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  • Posted: Feb 22, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) was conceived by the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) in collaboration with global development partners to address the major financing challenges facing Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) in Nigeria.
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    Research Officer

    The Research Officer will be part of the Office of the Chief Economist team and will report to the Chief Economist. S/he will be responsible for conducting research, reviewing articles submitted to the Bank thereby providing insights and up to date content for the Banks intellectual materials and newsletters. S/he will support on sustainability reporting as well as M&E reporting.


    • Provide support in the identification of market demand and market opportunity to contribute to the growth of the institution
    • Assist in preparing presentations and speaking notes as required.
    • Contribute to original articles in the working paper series of the Bank.
    • Collaborates in the preparation of quarterly technical reports
    • Assist in the maintenance of research database and intellectual materials of the bank.
    • Analyze and resolve research issues in a timely and accurate manner.
    • Support on an ad-hoc basis M&E analysis and reporting.
    • Support on an ad-hoc basis for Sustainability activities
    • Conduct regular market survey/competitive analysis of the industry.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Social Science or equivalent. A master’s degree is a plus
    • Preferably have 1 – 5 years’ experience in banking or/and microfinance sector
    • Experience in field research, data collection and analysis and report writing
    • Good at research methodology & procedure
    • Good command in English
    • Be able to communicate well with all staff, local communities, and authority
    • Ability to perform task with minimum supervision
    • High motivation, initiative, willing and able to travel
    • Good computer literacy (MS Office, SPSS, Stata, or other analysis applications)

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    Enterprise Risk Management Officer


    Efficient risk management

    • Provide support in the implementation of the Bank’s Enterprise Risk Management Framework, Risk Appetite Framework, Operational Risk Framework, Reputational Risk Framework, FX Policy, Capital Management & Stress Testing and Bael III Implementation.
    • Review the above Frameworks as at when required and developing new risk frameworks to address emerging risk issues.
    • Engagement of various stakeholders to set and communicate appropriate risk appetites/ tolerances.
    • Provide risk advisory services to various departments in the effective management of risks arising from the Bank's policies, activities and initiatives.
    • Monitor appropriate risk indicators and triggers for the Bank
    • Participate in the identification, assessment, treatment, monitoring and reporting of risks across the Bank.
    • Set risk exposure limits in collaboration with relevant stakeholders.
    • Participate in the periodic review of the Bank’s Investment Policy, Assets and Liability Management Policy (ALM) in collaboration with relevant stakeholders
    • Conduct periodic (quarterly and semi-annually) stress test on various risk metrics and indicator and recommend appropriate measures to mitigate the observed vulnerabilities.
    • Oversee the management and reporting of risk events on the Bank’s counterparties.
    • Prepare MRC and ALCO reports.
    • Ensure that agreed resolutions from the MRC and ALCO meetings are implemented.
    • Provide support in Developing risk models for Pillar I & II Capital Charge which will serve as inputs into the ICAAP.
    • Monitor the media for negative mentions of the Bank.

    Operational risk assessment and capacity building

    • Identification and independent monitoring of enterprise-wide view of known and emerging risks in the Bank.
    • Work with risk owners and all stakeholders in the development and update of the risk register
    • Work with departments in developing Control Risk Self-Assessment (CRSA) and development Key Risk Indicators (KRIs) for all departments and monitoring of the set KRIs.
    • Implementation of Business Continuity Plan (BCP); including coordinate the regular BCP test and follow-up on the remediation of the observed gaps.
    • Work with relevant stakeholders in the implementation of the ISO certification.
    • Monitor the risk exposure of the subsidiary (Impact Credit Guarantee Ltd) and ensure risk exposure of the company are within the Bank`s risk appetite
    • Analysis of incidence reports and proposing mitigants for the identified risks

    Market and Liquidity risk management

    • Identification, measurement, analysis, monitoring and reporting of market, liquidity and FX risk exposures of the Bank.
    • Review of the Bank’s Market (IRRBB) and liquidity Risk Policy to identify gaps and areas for improvements
    • Monitor and report compliance with the Bank Market (IRRBB) and liquidity Risk appetite (standards, limits) and risk tolerance.
    • Support the ALCO and MCRC secretariats
    • Monitor compliance with counterparty placement limits
    • Render regulatory returns to the CBN.

    Financial Risk Management

    • Formulate and periodically review the asset liability management (ALM) policies, liquidity policies and guidelines for the Bank
    • Update the Bank’s Capital Management and Stress Testing framework
    • Prepare the Bank’s annual market risk review, providing a monitoring report to the Board on currency, interest rate, liquidity and counterparty risks
    • Prepare monthly reports on currency and interest rate risks, as well as quarterly reports on financial projections, liquidity risk and debt allocation.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Banking & Finance, Economics, Business Administration or any social sciences related discipline.
    • Post graduate degree in a business-related field or management is an added advantage.
    • Membership of any recognized professional certification such as RIMAN, PRMIA, GARP, IRM or any related certification is required.
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Banking or Financial risk in a related field is required.

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    Treasury & Investment Officer

    The Treasury & Investment Officer is to support treasury function to always ensure efficient and seamless services. The Treasury & Investment Officer reports directly to Head, Treasury & Investments.


    • Engages Participating Financial Institutions (PFIs) to receive Securities as Collaterals for loan disbursements. This includes valuation of the securities, switches and rollovers when necessary.
    • Responsible for funding activities.
    • Engages in treasury bills investments.
    • Engages Operations department and obtain pipeline loans for treasury planning purposes.
    • Reviews of transactions with banks to identify reconciliation issues for resolution.
    • Follows up with commercial banks and obtain all contract letters.
    • Capturing of treasury transactions on Eazybank
    • Prepares Treasury reports based on market developments to position DBN’s portfolio in a profitable manner.
    • Ensures documentation of all treasury activities.
    • Engages and responds to requests relating to Treasury from different departments and units of the bank.
    • Participates in audit confirmation of account balances and securities positions as requested by commercial banks, Microfinance Banks and Audit Department.
    • Ensures compliance with statutory and internal policies.
    • Nurtures and maintains relationships with relevant key stakeholders.
    • Performs other duties assigned from time to time.
    • Complies with the principles of the Information Security Policy of the bank.
    • Performs other tasks such as arranging meetings with commercial banks and other stakeholders on treasury related issues.
    • Works closely with Head, Treasury and investments to ensure effective treasury services for the bank.
    • Follows up on requests and issues addressed to Treasury and ensures timely feedback is provided or the issues are resolved.
    • Handles treasury assignments expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through to successful completion, often with deadline pressures.
    • Provides a link between treasury and other stakeholders to build relationship crucial to the success of DBN.
    • Communicates on behalf of the Head, Treasury and Investments with internal and external stakeholders, on various matters as may be directed by Head, Treasury and investments.
    • Proactively and reactively handle ad hoc requests for treasury unit.


    • A good first degree in Social / Management Sciences or any related discipline.
    • A post-graduate degree in a management related field is an added advantage.
    • Membership of ACI, ACIB, ICAN, ACCA, CFA, CPA or any other related certifications is an added advantage.
    • Minimum of 3 years cognate experience in a similar role is required.

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