Vacancies at Nigerian Exchange Group


Nigerian Exchange Group (NGX Group) is a leading financial market infrastructure provider in Africa, connecting Nigeria, Africa and the world.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:



Job Title: Company Secretary / Compliance Officer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Full-time

About the Job

  • The Company Secretary / Compliance Officer should be a legal professional with industry experience and a strong background in compliance with a strong personality, proven managerial skills, and the ability to work as a team player to support the organization.
  • The individual will be required to have a thorough understanding of the capital market, NGX’s overall mission and strategy, as well as a strong legal or financial background, including stellar academic credentials and in-depth managerial experience.
  • We are seeking an exceptional individual to work as a Compliance Officer within the Group Company Secretariat/Compliance Department as well as provide support to the Group Company Secretary to serve the Board.


  • Responsible for developing, implementing, and administering statutory policies and procedures to ensure that The Group and its subsidiaries are in compliance with all relevant laws and regulations, and standards applicable to its operations.
  • Work with Heads of Departments, Management, and Board Committees to ensure that the Group and Its subsidiaries achieve consistently high levels of compliance with all relevant laws and regulations as well as industry best practices.
  • Responsible for regulatory compliance and compliance reviews; maintain good working relations with regulatory agencies.
  • Act as an independent review and evaluation body to ensure that compliance issues/concerns within the organisation are being appropriately evaluated, investigated, and resolved.
  • Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability; develop/implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provide general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
  • Implement appropriate compliance reporting to the Group Company Secretary/Head of Compliance, Management, and Board Committees.
  • Develop an annual compliance work plan, among other goals, to review the compliance of the Group of companies to the core values, strategy, and legal framework of the organisation and to identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk.
  • Institute and maintain an effective compliance communication program which includes education and training from time to time for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Reviewing NGX’s governance framework against global best practices, advising the Company Secretary on suggested changes to the framework, and ensuring the framework and supporting policies and procedures are well documented and up-to-date.
  • Supporting the Board and Board Committees to ensure the Board efficiently performs its oversight activities.
  • Assisting with Board development processes including Board evaluation, induction, and training.
  • Organising meetings of members of The Organisation in compliance with all applicable legal and regulatory provisions.
  • Communicating Board decisions to employees and other stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Providing company secretarial services to The Organisation and its subsidiaries, including scheduling meetings, proactively managing the agenda, taking minutes, following up on action items, and reporting on matters arising.
  • Dealing with Board correspondence.

Job Specification
To successfully deliver the above goals, the right candidate must have:

  • HND / Bachelor’s Degree in Law or other relevant discipline
  • Membership of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrator or such other relevant professional qualification/certification will be an advantage.
  • SEC registered Sponsored Individual will be an added advantage.
  • Circa 5-8 years’ experience, preferably gained asCompliance/company secretarial function of a listed company, top-tier capital market or financial industry operator, or Compliance/company secretarial practice in a top-tier law or professional services firm.
  • Transformative mindset, visionary and goal oriented, team player, enthusiasm to acquire and share knowledge, self-disciplined, and self-starter.

Desired Competencies and Skill Requirements:

  • Knowledge of securities and finance markets and experience working directly with regulatory agencies (such as SEC, CBN).
  • Ability to work with business units to establish, maintain and continuously improve Compliance capabilities.
  • Strong understanding of relevant laws such as ISA 2007, SEC Rules, NGX Rules and CAMA, etc.
  • Thorough knowledge of Compliance principles and practices.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated professional maturity and poise; ability to employ discretion in sensitive situations.
  • Demonstrated familiarity and experience with the major laws, rules, and regulations affecting the business of NGX Group and subsidiaries.
  • Ability to work well with a variety of constituencies; comfortable influencing executive management and Board to desirable outcomes.
  • Excellent time management and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Resourceful and proactive working style.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, strict attention to detail.
  • Ability to own complex initiatives.
  • Superior project management skills.
  • Conflict management skills.
  • Proven track record of strong performance against set deliverables.
  • Ability to generate trust and respect from staff and external stakeholders.





Job Title: Product Manager, Exchange Traded Products (ETP)

Location: Lagos, Nigeria (On-site)
Job type: Full-time

About the Job

  • The ETP Product Manager will lead and guide the review /creation of ETP frameworks for the scope of work, proposals, and research and business cases.
  • He/she will oversee all functions pertaining to the ETP product line with the overall goal of ensuring that ETPs are appropriately priced, positioned, promoted, and supported in a way that will increase order flow as measured by a number of transactions, trading volume and value in line with the overall goals of the product management department, and will have responsibility for margins made on the ETP Product line.
  • The Product Manager will also become the “Product Advocate” by proactively disseminating related information while communicating the product message.
  • He/she is expected to stay abreast of the competitive landscape and industry trends (utilising internal and external data/information resources) to create a competitive platform that enables stakeholders to realise their investment objectives.
  • The Product Manager will own and drive the ETP product line and ensure the success of these programmes by developing and maintaining relationships with ETP market participants and relevant external and internal stakeholders.
  • He/she will obtain and maintain knowledge of the ETP client business. Set up and attend stakeholder visits and conduct stakeholder presentations.
  • The position is situated in Nigeria with a global focus to cover both local and international buy and sell-side participants. This position reports to the Head, Product Development.


  • Liaise with fund experts to consistently develop and manage an array of offerings under ETP product line to meet the needs of the investing community and assimilate market feedback into new product development and positioning of existing ETPs.
  • Define the NGX Exchange’s growth strategy and execution plan for the ETP product line to drive product sales & profitability.
  • Perform data analysis, such as trend and behaviour analysis related to the financial services industry and ETPs product development in general whilst using the outcome of analysis and research, underpin recommendations for creating, developing, maintaining, and enhancing NGX ETPs Market product.
  • Responsible for the design and implementation of new ETP Product initiatives: Draft relevant documentation, perform analysis, research, and carry out appropriate planning with cross-market collaboration in mind, when relevant.
  • Coordinate activities of ETP liquidity providers to appropriate their functions in promoting liquidity and market efficiency.
  • Enhance the market microstructure (in areas such as transaction fees, and index licensing fees) to increase product profitability.
  • Advocate transparency of ETPs listed on NGX Exchange by ensuring they observe documentation requirements in terms of structure, exposures, and fair value at all times.
  • Liaise with index providers covering the Nigerian market or NGX index committee to ensure the providers meet a strong market demand for new and innovative indices to support ETPs across the asset class.
  • Responsible for performance i.e. turnover & margins of ETP trading on NGX Exchange.
  • Liaise with the Market Operations and Technology Division to ensure system compatibility with market structure enhancements in support of the ETP product line and other business partners as necessary.
  • Create, review and amend ETP trading rules as necessary, to promote fair and orderly trading in ETP.
  • Manage key relationships with other stakeholders, Broker-Dealers, Market Makers, Institutional Investors (PFAs, CPFAs, Insurance companies, managed funds, portfolio managers, etc.), and other trading participants locally and internationally.
  • Develop and maintain a broad knowledge and awareness of trading industry developments, competitors, and regulator rules that impact ETP trading.
  • Proactively disseminate investment and product resources to other areas of the organisation in order to educate and train Internal/External stakeholders on Product attributes and new initiatives.
  • Coordinate and operate investor education in partnership with other stakeholders.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Understand drivers of ETPs order flow to NGX Exchange.
  • Coordinate and partner with the other product development team members in conjunction with other 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.
  • Monitor/interpret product pricing trends and recommend appropriate strategies.
  • Understand product profitability goals and provide inputs to appropriate financial areas.
  • Assist in driving the development process once a new product has been approved by all functional areas.
  • Provide insight and assist the Listing Sales and Retention team in marketing on an ongoing and proactive basis with respect to product positioning and communication strategies.
  • Continuously monitor industry trends and the competitive environment; recommend initiatives to strengthen market position.
  • Assist in the preparation of presentations for ExCo and other key stakeholders.
  • P & L responsibilities for ETP and Index products.

Job Specification
To successfully deliver the above goals, the right candidate must have:

  • A First Degree in Quantitative or Business-related areas.
  • A post-graduate degree (MSc or MBA) or professional certification and licenses (e.g. CIS, CFA, will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 10 years post-NYSC experience in the financial services industry or an investment product management/marketing role, distribution-related role.

Desired Competencies and Skill Requirements:

  • Expertise in ETP creation and investment strategies and ability to research market events that affect ETPs.
  • In-depth technical understanding of product features, market structure, and regulations that impact ETPs.
  • Relevant experience in trading, sale-trading, and sales.
  • Solid knowledge of electronic trading, algorithmic trading, or high-frequency trading.
  • Good understanding of market quality statistics and best execution principles.
  • Knowledge of order flow drivers and the ecosystem around the entire order life cycle.

Generic Skills:

  • Good working knowledge of the asset allocation process, risk management, and leveraging strategies as they relate to the client investment experience.
  • Experience with multiple investment products and asset classes with specific expertise in ETPs.
  • Knowledge of the mutual fund, retirement funds, and investment management business.
  • Good working knowledge of institutional and wholesale distribution channels.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Reuters & Bloomberg platforms.
  • Strong leadership qualities as well as the ability to be a team player.
  • Strategic planning and analytical skills.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent time management and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Ability to function in a high-pressure environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Thoroughness, attention to detail with a high sense of purpose.
  • Ability to see the “big picture” from marketing, positioning, and industry perspective.
  • Engenders trust and is a reliable resource to internal customers.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send an updated Resume to: talentmanagement@ngxgroup.com using “NGX Group Recruitment – Company Secretary / Compliance Officer” as the subject of the email.


Important Notice

  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by people assigned to it.
  • They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
  • All personnel may be required to perform other responsibilities in addition to those specified from time to time, as needed.
  • We do not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it.
  • Furthermore, please note that emblems, logos, names and addresses are easily copied and reproduced. Therefore, you are advised to apply particular care when submitting personal information on the web.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity inclusion. We do not discriminate on grounds of colour, race, nationality, religion, age, ethnic origin, disability, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation in our employment practices
  • Our people are all equally gifted in unique ways: we come from diverse traditions, personal experiences and points of view. And we want to include yours, Are you ready to inspire us with your ideas?
  • We encourage all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process.
  • Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Due to the urgency of the position, we have the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline
  • Only qualified candidates will be invited for interview

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