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.
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Driving Cellulant to become the leading payment player for global merchants in Africa, the company is after a Senior Manager to take on the role of Global Merchant Sales. Based in their Nairobi office, you’ll work closely with teams across the board to sell Cellulant payment solutions to global businesses and organizations, with up to 50% travel required.
They’re after someone who will be a thought leader and master communicator on the industry’s rapidly changing infrastructure, with a proven record of negotiating deals and closing contracts. You’ll be successful at building long-term relationships with merchants while working directly with decision makers in global organizations.
Aside from a bachelor’s degree in a business or technology-related field, you’ll have at least five years experience working in commercial sales, account management and/or business development in a high-performance organization selling enterprise solutions. With expert knowledge of the FinTech and payment industry, you’ll have strong entrepreneurial instincts and be results-oriented, with the ability to adapt under constantly evolving circumstances.
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.