Friday, October 15, 2010

Jobs in a Financial Services Group: Head, Market Research

A Non-Bank full fledged financial services group seeks to recruit an individual to oversee its market research unit: Head, Market Research


Job Location – Lagos
Job Description
The suitable candidate will be responsible for coordinating the research of the macro-economic environment, selected industries, companies and/or markets to generate investment and trading ideas for recommendation to the investment management committee


    * Coordinate the market research unit to facilitate work flow
    * Review market data, industry reports and publications
    * Develop and implement research strategies
    * Identify opportunities and threats in investments through the use of economic and industry forecasts
    * Liaise with marketing teams to develop new products/funds
    * Oversee the periodic preparation of economic, money and capital market reports for mail-out to clients
    * Oversee the maintenance of a comprehensive database on economic and industry specific trends

Qualifications and Experience
    * Bsc in a finance related course
    * An MBA / MSc (Finance) or investment related professional qualification such as  ACA, ACIS or CFA will be an advantage
    * At least 5 years of prior experience in a financial industry related research function
    * Sound knowledge of business fundamentals, financial markets and products, credit / investment analysis & selection, fund management & operations
    * Strong verbal and written communication skills
    * Highly organized and detail oriented
    * Ability to analyze complex data
    * Experience in using computer based research databases and processes

How to Apply
Please send your Resume in English language and in Microsoft Word Format to:

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