Corporate Staffing Services Country Manager - Jobs in Kenya

Corporate Staffing Services Country Manager - Jobs in Kenya

Job Title: Country Manager – FinTech,

Industry: Fintech,

Location: Nairobi,

Gross Salary: Competitive,

  • Our client a pioneering FinTech company rolling out services in multiple countries in the Middle East, Africa, and Central Asia region seeking to hire a Country Manager to drive the business growth across the country.

  • They are a true product company, extremely results-driven, and always trying to positively surprise their customers. They want to hear that magical “wow!” from the customers.

  • Build the right infrastructure for a successful Kenyan company including involvement in liaising with the product, tech, and operations team members to pivot and adapt to being responsive to any changes in the market, contextual changes, such as environmental and climate change impacts, conflict, or emerging opportunities to deepen the impact.
  • Local management and growth of the Kenyan team across all functions, building the team from 20 to c.50 employees.
  • Building and executing a growth strategy for the market, including a financial business plan.
  • Full P&L responsibility for the execution of the above business plan.
  • Build and foster relationships with key external stakeholders, such as Regulators, Banks, and other such authorities.
  • Drive business growth by identifying and executing new commercial opportunities to expand the franchise in the market, working with relevant Group functions to make this happen.

    The successful candidate should be:
  • You’re an entrepreneur at heart and you love building something from scratch.
  • You genuinely care and want to find the best, loyal, and most passionate users/customers, it’s not just about ‘filling a sales quota’.
  • You take pride in what you do and have credibility and reliability to be the ‘face of the company’ towards local authorities, regulators, business partners, banks, media, etc.
  • You’re outcome-driven and you focus on tasks that deliver desired results and help achieve business objectives.

    Qualifications & Experience
  • MA / BSc degree in a
    business-related field.
  • Qualifications/experience in the Fintech, FMCG/Telco style retail distribution (and wholesalers/distributors) industry is preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years of senior-level leadership, capacity building, and field and departmental management experience.
  • Previous direct business responsibility of >$10m/year from either:
  • Subscription type of products/service, or a frequent-use small-value product/service, consumer payments, cards, retail banking, financial services, mobile wallets, financial “super apps” or similar B2C products.
  • Experience managing multi-functional teams of 40+ employees demonstrated success managing and bringing together a multi-cultural team with team members in multiple areas across the country.
  • Managing promoter agencies, and events, and building user communities/sub-segments are strongly preferred.
  • Proven track record of building sustainable commercial partnerships.
  • Experience with consumer finance products is a plus as well as online and offline (traditional marketing).
  • Successful and proven representation, negotiation, communication, and organization skills.
  • Demonstrated success representing complex objectives to diverse stakeholders to position as a strong player and thought leader with investors, development partners, government, and other stakeholders.
  • Firm understanding of country regulations across the board ie KRA and CBK etc.
  • Demonstrated success working effectively and respectfully with regulators.
  • Proven skills in financial management.
  • Ability to work efficiently.
  • Capacity to respond to crisis/emergency matters swiftly.

    How to Apply

  • If you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Country Manager – FinTech) to on or before 10th Sept 2022.

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