Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, is a leading African corporate and investment bank and part of one of the largest financial services groups in Africa. We offer our clients innovative, value-added advisory, funding, trading, corporate banking and principal investing solutions.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Admin Officer

Job Requisition ID: R15865

Location: Lagos

Job type: Full time

Job Description

  • The administrative unit is responsible for supporting the administrative functions of the Bank.
  • This position  is responsible for smooth daily operations, managing administrative tasks, as well provide support to business units and staff as needed.
  • The Bank Administration Officer plays a key role in operational support duties to ensure the efficient running of the bank’s day-to-day facility management and janitorial service management.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Develop and implement maintenance programs, schedules, and procedures to ensure the proper  functioning and upkeep of the facility including mechanical, electrical, and general infrastructure.
  • Planning and coordinating all installations and refurbishments   
  • Respond and clear queries/enquiries in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate with Business Technology and other support areas to resolve operational and technical issues. 
  • Monitor and analyze inventory levels to ensure optimal levels are maintained while minimizing excess and obsolete inventory. 
  • Manage day-to-day fleet operations, including vehicle assignment, scheduling, fueling, and maintenance to ensure availability and reliability of vehicles for the bank’s operations. 
  • Implement and maintain the organization’s health and safety policies and procedures, ensuring compliance. 
  • Co-ordinate and implement effective emergency procedures in the bank including fire drills, evacuation procedures, raising awareness and accounting for all staff at muster points.
  • Conduct regular inspections to identify maintenance, safety hazards, and required repairs.
  • Deliver excellent service against agreed service standards, delivery standards, and minimal error rates as appropriate.   
  • Coordinate and supervise maintenance staff, contractors, and vendors to ensure work is completed efficiently and in compliance with the policy of the bank.   
  • Develop and implement space management strategies to optimize the utilization of the facility.   
  • Implement and promote sustainable practices within the facility including energy efficiency, waste reduction, recycling, and green initiatives.     
  • Collaborate with different business units to ensure smooth workflow and address operational issues effectively.   


  • Awareness and understanding of the regulatory framework in which the Group operates, and the bregulatory requirements and expectations relevant to the role.
  • Proactively manage risks and establish/monitor controls to improve the overall state of the risk management and operating framework.   
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations and standards to maintain a safe and secure working environment. 


  • Prepare and distribute internal reports as needed to support the decision-making process.   


  • Undertake periodic self-assessments on key controls to assess the proper functioning and adequacy of existing controls. 
  • Highlight significant issues/errors to the Head of Operations.
  • Regulatory compliance refers to compliance with all regulatory agencies, including but not limited to the CBN, FIRS, and South African Reserve Bank (“SARB”). 

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in an Administration role, preferably in a financial institution.
  • Experience in occupational health and safety will be an added advantage.  

Technical Skills: 

  • Proficient in MS Office   
  • Knowledge of the workings of the banking operations including customer service, document control and compliance   
  • A good understanding of typical merchant banking transactions, especially fixed-income and foreign exchange trading, trade finance, structured lending, and corporate finance
  • Organizational and project management skills   
  • Knowledge of CBN banking regulations (including foreign exchange regulations), SEC regulations, and any other regulations about banks and financial services companies   


  • Good judgment and decision-making skills   
  • Attention to detail with strong problem-solving skills.   
  • A high level of pragmatism tempered with the strength to stand firm where necessary. Able to deal with criticism. 
  • High levels of numeracy and literacy are essential.    
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and    
  • Listening, analysis, and debating skills     

Human Relations Profile: 

  • Strong character & integrity paramount.   
  • High degree of self-confidence; pleasant personality; well-presented   
  • Well organized / good time management skills / disciplined/ detail orientated.   
  • Self-starter able to work with minimal supervision.   
  • Strong work ethic and ability to operate in a fast-changing environment (building a business).    
  • Able to work as part of a highly innovative and competitive team, meeting demanding deadlines.
  • A high degree of professionalism and business acumen. 
  • Team oriented.   
  • Flexible when necessary    
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • A strong communicator who is deadline and solutions driven.    


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply

Application Deadline  26th June, 2024.


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