Business Operations and Expansion Officer

January 25, 2022

Job Description

Paystack Nigeria

Paystack is a technology company solving payments problems for ambitious businesses. Paystack's mission is to help merchants in Africa get paid by anyone, anywhere in the world. Over 9,000 of some of the best businesses in Nigeria use Paystack’s modern payments gateway, including MTN, Taxify, Domino’s Pizza, Smile Communications, Opera, God is Good Motors, Axa Mansard Insurance, and many others.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Business Operations and Expansion Officer
Location: Nigeria
About the Role

Business Operations at Paystack is a highly cross-functional role, which supports product and go to market leadership to drive mission critical projects, incubate new countries and teams, deliver analysis and insights, and execute on key strategic initiatives.
Your role might include planning, building, and launching new markets or products, or working on high-growth opportunities.
Business Operations is a high priority talent pipeline for Paystack. We look for exceptional people and give them a level of responsibility and exposure that will accelerate their career.
Wherever you are based, you will be working closely with our leadership team.
This role will be based in Nigeria, South Africa, or Kenya.
If you like figuring out hard problems from scratch, rolling up your sleeves to execute, and are an amazing and humble teammate, please apply or get in touch!

What you'll be doing

Perform analyses and research to drive new country or pan-African product and growth strategy
Work with Product and Commercial leads on planning and launching new markets and/or products
Explore and strike new partnership opportunities for Paystack to scale across Africa
Design and implement cross-functional systems and processes that Paystack needs to grow at scale
Incubate and help run new country and/or product teams
Partner with other teams to help them execute on important strategic initiatives or drive operational scale and efficiency

What it takes to succeed at this role

5+ years of experience in consulting, investment banking, or comparable role in high growth tech companies on the African continent
Strong problem solving skills; enjoy digging deep into the data, thinking from first principles, and delivering the best results
A proven track record building relationships and doing business with external partners and customers
A process-oriented mindset and ability to lead people to get things done
Experience in a highly strategic, analytical and operational role in fast-paced environments
Experience in product or project management, taking initiatives from conception to launch
Clear and empathetic communication, both written and verbal
Mission-oriented and motivated by the opportunity to improve the lives of our users
Willingness to travel to our existing Paystack markets and across Africa (up to 50% travel).

Nice to haves:

CS background or affinities
Experience with SQL
Experience in the payments space
French and/or Arabic language proficiency.


Competitive salary and equity compensation
Full medical coverage
MacBook Pro
Smart, kind colleagues who’re invested in your growth.

Application Closing Date
11:59 pm WAT on Friday; 4th February, 2022.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Paystack is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We’re committed to providing employees with a work environment that is progressive and open-minded.
Our employment philosophy is to hire the best people and empower them to do the best work of their lives.
Employment decisions are based on business needs and individual merit without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, nationality, marital status, gender or age.

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