Head of Business Partnership

  • Full Time
  • Greater Accra
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: $Not Stated
  • Full Time
  • Greater Accra
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: $Not Stated
State: Accra, Ghana
Country: Ghana
Deadline: 06/09/2021
Qualification: Masters Degree
Work Experience: 4 Years
Career Level: Mid Career
Industry: NGO

Head of Business Partnership Summary

The Head of Business Partnership at Mastercard Foundation will partner with the business to identify,

rationalize, and prioritize MCF investments in systems, technologies, and digital capabilities to ensure their alignment with business strategy and objectives.

Through collaboration, functional expertise and influence, the Head of Business Partnership will build roadmaps for

each business area and manage the portfolio of initiatives leading to the roadmap targeted end state.

The Head of Business Partnership will ensure visibility to the business into the delivery of technology and digital solutions and diligently follows

up on benefits realization from investments in technology.

The successful Head of Business Partnership will be based in any of our listed offices in Africa (Rwanda, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, South Africa, Ghana and Nigeria).


Ensure linkage of the technology investments and efforts to business strategy and objectives.

Advocate technology and digital services and related innovations for the business.

Support the business in defining their needs in terms of process improvements, organizational capabilities, systems, and technologies.

Support business initiatives with technology components (applications, infrastructure, services) through

development of business cases, high-level solutions, and cost and time estimates of the technology components.

Evaluate business requirements and drive the technical feasibility analysis, prioritization, and approval of new

initiatives in alignment with overall Enterprise Architecture guidelines.

Prepare basic functional designs, high-level options, proofs-of-concept, and scope solutions.

Support the launch of approved and prioritized projects with Technology PMO and Operations teams.

In collaboration with the business, monitor and report on user adoption and value realization (as laid out in the business case).

Supervise a group of business partners, functional analysts, business process specialists by providing direction, input, and feedback.

Work with staff to improve performance by providing necessary learning and developmental experiences.

Work with Internal Communication Team and with external partners to improve our organization Digital IQ.


15+ years of business work experience, including significant leadership responsibilities with proven ability to

influence senior-level management and key stakeholders.

Experience in one of the following functional areas and sectors: finance, people and culture, international

development, philanthropy, the not-for-profit sector, government, industries with large operations in emerging

markets or developing countries.

Experience in areas such as agile transformation, change management, consulting, process re-engineering,

organizational transformation, Six Sigma and Lean are appreciated.

Demonstrated execution of effective management of a portfolio of technology and digital investments for a global enterprise.

Experience in leveraging technology to enable business strategy and drive change.

Experience in successfully leading major process and systems change initiatives.

Strong customer focus and consistently seeks input and monitors quality, reliability, and timeliness of services.

A drive for continuous improvement.

Are results-driven and motivated by a sense of performance excellence and a sense of urgency; possesses a proactive and ‘self-starter’ mentality.

Are results-driven and motivated by a sense of performance excellence and a sense of urgency; possesses a proactive and ‘self-starter’ mentality.

Possesses a global mindset and professional maturity and demonstrates sensitivity to working within different cultures.

You have a commitment to Mastercard Foundation’s values and vision.

French language and/or local language skills are an asset.

The deadline for Applications is August 20, 2021

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