Managing Director
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Managing Director

Location: Lagos state

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Brief

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: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.