Nigerian Stock Exchange Vacancies: Chief Executive Officer

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: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
The new Chief Executive Officer will establish and execute plans to achieve the strategic objectives of the Exchange including competitiveness, operating efficiency, diversification and aggressive growth. The CEO will provide insight and direction to increase the liquidity and depth of Nigeria’s capital market.
Qualification and Experience
Candidates are expected to have strong understanding of global financial markets and the direction and opportunities for Nigeria’s financial system and capital market; proven ability to lead, motivate and develop a team of senior officials; strong engagement and negotiation skills and a track record of leading successful business change.
At the minimum:
• A University Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
• 10 years capital markets (in a securities exchange, capital market regulator or operator) or 15 years experience in financial services (non capital markets) including a minimum of 6 years experience in senior executive positions.
• A Master of Business Administration degree will be an added advantage
Method of Application
Candidates for the CEO position should submit a comprehensive resume with c1eor information of qualification for the position to:
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.


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