Director, Digital Product Specialist, Solutioning and Co-Creation at Visa Incorporated

Visa operates the world's largest retail electronic payments network and is one of the most recognized global financial services brands. Visa facilitates global commerce through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses and government entities.We offer a range of branded payment product platforms, which our financial institution clients use to develop and offer credit, charge, debit, prepaid and cash access programs to cardholders. Visa's card platforms provide consumers, businesses, merchants and government entities with a secure, convenient and reliable way to pay and be paid in over 200 countries and territories.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Director, Digital Product Specialist, Solutioning and Co-CreationLocation: LagosJob Type: Full-timeJob DescriptionIn response to the accelerating pace of change in the payments industry, Visa is extending its network, opening access to payment capabilities, and using insights gathered from in-field research to ideate and generate solutions to complex problems.The Sub-Sahara Digital Solutions team works on solving these complex problems with clients and partners by combining Design Thinking with innovative research approaches, and technology to deliver new products to market.We are part of the wider Product team working with stakeholders across the company and industry on projects that help define the future of commerce in Sub-Sahara Africa, (SSA).As the Director, Digital Solutions & Co-Creation, you will be tasked with helping set the strategic direction of co-creation and digital enablement across West Africa, establishing and executing a rapidly scalable go to market plan, and working closely with the CEMEA Innovation Centre and Digital Solutions Teams to gather and distribute insights and solution enablement across all product teams in Sub-Sahara.You will be involved in the early stages of research, ideation and storytelling and collaborate with teams through the iteration and implementation process.A natural collaborator and design thinker, with experience in API software development, you will act as evangelist and leader of the co-creation framework for WestAfrica Digital solutions, while also bringing together client partners, designers, technologists, and subject matter experts to facilitate solution designs and executions.ResponsibilitiesSupport the planning and execution of Visa co-creation strategic direction strategy and go to market plan for SSAWork with clients and partners in the Visa Innovation Center to create, build and scale new product conceptsManage an ongoing pipeline of co-creation for issuing and merchant clients and their respective partners, enablers and acquirers.Track and report co-creation opportunities in a structured, program mannerWork closely with the CEMEA Innovation Center to define, document and educate in market product teams so they can successfully identify local co-creation opportunities and are comfortable leading to commercialization.Capture strategic insights from the Innovation Center and act as an evangelist into SSA product so that in market teams provide thought leadership to their respective clients.Ensure Visa’s processes and all required Visa Inc. policies are followed and escalate as necessary

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