Head, SME Banking at Baobab Microfinance Bank – Abuja / Kaduna

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Corporate Headhunters Limited is said to be a Microfinance Bank and a financial services targeted at individuals and small businesses

Job Tittle: Head, SME Banking

Locations: Kaduna / Abuja
Reporting to: CEO

Position Scope

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for setting the strategic agenda for SME Banking Department through balance sheet growth, Customer Acquisition, Customer retention, profit & loss targets in order to support achievement of overall business strategy; in a cost effective and high return manner.
  • The job holder will be involved in product development oversight aimed at sustaining the Bank’s competitive position within SME businesses. Coverage will be strictly loans and advances.

Key Responsibilities

  • The Chief mission is to drive SME credit (Loans & Advances) ranging from 4 million to 50 million Nigeria Naira across Nigeria.
  • Develop and lead the implementation of the SME Segment strategy in line with the overall Retail. Banking Strategy; to ensure achievement of profitability targets through revenue maximization and prudent cost management.
  • Drive sustainable growth and acquisition of new customers for the SME Banking through the creation, development and maintenance of high quality advisory relationships.
  • To build and maintain productive and strategic relations with customers / suppliers / line manager /stakeholders to drive the development and delivery of business solutions and revenue growth for the SME Segment.
  • To drive customer-led propositions for the SME Banking Segment by developing a pipeline of value adding customer solutions to include customer experience, products, and service offers.

Skills & Experience

  • University Degree in a Business related field. An advanced degree will be an added advantage.
  • Professional Product Development or Project Management Qualification.
  • Minimum 8 years general banking experience with at least 5 years’ experience in SME Sector 3 years of which must have been in a leadership position.
  • Must have hands on experience in Credit Analysis & Administration, Sales, Relationship Management, Customer Service, commercial and product development functions of a commercial bank at managerial level.
  • Demonstrated consistent high performance in role(s) held in the last three years.
  • A thorough knowledge of Small Medium Enterprise (SME) Products, Retail Banking products and services, and extensive Banking Industry knowledge.
  • Excellent interpersonal, and negotiation skills with the ability to network, generate new business and develop strong business relations.
  • Strong leadership skills with demonstrated competences in championing high performance management.
  • Membership of a Marketing professional body will be desirable.
  • A good understanding of risk, credit policies and procedures.
  • Excellent planning, Organization, problem solving and analytical skills.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Applications to: [email protected] or [email protected] using the “Job Title” as subject of the email.

Note: Please note that applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the next stage/s of the process.

Job Features

Job CategoryBanking / Insurance
Deadline23rd January, 2020.
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