Head of Investment (Asset Management) at Cordros Capital Limited


Cordros Capital Limited is a leading financial services group in African markets with a reputation for wealth creation. We are licensed as Brokers/Dealers and Issuing House by the Securities & Exchange Commission and the Nigerian Stock Exchange. Cordros offers a broad range of services to a diversified client base which includes private clients, small businesses, financial institutions, corporations and governments.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Investment (Asset Management)

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Permanent

Role Description

  • The Head of Investment will provide insight and direction, lead investment teams, and be responsible for the company’s overall investment strategy.
  • The Head of Investment will work closely with relationship managers to manage, monitor, and maintain client portfolios and funds.
  • He/she will develop and research investment ideas for clients, perform continuing due diligence on existing investments, and serve as a member of the Investment Committee.
  • This is a senior role mentoring Investment Management Analysts and other junior investment professionals, and has decision‐making authority and responsibility on clients’ investment matters.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Critical thinking about macroeconomic investment ideas and forecasting methodology, and the ability to explain and defend those ideas to a broader audience.
  • Conduct industry and company specific comprehensive fundamental analysis, including in-depth financial statement analysis.
  • Present overviews, reports and timely investment recommendations to the Asset Management team, including buy and sell ideas.
  • Develop and implement investment strategies & asset allocation for individual and institutional investors.
  • Collaborate with all team members on the design of investment strategies for all products and services.
  • Monitor trends and happenings in the capital market.
  • Contribute to the development of policies and processes for portfolio analysis and management, investor reporting and regulatory compliance.
  • Portfolio construction, management, monitoring and reporting.
  • Analyze investment portfolio data to monitor investment returns and risk levels.
  • Identify high risk investments and propose strategies to mitigate risk.
  • Represent Cordros Asset Management to sector stakeholders.
  • Participate in investor meetings and calls to provide portfolio updates.
  • Actively participate as a member of the Investment Committee.
  • Manage projects assigned by the Investment Committee.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in either Economics, Statistics, Banking and Finance or Business Administration from an accredited university.
  • An MBA or related Masters’ Degree will be an added advantage.


  • ACS, ACA or CFA Certifications will also be an added advantage.


  • 7 – 10 years industry experience, out of which 5 years must have been spent in investment/portfolio/funds management.

Competencies Required:
Knowledge Required:

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the Global and Nigerian Capital Markets.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of equities, fixed income, and the alternative asset class.
  • Sound knowledge of investment and risk management fundamentals.
  • Deep technical expertise in research and investment analysis.

Skills Required:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills, adept at concise communications.
  • Outstanding client relationship development and management skills.
  • High degree of Excel proficiency-the ability to create and maintain spreadsheets with accuracy.
  • Proactive problem-solving skills.
  • Aptitude for presenting financial information in understandable formats for multiple audiences.
  • Leadership and People Management Skills.

Behavioral Attributes Required:

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Client first attitude, professional demeanor, personal integrity and an understanding of fiduciary responsibility.
  • Ability to multi‐task and manage time effectively.
  • Self-motivated, confident, detail‐oriented, and analytical.
  • Willingness to take on additional responsibilities as needed.
  • Demonstrated ability to design, launch and scale new projects and initiatives.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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