NPF Microfinance Bank Plc

  • Nigeria


  • Permanent

  • Full-time

NPF Microfinance Bank Plc (Formerly NPF Community Bank Ltd) was incorporated on the 19th May,1993 as a Limited Liability company under the provision of the Companies and Allied Matter Act cap c20LFN 2004. The bank provide Banking services to both serving and Retired Officers and men of Nigeria Police Force, its ancillary institution and general banking public.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Position: Human Resource Manager

Job Location: Lagos

Job Type: Full Time

Report to: ED, Finance & Admin

Job Category: Finance & Admin

Summary

  • The Human Resource Manager will take ownership, lead and direct the functions of the organization’s Human Resources (HR) ranging from employees Life cycle in the organization to developing, implementing and reviewing company policies and practices

. As well as providing guidance, counsel and direction to the leadership of the organization on Human Resource matters.

Responsibilities / Duties

  • Partner with the leadership team to understand and execute the organizations human resource and talent strategy particularly as it relates to current and future talent needs, recruiting, retention, and succession planning.
  • Provide support and guidance to HR team, management, and other staff when complex, specialized, and sensitive questions and issues arise; may be required to administer and execute routine tasks in delicate circumstances such as providing reasonable accommodations, investigating allegations of wrongdoing, and terminations.
  • Manage the talent acquisition process, which may include recruitment, interviewing, and hiring of qualified job applicants, particularly for managerial, expert, and professional roles; collaborate with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
  • Analyze trends in compensation and benefits; researches and proposes competitive base and incentive pay programs to ensure the organization attract and retains top talent.
  • Create learning and development programs and initiatives that provide internal development opportunities for employees.
  • Oversee employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Build employer brand, improve employee engagement and build strategic talent resources plans.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Job Position: IT Auditor

Job Location: Lagos

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category: Audit

Responsibilities

  • Examine internal IT controls, evaluate the design and operational effectiveness, determine exposure to risk and develop remediation strategies.
  • Troubleshoot security and network problems.
  • Respond to all system and/or network security breaches.
  • Plan, implement, monitor and upgrade security measures for the protection of the organization’s data, systems and networks.
  • Participate in the change management process.
  • Test and identify network and system vulnerabilities, and create counteractive strategies to protect the network.
  • Conduct efficient and effective IT audit procedures.
  • Communicate complex technical issues in simplified terms to the relevant staff.
  • Perform regular audit testing and provide recommendations.
  • Review, evaluate and test application controls.
  • Provide recommendations and guidance on identified security and control risks.
  • Develop a strong understanding of business and system processes.
  • Ability to build and manage Team.

Requirements

  • A Degree in Information Technology / Computer Information Systems or related. (essential).
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience as an IT Auditor.
  • Experience with Firewalls (functionality and maintenance), Office 365 Security, VSX and Endpoint Security.
  • Financial and IT application experience (Preferably T24).
  • Expert in Firewalls, VPN, Data Loss Prevention, IDS/IPS, Web-Proxy and Security Audits.
  • Clear understanding of IT audit methodologies.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail with an analytical mind and outstanding problem-solving skills.
  • Great awareness of cyber security trends and hacking techniques.
  • Proficiency in use Audit tools (Preferably ACL).
  • Hands-on experience in Audit of electronic channels.

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Job Position: Application Developer and Programmer

Job Location: Lagos

Job Type: Full Time

Department / Group: IT

Level: Supervisor

Probationary Period: 6 months

Role and Responsibilities

  • Ability to understand the bank applications requirements and develop solutions
  • Identify key application features
  • Work with other IT professionals to set specifications for new applications
  • Design creative prototypes based on specifications
  • Write high quality source code to program complete applications within deadlines
  • Perform unit and integration testing before launch
  • Troubleshoot applications
  • Find bugs and offer timely solutions
  • Test existing applications, identify deficiencies and offer solutions.
  • Application development using java, web, C#, Jscript and other tools relevant to the banks operation.
  • Application development and process automation using SharePoint.
  • Application testing and debugging to ensure well known vulnerabilities is address.
  • Ensure application QA testing of internally developed application and third party application use by the bank.
  • Ensure support on the bank digital banking platforms to ensure efficiency of the platforms.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Must have a minimum 5 years hands on working experience
  • A minimum of B.Sc / HND in Computer Science, Statistics, Operational Research, Mathematics and other related qualifications with minimum of Second Class Lower or Upper credit.

Preferred Skills:

  • Initiative
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver results.

Professional Qualification:

  • Must possess relevant professional certification such as GISC, GMOB, MCSD, etc.

Additional Notes:

  • A good knowledge of Microsoft SQL
  • Cross-platform Development skill in mobile applications
  • Basic project management skill.

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Job Position: Litigation Officer

Job Location: Head Office, Lagos

Designation: Officer

Reporting Lines: Company Secretary/Legal Adviser

Job Category: Legal

Job Type: Full Time

Responsibilities / Duties

  • Review, draft and vetting of court processes and pleadings served on the bank and those to be filed on behalf of the bank.
  • Perform legal research, investigate facts, and examine information about cases involving the Bank.
  • Procuring relevant documentation and information required to support the Bank’s processes in litigation. Analyze cases and guide external Solicitors.
  • Make recommendations & give advice to Management for matters to be resolved amicably, where applicable as well as advise Branches on proper documentation of evidences.
  • Occasionally working with the compliance department to ensure adherence to laws and practices to prevent litigation on the bank.
  • Guidance across all areas and geographies to ensure losses arising from litigation are minimized, and legal issues carrying negative reputational consequences are avoided.
  • Provide the legal framework for recovery action and/or the realization of the securities by issuing demand letters, appointment and formalization of appointment of Receiver/Managers, Auctioneers at the instance of Classified Assets Management Department, Credit Risk Management Department and Business units.
  • Conduct searches on Case files in various Court Registries which outcomes are used to support the Bank’s position in litigations and other tussle for interest.
  • Attend court sessions and watch brief on behalf of the Bank. Respond to complaints sent in by External Lawyers on behalf of their clients and convene meetings to resolve issues raised to avoid litigation and mitigate loss by the Bank.
  • Maintain the Litigation Schedules and other relevant schedules of the bank. Rendition of monthly reports to the Company Secretary as well as other relevant Units on the pending litigations involving the bank.
  • Ensure that reports to relevant stakeholders are prepared and sent out as and when due or when required.
  • Attend to garnishee and other injunctive court processes/orders involving the Bank in liaison with Internal Audit, External solicitors and other related parties. Managing the bank’s compliance with court orders including Garnishee Proceedings.
  • Respond to enquiries/demands from, and interfaces with, Law Enforcement Agencies with respect to a wide range of the Bank’s activities, including the Nigeria Police, Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, and Economic & Financial Crimes Commission; accompany staff members of the bank to honour official invitations by these bodies and provides external counsel support, including arrangement for bail in deserving cases.

Job Specification

Qualification(s):

  • First Degree in Law and Professional Certificate of Barrister At Law (compulsory)

Experience:

  • 7 years of relevant experience in a reputable law firm Vast experience in civil and criminal litigation & mediation Good understanding of court practices

Training & Technical Skills:

  • Proactive, Organized & Coordinated, Efficient & Effective in the use of MS Packages, Analytical, ability to work under pressure with calm disposition.

Communication/Relational Skills:

  • Strong communication skills (written and oral) Good interpersonal skill

Decision making & Judgment:

  • Understanding Of Litigation and law as well as Socio-Cultural difference/influence

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Job Position: IT Helpdesk / Support Officer

Job Location: Lagos

Job Type: Full Time

Department / Group: IT

Level: Supervisor

Probationary Period: 6 months

Role and Responsibilities

  • Monitor and respond quickly to incoming requests relating to IT issues.
  • Maintain computer systems and act as support if any system goes down.
  • Responsible for PC’s, Printers, Servers and related equipment (monitor, keyboard, mouse, hard drive, etc).
  • Maintain user PCs, including upgrades and configuration as needed.
  • Assist with onboarding of new users on the network.
  • Keep inventory of all equipment, software, and licensed users.
  • Install, configure, and upgrade PC software.
  • Ensure all user request are closed and user requested are resolved timely in line with the MTTR
  • Internal IT help desk support staff is responsible for training all employees on new hardware and software. This involves designing and implementing a specific training strategy for each project.
  • Ensure monthly availability and review of all user related issues.
  • Ensure issues logs is maintained, reviewed and resolved by the parties involved for issues that can’t be resolved internally.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Must have a minimum 2 years working experience in similar position
  • A minimum of B.Sc / HND in Computer Science, Electrical / Electronics Engineering, Statistics, Operational Research, Mathematics and other related qualification with minimum of second class lower or Upper credit

Certification:

  • Certification in ITIL, COBIT 5, CompTIA Network+, Network+, SolarWinds Certified Professional and order IT service management framework is very necessary.

Preferred Skills:

  • Initiative, self-motivated, ability to work under pressure and deliver results
  • Good customer service.

Interested and qualified candidates should:

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