Industry Specialist
United Bank for Africa Plc
Head office, Nigeria, Nigeria
6d ago
source : Fuzu


  • As industry specialists, the primary purpose of the role is to greenlight credits in their Industry, applying their professional knowledge in the credit assessment prior to any approval.
  • The role holder will also be expected to become Certified Senior Credit Officers following intensive Senior Credit Officer training programme which will place them in positions to grant approvals
  • Person Specification

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in their Industry either as a staff of one of the major Industry Leaders (preferably top 3) OR as a management consultant (in one of top 5 International Consulting Firms) OR as a Relationship Manager / Analyst in a reputable Bank (one of top 10% banks in the Banking Sector as determined by a reputable Industry rating agency)
  • At least 5 years must have been at top management level (AGM in banking sector or equivalent)
  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of the complexities of the Industry with verifiable and quantitative evidence e.g. participated in the execution of at least 5 major projects in the Industry etc.
  • Other Requirements :

  • Membership of Professional Institution in Industry
  • Professional Qualification
  • Experience across Africa / Internationally
  • Roles and Responsibilities

    The Industry Specialists will be responsible for the following :

  • Development of Industry Studies which will include an identification of Target Market / RAAC for their specific Industries.
  • This will highlight Key Risk Issues and appropriate Mitigants to guide marketing efforts.

  • Assessment of credits in their specific area and identifying any structural weaknesses which must be mitigated before giving approval to proceed.
  • Lead in project finance in the area of expertise to ensure all areas of ambiguity or uncertainty are addressed and adequately mitigated through structuring and other conditions.
  • Train and mentor other staff to build a reservoir of expertise for the Group.
  • The Specialists will be from the following industries :

  • Aviation
  • Construction
  • Oil & Gas
  • Telecommunications
  • Other Infrastructure projects
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