Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited) is a leading telecommunications services provider in Nigeria headquartered in Lagos, the commercial nerve-centre 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.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Lead, E-Commerce and Partnerships – SmartCash PSB
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Full-time
Level: Mid-Senior level
The primary goal of the role is to develop the product strategies / roadmap that will drive significant growth products and for articulating the local market requirements for successful commercialization, focusing on increasing revenue.
Develop a new product through partnerships for co-creation of products & service/content and define clear user journey for consumers, payments flows and other enhancement to drive growth
Manage and nurture business relationships with key strategic partners, aggregators, and third-party developers
Lead the development and management of platform capabilities, managing the end to end product lifecycle including product design
Develop and documentation of business and functional requirements for training, project management, and on-going product development
Own key vertical/features/product strategy with development team to deliver the best overall products and Services (P&S)
Interface with technical platform OEMs and developers to help translate product requirements ensuring mutual understanding and minimizing time to market.
Prepare business plans for new proposed P&S, including future projections and feasibility.
Develop product roadmap and long-term vision where digital financial service is going. Develops and maintains relationships with all stakeholders.
Manage digital product development from the planning phase through deliverables coordination, execution, communication, and results tracking
Provide strategic guidance across digital products, programs and projects by Influencing and engage cross functional teams
Build the partnerships pipeline across various sectors to grow product portfolio
Collaborate with colleagues across functions to integrate products and service while expanding new opportunities by integrating with existing products and solutions.
Presenting pitches and said business plans to executive management.
Manage the strategic framework for partner / vendor/ enabler / joint venture integration with capabilities to sustain competitive advantage
Develop and manage offline and online direct and or indirect merchant/biller relationships
Manage the partner negotiation, contract agreement process, ensuring scope of work and terms / conditions are in our best interest as approve
Qualification, Experience & Competencies
Bachelor's Degree required, Advanced Degree or MBA preferred
Minimum of 6 years commercial experience
Demonstrable experience in product conceptualization, design and development
Experience in technology relating to banking and payments; particularly strong working knowledge and understanding of Digital Payments and Account to Account payments.
A flexible, adaptable and innovative thinker
Successful track record engaging at senior levels in organization and with customers
Solid project planning and management capabilities
Process and/or workflow planning and design skills
Excellent communication (oral & written) skills
Knowledge and experience with project management tools and content management software
Knowledge and experience in digital product development
Provide direction and leadership for digital strategy, UX and design, digital quality assurance, product management, and product analytics.
Experience of working with Agile and design thinking principles is desirable.
Application Closing Date
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We therefore do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of, among others, their race, disability, their race, disability, religion or gender.
All employment opportunities are decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business needs.
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