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Fintech is entering a new phase where operational and commercial excellence has become critical for success. A separate Company has been set up to drive financial products and services to expand the reach and speed of operations.

There is an increased focus in the commercial areas, new products and services, and scaling up of Digital capabilities. 

Executive: Remittance and Fintech Business Development Job Summary

JOB TITLE: Executive: Remittance and Fintech Business Development.

JOB LOCATION: 216 14th Avenue Fairland Roodepoort Gauteng South Africa 2195

JOB TYPE: Full-time

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Executive: Remittance and Fintech Business Development Job Details

The Executive will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining the long-term growth and strategy for Remittance, Xtra Time, International Airtime and for Advanced banking & financial products, and for new territories.

Accountable for growth of Remittance, Xtra Time, International Airtime, International payment, Advanced banking, and financial products, and for new territories development opportunities. The executive is responsible for the definition of the overall strategy & the business plan and for the execution of the plans across the expanding Finco footprint..

Responsible for opportunity identification, opportunity assessment, service/product development & management, new territory launch, business casing, execution across the footprint, and performance management. The Executive will also be responsible for inorganic growth through M&A, Joint Ventures, and Strategic partnerships in collaboration with other Executives and Business Vertical leaders

This role is responsible to oversee and manage the following portfolios:

  • Remittance
    • Intra Africa remittance
    • Global remittance (Outside Africa)
  • Advanced Banking & Financial Products
    • Consumer Banking
    • Business Banking
    • Open Banking
  • Fintech Business Development through new products
    • Expansion through new territories
    • International Payments
    • Xtra Time & International Airtime

As part of the leadership team, the Executive is also responsible to contribute to Finco’s overall strategic goals, achieving profitable growth, and continuously improving the operations performance.

Job Requirements


  • Minimum of 4 year tertiary degree (Information Technology, Management, Marketing, Bachelors of science, Engineering or related field)
  • MBA or Masters (advantageous)


  • Minimum 12-15 years of significant / relevant experience in Remittance & Fintech Products
  • Minimum of 6 years of relevant experience in the Banking/Financial Services environment
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in senior executive management role
  • Proven experience as a Product Owner and Product Manager for Fintech/Banking/Financial Services products
  • Exceptional leadership and management skills; track record of developing a communication strategy, building relationships across teams and key stakeholders to achieve goals
  • Significant experiences in driving innovation, change and new business with a multinational
  • Relevant Executive management experience with a regional or global organization
  • Track record in developing, building and implementing Fintech/Banking products in emerging markets
  • Experience in ecommerce and electronic payment business is advantageous
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, self-driven and ability to motivate a fast-paced team
  • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies
  • Pan Africa multi-cultural experience is advantageous
  • Abreast of global mind-set and best practice
  • English speaker. French, Portuguese, Zulu, Swahili, and other African languages a plus.


Functional Knowledge:

  • Strategy formulation
  • Commercial and Value Proposition development
  • Business Development
  • Partnership and Alliance management
  • Remittance Regulations
  • Baking Regulations
  • Investment & Wealth Management
  • Financial Services
  • Banking Products & Services
  • International Payments
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Revenue & P&L management


  • Business Acumen
  • Analytics and Interpretation
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Organizational Agility
  • Digital mind-set
  • Dealing with ambiguity and complexity
  • Decision Making
  • Conflict Management
  • Negotiation
  • Financial and Numerical
  • Project Management
  • People Management
  • Executive Presentation

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