assessments and analyses based on internal market forecasts and internal requirements, external benchmarking studies and/or market trends including, but not limited to, future spend opportunities, category risks, and supplier sustainability
  • Conduct periodic appraisal of supplier performance to validate ability of suppliers to meet defined standards and rate suppliers accordingly
  • Develop and implement appropriate reporting and monitoring mechanisms that clearly highlight cost savings achieved by category/supplier
  • Support achievement of procurement performance objectives
  • Support in analysis and preparation of Executive Management reports and Board papers on procurement spend, cost savings and ongoing projects as required
  • Supervise and provide leadership direction for Category Specialists and Procurement Analysts
  • Undertake any other responsibilities as requested by the Head of Department, in accordance with the scope and responsibilities of the role.
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Qualifications
Education:

  • Minimum Education: A good First Degree in any discipline from a reputable institution. Higher Degrees/Professional Certifications (an added advantage).

Experience:

  • Minimum experience: 8 years’ relevant experience.

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

 

 

 

Job Title: Head IT Application Solutions

Ref No: 1800002N
Location: Lagos
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Oversee the successful completion of all work assigned to the unit
  • Manage expectations of the unit’s internal and external customers
  • Oversee the design of technical solution including high level( entity – relationship, data flow) to low level(field structures, database schemas) design
  • Direct the development of technical design that will support the development, execution and operations of the service.
  • Provide strategic guidance to the development of service acceptance criteria. Propose performance levels for new service. Review and verify service requirements with users .Agree and document service acceptance criteria
  • Oversee the creation of the service development plan. Review and agree with users
  • Supervise the build, configuration or customization of the technical solution (technical code components and services)
  • Manage automation and monitor application integration as code iteratively goes through assembly and product test
  • Supervise the execution of unit testing / quality reviews through the build phase to ensure that the solution meets the agreed functional specifications
  • Clearly communicate goals, organizational philosophies, and policies and procedures to the unit members
  • Support BREAM in resource planning and skills management for the application solutions unit
  • Manage the implementation and support of the organization’s application systems
  • Direct efforts to work with BREAM to define business solutions, ensuring alignment with business strategies and priorities, as well as the target benefits expected
  • Supervise the translation of change initiatives or business/user requirements into application systems delivery
  • Track application systems developments through suppliers/other external sources
  • Provide key inputs on application systems in the formulation of the IT strategy
  • Manage hand-over/transfer of IS solutions to operational status
  • Provide leadership and technical guidance to reports
  • Serve as a member of the IT Programmes and Architecture governance Committee
  • Identify systems improvement opportunities by analyzing best practices, technology trends
  • Serve as a member of the IT Services  and Supplier Relationship Committee

Qualifications
Education:

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

Experience:

  • 12+ years of experience in designing, developing and delivering solutions
  • 10+ years of management experience with 4+ years spent in senior management role.

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

 

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