Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Graduate and Non-Graduate Recruitment 2020

Three centers Excellence intended to be the best graduate training centers in finance-related disciplines have been established by a reputable Nigerian public institution in three locations. The aim is to ensure availability of adequate and skilled manpower for the Nigerian financial system and the Nigerian Economy. Consequently, the centers seek to hire competent professionals to fills the vacancies below as they prepare for take-off.


JOB ROLE: Executive Assistant/Administrative Officer

JOB OBJECTIVE: To provide functional and efficient administration and secretarial support
at the Centre.

LOCATION: Enugu, Ibadan, Zaria

• Coordinate the activities of the Centre staff and Report to the Director of the Centre
• Handle mails: Attends to incoming and outgoing mails and files accordingly
• Prepare and edit documents composes and types routine correspondences;
• Transcribes, proofs and edits correspondence composed by the Director
• Maintains calendar and Plan meetings: Maintains the calendar, notifies the Director of changes; Sets up meetings as instructed or as required, notifying all parties
• Attends to visitors: Welcoming guests, replying to their queries, and directing them to
appropriate persons
• Takes notes as directed and produces notes accordingly
• Manage telephone calls, supply and get data and directly talks to suitable persons
• Maintain inventory-track office supplies and orders replacement as required.
• Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Director.

• Good communication, customer service, and relationship building skills
• Extensive secretarial and clerical work experience
• Expertise in word processing, database and spreadsheet software
• Good understanding of office practices and methods
• Team working skills•

Attention to details

• Organisation and time management skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office
• Basic knowledge of Finance
Minimum of a Second-Class Bachelor’s Degree/Higher National Diploma in Public Administration, Management or other related fields.
• Possession of NYSC Discharge Certificate
• Experience in administration will be an added advantage.



JOB ROLE: Accountant

JOB OBJECTIVE: To assist the Director in tracking incomes from and payments to internal and external stakeholders, preparing Centre budget, auditing financial transactions and documents, and processing tax payments and returns.

LOCATIONS: Enugu, Ibadan, Zaria

• Manage all accounting transactions
• Prepare Centre budgets
• Prepare financial statements in time
• Handle monthly, quarterly and annual closings
• Reconcile accounts payable and receivable
• Ensure timely bank payments
• Compute taxes and prepare tax returns
• Prepares Income and Expenditure statements
• Report on the Centre’s financial health and liquidity
• Audit financial transactions and documents
• Reinforce financial data confidentiality and conduct database backups when
• Comply with financial policies and regulations.

• Work experience as an Accountant
• Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
• Hands-on experience with accounting software

• Advanced MS Excel skills.
• Experience with general ledger functions
• Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills
Minimum of a Second-Class honours degree in Accounting
• Additional certification (ACA, ANAN, ACCA, CPA etc.) is an added advantage.
• Possession of NYSC Discharge Certificate is mandatory.


JOB ROLE: IT Officer/Systems Administrator.

JOB OBJECTIVE: To maintain the Centre’s Management Information Systems and to advise on matters relating to Information and Communication Technology.

LOCATIONS: Enugu, Ibadan, Zaria

• Manage technology services that meet operational requirements of the Centre.
• Serves as the lead IT liaison with senior administration, faculty, staff and students of
the Centre and host university.
• Ensure the availability, performance and security of IT systems and applications at
the Centre.
• Plan, organize, control and evaluate IT and electronic data operations.
• Perform systems, network, communications and data base management and
• Set up, configure and maintain computer systems and issue password and login.
• Prepare tender specifications and advise on the selection of computer hardware and
software, as required.
• Co-ordinate repairs and preventive maintenance of hardware and systems software.
• Provide inputs to the design, development, implementation and updating of the
website of the Centre of Excellence.
• Carry out internal audits of the quality systems of the Centre.
• Maintains currency of knowledge with respect to relevant state-of-the-art technology,
equipment, and/or systems.
• Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

• Proven working experience as an IT manager or relevant experience
• Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis and of computer
hardware/software systems

Expertise in data centre management and data governance
• Hands-on experience with computer networks, network administration and network
• Ability to foster a cooperative work environment ,including managing personnel
Minimum of a Second-Class honours degree in Computer Science/Management
Information Technology
• Possession of NYSC Discharge certificate



JOB ROLE: Librarian

JOB OBJECTIVE: Provide a range of library services that meet the learning, information,
leisure, and cultural needs of students and to provide teaching staff with appropriate curriculum/teaching support material.

LOCATION: Enugu, Ibadan, Zaria

• Develop, implement, evaluate, and maintain library strategies and policies in consultation with students and staff that fully reflect the educational aims and objectives of the Centre of Excellence.
• Select, maintain and manage all resources and stock within the library facilities.
• Guide and assist students and teaching staff to make the best use of the library
services and facilities within the Centre and host universities.
• Maintain a high level of resource awareness in relation to relevant courses and
subject areas and support teaching staff in the effective delivery of the curriculum.
• Liaise with teaching staff to develop a stock selection policy that ensures the
provision of relevant resources to cover all areas of the curriculum, and abilities.
• Participate in the planning and development of programmes for information handling
skills and literacy within the CoE and contribute actively to the delivery of such programmes.
• Develop and deliver induction training and other training programmes for new and existing users of the library services and facilities.
• Stage displays of materials to highlight current affairs, topical issues and particular aspects or areas of the curriculum.
• Promote library services across the Centres and encourage students and teaching staff to make use of library resources effectively.
• Assist with archiving and displaying information and materials.

• Ensure that students and staff are familiar with the use of enquiry and circulation features of the library management systems.
• Arrange library resources and materials in a way that promotes effective retrieval, including the systematic indexing, classification and cataloguing of all library resources and materials. Disseminate information relating to resources to pupils and
teaching staff as appropriate.
• Carry out the routine procedures associated with the ordering, receipt and distribution of materials and the payment of invoices.
• Prepare materials and collections for use, distribution or disposal.
• Carry out routine procedures associated with the request system and inter-library loans.
• Set up and reorganise library facilities as required, including moving and
reorganising stock, materials and resources.
• Design and implement library technologies (library management system, subject/research guide system, electronic resources management) to enhance library services.
• Develop electronic collection for the centre comprising eBooks, e-journals,
databases, data and statistical sources to enable users access current scholarly
resources remotely.

Minimum of a Second-Class Honors Degree in Library Science. A Masters’ degree will be an advantage.
• Possession of NYSC Discharge Certificate
• Work experience – five years minimum.



JOB ROLE: Office Assistant

JOB OBJECTIVE: To provide administrative and clerical support to ensure the efficient operation of the Centre.

LOCATION: Enugu, Ibadan, Zaria

• Organize office and assist associates in ways that optimize procedures
• Sort and distribute communications in a timely manner
• Create and update records ensuring accuracy and validity of information
• Schedule and plan meetings and appointments
• Monitor level of supplies and handle shortages
• Resolve office-related malfunctions and respond to requests or issues
• Coordinate with other centres to ensure compliance with established policies
• Maintain trusting relationships with suppliers, customers and colleagues
• Perform receptionist duties when needed
• Perform other administrative support tasks as may be assigned by the Director or Executive Assistant

National Diploma or NCE with 5 credits in SSCE/WASC including Math and English Language or 5 credits in SSCE/WASC including Math and English Language
• 1-3 years of relevant experience in an office setting, preferably in an administrative or clerical role.

• Thorough understanding of office management procedures.
• Excellent organizational and time management skills.
• Analytical abilities and aptitude in problem-solving.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including strong spelling, grammar, and punctuation
• Proficiency in MS Office
• Must be committed to providing outstanding customer service and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Proficient computer skills and ability to operate general office equipment
• Teamwork
• Confidentiality


JOB ROLE: Motor Driver

JOB OBJECTIVE: To transport people, goods or products from one place to the next

LOCATION: Enugu, Ibadan, Zaria
• Practice safe driving habits
• Follow all state and national safety regulations and standards
• Accurately follow routes, maps, and directions
• Open vehicle doors and assist passengers
• Load cargo and baggage
• Keep exterior of vehicle clean and presentable
• Maintain vehicle equipment; replace oil, fill gas tank, perform general motor vehicle
maintenance as needed for safety
• Clean windows, windshields, and mirrors as needed
• Keep interior of vehicle clean of debris and clutter
• Load and unload vehicle
• Collect payments, document amount, and offer receipts when necessary
• Complete documentation such as logs, mileage, or cargo and passenger reports
• Follow schedules and rerouting in a timely manner when faced with traffic or

• Demonstrate safe driving practices
• Able to follow verbal directions, read maps, follow GPS
• Able to work well alone
• Reliable and punctual with dedicated professionalism to job and duties
• Able to adapt to changing schedules or routines
• Excellent communication and time management skills

• Able to assist passengers when needed
• Organized and able to follow a schedule
• Focused on customer service
• Positive attitude and professional demeanor
• High school diploma or equivalent; relevant experience or knowledge, skills, and
mental ability, equivalent to 2 years of high school education
• Valid driver’s license (Class E) and clean driving record
• Must be able to pass criminal background check
• Physically able to lift and carry object up from 30 to 50 pounds
• Physically able to reach, stretch, bend, and sit for long periods of time during daily
• Previous professional experience driving preferred; training may be provided
• Able to work night, weekends, and holidays as needed
• Have knowledge of basic security measures/skills
• Possession of WAEC or NECO with five credits including English language, and
Trade Test I, II, & III is an added advantage.

Applicants should upload their letters of application, resume/curriculum vitae and credentials on
the website https://cbncpp.org within two weeks of this publication and indicate clearly the position applied for and the preferred location.

Please note the following:

  • Your letter of application should be in Microsoft Word or PDF and should not exceed 100 kb in size
  • Your curriculum vitae (CV) or resume should be in Microsoft Word or PDF and should not exceed 100 kb in size
  • Please scan ALL your credentials to a SINGLE PDF file for upload. This PDF file containing your credentials should not exceed 2MB.
  • Kindly avoid multiple submissions as duplicate entries would be disqualified.


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