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Jobs at Growth in Value Alliance (GV Alliance) Partners

Growth in Value Alliance (GV Alliance) Partners is a business advisory and market intelligence services firm. Our objectives are to assist organizations to achieve their growth aspirations by providing market intelligence, strategy blueprint, IT solution delivery expertise and business operation improvement capabilities.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Database Administration Lead

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Objective

  • To manage the client’s database to ensure optimal uptime and system integrity which delivers support to the business strategy of the Bank that is achieved through Information Technology.
  • The Job Profile indicates that the job holder should be capable of collecting information and imparting it to others. The job occupant whilst being adaptable by nature will need to ensure strict conformity with rules, systems and protocol.
  • The area of work is likely to have some administrative, specialist or technical aspects and the person fulfilling the role should have the persistence to see a job through to conclusion. The incumbent should be dependable, loyal, a good listener and enjoy working in a logical and systematic manner.
  • Standard operating procedures are important aspects of this role and as such, it will require an individual who is organized, structured, self-controlled and capable of communicating facts within the required area of knowledge and expertise.
  • The person fulfilling this role should be consistent in approach, analytical, sensitive, precise and compliant. The environment wherever possible should be free of confrontation and the person occupying the role should be non-aggressive by nature.

Job Function

  • Ensure 100% availability and effective usability of the database by end users concurrently.
  • Responsible for non-corruption, performance, integrity and the security of the database.
  • Ensure strict compliance to Back-up and recovery procedure to ensure data is available at all times.
  • Deliver adequate support to application development teams on server/storage requirements.
  • Make recommendations and carry out necessary tests when there is need to commission/ install new applications as well as customizing/tuning existing applications in order to make them fit for purpose.

Professional Competencies
Core:

  • Database Administration.
  • Knowledge of Oracle and MS SQL.
  • Application Support.
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting hardware and operational systems.
  • Knowledge of relevant policies and regulations.
  • Research Orientation.
  • Data / Information Management.
  • Stakeholder Management.
  • Data / Information Management.
  • Negotiation.
  • Business Presentation Skills.
  • Customer focus.
  • Vendor management

Non Core:

  • Reporting.
  • Project Management.

Educational Qualification

  • First Degree in numerate/ Physical Science or Engineering.

Experience:

  • 5+ years cognate experience.
  • Experience in a tier 1 bank.
  • Good working knowledge of Windows, Unix and Linux operating systems. Knowledge of Oracle and MS SQL database administration.
  • Storage Infrastructure Administration.

The behavioral competency for the job includes the ability to:

  • Remain rational when dealing with others, work within organizational requirements, be systematic and factual when dealing with colleagues, and handle conflict adopting a logical and unemotional approach until a solution becomes achievable.
  • Introduce monitoring systems that identify whether individuals or the organization are achieving their objectives, as well as any variances in terms of goals and timescales. Ensure that corrective action plans are formulated and implemented.
  • Work within a technical or specialist area of expertise in order to continuously improve the quality of the service and/or product provided.
  • Evaluate situations, calculate and reduce risk, justify and defend accuracy, give reasons for views and generally provide shrewd judgment in any situation.
  • Be persistent in problem solving, seeking solutions through the expertise of both self and others. Research all the facts with care and resolving problems in a timely and thorough manner.
  • Remain self-controlled when opposed and people become uncooperative or aggressive, be prepared to listen to what others say and feel, deal with conflict in an accommodating manner and use practicality as a method for reaching a solution.
  • Be confident when dealing with uncooperative people and encourage them to implement imaginative solutions to challenging problems.
  • Encourage people to communicate effectively and, through example and expertise, create participative attitudes.
  • Seek direction and authority from others when and if appropriate, and achieve set goals in a non-assertive and efficient manner.

Job Title: Investment Executive

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Our client is looking to hire Investment Executives with the primary responsibilities of business development and relationship management by identification, client acquisition and portfolio management of well serviced clients.
  • The Investment Executive will demonstrate knowledge of investments and financial markets and work with clients as a trusted financial advisor, discussing their investment and wealth management needs and recommending the appropriate investment solution within our range of investment products across different asset classes and time horizons.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience in managing the needs of clients in the middle income and high net worth (HNI) segments. They will be required to have extensive networks with clients in the high value segments and have excellent relationship management skills.

Essential Functions

  • Client Acquisition: Develop and implement a client acquisition plan to achieve sales and profitability objectives as defined by Wealth Manager.
  • Build referral pipelines and develop strong partnerships to help develop and grow client relationships.
  • Utilize a consultative and advisory sales approach to identify needs and deliver appropriate solutions across all the clients’ investments needs to broaden relationship with clients.
  • Maintain a high level of product knowledge and full understanding of products and services available across our investment offerings.
  • Recommend investment products and services that are suitable to the client and their needs
  • Manage a book of clients with assets under management and serve as primary point of contact for all of clients’ investment needs.
  • Review client accounts on a regular basis keeping them informed on the status of their investments.
  • Contact clients regularly to review portfolio and make any necessary recommendations
  • Develop, institute, and maintain programs relating to new business development and sales promotions
  • Execute a disciplined approach to achieving business growth goals while focusing on the client experience.
  • Deliver on performance goals, such as driving growth of assets under management and expanding the breadth and depth of client relationships through product penetration
  • Prioritize and manage book of clients, constantly searching for opportunities to enhance client delight and advance our standing as the client’s trusted advisors.
  • Take a client-focused approach by being a reliable expert on the client’s investments and relationship needs and elevating to the status of a trusted advisor and winning wallet share

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in sales and financial services relationship management.
  • Excellent Interpersonal and relationship building skills – Ability to connect with customers, clients, and co-workers.
  • Strong personal drive and commitment to achievement.
  • Possess superior quantitative and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently or in a group setting with minimal to no supervision
  • Knowledge of the financial markets
  • Demonstrate good sound judgment
  • Effective Oral/Written Communication, Adaptability, Initiative, and Customer Service skills

Deadline: 1st December, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates residing in Lagos should send their CV (in MS Word not PDF), current and expected salary to: contact@gvapartners.com , umoe@gvapartners.com , idriso@gvapartners.com , nomsok@gvapartners.com and ugou@gvapartners.com with the job title as subject of the mail

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