Team Lead (Investors Relations) – UBA Group

Job Description

Job Description

CANDIDATE’S PROFILE: Our ideal candidate must have good knowledge of financial markets and has completed CFA with a minimum of 8 years of experience in investor relations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in the formulation of UBA’s investor relations policies, objectives & initiatives.
  • Participate in the bank’s drive to attract more investments from identified target groups.
  • Contribute to the development of an active relationship with existing and potential investors and external investment analysis (both buy and sell-side).
  • Manage reporting calendar, including roadshows, meetings, results announcements and conference calls.
  • Organize meetings with independent shareholder associations in preparation for annual general meetings (AGM).
  • Monitor Nigeria and international press for accuracy of reporting investors relation issues & internal dissemination as appropriate.
  • Responsible for ensuring the timely production of quality annual reports and other internal reports (including monthly departmental reports, quarterly board reports, company fact sheets etc.).
  • Liaise with UBA registrars to ensure the needs of retail shareholders are being effectively dealt with.
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of investor relations materials to existing and potential investors.
  • Act as a resource within UBA to help guide effective public disclosure consistent with regulatory and best practice guidelines.
  • Assist Head, Strategy & Performance Management in shareholder targeting and analysis.
  • Work on influencing sell-side coverage towards ensuring more followers and more publishing from followers.
  • Maintain an accurate and updated database of analysts, institutional investors and other contacts that are critical to investors’ relations core function.
  • Prepare ad hoc press releases as appropriate.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by Head, Strategy & Performance Management.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • Financial markets.
  • Accounting & corporate finance.
  • Financial institutions regulations.
  • Relationship management.
  • Public Relations.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Leadership skills
  • Organization & coordination skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Accounting knowledge
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication (oral & written) especially with external audiences

QUALIFICATION:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in any financial related discipline, preferably also have completed CFA, similar financial markets qualification.
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of related experience.

WHAT WE EXPECT FROM YOU:

  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity and responsibility.
  • Highly organised, proactive, ability to work independently and take ownership of tasks assigned.
  • Team player with the ability to work under pressure and ability to work with a wide variety of people and maintain an excellent business relationship.
  • High sense of confidentiality and discreteness.

WHAT YOU SHOULD EXPECT FROM US:

  • Our corporate culture is defined by our core values. We do not just train our people to be the best in the job, we also offer encouragement, recognition, and rewards.
  • Whatever level you are at in your career, we offer plenty of opportunities and support to build a rewarding career at UBA.
  • Here in UBA, our employees are our greatest assets and so we built a recognition and reward system that boosts productivity and enhances staff retention, instituting a culture of meritocracy.
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