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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 Administrator Lead

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Objectives / Summary

  • 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.

Requirements
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.

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.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Java Developer / .Net Developer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • The application developer role is a technology focused role intended to provide software development and analysis services to the institution.
  • The role would suit someone with proven experience building production, commercial-quality web based applications (in C# 3.0, JAVA and above) that also has proven in depth SQL-Server development experience.
  • Applicants must be comfortable with advanced SQL syntax, SQL Server Business Intelligence development and SQL Server (Oracle experience is highly desirable).
  • The candidate needs to be flexible and open to new ideas or change with the passion and drive to excel in their career.
  • He must be self-directed, organized, and extremely attentive to details. Must also recognize the value of agile, iterative development processes, SDLC and have strong OOD and OOA skills.

Experience and Qualifications
Ideal candidate should have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S / B.A), Computer Science or similar.
  • 4 years delivery experience with Java.
  • Extensive experience with Oracle database

Responsibilities and Competencies
The Application Developer will be expected to have aptitudes, skills, knowledge and experience on the following areas:

  • Demonstrable analytical skills with regard to specifying and detailing business processes and requirements.
  • Delivery experience with .NET framework, including C#, ADO.NET, LINQ and ASP.NET.
  • 2-4 years delivery experience with Java.
  • Extensive experience with SQL Server (2005/2008/2012).
  • Extensive experience in the use of Oracle Database.
  • Experience with SQL data business intelligence (OLAP, etc…) preferred
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in HTML and DHTML, JavaScript, CSS
  • Practical experience in Agile development methodologies
  • Ability to work both in a collaborative team environment and independently.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with implementation and testing of DB backups, restores and recovery models.
  • Database server deployment design, processes, and day-to-day operations, including monitoring and Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO) using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
  • Formulation, management and execution of data test strategies, plans and delivery commitments in concert with business and project management efforts.
  • Mobile and web service development experience
  • Experience with ticketing systems (e.g.; JIRA, Bugzilla) and managed workflows
  • Experience with SharePoint 2010 and above preferred
  • Strong familiarity with source control systems (e.g. Team Suite)

Problem Solving:
The Application Developer will often be challenged with new problems to which they will need to rely on strong problem solving skills to resolve:

  • The ability to accurately identify the cause of a system/application malfunction, interpret that to management and their colleagues, document and propose resolutions
  • Fully understand structured methodologies (e.g. Agile) for using programming code to solve business problems
  • Ensure all changes and implementations are well tested and managed in a controlled manner with full rollback plans
  • Correctly identify when assistance is required and request it accordingly
  • Collaborate with the wider team in matters where their support is required.
  • People Management and Development.

The post holder will need to show evidence of the following:

  • The ability to work well within a team and as part of a larger overall technology team
  • They should display strong collaborative characteristics.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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 5-7 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.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Sales Support and Document Specialist

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Our client is looking to hire a document management specialist who would be responsible for the control, security, accessibility, and timeliness of organizational documents such as policies, procedures, guidelines, forms, templates.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Welcome new clients into the company’s program
  • Develop the document management plan and update it, as needed
  • End-to-End Client Document/Information Management
  • Visit new clients to collect required documents and assist in filling required forms.
  • Collate documents from clients based on the company’s documentation list
  • Arrange the collected documents in the required format
  • Input the documents into the company document database
  • Forward relevant copies of the documents to the company’s partners abroad for onward processing
  • Provide administrative assistance and support
  • Manage organizational documentation through the document life cycle.
  • Maintain organizational documents and the document management system.
  • Ensure that organizational documents go through a documented and approved review-and-approval process before being stored.
  • Ensure the security, accessibility, and proper distribution of organizational documents.
  • Filling and archiving of sales reports from sales staff
  • Track and review sales performance of sales staff

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 5 to 10 years’ experience in the above job role.
  • Degree in Engineering, Architecture, law is desirable.
  • Master’s degree is an added advantage.
  • Must have extensive document management experience from a law firm, banking institution as an operations person or in any after sales environment where documentation is essential.
  • Knowledge of MS office

Skills / Abilities:

  • Basic analytical experience
  • Excellent Interpersonal and relationship building skills; ability to connect with customers, clients, and co-workers.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal to no supervision
  • Effective Oral/Written Communication, Adaptability, Initiative, and Customer Service skills.
  • Demonstrate good sound judgement and attention to details
  • Proficient typing skills

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover letters and CV (in MS Word not PDF), current and expected salary to contact@gvapartners.comumoe@gvapartners.comnomsok@gvapartners.com and ugou@gvapartners.com with the Job Title as subject of the mail.
Or
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Python Developer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Our client is looking for a Python Developer to join our engineering team and help us develop and maintain various software products.
  • Python Developer responsibilities include writing and testing code, debugging programs and integrating applications with third-party web services. To be successful in this role, you should have experience using server-side logic and work well in a team.

Responsibilities

  • Write effective, scalable code
  • Develop back-end components to improve responsiveness and overall performance
  • Integrate user-facing elements into applications
  • Test and debug programs
  • Improve functionality of existing systems
  • Implement security and data protection solutions
  • Assess and prioritize feature requests
  • Coordinate with internal teams to understand user requirements and provide technical solutions

Requirements

  • 5 years experience as a Python Developer
  • Expertise in at least one popular Python framework (like Django, Flask or Pyramid)
  • Knowledge of object-relational mapping (ORM)
  • Familiarity with front-end technologies (like JavaScript and HTML5)
  • Team spirit
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • B.Sc in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Updated CV, Cover Letter, current (if any) and expected salary to to: nomsok@gvapartners.com , ugou@gvapartners.com and contact@gvapartners.com using the “Python Developer” as the subject of the email.
Or
Click here to apply online

Job Title: IT Recruitment Officer / Analyst (Entry Level)

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are looking for an IT recruitment officer to undertake a variety of HR administrative duties.
  • The duties involve a wide range of support activities inside our HR department, from maintaining our employee database to posting job ads and making calls/scheduling assessments to get qualified candidate that meet our clients requirements.
  • To bean ideal candidate for this position, you should have a background in IT, Electrical electronics, Physics.

Requirements

  • Degree in any science related course with at least 1 – 3 years’ experience.
  • Graduates who have completed their NYSC program.
  • Knowledge on IT
  • Proven experience in technical roles.
  • Fast computer typing skills (MS Office, in particular)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong communications skills
  • Minimum of 2:2
  • Candidates with call centre experience is desirable
  • Basic Accounting knowledge is also desirable

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send Updated CV, Cover Letter, current (if any) and expected salary to nomsok@gvapartners.com ugou@gvapartners.com contact@gvapartners.com and with IT Recruitment Officer” as subject of the email.
Or
Click here to apply online

Deadline: 10th February, 2021.

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