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Afreximbank: Senior Manager, Strategy & Innovation (Commercialisation and Market Solutions) – Cairo / Egypt  

Cairo, Egypt
CA Global Headhunters has been retained by the Afreximbank based in Cairo, Egypt to recruit for this position. For more information on the Afreximbank please visit their website www.afreximbank.com.  Should you meet the minimum requirements and wish to apply for the position please apply directly to CA Global Headhunters.
Reference Number: THJBLR1
  • Develop the commercialisation of innovative digital products and businesses through building a deep understanding of the customer, market and disruptive systems;
  • Represent the voice of the customer in defining the design attributes of a digital or offline product or service, including the features, functionality, and user experience;
  • Drive all aspects of product commercialisation – from branding, pricing to defining and building the right operating model/infrastructure;
  • Create and execute an annual business plan to grow the Bank’s portfolio through new client acquisition, with focus on profitable revenue growth and the overall financial plan for the business;
  • Acquire and collaborate with new clients and businesses across various sectors including Development Financial Institutions (DFIs), financial institutions, technology companies etc.;
  • Identify opportunities to resolve regional and customer challenges through disciplined, high-quality contact activities, fully leveraging available marketing resources and tools;
  • Provide market insights, facilitate and conduct customer research, champion customer needs & insights to the organization;
  • Define and execute strategy to localize, launch, establish and grow the Bank’s digital solutions, including marketing, communications and commercialisation strategies;
  • Acts as a consultant to the clients in terms of the technical aspects of the digital products;
  • Working with the various product teams in origination, identify, validate and develop new products and service solutions for the Bank’s clients;
  • Manage and evaluate portfolio data and innovation pipeline assisting strategic decision-making and Go-to-Market processes;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management.
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Postgraduate degree in ICT, Engineering, Business Administration, Economics, Finance or related fields from a recognized University;
  • Sound experience and proven track record of at least 10 years, preferably in the consulting or financial services industry as a product development or commercialisation professional and expert in one or more of the following business functions: evaluating emerging business in B2B technology, product development/management, business development, innovation, new product introduction, R&D, marketing, or other related work;
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing and presenting business and technology plans for use by the financial services industry and an expert understanding of financial analysis, modelling, statistical analysis and related software;
  • Experience in offering market insight into industry, consumer and competitor trends;
  • Experience with product development and innovation in industries undergoing rapid transformation;
  • Experience in presenting and selling ideas to Senior Management with strong presentation skills (written and verbal);
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of business planning practices in Africa;
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of international agencies, multilaterals, banks, corporates and governments;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese); and
  • Familiarity with the following domains is an added advantage: data science, statistics, quantitative reasoning, social science research, software development/computer science, business plan development, innovation, strategic plan development and both public and private sector clients
Contractual information:
  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply
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CA Global Finance

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