Regional Manager, Sub Saharan Africa



Posted on Friday, November 10, 2023

As we continue to expand and revolutionize the payment landscape, we are seeking a highly motivated and results-driven Business Development and Partnerships Contractor to join our team. You will be owning partnerships end-to-end to integrate our infrastructure with the Nigerian banking and fintech world, helping to deliver instant, secure, and cost-effective payments for freelance work, remittances, and global business operations.


  1. Identify and Cultivate Strategic Partnerships:
  • Leverage existing networks and establish new connections within the fintech and banking infrastructure sector in Nigeria.
  • Identify and prioritize potential partners to enhance our payment ecosystem.
  1. Business Development:
  • Develop and execute strategies to drive business growth and revenue through partnerships.
  • Negotiate and close deals with key players in the industry to expand our reach and influence.
  1. Market Analysis:
  • Stay abreast of market trends, competition, and regulatory developments in the fintech and banking sector, especially in Nigeria.
  • Provide insights and recommendations to shape our business strategies.
  1. Relationship Management:
  • Foster strong relationships with existing partners, ensuring ongoing collaboration and mutual success.
  • Act as the main point of contact for partner inquiries and concerns.
  1. Collaborative Cross-Functional Work:
  • Work closely with product, marketing, and technology teams to align partnership activities with company goals.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure seamless integration of partner solutions.
  1. Metrics and Reporting:
  • Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success of partnerships.
  • Provide regular reports and updates on partnership activities to senior management.


  1. Deep Industry Connections:
  • Proven track record of extensive connections within the fintech and banking infrastructure space in Nigeria.
  1. Business Acumen:
  • Strong understanding of the payments industry, market dynamics, and regulatory landscape in Nigeria.
  1. Negotiation Skills:
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate and close complex business deals that drive mutual benefit.
  1. Self-Motivated and Driven:
  • Proactive and results-oriented mindset with the ability to work independently and meet ambitious targets.
  1. Communication Skills:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively convey complex ideas and proposals.
  1. Adaptability:
  • Comfortable operating in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with the ability to adapt to changing circumstances.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, or a related field (MBA is a plus).
  • Proven experience in business development and partnerships within the Nigerian fintech or banking industry.
  • A track record of successfully closing high-impact deals.