Monday, 21 January 2019

Career Openings at the Nigerian Stock Exchange, 21st January, 2019

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: Economist

Location:
 Lagos
Division: CEO
Department: Strategy Department
Report to: Head, Strategy Department
Grade: Executive Assistant – Officer
Estimated Date Of Resumption: Monday, February 18, 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.
  • The Economist role has the overall responsibility of assessing and improving the market for the trading and listing of securities.
  • The Economist will gather, develop and synthesize data to facilitate the planning process and evaluate the efficacy and efficiency of current or projected initiatives/programs through regular forecasts.
  • Working closely with subject matter experts within and outside The Exchange, the incumbent of the role will be required to provide the highest level of market intelligence and analysis on a myriad of business and economic issues.
  • The incumbent will prepare and present research reports to internal and external audiences; manage and develop relationships with key market stakeholders (including regulatory economists, research/academic communities, policy/regulation executives, etc.); and exercise independent judgment in developing forecasts.
  • The role will support the HOD and other Strategy functions by providing analytical validation for strategic initiatives and new ideas generated, and manage strategic projects within the Strategy office.
  • The incumbent will use specialist tools and advanced methods in statistical analysis in covering different aspects of economic and social policy, ranging from interest rates, taxation and employment levels, health, transport and international development to assemble, sift and present information which is then used to advise business.
  • This position offers a unique opportunity to play a hands-on role in ensuring the successful performance of The Nigerian Stock Exchange and the Nigerian capital market.
  • It offers significant exposure to senior management, and positions the successful candidate for progression within the group or to a position within other divisions, depending on experience.
  • As the lead Economist in The Exchange, the role reports to the Head, Strategy at the Corporate Headquarters. senior management, and positions the successful candidate for progression within the group or to a position within other divisions, depending on experience.
  • As the lead Economist in The Exchange, the role reports to the Head, Strategy at the Corporate Headquarters.
Key Responsibilities
  • Analyze and evaluate (on a quantitative and qualitative basis) the outlook for the listing and trading business, as well as on international trends in market operations, investment and money flows
  • Develop economic guidelines and standards and prepare points of view used in forecasting trends and formulating economic policy.
  • Provide first-class market knowledge and analytical ability on a variety of business and economic issues Improve the decision-making process by producing high quality research reports on the current operations of the market Facilitate the planning process through regular forecasts on the outlook for the listing and trading business.
  • Provide information on international trends in market operations, investment and money flows, and financial services regulation Present research reports to internal and external audiences including regulators, listed companies, the dealing member community and international investors.
  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders (internal and external) in legal and regulation, product management, and market operations and technology; as well as in the broader academic and research communities.
  • Create, as well as use, various econometric modelling techniques to develop forecasts; understand and interpret data; Analyze data to test the effectiveness of current policies, products or services and advise on the suitability of alternative courses of action
  • Write various technical and non-technical reports on economic trends and forecasts to inform the press and public; Deliver numerous oral and visual presentations which non-economist audiences must be able to understand thoroughly
  • Research, analyze and interpret information about economic performance, tax, and political decisions according to both national and international factors
  • Compile, and report data to explain economic phenomena and forecast market trends Formulate recommendations, policies, or plans to interpret the Capital Market at large
Job Requirements
Qualifications and Experience:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Economics or related field, Statistics or Mathematics.
  • Master’s or a Ph.D. degree is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience
  • Demonstrated track record of accomplishment/successfully completing projects in business or applied research
Functional Competencies:
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Research and Analysis
  • Strategic Research
Behavioural Competencies:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Building Trust
  • Effective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)
  • Inter-Personal Relations
Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Application Deadline 24th January, 2019.


Job Title: Legal Associate, Capital Market Matters
Location
: Lagos
Division: Shared Services Division
Department: Legal Department
Report to: Head, Legal Department
Grade: Assistant Officer – Assistant Manager
Estimated Date of Resumption: Thursday, February 28, 2019
Job Summary
  • The Legal Services Department is within the Shared Services Division of The Exchange.
  • The Exchange needs a consummate legal professional with a strong personality, good people management skills, and the ability to work as a team player to support the Capital Market Matters Unit of the Legal Services Department in order to provide advisory support services and manage and mitigate risk.
  • The individual would be required to have a thorough understanding of The Exchange’s policies, overall mission and strategy, as well as a strong legal background, including stellar academic credentials.
Key Responsibilities
  • Drafting, reviewing and advising in a qualitative manner legal documentation of all types, including simple and very complex contracts within agreed timeframes related to capital market issues and transactions
  • Providing enterprise wide legal support on a myriad of capital market issues in a timely and qualitative manner
  • Providing legal opinions and advice as requested by other employees of The Exchange and the Council of The Exchange in respect of capital market related issues
  • Providing legal advisory services regarding capital market related issues to the Council, Council Committees, and subsidiaries of The Exchange
  • Working with other business departments on legal issues involving capital market related matters
  • Resolving the legal capital market issues in line with the law, best practice and international standards
  • Attending meetings with third parties and stakeholders regarding legal issues involving the above stated matters
  • Minimizing the exposure of The Exchange and its subsidiaries to legal liabilities
  • Ensuring compliance of the enterprise with all applicable laws, and providing sound legal advice on legal obligations and implications on the enterprise’s business conduct, transactions and policies
  • Drafting documents
  • Participating as representative of the legal function in Committees and Projects across the enterprise related to Capital Market matters
  • Supporting the business in finding creative ways to meet organizational objectives
  • Relating as one of the representatives of The Exchange with various Government agencies
  • Ensuring KPIs are met
  • Ensuring cost effective service provision for all services provided by the Capital Market Matters Unitin accordance with SLAs
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of the Capital Market Matters Unit or the Head of the Department
Qualifications and Experience
  • A law degree with 3 – 8 years’ experience
  • Proven track record of strong performance managing against deliverables
  • Top tier law firm experience: transactional
  • Experience within the legal function of a listed company, top tier capital market or financial industry operator is a plus.
Functional Competencies:
  • Capital Mkt Knowledge
  • Analytical Thinking
Behavioural Competencies:
  • Professionalism
  • Accountability
  • Integrity
  • Inter-Personal Relations.
Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Application Deadline 29th January, 2019.


Job Title: Executive Assistant, DH Trading Business
Location:
 Lagos
Grade: Executive Assistant – Officer
Division: Trading Business Division
Department: Office of the DH-Trading Business
Estimated Date of Resumption: Monday, February 18, 2019
Grade: Executive Assistant – Officer
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 job holder is responsible for providing high-level administrative support to the DH’s office by preparing reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, efficient filing system, and scheduling meetings.
Key Responsibilities
  • Arranging & Managing Meetings Co-ordinate regular and irregular meetings Collate and distribute papers prior to meetings Ensure that all materials for meetings are prepared in a timely manner Accurate dictation and note taking at meetings as required Ensure that minutes are taken and written up of Management Meetings and dispatched by the end of same week
  • Produce and distribute minutes Arrange refreshments for meetings (where applicable) Diary Management Responsible for managing diaries for meeting schedules Arrange meetings and keep diaries constantly up-to-date Ensure that any appointments requested are noted in diary provisionally and checked with Divisional Head before confirming
  • Liaise with protocol to ensure all flights, hotel accommodation are arranged for all local and international trips General Administration Implement and maintain an efficient filing system
  • Oversees a broad variety of administrative tasks for the Divisional Head including: managing an extremely active calendar of appointments; composing and preparing correspondence, arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas
  • Ensure the maintenance of a working environment that yields productivity and furnishes essential office supplies
  • Monitors The Divisional Head’s office operations
  • Schedules appointments and meetings for the Divisional Head with HODs, ExCO, Senior Managers, employees and external visitors
  • Serve as the go-to for office inquiries
  • Track office supply inventory Post & E-Mails Manage e-mails inflows Regularly review e-mails, forwarding and bringing to the attention of The Divisional Head as appropriate
  • Deal with correspondence and emails quickly and efficiently where appropriate and to a high standard
  • Relationship Management Maintain and manage clients contacts list Manage employee appointments for The Divisional Head Maintain and manage any other key contacts required of the Personal Assistant Project Management Perform additional duties as directed
  • Keep track of deliverables arising from projects in the Executive Directors office
Qualifications and Experience
  • A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized institution
  • Minimum of 3 years Post qualification experience in a Secretarial/ Administrative role
  • Membership of professional body is an advantage e,g, ICSAN.
Functional Competencies:
  • Project Management
  • Research and Analysis
Behavioural Competencies:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Effective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Inter-Personal Relations.
Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply


Job Title: Executive Assistant, Head-Listings Business
Location
: Lagos
Grade: Executive Assistant – Officer
Division: Listings Business Division
Department: Office of the DH-Listings Business
Estimated Date of Resumption: Monday, February 18, 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.
  • The job holder is responsible for providing high-level administrative support to the DH’s office by preparing reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, efficient filing system, and scheduling meetings.
Key Responsibilities
  • Arranging & Managing Meetings
  • Co-ordinate regular and irregular meetings
  • Collate and distribute papers prior to meetings
  • Ensure that all materials for meetings are prepared in a timely manner
  • Accurate dictation and note taking at meetings as required
  • Ensure that minutes are taken and written up of Management Meetings and dispatched by the end of same week
  • Produce and distribute minutes
  • Arrange refreshments for meetings ( where applicable)
  • Diary Management
  • Responsible for managing diaries for meeting schedules
  • Arrange meetings and keep diaries constantly up-to-date
  • Ensure that any appointments requested are noted in diary provisionally and checked with CEO before confirming
  • Liaise with protocol to ensure all flights, hotel accommodation are arranged for all local and international trips
  • General Administration. Implement and maintain an efficient filing system
  • To be the first point of contact for visitors and provide refreshments as and when required
  • Ensure the maintenance of a working environment that yields productivity and furnishes essential office supplies
  • Monitors DH’s office operations
  • Schedules appointments and meetings for the DH with Exco, Senior Managers and employees
  • Serve as the go-to for office inquiries ? Track office supply inventory. Post & E-Mails
  • Manage e-mails inflows. Regularly review e-mails, forwarding and bringing to the attention of DH as appropriate
  • Deal with correspondence and emails quickly and efficiently where appropriate and to a high standard
  • Relationship Management
  • Maintain and manage clients contacts list
  • Manage employee appointments for DH
  • Maintain and manage any other key contacts required of the Personal Assistant. Project Management
  • Keep track of deliverables arising from projects in the Executive Directors office
  • Perform additional duties as directed
Qualifications and Experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution
  • inimum of 3 years Post qualification experience in a Secretarial/ Administrative role
  • Membership of professional body is an advantage e.g. ICSAN
Functional Competencies:
  • Project Management
  • Research and Analysis
Behavioural Competencies:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Effective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Inter-Personal Relations.
Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Application Deadline 1st February, 2019.

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