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  • Posted: May 26, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Black Pen Recruitment is South Africa’s leading recruitment consultancy specialised in BPO services, foreign language recruitment and immigration services. With our outstanding experience in the BPO industry and our own in-house immigration division, we will find the right candidates for foreign language specialist positions as well as immigration solu...
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    Operations Manager (FinTech)

    Job Description
    Are you an experienced entrepreneur with a passion for FinTech? Are you looking for a remote job? Then we have the opportunity for you!

    As the Operations Manager - South Africa you will be in charge of establishing the company's local operations in South Africa and building a profitable business. As the local expert you will work closely with their team to design and execute a locally relevant marketing strategy. As the company’s local representative, you will meet with banks, vendors and local and national government officials as needed. You will be the voice of the company’s South African customers in meetings with the company’s customer service, marketing, IT and executive teams. 

    This is an exciting position in a fast paced ever growing, profitable, venture-backed company.

    Qualifications and skills: 

    • Bachelor's degree
    • 2 years of experience ideally in FinTech environment
    • IT background, strong understanding of FinTech industry – advantageous 
    • Ability to direct your own days, identify worthwhile projects, and take actionable steps to accomplish goals
    • Energetic, resourceful and do what it takes to get the job done
    • Hungry to learn and you actively look for opportunities to contribute
    • Handle multiple projects and dynamic priorities without missing a beat 
    • Strong negotiations and building long-lasting relationship skills 
    • Proven ability to solve problems creatively
    • Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle
    • Excellent analytical, organizational, prioritization and decision-making skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful
    • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline


    • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan
    • Collaborate with Executive Team to create a strategic business plan of operations and business growth in the specific location 
    • Monitor company’s financial standing by following numbers and metrics
    • Assist the Executive Team in executing operational and strategic initiatives
    • Identify and implement new opportunities that grow successful business
    • Ensure that management sees easily actionable core metrics for all projects and products
    • Pitch in during key project deployments wherever needed for successful delivery of products and solutions
    • Attend events related to the business idea, plan, and develop strong relations hip with potential business partners 
    • Maintaining an up-to-date understanding of the company, its products, and its client base to implement effective business campaigns 
    • Developing and maintaining strong working relationship with external vendors 
    • Monitor progress and make adjustments as needed
    • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Black Pen Recruitment on to apply

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

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