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 position below: Job Title: Head, Corporate Transformation Requisition ID: 1700001ELocation: Head Office, LagosJob Code: STR/CT/192Schedule: RegularShift: StandardJob Type: Full-timeDetailed DescriptionThe Bank is currently implementing some key strategic initiatives aimed at strengthening its market presence and enhancing operational efficiency and effectiveness across the various touch points. In line with this drive, we are seeking to recruit suitably qualified and highly competent individuals with the right skills set and pedigree to fill the position above.The search is open to both internal and external candidates who possess very deep strategic insight coupled with excellent technical knowledge, practical hands-on experience, vast exposure and good track record of success and achievements.ResponsibilitiesThe ideal candidate will work closely with the MD/CEO in driving implementation of the Group’s strategic plan towards maximizing market share, shareholders wealth and increasing profit by translating strategic objectives into practical plans and goals. He/she will be responsible for the following:Provide support to the MD/CEO in communicating the strategy of FirstBank and its subsidiaries to staff, recommending strategic initiatives for the subsidiary companies and supporting the implementation of a multi-year strategic plan and roadmap in order to achieve strategic objectives.Oversee seamless implementation of large strategic projects for the Bank as well as the strategic Program Management Office (PMO) which coordinates and reports to Executive Management on progress with implementation of the Bank’s strategic priorities at Corporate and Business Unit level.Coordinate the execution of programs/projects that are assigned to the department, ensuring timely and successful implementation.Oversee the implementation of the Bank’s overall strategic service delivery aspirations.Coordinate project selection and prioritization process to ensure that the Bank selects the right portfolio of projects in alignment with its strategic imperatives.RequirementsCandidates must have sound knowledge of the global financial markets with good understanding of the micro/macro-economic dynamics and how they impact the financial services sector.Successful candidate must be self-driven, very energetic, highly resourceful and versatile with exceptional leadership capabilities.