Wema Bank Listed Among 25 Best Companies to Work, with Career Growth Prospects
WEMA Bank Nigeria Plc, Nigeria’s leading innovative financial institution has been named among the best companies in Nigeria for individuals looking to build their careers for long-term success.
A reputable digital career marketplace platform, LinkedIn, released its second Top Companies Nigeria List, which features 25 organisations across various industries, including finance, oil and gas, power, Information Technology (IT), telecoms, and food and beverages. Wema Bank is among six banking institutions that made it to the list.
LinkedIn used a unique set of data to rank the best workplaces for career growth, with particular focus on career progression in a post-COVID-19 world. The criteria include ability to advance, skills development, company stability, external opportunity, company affinity, gender diversity, educational background and employer presence in the country.
Speaking, Wema Bank’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (MD/CEO), Moruf Oseni, attributed the bank’s success to the believe that people are the most crucial element of its existence as a leading financial services entity.
According to him, Wema Bank fosters an environment that empowers its employees to innovate, take risks, and make decisions. He said: “When individuals in an organisation are given the power to maximise their potential, and the results are visible to all, it would serve to attract the best and brightest talents the market has to offer.
“We have led the digital banking revolution in the country with innovations like ALAT, Africa’s first fully digital bank, among others, but we are not resting on our oars.
“We will keep innovating, building our technology infrastructure, and recruiting the best future-ready talent in achieving our vision of not only returning to Tier 1 status among Nigerian banks, but also becoming the dominant digital platform in Africa, delivering seamless financial services to our customers.”
LinkedIn acknowledged Wema Bank’s strengths in digital and commercial banking, robotics, Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and service offerings to individuals, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), as well as large corporations in placing the organisation on its list.