Business Development Leader,Lagos,Visa Nigeria
Visa Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks.
Visa does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers. Visa’s innovations enable its bank customers to offer consumers choices: Pay now with debit, ahead of time with prepaid or later with credit products. From the world’s major cities to remote areas without banks, people are increasingly relying on digital currency along with mobile technology to use their money anytime, make purchases online, transfer funds and access basic financial services. All of which makes their lives easier and helps grow economies.
Behind the Visa brand are our talented employees who continuously raise the bar with innovative solutions and products that deliver the convenience and security of digital currency to more people all over the world.
Provide VISA’s leading Acquirers with support, from opportunity assessment to execution that will drive increased revenue and Merchant Sales Volume (MSV) through the defined Acceptance Strategy for South Africa and neighbouring countries. Success in this role will be measured by several factors including: growth in Visa revenue, VISA sales volume, growth in point of acceptance devices deployed in market, growth in geographic expansion of card acceptance and channel expansion.
Bachelors’ or MBA economics/business or related field with marketing foundation
Retail banking/financial services sector or card acquiring business experience.
Knowledge and understanding of banking operations and/ or payment schemes, including products & services, business systems and processes
Ability to identify key strategic issues and to generate and deliver creative and innovative solutions to problems and opportunities
Strong commercial acumen with previous product line P&L responsibility is a plus
Strong communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills are needed to influence direction and change attitudes and decisions of senior level international bankers
Strong self-management skills including demonstrable drive and energy
Sales experience and proven negotiation skills
Multicultural sensitivity and interpersonal relationship management, including the ability to work effectively within APCEMEA, between regions and with Worldwide Services staff
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