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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: Equity Products Manager

Location: Lagos

Division: Trading Business Division

Department: Secondary Market Department

Report to: Head – Secondary Markets Department

Grade: Deputy Manager – Senior Manager

Estimated Date of Resumption: Monday, August 3, 2020

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.

The Equities Product Manager will also become the “product advocate” by proactively disseminating related information while communicating the product message.

The candidate is expected to stay abreast of the competitive landscape and industry trends (utilizing internal and external data/information resources) to create a competitive platform that enables stakeholders realize their investment objectives.

The Equities Product Manager will oversee all functions pertaining to the equities product line with the overall goal of ensuring that Equities products are appropriately priced, positioned, promoted, and supported in a way that will increase order flow as measured by number of transactions, trading volume and value in line with the overall goals of the product management department.

Key Responsibilities

Enhance the market micro-structure (in areas such as transaction fees, market making, , securities lending and short selling, and market quality) to increase product profitability.

Drive review and amendment of trading rules as necessary, to promote fair and orderly trading in equities.

Maintain relationships with broker-dealers, market makers, Institutional Investors and other trading participants locally and internationally.

Serve as a proactive resource to other areas of the organization in order to educate and train them on product attributes and new initiatives
Coordinate and operate investor education in partnership with other stakeholders on E based products.

Catalyse the adoption of global best practices in sales practice, Equities order handling, trade execution, trade reporting, and other initiatives that will enhance the client experience when interacting in the Nigerian securities market.

Liaise with the Market Operations and Technology Division to ensure system compatibility with market structure enhancements in support of the Equities product line.

Work with market participants to increase market liquidity in equities and consider questions such as appropriateness of algorithmic trading in the Nigerian market, length of trading hours, stock circuit breakers, best execution statistic, Opening and Closing auctions, etc

Other Responsibilities:

Coordinate and partner with other Secondary Market team members and stakeholders, to design and price products, identify and address key issues that must be resolved before a successful product launch occurs

Serve as gatekeeper, ambassador and product line expert to internal/external parties

Analyse new product ideas in conjunction with institutional/wholesale distribution and marketing firms to determine success potentials and uniqueness within the industry

Continuously monitor industry trends and competitive environment; recommend initiatives to strengthen market position

Qualifications and Experience

A first degree in Finance or business related areas

A post graduate degree (MSc or MBA) or professional certification and licenses (eg CIS, CFA, Finra series 7 and 24) will be an added advantage

Minimum 8 years of experience in financial services industry or in an investment product management/marketing role, distribution-related role

Functional Competencies:

Capital Market Knowledge

Analytical Thinking

Good Understanding of Market Statistics

Knowledge of order flow drivers and the eco system

Understanding of Financial Markets and Investment Strategies

Microsoft Office Packages

Strategic Planning & Analytical

Behavioural Competencies:

Attention to Detail
Inter-Personal Relations
Team Player

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:


To apply for this job please visit www.nse.com.ng.
https://www.nse.com.ng

Application Deadline   2nd June, 2020.

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