Market Research and product development officer- temp (three months)

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Job Description

Job Vacancy:

The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) is a statutory body established under the repealed Securities Act, Cap. 354 of the Laws of Zambia and whose existence is continued under the Securities Act, No. 41 of 2016 to regulate and promote the orderly development of the Zambian Capital Markets. SEC is responsible for, inter alia, licensing of financial intermediaries and securities exchanges, the registration of securities such as debt and equity instruments and authorization of collective investments schemes.

The SEC seeks to recruit one (01) qualified person as Market Research and Product Development Temporal Officer for a short period of three (3) Months to enable the Commission to achieve its objectives both in terms of its overall mandate as well as its strategic objectives.

1. Job Title: Market Research and Product Development Officer

Job Purpose: Plan, implement, control, analyse and report on capital market information gathered and recommend to management new financial products.

2. Reporting: The Job holder will report to the Manager- Market Supervision

3. Key Duties and Responsibilities

Key Result Area

Principal Accountabilities (Main Duties):

  • Plan, implement, control, analyse and report on capital market information gathered Prepare capital market analytical reports
  • Investigation of capital market activity Prepare investigative reports on capital markets
  • Analysis of published data and statistics both from within and outside the Zambian capital markets Prepare analytical reports
  • Evaluation of past performance of financial products or services Prepare performance reports
  • Assessing future trends of capital market products or services Prepare recommendations based on past performance
  • Commissioning of capital market surveys Implementation of planned capital market surveys
  • Co-ordinating capital market research projects Ensure that research projects are run according to plan
  • Assisting the Manager Market Development in planning and organizing all product development activities Ensure adherence to product development plans
  • To conduct capital market research and analysis to identify business needs and opportunities Recommend to management based on the research conducted
  • Assist with duties as may be assigned by management Provide any other information requested for by management on a timely basis.

4. Required Competencies/Personal qualities:

Required competencies and personal attributes:

  • Knowledge of the capital markets.
  • Must possess strong work ethics.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Planning and organization skills.
  • Possess information gathering and presentation skills.
  • Good report writing skills.

5. Qualifications

Minimum Academic/Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Studies, Economics, Management, IT, Statistics or equivalent from a relevant field.

Method of Application

All interested persons meeting the above Criteria should send their written applications with copies of academic and professional qualifications, recent curriculum Vitae, and referees (two of whom should be professionally acquainted with the candidate) including their contact numbers, email address to:

The Chief Executive Officer, Securities and Exchange Commission,

Plot No. 3827,

Parliament Road, Olympia,

P.O. Box 35165,


Application deadline
27 May 07:27