Why FirstBank?

FirstBank brings together the strengths of personal, corporate, retail, private and business banking

10 Reasons why you should build your career in FirstBank

Join one of the largest talent sourcing organisations in Nigeria, across the Sub-Saharan Africa and beyond; a Bank where people are recognised as the most valuable resource on which competitive advantage is built and which acknowledges the quality/contribution of its people to the overall corporate goals and objectives. Ultimately, the following 10 strong reasons are key motivators to build your career with us:

The Number One Bank

FirstBank is the #1 Brand in Nigeria’s financial services sector and falls within the top 500 global banking brands.


The largest and most successful
Tier-1 Bank

Historically, we are the largest and most successful Tier-1 Bank in Nigeria in terms of profit, balance sheet, revenue and branch network in Nigeria.


The Most Valuable Bank​

FirstBank is ranked as the “Most Valuable Bank Brand in Nigeria”, for five times in a row (2011 – 2015) by The Banker Magazine of Financial Times & Brand Finance; “Best indigenous company to work in Nigeria 2014” and “Best financial services company to work for in Nigeria 2014” by Great Place to Work Institute.


Unparalleled in Leadership

We have an unparalleled reputation for leadership, strength and stability; and consistently marked as # 1 most trusted Bank in Independent Customer Surveys.


Built on Inclusion​

FirstBank is an “Equal Opportunity Employer” underpinned by strong institutional processes, diversity and inclusion practice and corporate governance.


Invested in People​

FirstBank offers continuous learning and development opportunities through our corporate University - FirstAcademy- to equip staff with required skills and competencies to perform optimally in their respective job functions.


Competitive Benefits​

Offers highly competitive compensation packages aimed at attracting and retaining high-performing and energetic people across various functional areas with the organisation.


Enabling Work Culture

FirstBank creates an enabling work culture and environment with recognition and respect for individuals.


Professional Support​

Provides support for professional development, especially acquisitions of globally accredited certifications e.g. ACCA, CFA, ITIL, CISA, ICAN, CIBN, CIPD etc.


A History of Excellence​

FirstBank is the oldest existing, yet dynamic financial institution in Nigeria (established in 1894), a partner to the government and regarded as a nation builder. FirstBank has produced two CBN governors and several top government officials.


The Best Place to Work

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