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  • Posted: Jan 5, 2023
    Deadline: Jan 31, 2023
  • Accelerex Network Limited was granted an Approval in Principle to roll out Agent Network management services in Nigeria by The Central Bank with the mission to deepen financial inclusion in Nigeria by providing innovative, simple and accessible financial service solutions to the underserved through a network of most efficient agents.
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    Group Chief Technology Officer

    The Group CTO shall play an integral role in the company's strategic direction with a flair for technological research and analysis. The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker and a problem solver who would demonstrate the maturity, confidence, and energy to lead, attract and retain talents, as well as partner with customers, OEMs, and third-party service providers in a fast-paced environment.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Establish and drive the company's technology vision and lead all aspects of the company's technological development Identify competitive advantages and technological trends that would guide the company's strategic direction and growth
    • Work with the relevant stakeholders to identify critical business and market needs and ensure appropriate operational solutions or products are developed in a timely manner
    • Work with relevant stakeholders including OEMs to build market-driven and high-quality products or solutions that ensures that the company stays competitive
    • Manage the company's technology development and deployment Infrastructure in line with the group enterprise architecture model
    • Work with relevant stakeholders to ensure that there are no breaches or failures across platforms and business systems and that appropriate disaster recovery plans are in place and regularly tested for unforeseen and unexpected events that may impact business continuity
    • Work with key stakeholders and regulators to ensure regulatory compliance, operational efficiency, and maximum uptime of the company's services
    • Attract, train, coach/mentor, manage, and retain technology talents for the organisation  
    • Develop and maintain technology policies, standards and strategies that will empower the business and people to deliver on their commitments
    • Prepare and oversee technology budgets


    Demonstrated experience in:

    • Payment processing, switching, core banking and third-party systems integration, and cloud infrastructure management
    • Solution architecting, development, and deployment
    • Ability to interpret multi-country technology requirements and market trends as a foundation for technology and product approaches
    • Consumer privacy and payments industry compliance requirements o Information security vulnerabilities and risk management approaches.
    • Project Management, Research and Development
    • Leadership ability: strong sense of ownership, decision-maker, strong communicator with the ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences, collaborative, mentor Strategic Thinking: Understands distinctive strategies, recognizes patterns, interprets market and performance data effectively
    • Persona: committed, respectful, receptive, open to new ideas, quick learner, agile


    • Bachelor's degree in a technology or related discipline
    • Significant leadership experience in technology strategy, research, design, and development
    • Previous experience in a similar role is an advantage
    • A master's degree, preferably an MBA, may also be an advantage

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CVs to using "Head, Web Acquiring" or "Group Chief Technology Officer" as the subject of the mail.

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