Lekki Phase 1, Lagos, Nigeria
3d ago

Job Information

Job Opening ID 99 Title Chief Operating Officer Industry Operations Work Experience 1 Year City Lekki State / Province Lagos Zip / Postal Code 100024

Job Description

OpCoChief OperatingOfficer

Appzone provides the full stack of digital infrastructure for Banking and payment usinghomegrowntechnology that has the best market fit for the African environment.

Our platforms leverage the cloud to run core operations of banksandFinTechsin a fully digital way while connecting these institutionsinto a decentralized pan-African payment network based on Blockchain.

We recognize that our super-talented and highly motivated people are at the core of our unprecedented success so far. As such,we hire people with exceptional talents and abilities, then create an environment where you can become the best version of yourself and thrive both professionally and personallywhile delivering impact and having fun!

Your contributions have the potential to impact millions of people across Africa as we work together to provide technology that empowers people with unlimited access to financial services.

Job Profile :

We are looking for an innovative, self-driven and ambitiousCOOto join ourteam! As anOpCo COO, you will be responsibleforoverseeing theOpCo’sbusiness operations strategy as this is crucial for growth and profitability ofthe OpCo Operations.

AstheOpCoCCO, your job responsibilities include the following.

Formulation of policies and standard operating procedures in line with company strategy and business goals.

Co-ordination of the team’s effort to implement and adhere to best practices defined standard operating procedures.

Coordination of people, processes, and tools to guarantee the successful delivery of all value promised as part of communicating the product value proposition

Ensuring that target KPIs on product and service quality are consistently met and surpassed

Ensuring that periodic goals and performance expectations of the various units within the team are achieved.

Ensuring complete compliance and on-going improvements to best practices for software development life cycle management

Ensuring complete compliance and on-going improvements to best practices for technical and operational support processes

Instituting and coordinating strategic project management operations to eliminate and avoid major project bottlenecks

Overseeing, supporting, and ensuring complete compliance with best practices for internal and client-side project execution activities.

Formulating and implementing necessary changes to people,processesand tools to continuously increase efficiency, improve quality and eliminate operational bottlenecks

Establishing, planning towards, and providing for current and future resource / capacity requirements

Ensuring on-going benchmarking and improvement of core skills across various units within the team

Involvement in the audit of prospective client systems, analysis of requirements and development of suitable solution designs and architectures

Ensuring the availability of technical and business-related documentation required for the smooth functioning of all functions within the team.


We would love to meet someone with :

  • BSc in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.
  • Possesses one or more of the following internationally recognized professional qualifications; PMP, Prince II, Scrum, or Six Sigma.
  • At least 10 years related work experience including experience in one or more of the following areas : Management Consulting, Banking,Fintech,and Technology.
  • Candidate must have worked in capacity of COO or CTO for a technology startup or as senior team lead in a technology management or related function.
  • Previous experience as a software developer or application / system administrator will be an added advantage.
  • Candidate should have good knowledge of software development life cycle, payment, banking, and IT infrastructure.
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