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Latest Vacancies at VFD Group, Tuesday 19, March 2019
« on: March 19, 2019, 10:06:45 AM »
VFD Group is an alternative financial service holding company that creates value by working within Nigeria's informal financial sector to create innovative products and solutions that are accessible to the everyday Nigerian.

VFD Group was founded by highly skilled professionals with diverse experiences, qualifications and professional backgrounds, who identified the gap between individuals and small businesses and their banking experiences and set out to bridge the divide.



The role will be responsible for overseeing and managing compliance for the Company and ensuring compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements as well as internal policies and procedures by all units/employees..

Responsible for developing and implementing a compliance framework for the Company.
Liaise with all relevant stakeholders; internal and external (regulatory bodies, shareholders) to ensure compliance
Identify prompt dispensation/compliance when policies and procedures deviate from minimum standard
Monitor regulatory changes
Ensure dissemination of regulatory updates and guidance
Facilitate and ensure compliance with new regulation by the Business
Represent the Business on Industry/regulatory committees
Ensure timely compliance with all regulatory requirements/reports and obligation
Identify and analyse compliance risk, processes and control for all units/department
Conduct period review of compliance
Develop and conduct compliance awareness/trainings to guide the business
Develop a code of conduct for the Group
Ensure regular reporting to management on compliance issues
Respond to compliance matters as the point of contact for the Business

Key Performance Indicators:
Timely preparation of compliance framework for the company
100% adherence to regulatory compliance
Timely dissemination of new regulation
Ensure implementation of compliance risk, processes and control for the Group
Development of a code of conduct for the group
Timely and accurate compliance reports
Number of compliance awareness initiatives and trainings
Ensure 100% compliance at all times
Number of periodic compliance review and intervention

Core Skills:
Knowledge of regulations specific to the industry
Strong knowledge of global compliance regulation
Strong Risk Management Skills
Ability to ensure compliance of all key activities
Strategic planning and execution.
Change management.
Communication & Presentation
Logical thinking/reasoning
Assertive and observant
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite & the Internet

Generic Skills:
Detail orientation
Time Management
Team work

First degree or its equivalent in a numerate discipline, MBA or Master?s degree in Finance or Accounting required

Minimum Experience:
8 years relevant experience of which at least five (5) must have been at a strategic management level

Professional Membership:
Chartered membership of relevant bodies
Must be SEC registered



The role will be responsible for business and product strategy for the Group.

Product Management.
Business Process Improvement.
Market Research and Analysis.

Strategic Business Planning and Process Improvement
Assist and develop business through strategic initiatives
Liaise with subsidiary MD?s to ensure timely delivery of performance related deliverables
Troubleshoot and automate existing operational processes across all subsidiaries.
Provide and support business improvement
Drive improvements for business strategy/process and systems
Evaluate business proposals and provide appropriate recommendations
Prepare/compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for management
Coordinate key strategy sessions across the group.

Product Management:
Create product structure for new and existing products
Define operational processes for all developed products
Identify associated product risk and appropriate mitigation strategy
Coordinate all activities required to bring the product to the market
Identify, setup and manage key business partnerships
Define requirements for the product feature and the desired user experience.
Market Research and Analysis:

Conduct business and market research strategy in line with the vision and mission of the group
Provide valid and reliable market research reports for the group
Research and identify new business opportunities
Identify and provide insights on new market trends
Monitor trends, competitor?s activities to identify and synthesis key opportunities and threats within the industry
Stay a--- of industry development and recommend appropriate improvements for business strategy/process and systems

Support and assist the Strategy and Business performance officer.
Other assignment as assigned

Key Performance Indicators
Core Function:
Timely reports
Accuracy of reports and analysis
Number of new initiatives
Validity of reports on product performance


B.Sc in Economics or Project Management.
MBA or Master?s degree in Finance will be an added advantage

Minimum Experience
2-4 years experience in a similar role is an added advantage.

Core Skills:
Forward thinking skills
Excellent communication and networking Skills
Good leadership and people management skills
Good presentation and negotiation skills
Strategic and planning skills
Project management skills
Product development and management
Strong analytical skills
Ability to motivate change management.
Service and goal oriented.
Innovative and proactive personality.
Good problem solving skills
Working knowledge of Microsoft office suite and the internet.

Generic Skills:
Team work
Detail orientation
Time and Organisation Management



Responsible for providing administrative services to the CEO in order to ensure effective functioning of the office with respect to the achievement of organisational goals.

Administrative Support:
Manage the CEO?s schedule- schedule meetings, conference calls etc.
Prepare the CEO for every meeting (including preparing Agendas and providing relevant information needed ahead of the meeting
Ensure comprehensive meeting notes with action points are taken and activities appropriately tracked.
Analyze and summarize reports and internal correspondence for the CEO
Serve as a liaison between the CEO and other members of staff
Review of bank statement and spot checks
Manage CEO travel and coordinate all administrative and logistics needs as required
Custodian of all documents for the Executive Office- create and maintain a document management system
Custodian of the all contact database- populate and update contacts periodically
Manage the CEO?s office and all assets attached to his office
Provide support to CEO?s Technical Assistant
Any other task that might be assigned by the CEO or CEO?s TA
Management of shareholders contact and basic information (Birthdays for executive office)
Research and Analysis:

Conduct targeted research to equip the CEO with timely and relevant information
Analyze and synthesize research findings to develop valuable insights and make strategic recommendations to the CEO
Create and maintain data, prepare briefs and presentation packages, charts/graphs data as requested
Provide business development research for the CEO
Key Performance Indicators:

Quality of professional support provided
Comprehensiveness of reporting
Meeting agreed work schedule timelines
Timely Project Completion rates
CEO day to day organization level
Accurate database of shareholders

Core Skills:
Knowledge of finance and investment
In-depth understanding of the organization
Communication & Presentation skills
Exceptional report writing skills
Exceptional oratory abilities
Execution focused mindset and ability to multi-task
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Generic Skills:
Team work
Integrity & Confidentiality
Detail orientation
Time Management
Organizational skills


B.Sc. degree or its equivalent in a numerate discipline (Accounting, Economics, Finance, Business Administration etc)

1 year relevant experience in a similar role.


To assist the Chief Compliance Officer and manage designated activities and tasks in the Control & Compliance Department which are necessary to meet the department?s objectives and control processes.

Assist with the development of control management plan
Identify key compliance obligations with the support of legal and other relevant resources and translating those requirements into actionable policies and procedures
Assist with control assessments to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of policies, procedures, processes, systems and internal controls;
Carry out periodic control assessment and test whether the controls in place respond to the controls identified
Provide review feedbacks for annual updates to Everdon BDC?s control management framework and control register in accordance to changes in business environment
Maintain database of all regulatory obligations
Facilitate/support the maintenance of compliance and control registers
Track and monitor control, compliance guidelines
Develop plan to resolve identified issues in collaboration with concerned unit
Compile monthly compliance report
Liaise with regulators as required
Compile control checklist and carry out compliance audits on all Everdon BDC units
Prepare control reports
Execute regulatory returns to CBN
Execute periodic review of policies and present to Head of department
Address staff concerns or questions on compliance issues
Stay a--- of, research and advise on relevant regulatory matters
Other duties as directed by Head, Control and Compliance

General Business:
Ensure strict adherence to operations manual procedures and company policies
Ensure Control and Compliance department is presented to the highest possible standard
Communicate company information effectively; cascade relevant information
Ensure that all information is made available whenever requested
Identify and plan areas for personal development
Communication And Reporting:

To liaise with all relevant departments
To report to the head regularly on Control and Compliance issues at meetings and at other times. Issues raised/discussed at departmental meetings and other meetings must be reported
To provide such information to the head of unit as required in order to assess the performance of the department and achievement of agreed strategy

Key Performance Indicators
To liaise with all relevant departments
To report to the head regularly on Control and Compliance issues at meetings and at other times. Issues raised/discussed at departmental meetings and other meetings must be reported
To provide such information to the head of unit as required in order to assess the performance of the department and achievement of agreed strategy

BSc/MSc degree in Finance, Accounting, Law or a related field.
3-4 years? experience with responsibilities like those of this role
Previous experience in Financial Services and General knowledge of Financial Markets
Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise;
The ability to work as part of a team and to build strong working relationships;
Outstanding interpersonal and influencing skills; a good team player;
Strong communication skills; written and verbal
Thorough understanding of compliance risk and issues and their management
Proven competence in Control and Compliance Management
Ability to prioritize projects and identify internal and external resources necessary to reach objectives
Ability lead others in formulating and articulating key strategic objectives internally and externally
Ability to see big picture and handle the detail of the role
Excellent change management and negotiation skills
Excellent organisational and project management skill
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong Attention to details
Qualifications and membership in relevant professional body is an added advantage.

Applicants should send their CV to: with the relevant position applied for as heading.

DUE DATE: 25 March, 2019


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