FirstBank Call for Applicants in the Management Associate Programme Third Edition
First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) says individuals interested in making a difference in the financial services industry can now apply for the third edition of its management program.
NewsReport indicate that Folake Ani-Mumuney, the bank’s group head of marketing and corporate communications, said in a statement on Wednesday that the ‘FirstBank management associate program (FMAP)’ will last 24 months.
Ani-Mumuney said interested candidates can apply, adding that the deadline for applications is March 24, 2023.
“The FirstBank management associate program (FMAP) is a 24-month fast-track comprehensive program targeted at young, dynamic, and highly-driven individuals that are passionate about making a difference in the financial services industry,” she said.
“The program is designed to build the next generation of leaders to drive the bank’s vision of being Africa’s bank of first choice.”
“FMAP equips participants with an extensive wealth of experience comprising both classroom and real-life work that affords an insightful and balanced insight into the world of work.”
“The program is targeted at high-potential young professionals who possess acute thinking skills, financial and methodical skills, and a distinctive ability to communicate effectively and synthesize ideas, information, and data to aid decision-making.”
Also speaking, Olumuyiwa Olulaja, group head, human capital management and development at FBN, said the program, which is in its third edition, will build the next generation of leaders through their exposure to various opportunities essential to preparing them for the future.
“Since its inauguration in half a decade, we are delighted with the giant strides and impact the initiative has had in promoting the career development of emerging talents in the financial services industry as they are instilled with the tenets and ethics of the banking industry in line with global best practice,” Olulaja said.
The FMAP was launched in 2018 and has successfully trained and onboarded up to fifty talented individuals in two editions (2020 and 2022), the bank said.
It added that the participants have been deployed into strategic roles in the bank and are making a difference in the organization “while we continue to support their leadership growth and development.”