Global Account Manager at Ecobank Nigeria

Ecobank Development Corporation (Ecobank Capital) is the investment banking and securities trading company of Ecobank Transnational Inc., the Pan African financial institution with banking and financial services operations across 34 countries in Africa, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. We operate across 5 regional offices in Africa namely: Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Cameroun and Ivory Coast.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Global Account ManagerRef No: 1700000PLocation: Lagos Job Purpose & RationaleGlobal Corporates (GC) redesign initiative aims to position the bank for growth through helping us evolve as the go-to-bank for selected Global Corporates operating in Africa.GC targets to grow the business while ensuring high-portfolio-quality through well-defined TM & RACs and streamlined credit initiation, monitoring and approval processes.GAMs will play a pivotal role in this redesign initiative.GAMs will be selected based on an assessment of their track record of meeting budgets, credit lending skills, industry expertise, regional knowledge and people management skills.GAMs will be placed in major affiliates in Africa to be close to operating entities, where credit analyst resources, senior oversight and portfolio data are available.GAMs will be responsible for managing marketing efforts, revenue budgets, credit risk appetite, credit processes including GCA and remedial work where necessary.GAMs will also act as the Control Unit for respective relationship groups.Job Key ResponsibilitiesActing as the Control Unit with primary credit responsibility for the relationship group as per bank policy.Primary senior regional contact for assigned GC relationships groups.Understanding GC relationship group’s Africa Strategy & Plans.Understanding customer banking requirements.Tracking potential deals.Coordinating marketing efforts across affiliates.Providing Consent to Approving Units as required.Credit remedial work where necessary.Developing account profitability plans and monitoring actual results.Initial and on-going due diligence.Parent & Operating Entity Level TM & RAC screening.Assigning ORRs & FRRs.Understand parent’s security & support policies.Evaluating amount, purpose, tenor, structure and security and support requirements.Determining relationship group level and operating entity level credit limits.Optimization of aggregate credit risk appetite and ensuring appropriate risk and return trade-offs.Preparing GCA package in coordination with lending affiliatesSecuring approvals for GCA.Allocating approved credit limits to affiliates.Evaluating New Deal Greenlight Requests.Customer Calls & Site Visits.Tracking industry developments.Keeping all informed of material developments.Organizing quarterly conference calls with Coverage Bankers, LAMs & Senior Credit Analysts.Maintaining aggregate relationship credit files.Ongoing guidance to LAMs and Credit Analysts.Developing training plans for LAMs and Credit Analysts.Supporting initiatives to streamline Portfolio Data Reporting and GCA Processes. 

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