Head – Agency Banking at Maurice Xandra Solutions Limited

Maurice Xandra Solutions Limited – Our client in the Finance industry is looking to recruit suitable candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head – Agency Banking

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • The ideal candidate will be responsible for improving financial inclusion through the use of authorized agents to expand the organizational reach thereby increasing long-term revenue.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • To build the agent banking ecosystem for the company.
  • Manage agent network and the overall operations of agents while ensuring compliance to agreements/contracts.
  • Identify agent coverage and gaps to ensure a good quality agent network.
  • Monitor financial performance to ensure business alignment and profitability.
  • Occupy a c-level position in a contemporary tech-first company.
  • Hire and build the required teams, structuring & stabilizing the FinTech in Nigeria.
  • Facilitate & steer the growth of the company throughout Nigeria.
  • Manage numerous international partners, including intergovernmental organizations.
  • Be accountable for achieving milestones & financial targets set by shareholders.
  • Extend product portfolio offering when and as needed, on the basis of the existing business proposition and strategy.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years managerial experience with (distributed) teams of 50+ members, internationally relevant experience is a significant bonus.
  • Familiarity with agile methodology, tech product management and continuous product release cycle management is expected.
  • Experience in business scaling, growth management, product portfolio expansion, and asset management is expected.

Personal Skills:

  • Familiarity & intuitive understanding of contemporary technological developments is expected.
  • Negotiation & clear communication skills expected.
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken, is a must
  • Acquaintance with steering of heavily tech-dependent business is a significant bonus.
  • Acquaintance with collaboration in international and multi-cultural professional environments is a significant bonus.

Required Competencies:

  • Proven track record in the financial sector, specifically monetary finance institutions (MFI), expected, experience in banking and/or payments is a significant bonus.
  • Extensive knowledge of the tech-driven neobank and/or challenger bank market & philosophy is mandatory.
  • Knowledge of agency banking in Sub-saharan Africa is a significant bonus.
  • A deep understanding of the Nigerian financial & economic markets and regulations is mandatory

Key Performance Indicators (KPI):

  • Build Agent Framework.
  • Agent Acquisition and Onboarding.
  • Income/Profitability.
  • Cost containment.
  • Regulatory compliance.
  • Process implementation.
  • TAT on issue resolution.

Application Closing Date
5th May, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: hr@mauricexandra.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.


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