Location: Lagos state
Employment Type: Full-time
We are looking for an experienced Managing Director to control and oversee all business operations, people, and ventures our Micro Finance Bank.
The ideal candidate will be a strategist and a leader able to steer the company in the most profitable direction while also implementing its vision, mission, and long-term goals.
Very strong crisis management skills will also be essential since the managing director is the one expected to “save” the company in times of need.
The goal is to ensure the company is constantly moving towards fulfilling its short-term and long-term objectives and does not diverge from its strategic guidelines.
Roles & Responsibilities
Develop and execute the bank’s business strategies in order to attain the goals of the board and shareholders
Provide strategic advice to the board and Chairperson so that they will have an accurate view of the market and the company’s future
Prepare and implement comprehensive business plans to facilitate achievement by planning cost-effective operations and market development activities
Ensure company policies and legal guidelines are communicated all the way from the top down in the company and that they are followed at all times
Communicate and maintain trust relationships with shareholders, business partners, and authorities
Oversee the bank’s financial performance, investments, and other business ventures
Delegate responsibilities and supervise the work of executives providing guidance and motivation to drive maximum performance
Read all submitted reports by lower rank managers to reward performance, prevent issues, and resolve problems
Act as the public speaker and public relations representative of the company in ways that strengthen its profile
Analyze problematic situations and occurrences and provide solutions to ensure company survival and growth
Requirements and skills
BSc/BA in Business Administration or relevant field;
Professional Certifications: MBA or MSc/MA will be an added advantage
5 - 10 years of proven experience in the banking and financial industry and at least 5 years as a Managing Director or other managerial position
Demonstrable experience in developing strategic and business plans
Thorough knowledge of market changes and forces that influence the company
Strong understanding of corporate finance and measures of performance
Familiarity with corporate law and management best practices
Excellent organizational and leadership skills
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
Outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume and Application Letter to: email@example.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.