Account Manager Job Lipa Later

Job Description

Lipa Later is a risk free, point of sale credit option that allows retailers to sell goods
 and services in affordable monthly installments. Our mission is to be a financial partner that makes living more affordable, thereby enabling people to achieve their dreams.

To do this, we make use of financial inclusion and data-driven retail networks to increase the purchasing power of the 1-billion+ African consumers.The company is growing quickly, and as such, we are looking to recruit and onboard a team of industry leaders with the ambition and capacity to shape abright future for the continent and determine the next frontiers of the retail and consumer market in Africa This position is based in Nairobi, Kenya

Success at Lipa Later means making life more affordable for our clients. Through joining our team, you will nor only contribute towards the development of innovative products, but also play a crucial role in helping businesses, and individuals acquire the crucial items necessary to achieve their goals.

Responsibilities

i) Account Management

Operate as the lead point of contact for any and all matters specific to our partners.Build and maintain strong, long-lasting relationships with partners.Negotiate contracts and close agreements to maximize profits.Develop new business with existing partners and/or identify areas to improvement.Collaborate with the business development team to Identify and grow opportunities within territory.

ii) Partnerships Recruitment

Developing leads with prospective partners and building a business network.Planning and delivery of personalized propositions to engage new partnerships.Promoting PR/communication initiatives in key markets to maximize brand exposure.Conduct market research and data analysis to help build powerful and persuasive commercial proposals based on the marketing objectives and the business needs of potential partners.Supporting the business development team by initiating, negotiating and closing appropriate engagements with partners.

iii)Team Management

Manage the regions sales team and loan officer(s).Develops strategies to promote team member adherence to company regulations and performance goals.

Qualifications

  • At least 3 years’ work experience with a minimum of 1 year’ experience in Account Management.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University in the field of business or related discipline.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and relationship management.
  • Excellent IT Skills, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint.
  • Experience delivering tailored solutions to partners’ needs.
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple account management projects at a time while maintaining sharp attention to detail.
  • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation abilities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • The ability to work independently as an individual and as part of a team.
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