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Employment Opportunities at PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria – Our client is a development finance institution involved in providing short and medium-term loans, risk bearing services as well as trade and market information and export advisory services to the Nigerian export community.

They are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Head, Board Secretariat/ Legal Affairs

Reference No.: 130-PEO01175
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Permanent
Department: People & Change Nigeria

Roles & Responsibilities
The role holder will:

  • Coordinate the provision of legal advisory services to the organisation on matters of litigation, debt recovery, contracts and other such transactions with legal implications.
  • Provide comprehensive company secretarial service to the organisation
  • Articulate and develop the department’s strategy, ensure alignment with the organisation’s strategic objectives and provide support in its execution.
  • Approve and coordinate the execution of the department’s work program and plans.
  • Champion the development of legal frameworks to support the organisation’s strategic planning.
  • Keep abreast of changes in relevant legal and regulatory specifications/ requirements.
  • Provide advisory services on issues that relate to the legal and regulatory framework and liaise with necessary regulatory bodies as at when needed.
  • Advise on and ensure compliance of all departments with applicable laws and regulation.
  • Ensure that collateral security taken for the organisation’s facilities are adequately perfected.
  • Ensure legal clearance reports are issued to relevant departments on the fulfilment of pre-disbursement conditions and legal documentation prior to drawdown.
  • Coordinate the drafting, vetting and review of all agreements, contracts and other formal arrangements with third parties and also relating to administrative and personnel matters.
  • Ensure the department maintains custody of all original contract documents as well as securities documents.
  • Recommend the appointment/ selection of the organisation’s solicitors to executive management and provide broad guidelines for defining the overall framework for managing relationship between the organisation and its solicitors.
  • Direct the organisation’s representation in litigation, arbitration, other administrative or legal proceedings and matters in which the bank may have an interest.
  • Manage relationships with external solicitors and ensure compliance with agreed service levels.
  • Coordinate periodic evaluation of solicitors’ performance.
  • Prepare and circulate board papers for all Board and Board committee meetings.
  • Supervise the preparation of all agendas, notices, proxies, waivers of notice and subsequent correspondence in connection with meetings of directors.
  • Ensure the administration of the organisation’s corporate governance architecture.
  • Organise logistics and facilitate Board and Board Committee meetings.
  • Record and circulate minutes of the meeting of the board and its various committees.
  • Ensure compliance with Board’s decisions and directives.
  • Ensure timely processing of all Board entitlements.
  • Provide advice and guidance to Board directors and executive management in respect of their duties and responsibilities to uphold good governance on constitutional and legal issues.
  • Keep board directors and executive management up to date with governance issues which directly or indirectly affect the organisation.
  • Supervise the maintenance of all statutory registers, including registers of directors, allotment and transfer of shares and company seal ensuring that they are kept up to date at all times.
  • Ensure that all necessary statutory forms, statutory year-end accounts and returns are made under relevant legislation and filed with the relevant regulatory authorities.
  • Control the use of organisation seals and their safe custody to ensure compliance with the organisation’s authorised signatory regime.
  • Continually review and assess the effectiveness and efficiency of the department’s policies, procedures and processes and identify improvement opportunities.
  • Review and authorise key expenditures and transactions in line with the approved budget and authority limit.
  • Review departmental performance and conduct performance appraisal of unit heads.
  • Prepare and submit activity and performance reports to the MD/ CEO.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by MD/ CEO.

Requirements

  • First degree in Law.
  • Relevant postgraduate/ professional qualification or membership of legal professional bodies.
  • A company secretarial qualification would be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of eighteen (18) years cognate experience with at least three (3) years managerial experience.
  • Candidate must be matured with high level of integrity and confidentiality.
  • High level of innovativeness, resourcefulness, and possession of strong organization and problem-solving skills required to work with board members.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to make presentations to Management/ Board and other stakeholders as may be required.
  • Significant understanding of operations of an Export Credit Agency.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organise and manage human resources to attain goals.
  • Willingness to work extra hours where required in order to achieve the organisation’s objectives.
  • General understanding of the objectives and purpose of a development finance institution.

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

Job Title: Head, Treasury, and Foreign Operations

Reference Number: 130-PEO01174
Location: Lagos
Department: People & Change Nigeria
Job type: Permanent

Roles & Responsibilities
The role holder will be responsible for:

  • Managing the organisation’s liquidity and cash flow ensuring business needs are met in a cost effective and prudent manner while maintaining and managing optimal investments to drive business values.
  • Coordinating and managing the design and implementation of mechanisms to enable proactive identification, resolution and management of financial risks (liquidity, interest rate, etc).
  • Articulating and ensuring the Treasury and Foreign Operations Strategy aligns with the corporate goals and objectives of the organisation.
  • Providing guidance and direction in the execution of the department’s work plans and programmes.
  • Establishing processes that enhancing effective identification of financial risks and exposure and facilitating appropriate foreign exchange and interest hedging decisions.
  • Managing the organisation’s cash flow liquidity and ensuring its ability to meet financial obligations/contingencies and operations.
  • Ensuring timely and accurate collection, banking and records of inflows.
  • Ensuring disbursements are approved in line with financial authority limits and adequately supported by relevant documentation.
  • Overseeing the preparation of cash forecast and funding requirements to determine the organisation’s cash flow and liquidity position.
  • Reviewing and proposing financing options to meet the organisation’s cash deficits/financing needs at minimal cost.

Requirements

  • First degree in Business Administration, Accounting or any other Finance / Business related discipline.
  • Relevant professional qualification e.g. CFA, ACCA, ACA.
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years cognate experience with at least two (2) years managerial experience.
  • Significant knowledge of treasury operations as well as understanding the different asset classes and financial instruments, including hedge products.
  • Experience in opening letters of Credit and managing domestic and correspondent banking relationships.
  • Ability to monitor trend and developments in the financial markets, including movements interest rates and exchange rates, with a view to making recommendations on sound investment decisions
  • Experience in cash flow and liquidity management.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organise and manage human resources to attain goals.
  • Willingness to work extra hours where required in order to achieve the organisation’s objectives.

Roles and Responsibilities
The role holder will be responsible for:

  • Investing the organisation’s free funds to yield optimal returns.
  • Coordinating the review, analysis and reporting of the organisation’s investment portfolio, yield and instruments.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with relevant financial institutions and government agencies to ensure long term financial viability.
  • Providing advice to management team on all treasury related issues.
  • Continually reviewing and assessing the effectiveness and efficiency of the department’s policies, procedures and processes and identify improvement opportunities.
  • Preparing the department’s annual budget and monitor its implementation.
  • Authorising expenditure/transactions in line with the approved financial authority limits.
  • Communicating the goals of the department to subordinates and ensuring alignment of the department’s activities with divisional goals and objectives.
  • Conducting performance appraisal and monitoring the performance of direct reports in line with agreed targets.
  • Preparing and submitting monthly activity performance reports to the ED, Corporate Services.

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

Job Title: Head, Remedial Management

Reference Number: 130-PEO01180
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Permanent
Department: People & Change Nigeria

Roles & Responsibilities
The role holder will:

  • Develop and implement strategies to proactively manage delinquent credit facilities and take appropriate action for subsequent recovery.
  • Direct and coordinate Bank-wide loan recovery activities to achieve set management objectives.
  • Articulate and develop the department’s strategy, ensure alignment with the Bank’s strategic objectives and provide support in its execution.
  • Approve and coordinate the execution of the department’s work program and plans.
  • Oversee loan recovery and work out activities in the Bank and provide regular update to executive management.
  • Approve all transactions in the banking application relating to capturing of repayments and recovery loans.
  • Ensure continuous monitoring and update of the watch loan list.
  • Liaise with Credit Administration unit to identify loans for restructuring.
  • Recommend loans for restructuring to executive management for consideration/approval.
  • Restructure loans i.e. loan work out and handover to Credit Administration.
  • Convene and facilitate meeting with significant delinquent customers to negotiate the possibility of mutually beneficial settlement arrangements.
  • Approve the appointment of auctioneers and valuers to assist in realising the value of mortgaged property or collateral, as well as solicitors and recovery agents to recover debts owed the bank.
  • Liaise with the Board Secretariat/ Legal Affairs Department with respect to contract negotiation and drafting as well as court cases.
  • Continuously liaise with auctioneers, solicitors and recovery agents to ensure effectiveness of the recovery effort.
  • Recommend waiver/ write off debt to management for consideration/ approval.
  • Ensure critical lessons learnt and other information gathered during the recovery effort are fed back and shared with other relevant functions in order to improve the Bank’s overall credit risk management practices.
  • Ensure adequate and proper documentation of all debt recovery efforts.
  • Coordinate the preparation of the department’s annual budget and monitor its implementation.
  • Review and authorise key expenditures and transactions in line with the approved budget and authority limit.
  • Review departmental performance and conduct performance appraisal of unit heads.
  • Prepare and submit periodic activity and performance reports to the MD/CEO.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the MD / CEO.

Requirements

  • First Degree or its equivalent in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Law or other related disciplines.
  • MBA or relevant higher Business Degree.
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years cognate experience with at least three (3) years managerial experience.
  • Knowledge of early warning signals and ability to identify potentially troubled accounts and put in place remediation measures.
  • Possession of credit restructuring skills.
  • Strong personal qualities and possession of the necessary wherewithal to engage debtors.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to make presentations to Management/ Board and other stakeholders as may be required.
  • Significant understanding of the operations of an Export Credit Agency.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals.
  • Willingness to travel extensively across project sites and work extra hours where required in order to achieve the Bank’s objectives.
  • General understanding of the objectives and purpose of a development finance institution.

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

Job Title: Head, Internal Audit

Reference No.: 130-PEO01177
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Permanent
Department: People & Change Nigeria

Roles & Responsibilities
The role holder will:

  • Oversee investigations of violations of the Bank’s operational procedures.
  • Oversee investigations on incidences of fraud, irregularities, exceptions and sharp practices.
  • Define the department’s strategy in line with the Bank’s strategic objectives.
  • Approve and coordinate the execution of the department’s work program and plans
  • Manage the interface with related regulatory authorities (e.g. CBN) and the external auditors in the review of the Bank’s transactions and activities
  • Manage an effective fraud deterrent function by implementing methods for identifying, investigating and reporting suspicious Bank transactions.
  • Ensure violations of the Bank’s operational procedures are properly investigated and make recommendations on appropriate preventive/ remedial action.
  • Manage/ co-ordinate the liaison with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in the conduct of special investigations into incidences of fraud and other irregularities.
  • Evaluate adequacy of internal controls and efficiency/ effectiveness of operations
  • Participate in process improvement/ redesign as well as systems implementation efforts to ensure adequate attention is given to control considerations
  • Ensure spot checks are conducted on transactions and activities.
  • Provide regular, accurate and objective reports/ updates for management attention.
  • Co-ordinate the timely and conclusive investigation into exceptions and other issues noted/ reported in the course of the inspection exercises.
  • Conduct investigations into identified/ detected cases of fraud/irregularities noted in the Bank’s activities.
  • Ensure the fraud investigations are prompt and discrete, status reports are up-to-date, documentation adequate and all evidential matters and reports are safely kept.
  • Serve on staff disciplinary committees and provide required information, explanations and other assistance to execute the mandate of the committee.
  • Coordinate and compile audit investigation reports.
  • Uncover new trends in criminal behaviour and apply those insights to improve the Bank’s investigation capabilities and proactively search out illicit activities.
  • Liaise with all regulatory institutions in dealing with enquiries from customers, government agencies etc.
  • Continually review and assess the effectiveness and efficiency of the department’s policies, procedures and identify improvement opportunities.
  • Coordinate the preparation of the department’s annual budget and monitor its implementation
  • Review and authorize key expenditures and transactions in line with the approved budget and authority limit.
  • Review departmental performance and conduct performance appraisal of unit heads.
  • Prepare and submit periodic management reports to the MD/ CEO on the activities of the department
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Requirements

  • First Degree or its equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related discipline.
  • Relevant post graduate/ professional qualification e.g. ACA, ACCA, etc.
  • Minimum of eighteen (18) years cognate experience, with at least three (3) years internal audit experience at managerial level.
  • Strong knowledge of Banking including Trade Financing, Project/ Development Financing and Treasury activities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to make presentations to Management/ Board and other stakeholders as may be required.
  • Significant understanding of the operations of an Export Credit Agency
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals
  • Willingness to travel to any location of the Bank and work extra hours where required in order to achieve the Bank’s objectives.
  • General understanding of the objectives and purpose of a development finance institution.

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

Job Title: Head, Regional Office

Reference No.: 130-PEO01178
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Permanent
Department: People & Change Nigeria

Roles & Responsibilities
The role holder will:

  • Implement the organisation’s marketing and channel optimisation strategies at the regional office
  • Coordinate the execution of customers’ acquisition and retention strategies targeted at the organisation’s project finance customers to maximize market penetration, customer growth, profitability and sector development
  • Provide advisory services to small and medium sized non-oil exporters within the regional office area
  • Coordinate recovery as well as credit performance monitoring efforts for customers within the purview of the regional office
  • Provide input in the articulation of the business development division’s strategy/ plan for customer acquisition and retention.
  • Execute the Bank’s marketing strategy within the target market segments (agro-allied, manufacturing, services and solid minerals) at the regional area office to increase its market share.
  • Contribute to the formulation of strategies required to acquire and sustain accounts in the defined target sectors ( i.e Manufacturing, Agro- Allied, Services and Solid Minerals)
  • Coordinate execution of the Bank’s marketing strategy to increase the Bank’s market share in trade finance:
    • Customer visits
    • Targeted advertisements and awareness campaigns
    • Exporters enlightenment programs
    • Trade fairs and conferences etc.
  • Ensure proper completion of credit application forms by customer and adequacy of supporting documentation
  • Ensure timely scheduling and conduct of appraisal visits.
  • Ensure proper due diligence on customers as required.
  • Ensure accurate and complete documentation of credit appraisal findings.
  • Review trade finance applications (in line with the Bank’s policy) and make appropriate recommendations/decisions.
  • Manage the Bank’s trade finance portfolio and monitor the quality of existing customer relationships on a continuous basis.
  • Intervene to resolve sensitive or complex relationships issues to ensure customer satisfaction and escalate as required.

The role holder will:

  • Develop concepts for promotional campaigns targeted at exporters within the regional area office
  • Participate in product launches at areas within the purview of the regional office.
  • Participate in awareness campaigns, fairs, conferences etc aimed at promoting the Bank’s products and services.
  • Identify customer/ market needs at the regional area office and proactively seek to provide products/services to meet these needs.
  • Monitor and ensure the branch meet its customers acquisition and retention target.
  • Provide advisory services and trade information to small and medium sized non-oil exporters within the regional area office:
    • Business plan development
    • Feasibility studies
    • Financial advisory services (e.g. sources of cheap funds, application details etc.)
  • Ensure timely and efficient handling of all correspondences from or to regional office
  • Intervene to resolve sensitive or complex relationships issues t ensure customer satisfaction and escalates as required.
  • Liaise with Service Desk at the Head Office to ensure timely resolution of customer
  • Monitor the implementation of the unit’s budget
  • Conduct credit performance monitoring visits for project sites within the purview of the regional area office
  • Represent the Bank in seminars, workshops, meetings etc, as required and make recommendations/ report to ED, Business Development.

The role holder will:

  • Review and approve bank and cash transactions in line with authority limits.
  • Ensure all bank and cash transactions at the Regional office are adequately documented and forwarded to the head office for posting
  • Monitor the implementation of the branch’s budget.
  • Manage the welfare of staff at regional office.
  • Manage relationship with the respective vendors servicing the regional area office
  • Review the branch’s performance and conduct performance appraisal of subordinates.
  • Prepare and submit activity and performance reports to the ED, Business Development.

Requirements

  • First Degree or its equivalent in Finance, Economics, Business Administration or related discipline.
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years cognate experience, with at least two (2) year supervisory experience.
  • Strong Credit skills and significant exposure in trade/ project finance
  • Proven experience in marketing project/ trade finance products. The candidate must demonstrate experience and knowledge of designing and selling project/ trade finance products.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to make presentations to Management/ Board and other stakeholders as may be required.
  • Significant understanding of the operations of an Export Credit Agency
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals
  • Willingness to work extra hours where required in order to achieve the Bank’s objectives.
  • General understanding of the objectives and purpose of a development finance institution.

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

Job Title: Head, Specialised Business

Reference No.: 130-PEO01179
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Permanent
Department: People & Change Nigeria

Roles & Responsibilities
The role holder will:

  • Establish strategic alliances and manage the sourcing of specialised funds e.g. concessionary loans, lines of credit etc.
  • Champion the development of innovative products and services.
  • Facilitate the provision of best-in-class advisory services through the maintenance of a robust database of industry, market and country assessment reports, trade information etc.
  • Articulate and develop the department’s strategy, ensure alignment with the Bank’s strategic objectives and provide support in its execution.
  • Approve and coordinate the execution of the department’s work program and plans.
  • Seek and establish strategic alliances with multilateral agencies.
  • Facilitate the sourcing of specialised funds from government and other agencies.
  • Liaise with relevant government authority/ agencies to manage export credit funds.
  • Oversee the identification of qualified projects/ sectors that could benefit from sourced funds.
  • Liaise with Business Development Department to act as interface between sources of funds and users of funds i.e. the beneficiary customers.
  • Coordinate the identification of opportunities for structured trade/ project finance and financing window for co-financing, syndication and equity investment collaboration arrangements with co-lenders.
  • Ensure that fees, premiums, interest and principal (for sourced funds) are paid to lenders.
  • Collaborate with Strategic Planning and Business Development Departments to develop business opportunities for the Bank to create additional income streams.

Additional Information
The role holder will:

  • Coordinate the continuous review of existing products and services to identify improvement opportunities in line with customer needs and market realities.
  • Oversee the development of new products and refinement of existing ones to meet customer needs and trends.
  • Coordinate new product/ services launch.
  • Develop a competitive pricing strategy for all NEXIM Bank’s products/services.
  • Facilitate the pricing process for new products and services as well as the pricing review of existing products and services.
  • Ensure periodic review update of the product and services guidelines to reflect market realities.
  • Oversee the research and analysis function, including deployment of the requisite skills and technology for industry, market and country assessments.
  • Coordinate the development of thought leadership publications for sale to exporters, the government, other DFIs and the public.
  • Oversee the provision of advisory services i.e. feasibility studies, business plan development etc. to exporters, the government, other DFIs and the public.
  • Continually review and assess the effectiveness and efficiency of the departments policies, procedures and processes and identify improvement opportunities.
  • Coordinate the preparation of the department’s annual budget and monitor its implementation.
  • Review and authorize key expenditures and transactions in line with the approval budget and authority limit.
  • Review departmental performance and conduct performance appraisal of unit heads.
  • Prepare and submit monthly activity and performance reports to the ED, Business Development.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the ED, Business Development.

Requirements

  • First degree or its equivalent in Finance, Economics, Business Administration or related discipline.
  • A Master’s degree/ MBA or professional qualification in Banking, Accounting or other related field will be advantage.
  • Minimum of Eighteen (18) years cognate experience with at least three (3) years managerial experience.
  • Candidate must have a knack for research, strong analytical skills and proven experience in financial advisory services.
  • Knowledge in designing and selling specialist products, including syndications, co-financing arrangements and club deals.
  • Experience in Private Equity/ Venture Capital or investment banking as well as working with bilateral/ multilateral institutions will be an added advantage.
  • Strong networking skills and ability to meet senior officials of banks, corporates and governments to discuss transactions and partnership opportunities.
  • Significant understanding of operations of an Export Credit Agency.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to make presentations to Management/ Board and other stakeholders as may be required.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals.
  • Willingness to travel extensively and to work extra hours where required in order to achieve the Bank’s objectives.
  • General understanding of the objectives and purposes of a development finance institution.

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

Job Title: Head, Human Resources

Reference No.: 130-PEO01173
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Permanent
Department: People & Change Nigeria

Roles & Responsibilities
The role holder will be responsible for:

  • Championing the articulation and development of the Human Resources (HR) strategy and ensure alignment with the organisation’s overall strategy and business objectives
  • Translating departmental strategies into specific operational plans and programs.
  • Communicating the department’s strategic objectives, operational plans and programs to all staff ensuring mutual understanding of roles, responsibilities and accountabilities.
  • Facilitating the development/update of an optimal organisation structure to support the achievement of the organisation’s goals and objectives
  • Overseeing an HR function that covers major HR focus areas of career management and succession planning, training and development, staff welfare, performance management, HR administration.
  • Planning and forecasting the organisation’s workforce requirements.
  • Overseeing the staff/candidate sourcing and selection ensuring equity and fairness and that the right calibre of staff is employed into the organisation
  • Designing, implementing and monitoring appropriate employee reward strategies, policies and programs to enable the organisation attract and retain the best talent

The role holder will be responsible for:

  • Facilitating the development of a change receptive and collaborative culture by acting as a change champion and agent; and ensuring that the workforce is adequately carried along when the key changes/decisions are being made
  • Intervening and assisting in resolving significant/complex disciplinary cases, appeals and related HR service delivery issues.
  • Ensuring the existence of a dynamic HR system, fully integrated across HR areas, to continually improve higher levels of employee productivity.
  • Providing advice to management team on all HR related issues
  • Recommending HR consultants to management team as required
  • Continually reviewing and assessing the effectiveness and efficiency of the department’s policies, procedures and processes and identify improvement opportunities
  • Preparing the HR department’s annual budget and monitoring its implementation.
  • Conducting performance appraisal and monitoring the performance of unit direct reports in line with agreed targets.
  • Preparing and submitting monthly activity and performance reports to ED, Corporate Services
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the ED

Requirements

  • First degree preferably in any of the humanities
  • MBA or membership of a relevant professional body e.g. Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM)
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years of cognate experience in reputable organization with at least three (3) years managerial experience
  • Understanding of the strong interrelationship between human capital management and achievement of the strategic objectives of an organisation.
  • Candidate must be amiable with high level of integrity and confidentiality and generally be of good disposition
  • High level of professionalism and knowledge of contemporary HR practice
  • Significant understanding of the operations of an Export Credit Agency
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resource to attain goals
  • Willingness to work long hours where required in order to achieve the organisation’s objectives.
  • General understanding of the objectives and purpose of a development finance institution

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

Deadline: 6th January, 2021.

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