Monday, September 9, 2013

The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) Manager, Investor Relations and Communications job

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 positions:
Manager, Investor Relations and Communications
Overall Purpose:

Responsible for developing and implementing Investor Relations and Communications strategies that will promote and enhance the brand of the NSE in order to create goodwill and build international credibility; positioning the NSE as a market leader in the securities industry, while ensuring higher returns and profitability.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Planning, designing and implementing the communications strategy aimed at advancing the mission and objectives of the NSE.
  • Maintaining regular contact with media representatives and stakeholders to promote good public relations for NSE and in addition, promptly responding to requests for information from the media, other stakeholders and the general public.
  • Coordinating the marketing of NSE products & services.
  • Managing the investor relations component of the NSE as a corporate entity.
  • Managing the NSE Corporate Social Responsibility function.
  • Overseeing the management of the Information Centre.
  • Planning and organising workshops, seminars, conferences, exhibitions and road shows designed to create awareness and sensitise stakeholders including the general public.
  • Overseeing Public Education and Training including Securities Industry Training Institute (SITI) Programmes.
  • Coordinating the design and production of NSE Educational and Promotional materials.
Minimum Qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Communications, Business Administration or similar fields from a reputable university; a Masters degree will be an added advantage.
  • Working knowledge of the Exchange’s products and services.
  • Minimum five (5) years of relevant experience in a senior position in a marketing department or equivalent.
  • Membership to a relevant professional body (PRSK, MSK etc)
Key Competencies
  • Effective customer service.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and execute events.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to write and deliver reports, presentations and speeches.
  • Demonstrated ability to keep abreast of evolving trends in marketing through continuing professional education.
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.