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  • Posted: Aug 29, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Move with Africa Do business across Africa with easy FX and B2B Payments Send and collect business payments, between Africa and the rest of the world. Immediately place a trade online, with execution in minutes
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    Senior Expansion Associate

    Description

    • As Senior Expansion Associate, your main objective is to expand, maintain and optimize BitPesa's partnerships with local banks, FinTechs (aggregators/gateways) and telcos - primarily in Nigeria - to grow BitPesa key metrics such as revenue growth, cost of sales reduction and other operational efficiency indicator(s).
    • You will be part of the Strategy & Partnerships team and report directly to the West African Expansion Manager.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Maintain existing payment infrastructure in Nigeria: execute tasks related to maintaining “high-functioning” payments infrastructure (trouble-shooting, daily operations, infrastructure audits)
    • Develop strong relationships with global & regional banks / telcos / payment processors in West Africa (pitch decks, bank accounts opening…)
    • Represent BitPesa during relevant networking events / workshops with FinTechs, banks and telcos
    • Assist in defining the regional roadmap of infrastructure maintenance, optimisation and expansion projects in alignment with revenue, cost of sales, customer satisfaction and operational efficiency metrics
    • Work closely with internal Product, Engineering, Legal, Compliance, Sales, Finance and Treasury teams

    Requirements

    • Master's degree in Finance / Business Administration from a top tier university
    • At least 2 years of working experiences in financial institutions (Banks, Telco, FinTech) in Africa or previous working experiences in strategy consulting / investment banking / start-up
    • Ability to learn fast, organize complex information and being comfortable with uncertainty
    • Goal oriented, self-motivated and confident, thorough and determined, along with prioritization skills
    • Excellent organizational, project management, time management, communication and presentation skills
    • Willingness to travel 20% of the time
    • Ability to speak & write in English fluently and idiomatically; ability to speak & write in French is a huge plus

    Benefits

    • Competitive salary
    • Global / regional network / exposure in FinTech / Blockchain industry
    • One of the hottest, fastest scaling startups in Africa
    • Casual work environment
    • Great work-life balance
    • We value autonomy
    • Opportunity for growth for all our employees

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to BitPesa on bitpesa.workable.com to apply
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