Key Account Associate Job in Nigeria

 PalmPay is a pan-African fintech company currently operating in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania and expanding to other markets in this year. We’re reinventing the payments experience by making it easy and reliable for everyone to transfer money, pay bills and shop online.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Key Account Associate

Locations: Abuja (FCT), Enugu, Lagos, Ogun, Oyo and Rivers

Employment Type: Contract

Job Summary

  • As a Key Account Associate specialized in PalmPay's suite of products – Point of Sale (POS), Pay With Transfer (PWT), merchant loans, collaboration, and online payment services – your core responsibility revolves around identifying, engaging, and fostering relationships with (key) merchants.
  • Your role is pivotal in showcasing and selling these PalmPay offerings to businesses, aligning their needs with the features and benefits of our diverse range of services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prospecting: Identify and target key merchants and market segments for POS, PWT, merchant loan, collaboration, and online payment solutions, leveraging various channels like online directories, industry gatherings, and referrals.
  • Merchant Engagement/Visitation: Initiate connections with potential clients, establishing strong rapport, and scheduling meetings or demonstrations to illustrate the advantages of adopting PalmPay's multifaceted suite of services.
  • Needs Analysis: Conduct comprehensive assessments of clients' business operations, payment procedures, and pain points to discern specific needs and challenges, offering tailored solutions accordingly.
  • Tailored Presentations: Showcase PalmPay's suite of services in a compelling manner, highlighting features, functionalities, and potential returns on investment, specifically tailored to each merchant's (Key, High and Small merchant) requirements.
  • Relationship Cultivation: Forge enduring relationships with key decision-makers within client organizations, showcasing expertise, reliability, and responsiveness.
  • Negotiation and Closure: Negotiate pricing, terms, and agreements to secure successful deals, ensuring satisfaction and compliance with company policies.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with internal teams, such as product development and customer support, to address client queries, offer technical insights, and ensure seamless implementation of the chosen services.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Proven B2B Sales Background: Demonstrated success in B2B sales, particularly within the payments or tech industry.
  • POS Expertise: Strong familiarity with point-of-sale systems.
  • Exceptional Communication: Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills to engage effectively with merchants and establish enduring connections.
  • Solution-Oriented: Ability to grasp complex business processes and tailor solutions to meet unique client needs.
  • Negotiation Skills: Proficiency in negotiation techniques and a track record of successful deal closures.
  • Self-Motivated Team Player: Self-driven, target-oriented, capable of both independent work and effective collaboration within a team setting

Application Closing Date
6th June, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.