Nigerian Stock Exchange Recruitment Portal

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

1. Job Title: Product Analyst, ETPs & Indices

Location: Lagos
Division: Trading Business Division
Department: Secondary Market Department
Report to: Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) Product Manager
Grade: Prod. Analyst EPTs & Indi
Estimated Date Of Resumption: Monday, May 6, 2019

Job Summary

  • The Nigerian Stock Exchange is a leading Exchange in Africa that currently offers listing and trading in Equities, ETPs and Bonds, is searching for an ETPs Product Analyst.
  • The Product Analyst will assist in all functions pertaining to the Secondary Markets Department, with the overall goal of ensuring that Exchange Traded Products get the necessary support, in terms of increased trading activity, listings, visibility and efficient pricing.
  • The position is situated Nigeria, but with a global focus to cover both local and international buy and sell side participants.

Key Responsibilities

  • Continuously monitor and document trends in the investment management industry, Exchange business and the competitive environment
  • Support new product development efforts within the ETPs space based on cutting edge research
  • Research & provide reports on trends, new subject matter and industry best practice to be used in research proposals. Monitor and report on a weekly and periodic basis performance of ETPs globally and locally
  • Increase the level of understanding of ETPs in the ecosystem by creating compelling content for video, print and social media production
  • Support relationship building with Issuers, broker-dealers, market makers, Institutional Investors (PFAs, CPFAs, Insurance companies, managed funds, portfolio managers, etc) and other market participants locally and internationally
  • Monitor the performance of liquidity providers on a weekly and periodic basis. Ensure smooth onboarding of Liquidity providers and dissemination of the ETF market microstructure guidelines
  • Research & provide reports to be used for meetings, business calls, strategic planning sessions, presentations and Management briefings
  • Implement investor campaigns, seminar and conference to enhance investor education
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Head of Department
  • Assist in the preparation of presentations for EXCO and all key stakeholders
  • Serve as a proactive resource to other product markets within the division, contributing meaningfully on new initiatives

Qualifications and Experience

  • A first degree in Finance, Economics, Quantitative or Business related areas
  • Pathway towards a post graduate degree or professional certification and licenses (eg CIS, CFA, CISI) will be an added advantage

Functional Competencies:

  • Product Planning and Management
  • Strategic Planning & Analytical
  • Strong Self-Management
  • Financial Markets & Investment Strategies

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving

Application Deadline: 1st April, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

2. Job Title: Head – Secondary Markets

Location: Lagos
Division: Trading Business Division
Department: Secondary Market Department
Report to: Divisional Head-Trading Business
Grade: Principal Manager – Deputy General Manager
Estimated Date of Resumption: Wednesday, May 1, 2019

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. Exchange is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual who has a deep understanding of the competitive landscape in the relevant financial/capital markets as Head, Secondary Markets (HSM).
  • This position is part of the Trading Business Division and is responsible for the management of Secondary Market business of the Exchange.
  • The role includes oversight responsibility for the day-to-day management of the Secondary Markets department and supervise the reviews and restructuring of the existing products and creation and delivery of new products.
  • The HSM will also oversee all functions pertaining to the Fixed Income product line with the overall goal of ensuring that bonds are appropriately priced, positioned, promoted, and supported in a way that will increase both listings and order flow. The position is situated Nigeria, but with a global focus to cover both local and international buy and sell side participants.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for the departmental revenue line and ensure the success of all products traded on The Exchange
  • Oversight function for day-to-day management of the department
  • Develop and maintain relationships with market participants and relevant external/internal stakeholders
  • Responsible and accountable for all product management responsibility assigned to the team, including the provision of appropriate support and information to the Executive Management
  • Oversee all product management activities, including but not limited to product initiation, planning, assessment, benchmarking and launch
  • Manage the Secondary Markets team maintaining high morale, motivation within the team and ensuring that the individual team members deliver all objectives within the agreed deadlines to the required standard
  • Continually improve processes, ensuring that the team are fully supported and given the appropriate training and development
  • Ensure that all documentation, procedures and processes are in place, and are reviewed and updated regularly
  • Responsible and accountable for all stakeholders/ market participants related issues including the provision of timely and efficient service
  • Coordinate between various business units within the Exchange in relation to the Secondary Markets functions
  • Coordinate for the team new business development and stakeholder’s engagement initiatives
  • Ensure that all market developments are actively monitored and analysed
  • Support the Exchange projects, providing key input into the project process, ensuring that there are no, or minimal, risks involved in the projects
  • Supervise the reviews, restructuring/enhancement of the existing products and creation and delivery of new products

Other Responsibilities:

  • Serve as gatekeeper, ambassador and product line expert to internal/external parties
  • Analyse new product ideas in conjunction with institutional/wholesale distribution and marketing firms to determine success potentials and uniqueness within the industry
  • Understand product profitability goals and provide inputs to appropriate financial areas

Key Relationships:

  • Close coordination with Divisional Heads and Heads of Departments at the Exchange
  • Close coordination with products leads
  • Close coordination with order flow providers, both local and International

Qualifications and Experience

  • A first degree in quantitative or business related areas
  • A post graduate degree (MSc or MBA) or professional certification and licenses e g CIS, CFA, will be an added advantage
  • Minimum 12 years of experience in financial services industry or in an investment product management/marketing role, distribution-related role.

Desired Competency and Skill Requirements:

  • Previous relevant experience in Financial Market and Investment Strategies
  • In-depth technical understanding of product features, market structure and regulations guiding products traded on the Exchange
  • Relevant experience in trading, sales and business development
  • Knowledge of order flow drivers and the eco system around the entire order life cycle

Candidates Experience:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to confidently present, communicate and influence at all levels internally and with clients
  • Strong leadership qualities as well as ability to be a team player
  • Strategic planning and analytical skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Excellent time management and multi-tasking abilities
  • Ability to function in a high pressure environment
  • Thoroughness, attention to detail with a high sense of purpose
  • Ability to see the “big picture” from a marketing, positioning and industry perspective
  • Engenders trust and is a reliable resource to internal customers
  • Pro-active and demonstrates initiative
  • Analyses issues to identify the most appropriate solutions
  • Utilizes all available resources and toolsets to investigate and resolve problems

Functional Competencies:

  • Relationship Management
  • Product Planning and Management
  • Documents/Records Management
  • Financial Modelling
  • Product Development
  • Sales
  • Business Development

Behavioural Competencies

  • Leadership
  • Collaboration
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving
  • Inter-Personal Relations
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Time Management
  • Initiative
  • Decision Making

Application Deadline: 26th March, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

3. Job Title: Head, Retail Investor Coverage

Location: Lagos
Division: Trading Business Division
Department: Retail Investor Coverage Department
Report to: Divisional Head-Trading Business
Grade: Head, Retail Investor Coverage
Estimated Date of Resumption: Wednesday, May 1, 2019

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:

  • Negotiation
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Project Management
  • Record Keeping- Corporate Records
  • Business Analysis

Behavioural Competencies:

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

Application Deadline: 26th March, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

4. Job Title: Product Analyst, Thematic Assets

Location: Lagos
Division: Trading Business Division
Department: Secondary Market Department
Report to: Fixed Income Product Manager
Grade: Product Analyst, Thematic
Estimated Date of Resumption: Monday, May 6, 2019

Job Summary

  • The Thematic Product Analyst will be required to perform market research and analysis with a view to originating new fixed income solutions including, but not limited to Islamic Finance products, Infrastructure bonds, Project bonds, Green, Social, and other sustainable fixed income products on the Exchange.
  • S/he will provide guidance on industry trends and make forecasts pertaining to the growth and development of fixed income markets in order to identify relevant market solutions and determine the strategic positioning of these products within the context of the Nigerian Capital Markets.
  • The incumbent will provide the necessary support with respect to the development of a thematic product suite with a view to increasing order flow, measured by number of transactions, trading volume, and value, in line with the overall goals of the department. In particular, the incumbent will maintain responsibility for the development of a robust, and end-to-end framework that covers the origination, trading, and settlement of the related product line.
  • S/he will be required to stay abreast of developments in the capital markets from a business and macroeconomic perspective in order to support the creation of a competitive platform that enables stakeholders realize their investment objectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and oversee work plans for the thematic, fixed income activities of the Exchange
  • Participate effectively in the preparation of department/group/division annual budgets
  • Review and analyse financial and other related data collected from potential issuers of the related products
  • Monitor economic and corporate developments through the analysis of information obtained from financial publications and services, investment banking firms, Government Agencies and trade publications
  • Conduct preliminary and detailed review on fixed income markets and products for the Exchange
  • Monitor and update financial indicators and develop status reports on industry trends
  • Research and analyse the activities of Development Finance Institutions (DFIs), Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs), Federal Government Agencies, Islamic Finance organizations, and provide market insights and recommendations for the Exchange
  • Provide coaching, support, and consultation to Management and Staff on issues and concerns relating to the thematic product suite of the Exchange
  • Understand and keep abreast of global trends and developments in fixed income markets and products
  • Develop related policies and conduct relevant research on the subject matter
  • Contribute to process improvement by identifying more efficient processes of executing work and developing automated reporting/forecasting tools
  • Document procedural steps to follow in the operations of the financial analyses
  • Implement and maintain operational procedures to ensure all activities are carried out in a systemic manner
  • Participate in the development of a robust regulatory framework for the identified products
  • Provide technical guidance to other employees relating to thematic fixed income products
  • Ensure the incorporation of Industry best practices in financial analysis and activities
  • Maintain responsibility for the development of thematic products for The Exchange
  • Report generation and critical analysis of all aspects of the relevant products. Develop presentations and analyse results with Senior Management
  • Develop briefs and ad-hoc reports as requested by Management
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time
  • Periodically updating policy, guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) with regard to the thematic product suite of the Exchange
  • Conduct regular research and liaising with professionals across various industries to ensure best practices for the Fixed Income and Currencies Market are practiced in the organization
  • Support other Secondary Market team members and stakeholders, in designing, pricing, and identifying key issues that must be resolved before a successful product launch occurs
  • Serve as gatekeeper, ambassador and product line expert to internal/external stakeholders
  • Research new product ideas in conjunction with institutional/wholesale distribution and marketing firms to determine success potentials and uniqueness within the industry

Qualifications And Experience

  • Minimum of 5 Years relevant experience in a capital markets or related role
  • University degree with emphasis on Economics, Finance & Accounting or any other numerate courses (Science or Engineering)
  • Masters’ degree will be considered an added advantage
  • At least one relevant professional qualifications eg ACCA, ACA.

Functional Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Organizational Development and Growth
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Research
  • Microsoft Office Packages

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Result Oriented
  • Strategic Thinking

Application Deadline: 1st April, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

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