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PMO & Strategy Manager-Smartcash PSB Airtel – Apply Now

PMO & Strategy Manager-Smartcash PSB

Job Description

The role will essentially:

  • Provide strategic assistance and financial analysis support for Smart Cash PSB in all business-related matters – including preparation for various reviews.
  • To do preliminary research into new markets and Opportunities in Africa.
  • Engage with external bodies and knowledge forums across Africa -Identify suitable external forums to enhance knowledge and opportunities for Smart Cash Business development.

Key Responsibilities

The Role Holder’s duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Provide input as required and implement the strategy on specific Business development projects and initiatives.
  • May also be required to perform a supportive role in different phases of the strategy development.
  • Assist in creation of strategies and financial plans in close coordination with Smartcash top leadership and strategic leadership.
  • Prompt engagement customer service, Wallet platform Operation, Sales team during scheduled maintenance outages and incidents.
  • Regular business engagement & external partner engagement to improve operational efficiency.
  • Translation of business service requests into clear functional change requests to be implemented.
  • Bridging between business and technical teams.
  • Ensure optimal scheduling of changes to minimize downtime and comply with internal and external change regulations.
  • Ensure Operation handover from Project team.
  • Support decision making abilities of CBDO by conducting preliminary research and analysis on new markets.
  • Detailed financial analysis (ROI analysis, cost/information analysis etc.), conducting internal and external analysis and research to formulate strategic opinions and recommendations.
  • Plan, coordinate & minute the strategic reviews & meetings and update the Executive on status of various initiatives to ensure implementations and deployments as per plan.
  • Review and monitor various key programs to ensure consistency with defined objectives.
  • Identify suitable external forums for representation of Smartcash to enhance business development and opportunities in Africa.
  • Liaise with key strategic and financial authorities, bodies and agencies.
  • Coordinate with senior leadership for key data and information exchange and report preparation.

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Strategy & Financial Planning.
  • Market Research.
  • M-Commerce.
  • Programme & Project Management.
  • Support/Networking with internal/external stakeholders.

Major Challenges

  • Ability to operate in a multi-cultural, multi-country environment.
  • Manage expectations of multiple stakeholders: Ensure buy-in and ownership of group level and region level initiatives with top leadership.
  • Manage complex assignments/projects: conceptualization, design and implementation of specific initiatives.
  • Ensure timely and accurate data for top management review and suitable actions.
  • Multi-tasking with crunch timelines for churning out data, reporting and analysis.

Educational Qualification & Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ work experience in Project management, business planning, financial services, Fintech experience in service management.
  • University degree in project management or other related disciplines.
  • Postgraduate: CA/ MBA or Equivalent from a recognized institute, PMP, Scrum Master Huawei.

Behavioral attributes

  • Strong analytical and data interpretation skills.
  • Financially savvy.
  • High energy person with the ability to organize, manage and deliver key strategic initiatives.
  • Strong communication skills – Both written and verbal.
  • Project & Program management skills.
  • Ability to work seamlessly across businesses and hierarchy levels.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and networking skills.
  • Relationship management.
  • Strong Oral and Written Communication.
  • Results orientation.
  • Senior Stakeholder Management.
  • Benefit / Value assessment.
  • Decision making.
  • Technology Innovation.
  • Issues management.
  • Methods, standards creation.
  • Integrity and honesty.
  • Coaching.
  • Leadership.
  • Teaming.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Airtel on to apply



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