Technical Payment Specialist : Southern Africa – Zambia

Reference: RM171M

With over 15 years of technical project experience and a decade in relationship management, this candidate excels in e-commerce and project management leadership. Trained as a Lead IT Auditor under the British Standards Organization, they hold diplomas in Computer Studies and BSc degrees in both Management of Technology and Business Administration. Currently pursuing an MBA in Leadership and Business Strategy, they have managed significant projects such as the Centralized Direct Debit Management, National Financial Switch, and ISO 20022 TCIB projects. Their experience spans implementing integrated national payment systems, ensuring compliance and security, optimizing performance, and managing vendor relationships. Known for their precise and comprehensive thinking, strong team-building skills, and international cross-cultural experience, they have a proven track record of managing and completing high-level projects successfully.

Functional Skills

  • Project Management
  • Relationship Management
  • E-Commerce Implementation
  • IT Auditing
  • Compliance and Security Management
  • Vendor Management
  • Technical Team Leadership
  • Cross-Functional Team Collaboration
  • Payment System Integration
  • Problem Solving and Issue Resolution

Key Achievements

  • Successfully managed the Centralized Direct Debit Management project.
  • Led the National Financial Switch (ATM & POS) and e-Balance of Payment Project (e-BOP).
  • Managed the ISO 20022 TCIB and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) projects.
  • Won the Overall FUSE Africa Innovations award from 2017-2019.
  • Spearheaded the implementation of national payment processing systems for Bill and Melinda Gates sponsored projects.
  • Developed and maintained extensive regional networks in the payments field.