Managing Director (MD); Asset Management Company
FinAfri Talent Network
Lagos, LA, Nigeria
6d ago

Our Client is a pre-eminent Merchant Bank owned by reputable corporate and private investors. The Bank has its headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria with focus on high end financial products and services to select clientele in targeted sectors of the economy.

Our operations cover Corporate Banking, Private Banking, Investment Banking, Asset & Wealth Management, Treasury & Global Markets and Securities Trading.

In alignment with the Bank group's growth strategy, highly motivated employees are essential to our client's organization’s sustainable success, hence, its seeking the recruitment of motivated and competent talents to critical positions in the Bank.

Job Objectives

  • To plan, direct, and coordinate investment strategy and operations for mutual funds and assets supplied by institutional investors or individual investors.
  • Ensure an investment product delivers against the objectives communicated to its investors and in compliance with all appropriate guidelines, policies and procedures, adhering to all laws and regulations, and in a manner that adopts best practice fund / portfolio management.
  • Finally, to provide financial advice and services to private and corporate clients about a range of investment classes
  • Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure the company meets the financial target set by the Board.
  • Report directly to the Board at agreed periodic intervals and on a need basis regarding the operations and affairs of the company.
  • Develop and maintain investment strategy and plans and obtain Board approvals.
  • Execute annual investment plan in line with approved plan.
  • Evaluate the potential of new product developments or market opportunities, according to factors such as business plans, technologies, or market potential.
  • Develop and implement fund investment policies or strategies.
  • Supervise the monitoring investment and operational performance of products and individual investments and take actions necessary to ensure product portfolio meets stated performance targets and stays within risk and regulatory tolerances (including volatility, liquidity, diversification, concentrations and leverage.
  • Review models that compare value and risk among securities across the capital structure of individual companies, conditional on fundamental financial data, and potentially use this information to structure long / short market neutral strategies.
  • Provide oversight monitoring on regulatory or tax law changes to ensure fund compliance or to capitalize on development opportunities.
  • Attend investment briefings or consult financial media to stay abreast of relevant investment markets.
  • Coordinate activities of Fund Operations.
  • Drive performance reporting and investor relations; ensure compliance monitoring by team.
  • Perform or evaluate research, such as detailed company or industry analyses, to inform financial forecasting, decision-making, or valuation.
  • Interface effectively with multidisciplinary teams including accounting, asset management, finance, investor relations and regulators.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required by the Board.
  • Education Requirement

  • A Relevant University Degree
  • Relevant Professional Qualifications
  • Minimum of 10 years Cognate experience with at least 5 in Management position
  • A second degree or additional qualification would be an advantage
  • Knowledge

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience working in the Capital market
  • Experience in strategic planning and execution
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Business analysis skills
  • Strong knowledge of investment products across all asset classes
  • Highly numerate and analytical
  • A flexible and pro-active approach to work
  • Good judgment to make financial decisions
  • Skill / Competencies

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good organization skills and strong appreciation of customer service.
  • Proven ability to deal with high profile clients
  • Negotiation and presentation skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong team player
  • Proficiency in the use of communication technology to deliver information
  • Ability to control large budgets
  • Applications closure now extended to on Feb 8, 2022.

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