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Ongoing recruitment 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: Sales and Relationship Manager – Female

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Brief

  • The Relationship Manager will be responsible for maintaining and deepening existing business relationships.
  • As an everyday field-based employee, he / she is equally expected to perform a daily field function known and referred to as prospecting, whereby he / she speaks to a specified minimum number of people (in the course of the daily duty of visiting customers) and obtain the names and contact details of those interested in our products for a further follow up by the Marketing Group.
  • Many times, the interest in our other products may come from existing customers under our management. It is equally possible that existing customers may want more volume of what they already have with us. The relationship manager shall engage in new business acquisition and closing sales.
  • This individual is equally expected to manage all field related after-sales process life cycles through design, implementation, optimization, redesign and renewal to ensure high quality and accuracy of work and the promotion of a total stakeholder quality approach to work.
  • Additionally, he / she will be responsible for the coordination, reports and organization of Marketing meetings including taking all minutes of discussion and ensuring implementation of all resolutions at the Marketing meetings.
  • Lastly, the Relationship Manager shall be responsible for writing of all proposals and shall keep records and tracks of every proposal including regular contacts with the prospects until prospect becomes a client.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute detailed field program
  • Ensure every client is contacted at least once a month via phone, visit, email etc.
  • Ensure every client is visited and seen at least once every quarter
  • Ensure renewal notices are sent to clients in a timely manner
  • Facilitate timely, consistent and proactive support for the provision and prompt delivery of policy documents, receipts and other customer related documents.
  • Maintenance of good relationships with clients.

Job Requirements
Education:

  • First Degree (Minimum 2:2)
  • Master’s (an advantage)

Experience:

  • 4years of relevant after Sales and support service experience in:
    • Professional Services Sales and Marketing
    • Customer Service and Relationship Management
    • Must be a female
    • Ability to speak Igbo language is an added advantage
    • Candidates who live on the island is an added advantage

Functional Competencies Needed for the Position

  • Ability to:
    • Build and maintain strategic partnerships
    • Organize and prioritize fieldwork schedules to meet different needs and deadlines
    • Coordinate cross-functional efforts thereby focusing on core process performance, strategic objectives and customer satisfaction
    • Measure the cross-functional efforts
    • Recognize opportunities for process innovation by researching best practices and promoting better and more effective ways of doing things
    • Demonstrate good knowledge of Information Technology and apply such to daily work / Maintain information and databases
    • Prepare timely inputs and reports
  • Must possess analytical and logical thinking processes with the ability to apply pragmatic solutions within regulatory / organization laid down boundaries
  • Must within a short period of time demonstrate full understanding:
    • Of the main processes and methods of work regarding the position
    • Of the organizational policies and procedures relating to the position and apply them consistently in work tasks
  • Constantly strive to keep job knowledge up to date through self-directed study and other means of learning.

Core Competencies & Skills Needed for the Job:

  • Must demonstrate:
    • Proper ethics and integrity
    • Excellent Dress Sense
    • Excellent human relations.
    • Corporate behavior, knowledge and sound judgment
    • Initiative
    • Desire for self-development
    • Qualities of a team leader and promote / facilitate team work
    • Ability to create synergies and sense of ownership at work
  • Must Possess:
    • Conflict management skills
    • Informed and transparent decision-making skills
    • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel etc.)
    • Fluency in English (any other foreign language will be an advantage)
  • Promote learning and knowledge management Share knowledge

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary
An exciting opportunity exists for a dynamic and talented IT Project Manager to join a dynamic project team. The resource shall be responsible for:

  • Overseeing and managing the Project Based Services engagements.
  • Candidate must be able to proactively work to set customer expectation to assure a smooth project including project timeline, client requirements, and critical dependencies.
  • Candidate must possess strong financial skills with strong attention to detail.

Position Summary & Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Required to oversee projects. This role originates in the Plan Phase and extend through the Deployment Phase of the Project Management Governance Process; Oversight of Project from Concept Phase through Deployment via other Project Managers
  • Decompose projects into time-phased elements and prioritize key deliverables; Assumes full accountability for overall success of a project through deployment.
  • Define project goals and objectives; Identify customer requirements; Identify resource requirements; Develop project budget; Track incurred and projected expenses against program plan and report to management.
  • Prioritize resource allocation; Assist with resource negotiation; Manage cost / schedule / resource variances
  • Produce project documentation; Establish / maintain project information system; Monitor and control project
  • Develop and be accountable for the overall project plan; Ensure resources are committed and engaged for all project phases
  • Primary function of role is translating customer IT services requirements into customer solutions/contracts that secure customer loyalty, drive acceptable profit margins and are delivered with fidelity
  • Role requires strong project management skills and leadership in a dynamic and deadline driven environment
  • Required to qualify and develop a solution that is mutually acceptable to the client and the company
  • Liaise closely with pricing analysts to ensure operational commitments are translated accurately into cost assumptions
  • Provide sales team with technical and service presales support; Prepare and deliver services presentations to current and prospective customers
  • Negotiates directly with customers and contractors
  • Certifications and proficiency in Technology and Telecom fields of knowledge. Cisco wireless certifications are an asset.
  • Ensures the program meet established time, cost, technical and customer objectives

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field (Minimum 2:2)
  • 7+ years of related experience in customer facing, technology deployment and support environment
  • 5+ years in Project Management and strong experience in working with a Financial Management & Institution
  • Ability to work under tight timelines in a demanding environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to work closely with the Business Leaders, IT Partners, and peers for the project, the customer and the development / implementation team within a Project Team environment – both internal to NCR and external with the customer.
  • Interface with multiple business functions and organizations, as well as multiple specialists, in defining, producing and managing plans for successful project delivery
  • Ability to lead / coordinate a cross-functional team, ensuring that projects meet defined scope, time, cost and quality constraints
  • Ability to deal with organizational influences, ambiguity and continuous change
  • Should be ready to work immediately.

Job Title: Oracle Database Administrator

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Descriptions

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for the design, development, implementation and repair of the organization’s database. In addition, he / she will be responsible for supporting the Oracle databases and ensuring their performance, availability and security.

Job Functions

  • Ensure secure services with minimum downtime by proactively monitoring the databases.
  • Control privileges and permissions to database users.
  • Perform Oracle installations and monitor, tune and provide capacity planning for future expansion requirements.
  • Provide regular trend analysis to the service management team, assisting in the optimal resource management / allocation function of the team.
  • Effectively escalate identified problems to the Oracle development team and other related third-party concerned.
  • Support the IT implementation team to ensure high availability of the databases.
  • Monitor database performance as well as carry out database backup and recovery.
  • Responsible for implementation and release of database changes as provided by the development team.

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum of a good Bachelor’s degree in: Computer Science / Electronic Engineering / other Technology – related field, Oracle certification (OCA, OCP ) required.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive work experience as an Oracle database administrator; Experience of managing multiple RDBMS on large systems is a definite advantage.

Requirements:

  • Practical experience in monitoring and tuning databases to provide high availability
  • Practical experience of other databases – e.g. SQL Server
  • Practical experience in managing MS SQL database security
  • A good understanding of key customer business challenges and strategies, with specific experience in Telecommunications Service Provider environments
  • Strong technical and project management skills, must be resourceful and able to work as part of a team
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills, proven presentation skills.

Competencies:

  • Very good analytical and conceptualization skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to pay close attention to details
  • A good understanding of the telecommunications industry
  • Committed to continuous learning and development on the job

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

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.

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

Job Title: Flexcube Administrator

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Objective

  • This role is responsible for developing core banking requirements for use in an Oracle FLEXCUBE environment.
  • The primary responsibility is to understand business needs and convert them to written IT requirements for development, testing, and implementation.

Job Function

  • Demonstrate an understanding of banking environment to bridge business requirements and IT solutions.
  • Know capabilities and functionalities of an Oracle FLEXCUBE solution
  • Extract detailed, pertinent, and relevant information from business users, and know when the complete financial requirements have been gathered.
  • Identify data requirements to support desired functional requirements. Provide high level design for integrating and utilizing data.
  • Create Test Scripts for use in system and UAT testing
  • Understand dependencies between requirements and determine if they impact the sequence of development and implementation.

Educational Qualifications

  • First Degree or Master’s in Computer Science or Engineering field
  • 5 years experience in working with a Banking Organisation

Role Requirements

  • 10+ years of extensive experience as a business analyst with focus on process improvement, data quality, and systems life cycle methodologies
  • 5+ years in the banking industry with good understanding of banking business practices
  • Implementation of, or extensive use of, Oracle FLEXCUBE application
  • Ability to design integration of financial data from multiple data sources
  • Requirements development and requirements traceability techniques; design of test cases
  • Excellent communication skills; polished customer service and organizational skills; technical aptitude with a demonstrated appreciation for customer and client.

Experience:

  • At least 5-8 years experience in working with flexcube application

Important to have:

  • Have experience and knowledge in commercial lending or commercial loans in banks. understanding the functions such as guarantee, commitment, credit approval, and syndication loan are very important
  • Understand regulatory reporting in banks
  • Know FlexCube UBS.

Job Title: Sales Support and Document Management Specialist

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop the document management plan and update it, as needed.
  • Manage organizational documentation through the document life cycle.
  • Maintain organizational documents and the document management system.
  • Identify and investigate the need for documents of various types.
  • Ensure that organizational documents go through a documented and approved review-and-approval process before being stored.
  • Ensure that internal controls are in place and are functional.
  • Ensure the security, accessibility, and proper distribution of organizational documents.
  • Help develop and enforce documentation design, review, and storage guidelines.
  • With the IT security manager, assign/approve user privileges.
  • Plan and conduct meetings and presentations related to document management.
  • Filling and archiving of sales reports from sales staff
  • Track and review sales performance of sales staff

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5 to 10 years’ experience in the above job role.
  • Master’s degree is desirable.
  • 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 with minimal to no supervision
  • Demonstrate good sound judgment
  • Effective Oral / Written Communication, Adaptability, Initiative, and Customer Service skills.
  • 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.
  • Residing in Lagos and close to the island axis Lekki and its environs.

Deadline: 10th February, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resumes in MS WORD, current (if working presently) and expected salary to: nomsok@gvapartners.com , ugou@gvapartners.com , umoe@gvapartners.com and contact@gvapartners.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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: 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

Deadline: 10th February, 2021.

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