OPay, a leading mobile money platform has recently unveiled a promising career opportunity for the role of Sales Manager. The company, which was launched in June 2018, has rapidly expanded its services across all 36 states in Nigeria and boasts an impressive network of over 500,000 mobile money merchants.
More than just a payment provider, OPay is dedicated to promoting financial and social inclusion, breaking down geographical and societal barriers. Serving as an integrated mobile-based platform, OPay facilitates seamless payments and offers essential services to cater to everyday needs. With millions of users relying on OPay for secure money transfers, bill payments, and more, the platform has cemented its reputation as a reliable and innovative financial solution.
The newly announced job opening for the position of Sales Manager presents an exciting opportunity for skilled professionals to join OPay’s dynamic team. Based in Lagos, this full-time role requires a Business Development Manager to focus on driving offline user acquisition and fostering the adoption of OPay’s products through agency banking channels, particularly for corporate organizations.
Key responsibilities for the Sales Manager role include strategizing and implementing user acquisition efforts through the extensive merchant network and other innovative methods. This entails not only drafting compelling pitches for OPay’s products to potential organizations but also setting strategic goals for business and revenue growth.
Furthermore, the Sales Manager will play a crucial role in overseeing the movement of agents and terminals across the territory to maximize sales potential, while also managing market penetration and maintaining relationships with both existing and potential partners. The role also involves planning and executing regional and territory sales strategies, consistently achieving set targets, and leading the team to surpass key business metrics.
Candidates for this position are required to possess a degree in Business, Marketing, or a related field, and should have a substantial track record of at least 6 years in retail, pharmaceuticals, or financial services. Preferred qualifications include prior experience in driving merchant business and offline growth of E-Wallet user acquisition. Strong presentation skills, fluency in English, adeptness in relationship management and networking, along with a history of accomplishments in both public and private sectors, are highly valued.
Applicants should have impeccable communication and presentation skills, solid marketing and negotiation abilities, as well as the capacity for effective engagement. Proficiency in written and spoken English is a must.
The application deadline for this promising opportunity is August 20, 2023. Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their applications through the provided method before the deadline.
Joining OPay’s team as a Sales Manager offers a chance to contribute to the company’s mission of enhancing financial inclusion and to be part of an innovative platform that reshapes the landscape of mobile-based financial services in Nigeria.
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