Technology Lead Business Analyst at CITIBANK

Technology Lead Business Analyst at CITIBANK – TDPel Jobs

Citi has been doing business in Nigeria since 1984. The bank formerly operated under the name Nigeria International Bank Limited, but was renamed to Citibank Nigeria Limited (Citi Nigeria) in 2008 to fully align with Citi’s global brand and identity.

The bank has a strategic business focus in Nigeria specializing mainly in Corporate Banking and servicing mostly corporate clients. Citi Nigeria offers a broad range of services, including global transaction services, sales and trading, corporate finance and investment banking services to corporate and commercial customers, financial institutions (including other banks) and public sector organizations.

Within the industry, Citi is known for its innovation as it has successfully leveraged its global network and extensive knowledge base to offer its Nigerian clients innovative products and services.

Businesses

The bank offers a broad range of services, including transaction services, sales and trading, corporate finance and investment banking services to corporate and commercial customers, financial institutions (including other banks) and public sector organizations.

In August 2008, Citi launched its Direct Custody and Clearing Services in Nigeria, the 53rd market on its proprietary network – the largest in the world. The DCC business will facilitate business transactions for clients and investors looking to do business in Nigeria.

With 12 branches across the country, Citi Nigeria continues to develop innovative products and services for its customers in and around strategic locations.

Sustainability

At Citi Nigeria, we are committed to the needs of the communities in which we operate. By driving sustainability through corporate citizenship, we have developed an Environmental and Social Risk Management (ESRM) Policy, which includes categorization requirements, environmental due diligence, elevated review and approval requirements for the following transaction types:

corporate and government loans
project finance
equity transactions
acquisition finance
letters of credit
bid and performance bonds
project finance advisory mandates
In 2003, Citi was pivotal to the development of the global Equator principles. These standards serve as a voluntary set of guidelines for managing environmental and social risk issues. They are utilized for the funding of development programs such as project financing and advisory with capital costs of over US$10 million.

It is important to state that these principles have been vetted by the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation (IFC). Similarly, Citi has implemented guidelines to manage risks in corporate loans, debt securities and underwritings greater than US$50 million where use of proceeds is known.

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Corporate Social Responsibility

Citi Nigeria is very active in community activities in Nigeria. As part of the Citigroup family, the bank, through its global charitable arm, Citi Foundation, supports various non-government organizations (NGOs) in Nigeria.

The Citi Foundation is committed to enhancing economic opportunities for underserved individuals and families in the communities where we work throughout the world. Globally, the Citi Foundation is focusing its giving on microfinance and micro entrepreneurship, which helps individuals become economically self-sufficient; small and growing businesses leading to economic expansion and job creation; education, which prepares young people for personal and professional success; financial education, which helps individuals make informed financial decisions; and the environment with a focus on sustainable enterprises that generate jobs and stimulate economic growth while preserving the environment.

In 2013, continuing Citi’s long-standing tradition of supporting local communities in which we do business, Citibank Nigeria Limited’s Board of Directors approved charitable donations of over $95,000 to more than 30 charitable organizations across Nigeria.

In 2012, Citi Nigeria and Citi Foundation disbursed grants of more than $320,000 (USD) to Nigerian NGOs to support programs such as micro entrepreneurship, financial education, and youth education. The recipients of the grants include Junior Achievement Nigeria, LEAP Africa, Fate Foundation, Hope Worldwide Nigeria and Growing Businesses Foundation.

In 2011, in line with the strategic initiatives of the Central Bank of Nigeria and the economic development goals of the Federal Government, Citi launched the Citi Microenterprise Development for Rural Farmers Initiative (CMDRFI). The program began with a pilot in Gabasawa LGA, Kano where over 100 farmers were selected and participated in financial literacy programs after which they were provided low interest loans to support and grow their farming businesses.

Annually, the bank holds its Global Community Day activities. All staff of the bank (globally) are encouraged to volunteer and do community work on the day. More than 500 people participated in last year’s global community day activities in Lagos, Abuja and Port-Harcourt.

Local Branch Expansion

Citibank Nigeria has 12 direct branches and more than 1,500 partner bank locations strategically situated across the country, enabling proximity to our clients, and allowing us to be responsive to their needs. Also, through Citi’s innovative electronic banking platform, CitiDirect®, our clients are able to transact business with us at any time of the day, even from the comfort of their offices.Reference No.: 21298313
Job Family Group: Technology
Job Category: Business Analysis / Client Services

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Job Overview

Citi’s technology team is growing at lightning speed, and we’re looking for talented technologists to help build the future of global banking. Our teams are creating innovations used across the globe – we’re changing the way people bank and how the world does business.
Citi’s technology team supports business operations in 100+ countries, across multiple lines of business spanning both Institutional and retail businesses. The group works to optimize the IT environment by standardizing production platforms, reducing complexity, and introducing innovative solutions that provide new business capabilities, reduce total cost of ownership, and create a competitive advantage for Citi. Join an environment with a laser focus on growth and progress, and take your career to the next level through the power of Citi’s unmatched globality and vast expertise.

Success Profile:

As the world’s most global bank, Citi gives you the tools to be a trailblazer. We’re not just building technology, we’re building the future of banking. With thousands of employees located around the globe, we are an international team encompassing a broad range of teams, roles, and cultures, and we invite you to come and join us!

Responsibiliities

The IT Business Senior Analyst is an intermediate-level position responsible for liaising between business users and technologists to exchange information in a concise, logical and understandable way in coordination with the Technology team.
The overall objective of this role is to contribute to continuous iterative exploration and investigation of business performance and other measures to gain insight and drive business planning.

The Responsibilities Are:

Formulate and define systems scope and objectives for complex projects and foster communication between business leaders and IT
Consult with users and clients to solve complex system issues/problems through in-depth evaluation of business processes, systems and industry standards and recommends solutions
Support system change processes from requirements through implementation and provide input based on analysis of information
Consult with business clients to determine system functional specifications and provides user and operational support
Identify and communicate risks and impacts, considering business implications of the application of technology to the current business environment
Act as advisor or coach to new or lower level analysts and work as a team to achieve business objectives, performing other duties and functions as assigned
Has the ability to operate with a limited level of direct supervision.
Can exercise independence of judgement and autonomy.
Acts as SME to senior stakeholders and /or other team members.
Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm’s reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.

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Qualifications

Minimum of 15 years post-graduation work experience, minimum of 10 years’ experience in banking, and 3yrs. as Senior Manager/equivalent, with experience in at least 3 three (3) major areas of banking operations.
Experience in data analysis with intermediate/advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills
Proven interpersonal, data analysis, diplomatic, management and prioritization skills
Consistently demonstrate clear and concise written and verbal communication
Proven ability to manage multiple activities and build/develop working relationships
Proven self-motivation to take initiative and master new tasks quickly
Demonstrated ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines and approach work methodically with attention to detail

Education

Bachelor’s degree/University degree or equivalent experience.
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