NSE Receives HR People Magazine 2016 Employer of Choice Award 
Tuesday, May 24, ​2016

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (“NSE” or “The Exchange”) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded by the HR Peoples Magazine 2016 with the Employer of Choice Award in the Under 1,000 Employees category.  

According to the organisers of the event, eight (8) organisations were shortlisted for further screening out of which the final top three (3) contenders emerged namely; Seven Energy Nigeria Limited, Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc and The Nigerian Stock Exchange, the overall winner of the category. 

The entries from the companies were rigorously appraised by local panel and foreign technical partners to the award that includes Frank Pedersen, CEO of Siemens Security Solution, Julie Gordon, Managing Director of Chrysos HR Solutions Ltd, United Kingdom and Ron Thomas, Managing Director of Strategy Focused Group-MENA and a former Chief Executive Officer.

Commenting on the award, Pai Gamde, Head, Human Resources, NSE, on behalf of The Nigerian Stock Exchange stated, “We are greatly humbled and honoured to receive this award and we would like to offer our gratitude to “HR Peoples Magazine Employer of Choice Award 2016” for creating this platform to recognise excellent HR practices. Our acceptance of this award and honour would not be complete without recognising the entire workforce of the NSE whose support have made this milestone a reality.” 

The NSE strives towards building a strong and consistent relationship with all its employees, built on trust and dignity. We provide a safe working environment as well as career development opportunities. As at today, the NSE employs 264 people across our 13 upcountry branches and head office in Lagos.  We are a results-oriented organisation, and we have established a working environment that is intellectually stimulating and performance driven. 

“As part of our commitment to our people, The Exchange has a culture of continuous growth and development. This is supported through our clear commitment to investing in people development, ​strategies that align with business objectives. Efforts to enhance the work life balance of our people, led to the establishment of an in-house Crèche facility managed by a professional crèche/preschool organization in a conducive, friendly and creative learning environment at no cost to employees. Health, Wellness and Fitness of our staff is one of our priorities and the in-house Gymnasium has been set up to support the employees’ wellbeing. The Gymnasium is managed by a globally certified professional health and fitness organization serving employees at all levels”, added Pai. 

About HR Peoples Magazine and the Award

HRP Magazine is the leading HR Magazine in West Africa and one of the top 2 in Africa. As the winner of this award, The NSE brand will be promoted over the next one year as the People Management Champions within Corporate Nigeria. This therefore places a responsibility upon us to continue striving to maintain the drive, put in all the handwork and uphold the quality management principles which have hitherto undergirded our systems and processes so that ultimately we will be able to repeat this feat and maintain our coveted position as pacesetters. ​