Digital Financial Services (DFS) Executive

Infostrategy Technology Nigeria Limited

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Infostrategy Technology Nigeria Limited is an Information, Communication and Software Technology firm incorporated in Nigeria and the United Kingdom. We operate with a burning passion to transform the technological terrain of Africa by delivering value to clients through innovative and effective leverage of cutting-edge technology solutions. We are looking for a competent and qualified candidate for this position

 

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Team Lead Technology, the DFS Executive will manage the end-to-end process of designing, implementing, monitoring, and scaling new financial solutions for the organization.

This is an exciting role which requires strategic visioning as well as operational execution, working cross-functionally with our customer service, operations, G & I, and technical teams on the ground.

To excel in this role, s/he must have a close understanding of the needs and aspirations of our target markets; have the imagination and drive to design and deliver life-changing solutions to our customers; and have the strategic vision to understand where our financial solutions can take our customers and the organization.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage product roadmap and rollout for financial services from concept to launch.
  • Manage cross-functional teams to successfully deliver product testing and scaling, including; Software for product specifications and development, sales and customer service for troubleshooting and vendor training.
  • Run A/B tests to determine the impact and sustainability of our financial products.
  • Build and maintain relationships with our strategic partners
  • Manage the scoping, designing and development of detailed projects to increase the digitization of payments to our clients in different sectors.
  • Assist in the development of digital financial innovations which can be tested in partnership with our digital financial service providers.
  • Support the interaction of digital financial services team with mobile financial service providers, banks, regulators, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Education Qualifications, Experience, Skills, and Competencies

  • Bachelor's Degree from a reputable University
  • Minimum 5 years DFS 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
  • Product design/development experience
  • Experience working with Mobile money and digital financial service products
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the legal, regulatory & policy frameworks that govern mobile money/ electronic payments & agents networks in Nigeria
  • Strong understanding and a commitment to pushing the boundaries of financial inclusion
  • Experience in front facing roles that require customer interaction
  • Experience in developing and implementing business strategies
  • Project management experience: candidates who have started or contributed significantly to a particular project or have seen projects through from start to finish, from design to scale up phase
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills
  • Good network with relevant stakeholders in the DFS space in Nigeria
  • Excellent planning and team management skills, demonstrating mature confidence and integrity
  • Proven ability to work as part of a cross-functional development team
  • Good report writing and documentation skill

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Summary

Company

Infostrategy Technology Nigeria Limited

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Banking / Finance / Insurance

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years