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Head, Strategy & Planning at Wema Bank Plc

Wema Bank Plc - Widely reputed as the longest surviving and most resilient indigenous bank in Nigeria, Wema Bank Plc has over the years, diligently offered a fully-fledged range of value-adding banking and financial advisory services to the Nigerian public.Location: Lagos (Head Office) Reports to: Chief Finance Officer Group/Department: Corporate Strategy & Planning Employment Status: Full Time Employee Grade: SM-AGM Job Summary

To support in the execution of key corporate initiatives and goals.

Key Job Function/ Responsibilities

Monitoring the performance of the bank against its set strategic objectives and direction, peer review, competitor analysis and Macroeconomic review.
Harmonizing the various profit/cost centers and keeping them in alignment with the overall strategy of the bank.
Ensure close understanding of all Branch and SBU characteristics and dynamics; full understanding of business needs
Develop "Weekly performance tracker" for all Branches and SBU's; Mid-month reports, weekly income reports etc
Provide advisory services to line management and supervisors with respect to executing on their targets
Facilitate change management process for all organizational change projects where applicable
Develop and present oral and written reports, presentations, and informal feedback to line management and supervisors on relevant issues
Advise line managers on performance, evaluation process and the need to link performance mgt skill to aid improvement throughout the organization.
Providing strategic leadership on economics and economic analysis
Provides internal advice and support to all levels of the organisation on the quality of economic analysis, methodologies and frameworks on key issues.
Conducts analyses of policy proposals with macroeconomics implications
Monitors and interprets current economic developments and domestic fiscal and monetary policy
Analyzes economic conditions and policy initiatives of major trading partners
Makes projections of the economic outlook; and analyzes major economic policy developments
Ensures best practices in economic development research methods and technologies to develop all products and services
Conduct economic analysis relevant to operational and policy issues in the organisation

Organizational Impact/ Influence:

Ensures focus on execution and drive improvement in performance metrics
Coordinate and support negotiations between Innovation Labs and Wema Bank.
Lead proof of concept projects and development of new products.
Advise senior management of potential delivery capabilities through the preparation of strategy presentations and reports.

Organizational Impact/ Influence:

Ensures focus on execution and drive improvement in performance metrics

Required Education/Qualifications

First degree in a numeric or any relevant social science course. A Postgraduate degree or an MBA/Professional Qualification in a Social Science related course will be an added advantage.

Required Experience:

Minimum of 7 years cognate experience in a financial services industry.

Competences Required Skills:

Strong analytical and policy skills
Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
Outstanding written and verbal communications skills
Strong presentation skills
Strong statistics and econometric background.


Knowledge of micro and macroeconomics
Experience in research and analysis


Results Orientation
Team player

Office Plan:

Personal desk in an open floor office

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