Senior Manager – Global Merchant Sales


About Cellulant

On a mission to become Africa’s first unicorn within the payments space, Cellulant is a mobile commerce company that’s connecting businesses and governments through digitized payments. It was founded in 2004 by entrepreneurs Ken Njoroge and his Nigerian partner, Bolaji Akinboro, with the company now reaching more than 100 million customers across 11 countries and hoping to have $1 billion USD in revenue by 2024.

Cellulant’s belief in providing solutions to everyday challenges across Africa has led to digitizing payments end to end for various value chains. With funding rounds of over $50M million, Cellulant’s coverage extends to half of the banks in Africa and 17 million unbanked farmers in Africa. Commencing their third iteration to their business strategy, they aim to fix Africa's payments problems by connecting 700M mobile users to payments that power their daily lives.

Cellulant operates in 11 African countries, including Zambia, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Uganda, Botswana, Mozambique, Malawi, Rwanda and a combined team of up to 350 people
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  • 201-500 Employees
  • Nairobi, Kenya Location

Overview of Senior Manager – Global Merchant Sales @ Cellulant

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.


Mission Statement

Deliver the most connected payment platform for Africa.

Team @ Cellulant

Senior Manager – Global Merchant Sales

In 2001 two young African men from opposite ends of the continent sat across each other at a dinner table that led to a discussion over a cup of coffee. So intense was the conversation that problem solving models were created on a serviette that would fuel the establishment and growth of a multinational African firm forever changing the payments landscape. Meet two simple, passionate and determined African entrepreneurs building a billion dollar business that’s changing the global payment landscape one problem at a time.

Your next working adventure awaits