PMU Technical Advisor Job in a Financial NGO in Abuja

Talentstone Finance – Our client is a financial sector non-governmental
body. It seeks to support increased access to financial services by
making the market for financial services work better for the poor, and
by improving regulation in Nigeria.
To further achieve the aforementioned objective, our client has
identified the urgent need to recruit competent and suitably qualified
individuals to fill the specified position below:

Job Title: PMU Technical Advisor – DFS

Location: Abuja (Candidates must be willing to relocate. Relocation will be covered by the client)
Reports to: Digital Financial Services (DFS) Platform Manager


Seven out of ten Nigerian adults are unbanked, and nearly half of the
adult population is considered financially excluded. Some banking
clients have to travel long distances to reach a branch, resulting in
the travel cost sometimes being higher than the amount the client wanted
to deposit on that day.

Digital Financial Services (DFS) has the potential to expand the
delivery of basic financial services to the poor or underbanked through
new technologies like mobile phones, computers, electronic money and new
channels such as retail agents.

Role Summary

  • The PMU Technical Advisor, reporting to the DES Platform Program
    Manager will serve as the technical expert on national scale Digital
    Financial Services (DES) platform solution design principles.
  • Identify and develop local technology collaboration and
    partnerships that will be critical in informing team’s understanding of
    technology landscape and for creating successful initiatives for
    financial inclusion.
  • This will include support for the innovators’ community
  • This will include payment system and mobile money technology, in
    order to shape and influence national projects, activities and
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Competencies & Skills Requirements:

  • Experience in developing payment system architectures
  • Excellent understanding of open source development and developer
    community, and be actively engaged with technology innovators in
  • Technical understanding (deep understanding in as many areas as
    possible) among market solutions for mobile, data integration, payment
    services, fraud and security, user identity and accounts
  • Experience managing complex technology projects and teams for on-time and on-budget delivery

Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum of a First Degree and/or professional certifications in
    relevant technical fields or other social science disciplines from a
    reputable institution
  • Minimum of Ten (10) years’ cognate work experience within the
    financial or technology sector, seven (7) of which should be in a
    similar function at senior management level


  • This position attracts a competitive compensation and benefits packages.
  • The position is for a 2-year initial contract period, renewable
    subject to the project’s life cycle and per candidates’ performances.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should download a pre-interview questionnaire below and send the completed questionnaire with a copy of their updated resume in Microsoft Word format to: cc: quoting the Job Title and Reference Code for the position in the subject.

Click here to download Pre-interview Questionnaire

Application Deadline  19th August, 2016.

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