Managing Director/CEO

Al Hayat Microfinance Bank

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A non-interest unit microfinance bank requires the service of an experienced banker to fill the position of Managing Director. The desired candidate will

Job Description:

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the bank.
  • Generate substantial deposits from new and existing relationships
  • Execute the decisions of the Board of Directors. 
  • Participate in the hiring and supervision of the senior management team.
  • Create and implement a framework for the operation of an effective senior management team
  • Ensure that the organization follows best practices for internal control and risk management.
  • Operate in a fiscally responsible manner within agreed budget parameters.
  • Ensure sound financial recording /reporting.
  • Lead the identification of target market segments and develop strategies for growth.
  • Lead the business teams to maximize productivity and performance.
  • Facilitate and present periodic business performance
  • Perform other responsibilities assigned by the board of directors.
  • The MD/CEO will be the first representative of the organization and have the overall responsibility to plan, organize and control all of the day-to-day activities of the microfinance bank.
  • At all times, the MD/CEO will be responsible to the Board of Directors.
  • He or she will be responsible for the formation and approval of the Bank’s  strategy by the board of directors

Job Requirement:

  • He must have Working and sound knowledge of Islamic banking/non – interest banking
  • He must possess MCIB
  • Minimum of 10years experience in the banking industry with 5 years in a senior management position. Prior microfinance bank experience will be an added advantage.
  • Must have a high sense of responsibility, accountability, integrity and ethical standards.
  • Must have strong business acumen, maturity and tact, including the ability to relate to highest levels of management of financial institutions.
  • Good understanding of regulatory requirements
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Applicant must be innovative, vibrant and conversant with relevant IT tools and application
  • Experience in Islamic Finance is a must




Al Hayat Microfinance Bank

Job Level

Executive (Director/CEO/CFO/COO)




Banking / Finance / Insurance

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

10 - 15 years


₦180,000.00 ‐ ₦300,000.00 per month