Head, Banking Technologies at Interswitch Group


Interswitch is an Africa-focused integrated digital payments and commerce company that facilitates the electronic circulation of money as well as the exchange of value between individuals and organisations on a timely and consistent basis. We started operations in 2002 as a transaction switching and electronic payments processing, and have progressively evolved into an integrated payment services company, building and managing payment infrastructure as well as delivering innovative payment products and transactional services throughout the African continent. At Interswitch, we offer unique career opportunities for individuals capable of playing key roles and adding value in an innovative and fun environment.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Banking Technologies

Location: Lagos
Employment type: Permanent
Department: Systegra – Digital Infrastructure & Managed Services


Job Purpose

  • To support the growth of the Systegra Technology Business by managing required resources and work collaboratively with other departments to deepen & diversify existing businesses as well as develop new ones to achieve revenue growth

Key Responsibilities

  • Strategy: Responsible for designing and implementing the Banking Technologies strategic Business Plan. The preferred candidate will be the Business owner of Banking Technologies business liaising with internal and external stakeholders to achieve the strategic business plan.
  • OEM Management: Providing oversight on Original Equipment Manufacturer partnerships by establishing cadence and managing Senior Management engagements with our partners.
  • Client & Customer Management (External): Manages key client and customer relationships, typically by using account teams to ensure their ongoing satisfaction and loyalty toward the organization.
  • Sales Penetration: Takes responsibility for implementing the sales strategy for a significant part of the Systegra Business Division, while possibly leading major strategic bids.
  • Product development: Responsible for Banking Technologies product development strategy working closely with Products and Engineering teams for successful rollout of initiatives.
  • Market development: Responsible for Africa expansion strategy for Banking Technologies business working closely with Sales and Account Management to achieve the organizations strategy.
  • Budgeting & Costing: Aligns business strategy to budget and costing and takes responsibility for setting and managing Banking Technologies budgets.
  • Building Capability: Takes responsibility for implementing formal development frameworks for business and support teams, while informally coaching and mentoring others throughout the organization.
  • Data Collection & Analysis: Analyzes key themes using data from a wide range of sources and identifies possible impacts on the business.
  • Data Management: Manages the development and/or operation of significant aspects of the data management system with guidance from senior colleagues.
  • Leadership and Direction: Takes responsibility for fulfilling business plans for a significant functional business area by effectively leading a large team.
  • Operational Management: Manages a significant operational area for the organization.
  • Performance Management: Sets longer term objectives and takes responsibility for implementing and coordinating performance management systems for a substantial department within the organization.
  • Strategic Initiatives Management: Develops & manages new initiatives for defending, diversifying and growing existing businesses.
  • New Business: Develops & manages new revenue lines across the business verticals.


  • Academic Qualifications: First Degree
  • Experience: At least, seven years relevant experience.

Application Closing Date
26th August, 2023..

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


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