Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited) is a leading telecommunications services provider in Nigeria headquartered in Lagos, the commercial nerve-center of Nigeria. The telco ranks amongst the top four mobile service providers in terms of subscribers with a customer base of more than 39.8 million. The company’s product offerings include 2G, 3G, and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, and enterprise services.

  • Job Position: Head, Merchant and Payment Services
  • Job Location: Lagos

Job Purpose

  • As a key member of the Executive Management team, acting in the capacity of a strategic business partner to guide and build value in the organization via building business relationships with Merchants and other thirty-party Payment aggregators and providers.

Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborate and drive outcomes across various elements of payments such as merchant acquiring, processing, technology, payment facilitators & other intermediaries, etc.
  • Develop merchant acquisition infrastructure (value proposition, sales pipeline/processes, pitch, etc.) for the team
  • Manage/deploy a team of merchant acquisition hunters and ensure that the team achieve the set target by management
  • Generate, coordinate and plan inbound/outbound leads with a focus on strategic or large merchant partners
  • Cultivate, manage and grow key strategic relationships that will generate opportunities for merchant acquisition
  • Plan major/national events, programs, and activities that will drive merchant acquisition.

Job Requirements

  • Payments expertise with a wide perspective on all elements of payments.
  • Strong MS Excel Skills
  • Strong execution mindset focused on the effective achievement of business goals with the ability to dive into details and collaborate across teams.
  • Understanding of the payments industry, Relationships across key players, and perspective and regulatory environment would be valuable.
  • Industry experience in the payments ecosystem including payments facilitators, merchants, payments networks, or Fintech operators is desirable.
  • Functional experience in business development and partnership.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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