Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Career Opportunities at NIC ASIA Bank

Vacancy Announcement
NIC Asia Bank is one of the most reputed and No. 1 commercial bank in the country in terms of brand equity and footprints. The Bank is currently on a lookout for a dynamic, result oriented, pragmatic, self-motivated and passionate candidates to join us in following position:

1. Job Grade: Assistant / Senior Assistant/ Supervisor/ Junior Officer/ Officer / Senior Officer
> Department: Digital Partnership
> Job Code: DeptDP01 01
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidate is responsible for exploring avenues of digital partnership with cross functional business relationship and on-boarding customer into digital ecosystem of the Bank. The position involves preparing digital partnership strategy and implementing a roadmap for a suite of products covering next 5-7 years’ vision in mind for digital payments landscape.

2. Job Grade: Supervisor/Junior Officer/Officer/Senior Officer

> Department: Digital Partnership – Card Associations
> Job Code: DeptDP02 02
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidate is responsible for exploring and executing avenues of partnership with card association (VISA/Master Card/Union Pay, etc). The position requires agile mindset with well – versed knowledge on commonly used payment industry terms and concepts. The candidate shall conduct research on consumer behavior and industry trends to design and develop innovative products in issuance and acquiring of card networks.

3. Job Grade: Supervisor/Junior Officer/Officer/Senior Officer
> Department: Digital Partnership – Billers/ ISP
> Job Code: DeptDP03 03
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidate is responsible for exploring and executing avenues of partnership with various utility providers such as ISP, School, Water Supply, etc and designing, developing and implementing unified payment eco-system within Bank’s own application. The position requires agile mindset and interlinking ability with sales and marketing team to increase digital payment on utility sector.

4. Job Grade: Supervisor/Junior Officer/Officer/Senior Officer

> Department: Digital Partnership – Financial Ecosystem
> Job Code: DeptDP04 04
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidate is responsible for exploring and executing avenues of partnership with various Financial and Non-Financial Institutions, Fintech and Wallet companies and building strategic and technical integration for cross domain partnership. The position requires agile mindset, technical aptitude, experience of working with modern web APIs, Open Banking, and ability to articulate to both technical and non-technical audiences building business strategy and roadmap for suite of digital payment products covering the next 2-3 years’ vision in mind for digital payment landscape.

5. Job Grade: Supervisor/ Junior Officer/ Officer/ Senior Officer
> Department: Digital Partnership – Software Aggregator
> Job Code: DeptDP05 05
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidate is responsible for exploring and executing avenues of partnership with various Software Aggregators in various business domains such as Health/School/Water Supply, etc. The position requires agile mindset with well-versed knowledge on Modern API’s and ability to work with technical and non-technical audiences.

6. Job Grade: Supervisor/Junior Officer/Officer/Senior Officer
> Department: In Charge- Digital Adoption and Channel Migration

Job Code: DeptDB01 06
> Location: Province 1 (Base Station: Biratnagar)
> Required Number: Few

Job Code: DeptDB02 07
> Location: Province 2 (Base Station: Birgunj)
> Required Number: Few

Job Code: DeptDB03 09
> Location: Bagmati Province (Base Station: Kathmandu)
> Required Number: Few

Job Code: DeptDB04 09
> Location: Gandaki Province (Base Station: Pokhara)
> Required Number: Few

Job Code: DeptDB05 010
> Location: Lumbini Province (Base Station: Butwal)
> Required Number: Few

Job Code: DeptDB06 011
> Location: Karnali Province (Base Station: Surkhet)
> Required Number: 1

Job Code: DeptDB07 012
> Location: Sudurpashchim Province (Base Station: Dhangadi)
> Required Number: 1

The candidate is responsible for developing and executing strategies, plan and tactics to strategically promote Bank’s capabilities and experience in both our digital banking platform and physical network, and build customer segments and drive customer adoption of digital channels and continued engagement with self-service digital channel for day to day transaction. The candidate plays an integral role in designing, delivering and promoting a leading omni-channel customer experience as well as influencing the mindset and behavior of customers and employee to take full advantage of the digital channel experience, using right channels for right need. The candidate will be an integral member of Bank’s digital transformation taskforce and the key responsibilities will include effective implementation of customer on-boarding platform, lending platform and customer service request platform using various digital channels of the Bank in liaison with technology and marketing teams, and achieve channel migration target of the Bank. The candidate is required to frequent travelling to branches and sub-province offices to connect, engage and aware customers as well as train and groom staffs of branches and province/sub-province offices for digital adoption.

7. Job Grade: Supervisor/Junior Officer/Officer/ Senior Officer

> Department: EFT Switch
> Job Code: DeptEAE01 013
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidate should have knowledge of Card Switch, ATMs and POS Terminals and other payment banking technologies and should be able to implement upgrades or changes to the Card Switch, ATMs and POS Terminals for performance, security or business benefits. This position requires monitoring the performance of the Card Switch, ATMs, POS Terminals and payment channels to ensure smooth running of these systems.

8. Job Grade: Senior Assistant/Supervisor/Junior Officer/Officer

> Department: Website and Chatbot
> Job Code: DeptDB08 014
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidate is required to design, develop and implement the Bank’s website and chatbot as a means of digital marketing channel. The candidate is responsible for building brand awareness, business leads generation and conversion, delightful customer experience by designing and building state of art website and robust AI enabled chatbot.

9. Job Grade: Officer/Senior Officer/ Assistant Manager

> Department: SWIFT
> Job Code: DeptEAE02 015
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidate is responsible to track, monitor and evaluate the (SWIFT) performance of different verticals against set goals and benchmarks preparation of reports and recommending to establish appropriate assurance framework.

10. Job Grade: Officer/Senior Officer/ Assistant Manager
> Department: experience Enrichment
> Job Code: DeptEAE03 016
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidate is responsible for designing and implementing effective communication plans and activities, through social media and related channel to communicate the Bank’s offering of products and services to the customers as well as handling their queries. The candidate should be highly-geared self-starter with strong business acumen and should possess sound ability to communicate effectively with the customers.

11. Job Grade: Officer/Senior Officer/ Assistant Manager
> Department: Channel Support Ecosystem
> Job Code: DeptSC01 017
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidate for this job position is responsible for business development, continuously innovating, driving creative solutions, delivering value added customized payment services for merchants and card members & payment business. The candidate is expected to monitor national and international card trends to guide innovation and generate new ideas on product innovation and to ensure that cards and operation business are aware of cutting edge innovation and technology. The candidate for this position should have sound knowledge in cards and its technical functionalities and also have knowledge of market trend in terms of new trends in card business.

12. Job Grade: Supervisor/Junior Officer/Officer Department
> Department: In Charge – Digital Sales

Job Code:DeptDBProv1 018
> Location: Province 1 (Base Station: Biratnagar)
> Required Number: Few

Job Code:DeptDBProv2 019
> Location: Province 2 (Base Station: Birgunj)
> Required Number: Few

Job Code:DeptDBProv3 020
> Location: Bagmati Province (Base Station: Kathmandu)
> Required Number: Few

Job Code:DeptDBProv4 021
> Location: Gandaki Province (Base Station: Pokhara)
> Required Number: Few

Job Code:DeptDBProv5 022
> Location: Lumbini Province (Base Station: Butwal)
> Required Number: Few

Job Code:DeptDBProv6 023
> Location: Karnali Province (Base Station: Surkhet)
> Required Number: Few

Job Code:DeptDBProv7 024
> Location: Sudurpashchim Province (Base Station: Dhangadhi)
> Required Number: Few

The candidate is responsible for marketing and onboarding of merchants for deployment of Bank’s POS and QR code at merchants’ locations and nurturing business relationship with an objective to enhance and sustained digital transactions through digital touchpoints. The candidate shall be responsible for generating sufficient business transactions from their digital touchpoints and providing feedback and market intelligence to the marketing team for formulation of various marketing campaigns and schemes with an objective to secure business targets. The candidate having prior experience in marketing in reputed organization would be an advantage.

13. Chartered Accountants

a. Job Grade: Chartered Accountants – Officer/Senior Officer/ Assistant Manager
> Department: Business Process Reengineering
> Job Code: DeptCA01 025
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidate for this job position requires an ability to support and enhance end to end business processes with an experience in process mapping and process reengineering in areas including, but not limited to current business processes and business systems integration. The candidate must have strong written and verbal communication skills along with an aptitude for end to end process definition, documentation, problem solving and analytical thinking. The candidate is expected to direct and implement the Bank’s innovative research and development objectives and initiatives towards achievement of strategic goals, research and development.

b. Job Grade: Chartered Accountants – Officer/Senior Officer/ Assistant Manager

> Department: Risk Management
> Job Code: DeptCA01 026
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidate is responsible to appreciate and accept challenging risk management target and have an ambition to excel. The candidate is expected to support in devising the strong internal risk control mechanism as well as to recommend triggers and limits and report to management about adequacy and effectiveness of the policies, processes, systems, models and limits and be capable of developing a full-fledged and robust Risk Management system throughout the Bank for robust Risk identification and measurement, risk mitigation and risk monitoring throughout the bank’s business.

c. Job Grade: Chartered Accountants – Officer/Senior Officer/ Assistant Manager

> Department: Finance
> Job Code: DeptCA03 027
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidate for this job should be fully acquainted with strategic financial management including but not limited to formulation of annual strategic financial plans based on bank’s long term strategy and vision, undertaking monthly/quarterly review of strategic plans with in-depth variance analysis along with root cause, regulatory reporting and resource optimization practices. The candidates should possess sound knowledge of NRB Directives, taxations, prevailing laws applicable to financial sector and NFRS/IFRS. The candidate should be a team player with an ability to handle independent assignments.

d. Job Grade: Chartered Accountants – Officer/Senior Officer/ Assistant Manager

> Department: Internal Audit
> Job Code: DeptCA04 028
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidate for this job should be fully acquainted with overall banking including credit & operations functions. The candidate should possess knowledge of NRB Directives, prevailing laws applicable to financial sector & prevailing accounting standards. The Candidate is required to assist in developing an annual audit plan using an appropriate risk based methodology including any risks or control concerns identified by management.

e. Job Grade: Chartered Accountants – Officer/Senior Officer/ Assistant Manager
> Department: Experience Support / Branch Operation
> Job Code: DeptCA05 029
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

f. Job Grade: Chartered Accountants – Officer/Senior Officer/ Assistant Manager
> Department: Compliance
> Job Code: DeptCA06 030
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

This position requires working under the oversight and guidance of Head Compliance to provide assurance to all the stakeholders regarding the development and implementation of effective strategies, global best practices and instill compliance culture within the bank. The incumbent should have sound and in-depth knowledge of various regulatory requirements including Anti-Money Laundering / Combating Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT). The candidate should have good communication skill and demonstrate leadership skill in enhancing the capacity of the staffs. Candidate with working experience in the Compliance Function shall be preferred.

g. Job Grade: Chartered Accountants – Officer/Senior Officer/ Assistant Manager
> Department: DNA & Talent Management (Human Resource Management)
> Job Code: DeptCA07 031
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidate for this job position is responsible towards fulfillment of Bank’s objective along with positive attitude, desire to learn, motivate the team towards the healthy functioning of the Bank. The candidates shall be responsible to actively search, creatively design and implement robust mechanism to enrich the experience of Human Resource of the Bank. The candidates should have an ability to plan, develop, evaluate and implement the excellence standards to ensure the employee delight and experience of Human Resources to an excellent level and should have sound knowledge of national and international best practices of HR policies and procedures while having quality of analytical thinking and proactive approach to work in motivating and creative environment.

h. Job Grade: Chartered Accountants – Officer/Senior Officer/ Assistant Manager

> Department: General Administration and Project
> Job Code: DeptCA08 032
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidate for this job position is expected to be well-versed with General Administration related activities and is expected to implement all policies and procedures for procurement, cash controls, procurement activities and payments, asset/resource management, logistics management and general administrative functions. The candidates shall also be responsible for coordinating the internal resources and vendors for the flawless execution of projects and prepare separate project plan along with detailed timeline for upcoming projects within deadline

i. Job Grade: Officer/Senior Officer/ Assistant Manager
> Department: Loan Recovery Chartered Accountants
> Job Code: DeptCA09 033
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidate should be responsible to appreciate and accept challenging risk management target and have an ambition to excel. The candidate is expected to support in devising the strong recovery control mechanism as well as to recommend triggers and limits and report to management about adequacy and effectiveness of recovery practices and strategies adopted by the Bank.

14. Semi Qualified Chartered Accountants

a. Job Grade: Contractual
> Department: Business Process Reengineering
> Job Code: DeptSQ01 034
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidate for this job position requires an ability to support and enhance end to end business processes with an experience in process mapping and process reengineering in areas including, but not limited to current business processes and business systems integration. The candidate must have strong written and verbal communication skills along with an aptitude for end to end process definition, documentation, problem solving and analytical thinking. The candidate is expected to direct and implement the Bank’s innovative research and development objectives and initiatives towards achievement of strategic goals, research and development.

b. Job Grade: Contractual
> Department: Risk Management
> Job Code: DeptSQ02 035
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidates should be responsible to appreciate and accept challenging risk management target and have an ambition to excel. The candidate is expected to support in devising the strong internal risk control mechanism as well as to recommend triggers and limits and report to management about adequacy and effectiveness of the policies, processes, systems, models and limits and be capable of developing a full-fledged and robust Risk Management system throughout the Bank for robust Risk identification and measurement, risk mitigation and risk monitoring throughout the bank’s business.

c. Job Grade: Contractual

> Department: Finance
> Job Code: DeptSQ03 036
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidates for this job should be fully acquainted with strategic financial management including but not limited to formulation of annual strategic financial plans based on bank’s long term strategy and vision, undertaking monthly/quarterly review of strategic plans with in depth variance analysis along with root cause, regulatory reporting and resource optimization practices. The candidates should possess sound knowledge of NRB Directives, taxations, prevailing laws applicable to financial sector and NFRS/IFRS. The candidate should be a team player with an ability to handle independent assignments.

d. Job Grade: Contractual
> Department: Internal Audit Department
> Job Code: DeptSQ04 037
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidates for this job should be fully acquainted with overall banking including credit & operations functions. The candidates should possess knowledge of NRB Directives, prevailing laws applicable to financial sector & prevailing accounting standards. The Candidate is required to assist in developing an annual audit plan using an appropriate risk based methodology including any risks or control concerns identified by management.

e. Job Grade: Contractual
> Department: Experience Support / Branch Operation Department
> Job Code: DeptSQ04 038
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

This position is responsible to manage overall operation/ support systems of the Bank and improve operational effectiveness and turnaround time and enhance experience enrichments. The candidate is expected to oversee the operational/ support activities of the Branches/ Extension Counters spread across the country and supervise operation/ support managers in performing the activities effectively and efficiently. The candidate should have sound knowledge regarding operations of branches/ extension counters.

f. Job Grade: Contractual
> Department: Compliance Department
> Job Code: DeptSQ05 039
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

This position requires working under the oversight and guidance of Head Compliance to provide assurance to all the stakeholders regarding the development and implementation of effective strategies, global best practices and instill compliance culture within the bank. The incumbent should have sound and in-depth knowledge of various regulatory requirements including Anti-Money Laundering / Combating Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT). The candidate should have good communication skill and demonstrate leadership skill in enhancing the capacity of the staffs. Candidate with working experience in the Compliance Function shall be preferred.

15. Industrial Trainees
The applicant should be eligible for Industrial Trainee as per the rules and regulation of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN).

a. Department: Business Process Reengineering
> Job Code: DeptInd 01 040
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidate should be a self-starter with an ability to learn quickly and reflect and adopt learnings in accomplishing the given assignments by the mentor. The candidate must have strong written and verbal communication skills along with an aptitude for end to end process definition, documentation, problem solving and analytical thinking. The candidate is expected to be a team player and assist in implementation of the Bank’s innovative research and development action plans and initiatives towards achievement of strategic goals, research and development.

b. Department: Risk Management
> Department: DeptInd 02 041
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidate should be a self-starter with an ability to learn quickly and reflect and adopt learnings in accomplishing the given assignments by the mentor. The candidate is expected to support in implementation of internal risk control systems and mechanism across the Bank level and prepare risk review reports highlighting about adequacy and effectiveness of overall risk management policies, processes, systems, models and limits.

c. Department: Finance
> Job Code: DeptInd 03 042
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidate should be a self-starter with an ability to learn quickly and reflect and adopt learnings in accomplishing the given assignments by the mentor. The candidates for this job is expected to assist in preparation of annual strategic financial plans and their periodic reviews, variance analysis, preparation of performance reports of different business verticals, and support in overall financial management. The candidates should possess sound knowledge of NRB Directives, taxations, prevailing laws applicable to financial sector and NFRS/IFRS.

d. Department: Internal Audit

> Job Code: DeptInd 04 043
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidate should be a self-starter with an ability to learn quickly and reflect and adopt learnings in accomplishing the given assignments by the mentor. The candidate is expected to be aware of overall banking practices and norms including credit and operations. The candidates should possess working knowledge of NRB Directives, prevailing laws applicable to financial sector and accounting standards.

e. Department: Compliance
> Job Code: DeptInd 05 044
> Location: Kathmandu
> Required Number: Few

The candidate should be a self-starter with an ability to learn quickly and reflect and adopt learnings in accomplishing the given assignments by the mentor. The candidate should have working knowledge of various regulatory requirements including Anti-Money Laundering / Combating Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT). The candidate should have good communication skill and demonstrate leadership skill in enhancing the capacity of the staffs.

Eligibility Criteria for Assistant Manager
> Proven experience with an excellent track record in leading, managing and inspiring a team of dynamic professionals.
> At least 5 years of banking related experience in domestic / international banks or in related field having completed Master’s Degree and for bachelor’s Degree candidate must have 10 years of experience in banking or related field.
> Preferably Master’s Degree but not less than Bachelor’s Degree in Management / IT-Management, Engineering/Computer Science or related field.
> Age not below 25 and not exceeding 50 years as of March 03, 2021

Eligibility Criteria for Junior Officer / Officer / Senior Officer
> Preferably Master’s Degree but not less than Bachelor’s Degree in Management / IT-Management, Engineering, Computer Science or related field.
> At least five years of banking experience or in related field.
> Age not below 21 and not exceeding 40 years as of March 03, 2021

Eligibility Criteria for Senior Assistant / Supervisor
> Bachelor’s Degree in Management / IT-Management / Engineering / Computer Science or related field.
> At least 2 years of banking experience or in related field.
> Age not below 18 and not exceeding 35 years as of March 03, 2021

Eligibility Criteria for Chartered Accountant
> Candidate should have completed Final Course of Charted Accountancy from ICAN/ICAI.
> In case of applying for the position of Senior Officer and Assistant Manager, the candidate must have at least 5 years of experience in banking or in related field.
> Age not below 21 and not exceeding 40 years as of March 03, 2021

Eligibility Criteria for Semi-Qualified Chartered Accountant
> Candidate must have attended final examination of Chartered Accountancy from ICAN/ICAI.
> The Candidate must have complete the required article-ship as prescribed by the ICAN/ICAI.

Eligibility Criteria for Industrial Trainee

> Must have completed 2 years of Articleship Training and be eligible for industrial trainee as per rules and regulations of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN).

Instructions of apply:

> Candidate is mandatorily required to mention the job code of the vacancy they are applying for in the application.
> Candidate need to submit a separate application for each job code and candidate can submit multiple applications for different job codes.
> Canvassing at any state of the process will lead to automatic disqualification.

The candidate need to apply for a specific position and location as per their preference under the vacancy and multiple applications for the position at multiple department/location is also allowed.

Documentary evidence related to qualification and experience shall be sought from the shortlisted candidates.

The Bank reserves the right to reject any application without assigning any reason whatsoever.


HOW TO APPLY

The deadline for application is February is March 03, 2021.

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* vacancy published on The Himalayan Times, 17 February 2021


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