The Head of Payment will identify, develop and execute initiatives to develop product capabilities and maximise commercial performance through proactive collaboration with core functional teams across the business and key partners.
Create a strategic vision to grow Flocash Payment services business across markets. Identify, understand and articulate customer needs, competitor propositions and market dynamics that present opportunities and threats.
Understand and review the relevant industry/sector trends, regulatory policies and legal requirements; including scheme updates, alternative payment technologies and developing a network of contacts and sources of support.
- P&L management, strategic planning, commercial performance and forecasting.
- Take ownership of the day to day card services business performance working cross-functionally to oversee operational execution of a plan that meets commercial objectives.
- Manage the day to day relationship with key external partners and negotiate new contracts where required.
- Be responsible for the commercial and technical card services road map, collaboratively preparing business cases with finance colleagues where needed.
- Work collaboratively with sales and marketing teams to create strong go to market messaging and lead generation.
Skills & Experience:
- Experience in the role of a commercial product manager of regulated payment services. Good network
- Experience of card acquiring services essential. Experience in alternative payments such as ewallet & mobile money is essential.
- Commercially aware, with appreciation of sales proposition and customer experience.
- Ability to create, own and deliver business and financial plans.
- Exceptional customer/stakeholder communication and management skills, capable of influencing cross-functional teams.
- Good technical knowledge and experience of working closely with technical members of staff in an agile environment.
FloCash began with the vision to simplify doing business in Africa, by breaking down major barriers to trade and helping Africa to drive commerce at home and abroad. Today, FloCash is one of the world's largest providers of local payment options offering over 400 payment methods globally. Flocash is a leader in digital services & payments across Africa and have been recognized with numerous awards. Join a leader in global payments. African at heart, global by nature.