Account Manager – Product Team



A vacancy exists for an Account Manager – Product Team within the VAS and Card division, Kazang, in Cape Town.  

The purpose of this role is to look after a small customer base while assisting the Senior AM to grow volumes.

The Account Manager would also be expected to go into the field and gain market-related knowledge, while taking on day to day tasks.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Grow bottom-line Key Account Revenue.
  • Assist KAM (Key Account Manager) with growing Key Account Revenue.
  • Support the KAM with certain day to day tasks.
  • Support and manage existing provider relationships, including potential new partners.
  • Engage with the market to identify key areas of growth. Spend time in the field.
  • Keep up to date market intelligence (competitor offerings, key players, market dynamics that may influence sales volumes, etc.)
  • Creation and coordination of interventions with Kazang Marketing team.
  • Presentation of ongoing interventions and performance to management.
  • Identify and come up with new marketing strategies/campaigns for your partners.

In order to be considered for this position, the following requirements must be met:

  • Matric / Grade 12 qualification.
  • Tertiary education preferred – business or marketing.
  • 2+ years’ experience working in business development or account management in the value-added services industry.
  • Experience working for a FinTech company, focused on VAS products preferred.

Technical Competencies:

  • Computer literacy – MS Office Suite.
  • Excel experience.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Strong communication skills.
  • Target driven, high energy approach to tasks.
  • Strategic and wholistic medium to long-term planning.
  • Capable of working under tight deadlines.
  • Capable of working in a team.
  • Capable of working with a Senior Account Manager.
  • Self-motivated and aggressive growth focused.
  • Manage and exceed quarterly KPI’s.

To apply for this position, include a 2–3-page CV, specifying the position you are applying for, for the attention of Megan Lombard at megan.lombard@kazang.com