Ecobank elevates over 1,000 employees
The management of Ecobank Nigeria Limited has announced the promotion of more than one thousand staff. The promotion exercise, which affected about 30 per cent of core employees of the bank, is in line with its commitment to reward excellence and exceptional performance. The promoted staff cut across all cadres of the workforce.
Also, the bank has commenced a graduates’ recruitment exercise that will give opportunity to several hundreds of young Nigerians to join the workforce within the next few years starting from 2018 through a structured training programme that will prepare them as next generation of leaders in the banking industry.
Managing Director of Ecobank Nigeria, Charles Kie, who announced the development in Lagos, stated that it was part of the bank’s roadmap to leadership targeted at making the bank one of the top three banks in Nigeria within the next five years.
He stated that the bank was fully committed to rewarding excellence and will continue to take appropriate positive actions in line with international best practice to sustain excellence in its work force.
Kie stressed that Ecobank Nigeria would also continue to simplify and digitize its operations to better serve its customers.This exercise is part of steps taken by the bank to realign its work force for better efficiency in line with best practices. Our people are our greatest asset, as they allow us to maintain high service quality standards, constantly improve on customer satisfaction and enhance our brand experience” Kie said.
The promoted members of staff were selected through an appraisal exercise conducted using an in-house developed performance management system, which uses both financial and non-financial metrics.
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