The Nigeria banking sector is the largest employer of labour in Nigeria. We are looking at banking jobs in Nigeria 2020/2021.
Available Banking jobs positions in Nigeria
Banks in Nigeria do employ yearly. Most especially, commercial banks are in habit of employing every year or biyearly.
I know about some microfinance banks that employed twice in a year.
We always post available banking jobs in Nigeria here every now and then.
Here are some available banking jobs positions in Nigeria.
This is a great way for fresh graduates to begin their career in banking.
This role or job is meant for fresh graduate leavers who just completed their post-secondary education.
As a graduate trainee, you can work in any department depending on your capacity and interest.
There are some requirements for you to qualify for this position.
You will need to undergo training that always lasts for months upon been successful in this training, you’ll be integrated into a department. Failure to pass this training always lead to termination of appointment.
Loan officers hold a key role in the banking sector.
They function almost in all departments, they work as client acquisition officer/ Marketers, they work as recovery officers, they also work as collection/ teller officers on some occasions. What a role!
We always post about loan officers jobs in this website.
The role of digital marketers can not be over-emphasized as far as the banking sector is concerned.
They ensure customers subscribe to the brand. They’re also in charge of media and external communications.
Internal control Officers
Internal control officers are also a pillar of the bank, they ensure things are done the appropriate way.
Sometimes, people called them “watchdogs”. They sometimes work as CIO or simply say investigation officers.
They are trained to be perfect. This department needs a trustworthy and articulate staff.
With the help of USSD code you can transfer your money from one bank to another or from one geographic location to another.
IT officers makes this possible for us. They are the big brain behind our POS and ATM functionality.
IT officers are in high demand in the banking sector. If you’re IT savvy, then, there’s a banking job waiting for you.
Banks are in high demand for data Analysts these days.
They help to analyze data so as to manage the behavior of their clients.
One of the high demand for banking jobs is a data analyst. This skill is not always earned through a degree, you can master this skill through free online training sites such as Udemy, Coursera, etc.
Cashiers/ Teller officers
There is always a place for cashiers/ tellers in the banking sector.
Though, several reports suggest that this position wouldn’t be available in the nearest future due to the development of artificial intelligence which can be easily integrated to replace their jobs.
In my own opinion, robots can’t perform better than humans. Moreover, someone will still need to operate these machines to function well.
They also lack human feelings which might spoil business for the big brands if they’re fully utilized.
Customers Service Officers
Customer service officers are the beauty queens and kings sitting close to Cashiers/ Teller officers in the banking hall.
They attend to all issues and inquiries. They also help in opening of accounts.
There are banking jobs available for customer service officers in Nigeria.
Administrators/ Human resources Officers
This position is crucial for the full functioning of the bank.
They are those faces many job seekers don’t like seeing as they always ask difficult questions.
They always want the best for the company.
Sometimes I always considered them as owners of the bank or company. That’s why I always addressed them as “employer of Labour”.
In some of my cover letters, you’ll see this sentence “I will add great value to your company”. I always forget they are not the owner of the business.
How to apply for Banking jobs in Nigeria
Don’t pay anyone to apply for banking jobs in Nigeria.
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Most of the banking jobs in Nigeria are posted here from time to time. Follow this steps to apply for banking jobs:
- Click on the advertised job.
- Follow the link to apply
- Create your profile and attach your CV
- Click on submit button
- Wait for follow up message
Banking jobs in Nigeria recruitments Guide 2020
For different roles, they’re requirements specific. If you’re considering banking jobs in Nigeria.
The following are basic requirements:
- You must be residents in Nigeria or permitted to work in Nigeria.
- For entry-level / Graduate Trainee role, you must be between 24 and 30years of age. Bank’s age requirements differ though. That’s why we give you a range.
- Candidates must possess O’level results such as WAEC, NECO, GCE, or NABTEB with a minimum of 5credits passed including English and Mathematics at a maximum of two (2) sittings.
- You must be a graduate of a recognised university or polytechnic.
- Candidate must possess NYSC discharge or exception certificate.
- You must graduate with 2:2 and above.
- Candidate must possess recognised means of identification such as National ID card, International passport, permanent voters card, and/ or driver’s license.
- You must pass the aptitude tests and interviews conducted by the bank.
Banking jobs recruitments portals
Many banks are not currently recruiting but you can subscribe to our page to keep you posted when these jobs are available.
We will only cover banks in Nigeria where you can drop your CV or submit your application online.
A member of the recruiting team will contact you.
Access Bank: This is Access Bank recruitment portal https://www.accessbankplc.com/pages/careers/recruitment-process.aspx or submits your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
First Bank: You can check for lists of available jobs in First Bank recruitment portal through this link: https://firstbankng.taleo.net/careersection/fbnex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en
Zenith Bank: Zenith bank recruitment portal is https://www.zenithbank.com/careers/
Wema Bank: Wema bank Recruitment portal is https://www.wemabank.com/careers/apply/
GT Bank: see GT Bank recruitment portal
Sterling Bank: See the list of available bank jobs at sterling bank https://sterling.ng/about/careers/
Stanbic IBTC Bank: See list of available jobs at Stanbic Bank https://www.stanbicibtc.com/Nigeria/AboutUs/Careers
Polaris Bank: See Polaris Bank recruitment portal https://www.polarisbanklimited.com/careers/apply-now/
Some people has been called for interview through this process before, some even got job through this means.
UBA Bank: See UBA recruitment portal https://www.ubagroup.com/about-uba/careers/recruitment/
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I get banking jobs in Nigeria?
You can get banking jobs by following these steps:
- Visit www.careeracada.com
- Find available banking jobs
- Click on Apply button
- Fill in the form or submit your CV through your mail.
- Wait for follow-up mail
Which course is the best for banking jobs in Nigeria?
Banking and finance is the best course for banking jobs in Nigeria. However, any discipline can apply and work in a bank.
What are the available bank jobs now?
You can always check this site for updates of banks recruiting now.
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Adeyinka is the founder and content creator at Career Acada. He’s a technology expert and web developer. He holds a degree in Genetics and loves impacting life for a better society.