3 Feb 2016

Full-Time Jobs at National Association of Microfinance Banks (NAMB)

Toni AdewunmiAbuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria

Job Description

Enterprise Accelerator (EAL) – Our client, National Association of Microfinance Banks (NAMB) is a member-owned umbrella body of all licensed and regulated Microfinance Banks in Nigeria with a membership of 951 MFB.

The apex association was established in 2009 as a self-regulatory organization with further mandate far advocacy, networking and capacity development in the subsector. Consistent with its new strategic direction, NAMB is inviting application from suitably qualified and competent person to fill the following vacant positions below:

Executive Secretary (ES)

Position Summary

Reporting and accountable to the President and National Executive Council (Board), the ES has the overall management responsibility, providing strategic leadership and coordination of NAMB’s day-to-day activities and ensuring the accomplishment of NAMB’s objectives, mission and vision.
S/he coordinates and controls the technical and administrative operation of NAMB and its subsidiary, NAMB Institute of Microfinance Administration (NIMA) in accordance with the strategic plan and policies and procedures approved by NEC.
Qualifications & Competencies

Minimum B.Sc, Banking & Finance or related disciplines plus MCIB/ACIB
10 years of proven microfinance or professional associations working experience, three of which must be at executive management level.
Must have fundraising, grant proposal writing & donors relations skills
High proficiency in Project/Grant management.
Teamwork, leadership, representational, negotiation & presentation skills
Abreast of topical issues, innovations and best practices in Microfinance,
Excellent spoken and written English and report writing skills.
Computer literacy including hands-on experience in relevant office packages.
Attractive competitive salary.


Advocacy and Networking Manager (ANM)

Position Summary

The ANM will champion the advocacy and networking activities of NAMB including governmental, parliamentary, donor and consumer advocacies to achieve specific objectives and targets laid down in the association’s strategic plan.
The ANM reports to the Executive Secretary
Qualifications & Competencies

Minimum B.Sc/HND in Mass Communication or related disciplines
5 years working experience in Microfinance or professional membership bodies
Must have lobbying, networking, Public relations & Public speaking skills
Knowledge of key issues in Microfinance/Financial sector
Influencing, representational, negotiation and presentation skills

Monitoring & Evaluation Manager (M&E)

Position Summary

Reporting to the Executive Secretary, the M&E Manager will be responsible for the self regulation functions of NAMB ensuring compliance of member – MFBs with agreed industry standards/benchmarks, code of practice and complaint handling system.
S/he will manage NAMB’s Performance Monitoring System (PMS/Members Performance Database (MPD).
S/he will arrange training workshops for members on reporting requirements/procedures and ensure smooth data transmission between member/MFEs and NAMB as well as review and improve on the electronic data capturing/reporting template with which members transmit their data
Qualifications & Competencies

Minimum of B. Sc/HND in Computer Sciences or IT related courses
5 years experience in Database Management in the Financial sector
Proficiency in analytical, statistical & presentation skills
Good knowledge of M&E best practices & innovations in MF

Capacity Building/Training Manager (TM)

Position Summary

The Training Manager provides leadership and direction for the capacity development activities of NAMB, conducing Training Needs Assessments (TNA) and formulating training strategy, plan and budget and developing course design, curricula and training materials.
S/he reports to the Executive Secretary.
S/He will also monitor and evaluate training programmers effectiveness and prepare related reports while serving as the focal person of NAMB Institute of Microfinance Administration (NIMA).
Qualifications & Competencies

Minimum of B.Sc in Banking/Finance or related courses plus ACIB/MCIB.
5 years of proven work experience in Microfinance, tertiary or training institutions.
Good seminar & workshop management skills.
Career development, tutoring & supervision skills.
Familiarity with adult learning techniques and audio/visual training aids.
Abreast of topical issues, best practices & innovations in Microfinance.
Excellent communication and presentation skills

Finance and Administration Manager (FAM)

Position Summary

The FAM is responsible for the financial management and human resource functions of NAMB, including investment, accounting, budgeting, financial control and timely financial reporting.
S/he reporting to the Executive Secretary will maintain proper books of accounts and produce monthly/quarterly financial reports, coordinate overall financial planning including the preparation of annual budgets, work plans and variance reports.
S/he will also ensure prompt reconciliation of ledger and bank accounts and resolve outstanding items, implement NAMB’s human resource policies, systems and procedures including recruitment, selection, retention, career advancement and performance appraisal; and provide general administrative support for management and NEC.
Qualifications & Competencies

Professionally certified accountant (ACA, ACCA or ICAN) with minimum B.Sc/HND in Accounting, Finance and other related disciplines.
At least five years of proven financial management experience in the financial sector or professional membership bodies.
High proficiency in accounting software application.
Adequate understanding of key accounting/financial management issues affecting MFBs
Good knowledge of labour laws and industrial relations best practices

Internal Auditor (IA)

Position Summary

The IA is responsible for maintaining and reviewing the compliance and quality control system to ensure the integrity of transactions as per NAMB’s policies and procedures in line with international audit standards.
S/he reports directly to the President/NEC,
Qualifications & Competencies

Professionally certified accountant with minimum B.Sc/HND in Accounting, Finance and other related disciplines.
At least five years of proven audit experience in the financial sector, audit firms or professional membership bodies.
Ability to perform audit work with limited supervision.
High proficiency in computer audit and knowledge of accounting/microfinance software applications.
Good underslanding of key accounting and external audit issues in the financial sector.
Good writing/reporting skills
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Application (CV’s only) electronically to recruitme@enterpriseaccelerator.com.ng with the position you are applying for as the subject


The position is for a renewable 2-year contract, tenable in Abuja.
Only shortlisted responses will be invited for interview on the date mention above.

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