First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank)

Recovery Officers

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First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is recruiting for Full time Recovery Officers

Job Description

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: Recovery Officer
Requisition ID: 18000009
Location: Lagos 
Code: No: STR/RCAM/0251
Schedule: Regular
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The position of Recovery Officer is vacant within the Remedial and Classified Assets Management department and we are seeking to engage a suitably qualified and self-motivated individual to fill the role.
  • Reporting to the Recovery Team Lead, the successful candidate will be responsible for the aggressive recovery of delinquent accounts and reduction of bad debt portfolio through the accurate appraisal of the Bank’s debtors and the adoption of proactive strategies that will ensure that the Bank’s interests are adequately protected.

Specific responsibilities and manning requirements are as follows:

  • Implement aggressive recovery strategies to recover the Bank’s assets from recalcitrant and unwilling debtors within designated locations and SBU.
  • Appraise repayment proposals from the Bank’s debtors and adopt proactive actions that will ensure that the Bank’s interests are protected at all times.
  • Follow up on all recovery cases in Court to ensure timely conclusion and adequate representation of the bank.
  • Appraise the achievements of the Bank’s Recovery Agents & make performance recommendations to Management
  • Implement aggressive recovery strategies to recover the Bank’s assets from recalcitrant and unwilling debtors within designated locations and SBU.
  • Assist in the foreclosure of assets to secure all unpaid debts and facilitate the prompt disposal of debtor’s assets by the Bank
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

Qualifications
FSLC /SSCE /JSCE /NABTEB /ADN /OND /ND /NCE /B.Sc /B.Ed /B.Tech
Desired Course
Accounting /Computer Science /Law
Other Requirements

Qualifications
Eligible candidates must possess:

  • A good first degree in Law, Accounting, Computer Science or any other Social Science discipline
  • Excellent relationship management and negotiations skills
  • Sound knowledge of Banking operations, policies and procedures
  • Intuitiveness with an ability to envisage potential challenges that may be posed by Customers

Eligibility:

  • The opportunity is open to staff across the country as vacancies exist in Lagos, North, South West and South East.


Note: This vacancy is open to staff on ABO to SBO grade for Recovery Officer and SBO-DM grade for Senior Recovery Officer’

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About First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank)
First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is Nigeria’s premier commercial bank and most valuable banking brand. With over 10 million active customer accounts and more than 750 business locations, we provide a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services to customers and investors wishing to explore the vast business opportunities available in Nigeria and our business locations across Africa, Europe, Middle East and Asia. To live our promise of ‘YOU First’, we ...
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Job Summary
Published
June 5, 2018
Offer Type
Full time
Location
Lagos
Deadline
June 20, 2018
Specialization
Finance / Accounting
Industries
Banking / Financial Services
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