Buy & Sell on Kenya's Safest Online Market

Business Development Executive

Posted at
17. Jul, 11:38
Company Industry
Banking & Finance
Work Type
Full time
Job Level
Mid level
Minimum Qualification
Years Experience
1 years
Application Deadline
Nairobi CBD Nairobi

Company Description

Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind – making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision and the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa’s sponsorships, including the Olympics and FIFA™ World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

Visa East Africa is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. The SSA sub-region covers thirteen markets in East Africa.

Job Description

The role will provide support to Country Manager to develop and expand client relationships in defined Visa markets in East Africa.

Key responsibilities include the following:

  • Contribute to development, production and implementation of initiatives outlined in Country plans
  • Build and update on a monthly basis a complete Business Intelligence tool gathering all information with regards to macro economics data, Issuing & Acquiring activities of Visa clients / Market
  • Monitor and analyze competitor's strategies & market trends
  • Attend to client queries and issues, and provide timely and efficient solution
  • Ensure clients’ compliance to service levels, integrity of service records and efficient resolution of complaints
  • Identify key opportunities within market, size/provide analysis and business case to address
  • Provide periodical reports (weekly, monthly or quarterly ) as agreed with Country Manager
  • Assist Country Manager in providing reports to Management
  • Playbook updates
  • Liaise with relevant Visa functions to share client priorities & ensure business outcomes are met
  • Co-ordinate with other Visa functions in order to successfully implement the country plans
  • Complete ad hoc project/research and presentation work and other relevant initiatives as requested by the management
  • Organize and execute events related to corporate hospitality in the relevant markets


  • Strong external sales/business development mindset with product and / or marketing experience and abilities, preferably with fintechs, banks or consulting firms
  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in client facing roles and internal constituents
  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration with high level of success/achievement
  • Deeply analytical with attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross functionally
  • Prior digital/mobile payments experience is a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Bachelors degree preferably in Business or Technology

Additional Information

  • As with all positions within Visa CEMEA, the jobholder is responsible for the security of the Visa CEMEA environment and the physical security of all Visa property, documentation and member information.
  • Give full support to the Company’s health and safety policy and ensure that the policy is effectively implemented and all relevant health and safety legislation is complied with within their area of responsibility and within budgeted resources.
  • Give full support to the Company’s business continuity policy and ensure that the policy is effectively implemented. Ensure familiarity with business continuity plans and support all relevant activity.

The role will provide support to Country Manager to develop and expand client relationships in defined Visa markets in East Africa.

PigiaMe Disclaimer:
NEVER PAY TO HAVE YOUR CV/APPLICATION PUSHED FORWARD. Any job vacancy requesting payment for any reason is a scam. If you are requested to make a payment for any reason please report abuse using the button on this page.
BrighterMonday Kenya
Member Since 8. Mar 1599 Active Ads 10381 Published Ads
Verified info
Apply for this job
To apply for this job, please go to the following website
Report This Ad
Stay Tuned in with Our Newsletter

We hand-pick our favorites and send you the hottest deals every week!