On a mission to digitize payments for Africa's largest economies, Cellulant is a Pan-African mobile commerce company that’s connecting businesses and governments. It was founded in 2004 by Kenyan entrepreneur Ken Njoroge and his Nigerian partner, Bolaji Akinboro, with the company now reaching more than 100 million customers across 11 countries.
Headquartered in Nairobi, Cellulant offers consumer payment, digital and neighborhood agency banking, as well as remittance solutions for Africans by Africans. Its products include the Mula payment platform and Agrikore, a blockchain-based contracting and digital payment tool that’s been designed for the agriculture sector. In addition, they’ve created Tingg where users can make and receive card, bank and bill payments in the one integrated hub.
You can find more info at http://www.cellulant.com/
As Cellulant undergoes a period of rapid growth, they’re looking for a pro-active and results-driven business executive to take on the role of Senior Manager for their Global Merchant Sales team. Based in Nairobi (and with up to 50% international travel time), you’ll work closely with teams across the board to help Cellulant become the leading payment player for global merchants looking to collect in Africa.
You’ll be tasked with building long-term relationships and selling Cellulant payment solutions to large organizations while being a master communicator on the industry’s rapidly changing infrastructure. With a bachelor’s degree and expert knowledge of the payment industry and Fintech, you’ll also bring to the table 5+ years of experience in a sales/development role in a high-performance organization.
Cellulant is after someone with strong entrepreneurial instincts and proven problem-solving skills, as well as being independent and creative. You’ll have highly-tuned communication skills to negotiate and liaise with people from a diverse range of backgrounds and the ability to adapt under evolving circumstances.
Experience working with Payment Service Providers before and have sold payment processing solutions to large multinationals is a nice to have.
Deliver the most connected payment platform for Africa.
During its early years, Cellulant raised $47.5 million from a consortium of investors in what was the largest deal involving a FinTech company that solely does business in Africa. It has big plans to expand throughout Africa and scale the company’s existing payments products in digital banking, internet payments and the agriculture sector.