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Visa Incorporated Vacancy for Manager, Consumer Products

Visa operates the world's largest retail electronic payments network and is one of the most recognized global financial services brands. Visa facilitates global commerce through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses and government entities.


We offer a range of branded payment product platforms, which our financial institution clients use to develop and offer credit, charge, debit, prepaid and cash access programs to cardholders. Visa's card platforms provide consumers, businesses, merchants and government entities with a secure, convenient and reliable way to pay and be paid in over 200 countries and territories.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Position: Manager, Consumer Products, West & Central Africa
Job Location:
 Lagos
Job Description


1.) Product leadership for core consumer products (Debit, Credit, Prepaid) across markets in West & Central Africa:

  • Work with Visa’s clients and Business Development teams in West & Central Africa to ensure the product requirements of clients and Visa cardholders are clearly understood and prioritized
  • Pro-actively identify opportunities for growth and/or portfolio maximization
  • Provide input to new business opportunities and formal proposals (e.g. RFP’s)
  • Drive product-related and strategic initiatives with Visa’s clients, in collaboration with Business Development, Marketing and other functional teams

2.) Manage product platforms relevant to West African markets:

  • Work with vendors and cross-functional teams to manage local benefit platforms in selected West African markets, including vendor management, communication and client engagement
  • In cases where new products or capabilities are deployed in selected West African markets, play an active role in understanding requirements and developing solutions as well as training internal and external stakeholders

3.) Manage performance of Consumer products across West & Central Africa:

  • Review performance, available reporting and request additional management information as required for all products within the region

4.) Manage expenses and budgets:

  • Support Director of Consumer Products for West Africa to ensure that budgets are spent and tracked appropriately and according to plan
  • Follow correct governance to maintain an exemplary control environment

Required Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualification with a business, marketing, or other relevant degree
  • Post-graduate qualification will be advantageous, but not an absolute requirement
  • >5 years’ experience in payments, banking or financial services
  • Experience in product management, and/or marketing management
  • Good networker with experience at senior levels
  • Candidate must be fluent in French and English
  • Strong project management and execution skills
  • Excellent communicator
  • Understanding of analytics, segmentation and other product management principles
  • Exposure to digital products and digital product management will be advantageous
  • Strong conceptualization and problem solving skills

Visa operates the world's largest retail electronic payments network and is one of the most recognized global financial services brands. Visa facilitates global commerce through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses and government entities.

We offer a range of branded payment product platforms, which our financial institution clients use to develop and offer credit, charge, debit, prepaid and cash access programs to cardholders. Visa's card platforms provide consumers, businesses, merchants and government entities with a secure, convenient and reliable way to pay and be paid in over 200 countries and territories.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Manager, Consumer Products, West & Central Africa

Location:
 Lagos

Job Description
1.) Product leadership for core consumer products (Debit, Credit, Prepaid) across markets in West & Central Africa:

 

  • Work with Visa’s clients and Business Development teams in West & Central Africa to ensure the product requirements of clients and Visa cardholders are clearly understood and prioritized
  • Drive product-related and strategic initiatives with Visa’s clients, in collaboration with Business Development, Marketing and other functional teams
  • Pro-actively identify opportunities for growth and/or portfolio maximization
  • Provide input to new business opportunities and formal proposals (e.g. RFP’s)

2.) Manage product platforms relevant to West African markets:

 

  • Work with vendors and cross-functional teams to manage local benefit platforms in selected West African markets, including vendor management, communication and client engagement
  • In cases where new products or capabilities are deployed in selected West African markets, play an active role in understanding requirements and developing solutions as well as training internal and external stakeholders

3.) Manage performance of Consumer products across West & Central Africa:

  • Review performance, available reporting and request additional management information as required for all products within the region

4.) Manage expenses and budgets:

  • Support Director of Consumer Products for West Africa to ensure that budgets are spent and tracked appropriately and according to plan
  • Follow correct governance to maintain an exemplary control environment

Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualification with a business, marketing, or other relevant degree
  • Post-graduate qualification will be advantageous, but not an absolute requirement
  • >5 years’ experience in payments, banking or financial services
  • Experience in product management, and/or marketing management
  • Strong project management and execution skills
  • Excellent communicator
  • Understanding of analytics, segmentation and other product management principles
  • Exposure to digital products and digital product management will be advantageous
  • Strong conceptualization and problem solving skills
  • Good networker with experience at senior levels
  • Candidate must be fluent in French and English
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