Nigerian Stock Exchange Job Recruitment [5 Positions]

Posted on :

1 Mar, 2018

Category :

Vacancies in Nigeria

he Nigerian Stock Exchange, services the largest economy in Africa, and is championing the development of Africa’s financial markets. The Exchange offers listing and trading services, licensing services, market data solutions, ancillary technology services, and more. It is an open, professional and vibrant exchange, connecting Nigeria, Africa and the world.

The Nigerian Stock Exchange is recruiting to fill the vacant job positions below:

Job Title: Special Assistant to the CEO
Location
: Lagos
Division: CEO
Department: Executive Office
Report to: Chief Executive Officer
Grade: Senior Manager – Principal Manager
Estimated Date Of Resumption: Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Job Summary

  • The Nigerian Stock Exchange (The Exchange) serves the largest economy in Africa, and is championing the development of Africa’s financial markets.
  • The Exchange offers listing and trading services, licensing services, market data solutions, ancillary technology services, and more.
  • It is an open, professional and vibrant exchange, connecting Nigeria, Africa and the world.
  • The Special Assistant (SA) will provide executive support to the CEO of the Exchange.
  • The job holder will also be the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Office of the CEO.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversees a broad variety of administrative tasks for the CEO including: composing and preparing correspondence, arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas
  • Provides support for the CEO regarding advocacy with the Government (Executive, Legislative and Judiciary at the federal, state and local government levels) on various market friendly policies
  • Provides support in preparation for internal and external meetings; attend meetings and follow-up on meeting action points on behalf of the CEO (within and outside the country)
  • Provides members of the Executive Management team leverage in moving projects forward by assisting with information gathering, communicating with different parties, developing and monitoring plans, keeping track of responsibilities etc. Provides a bridge for smooth communication between the Office of the CEO and departments; demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust and support with senior management staff
  • Drafts and disseminate correspondence including letters, memos and emails
  • Prepares briefings for meetings, conferences, press appearances, etc
  • Manages special projects assigned by the CEO
  • Maintains confidentiality on all work issues and opportunities

Qualifications and Experience

  • A Degree in Business Administration or a related field
  • Minimum of 10 years’ relevant experience in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Functional Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Conflict Management
  • Data Management
  • Documents/Records Management
  • Ethics Knowledge
  • Government & Media Relations
  • Information Management
  • Networking
  • Project Management
  • Microsoft Office Packages

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Building Trust
  • Collaboration
  • Decision Making
  • Effective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Influence
  • Inter-Personal Relations
  • Leadership
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Result Oriented
  • Time Management

 

Job Title: Application Developer
Location
: Lagos
Division: Trading Business Division
Department: Market Services Department
Role: Application Developer
Report to: Head-Market Services
Grade: Application Developer
Estimated Date Of Resumption: Monday, April 2, 2018

Job Summary

  • The Nigerian Stock Exchange services the largest economy in Africa, and is championing the development of Africa’s financial markets.
  • The Exchange offers listing and trading services, licensing services, market data solutions, ancillary technology services, and more.
  • The Nigerian Stock Exchange continues to evolve to meet the needs of its valued customers, and to achieve the highest level of competitiveness.
  • It is an open, professional and vibrant exchange, connecting Nigeria, Africa and the world.
  • The Application Developer role is a technology focused role intended to provide software development and analysis services to the NSE.
  • The role sits within the Trading Business division and under the Market Services Department specifically.
  • The role would suit someone with proven experience building production, commercial-quality web based applications (in C# 3.0 and above) that also has proven in depth SQL-Server development experience.
  • Applicants must be comfortable with advanced SQL syntax, SQL Server Business Intelligence development and SQL Server (additional experience with Oracle is highly desirable).
  • The incumbent needs to be flexible and open to new ideas or change with the passion and drive to excel in their career.
  • S/he must recognize the value of agile, iterative development processes, SDLC and have strong OOD and OOA skills.

Requirements
The Application Developer will be expected to have aptitudes, skills, knowledge and experience on the following areas:

  • Demonstrable analytical skills with regard to specifying and detailing business processes and requirements
  • Delivery experience with .NET framework, including C#, ADO.NET, LINQ and ASP.NET
  • Extensive experience with SQL Server (2008/2012)
  • Experience with SQL data business intelligence (OLAP, etc.) preferred
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in HTML and DHTML, JavaScript, CSS
  • Practical experience in Agile development methodologies
  • Ability to work both in a collaborative team environment and independently
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with implementation and testing of DB backups, restores and recovery models
  • Database server deployment design, processes, and day-to-day operations, including monitoring and Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO) using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools
  • Formulation, management and execution of data test strategies, plans and delivery commitments in concert with business and project management efforts
  • Mobile and web service development experience
  • Experience with ticketing systems (e.g.; JIRA, Bugzilla) and managed workflows
  • Experience with SharePoint 2010 and above preferred
  • Strong familiarity with source control systems (e.g. Team Foundation Server)

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S./B.A.), Computer Science or similar
  • Minimum 5 years of application and web application development experience (using the .Net Framework 3.0 and above). Other fields of study are acceptable when combined with strong background or work experience within the financial sector.

Functional Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Concept Development and Execution Management
  • Database Administration
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Information Management
  • Network Planning and Design
  • Software Engineering and Development
  • System Analysis and Design

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Change Management
  • Effective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)
  • Innovation
  • Leadership
  • Problem Solving
  • Result Oriented
  • Time Management

 

Job Title: Team Lead, X-Academy
Location:
 Lagos
Division: CEO
Department: Human Resource Group
Report to: Chief Human Resource Officer
Grade: Manager – Senior Manager
Estimated Date Of Resumption: Monday, April 2, 2018

Job Summary

  • The Nigerian Stock Exchange services the largest economy in Africa, and is championing the development of Africa’s financial markets.
  • The Exchange offers listing and trading services, licensing services, market data solutions, ancillary technology services, and more. It is an open, professional and vibrant exchange, connecting Nigeria, Africa and the world. The X-Academy Team Lead (as a subject matter expert) will drive the overall strategy and end-to-end coordination of the X-Academy.
  • The individual will be responsible for the business operations of the Academy which will include developing and executing marketing plans, developing revenue generating courses, creating awareness for X-Academy programmes, meeting revenue targets of the Academy and establishing new affiliations for partnerships. In addition, the individual will be responsible for designing the learning, development and growth plans for employees and supporting the overall business strategy through various learning and development intervention initiatives of The Exchange including the Graduate Trainee Programme (GTP), Continuous Professional Development, etc. the incumbent will drive corporate and strategic HR priorities with regards to Leadership and Management development, functional competency and organisation wide improvements in Learning and Development etc., through the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of a range of effective development interventions.
  • The role will also have responsibility for the Exchange’s learning and development strategy, Learning Intervention Management, Instructional Design /Development, Competency Development and Management, Career Development, Graduate Trainee Programme, Internship Management, Research/Policy Development, Standard Operating Procedures, budgets and Managing risks associated with the X-Academy function.
  • The incumbent will develop, review and maintain policies, guidelines, and standard operating procedures guiding the X-Academy function as well as conduct regular research and liaising with professionals across various industries to ensure that the activities and initiatives of the X-Academy are in tune with leading global best practices, generate data and required analytics required for decision making.
  • Serving as the X-Academy Team Lead, this position reports to the Chief Human Resource Officer at the Corporate Headquarters.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement Learning and Development strategy and framework to guide the development and growth of employees
  • Partner with the Organization’s Management team to analyze, develop and implement HR development activities to support business needs and objectives in consultation with the OD team and other HR and organization wide stakeholders
  • Design organisation wide strategies and plans to meet learning and development needs, and manage training delivery, measurement and follow-up as necessary
  • Design training courses and programmes necessary to meet training needs, where applicable manage this activity via internal or external providers
  • Develop ad hoc curriculum relevant to critical business initiatives and other departmental / functional needs, and analyse learning evaluation data and metrics to diagnose gaps, identify opportunities and implement changes to ensure content is current, relevant and delivered in the most efficient and effective manner
  • Communicate and collaborate organisation-wide with key stakeholders to improve Human Resource capability and learning resources to deliver best practices, create effective learning solutions and leverage programs and existing resources throughout The Exchange
  • Work with business and function leaders at all levels in the organization to develop and implement courses and curriculums to meet on-going needs of employee groups based on analysis of needs and ensure program sustainability over time
  • Responsible for the delivery of developmental initiatives to staff, including training, coaching and the effective utilization and application of available online resources
  • Support the development of a robust overall HR strategy in support of corporate objectives whilst embedding a continuous improvement culture around HR service delivery
  • Maintain advisory/consultative relationships with subject-matter experts who can provide input to or deliver on Learning and Development initiatives
  • Drive learning and development strategies within the organisation in support of the organisation’s objectives and, working closely with Line Managers, TM and OD teams, and Head-HR to develop a learning intervention initiatives
  • Support The Exchange’s strategy by consulting, challenging, advising and educating business leaders on “best in class” learning and development practices
  • Conduct follow-up studies of all completed learning activities to evaluate and measure results; modify programs as needed; develop effective training materials utilizing a variety of mediums
  • Develop metrics, analytics and reporting based on programs and participants feedback that demonstrates results of learning activities delivered to the business, and ensure highly evolved data analysis & metrics process is in place for ongoing reporting to the organization
  • Gather and analyze data on pre- and post-training feedback/survey and prepare Learning and Development analytics for Management reports
  • Overall coordination of the X-Academy, ensuring the quality of programmes offered by the XAcademy meets the needs of target participants and globally acceptable standards
  • Responsible for promoting programmes offered by the Academy, and ensuring set targets on volume (number of programmes) and value (revenue) are achieved
  • Responsible for the X-Academy budget – preparing, overseeing, managing and tracking spend and revenue generation
  • Conduct quality assurance on all information (both internal & external) pertaining to the X-Academy and its programmes
  • Facilitate content development for instructor led sessions, podcasts, webinars and other e-learning platforms, etc
  • Responsible for managing X-Academy “risk review” wherein key features of X-Academy are itemized, risk mitigators and aggravators are identified, and a risk assessment is performed. Employ continual tracking of key risk indicators (KRIs), such as the allocation/utilization of the learning and development budget per employee, critical needs, “knowledge learning and unlearning process” etc and advise the Chief Human Resource Officer and management appropriately
  • Overall coordination and planning of The Exchange team bonding strategies/initiatives, employee retreats, town hall and divisional meetings, etc
  • Collaborate with the OD team in the implementation of the career development strategy, and connect the career development strategy with the HR Strategy and the Business Strategy
  • Lead and manage the development of different development programs for specific groups of employees and talents, and regularly assess the results of development programs
  • Collaborate with the OD team in leading strategic organization wide projects focused on the development of high potentials and leaders within the organization
  • Implement the organization wide Competency Framework and carry out assessments within adequate and specified timelines
  • Design a platform that enables The Exchange to apply various approaches to effective learning and development, including an approach to organizational wide mentoring and coaching – building our internal capability and ensuring that we build capacity
  • Oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of The Exchange Graduate Trainee Program (GTP) and Continuous Development Programme (CDP)
  • Oversee the coordination and administration of all aspects of the GTP including planning, budgeting, organizing, leading, and controlling program activities by liaising with recruitment vendor, faculty members, training facilitators and other stakeholders as required
  • Plan the delivery of the overall CDP and its activities in accordance with the goals of the program Maintain effective relationships with vendors, consultants, etc. and Service Level Agreements and ensure compliance with terms of service
  • Generate revenue through fee earning courses/programmes of the X-Academy and rental of the Training Facility
  • Perform other HR related duties as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications And Experience

  • HND/ Bachelor Degree in Social Management Science disciplines, preferably in Human Resource Management
  • Membership of a professional body- CIPM,CIPD, NITAD, PMI, SHRM, etc. is an advantage
  • Minimum 7 years of progressively responsible experience in delivering learning and development functions, managing an Academy or HR generalist or specialist experience
  • Two years of project management experience
  • Experience of using a range of psychometric instruments for development purposes and coaching qualification, is desirable
  • Experience in Human Resources Transformation and organizational restructuring
  • Managing HR the function as a Strategic Business Partner, consideration and application of Global Best Practices.

Functional Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Brand Management
  • Business Acumen
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Cost Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Research
  • Networking
  • People Management
  • Resource Management
  • Microsoft Office Packages

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Continuous Development
  • Decision Making
  • Delegation
  • Effective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)
  • Influence
  • Time Management.

 

Job Title: Test Analyst
Location:
 Lagos
Division: Trading Business Division
Department: Market Services Department
Report to: Head-Market Services
Grade: Test Analyst
Estimated Date of Resumption: Sunday, April 1, 2018

Job Summary

  • The Nigerian Stock Exchange services the largest economy in Africa, and is championing the development of Africa’s financial markets.
  • The Exchange offers listing and trading services, licensing services, market data solutions, ancillary technology services, and more.
  • It is an open, professional and vibrant Exchange, connecting Nigeria, Africa and the world.
  • The Test Analyst role would suit someone with experience within the financial and Investment Banking sector and who possesses good knowledge of FX, Equity, Derivatives and Fixed Income instruments.
  • Applicants must have solid experience of full life cycle testing through to the UAT phase.
  • The Test Analyst will focus on manual testing and QA with an emphasis on ensuring each new feature and release meets production ready standards before it’s deployed to the live environment.
  • A background in automation, or a keen appetite to learn and apply its principles, would be a distinct advantage.

Key Responsibilities

  • The Test Analyst will be expected to have aptitudes, skills, knowledge and experience on the following areas: Review functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of individual deliverables and agree test coverage
  • Identify test scenario from functional spec and design test preparation
  • Develop, document and maintain functional/system test cases and other test activities like the test data, data validation, test scripts
  • Execute and evaluate manual test cases and report test results
  • Hold and facilitate test plan/case reviews with cross-functional team members
  • Identify any potential quality issues per defined process and escalate potential quality issues immediately to management
  • Ensure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements
  • Isolate, replicate, and report defects and verify defect fixes
  • Ability to test throughout the whole project testing lifecycle – System, Integration, UAT and Regression testing throughout the System Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Testing of interfaces to other applications. Liaising with multiple functional departments to perform testing duties.

Qualifications and Experience

  • To successfully deliver the above goals, the right candidate must have: Bachelor’s Degree (B.S./B.A.), Computer Science or similar
  • Minimum 5 years’ post NYSC experience in IT with at least 2 years in testing capacity, working within Financial services domain
  • ISEB/ISTQB/ASTQB Certification a plus Relevant experience of Test, Defect Management and Test Automation tools.
  • Experience with API-based test automation tools a plus.

Functional Competencies:

  • Desktop Engineering and Support
  • Information Security
  • Product Development
  • System Analysis and Design.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Effective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)
  • Innovation
  • Problem Solving
  • Team Work.

 

Job Title: Test Manager – Market Services
Location:
 Lagos
Division: Trading Business
Department: Market Services
Report to: Head-Market Services
Grade: Test Manager
Estimated Date of Resumption: Sunday, April 1, 2018

Job Summary

  • The Nigerian Stock Exchange services the largest economy in Africa, and is championing the development of Africa’s financial markets.
  • The Exchange offers listing and trading services, licensing services, market data solutions, ancillary technology services, and more. It is an open, professional and vibrant Exchange, connecting Nigeria, Africa and the world. The Test Manager role requires technical know-how and experience managing a test team effectively.
  • The role would suit someone with extensive experience leading the testing effort within the financial and Investment Banking sector and who possesses good knowledge of FX, Equity Derivatives and Fixed Income instruments. Applicants must have solid experience of full life cycle testing through to the UAT phase.
  • The opportunity that presents itself here is to conduct in-depth product testing (covering system/functional testing, regression testing, acceptance testing and performance testing) of all software components including data processing reporting and user interfaces ensuring these specialist product quality reaches the highest standards.
  • We are looking for a technical hands-on manager who will not only lead the team, but also participate in testing and day-to-day operations. Proven ability in developing and managing test automation is a huge plus.

Key Responsibilities

  • The Test Manager will be expected to have aptitudes, skills, knowledge and experience on the following areas: Proven track record of managing test teams – line management and development
  • Proven experience of being hands on with test teams and working with the Test Team to create Test Plans
  • Experience defining, implementing and continuously improving Test Strategy
  • Ability to oversee the whole project testing lifecycle – System, Integration, UAT and Regression testing throughout the System Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Ability to apply testing knowledge and experience in a practical and pragmatic way
  • Ability to achieve results under time pressure, but without compromising quality
  • Able to write basic SQL queries, and general appreciation of databases a plus
  • Testing of interfaces to other applications. Creating Regression test packs. Management of test logs and test transactions
  • Liaising with multiple functional departments to perform testing duties. Defect management – ascertaining that raised defects are reproducible
  • Coaching and support for other Test Analysts
  • Providing inputs for Test completion Reports and Post Implementation Reviews

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S./B.A.), Computer Science or similar
  • Minimum 10 years’ post NYSC experience in IT with at least 5 years in testing capacity, working within Financial services domain
  • ISEB/ISTQB/ASTQB Certification a plus
  • Relevant experience of Test, Defect Management and Test Automation tools. Experience with API-based test automation tools a plus
  • Experience executing testing across multiple test phases such as unit, systems, integration and End to end testing
  • Experience in testing tools like JIRA / HP ALM as a test tracking tool.

Functional Competencies:

  • Concept Development and Execution Management
  • Database Administration
  • Desktop Engineering and Support
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Information Security
  • Network Planning and Design
  • Process Management
  • Product Development
  • Programme/Application Development
  • Software Engineering and Development

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Accountability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Change Management
  • Effective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)
  • Leadership
  • Problem Solving
  • Professionalism

Application Deadline  30th March, 2018.