Chief Digital Officer
FinAfri Talent Network
Lagos, LA, Nigeria
5d ago

Our Client is a pre-eminent Merchant Bank owned by reputable corporate and private investors. The Bank has its headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria with focus on high end financial products and services to select clientele in targeted sectors of the economy.

Our operations cover Corporate Banking, Private Banking, Investment Banking, Asset & Wealth Management, Treasury & Global Markets and Securities Trading.

In alignment with the Bank group's growth strategy, highly motivated employees are essential to our client's organization’s sustainable success, hence, its seeking the recruitment of motivated and competent talents to critical positions in the Bank.

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced leader with a proven track record in leading our bank merchant bank group’s digital transformation quest.

As an established digital leader, you will have the skills to influence at every level, imparting your digital knowledge and skills in a constructive, empowering, and collaborative way.

Working closely with our CEO and other key leaders, you will be the driving force behind our organization's digital transformation.

Job Objectives

  • To drive digital innovation and serve as a cross-functional change agent across the organization
  • To set and implement digital strategy by working with cross-functional partners to map and transition traditional processes to digital ones
  • To be a digital evangelist, championing the use of digital technology and practices to engender a digital mindset from the top down
  • To ensure collaboration, knowledge sharing, and digital best practices between partners and colleagues to help embed a robust digital ecosystem
  • To measure ROI on digital projects, fine-tuning approaches as needed to ensure we're investing in the right tools and resources
  • Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop a clearly defined and compelling digital strategy for the company’s future
  • Ensure that all relevant digital initiatives are fully integrated into the strategic-planning process for leadership commitment, resource allocation and execution
  • Work with teams across the business to generate innovative digital solutions for products, services, processes, customer experiences, marketing channels, and business models
  • Own and centrally monitor the digital innovation project portfolio
  • Build, manage and continue to grow an internal and external digital innovation ecosystem
  • Optimize current and identifying new tools AI, digital, CRM that can support, enhance, and improve our solutions
  • Work closely with HR to attract and retain top talent, and to build digital capabilities across the company
  • Conceptualize and design the digitalization of the various bank products in line with the strategy of the Bank.
  • Constantly review the functionality / appropriateness of the Merchant Bank’s web site to internet users.
  • Responsible for ensuring there is seamless partnership between the Digital Team and the various teams in Information Technology space.
  • Ensure effective archiving / retrieval of published / expired web content.
  • Monitor the upload of information on the website on a regular basis.
  • Ensure that all posted information is relevant, accurate and approved before publishing on the web site.
  • Monitor and review periodic postings of information, financial statistics, bank events, bank’s social responsibility projects on the web site
  • Ensure presentation of a consistent visual image on the Bank’s web sites by promoting uniform fonts, formatting icons, images, layout techniques, and modularization.
  • Collaborate with Brand Management unit on design and layout issues to facilitate web publishing.
  • Promote the Bank’s digitalized products and website to appropriate internal and external audiences.
  • Ensure that published content does not violate copyright laws.
  • Monitor website traffic and present quarterly statistical report.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.
  • Requirements : Education


  • First degree in Information Technology / Computer Science. Other good first degree with demonstrated competencies may be considered.
  • Advanced degree in business, technology, or engineering and proven / relevant skill / competencies certification or evidence of applied training will confer more advantages.
  • Skills & Competencies

  • Proven track record of leading successful digital transformation projects
  • Understand core business processes and associated technical solutions
  • Have an innovative and disruptive mindset, constantly looking forward
  • Experience managing and leading a digital team
  • Proven influencing and collaboration skills
  • Min 5-7 years’ experience in a similar role designing and launching digital platforms
  • Education Requirement
  • An understanding of Information Technology / Digitalization, Branding Principles & Practice.
  • An understanding of Process Flow of Web Information Architecture & Website Navigation.
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, React , UI and UX designs as well as agile product development and graphic designs tools etc.
  • Web Technologies and Web Publishing Standards.

  • An aptitude for effective written & verbal communication skills.
  • Strong collaboration, Interpersonal & Project Management Skills
  • Applications closes on Feb 28, 2022.

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