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Senior Specialist: Financial Services

Role purpose:Drive the expansion of financial services guaranteeing that M-Pesa has relevant impact in the financial inclusion agenda in Mozambique.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

  • Identify and validate opportunities for financial services in the M-Pesa portfolio.;
  • Guarantee customer centricity in the design of new financial services in M-Pesa’s product portfolio;
  • Develop and maintain business cases for the M-Pesa financial service portfolio guaranteeing that the core products have an associated financial impact;
  • Design, plan and project-manage the implementation of new products and enhancements to the current product portfolio across all disciplines involved in the process;
  • Define the Product Strategy for M-Pesa’s financial services;
  • Guarantee that the M-Pesa financial services are aligned with the business context and vision

Core competencies, knowledge and experience:

  • Customer Centricity – Ability to empathize with the customer guaranteeing that the products being built are aligned with the business contex;
  • Commercially astute and strategically oriented – solid understanding of market, competitor & customer. Solid understanding of the integrated set of products and services included within the M-Pesa portfolio; able to identify opportunities for M-Pesa and define and implement these opportunities into reality;
  • Strong Analytical skills – able to assess reports, identify issues, root cause, and recommend solutions. Expert spread sheet skills a distinct advantage;
  • Inspirational Leadership – develop and maintain great working environment throughout all levels of the M-Pesa organization;
  • Presentation and communication skills – written and oral. 

Must have technical / professional qualifications:

  • University degree in Commercial or Information Technology related areas;
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant experience in a management role within an innovation function with cross-functional exposure;
  •   Project management certification and experience will be an advantage;
  • Knowledge and experience of the financial services and telecommunications industries will be an advantage;
  • Strong planning and networking skills;
  • Ability to draft product requirement documents and business cases.

Location: Edificio Vodacom Rua dos Desportistas, Numero 649  Maputo 

Job Type: Full-time

Employment Type: Permanent.

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Closing Date: 20-Dec-19, 1:59:00 PM

Jacinto Manusse: É um Empreendedor e Consultor de Marketing Digital que dedica a sua vida à produção e partilha de conteúdos de grande qualidade, contando já com alguns dos mais reconhecidos blogs em Moçambique.