Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Job Opportunities at Nigerian Stock Exchange, 18th December 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: Infrastructure Specialist

Location: Lagos
Division: Shared Services Division
Department: Technology Services Department
Report to: Head, Technology Services
Grade: Assistant Manager – Manager
Estimated Date of Resumption: Monday, March 2, 2020
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 Infrastructure Specialist will be responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software, and related infrastructure.
  • This individual will participate in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure.
  • This individual will also ensure that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, enabling staff, volunteers, and partners. This individual will assist project teams with technical issues in the Initiation and Planning phases of the NSE’s standard Project Methodology (SDLC).
  • These activities include the definition of needs, benefits, and technical strategy; research & development within the project life-cycle; technical analysis and design; and support of operations staff in executing, testing and rolling-out the solutions.
  • Participation on projects is focused on smoothing the transition of projects from development staff to production staff by performing operations activities within the project life-cycle.
Key Responsibilities
  • Installation, engineering and provisioning, operations and support, maintenance and research and development of Linux, Windows and Application systems that support security emails
  • Analysing system logs and identifying potential issues with computer systems
  • Introducing and integrating new technologies into existing data centre environments
  • Performing routine audits of systems and software
  • Applying operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes
  • Installing and configuring new hardware and software (eg database systems)
  • Adding, removing, or updating user account information, resetting passwords, etc
  • Answering technical queries and dealing with users, which may include troubleshooting any reported problems
  • Responsible for security of existing infrastructure
  • Responsible for documenting the configuration of the system
  • System performance tuning – Implementation / Review / Setup / Monitoring
  • Ensuring that the network infrastructure is up and running
  • Research/Policy Development and Standard Operating Procedures ;
  • Develop, review and maintain Technology Services related policies, guidelines, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Responsible for conducting regular research and liaising with professionals, internal and external stakeholders across various industries to ensure best practices in the organization
Other Responsibilities;
  • Carry out other responsibilities as may be assigned by Head, Technology Services Department
Qualifications and Experience
  • B.Sc degree in Computer Science, Engineering discipline, mathematics or physics will be a distinct advantage
  • Minimum of 6 years post National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in server/desktop administration; experience within an exchange or financial services organization preferred.
Functional Competencies:
  • Project Management
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced and deadline driven environment
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Basic knowledge of IT principles and practices
Behavioural Competencies:
  • Ability to work independently on multiple assignments and projects concurrently
  • Good attitude with positive mind-set in learning and ready to excel



Job Title: Application Developer – Microsoft Solutions
Location: Lagos
Division: Shared Services Division
Department: Technology Services Department
Report to: Head, Technology Services
Grade: Assistant Manager – Deputy Manager
Estimated Date of Resumption: Monday, March 2, 2020
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 SharePoint developer is a technology focused role intended to provide development and management of NSE SharePoint installations firm wide.
  • The role sits within the Shared Services Division and under the Application Development unit specifically. In addition to excellent development, analysis and documentation skills – the role requires a service oriented mentality, high sense of ownership of the problems and requests assigned, focus on managing and resolving issues in alignment with the SLAs, establishing and maintaining communication with technology customers to keep them updated with status of their requests, initiating and performing changes on production systems and proactively escalating any issues that cannot be resolved within the established timeframes.
  • The successful candidate will have advanced to expert level experience with SharePoint 2007 & 2010.
Key Responsibilities
  • Actively use structured development methodologies and with Agile development technologies (preferably scrum) for projects, based on various technical, organizational, project and team considerations
  • Develop required software using structured quality control processes
  • Develop web based applications as required for the Exchange
  • Maintain up-to-date technical documentation on deployments and processes and standard operating procedures
  • Report on operational status at both a tactical and strategic level
  • Participate in the design and delivery of complex systems and network solutions (SharePoint or otherwise)
  • Participate in the design and implementation of system-level and service-level monitoring solutions
  • Act as a SharePoint subject matter expert and liaison between different teams to help understand cross-functional requirements and contribute to discussions and planning as required to make those goals into reality
  • Observe all information security policies, standards and procedures in the discharge of your duties
  • Advanced understanding of MS SharePoint 2007 & 2010 Architecture
  • Understanding of logical information architecture and SharePoint concepts of web application and sites collection
  • Excellent knowledge of programming / systems analysis, as well as quality assurance, prototyping, construction, integration, and migration functions
  • Demonstrable experience in supporting and troubleshooting a SharePoint technical environment
  • Architect and design SharePoint implementations using best practices
  • Implementation and customization of SharePoint-based solutions
  • Implementation of SharePoint-based workflows and document management
  • Use Microsoft NET development to extend and augment the SharePoint platform
  • Unit and functional testing for all assigned deliverables
  • Development of custom web parts
  • Research/Policy Development and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Develop, review and maintain Technology Services related policies, guidelines, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Responsible for conducting regular research and liaising with professionals, internal and external stakeholders across various industries to ensure best practices in the organization
Other Responsibilities:
  • Carry out other responsibilities as may be assigned by Head, Technology Services Department
Qualifications and Experience
  • BSc degree in Computer Science, Engineering discipline, Mathematics or Physics will be a distinct advantage
  • Minimum of 6 years post National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) as a developer/web developer (preferably at an exchange or within the financial services sector)
Functional Competencies:
  • Concept Development and Execution Management
  • Database Administration
  • Software Engineering and Development
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills.
Behavioural Competencies:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Inter-Personal Relations
  • Strong technical documentation and self-management skills



Job Title: Team Lead, Events & Sponsorship
Location: Lagos
Division: Shared Services Division
Department: Corporate Communications Department
Report to: Head, Corporate Communications
Grade: Assistant Manager – Manager
Estimated Date of Resumption: Monday, February 3, 2020
Job Summary
  • The Exchange is seeking a candidate who will be responsible for Events Management and Sponsorship.
  • As Team Lead, the candidate will oversee the event and sponsorship unit by managing the set up and day-to-day execution of Brand plans, Conferences, Seminars, Exhibitions, Annual General Meetings and other Stakeholder Engagement activities and implementing corrective/adjustment actions to optimize effectiveness of the company’s Brand Management efforts.
  • Nurture an effective working relationship with Business Units and key Stakeholders/Publics.
  • Manage the NSE event center and drive rental to contribute to company’s bottom-line.
  • Media Relations and News Management.
Key Responsibilities
  • Events Management
  • Concept Development
  • Strong strategic mindset to develop innovative event ideas that can be leveraged to push brand and business objectives
  • Strong writing and presentation skills to pitch event concepts to internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to spot improvement areas for existing events
  • Ideation for leveraging sponsored events and events marketing for internal and external stakeholders
  • Event Planning
  • Prepares annual event calendar
  • Develop a robust and effective execution roadmap for event requirements that assures a successful event hosting for internal and external publics
  • Implement with other teams within the Exchange and source, interface and collate competitive quotes from suppliers on event’s Below-The-Line production requirements:
    • Invites
    • Event specific interior branding and experiential elements
    • Event specific banners, backdrop posters leaflets and handbills
    • Event specific corporate giveaways
    • Source , interface and collate supplier’s competitive quotes for auxiliary services:
    • Artistes, Compere, Hostesses, et al
    • Catering services
    • Sound, Photography and Videography
    • Presentation Equipment
    • Stage, Set and Lightings
  • Collaborate with the Procurement team to negotiate agreements with service providers to ensure lowest cost and highest quality of service
  • Coordinating relevant resources required for car parking, traffic control, security, first aid, hospitality and the media
  • Identifying and securing speakers or special guests for internal and external events
  • Overseeing the dismantling and removal of the event setup and clearing the venue efficiently
  • Coordinate safekeeping of event collaterals
  • Maintain and update data base of guests that can be invited for NSE events
  • Good understanding of technical equipment relating to events production
  • Strong connection and influence with service providers
  • Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality Assurance for events
  • Ensuring that all required permits, safety procedures, manpower requirements, health obligations, announcements etc are adhered to at events
  • Publicity
  • Assist with drafting of press release and other event collaterals
  • Support the digital marketing team to amplify events online
  • Possess, cultivate, and sustain relationships with media and online influencers to assist with publicity of events
  • Evaluation/Monitoring
  • Generate of event reports to relevant stakeholders Provide attendees list to internal stakeholders for further business development or marketing of NSE services
  • Assess service providers against KPIs
  • Sponsorship
  • Assist in fund raising for events
  • Manage all sponsored events
  • Identified pool of sponsors, donors that can be partnered to meet event requirements funding
  • Review requests for partnership, sponsorship and advice Head of Department
Qualifications And Experience
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Arts, Business or Marketing, or other related disciplines
  • Minimum 6 years relevant experience
  • Previous experience in events management, experimental marketing, brand management and sponsorship
  • Experience in engaging stakeholders at respective levels; interfacing and liaising with top and senior management, employees and other key stakeholders
  • Copy writing skills is an added Advantage.
Functional Competencies:
  • Project Management
  • Microsoft Office Packages
  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Flexible, adaptable and comfortable with ambiguity
Behavioural Competencies:
  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Effective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)
  • Inter-Personal Relations
  • Problem Solving
  • Ability to work independently on multiple assignments and projects concurrently
  • Open-minded with the ability to follow instructions and deliver quality results
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality in handling sensitive information
  • Committed to high standards and continuous improvement





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

Application Deadline  30th December, 2019.

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