Career Openings at the Nigerian Stock Exchange May 2018

 

Jobs  Vacancy : Career Employment at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) May 2018

 

Job Description : Work opportunity at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) May 2018

 

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.

Job Title : INSPECTIONS & EXAMINATION MANAGER

Division: Regulation
Department: Broker Dealers Regulation
Report to: Head, Broker Dealer Regulation
Grade: Inspect. & Exam. Manager
Estimated Date Of Resumption: Sunday, July 1, 2018

JOB SUMMARY
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (The 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 incumbent would be required to have a thorough understanding of the Nigerian capital market rules and regulations, broad inspections and examinations or audit experience, as well as a strong analytical background, including stellar academic credentials.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsibilities include Conduct Off- site and On-site inspections and examinations of Dealing Member Firms in line with The Exchange’s risk based supervision framework and preparing inspection reports within the stipulated timelines
Oversee the Inspections and Examinations activities conducted by the Unit
Develop pre-examination parameters before the commencement of any examination cycle
Develop and direct the implementation of the Inspections and Examinations related plans and strategies for the Unit
Provide assurance on the integrity of the Inspections and Examinations processes
Liaise with relevant departments and units within the Exchange in the course of the Inspections and examinations related activities
Conduct pre- trade inspections of newly licensed firms to confirm that all requirements are met before clearance to commence trading can be granted
Conduct pre-branch opening inspections to ensure that branch offices of Dealing Members meet the standards set by The Exchange
Liaise with relevant departments affected by any outcomes of inspections activities
Modelling and development of inspection report templates
Preparation and review of the inspection reports prepared by other members of the inspection team
Risk assessment of Dealing Member Firms to ensure that they satisfy the requirements of their membership of The Exchange
Continuous risk profiling of firms in line with The Exchange’s Risk based supervision framework
Review the compliance profile of firms to ensure that they satisfy the NSE Rules and Regulations Governing Dealing Members
Track recommendations in inspection reports and liaise with the Monitoring and Enforcement unit to follow through with enforcement actions as appropriate
Conduct Target examinations on Dealing Members based on market intelligence reports
Initiate and escalate disciplinary actions against defaulting firms
Maintain a comprehensive schedule of onsite and Target Examinations
Participate in relevant Exchange projects
Attend meetings and represent the Unit and Department at relevant for a
Perform other tasks as assigned by the Unit Head or Head of the Department

JOB SPECIFICATION 
Education:
University degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Banking and Finance or related fields
MBA or Professional qualifications in Finance i.e. ACA, ACCA, CIS etc

Experience Required:
Minimum of 6 years work experience in any of the Big 4 Audit firms, or in a financial sector regulator or as a CBN certified Bank Examiner
Sound knowledge of IFRS, securities laws, rules and regulations, corporate governance codes/principles etc
Ability to work on own initiative
Must be able to build strong partnerships and relate with a wide variety of stakeholders including senior management

PERSONAL QUALITIES:
Transformative mind set, visionary and goal oriented, team player, enthusiasm to acquire and share knowledge, self-disciplined, self-starter etc

COMPETENCY AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

The candidate must have:
Excellent knowledge of stockbroking operations
Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information
Resourceful and proactive working style
Demonstrate professional maturity and poise; ability to manage situations and people
Strong verbal and written communication skills; strict attention to detail
Excellent time management, ability to multi-task and turnaround deliverables quickly
Strong numerical and analytical skills
Drive and enthusiasm in getting things done
Ability to generate trust and respect from staff and external stakeholders
Ability to work on own initiative
Ability to manage challenging situations and key stakeholders
Forensic auditing skills
Ability to manage conflicting and changing priorities
Ability to work as part of a team
Excellent presentation skills
Proficiency in computer applications (word, excel, power point, visio etc.) to at least Intermediate level

Functional Competencies:
Analytical Thinking
Investigation
Stakeholder Management
Microsoft Office Packages

Behavioural Competencies:
Accountability
Attention to Detail
Business Environmental Awareness
Effective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)
Initiative
Integrity
Inter-Personal Relations

Job Title : IT AUDITOR – INSPECTION AND EXAMINATIONS

Division: Regulation
Department: Broker Dealers Regulation Department
Report to: Head, Broker Dealer Regulation
Grade: IT Auditor – Inspections
Estimated Date of Resumption: July 1, 2018

JOB SUMMARY
The icumbent would be required to have a thorough understanding of information Technology Infrastructures, automated information processing systems, related non automated processes and the interfaces between them in order to determine the risks that are relevant to information assets, and assess and evaluate controls in order to reduce or mitigate these risks.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Develop and implement a robust and effective IT Audit program for the Dealing member community. Conduct off- site and on-site IT inspections and examinations of Dealing Member Firms in line with The Exchange’s risk based supervision framework. Review and ensure that access control strategy aligns with Dealing Member Firms corporate identity policies and IT architecture.
Review and ensure that a unique identity is used to initiate trade transactions and ensure that users are authorized to perform such actions. Violation monitoring – ensure that access violations are promptly identified and escalated. Review of password settings. Review of user creation and access modifications.
Review of IP address to ensure that Broker systems match their Order Management Systems. Review to ensure continuous operations of business applications in the event of fire, terrorist attacks, extended power failures, equipment and telecommunication failures
Review appropriately identified risks focused on Dealing Member Firms processes and potential risks that affect the continuity of IT operations and services. Audit of IT Governance
System functionality reviews. Review of disaster recovery plans of Dealing Member Firms and ensure they are robust enough to withstand major disruptions to information systems. Perform audits of Dealing Member Firms Order Management Systems (OMS) functionality, and compatibility with the NSE requirements. Review of change management processes of Dealing Member Firms ensuring compliance to change management procedures. Assess the control risks associated with change requests of changes in IT infrastructure and applications.
Liaise with relevant departments affected by any outcomes of inspection activities. Conduct IT risk assessments of Dealing Member Firms to ensure that they satisfy the requirements of The Exchange. Continuous risk profiling of firms in line with The Exchange’s Risk based supervision framework. Other Reviews Server Operating Systems Review.
Network Operating Systems Review. Review of Technology Governance and Operations. Information Security Reviews. Ensure Server room adherence to best practices. Ensure adherence to Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Principles. Ensure Penetration Testing. Review IT Policies and Procedures, and generate gap analysis as appropriate. Ensure proper monitoring of IT Operations (Backup & Recovery, Job scheduling, Problem and Incident Management)
Inspections & Examinations Reporting Maintain a comprehensive schedule / work papers of all IT onsite and target examinations. Evaluate the sufficiency and appropriateness of audit evidence to support conclusions drawn. Prepare IT inspection reports and present to the Unit Head and Head of Department.
Monitor compliance with reporting requirements. Follow-up and report on implementation of IT Inspection report recommendations. Manage internal and external relationships with stakeholders. Participate in relevant Exchange projects. Perform other tasks as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum of 6 years work experience in the financial sector and a strong understanding of capital market operations especially stockbroking activities.
Adequate knowledge of securities laws, rules and regulations and corporate governance principles and codes.
Ability to work on own initiative.

FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES:
Analytical Thinking
Business Process Audit
Client Relationship Management
Data Gathering and Analysis
Database Administration
Desktop Engineering and Support
Information Security
Information Systems Audit
Information Technology Policy and Planning
Investigation
Network and Telecommunications Technology
Microsoft Office Packages

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES:
Attention to Detail
Effective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)
Integrity
Leadership
Team Work

Job Title : EA, GC|HEAD-REGULATION

Division: Regulation
Department: Executive Assistant to the Executive Director of Regulation
Report to: Head, Broker Dealer Regulation
Grade: EA, GC|Head-Regulation
Estimated Date Of Resumption: Sunday, July 1, 2018

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. This position resides in the Office of the Head of the Regulation Division.
The role includes responsibility for the day-to-day management of the office of the Head of the Regulation Division of The Exchange.
The role is also responsible for providing a high-level administrative support in the executive office by preparing reports, handling sensitive/confidential information, calendar management, and performing other clerical functions.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage and maintain schedules, including meeting scheduling and conferencing, making appointments, and dealing with changes to appointments for the Executive Director, (ED) Regulation.
Receive and interact with stakeholders, groups or individuals calling on the ED’s office when appropriate.
Proffer solution to routine problems, document complaints and provide appropriate direction.
Prepare letters, reports, collect and analyze information; and prepare presentations.
Draft responses to routine memos, letters, or correspondence.
Receive, sort, record and distribute correspondences in a timely and efficient manner.
Read and analyze correspondences to determine significance in the absence of the ED to ensure timely routing to appropriate personnel.
Manage electronic mails, review, forward and bring up to the attention of the of ED as appropriate Maintain efficient record management system, electronic and manual, that provides timely retrieval of information.
Maintain and recommend changes to records system when appropriate. Plan and coordinate meetings, attend meetings, prepare minutes, draw up and follow up on action plan Assist to keep track of deliverables arising from projects/tasks in the executive’s office. Work with the ED to prepare for business travels and meetings.
Liaise with Protocol to ensure all flights, hotel accommodation are arranged timely for all local and international trips. Maintain inventory and office supplies.
Anticipate office needs.
Ensure smooth operation of office equipment, order maintenance when necessary. Troubleshoot malfunction of office equipment and escalate when necessary.
Delegate tasks and responsibilities to other staff members when appropriate and supervise other ad hoc staff in the office of the ED.
Maintain and manage Outlook Contact List, ensuring regular update as appropriate. Assist to prepare yearly budget for office of the ED, Regulation.
Serve as the go-to for business inquiries in the office of the ED, Regulation.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

To successfully deliver the above goals, the right candidate must have: HND/Degree in Management or Administration related fields Minimum of 5 years Post qualification experience in executive support role Membership of professional body is an advantage e.g. ICSAN Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES:
Company Secretarial Skills
Analytical Thinking
Budgeting
Client Relationship Management
Documents/Records Management
Information Management
People Management
Project Management
Research and Analysis
Microsoft Office Packages.

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES:
Accountability
Attention to Detail
Business Environmental Awareness
Collaboration
Customer Service
Effective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)
Emotional Intelligence
Integrity
Inter-Personal Relations
Problem Solving
Professionalism
Time Management.

TO APPLY
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Inspections & Examination Manager
IT Auditor – Inspection and Examinations
EA, GC|Head-Regulation

DUE DATE: 16 May, 2018