Global Infrastructure Manager – Banking & Payment at BitPesa Nigeria

Global Infrastructure Manager – Banking & Payment at BitPesa Nigeria

Global Infrastructure Manager – Banking & Payment at BitPesa Nigeria. BitPesa is a pan-African platform redefining how businesses make payments to and from sub-Saharan Africa. Focused on using cutting-edge blockchain technology to increase efficiency across markets, BitPesa opens corridors for business payments and trade between Africa and the rest of the world.

Global Infrastructure Manager - Banking & Payment at BitPesa Nigeria

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Global Infrastructure Manager – Banking & Payment

Location: Can be in Nairobi – Kenya, Dakar – Senegal, Lagos – Nigeria, London – England or Madrid – Spain

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Projects delivered in time to unlock revenue potential and improve customer satisfaction & operational efficiency

  • Cost of sales (fees to banks / payment processors / telcos)

  • Team talent metrics (talent hiring, on-boarding, performance, retention etc.).

Key Responsibilities

  • Acquire / Nurture / Maintain strong relationships with global and regional banks / telcos / payment processors to optimize and expand our global payment infrastructure

  • Build global roadmap of infrastructure maintenance, optimization and expansion projects in alignment with revenue, cost of sales, customer satisfaction and operational efficiency metrics

  • Manage a team of 3-5 operations associates to build their own country / regional roadmap and execute end-to-end projects

  • Build monitoring systems to identify risks and ensure accountable delivery across different jurisdictions

  • Analysing data and searching for new features to constantly improve our payments product offering

  • Work closely with internal senior leadership of Product, Engineering, Legal, Compliance, Sales, Finance and Treasury


  • Existing senior executive relationships with global / regional banks / telcos / payment processors required (prefer candidates who has relationships across EU, Sub-saharan Africa and MENA)

  • Proven track record of delivering results despite of limited time/resources/control

  • Love finding creative and quick solutions to solving ad-hoc issues

  • Love documenting whatever you’ve learnt and make it institutional knowledge

  • Comfortable with changing priorities and adapt easily to create highest impacts for the company/ customers

  • Prior experiences / knowledge in treasury back office, various settlement systems (SWIFT, Cheque clearing, Inter-bank systems, TT, RTGS, EFT) and end-to-end FX wholesales operating model

  • English is required, Arabic, Spanish & French preferred

  • Valid work permit in the location you are applying for – We don’t sponsor work permit until probation (3-6 months) is confirmed.


  • Be part of an international, ambitious and successful team

  • Global / regional network / exposure in FinTech / Blockchain industry

  • Diverse career growth opportunities

  • Competitive salary.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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