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    Dutch Desk Manager at Access Bank Plc

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    Access Bank Plc is recruiting suitable candidates to fill in the position of a Dutch Desk Manager.

    Access Bank Plc is a financial institution with presence in 9 countries in Africa and the United Kingdom and in all major cities in Nigeria. Also referred to as the Africa's Bank of Best Practice, Access Bank operates on a platform of strong ethics, governance and professionalism.

    We are recruiting to fill the position below:

    Job Title: Dutch Desk Manager

    Organization: Access Bank Plc

    Job Identification: Full-time

    Location: Nigeria

    Job Profile

    • The Dutch Desk manager is responsible for establishing and maintaining contacts with the local Dutch business community.
    • You oversee and lead effective relationships across industry players like SMEs, Corporates and other stakeholders.
    • You are a financial advisor as well as a strategic partner for clients and other stakeholders to help identify challenges and guide companies to effective access to finance.
    • You will report to the Executive Director, Commercial Banking Division of Access Bank.
    • You will work in close contact with the existing German Desk of DEG / Access Bank and the Business Banking team of Access Bank.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Actively monitor local market developments in the Dutch SME and Corporate financing area.
    • Organize, participate in internal/external events and prepare relevant promotional presentations and other materials as and when required;
    • Manage relationships with stakeholders and ensure effective and follow-up of business leads;
    • Understand clients’ overall business requirements and strategic objectives.
    • Coordinate relevant internal processes and ensure smooth cooperation with Access Bank services (legal, risk management, compliance etc.) in the context of new portfolio transactions;
    • Communicate regularly with key client contacts and ensure operational excellence.
    • Work with clients to document project needs and requirements.
    • Contribute to the creation of proposals and presentations to existing clients.
    • Facilitate internal and external meetings and manage meeting summaries as needed.
    • Stay current on processes and timelines to ensure projects progress in a timely manner.
    • Identify opportunities, issues, and other inflection points.
    • Contribute to company innovation, knowledge base, and marketing/sales efforts.

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in a related field. Relevant Master's Degree will be an advantage.
    • 5-10 years working experience in the field of commercial banking, including trade finance.
    • Proven knowledge of Dutch and Nigerian culture
    • Affinity with impact investing
    • Ability to build productive internal and external working relationships and build a network in an international environment, take up opportunities independently and can create a support for this.
    • Self-starting mentality and an eagerness to be part of a new team and business
    • Demonstrated resourcefulness, strong work ethic, attention to detail, and self-motivation.
    • Ability to understand clients’ business models and extrapolate opportunities.
    • Proficiency with business software (e.g. the Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
    • Excellent knowledge of English and Dutch both oral and written. Good knowledge of the Nigerian languages would constitute a distinct advantage;
    • Willing to travel as needed.

    About Company

    Access Bank Plc

    Job Information

    Status: Open Job type: Full Time Years of experience: 3 Salary: ₦100000 - ₦300000 /Per Month Publish date: 17 Apr 2021

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