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New Job Vacancies at First Bank of Nigeria Limited, 23rd January, 2020

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: Product Conceptualization and Design Team Member

Ref No: 1900005B
Location: Lagos
Job: ALT Channels
Organization: DMD Directorate
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time
Grade Range – From: Assistant Banking Officer
Grade Range – To : Senior Banking Officer

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Determine customer needs and desires by specifying the research needed to obtain market information.
  • Develop project rationale and perform scoping assessments to determine feasibility of products
  • Recommends the nature and scope of present and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements; appraising new product ideas and/or product changes.
  • Develop product delivery estimates & complete financial model (costs, savings, revenue opportunities, investment horizon, etc.)
  • Brings new products to market by analyzing proposed product requirements and following through on implementation/delivery of products; establishing time schedules with related stakeholders.
  • Introduces and markets new products by developing time-integrated plans with sales, advertising, and production.
  • Monitor the realization of benefits against what was defined in business case.
  • Ensure that relevant stakeholders are involved in specification of new services and/or major upgrades to existing services
  • Assesses market competition and obtain product market share data by benchmarking against similar products in the market.
  • Assesses product performance by engaging existing and prospective customers.
  • Determines product pricing by utilizing market research data and anticipating customer adoption vis-à-vis customer requirements/needs.
  • As part of the organisation’s information security requirements, maintain the security of all information entrusted and comply with the principles and policies in the information security handbook.

Qualifications
Education:

  • Minimum of a first degree or its equivalent in a business /IT related discipline

Experience:

  • Minimum experience: 4+ years of experience in product management, 1+ years of experience in managing relationships with internal business customers.

Knowledge:

  • Experience of analysing and breaking down problems and information using structured frameworks and methodologies
  • Proficient understanding of business financial models and business justifications
  • Proficient knowledge of functional requirements design
  • Experience of analysing and breaking down problems and information using structured frameworks and methodologies
  • Understanding of financial services market
  • Banking services/product
  • Quantitative technique (mathematical and statistical).
  • Business development and sales planning.
  • Client Industry Knowledge
  • Business/Operational Strategy
  • Business/Product Development

Skill/Competencies
Core SFIA 5 Skill Requirements:

  • Requirements Definition and Management (REQM 3)
  • Business Analysis (BUAN 5)
  • Benefits Management (BENM 5)

Other SFIA 5 Skill Requirements:

  • Service Acceptance (SEAC 4)
  • Stakeholder Relationship Management (RLMT 4)
  • Portfolio, Programme and Project Support (PROF 2)
  • Learning Delivery (ETDL 3)

Other Required Knowledge and Capabilities:

  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with  other business unit leads
  • Sound conflict management skills
  • Customer-centricity
  • Creative, results-oriented and  analytical with strong problem-solving capability
  • Good leadership and influencing ability
  • Coaching

 

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

 

Job Title: Product Conceptualization and Design Leader

Ref No: 19000059
Location: Lagos
Job: ALT Channels
Organization: DMD Directorate
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time
Grade Range – From: Assistant Manager; Grade Range – To : Manager

Description

  • Drive the product roadmaps, enabling teams to bring products to market
  • Develop best product vision for our customers and transform vision into compelling products
  • Lead cross-functional, agile, product design team (research, prototype, test, and build)
  • Conduct scans, prepare and present summary reports on new trends and product/service offerings in the Financial Services, Financial Technology and adjacent segments, while identifying opportunities for the Bank
  • Co-ordinate ideation sessions to shape and refine ideas/opportunities into marketable product concepts
  • Conduct market-testing and pre-feasibility studies
  • Jointly develop business plans and commercial launch plans for feasible products with Digital Lab Lead
  • As part of the organisation’s information security requirements, maintain the security of all information entrusted and comply with the principles and policies in the information security handbook.

Qualifications
Education:

  • First Degree in Computer Science or Engineering

Experience:

  • Minimum experience – Over 7 years experience business strategy & analysis into consumer facing products.

 

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

 

Job Title: Team Lead, Fintech Engagement

Ref No: 20000017
Location: Lagos
Job: ALT Channels
Organization: DMD Directorate
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time
Grade Range – From : Senior Banking Officer; Grade Range – To : Assistant Manager

Job Objective(s)

  • To identify potential collaborations with FinTech partners or Tech-startups to build innovative solutions with speed and faster time to the market, through the use of unique services based on operational and business requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversee the identification of potential FinTech’s, tech start-ups and ecosystem partners to create value for the banks customers via the most convenient channels and ultimately creating stickiness for the bank’s products.
  • Drive Identification of specific FinTech’s that will help the Lab fulfil its mandate in building new digital experiences and deepen its visibility in the Fintech ecosystem space while strengthening the bank’s competitive advantage.
  • Utilize framework of engagements between the FinTech’s and the Bank to harness ideas generated in building new products in the Lab.
  • Research and information gathering of market trends and needs, evaluate research results to deliver competitive differentiation products that meets the bank’s digital strategic objectives.
  • Responsible for forging new relationships with relevant external organizations and networks in enhancing value propositions on either current product offerings or new products of the Bank especially with partnerships that require technical integrations: FinTech’s, Hubs, and other partners within the industry.
  • Work strategically with software and digital partners within the marketplace.

Qualifications
Education:

  • First Degree in Computer Science or Engineering

Experience:

  • Minimum experience – Over 7 years’ experience business strategy & analysis into consumer facing products.

 

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

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