Vice President, Account Management
NuData Security
Lagos, Nigeria
4d ago

Job Title

Vice President, Account Management The job holder will carry out responsibilities detailed below in the assigned location within West Africa markets

  • Develop sales pipeline leveraging all available resources in coordination with the product development and account management teams
  • Work with Customer Account Managers and Country Managers to identify opportunities to sell new products to existing customers
  • Participate in high-level, interactive conversations with key decision makers around new or emerging product opportunities
  • Analyze customers’ existing business through profitability modeling, financial forecasting and competitive analysis and recommend opportunities for additional revenue
  • Develop long-term growth strategies to optimize mutual profitability across debit and credit business lines
  • Work with virtual team of MC subject matter experts to strategically articulate value propositions to close new business opportunities
  • Develop financial modeling and business cases for identified opportunities
  • Execute and manage the customer contract agreement process, ensuring global linkage of resources and information sharing
  • Be the responsible face of MasterCard to the prospect / customer through high level interactions with key stakeholders such as senior bank executives, country regulatory contacts, representatives of marketing and card vendors as well as third party processing companies.
  • Major Accountabilities : This individual is the 'Go To' person for Business Development across the assigned location within West Africa ensuring alignment between the location’s 'go-to-market' approaches and the overall MEA Business Development strategy, taking into account the region's longer term strategic initiatives.

    Establish new partner / vendor / enabler / joint venture integration with capabilities to sustain MasterCard’s competitive advantage and tracking performance against key objectives.

    This individual will have responsibility for establishing and maintaining strong business relationships with Issuers, vendors, the banking industry and the regulators across the assigned location.

    Fundamental to accelerating the development of the business in the allocated location, is a backbone of strong issuance strategy in partnership with key Banks.

    The individual will be responsible for developing a dedicated Issuance plan and strategy across the assigned location. In addition, the successful candidate must have a sound knowledge of the payments industry P&L and how to maximize revenue through an effective issuance strategy.

    The individual will support in the development of the allocated location’s Interchange strategies, in collaboration with all regional cross functional teams.

    The successful candidate will be required to support in the assigned location’s Regulatory dialogue and support Country Management, on all matters relating to national and regional interests. Key Competencies sought :

  • Business Acumen
  • Knowledge leadership
  • Finance and planning
  • Solution drive
  • Results orientation
  • Strong Analytical ability Professional Qualities :
  • Leadership
  • Influence; assertiveness; initiative
  • Autonomy; independence; accountable and responsibly
  • Quantitative, qualitative and analytical insight
  • Commitment; passion and energy Experience Required :
  • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA preferred.
  • 10+ years experience in the financial services and payments business
  • Deep business development and marketing experience
  • Strong project management, problem solving, analytical and organizational experience
  • Experience in merchant acquiring, retailing and / or corporate transactional banking will be advantageous
  • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple stakeholders in a multicultural environment across multiple geographic locations
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills, extensive experience in communicating in international environment at senior management level
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Organization and time management skills; ability to multi-task
  • Exceptional business judgment and strategic planning skills
  • Business Case development, including financial analytics
  • Budget preparation and management
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Solid solution development skills and effective working both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Strong client management skills
  • Strong teamwork skills COVID-19 Considerations We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together.
  • In many locations, which may change over time, we’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by video or phone.

    In addition, in some locations, only individuals who have been fully vaccinated will be permitted inside Mastercard offices until further notice.

    In the US, Mastercard is a government contractor, which may legally require most Mastercard employees to be vaccinated unless a verified approved medical or religious exemption is granted.

    Further, we are currently making every effort towards having employees return to work in the office 2 days per week, if that makes sense for their team.

    Everyone must be vaccinated to enter Mastercard offices at this time. Therefore, we expect all candidates to be vaccinated or to be approved for a medical or religious accommodation prior to commencing work at Mastercard.

  • Corporate Security Responsibility All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must : Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices;
  • Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed; Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines.

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