How to Apply For Team Lead, Innovation System Manager (ISM)

FirstBank Nigeria Limited through her department for recruitment is calling on qualified and interested applicants to apply for the position of Team Lead, Innovation System Manager (ISM). Read further for the objective, description and how to apply for Team Lead, Innovation System Manager (ISM) at FirstBank Nigeria.

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The objective of a Team Lead, Innovation System Manager (ISM) is to coordinate the implementation of the Bank’s innovation system which comprises all initiatives that will support the propagation of an innovative culture within the bank. Another objective include to coordinate activities in the preparation of the quarterly innovation committee meetings and engagement of committee members and other key stakeholders.


The following are the job description of a Team Lead, Innovation System Manager (ISM)

  • Firstly, to manage the day to day operations of the Bank’s internal idea management plan (imagin8)
  • Secondly, will design and manage periodic innovation challenges as scheduled.
  • Also responsible to review and evaluate submissions to innovation challenges within approved timelines.
  • Duties of engaging Business stakeholders with pre-evaluated submission and also identify submissions that will be accepted for implementation.
  • More so, will conduct periodic reviews of ideas accepted for implementation in line with agreed timelines and also present detailed report detailing status update for these ideas.
  • Will proactively manage initiatives that are at risk of falling behind approved timelines and further devise contingency plans to increase likelihood of schedule delivering.
  • To liaise with the M&CC department of the bank to develop and also manage the rollout of a yearly holistic communication / engagement plan to drive awareness and also engagement with all stakeholders.
  • Responsible to manage the implementation of the Bank’s Innovation Rewards and other Recognitions framework.
  • Duty of identifying idea submissions that qualify for reward and also work with FINCON to ensure disbursement of rewards are done timely.
  • Will give regular / periodic update and also communication of Imagin8 leader board which showcase top ideators.
  • To liaise with the FirstBank First Academy to ensure more Innovation training curriculum is up to date every year and further effectively send out across the bank.
  • More so, regular review of the impact of all the Innovation training curriculum to ensure expected training outcomes are attained.
  • Furthermore, to coordinate the scheduling of regular Innovation committee meetings and also ensure adequate preparations are made to ensure successful meetings.
  • The duty of ensuring meeting minutes and all action points are well captured and also communicated promptly to all meeting participants.
  • To supervise the activities of innovation analysts or other project team members and also enabler teams working on assigned projects.
  • Lastly, to perform any other duties as will be assigned by the Head, Enterprise Innovation and Team Leads.


  • Applicant must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division (grade of 2.2)
  • Also, project Management Certification will be an added advantage for those who have.


  • Applicant must have at least two years of working experience in the banking sector or any Fintech ecosystems.
  • Must also have an experience with business analysis.
  • Applicants must also have experience with modelling techniques and methods
  • Must have experience with supporting idea generation and also management process.
  • Lastly, applicant should have the experience in the implementation of innovation initiatives, managing transformation, and further change management or other strategic projects will be a plus.


  • Job Identification – 727
  • Application Posting Date – 11 / June / 2024
  • Application Closing Date – 25 / June / 2024
  • Job Schedule – Full Time
  • Job Locations – Samuel Asabia House, Lagos, Nigeria.

The method of application for firstbank Team Lead, Innovation System Manager (ISM) is ONLINE. APPLY HERE. Use an active email address and a valid phone (GSM) number for your registration process. The above will save as a means of communication from the recruitment agency to the applicants. Only selected applicants shall be shortlisted. Make sure all your details are correct to avoid disqualification. Click to view the step by step procedure on how to apply for firstbank Team Lead, Innovation System Manager (ISM).



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