Recruitment for Access Bank Plc Recruitment for Agric Business Head, Commercial Banking Division

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Access Bank Plc is a financial institution with presence in 9 countries in Africa and the United Kingdom and in all major cities in Nigeria. Also referred to as the Africa’s Bank of Best Practice, Access Bank operates on a platform of strong ethics, governance and professionalism.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Agric Business Head, Commercial Banking Division
Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Full time

  • As the head of Agric Business in Commercial Banking, you’ll take a lead role in delivering an outstanding experience to our Agricultural customers.
  • You’ll acquire, manage, retain meaningful relationships with our customers, using your financial knowledge to offer thoughtful solutions to help address their financial needs


  • Reports to the Executive Director Supervising Agric Business Group
  • Responsible for providing policy direction on agricultural lending processes and procedures.
  • Responsible for developing processes, procedures and products for the SBU.
  • Responsible for assessing Agric credit risks in liaison with credit risk management.
  • Responsible for developing business/market along viable Agricultural value chains.
  • Responsible for managing all Agric lending activities with Business Unit’s and Credit Risk teams.
  • Responsible for maintaining an “intelligent” database of all Agric Business activities and reporting in liaison with other units.
  • Responsible for monitoring the portfolio performance in line with banks objectives and targets.
  • Responsible for administration and supervision of all Agric Business Group’s staff.
  • Responsible for training, discipline and performance of Agric Business Group’s staff.
  • Perform all other duties as may be assigned by Executive Director.

Desired Skills:

  • 10+ years of experience in Banking and in the Agric Sector. A recognized professional certification will be an added advantage
  • In-depth knowledge of all aspects of commercial banking; commercial credit knowledge and an ability to quickly learn new products and services
  • Possesses sound judgment and is creative in providing credit/deposit solutions to bank clients
  • Significant experience with commercial credit decision making authority, with experience in complex capital structures and cross border transactions
  • Minimum intermediate level credit skills with the capability to demonstrate advanced level credit skills to be appointed a senior credit officer
  • Able to effectively interact with a variety of internal and external constituencies
  • Proven track record of successfully managing and leading teams through complex change; a reputation for retaining, attracting and developing talent
  • Proven leadership ability with excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be able to express a sound opinion, able to agreeably present another viewpoint
  • Must have a sharp business development focus and demonstrate innovative approaches.
So, what can we offer you in return?
You can expect excellent benefits, personal development, and a career that’s enriching and full of opportunity! This is inclusive of but not limited to:

  • Competitive pay that surpasses industry and matches global standards
  • Career Growth
  • Merit driven performance management system
  • Adequate training and development to help improve your knowledge.
  • Employee recognition based on Performance.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Note: Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted.

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