Vodacom is a Leading African Mobile communication company providing wider range of communication services including mobile voice, messaging, data and converged services to over 73.6 million customers. From our roots in South Africa, we have grown our mobile network business to include operations in Tanzania, DRC, Mozambique and Lesotho. The mobile networks cover a total population of approximately 200 million people. Through Vodacom Business Africa (VBA) we also offer business managed services to enterprises in over 40 countries across the continent. Vodafone is the majority shareholder of Vodacom and has a 65% share.Were at our best when we lead and over the past 25 years, as the Company that pioneered mobile in South Africa, Vodacom has achieved a remarkable list of firsts. Were immensely proud to be a leader in our field and are 100% committed to continue trailblazing.
We employ individuals who are as passionate about customers as we are. We are truly Customer Obsessed which means that we are passionate about exceeding customer expectations; work relentlessly to really understand the customer; look at decisions through the customers eyes and take personal accountability for the customer experience.We have the below vacancy available in our Organisation:
The F band Executive Head: Consumer Payments roles based within Consumer Business Unit.
The role of the Executive Head: Consumer Payments will assume full accountability for the performance of the Consumer Payment Product portfolio where they will be required to lead a team of portfolio managers, business analysts, data analysts, and business development managers for the purpose of:
Developing the Consumer digital payment product portfolio. This includes the development of strategic product roadmaps and partnerships required to drive product development in line with the broader Vodacom Payments Strategy within the Financial Services Division.
Improving the overall sales contribution of the Digital Sales channels by development of compelling customer propositions, innovative solution design and the identification of new digital channels through which to distribute Consumer solutionsDeliver the most attractive digital product design benchmarked against industry best practices for user experience, both local and internationalLead the design and development of all digital campaigns designed to improve the uptake of Vodacom digital payments products and servicesEnsure that the required Product Management and Commercial disciplines are developed and deployed through all stages of the product life cycle, keeping pace with the latest in industry & technology developments as well as the broader regulatory environment
The ideal candidate for this role will have:
Relevant 3 year Business degree
Min 8-10 years relevant experience product and proposition management, preferably within the Financial Services industryA detailed knowledge and understanding of a the fast paced mobile payments industry is essential
Communication skills, written and verbal
Understanding of financials, commercial acumen
The base location for this role is Midrand
The Companys approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.
Vodacom is committed to an organisational culture that recognises, appreciates and values diversity & inclusion