Nigerian Stock Exchange Vacancies: Executive Director, Listings

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, 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
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 capitol 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 capitol 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 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.