Business Development Manager in Lagos, Nigeria

at Standard Chartered Bank

Banking / Financial Services
Sales/Business Development
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

• Support the CRO, Africa in developing and driving the Risk strategy to actively support SCB in the attainment of its business goals in Africa.
• Provide support in ensuring that risks are properly assessed, that risk/return decisions are made transparently on the basis of this proper assessment, and are controlled in accordance with the Bank’s standards and its Risk Appetite.
• Support & manage selected strategic projects and initiatives on behalf of the CRO, Africa
• Provide planning, coordination and management support to the CRO, Africa
• Provide relevant MIS to enable the achievement of business aspirations


Strategy / Planning

• Develop and track the Risk strategic plans in Africa, in line with the Group’s Risk Strategic Intent and Risk Management Framework

• Design, develop and implement initiatives, in consultation with CCROs of the various countries in Africa, which will help Risk in Africa become the “World’s best risk function”

• Develop, review and recommend risk policies and procedures to enable the countries to deliver their business strategy.

• Take an active role in identifying issues, structuring work plans, designing and conducting research & analyses to help implement change

Business Management

• Regularly review risk processes to continuously improve the operational efficiency and effectiveness of risk management processes

• Ensure alignment of strategy of the Risk function with business strategy and risk appetite and oversee its execution

• Track and ensure country-specific regulatory reporting requirements are met across Africa.

• Prepare performance management reviews/presentations as and when required

• Assist with planning and performance of key risk management processes.

• Ensure appropriate tracking / follow up mechanism in place to track progress against strategic priorities

•Ensure that material risk exposures and related issues are reported to the responsible governance committees and to Group and Business-level committees as appropriate




Regional & Country CEOs

Regional & Country Business Heads

Regional Heads of Control functions

Group Internal Audit

Group Risk functions

Regional heads of risk functions



External auditors

Economic and Industry Associations in main countries

CROs in other financial institutions


• Good university degree

 Some prior risk experience in the areas of CB Risk, WB Risk, Market Risk, GSAM or Operational Risk

•Excellent (above average) computer skills – especially Excel and PowerPoint

•Self starter, ambitious, dedicated and results orientated.

•Excellent communication skills, professional and flexible.

•Ability to conduct research, prepare presentation materials and good analytical skills.

•Innovative, pragmatic, commercial and customer focused.

•Strong consulting and problem solving skills to respond effectively to business objectives.

•Warm personality and ability to multi-task.

•Ability to deal with different cultures

•Being abreast with the latest Economic and Political developments is essential.

•The ability to be able to identify imminent issues at an early stage and recommend appropriate strategy

•Ability to analyze large amounts of data and draw conclusions is important

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