Senior Associate Merchant Payments

Global Profilers

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Global Profilers is a Recruitment & HR Services firm specialized in recruitment in Africa; we are currently looking for a Senior Associate Merchant Payments for our client who is a financial services and payments company.




  • The Senior Associate Merchant Payments will be responsible for providing  leadership  to  the  team  and  be responsible for strategy definition and execution, operational oversight, and the development of policies  and procedures to ensure sound financial management of  the  merchant  business  and  achievement  of revenue targets. He or she will also be responsible for lead generation and managing relationships with merchants.




  • Execution of the Merchant Payments business
  • Providing strategic planning and leadership to the unit by ensuring that the appropriate structures, systems,  and  competencies  are  developed  to  exceed  revenue targets
  • Development of annual targets in collaboration with the General Manager for the Online & Mobile  business
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual management reports outlining performance of the business
  • Actively engaging consumers, developers, SMEs and SME networks to build and maintain relationships
  • Ensuring that regular feedback from the customer is factored into decision-making at the company
  • Driving cross-team collaboration in the company to ensure that appropriate support is in place for the merchant  payments business


Qualification and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • At least 4 years’ relevant experience in sales or general management in online payments or similar businesses
  • Must be able to work in a high-velocity, high performance environment
  • Must  be  able  to  develop  and  communicate  competitive  landscape  analysis
  • Experience implementing sales processes and compensation  plans
  • Experience creating, and implementing sales  channels
  • Drive  channel  satisfaction improvement
  • Strong  leadership  and  relationship-building skills
  • Excellent communication  skills  –  verbal,  non-verbal and written
  • Ability  to  motivate,  influence  and  advice people
  • Planning and organizational  skills
  • Good understanding of Nigerian market, consumer, developer, and merchant preferences  and  trends
  • Attention to detail
  • Initiative, curiosity and a sense of ownership over work areas
  • Ability to multi-task and manage competing    priorities
  • Good judgement and decision-making  ability
  • Conflict resolution skills.

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Global Profilers

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Banking / Finance / Insurance

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years