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Head / Sr. Manager of Merchants & POS Business



Sheikh Zayed City, Giza Governorate, Egypt
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2023

The ideal candidate will be responsible for establishing and developing strategies for merchants and point-of-sale (POS) partners. They will lead the merchant acquisition team, manage the merchant portfolio, and develop marketing programs, among other responsibilities as follows:

  • Create, develop, and implement a business plan to grow the POS business.
  • Manage the relationship with the Central Bank of Egypt 
  • Manage the relationship with the acquirer banks and the other partners 
  • Manage the merchant portfolio to ensure achieving the planned numbers 
  • Optimizing the POS distribution 
  • Set the targets for the sales team and monitor it
  • Generate, maintain, and increase business opportunities with existing merchants through cross-selling other services, offers, etc. 
  • Manage and regularly update project planning and create projections

Who you are! 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business Administration, or a related field
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in sales, marketing, or business development with a focus on merchant and POS acquisition, preferably in the financial or digital payments industry
  • Proven track record of leading and managing a high-performing merchant business 
  • Strong understanding of merchant acquisition methodologies, strategic planning, marketing, and sales techniques
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills, including the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
  • Experience with data analysis and reporting to inform business decisions
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and relevant programs