FINCA Nigeria Recruitment for Management Board Members (CEO, CFO, COO)

FINCA Nigeria Recruitment for Management Board Members (CEO, CFO, COO)

FINCA International is looking for highly-qualified individuals who thrive in greenfield environments to be part of the core Management Board (made up of the CEO, COO and CFO) for start-up of a Nigerian microfinance bank to operate in an area of currently low microfinance penetration.

The CFO and COO will report directly to the CEO, and the CEO will report to the Vice President and Regional Director for Africa and to the subsidiary’s Board of Directors. As members of the Management Board, the CEO, CFO and COO share responsibility for the overall performance and activities of the FINCA subsidiary, and participate in making decisions on material issues.  
Position: Management Board Members (CEO, CFO, COO)
Job Code: 897
No. of Openings: 3

Degree in Banking, Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or other relevant field;
At least five years of relevant work experience, preferably in the microfinance and / or banking sector;  management experience of at least three years required;
At least two years of international experience desirable, exposure working in the region or country an asset;
Start-up or expansion experience in the financial sector (microfinance or banking) highly desirable; demonstrated business acumen in a highly dynamic environment essential;
Proven experience in at least four of the following areas, preferably within a banking or microfinance environment: banking operations, lending and credit administration, savings mobilization, marketing/business development, development of financial products, internal controls, risk management, financial management & administration, financial analysis, planning and budgeting, corporate governance, development of organizational structures & systems, personnel management (preferably with five or more direct reports), and staff development;
Strong computer literacy, particularly in MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint); experienced with Core Banking Systems and good understanding of IS issues and the role of IS in financial and business management;
Fluency in English is required

Candidate Profile:

Willingness to relocate to or within in Nigeria
Strong fit to FINCA’s desired corporate culture & committed to  furthering FINCA’s mission and vision;
Understands the needs of a start-up, with willingness and ability to perform duties beyond the scope of work;
Ability to manage multiple priorities, create effective systems and meet tangible business goals from an unstructured, dynamic and empowering environment;
High level of self-discipline and determination;
Proven integrity;
Results-oriented, with the proven ability to implement short- and long-term goals;
Outstanding interpersonal skills and written and oral communication skills;
Demonstrated leadership, networking and collaboration/negotiation skills;
Able to create sound business development plans in line with strategic objectives of the organization and to oversee execution of an institutional strategy through concrete deliverables and timelines;
Proven ability to recruit, train, mentor effective and motivated staff members and teams;
Thorough understanding of operational risk of a financial institution;
Ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships within diverse organizational structure in order to facilitate feedback and enhance implementation;

How to apply?

Candidates can visit at for apply online.

FINCA International Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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