22 Feb 2016

Full-Time Chief Executive Officer

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer
 Reporting to the Group Managing Director and the Board of Directors of the company, the
Chief Executive Officer will have overall responsibility for revenue generation through
critical evaluation, analysis and determination of the probability of risks in all transactions.
 Reporting to the Group Managing Director and the Board of Directors, the Managing
Director will be responsible for driving the development of the Company as well as
transforming the business portfolio of the company into viable revenue earning units.
 He or She will also promote the growth of the company as a leading banking establishment.
 He or She shall be responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, directing and
controlling the functions of the Company.
Job Description/Responsibilities:
 Responsible for the overall management of the Company.
 Lead overall effort for setting strategic direction and objectives for the company.
 Lead and drive the formulation of bank -wide policies and enforcement of their
implementation for advancing the bank objectives.
 Architect the strategic acquisition, divestment, capital expenditure, contracting and financial
structuring strategy of the bank.
 Lead and monitor the bank’s strategic planning process.
 Monitor financial performance of the bank.
 Monitor risk management and overall risk profile of the bank’s business and activities.
 Function as the Chief Marketing Officer of the Company.
 Lead the resolution of bank-wide issues that have strategic implications.
 Develop productive relationships with key strategic partner and stakeholders to advance the
cause of the company.
 Perform other functions as assigned by the Board of Directors.
 Guiding the bank’s evolution to be the Bank of choice in sub-Saharan Africa.
 Providing executive leadership to the bank’s rapidly expanding team.
 Defining brand values and the vision.
 Leading the bank’s relationships with key decision makers in the relevant regulatory entities.
 Plan, organize, coordinate, direct and control the functions of the Company.
 Collaborate with the Board to define and articulate the Company’s vision and champion the
articulation of strategies and plans for achieving it.
 Ensure the development and implementation of relevant structures (process, people and
systems) to support the achievement of the Company’s vision, goals and objectives.
 Provide strategic leadership in the management of the Company’s investment portfolio
towards the achievement of financial and profitability targets.
 Provide leadership in the identification, appraisal and realisation of opportunities for
investments and new business developments within the target market.
 Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key venture partners and investors and
champion the formulation of strategic business alliances.
 Ensure prompt implementation of the Company’s approved operational plans and ensure
that the Company’s operations are in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
 Oversee the management of the Company’s investment portfolio, including divestments,
investments and turnaround/transformation of investee companies to create greater
shareholder value through improved financial performance.
 Provide broad guidelines for the establishment of standards to ensure and measure the
performance of the Company; and its other interests.
 Ensure continuous review and assessment of the effectiveness and efficiency of the
Company’s policies, procedures and processes and identify improvement opportunities.
 Receive and review periodic financial and non-financial reports to effectively monitor and
steer the activities of the Company to achieve strategic objectives.
 Identify and deploy the right mix of people, technology, innovation and management to
propel the Company’s activities now and in the future.
 Ensure the timely implementation of Board and Executive Management Meeting decisions.
 Recommend the yearly budget for Board approval and prudently manage the Company’s
resources within the budgetary provisions.
 Perform other tasks as assigned by the Board of Directors.
Qualifications and Requirements:
 Have a recognised professional qualification in insurance or actuarial science or other related
course with not less than ten (10) years post qualification experience in the insurance
industry, seven (7) of which must be at senior management level; OR
 Have a first degree or its equivalent from a recognised University and with not less than
fifteen (15) years post qualification experience, ten (10) of which must be at senior
management level and a strong track record of leading and building businesses, ideally with
board level experience from a well-respected Bank.
 A strong background as a Banker across a broad range of products including Corporate
 The vision and gravitas to inspire excellence from the exceptional individuals who will join
you in quickly establishing the bank as ‘best in class’
 Familiarity with the African market, particularly in Nigeria.
 The proven ability to provide executive leadership and influence people and teams to achieve
and exceed their own goals and objectives.
 The proven ability to develop, influence and execute a business strategy / version.
 Interpersonally be able to demonstrate a dynamic, entrepreneurial approach to drive the
business forward.
 Technically, a good understanding of relevant regulatory issues.
 A track record of running successful business origination teams with strong knowledge of
banking products.
 Banking and Industry Knowledge.
 Sales and Marketing skills.
 Clients Relationship Management skills.
 Policy Development.
 Strategic Focus.
 Financial Acumen.
 Finance and Accounting.
 Financial Industry Knowledge.
 Financial Regulations Knowledge

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