Head, Pan African Payment & Settlement System (PAPSS) – African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank)
Business Management and Administration
2 months ago
Minimum Qualification BSC/HND
Minimum 15 years’ experience out of which ten (10) years’ must be payments experience and knowledge across payment and settlement systems, cross-border payment services, payments regulatory and legal framework; and general understanding of payment services industry stakeholders.
Demonstrate experience and understand of Trade and African Trade in particular.
Banking experience and/ or sound knowledge of the banking system sector/ industry.
First Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Management, Economics, or any related discipline and relevant post-graduate degrees. Graduate degree or professional qualifications is required.
An expert and strategic thinker with proven track record of achievement and contribution to the development of payment services including systems, policies and procedures.
Ability to drive the next cycle of innovation in payments markets towards stronger financial integration as well as trade and economic growth and development of Africa.
Ability to adapt to and drive change in response to changing environments (both internally and externally).
Ability to liaise and manage key stakeholders including Board members, African Central Banks, regulators, payment service providers, bankers’ associations, FinTechs and other industry associations or bodies; to keep regular updates on business performance and agendas progress.
Detailed understanding and knowledge of consumer issues; an understanding of the risks posed to consumers and providers within the payment systems sector and its wider impact on expanding intra-African trade.
Detailed understanding of trade especially Intra-African trade and knowledge of clearing and settlement issues as they relate to Africa including that of cross-border payment issues such as bilateral exchange rates issues etc.
Proven track record of building successful products and high calibre teams from the ground up, ideally in current roles.
Prior working experience in developing and/ or managing digital payment products and solutions especially cross-border related or experience in digital transformation agendas of an organization/ company or industry.
Strong skills in financial analysis, risk management and human resources management.
Must be team oriented, collaborative, diplomatic, and influential, flexible, with superb presentation skills.
Experience and in-depth knowledge of the payments industry, experience in managing e-commerce, mobile or other payments projects.
Excellent communication in English or French. A working knowledge of French is an advantage and knowledge of Arabic and/or, Portuguese is a plus.
Benefits and Contractual information
USD tax exempt salary
Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply.
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