Senior Manager – Payments and Business, Strategy and Innovation

May 6, 2022

Job Description

MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria – The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Senior Manager – Payments and Business, Strategy and Innovation
Job Identification: 1308
Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Job Category: MTN Level 3H
Job Schedule: Full time
Reports To: Chief Product Officer
Division: MoMo Payment Service Bank
Job Description

Cascade the product strategy from the Group Finco and build a MoMoPSB customized product roadmap for the segment
Lead the development of the payment strategy in line with overarching divisional goals with emphasis on client experience to deliver growth of merchant ecosystem and mobile payment usages
Develop and implement plans to drive payment adoption
Cascade payments solutions designed in the group to MoMoPSB and provide inputs for localization
Oversee design of loyalty solutions and schemes to support the growth of mobile payment
Provide inputs into customization/localization of Mobile payment solutions and products to support various business segments’ requirements
Deploy solutions to cover the maximum number of payments use cases
Ensure payment solutions deliver the best user experience and value to every key stakeholder of the payment ecosystem
Develop solutions and operational framework to drive growth of both digital and physical merchant ecosystem
Manage and resolve escalations that have impact on critical path of service delivery
Develop an operational playbook to drive mobile payment and provide strategic guidance for its implementation
Oversee the implementation of payment solutions for new products
Support to develop and maintain the best value proposition to both consumers and merchants, in collaboration with the Business development and Distribution teams
Manage the implementation of new products and services
Manage the development and implementation of Go-to-market strategy to drive payment, in collaboration with the Business development and Distribution teams
Review and identify key risks, issues, and dependencies and set mitigation actions
Provide input and tactical activities to drive merchant payment volumes, number of registered merchant, conversion to active merchant and grow merchant payment ecosystem
Manage negotiations, close deals and sell additional services to merchants.
Leverage on analytics, mobile data and mobile advertising to develop fit for purpose payment solutions
Ensure market leadership in merchant payments and facilitate the implementation of payment solutions – merchant ID & QR codes etc.
Ensure that appropriate processes and models are in place to drive traction and reduce players in the value chain
Identify and tap into payment opportunities through partnerships and relevant channels 
Work closely with the other teams within MoMoPSB and support functions to optimize the revenue generation opportunity and demonstrate strong ROI
Ensure the creation and maintenance of high-quality relationships with all target customers
Provide input into the development and implementation of short term and long-term sales plans for the organization
Analyze organizational dynamics at the prospective customer and develop the most effective products and solutions.


First  Degree in any related discipline
An MBA/Masters will be an added advantage
Fluent in English.


9 – 17 years of experience including:

Experience in Fintech, banking or financial services is mandatory 
Successful track record as a senior management professional in delivering exceptional Fintech payment products, business growth & financial results
Experience working in a global/multinational enterprise with a good understanding of emerging markets.

Application Closing Date
16th May, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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