Head of Digital Financial Services Strategy & Projects

Islamabad, Pakistan
JAZZ – Digital Financial Services
Grade: L4
Last Date to Apply: Thursday, 16th January 2020

As one of the leading employers in the country, Jazz epitomizes the philosophy that each Jazz employee is inspired and enabled by visionary leadership, a unique professional culture, a flourishing lifestyle and continuous learning and development.
Our Team & You
As one of the largest private sector organizations in Pakistan, our objective is to continue to change the lives of our approx. 59 million customers for the better. This is an opportunity for someone who wants to be part of something transformative, someone who can play a critical role in driving our success. Together, we can empower millions more with the tools necessary to progress in an increasingly digital economy. 

The  Head of DFS - Strategy & Projects  will be responsible to support, assist, articulate and follow-up the strategy process for DFS Department. Working with the UDs, his/her job will be to review the global trends in DFS, analyze the potential for growth, monitor the competitive landscape and support the business in identifying strategic opportunities.
In addition, he/she will be responsible to lead the strategic projects for DFS pertaining to future business model.

Ø  Devise DFS’s short and long term strategy
Ø  Follow-up on strategic initiatives
Ø  Market sizing, competitive analyses, valuation models and adaptive matrices
Ø  Devise DFS’s short and long term strategy
Ø  Follow-up on strategic initiatives
Ø  Market sizing, competitive analyses, valuation models and adaptive matrices
Ø  Strategy communication and buy-in
Ø  Lead the strategic project focused on future business model
Ø  Engage with consultants to oversee end to end project delivery
Ø  Engage with Regulator to ensure best and cost effective business models
Ø  Align policies, processes and support for the future business model
Ø  Engage with stakeholders from Jazz, Veon Group and MMBL – alignment on strategy and projects across the board
Ø  Participate and organize the strategy challenge meetings

Key Skills

Ø  Interpersonal Skills
Ø  Communication and report writing skills
Ø  Organizational and presentation skills
Ø  Analytical skills
Ø  Stakeholder Management
Ø  Negotiation
Ø  Be an advocate of the Jazz 1st philosophy in all its aspects.
Eligibility Criteria
Ø  Education:
o   Professional finance certification/ MBA

Ø  Work experience:
o   8-10 years - in particular should have experience of working in DFS and participate or support in Strategic Projects and business modeling
A Bit About You:
We are looking for someone who has experience in managing and articulating the DFS performance and understanding of the bank’s core business.
The must-have, past experiences the candidate should have:

Ø Experience in working with and/or in the financial services industry
Ø Experience in working with and/or in the telecommunication industry
Working at the VEON GROUP demands a high standard of business ethics and adherence to our legal obligations, our values and our Code of Conduct and supporting compliance policies and procedures. Our pioneering spirit is embodied in our values to be customer obsessed, entrepreneurial, innovative, collaborative, and truthful.  Being truthful requires us to act ethically, honestly, and with integrity. 
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