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Business Manager – Commercial Banking Group (Lagos, South West & Onitsha) at First Bank of Nigeria Limited

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First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is Nigeria’s largest financial services institution by total assets and gross earnings. With more than 10 million customer accounts, FirstBank has over 750 branches providing a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services. The Bank has international presence through its subsidiaries, FBN Bank (UK) Limited in London and Paris, FBNBank DRC, FBNBank Ghana, FBNBank Gambia, FBNBank Guinea, FBNBank Sierra-Leone and FBNBank Senegal, as well as its Representative Offices in Johannesburg, Beijing and Abu Dhabi.
We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Business Manager – Commercial Banking Group Job Identification: 776 Location: Lagos, South West & Onitsha – Anambra Job Type: Full-time
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic leadership and direction in the execution of the team’s functions and activities.
  • Optimally manage and deepen relationships with new and existing customers in target market.
  • Coordinate the overall marketing activities of the Relationship Managers (RMs) within the team; and ensure a significant increase in market share of new and existing customers.
  • Deliberate growth of the team’s trade transaction volumes: Form M / Letters of Credit / Bills for Collection etc.
  • Develop budgets and goals for the team and ensure budgets are met and manage resources for profitability.
  • Identify new business opportunities and formulate strategies for retaining and winning new accounts.
  • Structuring of deals and relating with co-lenders in syndication arrangements.
  • Periodically review and evaluate the performance of the team and ensure corrective actions to achieve Group’s strategy and annual plans
  • Responsible for driving of trade-related transactions for the bank (Fx business)
  • Provide support in the structuring of credits in line with business potentials.

Requirements Education:

  • Minimum Education: First Degree or its equivalent in any discipline preferably business-related.
  • Higher Degrees and relevant Professional Certificate will be an added advantage.

Experience:

  • Minimum experience – 9 years relevant banking (marketing and credit) experience.

Knowledge:

  • Good Knowledge of the business environment
  • Credit/Risk Management
  • Banking structure, policies, and procedures
  • Customer Service
  • Strategic Business Planning.

Skill/Competencies:

  • Negotiation skills
  • Strong networking and relationship
  • Management skills
  • Reasoning and analytical skills
  • Deal structuring skills
  • Strong credit and marketing skills
  • Excellent people management skills
  • IT and Computer appreciation
  • Communications skills (written and oral)
  • Portfolio Management
  • Credit Assessment and Structuring
  • Marketing/ Sales
  • Business/ Product Development
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Budget Planning & Control
  • Financial Analysis Business/
  • Operational Strategy
Application Closing Date 14th February, 2023.
Method of Application Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online Note: Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.
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