Asset & Resource Management Company Ltd (ARM) Available Positions [4 Positions]

Posted on :

12 Mar, 2019

Category :

Executive Mgt Jobs in Nigeria, Finance Jobs in Nigeria, Management Jobs in Nigeria, Project Jobs in Nigeria

ARM Life is the insurance subsidiary of Asset & Resource Management Company Ltd (ARM). Its parent company, ARM is one of the largest non-bank financial services firms in Nigeria with a focus on asset management. Established in 1994, ARM started operations as a traditional asset management company specialising in the management of quoted equities and fixed income securities. We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Manager (Mixta Africa)
Location
: Ikoyi, Lagos
Reports to: Project Director – MAHCS, Country MD
Overview

  • Oversee the construction and execution phases of all in-country projects

Key Interactions:

  • Senior Construction Associate, Senior Procurement and Contracting Associate, Senior Design Associate, Site Construction Associate

Main Responsibilities

  • To lead on all construction aspects of the company’s projects, providing strategic and professional guidance to the construction team
  • Ensure optimised process for contracting and project approval
  • Manage the project team including architects, engineers, workplace consultants, construction managers and administrative support.
  • Develop schedules and budgets for assigned projects.
  • Identify and evaluates alternative solutions to best meet program goals.
  • Prepare detailed construction cost estimates and documentation (e.g. PFR, PAR) for project
  • Track contract and construction performance from start till completion
  • Participate in or oversee the pre-qualification and bid evaluation process for consultants, contractors, and other outside vendors and selects vendors.
  • Reporting to the Company on matters in relation to the performance of projects against contract requirements.
  • Oversee the development of designs to ensure they are high quality, in-line with company strategy and delivered on time
  • Coordinate with design and construction standards to resolve any design issue arising during construction
  • Ensure compliance with design for all projects on construction site.
  • Responsible for ensuring that project managers:
  • Ensure all technical work is carried out within the approved budgets
  • Assist at all times in maintaining a safe working environment within Company workplaces, and applying the Company Health & Safety Policy for their own, their colleagues, third parties and the public’s benefit.

Deliverables:

  • Capacity investment plans
  • Existing capacity allocation plan
  • Country operating model plan and review

Time Allocation:

  • Technical 90%
  • Administrative 10%

KPIs
Operations:

  • Cost effectiveness of projects: Proportion of projects at high that were achieved value for money than expected (20%)
  • Issues causing contract disputes, termination and liquidity before due date-% of contracts with issues arising, disputes, termination and liquidity before due date against procurement’s total signed contracts each year (15%)
  • Lead time from Request for Quote to contract award- Shows the lead time from RFQ to award of contract (15%)
  • Savings generated- Measured as a % unit cost reduction as compared to budget. (20%)

Reports and Processes:

  • Timeliness of deliverables (reports and projects) – percentage of deliverables that are delivered to the target audience as per the agreed deadlines (5%)
  • Quality of deliverables – percentage of deliverables that meet or exceed expectation (5%)

Management:

  • Quality of coordination with relevant departments (5%)
  • Feedback – The annual average rating from 360-degree surveys launched (15%)

Requirements

  • 10+ construction related experience
  • Undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in an Engineering field (structural, electrical, mechanical)
  • An advanced degree in engineering or a related field is also strongly preferred
  • Experience in managing large scale projects within the real estate sector.

Skills:

  • Excellent understanding of the construction industry
  • Ability to manage several large scale projects at the same time
  • Gathers information nationally and internationally about what could be; visualises the future and assesses what needs to change; thinks strategically, considers wider effects thoroughly, including customers, shareholders and people; promotes and builds enthusiasm for the vision.
  • Balances the needs of the stakeholder triangle; assimilates and analyses relevant information; identifies core principles, and applies them consistently to decisions; identifies and mitigates risks; creative in providing solutions; owns decisions.
  • Good planning/project management skills
  • Exceptional negotiation, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of key processes and phases in construction (Structure, M&E, Finishing)
  • Deep understanding of corporate functions like procurement and contracting, budget and planning, and de-bottlenecking other corporate processes
  • Proficient in creating and understanding a planning schedule and work break down structure
  • Outstanding people leadership and management skills. Ability to drive change management across the organization
  • Superior communication skills, both verbal and oral
  • Sets milestones and timeframes to achieve objectives and operational requirements; determines priorities and allocates responsibilities and manages workflow; establishes measures and monitoring systems; monitors unit and individual performance, putting (joint) action plans in place to address areas of non-compliance; anticipates hurdles and has contingency plans to get around them.

 

Job Title: Business Development Manager (ARM Investment Manager)
Location:
 Lagos
Job Objective(s)

  • The Position Holder is responsible for acquiring and maintaining high-value business relationships across focus market segments of institutional, High Net-worth Individuals (HNIs), and mass-affluent segments through the provision of superior investment advice to clientele, optimal structuring of their portfolio to meet both their short to long-term objectives, with the aim of driving FUM growth, achieving set business targets, and overall client satisfaction.
  • Strategic Initiatives Responsible for supporting the implementation of strategic initiatives that sustain / improve the organization’s competitive advantage within its operating environment.
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) as prescribed by Supervisor

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Business Development Development of business prospects across the company’s entire spectrum of the company’s target segments, by undertaking the initiation and development of business proposals and aggressive sales pitching for business solicitation from existing and prospective customers.
  • Strategic Account Acquisition Aggressive identification, prioritizing, and management of corporate relationships with strategic partners that have sufficient reach to provide business development results for the business
  • Sales Reporting Prepare periodic and adhoc reports showing trends, and current state of managed portfolio of funds under management, sales projections, as well as key lessons learnt.
  • Monitoring of Macro-economic Trends Continuously monitor developments in the macro-economic environment in general and in the financial service sector in particular with a view to taking advantage of the emerging opportunities and minimize the potential threats to our business e.g. changes in clients’ needs and values, competitor activities, regulatory changes, tax laws etc.
  • Applying advanced knowledge of financial products, services, and strategies to provide a holistic advice. The financial products include traditional and non-traditional investment such as:
    • Diversified Array of Mutual funds
    • Local & Offshore Equities and Fixed Income Investments
    • Customized Portfolio Management Services
    • Specialized Funds i.e Private Equity, Hospitality and Retail & Infrastructure Funds
    • Real Estate Fund & Direct Real Estate Investments (Retail to Upscale)
  • Conducting comprehensive reviews to analyze financial data and provide recommendations for modifications based on client’s risk tolerance, goals, objectives and individual preferences.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university.
  • Minimum of 4 – 6 years of professional working experience in the financial service industry
  • Relevant experience in Investment/Wealth Management or Financial Services
  • Strong business acumen to be able to recognize and interpret commercial opportunities
  • Must have demonstrated ability to create sales/relationship opportunities with clients, prospects and consultants within the institutional segment
  • Must have excellent presentation skills and in-depth product and broad investment knowledge
  • Familiarity and existing relationships with local and offshore institutional mandates.
  • Ability to quickly comprehend and filter complex information. This is often required within a short timeframe, as clients will generally look to you for input on a wide range of topics, some of which will be time-sensitive and may be confidential.

 

Job Title: Senior Treasury Associate
Location: 
Lagos, NG
Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure adequate liquidity is available to meet strategic objectives and financial obligations
  • Oversee cash management banking and financial institution relationships. Negotiate bank and service fees. Implement new bank technologies, products and services to improve cash cycle and simplify company operations.
  • Manage the disbursement and collection process to and from country offices
  • Minimise the cost of capital for the company
  • Manage the risk from interest rates, and other forms of exposure (e.g., foreign exchange) in line with strategy and risk appetite
  • Ensuring that the company’s cash flow is adequate to allow it to operate effectively
  • Evaluate alternative long-term borrowing strategies and make recommendations in accordance with the capital structure guidelines
  • Forecast cash payments and anticipating challenges arising from limited cash flow and perform financial modelling
  • Ensure compliance with internal controls, policies and procedures. Develop and monitor treasury operational policies.

Deliverables:

  • Capital and liquidity report
  • Disbursement and collection process plan

Time Allocation:

  • Liquidity management-60%
  • Domestic fundraising -20%
  • Agency relationships-15%
  • Administrative-5%

KPIs
Business Performance:

  • Interest expense as a percentage of sales – total interest payments made by the
  • Group in the last financial year as a percentage of total sales (15%)
  • Growth rate in interest expense – percentage growth rate in value of interest payments made by the Group in the last financial year (15%)
  • Debt to total assets ratio – the ratio of total debt to total assets (15%)
  • Number of credit rating upgrades in the last financial year – total number of times the Group’s credit rating was upgraded in the last financial year (15%)
  • Number of credit rating downgrades in the last financial year – total number of times the Group’s credit rating was downgraded in the last financial year (10%)

Reports and Processes:

  • Timeliness of management reports – percentage of management reports that are delivered to the target audience as per the agreed deadlines (5%)
  • Quality of Management Reports – Variance between expected and actual cash flow, liquidity requirements, etc. (5%)
  • Timeliness of processes – on time disbursement and repayments of funds to country office (5%)

Management:

  • Direct report feedback – the annual average rating from 360-degree surveys launched to direct reports (10%)
  • Feedback from direct leader – qualitative judgement (5%)

Skills:

  • Excellent understanding of real estate market and financial needs
  • Knowledge of investment portfolio strategy, bankin, and financial instruments
  • Knowledge of treasury software expertise is a plus
  • Thorough understanding of the principles and application of good corporate governance, business and operational risk and control processes and procedures
  • Gathers information nationally and internationally about what could be; visualises the future and assesses what needs to change; thinks strategically, considers wider effects thoroughly, including customers, shareholders and people; promotes and builds enthusiasm for the vision.
  • Balances the needs of the stakeholder triangle; assimilates and analyses relevant information; identifies core principles, and applies them consistently to decisions; identifies and mitigates risks; creative in providing solutions; owns decisions.
  • Good planning/project management skills
  • Exceptional negotiation, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Outstanding people leadership and management skills. Ability to drive change management across the organisation
  • Superior communication skills, both verbal and oral
  • Sets milestones and timeframes to achieve objectives and operational requirements; determines priorities and allocates responsibilities and manages workflow; establishes measures and monitoring systems; monitors unit and individual performance, putting (joint) action plans in place to address areas of non-compliance; anticipates hurdles and has contingency plans to get around them

Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related field is required
  • Advanced degree (MBA) or Chartered Financial Analyst certification (CFA) preferred
  • 10 years of professional experience; 3-5 years of experience within a similar role
  • Experience In Focus Country Preferred
  • 10+ project management experience
  • Undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in business management
  • Experience in managing large scale projects within the real estate sector

 

Job Title: Risk Analyst
Location:
 Lagos
Job Summary

  • Assisting in identifying, analyzing, managing and preventing risks in the Firm’s existing and new businesses, products, operating models and developing/enhancing controls to prevent risk.
  • Assisting in managing enterprise-wide risks through the design and implementation of business-specific frameworks and best practice policies and procedures.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Engage in day-to-day identification, measurement and reporting of risk positions.
  • Continuous identification of likely risk areas and recommending remedial actions to address such exposures.
  • From time to time, work with the Internal Audit team to assess compliance of the business unit with corporate policies, internal procedures, and key regulations governing unit’s activities.
  • Review audit reports to identify risk areas across the organisation.
  • Assist businesses in defining relevant business practices, both at the strategic and operational levels, that would assist businesses in carrying out their operations in a manner that supports them staying within defined risk appetite.
  • Ensure prompt reporting of risk exposures/positions and provide advice on possible resolution of critical issues.
  • Prepare monthly asset and liability management reports and periodic ALCO related report and data analysis from time to time.
  • Monitor credit risk exposures and provide periodic credit risk reports.
  • Generate and disseminate market & investment risk position reports including compliance exception reports.
  • Carry out operational risk management analysis and resolution, as may be required from time to time.
  • Facilitate strategic risk assessment sessions with key business units and compile risk register and risk matrix for dissemination to attendees.
  • Design and review risk policies and framework.
  • Ensure smooth implementation of defined risk policies.
  • Ensure continuous improvement to risk policies, procedures and methodologies.
  • Engage in risk management training, workshops, town hall meetings and other form of risk awareness sessions for staff members.
  • Prepare necessary risk disclosure reports, such as IFRS 7 reports, as well as other reports that might be required by key stakeholders from time to time.
  • Prepare risk reports for individual risk areas as well as aggregated position for internal stakeholders, such as Senior Management and Unit Heads.

Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Between One (1) to three (3) years of relevant experience in the financial services sector.
  • First degree in Business, Accounting or other finance related discipline.
  • A professional qualification or a master’s degree would be an added advantage.

Competency and Skills Requirements:

  • Knowledge of the local and global financial service industry dynamics including regulations, legislations and operating environment.
  • Understanding of risk and return, indicators and risk management techniques as well as trading and pricing derivatives.
  • Ability to apply technical aspects of financial services regulation to practical business scenarios.
  • Knowledge of market risk concepts; knowledge of financial, systems and process audit.
  • Good financial accounting and budgeting skills.
  • Understanding of non-bank financial service operations, policies and procedures.
  • Problem solving and analytical abilities inclusive of statistics, data analysis and technical skills
  • Experience with automated financial systems, including a general ledger and financial reporting software (such as Oracle, Bloomberg, Hi-port etc)
  • Good knowledge of MS Excel as an analytical tool and other MS Office Applications, including macro driven processes
  • Integrity and good decision-making ability.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Good communication, interpersonal, presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Self motivated with a strong drive, and commitment to achieving agreed objectives.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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