Executive Vacancies at the Nigerian Stock Exchange

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Lagos, 230610


Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation and one of the continent's largest economies is implementing a strategic program for national development and growth that includes diversification of the economy and reform of its financial system.


The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is the equity and debt exchange for Nigeria’s leading organizations. In existence since 1960, and with annual volumes of up to 4 billion security transactions, the NSE is transforming to increase the depth of Nigeria’s capital market and improve access to liquidity for listed organizations.


To provide leadership for its transformation program, the NSE is seeking to recruit qualified and experienced executives to be its future:


1. Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

The new Chief Executive Officer will establish and execute plans to achieve the strategic objectives of the Exchange including competitiveness, operating efficiency, diversification and aggressive growth. The CEO will provide insight and direction to increase the liquidity and depth of Nigeria’s capital market.


Qualification and Experience

Candidates are expected to have strong understanding of global financial markets and the direction and opportunities for Nigeria’s financial system and capital market; proven ability to lead, motivate and develop a team of senior officials; strong engagement and negotiation skills and a track record of leading successful business change. At the minimum:


• A University Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

• 10 years capital markets (in a securities exchange, capital market regulator or operator) or 15 years experience in financial services (non capital markets) including a minimum of 6 years experience in senior executive positions.

• A Master of Business Administration degree will be an added advantage.


Method of Application

Candidates for the CEO, should submit a comprehensive resume with clear information of qualification for the position to: ceo@nseexecutiverecruit.com

 


2. Executive Director, Market Operations & IT (ED, MOIT)

As a member of the executive team, the Executive Director, Market Operations and IT will be responsible for managing the Exchange’s Information Technology infrastructure and services and trading operations. He/she will ensure IT investments are value creating and that technology is leveraged in an innovative and effective manner to achieve the vision of a competitive and efficient exchange. He/she will be responsible for market administration, data dissemination and intermediation with Central Securities Clearing System and Settlement Banks on clearing and settlement of transactions in securities including Bonds.


Qualification and Experience

Candidates are expected to have understanding and practical knowledge of the technical infrastructure that drives securities trading platform, capital markets operations; proven ability to lead, motivate and develop a team of senior officials with strong engagement, marketing and negotiation skills and champion the use of information technology to improve business performance. At least:


• A University Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in an Information Technology related discipline

• 10 years IT/Market Operations experience including a minimum of 6 years in senior management positions

• A Master of Business Administration degree will be a clear advantage.


Method of Application

Candidates for the ED, Market Operations and IT jobs in Nigeria should submit a comprehensive resume with clear information of qualification for the jobs in Nigeria to: moitdirector@nseexecutiverecruit.com

 


3. Executive Director, Listings

As a member of the executive team, the Executive Director, Listings will be responsible for oversight of securities on the Exchange to ensure compliance with NSE listing requirements as well as regulatory requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission. He/she will monitor and continuously improve the compliance and enforcement of the Listing program of the Exchange.


Qualification and Experience

Candidates are expected to have strong understanding of global financial markets and deep practical knowledge of SEC rules and regulations and governing operations of the capital market in Nigeria, particularly the NSE listing processes; ability to lead, motivate and develop a team of senior officials with strong engagement and negotiations skills. At least:


• A University Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

• 10 years capital market (in a securities exchange, capital market regulator or operator) experience including a minimum of 6 years in senior management positions

• A Master of Business Administration degree will be a clear advantage.


Method of Application

Candidates for the ED, Listings jobs in Nigeria should submit a comprehensive resume with clear information of qualification for the jobs in Nigeria to: listingdirector@nseexecutiverecruit.com

 


4. Executive Director, Strategy and Business Development

As a member of the executive team, the Executive Director, Strategy and Business Development will be responsible for definition, direction, coordination and delivery of the Exchange’s strategic programs and initiatives. The ED, will ensure that the Exchange has an innovative orientation and is continuously responsive to changes in the economic and business landscape.


Qualification and Experience

Candidates are expected to have strong understanding of global financial markets; proven capacity to analyse and identify current and future needs, ability to facilitate development and commitment to corporate strategies and programs; strong engagement and communication skills; demonstrated experience in managing and coordinating successful organization wide change; ability to lead, motivate and develop a team of senior officials. At least:


• A University Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

• 10 years experience including a minimum of 6 years in senior management positions

• A Master of Business Administration degree and experience in planning and/or enterprise performance management roles will be a clear advantage.


Method of Application

Candidates for the ED, Strategy and Business Development jobs in Nigeria should submit a comprehensive resume with clear information of qualification for the jobs in Nigeria to: strategydirector@nseexecutiverecruit.com

 


The closing date for all applications is 9th July, 2010. Applications will not be received after 5:00 pm Nigerian time (GMT + 1) on this date.  Only candidates that meet the eligibility criteria will be contacted.

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