Our client is a major player in the Fintech / Payments industry with a highly advanced technology platform, helping to empower the new, digital era for Payments and fostering the Open Banking ecosystem.
They currently have an opening for a Web Acquiring Specialist in Lagos.
The Web Acquiring Specialist will be responsible for providing operational and administrative support to the ecommerce platform and processes.
It will be task to identifying and suggesting process / system improvement to increase card acceptance by working with merchants, Acquirers, Third Party Agents, and other internal and external stakeholders.
Work with a team of technical specialists, systems and / or developers to develop and enhance technologies in an effective and efficient manner.
Support the implementation of the acquiring Strategy for the team and clients
Develop and lead the strategic alliances with Acquirers and merchants, and other stakeholders to achieve brand preference including initiatives related to product, marketing, and technology
Analyse market data to identify Merchant and Acquiring development opportunities in line with the plans
Position will be responsible for managing the budget assigned to ensure implementation of plans is done on a timely basis and within available resources.
Ensures merchant onboarding is seamless from start to finish
Responsible for cross boarder acquiring and web acquiring
Works with third parties to coordinate projects
Knowledge and understanding of banking operations and / or payment schemes, including products & services, business systems and processes;
merchant / retail experience in the designated markets is desired.
Be an in-house subject matter expert on ecommerce operations working with card schemes and internal customers.
Work closely with the product team in identifying and suggesting key improvement areas in ecommerce processes and automation.
Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or any related field.
5 years of relevant experience in IT with production & development support experience.
Various project experience working with Network associations, viz Visa, MasterCard, Verve etc.
Thorough knowledge in Cards Issuing for the end-to-end card life cycle and transaction life cycle
Thorough knowledge in ecommerce Merchant Acquiring for the end to end Merchant life cycle and transaction life cycle
Experience on 3DS Acquiring and issuing
Thorough Cards applications / business knowledge.
Vendor and user management capabilities
Encryption key management knowledge
Card Management System JCard preferable
Card Transaction Switch - JPTS preferable
Knowledge and experience of ISO 8583
Mandatory Technical skills
Any ecommerce Payment Gateway like MIGS, CyberSource, etc
Any web Merchant Acquiring systems
3DS Acquiring and Issuing
Any switch like Postilion, TWO, TRANZAXI, Base24, etc
Visa / MasterCard Clearing operations experience
Any web transaction cross boarder acquiring experience