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Executive Head of Payment Systems – Information Technology job – Market related salary – Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • Jan 31, 2019

A leading telecoms company has a great job opportunity for an Executive Head of Payment Systems to join their team in Johannesburg. You will provide group wide leadership, strategy and innovation on Payment Systems.

Your key job responsibilities as the Executive Head of Payment Systems in Johannesburg will include:

  • Drive the development, implementation and effective delivery of the Payment Systems strategy
  • Ensure effective communication of the strategy
  • Ensure that the strategic plans link directly to strategic goals and intent
  • Ensure effective monitoring mechanisms to track the implementation of strategy
  • Ensure the development of high level operational plans for each department that link to the function’s medium to long-term strategic goals
  • Ensure collaboration between the Payment Systems team and the Digital Platforms & Delivery teams in order to validate new payments solutions, design service blueprints and ensure quick implementation processes
  • Ensure automation, easy deployment and sound infrastructure for Payment Service platforms
  • Define how data is collected, stored and distributed across Payment System channels
  • Define the Payment systems technical architecture associated with the underlying platform infrastructure and the integration to back end systems
  • Define the approved tools and technologies to support team members and the services they provide
  • Accountable in ensuring platforms and services are operated according to internal standards, external accrediting agency standards and legal requirements
  • Drive the integration of digital platform architecture with the relevant technology systems

Requirements for this Executive Head of Payment Systems job in Johannesburg:

  • Minimum of 4 year tertiary degree
  • Minimum MBA or Masters
  • Relevant Certifications for industry
  • Minimum 8 years with Managerial level experience
  • Minimum 5 years Payment System experience
  • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies advantageous
  • Experience working in a medium to large organisation

If you meet the above requirements for this Executive Head of Payment Systems job in Johannesburg, we would like to hear from you. Please send your CV through to If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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