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Job Opportunities at Unified Payment Services Limited (UP), Sept., 2019

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UP otherwise known as Unified Payment Services Limited is Nigeria’s premier Payments & Financial Technology company founded in 1997 by a consortium of leading Nigerian banks. UP® operates as a shared infrastructure for the banking community in Nigeria and Payments Service Provider within and outside Nigeria, with a vision to be the most preferred e-payment service provider in Africa.

In line with our growth strategy propelled by our various innovative products and ownership of different technologies, we seek to recruit talented individuals who are seeking a long term career with our organization for a period not less than 5 years for the position below:

 

Job Title: Financial Auditor

Location: Nigeria

Job Details

  • Conduct financial Audit and other audit reviews such as: Stock take exercise/inventory management review and reporting, staff allowance and advances review and audit, fixed asset tagging and verification. Consumable consumption management, prepayments, accounts payables, stock management and operations review, Spot checks on company’s cash and fixed assets, attendance at User Acceptance testing for Projects/Products and the management of asset bidding process for Item disposal
  • Proffer workable value added solutions for management considerations.
  • Effectively discuss audit issues and develop business focused recommendations to strengthen control lapses and weaknesses
  • Conduct investigation assignments from time to time
  • Perform adhoc task/assignments and departmental administrative duties as assigned from time to time

Qualifications

  • First degree is Accounting or Applied sciences
  • Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) ie ICAN Professional Certification, Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) would be an added advantage
  • Experience: Understanding of the Key Technical concepts in financial and IT Audits. Minimum of 5 years audit working experience in Financial Auditing

Skill/Competencies:

  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Critical reasoning and analytical abilities
  • Problem solving skills/abilities
  • Good written and oral communication and presentation skills
  • People management skills

 

Job Title: Relationship Officer

Location: Nigeria

Job Details

  • Win new business from clients and manage relationship with clients to grow the existing business.
  • Resolve or treat customer’s issue/request promptly.
  • Work with heard of business unit to develop/upsell existing business to clients, and identify and pursue new business opportunities for unfold product and services
  • Collation of tasks from internal and external call notes/meetings
  • Follow up to deliver on commitments made to clients at meetings, using call notes as a guide
  • Ensure timely resolution of clients’ complaints/requests
  • Manage efficient receivable circle with clients
  • Provide clients with required reports on timely basis
  • Work with project office on delivery of business enabling projects
  • Manage a team of merchants support officers

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2nd class upper in Social Sciences
  • Experience: Not more than 4 years post N YSC experience

Skill/Competencies:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Good teamwork player
  • Good sales and negotiation skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Strong attention to details
  • Presentation skills
  • Creativity

Knowledge:

  • Technical knowledge in selling service oriented products/solution
  • Very good knowledge of payments industry

 

Job Title: Training Specialist

Location: Nigeria

Job Details

  • Lead the overall training strategy of the organisation
  • Create course materials and training manuals to meet specific training needs
  • Conduct organizational wide training needs analysis
  • Plan, Organise, coordinate and direct training activities across for the entire organisation
  • Ensure compliance to regulatory requirements required for industrial training reimbursements
  • Monitor training programmes and manuals to ensure they are effective and up to date and make updates as necessary
  • Drive brand values and philosophy through all training and development activities that are focused on both internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensures UP is always up to date on new educational training techniques and methods

Qualifications

  • A First degree from a reputable institution in Business or Humanities and Arts
  • Experience: The ideal candidates must have a minimum of 8-10 years in driving training initiatives for an organisation
  • Professional qualifications in Human resources Management such as CIPM, CIPD, SHRM or HCRI will be an added advantage

Skill/Competencies:

  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Organisational Skills
  • Confident negotiator and ability to close the right type of business deals and consultation
  • Leadership, Navigation and relationship management

Job Title: HOD, Collections

Location: Nigeria

Job Details

  • Responsible for marketing E-collection solutions to businesses, corporate and government agencies.
  • Ensures continuous growth of market share in the c-collections space with focus on Ministry, Departments, Agencies (MDAs), educational institutions and large corporate organizations.
  • Manage and deepen existing relationship with clients as to increase the share of wallets of the clients.
  • Monitor and ensure all projects initiated internally and externally arc completed to specification and within the set time frame.
  • Develop innovative solutions tailored towards c-collections to enhance company’s leadership position in the collections business.
  • Prepare monthly reports showing the various income lines to establish, manage and report on performance.

Qualifications

  • First degree in Arts, Science or Social Sciences.
  • A master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Experience: 8- 10 years in Financial or E -Payment industry.

Skill/Competencies:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Good teamwork player
  • Good sales and negotiation skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Strong attention to details
  • Presentation skills
  • Creativity

Knowledge:

  • Technical knowledge in selling service oriented products/solution
  • Very good knowledge of payments industry

 

Job Title: HOD, IT Risk

Location: Nigeria

Job Details

  • Delivers infonnation security risk assessment of projects, new technologies, applications, service providers, IT changes and new businesses.
  • Provide subject matters expertise on enterprise Security architecture.
  • Participate in the selection of technology and tools for business operations.
  • Research applicable business technology for an adoption for business improvement.
  • Responsible for establishing the risk culture.
  • Ensures risks are managed within risk appetite of the business.
  • Ensure risk management processes are properly documented and adequate.

Qualifications

  • Education: Minimum of B.Sc. in Physical Science
  • Experience: 8- 10 years, experience in business and financial operations, IT projects operations and management.

Skill/Competencies:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Good teamwork player
  • Good sales and negotiation skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Strong attention to details

 

Job Title: HOD, Agency Network

Location: Nigeria

Job Details

  • Support thc Group Head, Agency Network to manage and grow the vast UP agency network across the geopolitical zones in Nigeria.
  • Responsible for agents’ recruitment onboarding and training.
  • Responsible for driving the numbers and volume on UP agency network infrastructure across Nigeria
  • Work with the Group Head, agency network to meet set SLAs with external and internal stakeholders.
  • Provide required leadership for regional supervisors to achieve agreed KPIs with strategic partners.

Qualifications

  • First degree in Arts, Science or Social Sciences.
  • A master’s degree in Marketing or an MBA will be an added advantage.
  • Experience: 8- 10 years in Financial or E -Payment industry.

Skill/Competencies:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Good teamwork player
  • Good sales and negotiation skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Strong attention to details
  • Presentation skills
  • Creativity

Knowledge:

  • Technical knowledge in selling service oriented products/solution
  • Very good knowledge of payments industry

 

Job Title: Database Administrator

Location: Nigeria

Job Details

  • Database administrations and security managements on windows and UNIX platform
  • Daily database backup for disaster recovery purposes and data life- cycle management.
  • Database instances and tuning at regular defined interval as pro-agreed with business.
  • Database critical patch updates at defined intervals according to Organizational policy.
  • Real-time data replication between primary and standby databases.
  • Database events/performance reviews.
  • Incident and Problem manager for all database related events.
  • Business continuity for Enterprise services that use a database
  • Review of routine task, administration of supporting software, database reporting.
  • Storage and capacity planning ibr all databases, storage and computing resources.
  • Research emerging database technology.
  • Datacentre virtualization and consolidation for license optimization and cost reduction

Qualifications

  • B.Sc in Computer Science
  • Experience: 5- 7 years experience

Skill/Competencies:

  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Deductive reasoning abilities and eye for details

Knowledge:

  • Technical knowledge of information technology

Deadline: 17th September, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruitment@up-ng.comand mention position applied for in the subject of the email.

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