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  • Posted: Jun 18, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • TalentintheCloud is a Specialist Recruitment Agency to the FinTech and Payments sector across Africa. We are Headquartered in London and have representatives in South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya.
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    Sales Operations Manager

    People are their most important asset, and they invest a great deal of time and resources in training and developing each and every person within the business to help them achieve great results. The ideal candidate will come with in-depth experience, working across multiple countries, a great grasp of the ever-changing FinTech space and a superb can-do attitude.



    Sales Technology

    • Evaluate, implement, and manage all sales tools and technologies, including CRM, sales automation, data quality and enhancement, process and activity discipline
    • Customize and design CRM database to match sales processes, as well as shorten timeline for account creation and merchant onboarding
    • Create and implement CRM data hygiene and data maintenance program
    • Drive adoption and usage of sales automation solutions and processes
    • Identify, implement and train team on other sales-enabling technologies

    Performance Management

    • Define, track, and report sales metrics and KPIs for entire sales team, ensuring consistency and comparability across markets and regions
    • Manage all rates adjustment programs and ensure CRM is maintained as main source of rates data and tracking
    • Design and adjust sales incentive programs on an annual basis, report incentive payments to HR on a monthly and quarterly basis
    • Provide strong operational support to regional markets and sales leaders on winning strategies
    • Design and develop training programs for:
    • New Sales team member onboarding
    • Management training for new Sales team leaders
    • Implementation of strategic projects or new products
    • Process OptimizationLeadership/ SupervisoryRequirements
      • Own the end-to-end process of tracking the sales funnel and operational metrics and delivering regular insights to the business
      • Define and deliver techniques to improve the funnel performance for sales management
      • Identify and eliminate sales process bottlenecks and inconsistencies
      • Implement merchant lifecycle management strategies to track relationships from lead generation to revenue realization, account development, and retention while developing strategies to maximize merchant LTV (lifetime value)
      • Assist in all facets of sales planning, including regular updates to quotas, headcount, and sales plan
      • Design, implement, and manage forecasting, planning, and productivity processes to ensure appropriate resourcing based on key business metrics
      • Enforce and champion Data Privacy compliance and training within the Sales organisation
      • Inside Sales


    • Education: University Graduate
    • 4 + years of management
    • Experience: banking or fintech background preferred with some B2B sales experience
    • Preferred industry related experience: Card scheme, Travel industry (bookings/res system awareness an advantage), previous experience in the Payments / Fintech space would be an advantage
    • A people person is required, technically competent, highly organized, but with commitment to fostering strong working relationships with other teams and team members; some regional or international exposure would be an advantage (outside Kenya)
    • A work permit could be considered but only for an exceptional candidate who indicates long-term commitment
    • Design and create CRM campaigns program to optimize responses from legacy leads
    • Segment legacy leads and communicate new features and announcements to strong lead prospects
    • Own lead distribution and management
    • Implement conversion tracking in order to benchmark and measure productivity by sector, market and team member
    • Manage a team of 3 including a Sales Operations Specialist and Sales Operations Coordinator, Sales Operations Administrator, as well as any other sales operations team member as needed
    • Mentor Sales Operations team members, assisting in the execution of their duties upon request, ensuring constant improvement in their professional skills
    • Plan & supervise administrative support for HOS to ensure smooth functioning of calendar, meeting & trip/travel planning

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to TalentintheCloud on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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