Nigerian Stock Exchange: Executive Director, Marketing Operations and IT

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 securi1y transactions, the NSE is transforming to increase the depth of Nigeria’s capital market and improve access to liquidi1y for listed organizations.
To provide leadership for its transformation program, the NSE is seeking to recruit qualified and experienced executives to be its future:
Job Title: Executive Director, Marketing Operations and IT
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 a Business /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 position should submit a comprehensive resume with clear information of qualification for the position to: [email protected]
The closing date for applications is 12th October, 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.
Those who had previously applied do not need to apply, as their applications are currently being processed.