Test Manager - Market Services
Nigerian Stock Exchange
Lagos
9d ago
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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.

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    Division : Trading Business

    Department : Market Services

    Report to : Head-Market Services

    Grade : Test Manager

    Estimated Date of Resumption : Sunday, April 1, 2018

    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 Test Manager role requires technical know-

    how and experience managing a test team effectively.The role would suit someone with extensive experience leading the testing effort within the financial and Investment Banking sector and who possesses good knowledge of FX, Equity Derivatives and Fixed Income instruments.

    Applicants must have solid experience of full life cycle testing through to the UAT phase.The opportunity that presents itself here is to conduct in-

    depth product testing (covering system / functional testing, regression testing, acceptance testing and performance testing) of all software components including data processing reporting and user interfaces ensuring these specialist product quality reaches the highest standards.

    We are looking for a technical hands-on manager who will not only lead the team, but also participate in testing and day-

    to-day operations. Proven ability in developing and managing test automation is a huge plus.

    Key Responsibilities

    The Test Manager will be expected to have aptitudes, skills, knowledge and experience on the following areas : Proven track record of managing test teams -

    line management and developmentProven experience of being hands on with test teams and working with the Test Team to create Test PlansExperience defining, implementing and continuously improving Test StrategyAbility to oversee the whole project testing lifecycle System, Integration, UAT and Regression testing throughout the System Development Lifecycle (SDLC)Ability to apply testing knowledge and experience in a practical and pragmatic wayAbility to achieve results under time pressure, but without compromising qualityAble to write basic SQL queries, and general appreciation of databases a plusTesting of interfaces to other applications.

    Creating Regression test packs. Management of test logs and test transactionsLiaising with multiple functional departments to perform testing duties.

    Defect management ascertaining that raised defects are reproducibleCoaching and support for other Test AnalystsProviding inputs for Test completion Reports and Post Implementation Reviews

    Qualifications and Experience

    Bachelor's Degree (), Computer Science or similarMinimum 10 years’ post NYSC experience in IT with at least 5 years in testing capacity, working within Financial services domainISEB / ISTQB / ASTQB Certification a plusRelevant experience of Test, Defect Management and Test Automation tools.

    Experience with API-based test automation tools a plusExperience executing testing across multiple test phases such as unit, systems, integration and End to end testingExperience in testing tools like JIRA / HP ALM as a test tracking tool.

    Functional Competencies :

    Concept Development and Execution ManagementDatabase AdministrationDesktop Engineering and SupportEnterprise ArchitectureInformation SecurityNetwork Planning and DesignProcess ManagementProduct DevelopmentProgramme / Application DevelopmentSoftware Engineering and Development

    Behavioural Competencies :

    AccountabilityAttention to DetailChange ManagementEffective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)LeadershipProblem SolvingProfessionalism

    Division : Trading Business Division

    Department : Market Services Department

    Report to : Head-Market Services

    Grade : Test Analyst

    Estimated Date of Resumption : Sunday, April 1, 2018

    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 Test Analyst role would suit someone with experience within the financial and Investment Banking sector and who possesses good knowledge of FX, Equity, Derivatives and Fixed Income instruments.

    Applicants must have solid experience of full life cycle testing through to the UAT phase.The Test Analyst will focus on manual testing and QA with an emphasis on ensuring each new feature and release meets production ready standards before it’s deployed to the live environment.

    A background in automation, or a keen appetite to learn and apply its principles, would be a distinct advantage.

    Key Responsibilities

    The Test Analyst will be expected to have aptitudes, skills, knowledge and experience on the following areas : Review functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of individual deliverables and agree test coverageIdentify test scenario from functional spec and design test preparationDevelop, document and maintain functional / system test cases and other test activities like the test data, data validation, test scriptsExecute and evaluate manual test cases and report test resultsHold and facilitate test plan / case reviews with cross-

    functional team membersIdentify any potential quality issues per defined process and escalate potential quality issues immediately to managementEnsure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirementsIsolate, replicate, and report defects and verify defect fixesAbility to test throughout the whole project testing lifecycle System, Integration, UAT and Regression testing throughout the System Development Lifecycle (SDLC)Testing of interfaces to other applications.

    Liaising with multiple functional departments to perform testing duties.

    Qualifications and Experience

    To successfully deliver the above goals, the right candidate must have : Bachelor’s Degree (), Computer Science or similarMinimum 5 years’ post NYSC experience in IT with at least 2 years in testing capacity, working within Financial services domainISEB / ISTQB / ASTQB Certification a plus Relevant experience of Test, Defect Management and Test Automation tools.

    Experience with API-based test automation tools a plus.

    Functional Competencies :

    Desktop Engineering and SupportInformation SecurityProduct DevelopmentSystem Analysis and Design.

    Behavioural Competencies :

    Attention to DetailEffective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)InnovationProblem SolvingTeam Work.

    Division : CEO

    Department : Human Resource Group

    Report to : Chief Human Resource Officer

    Grade : Manager - Senior Manager

    Estimated Date Of Resumption : Monday, April 2, 2018

    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 X-Academy Team Lead (as a subject matter expert) will drive the overall strategy and end-

    to-end coordination of the X-Academy.The individual will be responsible for the business operations of the Academy which will include developing and executing marketing plans, developing revenue generating courses, creating awareness for X-

    Academy programmes, meeting revenue targets of the Academy and establishing new affiliations for partnerships. In addition, the individual will be responsible for designing the learning, development and growth plans for employees and supporting the overall business strategy through various learning and development intervention initiatives of The Exchange including the Graduate Trainee Programme (GTP), Continuous Professional Development, etc.

    the incumbent will drive corporate and strategic HR priorities with regards to Leadership and Management development, functional competency and organisation wide improvements in Learning and Development etc.

    through the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of a range of effective development interventions.The role will also have responsibility for the Exchange’s learning and development strategy, Learning Intervention Management, Instructional Design / Development, Competency Development and Management, Career Development, Graduate Trainee Programme, Internship Management, Research / Policy Development, Standard Operating Procedures, budgets and Managing risks associated with the X-

    Academy function.The incumbent will develop, review and maintain policies, guidelines, and standard operating procedures guiding the X-

    Academy function as well as conduct regular research and liaising with professionals across various industries to ensure that the activities and initiatives of the X-

    Academy are in tune with leading global best practices, generate data and required analytics required for decision making.

    Serving as the X-Academy Team Lead, this position reports to the Chief Human Resource Officer at the Corporate Headquarters.

    Key Responsibilities

    Develop and implement Learning and Development strategy and framework to guide the development and growth of employeesPartner with the Organization’s Management team to analyze, develop and implement HR development activities to support business needs and objectives in consultation with the OD team and other HR and organization wide stakeholdersDesign organisation wide strategies and plans to meet learning and development needs, and manage training delivery, measurement and follow-

    up as necessaryDesign training courses and programmes necessary to meet training needs, where applicable manage this activity via internal or external providersDevelop ad hoc curriculum relevant to critical business initiatives and other departmental / functional needs, and analyse learning evaluation data and metrics to diagnose gaps, identify opportunities and implement changes to ensure content is current, relevant and delivered in the most efficient and effective mannerCommunicate and collaborate organisation-

    wide with key stakeholders to improve Human Resource capability and learning resources to deliver best practices, create effective learning solutions and leverage programs and existing resources throughout The ExchangeWork with business and function leaders at all levels in the organization to develop and implement courses and curriculums to meet on-

    going needs of employee groups based on analysis of needs and ensure program sustainability over timeResponsible for the delivery of developmental initiatives to staff, including training, coaching and the effective utilization and application of available online resourcesSupport the development of a robust overall HR strategy in support of corporate objectives whilst embedding a continuous improvement culture around HR service deliveryMaintain advisory / consultative relationships with subject-

    matter experts who can provide input to or deliver on Learning and Development initiativesDrive learning and development strategies within the organisation in support of the organisation’s objectives and, working closely with Line Managers, TM and OD teams, and Head-

    HR to develop a learning intervention initiativesSupport The Exchange’s strategy by consulting, challenging, advising and educating business leaders on "best in class" learning and development practicesConduct follow-

    up studies of all completed learning activities to evaluate and measure results; modify programs as needed; develop effective training materials utilizing a variety of mediumsDevelop metrics, analytics and reporting based on programs and participants feedback that demonstrates results of learning activities delivered to the business, and ensure highly evolved data analysis & metrics process is in place for ongoing reporting to the organizationGather and analyze data on pre-

    and post-training feedback / survey and prepare Learning and Development analytics for Management reportsOverall coordination of the X-

    Academy, ensuring the quality of programmes offered by the XAcademy meets the needs of target participants and globally acceptable standardsResponsible for promoting programmes offered by the Academy, and ensuring set targets on volume (number of programmes) and value (revenue) are achievedResponsible for the X-

    Academy budget preparing, overseeing, managing and tracking spend and revenue generationConduct quality assurance on all information (both internal & external) pertaining to the X-

    Academy and its programmesFacilitate content development for instructor led sessions, podcasts, webinars and other e-learning platforms, etcResponsible for managing X-

    Academy risk review wherein key features of X-Academy are itemized, risk mitigators and aggravators are identified, and a risk assessment is performed.

    Employ continual tracking of key risk indicators (KRIs), such as the allocation / utilization of the learning and development budget per employee, critical needs, knowledge learning and unlearning process etc and advise the Chief Human Resource Officer and management appropriatelyOverall coordination and planning of The Exchange team bonding strategies / initiatives, employee retreats, town hall and divisional meetings, etcCollaborate with the OD team in the implementation of the career development strategy, and connect the career development strategy with the HR Strategy and the Business StrategyLead and manage the development of different development programs for specific groups of employees and talents, and regularly assess the results of development programsCollaborate with the OD team in leading strategic organization wide projects focused on the development of high potentials and leaders within the organizationImplement the organization wide Competency Framework and carry out assessments within adequate and specified timelinesDesign a platform that enables The Exchange to apply various approaches to effective learning and development, including an approach to organizational wide mentoring and coaching building our internal capability and ensuring that we build capacityOversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of The Exchange Graduate Trainee Program (GTP) and Continuous Development Programme (CDP)Oversee the coordination and administration of all aspects of the GTP including planning, budgeting, organizing, leading, and controlling program activities by liaising with recruitment vendor, faculty members, training facilitators and other stakeholders as requiredPlan the delivery of the overall CDP and its activities in accordance with the goals of the program Maintain effective relationships with vendors, consultants, etc.

    and Service Level Agreements and ensure compliance with terms of serviceGenerate revenue through fee earning courses / programmes of the X-

    Academy and rental of the Training FacilityPerform other HR related duties as may be assigned from time to time

    Qualifications And Experience

    HND / Bachelor Degree in Social Management Science disciplines, preferably in Human Resource ManagementMembership of a professional body-

    CIPM,CIPD, NITAD, PMI, SHRM, etc. is an advantageMinimum 7 years of progressively responsible experience in delivering learning and development functions, managing an Academy or HR generalist or specialist experienceTwo years of project management experienceExperience of using a range of psychometric instruments for development purposes and coaching qualification, is desirableExperience in Human Resources Transformation and organizational restructuringManaging HR the function as a Strategic Business Partner, consideration and application of Global Best Practices.

    Functional Competencies :

    Analytical ThinkingBrand ManagementBusiness AcumenClient Relationship ManagementCost ManagementKnowledge ManagementMarketingMarketing ResearchNetworkingPeople ManagementResource ManagementMicrosoft Office Packages

    Behavioural Competencies :

    Attention to DetailContinuous DevelopmentDecision MakingDelegationEffective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)InfluenceTime Management.

    Division : Trading Business Division

    Department : Market Services Department

    Role : Application Developer

    Report to : Head-Market Services

    Grade : Application Developer

    Estimated Date Of Resumption : Monday, April 2, 2018

    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.

    The Nigerian Stock Exchange continues to evolve to meet the needs of its valued customers, and to achieve the highest level of competitiveness.

    It is an open, professional and vibrant exchange, connecting Nigeria, Africa and the world.The Application Developer role is a technology focused role intended to provide software development and analysis services to the NSE.

    The role sits within the Trading Business division and under the Market Services Department specifically.The role would suit someone with proven experience building production, commercial-

    quality web based applications (in C# 3.0 and above) that also has proven in depth SQL-Server development experience.Applicants must be comfortable with advanced SQL syntax, SQL Server Business Intelligence development and SQL Server (additional experience with Oracle is highly desirable).

    The incumbent needs to be flexible and open to new ideas or change with the passion and drive to excel in their career.S / he must recognize the value of agile, iterative development processes, SDLC and have strong OOD and OOA skills.

    Requirements

    The Application Developer will be expected to have aptitudes, skills, knowledge and experience on the following areas :

    Demonstrable analytical skills with regard to specifying and detailing business processes and requirementsDelivery experience with .

    NET framework, including C#, , LINQ and Extensive experience with SQL Server (2008 / 2012)Experience with SQL data business intelligence (OLAP, etc.

    preferredAdvanced knowledge and experience in HTML and DHTML, JavaScript, CSSPractical experience in Agile development methodologiesAbility to work both in a collaborative team environment and independentlyProficient verbal and written communication skillsExperience with implementation and testing of DB backups, restores and recovery modelsDatabase server deployment design, processes, and day-

  • to-day operations, including monitoring and Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO) using native monitoring and troubleshooting toolsFormulation, management and execution of data test strategies, plans and delivery commitments in concert with business and project management effortsMobile and web service development experienceExperience with ticketing systems (;
  • JIRA, Bugzilla) and managed workflowsExperience with SharePoint 2010 and above preferredStrong familiarity with source control systems ()

    Qualifications and Experience

    Bachelor's Degree (), Computer Science or similarMinimum 5 years of application and web application development experience (using the .

    Net Framework 3.0 and above). Other fields of study are acceptable when combined with strong background or work experience within the financial sector.

    Functional Competencies :

    Analytical ThinkingConcept Development and Execution ManagementDatabase AdministrationEnterprise ArchitectureInformation ManagementNetwork Planning and DesignSoftware Engineering and DevelopmentSystem Analysis and Design

    Behavioural Competencies :

    Attention to DetailChange ManagementEffective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)InnovationLeadershipProblem SolvingResult OrientedTime Management

    Division : CEO

    Department : Executive Office

    Report to : Chief Executive Officer

    Grade : Senior Manager - Principal Manager

    Estimated Date Of Resumption : Tuesday, May 1, 2018

    Job Summary

    The Nigerian Stock Exchange (The Exchange) serves 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 Special Assistant (SA) will provide executive support to the CEO of the Exchange.

    The job holder will also be the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Office of the CEO.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Oversees a broad variety of administrative tasks for the CEO including : composing and preparing correspondence, arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendasProvides support for the CEO regarding advocacy with the Government (Executive, Legislative and Judiciary at the federal, state and local government levels) on various market friendly policiesProvides support in preparation for internal and external meetings;
  • attend meetings and follow-up on meeting action points on behalf of the CEO (within and outside the country)Provides members of the Executive Management team leverage in moving projects forward by assisting with information gathering, communicating with different parties, developing and monitoring plans, keeping track of responsibilities etc.

    Provides a bridge for smooth communication between the Office of the CEO and departments; demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust and support with senior management staffDrafts and disseminate correspondence including letters, memos and emailsPrepares briefings for meetings, conferences, press appearances, etcManages special projects assigned by the CEOMaintains confidentiality on all work issues and opportunities

    Qualifications and Experience

    A Degree in Business Administration or a related fieldMinimum of 10 years’ relevant experience in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

    Functional Competencies :

    Analytical ThinkingClient Relationship ManagementConflict ManagementData ManagementDocuments / Records ManagementEthics KnowledgeGovernment & Media RelationsInformation ManagementNetworkingProject ManagementMicrosoft Office Packages

    Behavioural Competencies :

    Attention to DetailBuilding TrustCollaborationDecision MakingEffective Communication Skills (Written & Oral)Emotional IntelligenceInfluenceInter-

    Personal RelationsLeadershipPlanning and OrganizingResult OrientedTime Management

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