Senior Core Banking Implementation Manager

Lagos, Nigeria (Remote)

The Position

As a Senior Core Banking Implementation Manager, you will be joining a global team of highly experienced Implementation Managers and will have ample opportunities to apply and further develop analytical, stakeholder-management, and project-management skills.


You will predominantly serve our customers in Nigeria, so should be either based there or willing to travel around once a quarter for up to two weeks.
As part of the role, you will systematically conduct thorough and data-driven business analysis for our banking and fintech customers, employing methodologies such as stakeholder interviews, requirement gathering sessions, process mapping, data analysis, and recommending potential solutions.


You will apply a rigorous approach that will ensure a comprehensive understanding of the customer’s core banking needs and requirements. You will leverage your leadership and business analysis skills to inform strategic decision-making and guide the implementation project team effectively. You will thrive on solving complex business challenges and have gained relevant experience in managing projects in banking, B2B fintech or financial sector consulting.


Responsibilities

  • Lead Projects with Autonomy: Take charge of project teams, structuring tasks, assigning roles, optimizing project resources independently, ensuring cohesive efforts, and progress and process alignment.
  • Drive Stakeholder Engagement: Gather precise business requirements from key stakeholders, ensuring thorough documentation and alignment throughout the project journey. Engage in technical conversations with stakeholders from customers and internal stakeholders, demonstrating expertise in integrations and other technical aspects.
  • Customer Stakeholder Management: Keep clients informed of project advancements, managing timelines efficiently, and negotiating functional requirements when necessary. Navigate technical discussions with customer senior management, ensuring alignment on integration and functional requirements.
  • Master of Implementation: Demonstrate deep understanding and proactive approach in handling all aspects of legacy system implementations, bridging knowledge gaps effectively. Engage in technical discussions with customers to address integration challenges and ensure seamless implementation.
  • Strategic Planning and Analysis: Conduct meticulous business analysis, collaborating with project team members to outline necessary activities and prioritize them strategically.
  • Optimize Project Rollout: Plan and execute project rollout strategies, involving the right stakeholders at the right time to ensure maximum success.
  • Champion Best Practices: Lead by example, influencing both internal and customer project teams towards industry best practices and Oradian standards.
  • Empower Team Growth: Coach and mentor implementation team members, fostering alignment and excellence in project execution.


Requirements

At least five years of work experience in one, or preferably both of:

  • Software implementation or professional services consulting
  • Banking, financial sector consulting, microfinance or financial inclusion
  • Detailed technical knowledge of at least one area of financial institutions’ operations
  • Demonstrated experience in translating customer business requirements into workable business solutions
  • Possess extensive experience as a go-to problem solver, demonstrating the ability to tackle challenges head-on and resolve the toughest project hurdles with ingenuity and technical expertise
  • Experience with hands-on training and implementation
  • Experience in managing complex projects and processes
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel
  • Experience with API integrations preferred
  • Proven track record of working in a high-growth environment
  • Project management experience is preferred
  • Accounting knowledge is preferred
  • You must be open minded and display strong intercultural sensitivity
  • Ability to work well under pressure and prioritize assignments
  • Run multiple work streams in parallel
  • Proven customer relationship expertise and consulting skills to work with customers
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Patience and empathy to bring our customers to the next level


Location & Time Zone: Remote, willing to work on Nigerian time zone. Travel to Nigeria required.

*Please note that if you are based outside locations where Oradian owns a Legal Entity we will consider hiring via an Employee of Record. 


What We Can Offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexibility around working location, anywhere in Europe works well
  • Opportunity to work with a global team and customers
  • Work with a successful, globally-applied SaaS business model


About Oradian 

At Oradian, we are passionate about enabling banks and fintechs to scale through technology. 

We partner with financial institutions, such as fintechs and neobanks as well as Microfinance Institutions, in South East Asia and Africa to deliver highly efficient financial services. 

Our solution is a flexible SaaS core banking platform serving 10 million clients across the globe. We support more than 50 enterprise customers across 12 countries, and we always strive to find new ways to support our customers’ growth. 

We love what we do, so a positive attitude and passion for our mission are essentials for our team! If you are an individual who thrives on finding innovative solutions to meet the toughest of challenges, and who is eager to get your hands dirty – look no further. 


Application instructions:

Oradian promotes an inclusive and diverse environment. Please pay attention to the following, so we can properly review your application: 

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 We aim to get back to all candidates as soon as possible. Thank you! 

Senior Core Banking Implementation Manager

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