Ongoing recruitment at Work Place Centre Limited

The Workplace Centre Limited – We are a World Class Skills Development and HR / ICT Consulting Services organization that adds significant value to our clients and society.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Managing Director, Asset and Portfolio Management

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Industry: Finance

Key Responsibilities

  • The Managing Director will be responsible for driving the strategic objective of the asset management business in line with laid down policies and within regulatory framework.
  • Responsible for defining the investment policy statement and investment management standard operating procedure in line with broad-based Board policy.
  • As leader of the team, the appointee will work with clients to develop appropriate financial & investment priorities, risk management framework, and de-risking of portfolios, as appropriate.
  • Grow asset portfolio as determined by the Board.
  • Provide overall strategic leadership, direction, and guidance for the growth through coordination, formulation, design and review of the corporate strategy, goals, and objectives.
  • Efficiently manage team and resources towards profits and be responsible for building and sustaining client – business relationships to create potential business opportunities and ultimately increase income generation for the Organization.
  • Supervise the business development team to ensure that investment portfolios are appropriately structured to meet clients’ objective.
  • Responsible for evaluating employee and portfolio performance.
  • Actively involved in the development of business strategy, budget, standard operating manuals, and policies including investment policy, guidelines, risk management framework, compliance framework and service level agreement.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • B.Sc in Economics, Finance or related disciplines from an accredited institutions, complemented by a relevant master’s degree and professional qualification such as CFA/CIS certifications. Other relevant professional qualification will also be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years post qualification experience in a leading financial services company, with at least eight (8) years being a top management executive.
  • Prior experience participating in investments in Private Equity or Venture Capital.
  • Previous experience managing a medium to large indigenous or multinational Assets Management Company will be useful.
  • Above average knowledge of mutual funds and the derivatives markets, supported by Private Equity and Capital Market experience.
  • Strong skills in treasury, money market and Euro Funds and other funds.
  • Highly experienced in marketing and investment.
  • Candidate should not be less than 40 years.

Other Requirements:

  • Skill in dealing with public and private sectors in Nigeria.
  • Understanding of the business models of financial services organizations.
  • Experience with capital/ fundraising nationally & internationally.
  • Proven excellent track record of achievement in this role or similar role in a dynamic corporate environment.
  • Registered as a Sponsored Individuals with Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Ability to think strategically whilst maintaining a pragmatic perspective.
  • Ability to build and nurture strategic business relationships.
  • Ability to provide business acumen, energy, and vision to the organization.
  • In-depth understanding of the impact of changes/trends in the financial services industry.

Generic Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Strong influencing style, executive presence, and confident personality.
  • Strong people management and interpersonal skills that infuses energy and spirit into an organisation and challenges colleagues at all levels to push for excellence.
  • Ability to multitask, manage time and prioritize across concurrent tasks.
  • Strong attention to detail with high-value orientation.

Required Competencies:

  • Business development
  • Development of proposals
  • External Environment & Market Analysis.
  • Business and Treasury Management
  • Principles of Strategic Management
  • Strategy Planning & Monitoring
  • Budget Planning & Control

Job Title: Business Development Manager

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Industry: Finance

Key Responsibilities

  • Analyze market trends and identify areas for improvement.
  • In conjunction with the head, of securities dealings be responsible for coordinating the identification and evaluation of new markets, identifying business opportunities and prospecting for new Clients to improve the company’s market position and achieve financial growth.
  • Coordinate new marketing initiatives to expand the Company’s customer base.
  • Support management by organizing meetings between clients and company executives.
  • Maintain current client relationship and identifying areas for potential clients.
  • Contacting potential clients to establish a business relationship and meet with them.
  • Develop new sales areas and improving sales through various methods.
  • Research the latest in the business industry and creating new opportunities to expand business.
  • Trains junior salespeople to improve sales goals and meet expectations.
  • Strong understanding of company products or services as well as business position and competition to keep business competitive.
  • Assists in all aspects of the process by prospecting, cultivating, setting appointments, and managing leads in the Company’s contact management database system.
  • Obtain critical information about new client opportunities and schedule appointments and provide follow up activities.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, or a similar area
  • About five years of proven sales experience in business or a related area
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal, to express technical and nontechnical concepts clearly and concisely.
  • Excellent organizational skills to meet goals and set priorities.
  • Be proactive, organized and handle work under stressful and uncertain environments.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and follow-up skills.
  • Dynamic, articulate and well-spoken.
  • Extremely strong phone skills: Ability to set and close appointments over the phone.
  • Ability to use or quickly learn real estate-specific CRM and marketing/lead technologies.

Job Title: Manager, Trustee

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Reporting to: Head, Trustee Services
Industry: Finance

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare wills, trust deeds and debentures for private, public, and corporate bodies.
  • Manage bond and equity portfolios for moderately complex to complex clients to maximize investment returns commensurate with an acceptable level of risk.
  • Act as transaction trustee for funds to clients as required.
  • Communicates with new and existing clients and administrators about their accounts, securities markets, and economic trends, which include the reporting of investment activity and performance.
  • Provides business model and structure to enhance operational efficiency and effectiveness of asset under trust where necessary.
  • Ensures that the trustee obligations are fully understood, documented, and met.
  • Prepare ‘MPR’ and other metric reporting information.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Degree in Law and relevant professional qualifications
  • Demonstrated Corporate Secretarial experience in Private, Public and Corporate Trusts
  • Strong leadership skills and demonstrated ability to build talent for the future.
  • Strong financial acumen with a varied and extensive background in trusteeship.
  • Candidate should possess a minimum of 10 years cognate experience.
  • Candidate should not be more than 35 years.

Generic Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Strong influencing style, executive presence, and confident personality
  • Strong people management and interpersonal skills that infuses energy and spirit into an organisation and challenges colleagues at all levels to push for excellence.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organisation and management skills.
  • Ability to multitask, manage time and prioritize across concurrent tasks.
  • Strong attention to detail with high-value orientation.
  • Desirable Skills Understanding of the public and private sectors in Nigeria.
  • Understanding of the business models of financial services organizations
  • Prior experience participating in investments in Private Equity or Venture Capital
  • Experience with capital/ fundraising nationally & internationally

Required Competencies:

  • Business development
  • Development of proposals
  • External Environment & Market Analysis.
  • Business and Trustees transaction dynamics
  • Principles of Strategic Management
  • Strategy Implementation: Frameworks &Methodologies
  • Cost Optimisation.

Job Title: Manager, Corporate Finance and Investment Banking

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Industry: Finance
Report Line: Head Of Corporate Finance

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the design of Business Development Strategy to ensure alignment of strategy and business goals whilst also developing and executing business Development Plans for the Organization.
  • Responsible for coordinating the identification and evaluation of new markets, identifying business opportunities and prospecting for new Clients to improve the company’s market position and achieve financial growth.
  • Keep abreast with market and industry trends.
  • Coordinate mergers and acquisition for clients.
  • Act as transaction adviser and raise funds for clients as required.
  • Develop and explore various business strategies and opportunities for growth within the Nigerian Economy.
  • Evaluate the market penetration of company’s products and services to ensure growth and repositioning of company within the Investment banking and financial advisory sphere in Nigeria, Africa and Internationally.
  • Coordinate and actively lead all business development efforts and initiatives within the department and act as the Executive Relationship Manager to existing and prospective clients.
  • Actively drive and contribute to business operations and productivity within company and leverage opportunities presented towards increased revenue in company.
  • Nurture and develop all virile business lines across the different divisions within department.
  • Negotiate contracts, ensure financial success, and monitor quality of service delivery on all business transactions.
  • Understand the Organization’s business and seeks to constantly maintain continuous engagement with key executive stakeholders within target organizations.

Job Requirement

  • Minimum – B.Sc. in Social Sciences or related course.
  • A relevant master’s degree or professional qualifications (ICAN or ACCA) will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 5-10 years post NYSC experience with exposure in financial reporting, financial modeling, business development, relationship management, financial advisory, investment banking
  • Candidate should not be more than 35 years.

Other Requirements

  • Proven excellent track record of achievement in this role or similar role in a dynamic corporate environment.
  • Ability to provide business acumen, energy, and vision to the organization.
  • In-depth understanding of the impact of changes/trends in the financial services industry
  • Deep understanding of the local and global financial services industry
  • Ability to conduct high level competitor analysis and benchmarking.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft office suite

Generic Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Strong influencing style, executive presence, and confident personality
  • Ability to multitask, manage time and prioritize across concurrent tasks.
  • Strong attention to detail with high-value orientation.
  • Desirable Skills Understanding of the public and private sectors in Nigeria.
  • Understanding of the business models of financial services organizations
  • Prior experience participating in investments in Private Equity or Venture Capital
  • Experience with capital/ fundraising nationally & internationally

Required Competencies:

  • Business and Financial Advisory
  • Principles of Strategic Management
  • Strategy Implementation: Frameworks & Methodologies
  • Strategy Planning &Monitoring
  • Budget Planning & Control
  • Cost Optimisation
  • Candidate should not be more than 35 years.

Job Title: Stockbroker

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Industry: Finance

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in building and presenting investment cases for specific investment/ business opportunities, by providing all necessary information needed to make investment and business decisions.
  • Support the preparation of investment/business memoranda and related formal presentations and reports for the management committee and clients.
  • Provide support to ensure that all compliance & regulatory requirements are met and adhered to.
  • Support the development of periodic reports to key stakeholders.
  • Develop and explore various business strategies and opportunities for growth within the Nigerian Economy.
  • Understand the Organization’s business and seeks to constantly maintain continuous engagement with key executive stakeholders within target organizations.
  • Work in concert with the Head, of Securities Dealings to achieve the Organization’s objectives and corporate goals, vision, and mission.
  • Provide leadership in terms of motivation of Staff within the company as well as provide appropriate guidance as at when required to arrive at a clear consensus as to the direction and corporate goals of the Organization.
  • Lead, mentor and build a formidable team of employees with requisite expertise and the right culture.
  • Do all such things as may be ancillary to the responsibilities listed and may be reasonably required of your office towards the overall growth of all practice areas in the Organization.

Job Requirement

  • Minimum of a B.Sc Degree in Social Sciences or related course.
  • A relevant Master’s degree and relevant professional qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 4-5 years post NYSC experience with exposure in trades execution and financial analysis.

Other Requirements:

  • Proven excellent track record of achievement in this role or similar role in a dynamic corporate environment.
  •  Registered as a Sponsored Individuals with Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Ability to think strategically whilst maintaining a pragmatic perspective.
  • Ability to build and nurture strategic business relationships.
  • Ability to provide business acumen, energy and vision to the organisation
  • In-depth understanding of the impact of changes/trends in the financial services industry
  • Deep understanding of the local and global financial services industry
  • Ability to conduct high level competitor analysis and benchmarking.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft office suite.

Generic Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Strong influencing style, executive presence, and confident personality
  • Strong people management and interpersonal skills that infuses energy and spirit into an organisation and challenges colleagues at all levels to push for excellence.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organisation and management skills.
  • Ability to multitask, manage time and prioritize across concurrent tasks.
  • Strong attention to detail with high-value orientation.

Required Competencies:

  • Business development
  • External Environment & Market Analysis.

Job Title: Head, Alternative Investment

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Report Line: MD, Asset and Portfolio Management
Industry: Finance

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the activities but not limited to private equity, venture capital and other ventures outside the traditional investments.
  • Responsible for driving infrastructure edge funds and other non-core funds.
  • Responsible for coordinating the identification and evaluation of new markets, identifying business opportunities and prospecting for new clients to improve the company’s market position and achieve financial growth.
  • Keep abreast with market and industry trends.
  • Develop and explore various business strategies and opportunities for growth within the Nigerian Economy.
  • Evaluate the market penetration of company’s products and services to ensure growth and repositioning of Alternative Investment   within the Investment banking and financial advisory sphere in Nigeria, Africa and Internationally.
  • Actively drive and contribute to business operations and productivity within company’s and leverage opportunities presented towards increased revenue in the company.
  • Assist in building and presenting investment cases for specific investment/ business opportunities, by providing all necessary information needed to make investment and business decisions.
  • Support the preparation of investment/business memoranda and related formal presentations and reports for the management committee and clients.
  • Provide support to ensure that all compliance & regulatory requirements are met and adhered to.
  • Support the development of periodic reports to key stakeholders.
  • Nurture and develop all virile business lines across the different divisions within department.
  • Understand the Organization’s business and seeks to constantly maintain continuous engagement with key executive stakeholders within target organizations.
  • Work in concert with the Head, of Managing Director to achieve the Organization’s objectives and corporate goals, vision, and mission.
  • Lead, mentor and build a formidable team of employees with requisite expertise and the right culture.
  • Do all such things as may be ancillary to the responsibilities listed and may be reasonably required of your office towards the overall growth of all practice areas in the Organization.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of B.Sc. Degree in Social Sciences or related course
  • A relevant Master’s Degree or professional qualifications in Estate Management will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 10 years post NYSC experience with exposure in financial reporting, financial modelling, business development, relationship management, funds, and portfolio management,
  • Candidate should not be more than 35 years.

Other Requirements:

  • Proven excellent track record of achievement in this role or similar role in a dynamic corporate environment.
  • Ability to coordinate and manage projects and investments.
  • Ability to recognize business opportunity; conduct and report feasibility studies.
  • Ability to think strategically whilst maintaining a pragmatic perspective.
  • Ability to build and nurture strategic business relationships.
  • Ability to provide business acumen, energy, and vision to the organization.
  • Ability to conduct high level competitor analysis and benchmarking.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft office suite

Generic Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Strong influencing style, executive presence, and confident personality
  • Strong people management and interpersonal skills that infuses energy and spirit into an organisation and challenges colleagues at all levels to push for excellence.
  • Desirable Skills Understanding of the public and private sectors in Nigeria.
  • Understanding of the business models of financial services organizations
  • Prior experience Sourcing and participating in investments in Private Equity or Venture Capital
  • Experience with capital/ fundraising nationally & internationally
  • Expert knowledge of the investment, credit, and estate management.
  • Thorough understanding of how to source credit and strategies to yield returns.
  • Strong project management and monitoring skills.

Required Competencies:

  • Project Management
  • Analytical skill
  • Business development
  • Business and Treasury Management
  • Strategy Implementation: Frameworks &Methodologies
  • Strategy Planning &Monitoring
  • Budget Planning & Control
  • Cost Optimisation

Job Title: Research Officer

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Industry: Financial Sector

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop research work plans according to project needs.
  • Identify potential investors and build strong relationships with them.
  • Develop business proposals and assist in closing deal processes.
  • Perform day-to-day supervision of research staffs for assigned projects.
  • Act as primary contact for research team for any questions and concerns.
  • Attend meetings to share new ideas and discuss about issues.
  • Assist in maintenance of research database and company website.
  • Coordinate with management in budget preparation and expense control activities.
  • Review financial reports, perform invoice processing, and approve expenditures.
  • Analyze and resolve research issues in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Analyzing, monitoring, and researching the performance of stocks, trade markets and acquisitions.
  • Studies and conducts research to keep abreast of current trends; makes security selection and stays informed about developments in security markets using fundamental and/or technical analysis.

Job Requirement

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a discipline relevant to Social Sciences
  • Minimum of 4-5 years post NYSC experience in Business Research
  • Enthusiasm for research.
  • Able to collate and analyse information.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Able to manage workload and meet deadlines.
  • Good organisational and presentation skills
  • Proactive

Generic Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Strong influencing style, executive presence, and confident personality
  • Strong people management and interpersonal skills that infuses energy and spirit into an organisation and challenges colleagues at all levels to push for excellence.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organisation and management skills.
  • Ability to multitask, manage time and prioritize across concurrent tasks.
  • Strong attention to detail with high-value orientation.

Required Competencies:

  • Business development
  • External Environment & Market Analysis.

Job Title: Head, Funds and Portfolio Management

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Report Line: Managing Director, asset and portfolio management
Industry: Finance

Key Responsibilities

  • Design of Business Development Strategy to ensure alignment of strategy and business goals whilst also developing and executing Business Development Plans that is profitable for the organization in line with broad-based Board policy directives.
  • Responsible for coordinating the identification and evaluation of new markets, identifying business opportunities and prospecting for new Clients to improve the company’s market position and achieve financial growth.
  • Keep abreast with market and industry trends.
  • Develop and explore various business strategies and opportunities for growth within the Nigerian Economy.
  • Evaluate the market penetration of the company’s products and services to ensure growth and repositioning of Funds and Portfolio within the Investment banking and financial advisory sphere in Nigeria, Africa and Internationally.
  • Coordinate and actively lead all business development efforts and initiatives within the department and act as the Executive Relationship Manager to existing and prospective clients.
  • Actively drive and contribute to business operations and productivity within the company and leverage opportunities presented towards increased revenue in the company.
  • Assist in building and presenting investment cases for specific investment/ business opportunities, by providing all necessary information needed to make investment and business decisions.
  • Support the preparation of investment/business memoranda and related formal presentations and reports for the management committee and clients.
  • Provide support to ensure that all compliance & regulatory requirements are met and adhered to
  • Support the development of periodic reports to key stakeholders.
  • Nurture and develop all virile business lines across the different divisions within department.
  • Negotiate contracts, ensure financial success, and monitor quality of service delivery on all business transactions.
  • Understand the Organization’s business and seeks to constantly maintain continuous engagement with key executive stakeholders within target organizations.
  • Work in concert with the Head, of department to achieve the Organization’s objectives and corporate goals, vision, and mission.
  • Lead, mentor and build a formidable team of employees with requisite expertise and the right culture.
  • Do all such things as may be ancillary to the responsibilities listed and may be reasonably required of your office towards the overall growth of all practice areas in the Organization.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of B.Sc. Degree in Social Sciences or related course.
  • A relevant Master’s Degree or professional qualifications (ICAN or ACCA) will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 10 years post NYSC experience with exposure in financial reporting, financial modelling, business development, relationship management, funds, and portfolio management.
  • Candidate should not be more than 35 years.

Other Requirements:

  • Proven excellent track record of achievement in this role or similar role in a dynamic corporate environment.
  •  Registered as a Sponsored Individuals with Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Ability to think strategically whilst maintaining a pragmatic perspective.
  • In-depth understanding of the impact of changes/trends in the financial services industry.
  • Deep understanding of the local and global financial services industry
  • Ability to conduct high level competitor analysis and benchmarking.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft office suite.

Generic Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Strong influencing style, executive presence, and confident personality
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to multitask, manage time and prioritize across concurrent tasks.
  • Strong attention to detail with high-value orientation.
  • Desirable Skills Understanding of the public and private sectors in Nigeria.
  • Understanding of the business models of financial services organizations
  • Prior experience participating in investments in Private Equity or Venture Capital.
  • Experience with capital/ fundraising nationally & internationally.

Required Competencies:

  • Business development
  • Development of proposals
  • External Environment & Market Analysis.
  • Business and Treasury Management
  • Principles of Strategic Management
  • Strategy Implementation: Frameworks & Methodologies

Deadline: 30th June, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail

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