Team Lead, Internal Control at Ecobank Nigeria

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), a public limited liability company, was established as a bank holding company in 1985 under a private sector initiative spearheaded by the Federation of West African Chambers of Commerce and Industry with the support of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Team Lead, Internal Control

Job Identification: 200
Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Job Schedule: Full time

Specific Roles and Responsibilities

  • Supervise and closely monitor the Regional Control Officers
  • Create and update control policies and procedures in line with the developments in the industry (especially from regulatory authorities); ensure bank-wide compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Drive control functions to ensure strict compliance with oversight of and approved timetable for correction of exceptions.
  • Ensure adequate protection of the bank’s assets: financial, physical etc. through appropriate monitoring.
  • Review control reports for presentation to Chief Compliance Officer
  • Organise and oversee control meetings.
  • Complete other assignments, as may be directed by the Chief Compliance Officer


  • Liaise with regulatory authorities (CBN, NDIC, NDLEA, Nigerian Police, EFCC, etc)
  • Organize workshops and training for all controllers and participate in branch (morning hurdles) trainings as well as KSS.


  • Motivate, share ideas, and provide on-the-job training for the entire Internal Control staff.
  • Manage and supervise the control functions of the bank.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Number of control breaches leading to financial loss
  • Annual fraud loss amount

Job Requirements

  • A Good University Degree with a minimum of 2:2 in any discipline.
  • Possession of an Advanced Degree or Professional Certificate will be considered an advantage

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years working experience in Internal Control of a commercial Bank and/or Audit Firm, commercial/retail banking experience, some of which must have been spent performing a similar role in a leading commercial bank.
  • Exceptional candidates with a solid track record but fewer years of experience will also be considered


  • Sound core credit skills
  • Exposure to process re-engineering
  • Interpersonal skill
  • Leadership / Supervisory
  • Analytical/problem solving skill
  • Computer appreciation (word- processing/Spreadsheet/PowerPoint)
  • Excellent customer service orientation
  • Database Management


  • Strong knowledge of banking operations, audit, products & customer segmentation
  • Strong accounting knowledge

Personalities and Attributes:

  • Paying attention to details
  • Positive “can do” attitude
  • Goal driven and result oriented

Deadline: 17th February, 2023 (06:00 PM)

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


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