Anchored on the National Payments System Act (2011) and Regulations (2014), the PAK’s role is to establish and lead dialogue between the major payments providers (both banks and non-banks) to establish common rules and standards to improve the end-to-end efficiency and affordability of the Kenyan retail payment system, while preserving market competition and incentives for investment and innovation.
The PAK governance is currently overseen by an Interim committee made up of various industry participants including banks, card schemes, aggregators, switches and mobile money operators. This Interim committee is in the process of converting to a governing committee. The Association is officially registered and seeks to recruit a highly-driven individual to implement its vision and strategy.
Reporting to the PAK committee, the Chief Executive Officer will assist in the provision of day-to-day management and establishment of the Association which will entail; executing on the PAK vision & strategy, managing key stakeholder relationships, ensuring corporate governance and compliance, leading and directing the Association and managing human and financial capital.
You will need to be a visionary thought leader with strong project management skills. You will be required to engage with a diverse range of partners and stakeholders and must therefore possess strong interpersonal skills. To succeed, you will need to be agile, be highly motivated and able to deliver on a demanding set of outputs.
At a minimum, you should have:
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University
- At least 10 years of senior management experience
- Experience in working in a payments environment
- Financial management experience
- Experience managing and directing teams to deliver results against tight timelines
- Experience managing complex multi-stakeholder projects
Candidates should send their CV/resume and a cover/motivation letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by 2nd July 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to set up interviews.
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