First Bank of Nigeria Current Job Vacancies [3 Positions] – Apply Now

First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is Nigeria’s largest financial services institution by total assets and gross earnings. With more than 10 million customer accounts, FirstBank has over 750 branches providing a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services. The Bank has international presence through its subsidiaries, FBN Bank (UK) Limited in London and Paris, FBNBank DRC, FBNBank Ghana, FBNBank Gambia, FBNBank Guinea, FBNBank Sierra-Leone and FBNBank Senegal, as well as its Representative Offices in Johannesburg, Beijing and Abu Dhabi.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below: Job Title: Managing Director (MD), FBN Guinea
Ref Id: 18000019
Location: Head Office, Lagos
Organization: MD/CE Directorate
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time

  • Work closely with the Board in implementing the Group’s strategies in line with the business objectives agreed with the Parent Bank.
  • Drive the achievement of the Bank’s financial targets within FBNBank Guinea.
  • Formulate and implement the Bank’s various business strategies; and propel the Bank’s products and services to the top of the market.
  • Build the organizational structures and business teams capable of delivering distinctive performance.
  • Manage overall business relationship to maximize revenue income and profitability.
  • Develop new business opportunities and maintain existing customer relationships.
  • Establish an agenda of top issues and opportunities to improve Consumer and Commercial Banking services in the Bank’s performance and growth.
  • Facilitate and present periodic business performance review reports to the Board; and participate in Management Committee meetings and other related businesses as deemed necessary.


  • A good first degree or equivalent in any related field.  Higher degrees/Professional Certification will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of ten (10) years’ relevant banking experience with, at least, four (4) years in a supervisory role.
  • Excellent experience of client relationship management and dealing with HNIs and mid to large sized corporate entities
  • Excellent knowledge of various business segments covering retail, corporate, commercial, public sector and corporate banking
  • Ability to handle big ticket transactions; and excellent credit analysis & appraisal skills
  • Sound knowledge of local operating environment and business transaction dynamics
  • Good understanding of the relevant regulations e.g. national budget, foreign exchange and monetary policy guidelines
  • Strong financial modeling, quantitative and analytic skills
  • Proficiency in French or working knowledge of French language will be a distinct advantage.

Competency Requirements

  • Marketing and Networking
  • Relationship Management
  • Credit/Risk Management
  • Customer Service


  • Strong Leadership and Business Management Skills
  • Team Building / Conflict Management
  • Strong marketing and Deal Structuring Skills
  • Strong Interpersonal, Communication and Presentation Skills
  • Knowledge of the Business Environment and appreciation of both local and global financial markets
  • Passion and Drive.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

Job Title: Project Team Lead
Ref Id: 18000017
Location: Head Office, Lagos
Organization: Managing Director
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time
Grade Range – From: Senior Banking Officer Grade Range – To: Deputy Manager

  • Reporting to the Project Manager and Head, Corporate Transformation, the ideal candidate will have the responsibility for directly overseeing designated work streams or project resources, under the supervision of the Project Manager and managing significant project work streams or tasks assigned by the project manager.

Specific responsibilities amongst others include:

  • Develop work plans and manage multiple project work streams to support the implementation of strategic objectives, within budget and agreed timelines
  • Develop a Communication Plan to disseminate information to all stakeholders throughout the Project life cycle for assigned work streams
  • Analyze data to provide meaningful information for decision-making
  • Provide solutions, improvements and take corrective action on challenges that may arise
  • Proactively manage changes in assigned Project scope, identify potential crisis, risks, devise contingency plans to provide solutions and take corrective action.

Eligible candidate must possess:

  • A good first degree in any discipline with at least 5 years’ minimum experience
  • Certifications in Project Management will be an added advantage
  • Experience in management consulting and/or banking, covering a range of functional areas
  • Experience with managing transformation, change management or other strategic projects
  • Good knowledge of Principles, methods and tools for Project management

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

Job Title: Service Executive, Conversion Programme
Ref No: 18000018
Location: Lagos
Schedule: Regular
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

Interested Service Executives must possess the following skills set:

  • Excellent  communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Self-driven and results-oriented
  • Highly innovative with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Good team player
  • Familiarity with global financial trends and developments
  • Proficient in the use of MS Excel, Word and Power Point

Below are the eligibility criteria for the conversion exercise:

  • Not more than 32 years.
  • Minimum academic qualification is B.Sc. degree with Second Class Lower or HND Upper Credit from institutions accredited by NUC or other regulatory bodies approved by government.
  • Possession of higher degree(s) and/or relevant professional qualification such as ACA, ACCA, CPA, will be a distinct advantage.
  • Must have worked in the Bank for a minimum of 1 year as a non-core staff.
  • Track record of excellent performance and achievement.
  • Sound moral and ethical conduct with no disciplinary records.
  • Evidence of mandatory NYSC scheme or Exemption Certificate.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

  • Kindly apply with your First Bank email address only
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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