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Career Opportunities at First Bank of Nigeria Limited

(Posted on: August 25, 2017)

First Bank Nigeria

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.

Head, Digital Lab

Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
Experience: 10 years
Requisition ID: 1700001Y
Location: Lagos
Job Code: STR/EBIZ/195
Schedule: Regular
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • One of the strategic themes of the Bank’s 2019 strategy is to create a digitized bank, automating key customer journeys and core banking processes. In line with this strategy, the Management Committee (ManCo) has approved the launch of the FirstBank Digital Lab.
  • The vision is for the lab to drive innovation in the Bank’s digital product engine and ultimately pioneer a new wave of better, faster, and more efficient products.
  • FirstBank Digital Lab is designed to be an innovation hub with a customer centric approach to rapidly simulate innovative solutions to real-life industry challenges. In addition, the lab will serve as a platform for the Bank to collaborate with and advance the Nigerian technology ecosystem with a focus on financial technology (FinTech).
  • To facilitate a smooth take-off of the inaugural FirstBank Digital Lab, we are seeking to engage suitably qualified, dynamic, innovative, competent and self-motivated individuals with the right skill set, who wish to be part of this Project in the following capacities:
    • Reporting to the Group Head, E-Business, the ideal candidate will have overall responsibility to execute relevant initiative within the Bank’s overall digital banking strategy, deploy superior digital experiences across the online and mobile banking platforms while also ensuring that the framework for the project is strictly adhered.

Specific responsibilities amongst others include:

  • Identify, collect, analyze and validate key business requirements for the project
  • Drive data collection, research and analysis
  • Champion effective stakeholder engagement with external and internal customers to deliver on the project’s functional requirements
  • Support development of clear business case/impact assessment for the project
  • Develop detailed work plan and monitor progress of the Project, and ensure timeliness and anticipated quality of deliverables

Qualifications

  • A minimum of Bachelor’sDegree /HND in finance and e-commerce or any related discipline.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ years’ relevant banking experience in finance, strategy and/or digital banking with at least 7 – 8 years in a Senior Management role
  • Excellent knowledge of Electronic payment card systems and e-channels
  • Good working knowledge of Project Management and Agile Methodology
  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills
  • Sound Industry knowledge
  • Good knowledge of computer usage
  • Excellent presentation skills

 

Control Officer

 

Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
Requisition ID: 1700001T
Location: Lagos
Job Code: STR/1EBIZ/199
Schedule: Regular
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • One of the strategic themes of the Bank’s 2019 strategy is to create a digitized bank, automating key customer journeys and core banking processes. In line with this strategy, the Management Committee (ManCo) has approved the launch of the FirstBank Digital Lab. The vision is for the lab to drive innovation in the Bank’s digital product engine and ultimately pioneer a new wave of better, faster, and more efficient products.
  • FirstBank Digital Lab is designed to be an innovation hub with a customer centric approach to rapidly simulate innovative solutions to real-life industry challenges. In addition, the lab will serve as a platform for the Bank to collaborate with and advance the Nigerian technology ecosystem with a focus on financial technology (FinTech).
  • To facilitate a smooth take-off of the inaugural FirstBank Digital Lab, we are seeking to engage suitably qualified, dynamic, innovative, competent and self-motivated individuals with the right skill set, who wish to be part of this Project in the following capacities:
    • Reporting to the Head, Internal Control & Enhancement Group, the ideal candidate will have overall responsibility for enforcing the governance framework while maintaining a dotted reporting line to the Group Head, E-Business.

Specific responsibilities amongst others include:

  • Partnering closely and Providing governance framework to the product conceptualization and design team
  • Engaging stakeholders to determine necessary inbuilt controls in e-Payment and alternative channels applications.
  • Providing support to the product conceptualization and development teams by identifying possible risks embedded in the products/processes developed and proffering mitigants.

Qualifications
Key Requirements:

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree/HND in Business, Information Technology or any numerate related field.
  • Sound knowledge of product development and control
  • Excellent knowledge of Application security and control
  • Must be self-solution driven, proactive and have acceptable knowledge of the business environment
  • Good working knowledge of Risk Control & Governance

Eligibility:

  • Control Officers is open to staff between BO – AM grades

 

Team Members, Product Conceptualization & Design

Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
Experience: 4 years
Requisition ID: 1700001S
Location: Lagos
Job Code: STR/EBIZ/197
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard

Job Description

  • One of the strategic themes of the Bank’s 2019 strategy is to create a digitized bank, automating key customer journeys and core banking processes. In line with this strategy, the Management Committee (ManCo) has approved the launch of the FirstBank Digital Lab. The vision is for the lab to drive innovation in the Bank’s digital product engine and ultimately pioneer a new wave of better, faster, and more efficient products.
  • FirstBank Digital Lab is designed to be an innovation hub with a customer centric approach to rapidly simulate innovative solutions to real-life industry challenges. In addition, the lab will serve as a platform for the Bank to collaborate with and advance the Nigerian technology ecosystem with a focus on financial technology (FinTech).
  • To facilitate a smooth take-off of the inaugural FirstBank Digital Lab, we are seeking to engage suitably qualified, dynamic, innovative, competent and self-motivated individuals with the right skill set, who wish to be part of this Project in the following capacities:
    • Reporting to the Team Lead, Product Conceptualization & Design Leader, ideal candidate will overall responsibility for developing project rationale and scoping assessments to determine feasibility of the projects.

Specific responsibilities amongst others include:

  • Developing project justification and performing scoping assessments to determine feasibility products and projects
  • Digital market insight and intelligence gathering, weekly competitor activity reports, local and internal week-in-view reports for financial services industry.
  • Partnering closely with Business leaders and stakeholders across Segments e.g. Product & Marketing, Corporate Transformation, Retail Banking Group and Channels Management in aligning and prioritizing investment and execution priorities.
  • Leading the digital transformation of the entire customer journey across all channels and contributing to the innovative perceptual shift drive with the aid of new technologies.
  • Rapidly convert ideas into working prototypes in simulated environment

Qualifications
Key Requirements:

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree /HND in Business, Information Technology or any Sciences or Engineering related field.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ relevant post-graduation experience 1 year of which must have been in relationship management with internal business customers.
  • Sound knowledge of Requirements Definition and Management (REQM 3)
  • Exceptional Portfolio, Programme and Project Support skills
  • Ability to anticipate future consequences and trends accurately

Eligibility:

  • Team Members, Product Conceptualization & Design is open to staff between BA – SBO grades

 

Team Lead, Application Development

Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
Experience: 6 years
Location: Imo
Requisition ID: 1700001U
Location: Lagos
Job Code: STR/EBIZ/198
Schedule: Regular

Job Description

  • One of the strategic themes of the Bank’s 2019 strategy is to create a digitized bank, automating key customer journeys and core banking processes. In line with this strategy, the Management Committee (ManCo) has approved the launch of the FirstBank Digital Lab. The vision is for the lab to drive innovation in the Bank’s digital product engine and ultimately pioneer a new wave of better, faster, and more efficient products.
  • FirstBank Digital Lab is designed to be an innovation hub with a customer centric approach to rapidly simulate innovative solutions to real-life industry challenges. In addition, the lab will serve as a platform for the Bank to collaborate with and advance the Nigerian technology ecosystem with a focus on financial technology (FinTech).
  • To facilitate a smooth take-off of the inaugural FirstBank Digital Lab, we are seeking to engage suitably qualified, dynamic, innovative, competent and self-motivated individuals with the right skill set, who wish to be part of this Project in the following capacities:
    • Reporting to the Head, Digital Lab, the ideal candidate will have responsibility for managing a team of developers and system testers in developing and innovating technologies as well as system designing and working closely with the solution Architect in transforming the customer experience.

Specific responsibilities amongst others include:

  • Translating ideas into engineering design and logical units of tasks
  • Evaluating technical feasibility and implementation of deployable items
  • Writing and verifying codes and ensuring strict adherence to acceptable criteria
  • Engage product owners to develop products that creates value to customer in line with product development best practices

Key Requirements

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s/HND Degree in Business, Information Technology or any numerate related field.
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in Design and Development of Solutions
  • Sound knowledge of Project team Management
  • Good experience with Agile and test-driven development, and behavioral driven development
  • Advanced knowledge of object oriented design principles
  • Robust experience with continuous integration (Jenkins) and version control (Git)

 

Product Conceptualization & Design Leader

Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
Experience: 5 years
Requisition ID: 1700001R
Location: Lagos
Job Code: STR/EBIZ/196
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • One of the strategic themes of the Bank’s 2019 strategy is to create a digitized bank, automating key customer journeys and core banking processes. In line with this strategy, the Management Committee (ManCo) has approved the launch of the FirstBank Digital Lab. The vision is for the lab to drive innovation in the Bank’s digital product engine and ultimately pioneer a new wave of better, faster, and more efficient products.
  • FirstBank Digital Lab is designed to be an innovation hub with a customer centric approach to rapidly simulate innovative solutions to real-life industry challenges. In addition, the lab will serve as a platform for the Bank to collaborate with and advance the Nigerian technology ecosystem with a focus on financial technology (FinTech).
  • To facilitate a smooth take-off of the inaugural FirstBank Digital Lab, we are seeking to engage suitably qualified, dynamic, innovative, competent and self-motivated individuals with the right skill set, who wish to be part of this Project in the following capacities:
  • Reporting to the Head, Digital Lab, the ideal candidate will be responsible for driving product roadmaps and supporting the product teams to bring products to market.

Specific responsibilities amongst others include:

  • Provide leadership to the product teams including owners and designers.
  • Conducting market scan and presenting reports of new trends on products/services offerings within the financial and technology (Fintech) industry while identifying opportunities for the Bank
  • Co-ordinating the product development team by conducting ideation sessions to shape and refine ideas/opportuities into marketable product concepts.
  • Developing business and commercial launch plans for feasible products under the leadership of Head, Digital Lab
  • Present the long and short term product vision
  • Responsible for interfacing directly with the development team to ensure delivery on agreed tasks

Qualifications
Team Lead, Product Conceptualization & Design:

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s/HND Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or any related field.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ relevant banking experience in product management and development.
  • Sound operational knowledge of electronic payment System and Channels Management.
  • Excellent knowledge of Data Gathering and Statistical Analysis
  • Good knowledge of financial services industry
  • Understanding of the Bank’s operational processes.

Eligibility:

  • Team Lead, Product Conceptualization & Design position is open to staff on AM – MGR grades.

Method of Application

Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

Deadline: Not specified

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