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Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Adexen is mandated by one of its clients in the financial sector to recruit Deputy Chief Executive Officer. The position is based in South-West, Nigeria.


Our client is a key player in the Financial sector.

Job description

Work closely with the Chief Executive Officer to develop and manage businesses. Participate in making strategic choices to ensure sustainable and profitable growth of the institution.


  • Develop the Institution in line with the strategy and business plan established by the board of directors, and give report on the results.
  • Organize the business development of the institution by ensuring strong and profitable growth of the operations, in line with the institution’s mission and risk management policies.
  • Identify drivers that improve institution’s commercial performance by developing and rolling out new products/services and excellent distribution channels, increasing client satisfaction and loyalty while implementing an organization that boosts productivity for all links in the commercial chain
  • Ensure the expansion of the institution’s branch network in target regions.
  • Contribute to the professional development of key staff at the institution.
  • Enhance relationships with partners (lenders, donors, technical providers) and local authorities (central bank, tax authorities, etc.).


  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related discipline.
  • Minimum of ten years’ professional experience, including five years in an executive position.
  • Experience in managing multi-disciplinary teams within an international group.
  • Experience in a developing country, ideally in Africa.
  • Fluent in English, and preferably French proficiency.
  • Ability to work in multicultural setting.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong analytical writing and presentation skills.

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