Business development manager

Job Summary

BDM identifies market opportunities and develops the right partnerships to take advantage of them. Product strategy and set commercial priorities.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

You may be a good fit if you:

  • Are you a creative product thinker who loves collaborating across the business?
  • Can you investigate and define opportunities or frame business problems with supporting data and analysis?
  • Can you solve problem, breaking down complex issues into smaller pieces and work with your stakeholders to solve these issues?
  • Can you communicate efficiently and set direction within the business working with senior stakeholders?
  • Are willing to act in multiple roles to unblock your team, this might include business analysis, defining customer UX or support with feature testing?
  • Are you a self-starter able to turn incomplete, conflicting, or ambiguous inputs into solid action plans?
  • Are you technical enough to investigate opportunities, ask good questions about the products and solutions which are being built and to challenge the team where appropriate?

 

Job Description

  • Scan the current market and explore various areas of new possible product development
  • Responsible for the recruitment of additional billers and/or partners
  • Review commercial agreements associated with key billers and partners
  • Business and performance analysis with product and best practice recommendation
  • Responsible for country performance reporting and other analysis to group on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Collaborate with other team members in line other business areas/activities (marketing, sales, customer service etc)
  • Offer support for product development and transaction reconciliation

 

Qualification and Requirements

  • A university degree in Marketing, Economics, Management or any related field
  • You must have at least three years of experience in mobile financial services telecommunications, finance and product development
  • You are technical and can work closely with software engineers in an Agile environment
  • You have some experience of taking software products to market
  • Must possess strong analytical skills. Expertise in Finance is an added advantage
  • Must be proficient in MS Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point etc)
  • Must have experience in a start-up environment
  • Must possess an understanding of the mobile money and digital finance industry landscape within the country

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