Executive Associate Job in Lagos at ACCION Microfinance Bank Limited (AMfB)

Executive Associate Job in Lagos at ACCION Microfinance Bank Limited (AMfB)

Applications are invited from Nigerian citizens who are qualified and interested in serving in ACCION Microfinance Bank Limited (AMfB) as Executive Associate. Eligible candidates may apply before 22nd March, 2012.

Job Summary:

This position provides proactive support to the MD/CEO’s office; it is an extremely sensitive position. The candidate must have managerial and administrative competencies as well as in-depth understanding of banking, microfinance and legal issues. He/she should have prior experience in managing confidential matters and working closely with top management of a reputable organization with total assets not less than N1billion.

  • Proactively seek up-to-date knowledge of industry changes, new development in microfinance and ensure the MD is adequately briefed. In addition, provide background information as required for meetings and on participants in order to ensure key information required for the success of meetings.
  • Maintain a network of contacts relevant to the bank and brief the MD/CEO’s where appropriate to ensure a broad understanding of the industry changes;
  • Must be capable of representing the MD at events and presentations;
  • Review of key documents largely administrative covering all areas of the bank
  • Manage the administration of the MD/CEO’s office in order to provide an efficient business environment;
  • Schedule and coordinate the conduct of management meetings including logistical requirements
  • Assist with the preparation of documents for presentation at Board of Directors and committee meetings.
  • Supervise and arrange appointments, meetings as well as oversee travel arrangements for the MD/CEO, Special guests
  • Maintain effective working relationship with Managers and administrative staff in order to develop a collaborative approach to business throughout the Bank;
  • Undertake specific projects initiated by the MD/CEO in order to support the business.
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • A minimum of a Degree or equivalent in banking, finance, accounting or other numerate or social sciences with a minimum of 2.1 and above
  • Fulltime or Executive MBA is required from a reputable Business School
  • Minimum of 10 years experience with at least 5 years in a middle management position.
  • Strong managerial skills and analytical skills, comfortable with numbers and great at calculations
  • Excellent computer literacy and expert level use of Microsoft Office applications, especially Outlook, Word and Powerpoint
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills; excellent organizational ability; an achiever and goal getter (result oriented)
  • Good presentation skills, Strong negotiation skills and business judgment
  • Independent worker, Friendly and outgoing disposition
  • Detailed oriented and confident, able to multitask and manage a heavy work load.
How to apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send application and CV to: jobs@accionmfb.com. Please ensure that the subject of your email is the position being applied for. Emails without the appropriate subject will not be considered. To know more about AMfB, visit: www.accionmfb.com

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