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Post  Admin on Wed Nov 18, 2015 5:57 am

SENCE Nigeria Job Opportunities Z

Skill Enhancement Centre (SENCE) Limited – We are a Business Consultancy firm focused on small/medium businesses. Our goal is to provide our clients with the support they need to grow their businesses by providing them with value-added and convenient services in a friendly atmosphere.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


The role will include, but not be limited to, the following responsibilities and accountabilities:
Document and Deepen Knowledge of Financial Inclusion in Nigeria:
Keep a— of, document, and share information on the current global and local landscape of financial inclusion and the various channels for its effective delivery in Nigeria
Monitor, review and evaluate current policies and regulations in Nigeria that support and promote financial inclusion
Identify gaps and key opportunities in the financial sector that will drive EFInA’s strategic objectives and deepen financial inclusion in Nigeria
Provide analysis of the main developments in financial inclusion in other relevant jurisdictions (particularly countries with similar profiles to Nigeria)
Identify key areas in which additional research or information is required and commission the required research in conjunction with the Research and Communication Manager
Disseminate research findings to key external stakeholders and ensure that they are used to inform policy reforms, encourage the development of convenient, innovative and effective financial products/services, in line with EFInA’s strategic objectives
Contribute to the strengthening of EFInA’s position as a thought leader by writing and publishing papers on key developments in financial inclusion in Nigeria, with a focus on EFInA’s strategic areas.

Develop and Implement EFInA’s Strategy:
Develop a strategy for leading the implementation of innovative financial products/services, especially for the low income population in Nigeria, to be approved by the CEO
Manage external consultants and technical partners, as directed by the CEO and COO
Understand, identify, explore and advocate for policy reforms, innovative approaches and agent business models that accelerate the growth and development of financial inclusion in Nigeria
Produce succinct focus/strategy notes based on research findings and interaction with stakeholders, which clearly identify opportunities for growing and advancing EFInA’s financial inclusion agenda

Identify and develop a pipeline of projects for the Innovation Fund; evaluate relevant grant applications; and make recommendations to the Head of Innovation Funding
In conjunction with the Grants Manager, prepare grant agreements for grants awarded
Ensure all grants are appropriately monitored in line with the grant agreements and provide input to the project monitoring reports in a timely manner
Work with the CEO to effectively implement EFInA’s activities as stated in the Annual Business Plan
Identify areas for capacity building for key stakeholders in both the private and public sectors to deepen their knowledge in financial inclusion.
Stakeholder Management:

Identify, maintain and deepen partnerships with key stakeholders that have a role in driving and deepening financial inclusion in Nigeria
In conjunction with the CEO, develop and execute an effective marketing strategy for key stakeholders that increases awareness of the issues limiting the growth of financial inclusion and proposes recommendations for addressing these issues
Organise stakeholder events to discuss and debate pertinent issues that will support and drive the deployment of large scale formal financial inclusion initiatives in Nigeria
If necessary, design and constitute a working group or similar body, including regulators and operators, in order to promote the development and implementation of innovative, relevant, affordable and reliable financial products/services for the low income population in Nigeria
Develop and effectively manage projects to ensure timely completion of programme deliverables.

Take responsibility for own continuous professional development by proactively identifying and participating in formal/informal learning opportunities
Develop a learning culture by sharing best practices and successes from projects worked on with different parts of the organisation
Lead, coach, and mentor any staff directly reporting to this position
Ensure that any output from the Programmes team meets EFInA’s high standards of delivery
Perform any other duties as required by the COO or the CEO.

Master’s Degree in Economics, International Development, Finance, Business Administration or other related discipline
At least eight years’ experience in development or financial services (preferably in Nigeria), with either a minimum of three years in inclusive finance, agent banking, electronic payments (including mobile money), women-focused initiatives, or the capability to quickly understand these models
Strong relationship management experience with the ability to engage with a diverse range of stakeholders
Experience working in a complex or pioneering environment and managing or facilitating change
Project management experience with relevant certification
Supervision and leadership experience
Experience in evaluating proposals.

Experience in/or exposure to policy development
Financial modelling experience.

Strategic thinker who keeps a— of international trends in the financial sector
Works independently and as part of a team
Highly numerate, with strong analytical and problem solving skills
Proven ability to produce concise, well-structured and very high quality reports and presentations
Ability to synthesise and interpret large amounts of information and data
Very high level of attention to detail and accuracy
Very strong verbal and written communication skills
Very strong presentation skills
Strong public speaking skills
Effective influencing and relationship building skills, including at senior levels
Strong advocacy skills
Advanced level competency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Fluency in other languages desirable.

Commitment to the financial inclusion agenda
Gravitas, credibility and ability to initiate and develop strategic partnerships and alliances
Highly organised and efficient; able to multi-task effectively and prioritise work based on minimal direction and multiple competing priorities
Works well under pressure and able to meet deadlines
Can-do approach
Committed to delivering high quality results, with cost-effective use of resources
Driven and a self-starter
Proactive with high levels of initiative
Resourceful with an enterprising attitude that is quick to search out alternative solutions to needs or problems
Positive, flexible, supportive attitude to work
Exhibits a helpful behaviour beyond strict job requirements
Discreet and respects confidentiality
Integrity and high personal ethical standards
Minimum of 8 years


The following are the roles and responsibilities of this role:
Review all Loan documents prior to Funding
Verification of Internal Credit Approvals and Loan Covenants
Review, Certify and Safeguard all Collateral/Document Submission in accordance with RESOLUTION FINANCE LIMITED Loan operation policy/process manual
Maintain Collateral Inventory and accurate accounting of all activities
Identify and Register Loan Repayments ensuring correct application of Funds and summary ledger
Maintain orderly physical Loan files with copies of critical documents justifying the entries in the loan accounts as well as correspondence with the borrowers and other departments within the RFL
Prepare, on a regular basis, draft correspondence to Borrowers providing information on their arrears and sanctions position indicating their negative implication both on the Borrowers and RFL
Verify the bi-monthly arrears position of Borrowers, and monitor system for prompt identification and processing of overdue loan repayments.
Interest income recognition as well as other necessary accounting ledgers to be maintained.
Perform other related duties as assigned

Ability to communicate effectively
B.Sc degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics or equivalent experience;5+ years experience in financial industry. Professional qualification would be an added advantage
Must be service oriented
Good complex solving skills
Time management skills
Negotiation skills
Must be an active listener
Strong judgment and decision making skills
Work experience: 5-8 years

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