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  • Posted: Aug 31, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Absa Bank Limited (Absa) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group Limited. Absa offers personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management as well as bancassurance. Barclays Africa Group Limited is 62.3% owned by Barclays Bank PLC and is listed on the JSE Limited. The Group is one of A...
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    Digital Partnerships: Execution Manager

    Job Summary

    • Exercise overall responsibility for the successful delivery of programmes/projects to plan, budget and agreed quality and governance.

    Job Description

    Portfolio Management of Digital Partnership Execution

    • Manage the portfolio of effort required to drive execution and progress on corporate and fintech partnerships
    • Assist in coordinating with business sponsors across the group to obtain buy-in for opportunities including but not limited to proof of concepts (POC’s), pilot programmes, design and proposition sprints
    • Ensure they are adequately managed as a project of work with clear delivery schedules and milestone
    • Ensure appropriate tooling for visibility of work and outputs into the business
    • Manage successful integration of opportunities / joint ventures into core business, including assigning required resources, proactively liaising with internal stakeholders to streamline requirements and build buy-in, and unblocking issues
    • Coordination with legal, compliance, sourcing, technical and business teams to ensure streamlined process for opportunities and contracting, managing any related risk resulting from the execution on partnerships.

    Corporate Partner Development

    • Manage relationships with activated corporate strategic partnerships e.g. MNOs, retailers, Big Tech
    • Facilitate internal coordination of partnership management and alignment of efforts relating to Digital

    Executive Reporting 

    • Prepare monthly and adhoc reports on progress on the Digital Portfolio for Digital Forum, Digitals Solutions Innovation Technology (DIT) Exco.
    • Deliver on the Digital Partnership metrics and provide transparency into the delivery of value through execution

    Education and Skills Required:

    • B-degree in Technology/ Finance/Mathematics/Economics/Statistics
    • 8+ years experience, majority FS, project management
    • Experience in programme/ portfolio management
    • Knowledge of Programme and Project Principles and approaches
    • Digital transformation experience
    • Experience in Fintechs/Big Technology Corporates 
    • Leadership skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Stakeholder management skills
    • Reporting and presentation skills 
    • Continuous learning and keeping up to date with research and trends


    Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Physical, Mathematical, Computer and Life Sciences (Required)
    Absa Bank Limited is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. In compliance with the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile and add to the diversity of the Bank.

    Absa Bank Limited reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Absa on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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