Our Core Values

FMDQ is an exciting and intellectually stimulating organisation that attracts, develops, supports and retains talented people careers. With a clearly defined Employee Value Proposition, we are committed to ensuring successful employee engagement to enable our people grow whilst delivering excellent service to all stakeholders.

We apply our core values in our day-to-day activities, thus ensuring full inculcation of our culture amongst all employees careers. FMDQ recognises that its continued success and development depends on the quality of its employees careers and is therefore committed to promoting a culture of continuous learning, innovation, collaboration and high standards of performance.

If you are looking for a challenge that will push your career beyond its limits, whilst working with passionate enthusiasts with a focus on transforming financial markets, we encourage you to apply to FMDQ.

Teamwork and Collaboration
We work as a team and collaborate with our stakeholders to foster shared understanding and combined action.
We nurture and deliver on forward-thinking ideas towards making our markets globally competitive.
We consistently seek opportunities to exceed our stakeholders’ expectations.

We are principled in our conduct and can be trusted to act responsibly and professionally in delivering our mandate.

Our Culture

Our culture at FMDQ is firmly driven by our core values of Teamwork & Collaboration, Innovation, Integrity and Value-adding. In our daily endeavours, we exhibit a DNA engrained in: Passion & Vision, Career Mindedness & Long-Term Focus, Courage & Diligence and Doggedness & Resilience. We are committed to actively driving employee engagement and ensuring that our people are empowered to grow whilst delivering value to all our stakeholders.

People Development

Our evolution as a business is supported by the continuous development of our people. Therefore, we are committed to the growth of our people. We provide a range of learning and development opportunities for personal and professional development.

Experiences at FMDQ

Oluwaseun Afolabi
Divisional Head, Market Architecture, FMDQ Securities Exchange Limited

The experience in my various job roles have been interesting and enlightening to date albeit also strenuous. Additionally, the evolution and growing importance of FMDQ in the Nigerian financial markets has been inspiring

A funny moment for me was walking to a place called “Dealing Room” expecting to see actual dealers with dealing/trading screens, only to find people eating (dealing) jollof rice, sweet potatoes and all sorts…LoL savage!

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Temitope Jafojo
Rules & Regulation Officer, FMDQ Securities Exchange Limited

I have worked at FMDQ for over four (4) years. Coming from a legal background, my experience at FMDQ has taught me everything I know about the Nigerian financial markets. I am fortunate that my role at FMDQ allows me to utilise my legal skills and spark my interest in finance

A memorable moment for me was when I received my first High Performance Employee (HPE) award

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Segun Akintoye
Divisional Head, Clearing Risk Management, FMDQ Clear Limited

It has been a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in defining the development of the Nigerian financial markets. It has indeed been a journey of setting up groundbreaking landmarks in our markets and I am privileged to be part of the journey. In a nutshell, it has been challenging, exciting and rewarding

A memorable moment for me was the dancing at the 2019 End of Year Party.

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Omolayo Aiyeola
Derivatives Market Officer, FMDQ Securities Exchange Limited

My experience working at FMDQ has been remarkable. It has given me the opportunity to make an impact in the Nigerian financial markets by contributing to some of the brilliant and innovative initiatives that have been introduced by FMDQ. Working at FMDQ has also taught me to be nimble, dogged, diligent, and resilient. Overall, I am deeply appreciative of the opportunity to add value.

A memorable moment for me was the 2019 GOLD Awards. It was nice to see my colleagues (peers and supervisors) come out of their shells and groove in the moment.

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Abiodun Agboola
Derivatives Market Officer, FMDQ Securities Exchange Limited

I have worked at FMDQ for over two (2) years and the first word that comes to mind is “fast-paced”. I know about the innovation, rigour, and all; but I am sticking with fast-paced.

A memorable moment for me was when I was voted as “The Most Supportive Staff”

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Tope Balogun
Derivatives Business Officer, FMDQ Securities Exchange Limited

Working at FMDQ has been an eye-opener. FMDQ is a fast-paced working environment that requires a high level of rigour and resilience, which affords one the opportunity to grow and develop quickly. A career at FMDQ provides you a high level of exposure and presents a great opportunity to learn and unlearn. Generally, it has been a great learning curve.

A memorable moment for me was one of the Annual Performance Review sessions where I was promoted, recognised as a High-Performance Employee and awarded the best Analyst for the review period.

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Olatayo Adeoye
Software Developer, iQx Consult Limited

Working in FMDQ has been a blessing to me in so many ways. I have been exposed to things in the financial services sector I hitherto was oblivious to. Working in FMDQ has also increased my desire for excellence.

A memorable moment for me was when I got a commendation from the GMD/CEO for work done on a project

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Korede Oladipo
Applications Management Officer, iQx Consult Limited

It’s been great! FMDQ is a company that recognises and rewards performance

A memorable moment for me was the 2019 End of Year Party, I let my hair down and danced, virtually everyone was astonished

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A World of Opportunities



FMDQ offers a variety of internship programmes, for undergraduates, graduates and post-graduate students. Our offering ranges from summer internships to graduate internships, as we recognise the increased quest for knowledge by students. We provide the enabling environment for them to obtain practical and hands-on experience learning from seasoned professionals.

Entry Level Professionals

Entry Level Professionals

We welcome curious, bright and driven graduates to join us. Opportunities are open to graduates from reputable universities within and outside Nigeria. We are progressive in our drive to support the long-term career aspirations of our employees, with structured talent management initiatives.

Graduate Development Programme

Graduate Development Programme

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