Head, Business Banking

January 3, 2023

Job Description

  • Lagos

Primera Microfinance Bank Limited

Primera Microfinance Bank Limited, your partner for growth, is a fully licensed technology-driven finance platform that offers financial solutions to businesses and individuals. Anchored by a strong balance sheet and an experienced, hands-on management team, we enhance financial inclusion by offering suite of financial services to meet the needs of clients.
We are recruiting top talent and SME Sales Leader to fill the position below:
Job Title: Head, Business Banking
Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Department: Client Management
Reports to: Chief Client Officer
Job Description

Drives the Business Banking Teams to achieve set targets across various lines.
Work closely with relevant internal stakeholders to drive the development of more efficient ways of doing business.
Ensure that all loans disbursed are repaid when due and the PAR of the business portfolio is within regulatory limits.
Ensure periodic/regular training and development of all members of the Business Banking Team.
Identifying key areas for improvement in the business process and driving the same.
Attending periodic meetings with other senior members of the business.
Generating new business opportunities and driving new product development in line with various business needs of customers.
Generating quality sales leads for the business


Ensure a minimum of 100% achievement of assigned targets.
Ensuring the portfolio quality (PAR) remains within regulatory limits.
Ensure the team maintains a minimum of a B audit rating.
Develop strategies to ensure sustainable growth and profitability in line with the Bank's goals.


A good 1st Degree in Humanities, Social Sciences, Administration, or any related field.
Added professional/academic qualifications or certifications will be an advantage.
7-10 years banking experience with a particular focus on growing and managing a significant SME/Business Banking loan and deposit portfolio and lead in people.

Required Skills & Competencies:

Professional sales training would be a strong advantage.
Proven track record of achieving targets and driving sales growth in a business.
Strong leadership skills and an ability to inspire sales teams.
Strong and successful experience in Business Banking, Credit Analysis and structuring for businesses.
Strong knowledge of the various dynamic Business Banking products and ability to drive same.
Excellent relationship-building competencies.
Must possess excellent team management and leadership skills.
Possess excellent communication, written and presentation skills.
Must possess excellent problem-solving and innovation skills.
Demonstrates exceptional strategic thinking and planning abilities.
Must be able to work under pressure.
Must possess excellent organizational and time management skills.

Application Closing Date
17th January, 2023.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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