BitPesa Job Recruitment & How To Apply

BitPesa Job Recruitment & How To Apply

Application form for BitPesa Job Recruitment is now out online for young graduate that are currently unemployed, see details about how to apply below.

BitPesa is a pan-African platform redefining how businesses make payments to and from sub-Saharan Africa. Focused on using cutting-edge blockchain technology to increase efficiency across markets, BitPesa opens corridors for business payments and trade between Africa and the rest of the world.

BitPesa is now using this medium to invite competent and qualified young graduates that are currently unemployed to fill the vacant job position below;

1.) Global Infrastructure Manager – Banking & Payment
2.) Payment Operations Associate
3.) Head of West Africa Sales

 

1.Job Title: Global Infrastructure Manager – Banking & Payment

Location: Can be in Nairobi – Kenya, Dakar – Senegal, Lagos – Nigeria, London – England or Madrid – Spain

Description

  • BitPesa is seeking a driven individual with an interest in building alternative financial infrastructure for frontier markets, hyper-organized and result-oriented to manage a fast-growing team of operations associates.
  • Working under the guidance of the Head of Strategic Growth, the Global Infrastructure Manager – Banking & Payment is responsible to manage a team of operations associates to achieve company metrics of revenue, cost of sales, customer satisfaction & operational efficiency by working closely with banks/payment processor in the country or region assigned to and internal teams (Product, Engineering, Legal, Compliance, Sales, Finance and Treasury)

Requirements

  • Existing senior executive relationships with global / regional banks / telcos / payment processors required (prefer candidates who has relationships across EU, Sub-saharan Africa and MENA)
  • Proven track record of delivering results despite of limited time/resources/control
  • Love finding creative and quick solutions to solving ad-hoc issues
  • Love documenting whatever you’ve learnt and make it institutional knowledge
  • Comfortable with changing priorities and adapt easily to create highest impacts for the company/ customers
  • Prior experiences / knowledge in treasury back office, various settlement systems (SWIFT, Cheque clearing, Inter-bank systems, TT, RTGS, EFT) and end-to-end FX wholesales operating model
  • English is required, Arabic, Spanish & French preferred
  • Valid work permit in the location you are applying for – We don’t sponsor work permit until probation (3-6 months) is confirmed.

Benefits

  • Be part of an international, ambitious and successful team
  • Global / regional network / exposure in FinTech / Blockchain industry
  • Diverse career growth opportunities
  • Competitive salary.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

2.Job Title: Payment Operations Associate

Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • The Payment Operations Associate is responsible for customer payments, cash reconciliation, assisting with trade confirmations, basic accounting tasks, and ad hoc projects. Supports the Finance and Trading team with issues related to payments.

Key Responsibilities
Payments:

  • Respond to customer inquiries regarding payment issues
  • Work with payment providers, customer service, and finance department to research customer payment issue such as missing payments, invalid account details, or discrepancies
  • Verify customer payments and provide proof of payments
  • Queue payments in various portals (BP website, bank platforms, payment processors)
  • Work with the trader and customer service team to process customer transactions
  • Maintain a statement of accounts for MTO clients
  • Provide support to customer support
  • Confirm payment request and process according to policies

Approvals/Verifications:

  • Approve payments for customer transactions and treasury trades
  • Verify deposits across all our bank partnerships

Requirements

  • The applicant should possess a University degree
  • Have at least 3 years of experience of working in an accounting, finance or Treasury Back Office environment.
  • Should be particularly good at handling reports and all the relevant data and information.
  • Should have excellent communication skills and should be able to convey all the important data received from the front end to the back end.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and self starter.
  • Ability to perform at a high level in a fast past environment
  • Numerical, good attention to detail, flexible.

Compensation
Competitive. Monthly salary to be determined based on experience.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

3. Job Title: Head of West Africa Sales

Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • The Head of West Africa Sales is responsible for managing and expanding BitPesa’s sales operations, and revenue generating processes and execution across the West African Francophone and Anglophone markets
  • This includes scaling the business across our various products which serve our diverse customer segment needs which includes, but is not limited to the Payout API for Money Transfer Companies and the B2B cross-border payments service
  • The ideal candidate must bring a sound understanding of and previous experience with global treasury management, FX rates, and currency risk management tools. This is an exciting opportunity to help take Africa’s leading digital FX company to the next level
  • We’re looking for leaders who are comfortable in a dynamic, growing startup, and equally comfortable networking with executives as well as analyzing sales metrics.

Responsibilities

  • Lead sales efforts to maintain and scale revenue with a customer-centric approach.
  • Focus efforts to generate scalable, repeatable and predictable volume, revenue and net profit.
  • Align and optimize the entire customer experience with the aim of increasing revenue.
  • Work across both new and established markets to build BitPesa’s presence in West Africa.
  • Ensure that the Sales team focuses on the sustainable acquisition of clients (MTOs, mid-large corporates, SMEs, BDCs, cryptocurrency traders) who trade large volumes at target margins.
  • Establish regional sales and operational processes to build efficiency and manage costs.
  • Ensure that total client portfolio grows while being diversified, stable and profitable.
  • Reduce key-man risk, and ensure that the West African Sales Managers build robust teams who are properly trained and advancing in their knowledge and skills.
  • Ensure there is a team approach to winning and growing our portfolio of clients with a focus on our pooling business model.
Requirements

  • University Degree
  • Seasoned professional with 8-10 years of experience in sales and marketing or financial services in West African markets (ideally in B2B cross-border payments, money transfer, mobile money, treasury management, FX risk management)
  • Previous experience in successfully scaling a business/sales for payment companies globally is a plus
  • Previous experience in managing, mentoring and scaling sales teams
  • Access to a large network of local decision-makers within corporates/fintechs/banks
  • Proven track record of developing and closing complex sales deals from the ground up
  • Fluency in, or working knowledge of, French is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, public speaking, presentation, and listening skills
  • Creative problem solver with the ability to work independently with minimal guidance
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize immediate, short-term goals and simultaneously focus on strategic, long-term goals
  • Advanced Microsoft Office and Google Suite Tools skills along with the willingness and ability to become familiar with company-specific sales tools/software
  • Passionate about our mission to redefine how businesses make payments to and from Africa
  • Willingness to be based in Lagos and travel within West Africa.

Compensation

  • Compensation will be based on level of experience with the opportunity to earn sales bonuses tied to key deliverables.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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