First Bank is truly the first in Nigeria and one of the best in Africa. Regarding service delivery and customer service, they are on top. They are also one of the best when it comes to professionalism.
The bank is also one of the largest employers if labour in the Nigerian banking industry today. They have branches in virtually all the states in the country. They open the door to Nigerians who are dynamic, self-motivated, energetic and highly competent once in a while when employment opportunities show up.
The bank is the leading financial service organization in Nigeria in all sense of the word. It is a tier-1 financial institution and also the largest in Nigeria.
General requirements for recruitments
The bank usually gives age limit to specific job openings. For example, any new intake into the bank for some of the lowest cadre employments is not expected to be older than 27 years of age. They also insist that anyone coming in must have completed NYSC and the person must provide valid NYSC certificate.
Before anyone can be employed for one of the lowest cadres in the bank, such an individual must possess a minimum of Second Class Lower degree from a recognized university or an Upper Credit from a recognized polytechnic at HND level.
The individual to be considered worthy of employment must possess excellent communication skills. Also, the person is expected to have a very strong interpersonal relationship. The individual should also have excellent management skills.
The analytical skills of the person must be honed too and he or she must be a result-oriented and self-driven individual. Also, the person must be highly innovative and must have excellent skills in solving problems.
In virtually every job opening at First Bank, they insist on employing good team players and someone that has a lot of familiarity with global financial developments and trends. Also, they insist on the person being able to use Power Point, Word processors, Ms Excel and related computer programs.
Application for First Bank jobs is done online. They usually provide recruitment information on their e-recruitment portal where you can easily log in and fill the recruitment form. Make sure you also attach all required documents before you submit the form. Each of the applicants is required to also provide minimum of two references while filling the application form. The references are preferably senior civil servants, Traditional rulers, Local Government Chairmen, top ranking police officers and the like. You should fill the form on time, considering the fact that application usually ends about 2 weeks after the date of posting the recruitment information on their website. Their e-recruitment portal is at
You should fill the form on time, considering the fact that application usually ends about 2 weeks after the date of posting the recruitment information on their website. Their e-recruitment portal is at http://e-recruiter.ng/portal/firstbankgtp.
After registration, the appropriate department will go through the forms submitted and contact those that qualify and them for further recruitment exercise. You should make sure all required documents are submitted along with the application. You should ensure make sure only true documents are submitted since the institution always carry out background check to determine reliability of documents submitted.