The Nigerian Stock Exchange Ongoing Recruitment [7 Positions]

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20 Mar, 2018

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Finance Jobs in Nigeria

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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Manager, State-owned Enterprises Listings
Location:
 Lagos
Division: Listings Business Division
Department: SOE Listings
Report to: Head – Domestic Primary Market Department
Grade: Deputy Manager – Senior Manager
Estimated Date of Resumption: Monday, June 4, 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.
  • This role supports the Head, State-Owned Enterprises Listings in improving the profitability of The Exchange’s State owned enterprises by strengthening existing customer relationships, identifying new business opportunities and promoting NSE’s products and service offerings.
  • He or she is expected to drive business activities at The Exchange and improvement in the sophistication of Nigeria financial system.

Key Responsibilities

  • Grows revenue by developing and prospecting SOEs to list on The Exchange and expanding client relationships
  • Builds and maintain strategic partnerships with state-owned enterprises on behalf of The Exchange
  • Leverages on existing relationships in the public sector to bring in business for The Exchange
  • Develops a rapport with new State Enterprises and provide support that will continually improve the relationship
  • Oversees market research, customer insights and competitor analysis
  • Prepares and presents regular updates to the Head, State-Owned Enterprise on performance measures, customer and market statistics
  • Stays abreast of business and market developments that can impact the NSE’s business, product and sales strategy
  • Represents the company at marketing and networking events to spread awareness and build relationships as needed
  • Generates ideas for meeting performance target
  • Supports the collection of data for competitive analysis used for sales planning and forecasting
  • Report on sales, activity and performance as required

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in Sales, Business Development, Business Consulting and/or Account Management experience
  • Experience with the government/public sector is highly desirable
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Economics or Marketing
  • Thorough knowledge of the Stock Exchange and financial/capital markets.

Functional Competencies:

  • Business Acumen
  • Business Development
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Negotiation
  • Relationship Management
  • Sales

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Effective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)
  • Leadership
  • Planning and Organizing

Application Deadline  29th March, 2018.

 

Job Title: Analyst, State Owned Enterprise Listing
Location
: Lagos
Grade: Analyst – SOE
Department: SOE Listings
Division: Listings Business Division
Report to: Head – Domestic Primary Market Department
Estimated Date of Resumption: Monday, June 4, 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 role is responsible for prospecting for leads to privatize State-owned Enterprises (SOEs) and list them on The Exchange.
  • The incumbent will also be responsible for researches on SOEs – Federal, State and Local Government, identify key players and generates interest in NSE products and offerings, managing the portfolio of existing customers and expands the clientele base, etc.

Key Responsibilities

  • Researches on SOEs – Federal, State and Local Government, identify key players and generates interest in NSE products and offerings
  • Relays potential leads and prospects to the Manager, SOE Listing to manage the portfolio
  • Attends Business Development meetings, documents meeting minutes and drafts meeting agendas
  • Interacts and maintains relationships with prospective and existing State Owned Enterprises
  • Promotes and sells trading services and products to prospective SOEs
  • Performs preliminary due diligence on prospective customers to mitigate risk
  • Attends to customer queries by providing comprehensive solutions through fact gathering and needs analyses
  • Manages the portfolio of existing customers and expands the clientele base
  • Drafts materials and presentations for new business opportunities at marketing or networking events
  • Assists in the preparation of proposals to win prospective customers Reports on sales, activities and performance as required.

Requirements, Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Economics or related discipline
  • Understanding of the Stock Exchange and financial/capital markets
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite (Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in Sales, Business Development and/or Account Management experience.

Functional Competencies:

  • Capital Market Skill
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Business Development
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Negotiation

Behavioural Competencies

  • Attention to Detail
  • Effective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)
  • Planning and Organizing

Application Deadline  28th March, 2018.

 

Job Title: Market Data Auditor
Location: 
Lagos
Division: Trading Business Division
Department: Market Services
Report to: Head-Market Services
Grade: Assistant Officer – Assistant Manager
Estimated Date of Resumption: Monday, June 4, 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 Market Data Auditor will be responsible for the execution of market data audits spanning The Exchange’s diverse customer base to ensure market data policies are being adhered to.
  • The incumbent will also ensure The Exchange’s market data is used in accordance with existing vendor and customer agreements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinates the implementation of audit programs to ascertain and report on the degree of compliance with The Exchange’s approved market data policies and guidelines
  • Implements audit strategies and action plans to encourage a culture of transparency and accountability among the Exchange’s clientele
  • Conducts market data audits using best practice guidelines to identify discrepancies in end user entitlement and reporting processes
  • Assesses the design and operating effectiveness of established audit policies, processes and procedures, and communicates identified gaps to management with appropriate improvement suggestions
  • Ensures that internal stakeholder’s use of market data is compliant with the vendor agreements
  • Produces accurate and detailed audit analysis including discussion of deficiencies and recommendation of corrective actions
  • Advise on policy changes based on audit findings
  • Plans and conclude audits to ensure that individual and team targets are met
  • Initiates and co-ordinates cease and desist cases alongside the Legal Department of the Exchange
  • Communicates Market Data Commercials to auditees and ensures that clients are billed accordingly.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Economics or a related field with at least 3 -5 years’ industry experience
  • Professional membership /certification of Institute of Chartered Accountant Nigeria (ICAN)/ Chartered Institute of Stock Brokers ( CIS)/Information Technology Infrastructure Library(ITIL)
  • Strong working knowledge of conducting both onsite and remote audits
  • Experience in a financial services sector or capital market highly is desirable
  • Experience in vendor and third party application providers’ products and Market Data Systems management.

Functional Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Audit Reporting
  • Business Acumen
  • Contract Management and Administration
  • Ethics Knowledge
  • Information Security
  • Project Management

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Effective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)

Application Deadline  29th March, 2018.

 

Job Title: Data Scientist
Location
: Lagos
Division: CEO
Grade: Data Scientist
Department: Finance Group
Report to: Chief Financial Officer
Estimated Date of Resumption: Monday, June 4, 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 Data Scientist will be responsible for sourcing, collating and analyzing The Exchange’s data to provide insights into consumer behaviours.
  • The incumbent will also research market trends so as to provide insights that will help The Exchange better engage customers and develop innovative offering, ultimately increasing profitability.

Key Responsibilities

  • Data mining using state-of-the-art methods
  • Creates meaningful data visualizations that communicate insights to create business impact
  • Explores datasets to inspire the generation of new ideas for business improvement
  • Analyses data to draw meaningful insights and translate same into actionable strategies
  • Leverages key competitor, consumer, and industry insights to create predictive analytical models which enable the organization better understand consumer behaviour and competitive positioning
  • Creates detailed analyses and reports to evaluate the success of initiatives and help identify areas of improvement
  • Leverages statistical analysis and modelling to identify feasible investment opportunities
  • Manages data appropriately to ensure that it is accessible for future use
  • Stays abreast of all relevant technologies and tools
  • Presents results to top management using different types of tools such as Tableau, PowerPoint, Excel, etc
  • Stays up to date with latest technology, techniques and methods

Requirements, Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics, Computer Science or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant analytics and research experience
  • MSc. In relevant fields such as data Science, Data Analytics, Big Data etc. is an added advantage
  • Relevant certification such as ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library), CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional), MCP (Microsoft Certified Professional) or CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Administrator) is required.

Functional Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Business Acumen
  • Data Management
  • Database Administration
  • Desktop Engineering and Support
  • Presentation
  • Project Management
  • Software Engineering and Development

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Effective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)
  • Planning and Organizing.

Application Deadline  29th March, 2018.

 

Job Title: Membership Officer
Location: 
Lagos
Division: CEO
Department: Council Secretariat Group
Report to: Head-Council Secretariat
Grade: Membership Officer
Estimated Date of Resumption: Monday, June 4, 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 Membership Officer is responsible for the day-to-day administration of The Exchange’s membership Office.
  • The job holder will also provide administrative support to the Council Secretariat.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the maintenance and management of Members’ records, such as the register of Members, and addressing Members’ enquiries and correspondence. Responsible for updating the Membership Information System (MIS) to reflect any change in the Members’ information. Ensure that the Membership Information System (MIS) is up date and functional at all times.
  • Handles Member queries, track delays, and analyse trends/ patterns in member queries. Responsible for preparing regulatory reports with respect to Members’ information. Responsible for handling Member related enquires internally and externally (such as enforcement agencies etc.)
  • Assist with organizing and coordinating Member-related events such as the Annual General Meetings and ensures that Members are accredited and verified before access is granted to these events. Responsible for dispatching The Exchange’s annual report to Members
  • Responsible for the end to end process for the admission and exit/retirement of Members in line with The Exchange’s Memorandum and Articles of Association, the Companies and Alliance Matters Act and other relevant laws. Maintains an efficient filing (both manual and electronic) and indexing system for efficient storage and retrieval of Member related documents

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law, Finance, Business Administration or related field
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office; Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Knowledge of Data Management & Analysis
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role.’

Functional Competencies:’

  • Presentation
  • Project Management
  • Record Keeping- Corporate Records
  • Relationship Management
  • Research and Analysis
  • Microsoft Office Packages

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Effective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Planning and Organizing

Application Deadline  29th March, 2018.
 

Job Title: Head, Retail Investor Coverage
Location:
 Lagos
Division: Trading Business Division
Department: Retail Investor Coverage Department
Report to: Head-Market Services
Grade: Head, Retail Investor Cov
Estimated Date of Resumption: Monday, June 4, 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. This role will run the Retail Investor Coverage Department.
  • The aim of this role is to catalyze the inclusion of the middle class in the capital market. It will drive financial literacy and inclusion programs, champion distribution of the Exchange’s products to domestic retail participants, and market the Exchange’s products through multiple channels to the retail market.
  • The Head, Retail Investor Coverage will work in strong partnership with financial inclusion organizations, financial advisers, brokers and Relationship Managers to provide comprehensive financial advice and solutions that enable clients meet their financial objectives and utilize the full breadth of The Exchange’s product platforms.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manages the retail order flow to both maximize profitability and ensure strong volume and value traded from the retail segment of the market
  • Assesses the investment risk of all transactions so as to ensure the delivery of seamless services to retail investors
  • Drives the financial performance of the team’s revenue and risk management goals by ensuring that brokers manage the end to end relationship with the retail investor from investment advisory, portfolio performance monitoring, file maintenance, business development and operational support dimensions
  • Leads investor education efforts to build capacity amongst retail investors
  • Establishes strong credibility with internal and external stakeholders (clients, colleagues, regulators, and service providers) based on sound judgment, accurate and timely information sharing
  • Partners with brokers, banks, telcos, clearing houses, etc. to increase the level of retail; participation in the market
  • Partners effectively with Brokers, Custodians, Clearing Houses, and other partners to identify cross-sell opportunities and deepen client relationships
  • Support brokers/ financial advisers in providing analysis of personal financial capacity and risk appetite of investors, and help with the identification of investment strengths and weaknesses to inform the investor about the appropriate deal structures, pricing and terms

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years finance related experience, preferably in the capital markets or investment banking
  • Strong understanding of Capital Market regulations and portfolio management experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or finance related field
  • Membership/certification of Chartered Institute of Stock Brokers (CIS) or equivalent is added advantage.

Functional Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Negotiation
  • Portfolio Management
  • Project Management

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Effective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)
  • Inter-Personal Relations
  • Leadership

Application Deadline  29th March, 2018.

 

Job Title: Mutual Fund Business Manager
Location
: Lagos
Division: Trading Business Division
Report to: Head-Market Services
Grade: Deputy Manager – Senior Manager
Department: Retail Investor Coverage Department
Estimated Date of Resumption: Monday, June 4, 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 Mutual Fund Business Manager is responsible for managing the portfolio of stocks, bonds and other assets.
  • The role manages and constructs investment portfolios of individual stocks, bonds, mutual funds and exchange traded funds.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for relationship, driving memo listing, serving as strategic partners to mutual funds to ensure distribution in Nigeria
  • Listing of mutual fund across all listing categories
  • Conducts research on competitive landscape and industry trends ensuring product offerings are competitive and align to customer’s investment strategies
  • Evaluates risks-both single stock and macro-economic-versus potential returns
  • Ensures targeted growth in business through the sales & business development strategies in line with broader regional / corporate directive
  • Makes investment recommendations, analyzes risk and returns payoff for each recommendation
  • Keeps up to date with economic and financial markets developments and all other areas that can affect investments, e.g. movements in the economies of relevant countries and other variables
  • Develops and grows key accounts
  • Ensures growth of business and surpasses periodical targets in terms of funds mobilized/new investor acquired. Conducts comprehensive review of client portfolios, including meeting with clients, lawyers and advisors to assess strategies based on objectives and risk profile, identify opportunities, and prepare customized asset allocation suggestions
  • Champion the use of collective investment schemes (mutual funds) by retail investors in Nigeria
  • Maintains relationship with mutual fund promoters and works with them to develop new product and drive market penetration.

Requirements, Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience with two years in a leadership role
  • Experience in a financial services sector is highly desirable, ideally in an Exchange. Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting or any related discipline
  • Understanding of Capital Market regulations and portfolio management experience
  • Relevant professional certifications e.g. Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Chartered Institute of Stock Brokers (CIS) etc.

Functional Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Business Acumen
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Negotiation
  • Portfolio Management
  • Presentation
  • Relationship Management
  • Research and Analysis
  • Sales

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Effective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)
  • Leadership

Note: The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.

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