HEAD, RETAIL INVESTOR COVERAGE VACANCY AT THE NIGERIAN STOCK EXCHANGE (NSE)
Posted: 14/Mar/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: 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 Closing Date
26th March, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:

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