Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) is recruiting for fulltime Officer, Investment Operations.
The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), is a corporate body established by the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (Establishment, etc.) Act 2011, and mandated to manage funds in excess of budgeted hydrocarbon revenues. Its mission is to play a leading role in driving sustained economic development for the benefit of all Nigerians through building a savings base for the Nigerian people, enhancing the development of Nigeria’s infrastructure, providing stabilization support in times of economic stress.
The NSIA is in the process of strengthening its operations and enhancing overall capacity towards delivering its mandate. In this regard, the Authority, is seeking to recruit suitably qualified, result-oriented and exceptional professional to fill the vacant position below:
Job Title: Officer, Investment Operations
Reference Number: ESO101 Location: Abuja
Under the supervision of the Chief Operating Officer, the successful candidate will work with investment teams on a diverse range of investment activities
He/she will support the procurement of high-quality and cost-efficient services/supplies ensuring that the business gets the best value at all times.
Support the management of the Authority's investment portfolio, monitor portfolio activities and provide up-to-date reports to management
Support compliance with project milestones, contracts, commitment and terms
Monitor project schedules and budgets, prepare progress reports, and liaise with key internal teams i.e. Finance, Audit, Risk management etc.
Prepare project costs variance reporting and commitment control
Support the continuous review/monitoring of the Authority's investment portfolio in order to proactively escalate red flags
Support the implementation of exit strategies for all holdings in the portfolio ensuring the Authority can exit from its investment on a timely and seamless basis.
Assist with new manager on-boarding, transition for manager changes and issues resolution
Assist in the review of performance measurement reports produced by the Global Custodian and liaise with the Investment teams to review returns and discuss anomalies
Support cash movements within the custodial and other banking relationships (both domestic and international)
Develop relationships with both internal and external counter-parties to ensure timely completion of project deliverables
Support the review of monthly reporting pack from the Global Custodians (GC) and discuss any valuation differences with the Investment teams
Play a role in procuring high-quality and cost-efficient supplies/services
Perform administrative duties; minute taking, end-to-end business support within the procurement process flow
Perform any other tasks that may be assigned by the Unit Head/Team Lead.
Min Required Experience:
Qualifications, Experience and Attributes
A Business Degree with a Post graduate/Professional qualification. Possession of ICAN/ACCA will be an added advantage
At least 5 to 8 years of experience in a similar position
Broad knowledge about back office processes, asset management and service providers
Counter-party/Credit Risk experience with exposure to Financial market/Infrastructure projects
Strong analytical and numerical skills
Excellent presentation and facilitation skills
High level of personal and professional integrity
Organized, and able to handle multiple tasks and delver to deadlines
In addition, candidates for these roles must possess the following attributes:
Proven leadership, negotiating and influencing skills
Excellent networking, relationship-building, interpersonal and communication skills
Good understanding of the NSIA mandate, regulations and operating environment.
Application Closing Date 2nd August, 2018.
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae (prepared as a Microsoft Word document, and saved with your full names) to email Please quote the appropriate reference number as the subject of your e-mail
The role is open to Nigerians within and outside the country who have completed the National Youth Service Programme
Women are strongly encouraged to apply
All applications will be treated in strict confidence
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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