Digital Financial Services Lead


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KPMG Professional Services and KPMG Advisory Services are the KPMG member firm in Nigeria. The partners and people have been operating in Nigeria since 1978, providing multidisciplinary professional services to both local and international organisations within the Nigerian business community. Our vision is to build and sustain our reputation as the best firm to work with by ensuring our people, clients and communities achieve their full potential. At KPMG, we are committed to working with our clients to cut through complexities of the business world - finding solutions and adding value.



The Digital Financial Services lead will provide strategic leadership and direction to deepen the company’s DFS footprints in Nigeria

He or She will lead the DFS team in developing and implementing a portfolio of projects that will significantly drive the uptake and usage of DFS in Nigeria as well as support the programmes lead to increase the pipeline of DFS projects that are funded through the company’s innovation fund.



  • Bachelor degree from a reputable university
  • Master’s degree in International Development, Business Administration, Economics or other related discipline, strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years’ DFS experience in Nigeria preferably with at least 5 years direct experience in deploying technology to expand mobile financial services to the low-income
  • In depth and broad understanding of the technology and financial services sectors in Nigeria
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the legal, regulatory & policy frameworks that govern mobile money/ electronic payments & agents networks in Nigeria
  • Experience in front facing roles that require customer interaction
  • Experience in developing and implementing business strategies
  • Good network with relevant stakeholders in the DFS space in Nigeria
  • Product design/development experience
  • Project management experience and relevant certification
  • Experience working with donor or philanthropic funded programmes, will be an advantage


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Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Banking / Finance / Insurance

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

10 - 15 years