Job Vacancies At Stanbic Ibtc

Stanbic IBTC Bank is a leading African banking group focused on emerging markets globally. It has been a mainstay of South Africa’s financial system for 150 years and now spans 16 countries across the African continent.

Standard Bank is a firm believer in technical innovation, to help us guarantee exceptional client service and leading-edge financial solutions. Our growing global success reflects our commitment to the latest solutions, the best people, and a uniquely flexible and vibrant working culture. To help us drive our success into the future, we are looking for resourceful individuals to join our dedicated team at our offices.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

Job Position: Vice President, Corporate Finance

Job Location: Lagos Island, Lagos

Investment Banking provides clients with a range of advisory and financing solutions. Specializing in high-growth emerging markets, our expert advisers work on mergers and acquisitions, capital restructurings, and empowerment deals, as well as arranging finance for acquisitions, client projects, and property transactions.

Job Purpose

Contribute to the implementation of the strategy for the Corporate Finance Unit, in line with the broader strategy of the Corporate Finance Department and the Bank

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Originate Corporate Finance mandates
  • Contribute to the realization of the revenue and profitability budget for the Corporate Finance unit
  • Managing relationships with clients
  • Work closely with other advisory teams across the Standard Bank Group to identify cross border advisory opportunities
  • Execution of Corporate Finance mandates to a high-quality standard and exceeding client expectations
  • Establish credibility with clients and prospects
  • Contribute to the development and training of members of the Corporate Finance team
  • Cross-sell the bank’s products and services

Preferred Qualification and Experience

  • First degree from a reputable university (minimum, second class upper division or equivalent)
  • Master’s degree or relevant professional qualification would be an added advantage
  • At least six years relevant Corporate Finance experience including a demonstrable track record of pitching for and executing mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and divestitures

Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise

  • Knowledge of relevant Nigerian law and regulations including the Companies and Allied Matter Acts, the Investment and Securities Act, the Rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the listing requirements on of The Nigerian
  • Deep understanding of financial modeling, company and asset valuation, transaction structuring, negotiation

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Job Position: Associate, Corporate Finance

Job Location: Lagos Island, Lagos

Investment Banking provides clients with a range of advisory and financing solutions. Specializing in high-growth emerging markets, our expert advisers work on mergers and acquisitions, capital restructurings, and empowerment deals, as well as arranging finance for acquisitions, client projects, and property transactions.

Job Purpose

Pitching for and execution of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, corporate restructuring, and other advisory transactions.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Preparation of transaction documents including Scheme documents, Take-Over Bid documents, Information Memoranda, etc.
  • Project and manage the implementation of transactions including coordinating other service providers e.g. printers, auditors, lawyers, etc.
  • To the extent required, manage interaction with relevant regulatory authorities, largely as relates to regulatory fillings
  • Analyze historical and projected financial statements
  • Conduct industry and market research and review company information
  • Build financial models and prepare detailed valuations
  • Preparation of pitch documents as well as proposals, information fliers, teasers, and other marketing material
  • Form a deep understanding of the domestic regulatory framework and all relevant laws and regulations
  • Assist with special ad-hoc projects, presentations, and initiatives as assigned
  • Managing a team of analysts to successfully deliver assigned tasks and projects

Preferred Qualification and Experience

Qualification and Experience

  • A first-degree qualification
  • Additional qualification would be an added advantage
  • Minimum of four years of corporate finance experience
  • Good knowledge of the capital market operations, laws, and regulations

Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise

Technical Competencies

  • Knowledge of financial modeling and valuation
  • A reasonable understanding of finance, accounting, and economics
  • Good understanding of the workings of the Nigerian capital market, rules, laws, and regulations
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite.

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Job Position: Head, Financial Advisory

Job Location: Lagos Island, Lagos

Investment Banking provides clients with a range of advisory and financing solutions. Specialising in high-growth emerging markets, our expert advisers work on mergers and acquisitions, capital restructurings and empowerment deals, as well as arranging finance for acquisitions, client projects and property transactions.

Job Purpose

A Senior banker position with overall responsibility for the Advisory business in Nigeria, including developing and implementing the overall strategy of the business. Overall responsibility for origination and ensuring flawless execution of deals. Continuously reviews potential business opportunities of high complexity in the corporate finance arena including mergers, acquisitions, company restructuring and management buy-outs. Manages relationships with clients, regulators and other stakeholders. Overall responsibility for building capacity, including recruiting the required staff complement and coaching and developing team members.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

Origination and Execution of deals

  • Responsible for identifying and sourcing complex Corporate Finance opportunities in both Nigeria and global markets for new and existing financial products to enhance revenue.
  • Advise key clients in respect of mergers, acquisition, capital restructuring, capital raisings, leveraged buy-outs and valuations.
  • Manage across all stages of transactions, including conception (pitching), execution, documentation and closing.
  • Includes all sectors within the Nigerian corporate landscape and both local and cross border transactions outside of South Africa
  • Support development of the Rest of Africa franchise through origination of deals and pitches with the Corporate Finance teams in South Africa, Ghana and Kenya.
  • Ensure effective management of deal teams in the context of both parties and live transactions and training of analysts in all areas of Corporate Finance.
  • Develop relationships with existing and potential clients from initial negotiations to closure.
  • Ensure execution of transactions in accordance with product approvals
  • Oversee documentation, models and presentations including term sheet, business valuation models, teasers, information memorandums, etc.
  • Lead negotiations and structure lending opportunities with counterparties, lead internal approval processes, finalise lending structures and terms, review and perform due diligence investigations, execute and close the transaction including documentation, obtain final internal approvals
  • Tailor complex and comprehensive financial solutions for key clients (including structuring, advising, modelling, documentation, implementation and administration for the term of the transaction).
  • Identify issues which are varied and often deal specific.
  • Act with a broad outlook and look to identify the key issues on an ongoing basis and determine strategies on how to address these. This will include commercial considerations, financial analysis, technical analysis, stakeholder requirements and certain legal parameters.

Strategy development and Business Performance management

  • Provide strategic direction for Financial Advisory whilst aligning the objectives with overall Investment banking goals.
  • Take full responsibility for the balance sheet and income statement of Financial Advisory.
  • Take overall accountability for the achieving aggressive profit targets for the business.
  • Continuously evaluate the external environment and assess the impact on the BU’s activities. Where required, make any necessary changes to plans.
  • Communicate the strategy to the Financial Advisory team and ensure a deep understanding across the whole business.

Stakeholder engagement

  • Proactively develop relationships with key external stakeholders including local regulators relevant to the business, product heads, key suppliers and external regulatory bodies to ensure Standard Bank gets appropriate co-operation when required and that the Group meets and is seen to meet regulatory compliance.
  • Manage relationships with internal stakeholders being Head of Research, Head of Debt Products, Global Markets etc.
  • Build and develop relationships across the firm with various stakeholders with the intention of breaking down silos to maximise business growth.
  • Hold a primary relationships with clients and handle all aspects of client interaction including coordinating and execution of transactions.
  • Monitor client account performance and service client needs tp retain existing clients.

Leadership

  • Together with the Head of Human Capital and Head of Investment Banking, determine the people strategy for the area with a focus on talent management, resourcing, development and retention
  • Oversee the moderation and relative distribution of performance appraisals in line with overall business performance for the area.
  • Mentor key managers and executives in the area on people management techniques and approaches. Motivate senior managers in the area to set the example on living the values and recognition.
  • Review the overall development needs analysis. Approve training budgets and review actual spend to ensure that funds are being used.
  • Review and approve succession plans for key roles in the area. Support the Talent Review process and approve nominations for the area.
  • With support from Human Capital, interview and hire direct reports. Support managers with their recruitment decisions on request.
  • Review consolidated headcount plans; reallocate resources between departments if needed.
  • Approve/decline headcount within overall mandate.

Manage the risks in the business

  • Act as the executive sponsor for the area’s implementation of the Group’s risk management framework.
  • Review and approve assurance and audit scope documentation as well as findings.
  • Review open audit or assurance items and follow up with teams on open or overdue items.
  • Oversee the development of risk metrics and risk appetite threshold setting.
  • Drive a culture of proactive compliance.
  • Interact with specialist risk areas (operational risk, financial crime risk management, information security risk etc.) to ensure that business risk management requirements are addressed in all these frameworks.

Preferred Qualification and Experience

Qualification and Experience

  • A university qualification ideally in Finance, Law, social sciences or Commerce
  • Master’s degree or a relevant professional qualification such as CFA or ACA would be an added advantage
  • Minimum of ten (10) years experience in Mergers and Acquisitions or Corporate Finance

Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise

Technical Competencies

  • Investment Analysis
  • Company Valuations
  • Deal Structuring
  • International Market Knowledge
  • Strategic Planning and Reporting
  • Research

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Job Position: IT Client Support Officer

Job Location: Lagos Island, Lagos

Information Technology: systems development, business analysis, architecture, project management, data warehousing, infrastructure, maintenance and production

Job Purpose

  • To provide an operational User, Branch Support & Rollout (UBSR) structure to ensure that general IT problem in the branches and regions are resolved promptly and efficiently. The operational support includes first & second level support on user’s workstations, file/print servers, IT peripherals, SCCM servers, LANs and communication equipment. 
  • Ensuring that all incidents are responded to, actioned and resolved within the required MTTR in the SLAs. Also ensure that calls and problems are escalated and communicated to the required support area and user for prompt attention.
  • Provide high level competency with regard to ensuring that users are optimally satisfied with the use and access of the bank’s IT services/applications in the daily discharge of their responsibilities.
  • Uptime of SCCM servers and patching of all laptops and Desktops

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

Key Responsibilities

Improve customer experience

  • Achieve a minimum annual Business Survey (i.e ISS) rating of 8 out of 10
  • Ensure not more than 5 significant incidents occur every week
  • Achieve an IT User Survey score of 7 out of 10
  • Ensure closure time within 90% of agreed SLA for significant and general complaints
  • Ensure service availability meets agreed targets
  •  Achieve a Remedy satisfaction survey rating of 3.5 out of 5


Develop a cost containment culture

  • License & Maintenance
  • Staff Printing


Establish a control framework that guarantees visibility and reliability of our franchise

  • Satisfactory Audits (Internal & External)
  • Resolve exceptions before due dates
  • Ensure there is no vulnerability
  • Emergency changes should not exceed 10% of total changes 
  • Successful DR exercises


Implement efficient and timely projects and changes to support key business objectives.

  • Achieve 80% close out sign offs on pre-agreed deliverables (time, scope, cost) by all relevant stakeholders
  • Score 90% on post implementation survey (conducted within a minimum of 3 months after project closure)
  •  Respond within 24hours to engage relevant parties once a work request is raised

Preferred Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum of first degree or its equivalent in numerate or semi-numerate disciplines such as engineering, computer sciences, statistics, mathematics.
  • Minimum of 4 years post qualification experience in a similar or related position.

Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise

  • IT Operations
  • IT Systems
  • Technical Analysis
  • IT Knowledge
  • Change Management
  • Rollout Management

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