The Strategic Partner Consultant - Banking is tasked with working closely with the South Africa Project Manager to originate relationships with relevant stakeholders across the South African corporate / commercial banking sector to contribute to Bitpesa’s country strategy.
Strong relationships with banking partners is key to our business and the Strategic Partner Consultant - Banking will ensure that we obtain the right level of engagement.
She / he will lead initial engagements with banking partners; and ensure the availability, arrangement and accuracy of a database of all relevant stakeholder information required to support the South Africa Project Manager.
The role will also involve interactions with sales, treasury, legal and compliance.
This is a temporary remote position, with a duration of 6 months , ideally based in Cape Town or Johannesburg, South Africa.
Identify relevant stakeholders across key functions and seniority levels in potential partner organisations.
Deep dive into stakeholder profiles to define robust, actionable engagement strategies for each individual stakeholder and partner organisation.
Conduct initial meetings to qualify leads, together with the South Africa Project Manager.
Attend calls and / or in-person meetings to further the company’s objectives.
Maintain a database of information that is readily available, organised and updated.
Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, finance, accounting, or a related field from a recognised university.
7 to 9 years’ experience within a South African bank.
Own network across the South African banking sector, especially outside of the Big 5 banks
Experience working in a Relationship Manager / Business Manager / Business Development / Client Coverage Manager role covering Financial Institutions is an added advantage.
Experience working for fast-growth, rapidly-scaling companies is an added advantage.
Strong prioritization and time management skills.
A resourceful, strong and flexible work ethic.
Excellent communication skills and a personable attitude are keys.
This position has a competitive salary, as well as coverage of relevant expenses.
Why work for us?
We are reinventing the payments industry
Remote work environment
Great work-life balance
We value autonomy
Environmental-friendly (we try to use as little paper as possible!)
Opportunity for growth for all our employees