Head – Product Management and Business Development (PAPSS) – African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank)

  • Business Management and Administration
  • Full time
  • 2 months ago
  • Minimum Qualification BSC/HND

Job Description

  • Graduate degree or professional qualification required.
  • First degree in Computer Science, Management, Engineering, Economics or related fields.
  • Minimum 12 years’ experience with a significant tenure involved in payments and technology, with a strong understanding of the African payments landscape.
  • The candidate filling this role will be a senior product manager with strong digital product development, digital product marketing and sales, and programme/ project management skills, and must have prior revenue (P&L) responsibility.
  • Strong experience of large-scale technology payment product roll-outs, and the ability to communicate commercially whilst being able to dive into technical detail as required and the ability to collaborate successfully with stakeholders.
  • Ability to develop, and direct the implementation business development plans, marketing plans and sales plans.
  • Knowledge of digital currency required.
  • Understanding of payment and transfers dynamics and critical factors driving profitability that form input to product development and marketing.
  • Demonstrable experience with recognized product development and management methodology/ framework for products and services including direct involvement in the function design, business case, technical implementation and sales support.
  • Experience in several key payment business areas preferred, such as portfolio management, strategy, marketing, product management, operations, risk management.
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills, with excellent presentation skills, including writing capabilities.
  • Good knowledge of mobile and card payments technologies and back-end banking systems.
  • Experience of working with and understanding relevant payment laws and regulations.
  • Relationship management skills particularly ability to influence and negotiate with senior executives.
  • Excellent communication in English with one of French, Arabic or Portuguese as an added advantage.

Benefits and Contractual information

  • Permanent
  • USD tax exempt salary
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo, Egypt
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply
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