Chief Innovation Officer

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Company Name: PWC Nigeria 

Company Location: Lagos.

About us

Our Client is a leading innovation-driven financial services company based in Lagos, Nigeria with branches spread across the Country. The company pioneered the unsecured micro-lending space in Nigeria and are positioned to be the dominant market leader in the Country and beyond. Their services are hinged on a partnership with employers and customers to provide friendly innovative loan and investment products while their various repayment options give  customers the freedom, flexibility, and confidence to enjoy their lives.

Seniority Level

Mid-Senior level


Management Consulting

Financial Services

Employment Type


Job Functions


Required Skills



Financial Services

General Management

Information Risk

Risk Management


Financial Technology

Customer Management

Product Development


Develop the innovation masterplan for the organisation and drive its implementation.
Lead the organisation to become innovation-driven by setting the innovation agenda and implementing same across the various systems.
Champion and develop creative thinking in employees and find ways to nurture innovative thinking across all areas of the company.
Revamp the business by instituting innovation for the following (but not limited to): digital, technology, business improvement, business expansion, cost optimisation, and customer management.
Formulates effective new ideas and innovative strategies for product development, marketing, branding, or business opportunities.
Strategises with product development teams to transform general ideas into workable solutions that contribute to the organization’s bottom line.
Analyses existing practices to isolate areas ripe for improvement or enhancement.
Evaluates the progress of innovation and adjusts the pace or direction of new projects in accordance.

Qualification and Experience

Minimum of 18 years relevant experience and at least 5 years of relevant work experience in an African/Nigerian market.
5+ years of general management experience across the various IT and digital disciplines.
Possesses experience in the Financial Services industry and understanding of the Consumer Lending space will be preferred.
Experience working in an entrepreneurial context and/or with SMEs.
Experience in direct consumer businesses and services; experience in a dynamic operational environment; ability to solve complex problems as they occur.
Outstanding knowledge of various IT systems especially Fintech with passionate interest in using innovation and technology to transform the financial services industry and fuel growth as well as ability to embrace technology to scale impact.
Knowledge of Information Risk Management and System Security.
Knowledge of operational principles and practices, regulatory environment and policies

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