AppZone is Africa's leading provider of Integrated Banking and Payment software platforms and incidentally creator of BankOne; the world's leading cloud infrastructure for Banking and Payment processing targeted at Small and Medium financial Institutions. SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER/ BUSINESS ANALYST
Do you have a passion for complex problem solving and designing requirements for software solutions? Do you have the talent and drive required to build solutions that transform the way entire industries function? Is your time so valuable that managers are constantly debating which tasks to assign to you next, because you complete them with ease and speed? Then a career at AppZone is the dream job you've been searching for.
AppZone is Africas leading provider of home grown financial technology solutions. We expand the scope and competitiveness of financial institutions by delivering disruptive innovation on agile technology using best practices.
We recognize that our super-talented and highly motivated people are at the core of our unprecedented success so far. As such, we seek for more extraordinary individuals to join our high performance teams and become part of making history.
Your contributions have the potential to impact millions of people across Africa as we work together to provide technology that empowers people with unlimited access to financial servicesRESPONSIBILITIES
Participate in the data gathering, documentation, analysis, implementation, and testing of business processes, systems, and solution requirements.
Provide support for parts of the business development cycle including proposal preparation, feasibility studies, and solution presentation.
Perform feasibility analysis, scope projects, and work with the project management team to prioritizes deliverables, as well as negotiate timelines and product functionalities.
Perform research to discover technologies, practices, components, and regulations that form input to solutions.
Produce visualizations, user interface mock-ups and configuration elements of solution design.
Document functional and non-functional requirements using best practices and tools.
Partner with development and other functional teams to provide effective reporting on software projects.
Participate in Integration Testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Functionality Testing, User Training, and Stakeholder Reviews.SKILLS:
Bachelors degree in computer science, computer engineering or any other related field.
Project management professional certification will be an added advantage.
Basic to intermediate knowledge of programming in any language
Must have expert knowledge of the software development life cycle.
3+ years of business analysis and project management experience
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills.
Aptitude for analytical problem-solving
Ability to pay attention to details
Ease and ability to learn fast and solve complex problemsBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Identification of prospective clients as well as initiation of sales efforts to sign them up.
Presentation and demonstration of relevant products and services to potential clients as part of the sales effort.
General sales interactions with potential clients to facilitate the sales effort in line with the company’s business goals.
Involvement in defining expected client acquisition targets and reviewing actual performance.
Consistent achievement of client acquisition targets as defined in line with overall company strategy.
Articulation and implementation of sales and marketing strategies aimed at achieving client acquisition goals.
Preparation of technical and business related documentation for pre and post-sales client interactions.
Involvement in the review of prospective client systems and the gathering of Business requirements for solution customization purposes.
Analysis of client requirements and formulation of suitable solution features and specifications.
Articulation of effective ways to improve product distribution channels around Nigeria.
General interactions with clients to ensure client satisfaction in line with the company’s business goals.
Active engagement in the achievement of Goals & Objectives in line with the company’s vision, mission and values relevant to responsibilities granted to you, which may be amended from time to time.REQUIRED QUALIFICATION
Applicants should possess a minimum of a 2nd class upper Degree in Computer Science, Engineering and any computer related field.
Minimum of 3 years business development work experience in a software development organization.SKILL SET:
Excellent reporting skills and standards.
Highly intelligent with the ability to learn with ease and speed.
Passion for the Information Technology Industry.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Proficient in both spoken and written English.TO APPLY
Click on Job Title below:SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER/ BUSINESS ANALYSTBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGERDUE DATE:
16 March, 2017