The Company
Our Client is a subsidiary of an indigenous ICT company that has earned pioneer status in identification, transaction and payment systems in Nigeria. They are involved in transaction switching activities and are set to provide first class services. This organization has built world class enabling infrastructure to ensure unimpeded expansion of all the other e-payment initiatives of their Parent company. They offer an array of products from the simple to the sophisticated from a highly diversified customer base. Our Client pride themselves in offering the most up-to-date, secure and efficient line of products in the industry at rates that are highly competitive. They are considering applications from suitably qualified professionals to fill the positions listed below;

The Head of Risk Management Department has the overall responsibility for providing central direction and coordination of strategy, policy and implementation for all risk functions, in support of all business objectives of the company. This function delivers a unified view and independent assurance over, risks to the company, senior management and the board. The successful candidate will have the role for identifying and resolving issues of moderate and serious complexity. This position is senior executive level and requires strong strategic, supervisory and analytical abilities.

? Manage all risks associated with the business in line with best practices
? Develop standards and guidelines to protect vulnerable company information
? Ensure implementation of risks standards and full compliance with Visa, Master Card, ISO and other appropriate standards. Ensure system integrity at all times
? Establish and monitor the internal control process and systems of the company
? Maintain “vanilla” system standards with minimal customization
? Plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard information and varied transactions
? Partner with merchants and the company’s client institutions to develop fraud and risk management strategies that continually strengthen the level of security against payment card fraud.
? Regularly communicate the company’s risk management strategy to clients and other key stakeholders to provide information on fraud products and/or introduce fraud prevention best practices.
? Interact with Innovation & Strategy and Marketing department to support the development fraud risk and security solutions clients and merchants.
? Facilitate implementation of fraud detecting products for clients and merchants in our markets.
? Develop and lead trainings on fraud control and risk management for clients and merchants.
? Assist and ensure client banks comply with risk management programs with timely remediation plans.
? Conduct moderately complex analysis, identify trends and make recommendations.
? Support the development of risk management policies, procedures and processes.

Bachelor`s degree in business, accounting, management information systems, or related field
? 6-8 years of internal audit experience, preferably with a large financial institution
CIA, CPA, CISA or other relevant professional certification highly desired
? Demonstrate experience executing audits within a complex operational and regulatory environment
? Strong time management skills
? Experience evaluating controls associated with complex business processes
? Excellent written and oral communication skills
? Experience in card payment industry like Visa, Master Card etc

Will be accountable for all technology platform and networks across the enterprise
? Optimizing capital operational expenses and continuing the organizational strategy imperative of reliability, security, flexibility and cost management.
? Develop, review and report on the operations department’s strategy ensuring the strategic objectives are well understood by direct report
? Ensure that appropriate standards of conduct are established and complied with
? Lead in the development of new channel solutions and technology.
? Lead the interoperability of the company’s Products and services.
? Build and lead an effective and cohesive management team in consultation with the HR department, implement effective succession planning, people management, development, recruitment and retention strategies for the department.
? Ensure the development of people, processes and technology needed to develop maintain and support information technology or payment services.
? Manage the performance of all heads of department within the department through formal performance management system

? Experience in card payment industry like Visa, Master Card etc
? Strong Leadership and interpersonal skills have experience working in an operational environments
? Ability to interpret and communicate Information Technology policies, procedures, and technical requirements
? Dynamic, hard working and ambitious individual, with excellent oral and written communication skills, team player
? Good analytical and trouble shooting skills
? Sound network and server based skills working 3rd party products and integration
? Flexible to work after hours and weekends to accommodate support server maintenance windows
? 7-10 years experience in combination of Windows, UNIX, and compliance tool support
Prior experience with Payment Platforms systems configuration Management assessment tools

Primary Responsibilities
? Responsible to identify, prioritize and size business opportunities, define and develop new products and coordinate pilot programs of new initiates
?Responsible for leading the product Development methodology and product risk Assessment for different market segments.
? Development of Operations regulations for new products/services
? Ensure compliance with existing performance, brand and risk management standards
? Coordinate and support the rollout and expansion of new and existing products. Prepare financial, marketing and operational plans
? Develop business models including: product definition; assessment of market Size/potential; definition of target market and appropriate product positioning; financial analysis; pricing; definition of value positioning
? Based on market research, and client needs develop, maintain and enhance products and services. Ensure compliance with existing performance, brand and risk management standards. Analyze operational and systems impacts of proposed strategies, and define key performance indicators.
? Support work streams on projects related to the company’s strategy, business development, pricing strategy, products/service positioning and messaging including collaborating with business lines across countries and functional areas
? Identify, develop, interpret and present quantitative analysis of the company’s KPI`s to assess current and future performance of products and communicate on a monthly and quarterly basis with the results with clear emphasis on trends, outlook and correlation with revenue drivers
? Coordinate legal agreements with vendors, companies and Banks when necessary

? A good Bachelor`s Degree in social sciences
? Strong knowledge of payment products
? Strategic and innovative thinker with product management,
? Business development and finance experience
? Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills
? Excellent communications skills (verbally and written) in English
? Strong presentation skills
? Must be able to travel both domestically and internationally
? Proficient in Excel and Power point
? Graduate school MBA preferred
? Minimum of 6-8 experience years in payment industry preference

Primary Responsibilities
? Plan, test and implement new or existing security configuration Management control policies to support the company’s key controls and Technical security requirements
? Plan, document and execute monthly control policy changes to the security controls management tools (as required)
? Work closely with IT and Operations teams in correcting security configuration baseline standards on the company’s open system environment
? Identify, track and escalate as defined in the security configuration Management policy. Participate as a member of the controls and Management team
? Assist Operational and Technical support staff in correcting identified out of compliance configurations
? Control Management team activities including the following:
? Manage the policy run schedules, and executing on request policy runs
? Generate and distribute compliance reports using the security controls Management reporting database
? Manage control tool agent to server communications incidents
? Maintain mappings of server domains, change management groups and domain contacts
? Managing incident and change management queues for out of compliance issues and support the exception and suppression process
? Measurement, validation, and reporting of domain and server compliance levels
? Communicate monthly policy changes to the company’s domain contacts and business lines
? Provide support as required during information security audits and assessments


? Ability to interpret and communicate security policies, procedures, and technical requirements
? Able to operate at an advanced level of written and spoken communications; write and speak effectively and with impact
? Work well with internal and external teams with minimal guidance
? computer compliance tool experience
? Good written and verbal communicating skills
? Sound network and server based skills working 3rd party products and integration
? Flexible to work after hours and weekends to accommodate support server maintenance windows
? Good understanding of controls used by firewalls , switches, and routers
? Strong analytical and trouble shooting skills
? 5-7 years information security experience. CISA or CISSP certification desired

Mode of Application
All interested candidates should send their CVs to: [email protected]
Stating the job title which you are applying for.