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Ongoing Recruitment at Nigerian Stock Exchange, August 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 positions below:

Job Title: Government Relations/Admin Assistant
Location
: Lagos
Division: CEO
Department: Executive Office
Report to: Special Assistant to the CEO
Grade: Executive Assistant – Officer
Estimated Date of Resumption: Monday, October 14, 2019
Job Summary

  • The Government Relation Analyst (GRA) will provide research and analytic support to the Head, Government Relations, in the Office of the CEO at The Exchange.
  • The job holder will also provide support to internal & external stakeholders on matters pertaining to the Office of the CEO.
  • S/he will be expected to be up-to-date with government policies and other regulatory policies that may affect the business of The Exchange.
  • S/he will also be responsible for providing administrative and clerical support, from time to time, in an effective and efficient manner. Serving as the Government Relation Analyst, this position reports to the Head, Government Relations at the Corporate Headquarters.

Key Responsibilities
Government Relations:

  • Provides technical, research and analytical support to the Head, Government Relations who is point of contact in facilitating activities with government agencies on behalf of the CEO
  • Conduct research and analyse data on economic and government policy related issues that affect the business
  • Provides support to members of the Special Assistant to CEO/Head of Government Relations in moving projects forward by assisting with information gathering, communicating with different parties, developing and monitoring plans, keeping track of responsibilities etc
  • Supports the Head of Government Relations on all projects to ensure efficient execution within agreed timelines
  • Provides support in preparation for internal and external meetings
  • Assists in drafting and disseminating correspondence including letters, memos and emails
  • Assists in preparing briefings for meetings, conferences, press appearances, etc
  • Provide monitoring and evaluation support on special projects and tasks assigned to the Special Assistant to the CEO/Head, Government Relations
  • Maintains confidentiality on all work issues and opportunities

Administrative Duties:

  • Reports to the Special Assistant to the CEO and supports a broad variety of administrative tasks for the Office of the CEO including: managing an extremely active calendar of appointments; composing and preparing correspondence, arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas
  • Perform daily clerical and administrative duties such as answering and screening telephone calls; taking messages; sorting and distributing incoming and outgoing mails; and other routine duties as necessary to assist the Office of the CEO
  • Reply to general information requests with the accurate information
  • Coordinate the maintenance of office equipment
  • Document handling and inventory supplies management for the Office of the CEO
  • Maintain an efficient record management system, electronic and manual, that provides timely retrieval of information. Assist with special events planning and other administrative activities as they relate to the Office of the CEO
  • Assume temporary secretarial duties in the absence of the Executive Assistant
  • Liaise with protocol and other ad hoc staff in handling logistics arrangements for the Office of the CEO and confirming arrangements prior to outings
  • Carry out various tasks as scheduled and instructed by the Special Assistant to the CEO
  • Research/Policy Development and Standard Operating Procedures :
  • Develop, review and maintain government 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:

  • Perform other related duties as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications and Experience

  • A degree in Economics, Political Science, Business Administration or a related field
  • Minimum of 1 year relevant experience in research and administrative duties in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent research and data gathering/analysis abilities.

Functional Competencies:

  • Excellent Verbal and Written Presentation
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Networking
  • Excellent Presentation Skills
  • Report and proposal writing skills.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Inter-Personal Relations
  • Excellent Time Management & Multi-tasking abilities
  • Strong innovation and creativity skills – Ability to use initiative

· Drive and enthusiasm in getting things done

· Record and Information Management.

Job Title: IT Audit Analyst
Location: Lagos
Division: CEO
Department: Internal Audit Department
Report to: IT Auditor
Grade: Executive Assistant – Officer
Estimated Date of Resumption: Monday, October 14, 2019

Job Summary

  • This jobholder has the responsibility of supporting the review and evaluation of the NSE automated information processing systems, related non-automated processes and the interfaces between them in order to determine the risks.
  • She/he is also expected to work with the IT Auditor to evaluate the reliability of data from IT systems which have an impact on the financial statement.
  • S/he is to drive compliance with applicable laws, policies and standards in relation to IT as well as check if there are instances of extravagance, inefficiencies and wastage in the use and management of IT systems. Serving as the IT Audit Analyst, this position reports to the IT Auditor at the Corporate Headquarters.

Key Responsibilities


Review of System Access Controls:
  • Ensure that access control strategy aligns with the corporate identity policy and the IT architecture of NSE
  • Ensure the right user authorisation for employees and conduct due diligence for all transactions raised. Violation monitoring: ensure that access violations are identified e.g. resigned staff accounts still active on NSE applications.

Post-Implementation Reviews of IT Projects:

  • Reviews to identify risks introduced during the vendor selection, pre-implementation, go-live phases due to system adaptation for NSE’s Users and processes.
  • Review and ensure that key controls were embedded through the application acquisition life-cycle and go-live of various applications and processes.

Business Continuity Reviews:

  • Review to ensure continuous operations of business applications (X-Stream, ERP, etc) in the event of fires, terrorist attacks, extended power failures, equipment and telecommunications failures
  • Review appropriately identified risks focusing on NSE processes and known potential risks that affect continuity of IT operations and services
  • Ensure that costs of implementing and managing continuity assurance are less than the expected losses and within management’s risk tolerance levels
Review DR incidences as it relates to RTO and RPO Reviews of Change Management:
  • Ensure that change management procedures are standardised and followed in all IT related system changes (maintenance, patches, etc)
  • Assess the control risk associated with change request of changes within IT infrastructure and Applications.

Revenue Assurance Audit:

  • Participate in the review of the various income heads in the books of the NSE
  • Ensure that income streams are protected from income leakages due to wrong configuration or manual process for collection of incomes.

Continuous Auditing of IT Related activities:

  • Ensure that all IT related activities are reviewed for compliance and consistency
  • Reviews of IT implementation and ensure that the meet the needs of users
  • Ensure that the disaster recovery processes in the NSE, would be available and sufficient enoug to withstand major disruptions to our information systems
  • Continuous auditing of X-Stream and ensure that data from the application are accurate and free from error or manipulation

Hardware Infrastructure and Data Centre Management Review:

  • Assist in periodic review of Network, Hardware, Firewall
  • Fire suppression system
  • Screening of employees and contractors who access Data Centre
  • Video Surveillance.

Network Infrastructure and Perimeter Defence Review:

  • Assist in review of Network Topology
  • Participate in review of Network Security (Switches, Routers)
  • Review to ensure Network devices are physically and logically secured
  • Assist in Perimeter Defence Review (Firewall, VPN).

Investigation of System Errors and Incidences:

  • Incidences and system errors investigation
  • Root cause analysis review.

Other Reviews:

  • Ensure effective follow up with Auditees for resolution of all outstanding weighty exceptions and open items Management Letters raised during IT audits and by external auditors respectively.
  • Ensure quality audit reports covering the entire IT functions are presented to the Executive Management and meet the standards of Council Audit and Risk Management Committee
  • Software Development Life Cycles
  • Information Security Reviews
  • Ensure Data Centre Best Practices
  • Ensure adherence to Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity principles
  • Ensure Penetration Testing
  • Review IT Policies & Procedures Review and generate Gap analysis Report
  • Ensure proper monitoring of IT Operations (Backup & Recovery, Management of Storage Media, Problem and Incident Management).

Audit Reporting:

  • Maintaining work papers
  • Evaluate the sufficiency and appropriateness of audit evidence to support conclusions drawn. Prepare the audit report and presenting it to the head Internal Audit Department
  • Monitor compliance with reporting requirements
  • Follow up and report on implementation of internal and external audit recommendations. Performing other duties as assigned to him/her by the Head Internal Audit.

Research/Policy Development and Standard Operating Procedures:

  • Develop, review and maintain IT Audit policies, guidelines, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

Other Responsibilities:

  • Perform other related duties as may be assigned from time to time
  • Execute the audit program ensuring adequate documentation to complete the internal audit and support the conclusions reached
  • Identify potential control weaknesses, irregularities, discrepancies, and deviations from prescribed procedures, policies, and practices to help the Company improve performance and meet regulatory requirements
  • Assist with the review of financial statements, footnote disclosures and management letter comments
  • Conduct investigations as the need arises.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical/Electronics Engineering or any numerate sciences
  • Minimum of 2 years post-NYSC relevant experience in an IT function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Basic knowledge of various Standards and Frameworks which include: ISACA framework COBIT, ISO27001, ITIL, COSO, SOX, ICFR, BASEL 1 & II Etc will be an added advantage
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Servers OS, Windows Domain architecture, Unix/Linux Administration is a must. Possession of Microsoft certifications as proof of competence
  • Basic knowledge of Networking
  • Possession of or preparing for CISA, CISSP, CRISC, CEH, ACA, ACCA certifications will also be an added advantage.

Functional Competencies:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under presure with strict deadlines
  • Project Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong organisation skills.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Time Management
  • Ability to work outside normal work hours when required.
  • Natural Inquisitiveness, highly motivated, energetic and enthusiastic
  • Dynamic, service oriented and committed to results
  • Integrity.

Job Title: Legal Associate
Location: Lagos
Division: Shared Services Division
Department: Legal Department
Report to: General Counsel/Head Legal Department
Grade: Executive Assistant – Officer
Estimated Date of Resumption: Monday, September 30, 2019
Job Summary

  • The Legal 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 various Units 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

· Providing enterprise wide legal support on a myriad of issues in a timely and qualitative manner

· Providing legal opinions and advice as requested by other employees of The Exchange, the Council of The Exchange, the subsidiaries of The Exchange and The Exchange’s Investor protection Fund

·  Providing support and legal advisory services to the Council, Council Committees, Investor Protection Fund and subsidiaries of The Exchange

· Managing The Exchange’s litigation docket, including liaising with external counsel to formulate litigation strategy and monitor implementation of same

  • Attending meetings with officials of the Nigerian Police, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, and other such authorities, the Multidoor Courthouse, external parties in respect of litigation/court/ADR related matters and attending court to represent.
  • The Exchange Representing The Exchange in respect of appeals to the Council from the decisions of the Disciplinary Committee Engaging, relating and managing external counsel instructed to render advisory services to The Exchange and exercising quality control over the services.
  • Minimizing the exposure of The Exchange, its Investor Protection Fund 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
  • Supporting the business in finding creative ways to meet organizational objectives
  • Relating as one of the representatives of The Exchange with various Government agencies, including The Exchange’s regulator, the Securities and Exchange Commission, Nigeria, and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
  • Ensuring his/her KPIs are met
  • Ensuring cost effective service provision for all services provided by the Legal Department in accordance with SLAs

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 2:1 in University
  • A law degree with 2-3 years’ experience
  • Masters’ Degree in Law
  • Knowledge of dispute resolution; and/ or intellectual property, and/or employment law
  • Strong understanding of securities laws and a good understanding of laws affecting the capital markets, NSE rules and CAMA
  • Top tier law firm experience: litigation or transactional
  • Knowledge of dispute resolution; and/ or intellectual property, and/or employment law
  • Experience within the legal function of a listed company, top tier capital market or financial industry operator.

Functional Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Application of Legal Expertise
  • Relationship Management
  • Project Management
  • Legal Advisory.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Leadership
  • Problem Solving.

Job Title: Manager, Disciplinary Unit – Regulation
Location
: Lagos
Division: Regulation
Department: Office of the DH-Regulation
Report to: Executive Director, Regulation
Grade: Assistant Manager – Manager
Estimated Date of Resumption: Monday, October 14, 2019

Job Summary

  • 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 its Disciplinary process.
  • This individual will work out of the office of the Head, Regulation.
  • 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 documentation of all types relating to Disciplinary matters within agreed timeframes
  • Providing enterprise wide legal support to all structures involved in the Disciplinary process
  • Providing legal opinions and advice as requested for the purposes of the Disciplinary process. Providing legal advisory services to the Council and Council Committees in connection with the Disciplinary process
  • Working with other business departments to manage The Exchange’s disciplinary process for its Dealing Members and listed companies. Managing The Exchange’s Disciplinary Process to be in line with best practice and international standards. Attending meetings with third parties and stakeholders regarding The Exchange’s Disciplinary Process
  • In conducting disciplinary matters, pay attention to minimizing the exposure of The Exchange to legal liabilities. Working on the procedures, practices, rules and regulations relating to the Disciplinary process with a view to enhancing them and making them more robust
  • Participating as representative of the Disciplinary function in Committees and Projects across the enterprise
  • Supporting the business in finding creative ways to meet its SRO enforcement objectives
  • Ensuring KPIs are met
  • Ensuring cost effective service provision for all services rendered

Qualifications and Experience

  • law degree with 7-10 years’ experience and at least 1 year of managerial experience.
  • Master’s Degree in Law
  • Strong understanding of securities laws and a good understanding of laws affecting the capital markets, NSE rules and CAMA. Demonstrated leadership and management ability in a complex organization
  • Knowledge of Administrative Review and Regulatory Oversight matters.

Functional Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Excellent Communication Skills, both Written and Verbal.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Excellent Time Management & Multi-tasking abilities
  • Drive and enthusiasm in getting things done
  • Ability to generate trust and respect from staff and external stakeholders
  • Comfort with ambiguity and uncertainty.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply

Note: The intent of these job descriptions is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position

Application Deadline 11th September, 2019.

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