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  • Posted on: 25 April, 2012 Deadline: 18 May, 2012
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  • We are a Pension Fund Administrator. To sustain and enhance our strategic position, exceptional opportunities exist for ambitious and result - driven individuals to join our team of dedicated workforce in the following position:

    HEAD INTERNAL CONTROL/AUDIT- Ref: EM101

    Job objectives:

    Manages operational risks and safeguards the assets and capital of the organisation through the development and implementation of adequate internal controls.
    Monitors adherence to stipulated internal control procedures so as to minimize Josses due to fraud.

    Job Responsibilities:

        Develops, reviews and updates operational risk-mitigation and fraud prevention strategies.
        Evaluates and assesses adequacy and quality of controls.
        Ensures company-wide compliance with established policies and controls and ensures that violations are thoroughly investigated,
        Assesses and addresses Electronic Database Processes (EDP) risks and controls.
        Monitors and ensures reconciliation of all suspense transactions and accounts.
        Monitors cash, inventories and other assets position of the organisation.
        Prepares memos and reports to Board Audit Committee on frauds, losses and inspection reports.
        Recommends appropriate solutions on cases of fraud or loss, obtaining new system and improving operational procedures and policies.
        Ensures the implementation of approved changes to procedures and operations.
        Monitors that authorized users have the required and approved access levels on the application database.
        Supervises departmental audit inspections.
        Vets and recommends for approval all company policies, procedures, controls and major operational decisions.
        Vets and approves departmental budgets and expenses.

    Specifications:

    Educational Qualification:
    University Degree in a Business related discipline.

    Professional Qualification
    Recognized Professional Financial Certification (Either of the following namely: ACA, ACCA, CPA).

    Experience
    Minimum of 14 years post qualification experience of which at least 10 must have been in the Financial Services Sector and 5 years of Top/Senior Management Experience.

    Grade Alignment
    Assistant General Manager

    INTERNAL CONTROL & AUDIT (MANAGER) -REF:EM102

    Job Objectives
    • Appraises the integrity of the company's IT systems and internal control procedures and assure minimal disruption of operations.
    • Monitors company-wide operational risks level.

    Responsibilities
    • Assesses company-wide adequacy of/adherence to company's stipulated internal control procedures and policies.
    • Evaluates the adequacy of IT systems, raises issues or concerns and makes recommendations as appropriate.
    • Monitor's user-access levels on the application database.
    • Conducts reconciliation/audit of operational transactions and suspense accounts as required.
    • Participates in special investigations and periodic audit of company-wide expenses, finances and assets.
    • Makes recommendations to the Head, Internal Control & Audit on process improvement.

    Specifications:

    • Educational Qualification
    University First Degree in Accounting or any related discipline.

    • Professional Qualification
    ACA or ACCA is required.

    • Experience
    Minimum of 8 years post qualification experience of which at least 6 must have been in the Financial Services Sector.

    • Grade Alignment
    Deputy Manager

    HEAD, RISK MANAGEMENT - REF: EM103

    Job objectives:
    • Develops and implements risk management policies and procedures to protect the organisation from market and counterparty risks.

    Job Responsibilities'
    • Develops a risk management framework detailing the company's approach to identifying, assessing, monitoring and controlling
    market & counterparty risks.
    • Defines and communicates market and counterparty risk policies and controls.
    • Monitors and controls the level of risk exposure of the company (by risk type, asset class instrument, industry, company, etc.)
    • Ensures internal risk limits are observed.
    • Manages the development of tools and techniques for measuring market and counterparty risk (risk rating models, VaR ete.)
    • Ensures that all market & counterparty risk management decisions by the Board are effectively implemented by relevant departments.
    • Considers on a regular basis risk management reports, indicating levels of compliance with policies, major control lapses and corrective actions.
    • Prepares periodic reports to the RMC on compliance with risk limits, policies, controls and reports to Executive Director (Corporate Services ).
    • Prepares management and regulatory reports as required.

    Specifications

    • Educational Qualification
    University Degree in a Business related discipline.

    • Professional Qualification
    Membership of relevant professional association will be an added advantage.

    • Experience
    Minimum of 10 years post qualification experience of which at least 8 must have been in the Financial Services Sector and 4 years of Top/ Senior Management Experience.

    • Grade Alignment
    Senior Manager

    HEAD INVESTMENT & STRATEGY- REF: EM104

    Job objectives
    • Makes and executes individual investment decisions in line with the organisation's guidelines and strategy.

    Job Responsibilities:
    • Reviews and interprets investment and market research reports.
    • Develops investment proposals/recommendations in line with investment guidelines and regulatory provisions.
    • Liaises with brokers, agents and counterparties to execute investment decisions.
    • Evaluates the changing psychology of the investing public and determines its implication on market prices.
    • Monitors the company's investment portfolio and makes appropriate recommendations to the Executive Director (Operations).
    • Recommends portfolio restructuring/rebalancing actions based on changing market dynamics.
    • Makes recommendations on investment & risk policies, guidelines and processes.
    • Prepares reports as required by the Executive Director (Operations).
    • Develops/updates operational policies, processes and procedures for the department

    Specifications:

    • Educational Qualification
    University Degree in a Business related discipline. MBA optional.

    • Professional Qualification
    It is compulsory to have a financial professional qualification (CIS, CFP or CFA is required)

    • Experience
    Minimum of 12 years post qualification experience of which at least 8 must have been in the Financial Services Sector and 4 years of Top/Senior Management Experience.

    • Grade Alignment
    Senior Manager

    INVESTMENT AND STRATEGY MANAGER - REF: EM105

    Job Objectives
    • Makes and executes individual investment decisions in line with the organisation's guidelines and strategy.

    Job Responsibilities:
    • Reviews and interprets investment and market research reports.
    • Develops investment proposals/recommendations in line with investment guidelines and regulatory provisions.
    • Liaises with brokers, agents and counterparties to execute investment decisions.
    • Evaluates the changing psychology of the investing public and determines its implication on market prices.
    • Monitors the company's investment portfolio and makes appropriate recommendations to the Head, Investment & Strategy.
    • Recommends portfolio restructuring/rebalancing actions based on changing market dynamics.
    • Makes recommendations on investment & risk policies, guidelines and processes.
    • Prepares reports as required by the Head, Investment & Strategy.
    • Develops/updates operational policies, processes and procedures for the department.

    Specifications:

    • Educational Qualification
    University Degree in a Business related discipline

    Professional Qualification
    It it compulsory to have a financial professional qualification (CIS, CFP or CFA is required)

    Experience
    Minimum of 7 years post qualification experience of which at least 5 must have been in the financial services sector

    Grade Alignment
    Assistant Manager

    Company Secretary - REF: EM106

    Job objectives:
    • Oversees the Company Secretariat and reports to the Company Secretary/Legal Adviser.

    Job Responsibilities:
    • Manages the entire Company Secretariat.
    • Provides all corporate statutory and secretarial services to the company
    • Convenes meetings of standing or ad-hoc Board Committees and EXCO
    • Keeps custody of the company's minutes of meetings, seals and the register of sealed documents.
    • Documents all Board Resolutions.
    • Transcribes the minutes of all meetings convened by the Company Secretary/Legal Adviser.
    • To receive notices on behalf of the Company which are delivered to its Registered Office .
    • To conduct correspondence with members with regard to share capital matters.
    • Submission of returns, as required by the Act, to the Registrar of Companies.

    Specifications

    • Educational Qualification
    University Degree in Law. Masters degree will be an added advantage

    Experience
    Minimum of 12 years post qualification experience and 4 years of Top/Senior Management Experience.

    Grade Alignment
    Senior Manager

    LEGAL ADVISER (MANAGER) - REF: EM107

    Job Objectives:
    Provides required support to the company secretary/Legal Adviser

    Job Responsibilities:
    • Assists in performing required legal researches on issues relating to the company.
    • Assists in reviewing contractual agreements between the company and other parties.
    • Assists in reviewing the company's policies and procedures and ensuring that they meet regulatory requirements.
    • Obtains updated copies of regulations and other relevant . documentation relating to the company and file appropriately.

    Educational Qualification:
    University first Degree in law

    Professional Qualification:
    Nigerian Bar Association

    Experience:
    Minimum of 9 years post qualification experience

    Grade Alignment:
    Manager

    Method of Application
    If you meet the above requirements, please forward your application and curriculum vitae quoting the reference number on the top right - hand corner of your curriculum vitae and as subject of the email to employmenow2012@yahoo.com

    Closing date for applications is 18th May, 2012
    Please note that only short - listed candidates will be contacted
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