Monday, September 9, 2013

The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) Officer, Surveillance job in Kenya

The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) is a company licensed by the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) to facilitate the trading of financial products through the provision of a trading platform for listed securities. 

In line with this mandate, the Exchange is seeking to recruit qualified, dynamic, self- motivated and results- oriented individuals to fill the following position:

Officer, Surveillance

Overall Purpose

Reporting to the Manager, Trading Operations, the selected candidate will be responsible for conducting market surveillance on a broad range of listed securities with a view to maintaining a fair, efficient and transparent market.


Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Carrying out real time surveillance of listed securities and providing an early warning alert on market irregularities detected.
  • Examining transactions showing irregular movements based on day-to-day surveillance of market movements and information obtained from various sources including public and undisclosed information affecting a listed security.
  • Monitoring trading, order matching and ensuring that stockbrokers/ Automated Trading System operators comply with the NSE Trading Rules.
  • Monitoring and reviewing print and electronic media reports and other relevant sources of information to identify securities requiring detailed analysis and investigation.
  • Identifying exceptions to usual patterns of dealing and recommending further investigations against market participants involved in dubious deals in violation of NSE and CMA laws, rules and regulations.
  • Identifying people and early warning signs of unlawful conduct to prevent infractions and protect investors.
  • Preparing end of day market reports.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Studies, Economics, Management, IT, Statistics or equivalent from a relevant field.
  • Minimum two (2) years relevant work experience with the capital markets.
Key Competencies
  • Knowledge of the capital markets.
  • Must possess strong work ethics.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Working knowledge of the Automated Trading System.
  • Planning and organisation skills.
  • Possess information gathering and presentation skills.
  • Good conflict resolution skills.
  • Proficiency in ICT.
  • Quality and time consciousness.
How to Apply

These are challenging positions that provide great opportunity for candidates seeking to grow professionally and to work in a highly dynamic environment.
Interested persons who meet our requirements should send their applications attaching detailed curriculum vitae, copies of their academic and/ or professional certificates and testimonials, email and telephone contacts and the names of three referees to the address below by Friday, 20th September 2013:
The Chief Executive
Nairobi Securities Exchange Limited
The Exchange, 55 Westlands Road
P.O. Box 43633-00100
Dropping Zone No. 243 Revlon Professional Plaza, 2nd Floor

Kindly indicate the position for which you are applying for clearly.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.